DIVER Geo Score 2018-04-02T13:33:54+00:00

DIVER Geo Scores

DIVER Geo Scores are designed to quickly communicate the overall economic health of a selected geographic area on a scale of 0 to 10.  The Geo Score reflects the relative economic well-being of the location and is available for all States, counties, and approximately 350 of the largest cities. Calculations are released monthly and are based on multiple, meaningful economic and demographic data from the employment, income and housing categories.

The Geo Score can be found in all of the DIVER platforms.

DIVER Geo Score For Houston City, TX

Our Current Geo Scores

Data as of March 2018

RankLocationScore
1District of Columbia10.0
2Hawaii9.8
3North Dakota9.6
4New Hampshire9.4
5Colorado9.2
6Vermont9.0
7Minnesota8.8
8Massachusetts8.6
9Washington8.4
10Virginia8.2
11Utah8.0
12Nebraska7.8
13South Dakota7.6
14Oregon7.4
15Wisconsin7.2
16California7.0
17Idaho6.8
18Iowa6.6
19Maine6.4
20Wyoming6.2
21Kansas6.0
22Maryland5.8
23Montana5.6
24Florida5.4
25Texas5.2
26Connecticut5.0
27Rhode Island4.8
28New York4.6
29Missouri4.4
30Pennsylvania4.2
31Tennessee4.0
32Arizona3.8
33Delaware3.6
34Nevada3.4
35Georgia3.2
36Indiana3.0
37New Jersey2.8
38Illinois2.6
39Oklahoma2.4
40Michigan2.2
41Alaska2.0
42North Carolina1.8
43Ohio1.6
44Arkansas1.4
45Louisiana1.2
46South Carolina1.0
47Kentucky0.8
48Alabama0.6
49West Virginia0.4
50Mississippi0.2
51New Mexico0.0
RankLocation2018 v. 2017
1Idaho1.6
2Georgia1.4
3California1.2
4Wisconsin1.0
5Florida1.0
6Delaware0.8
7Washington0.6
8Tennessee0.6
9Ohio0.6
10Hawaii0.4
11Missouri0.4
12Nevada0.4
13Louisiana0.4
14Alabama0.4
15Colorado0.2
16Minnesota0.2
17Massachusetts0.2
18Virginia0.2
19Nebraska0.2
20Oregon0.2
21Texas0.2
22Illinois0.2
23Michigan0.2
24District of Columbia0.0
25Maine0.0
26Kansas0.0
27Arizona0.0
28New Mexico0.0
29North Dakota-0.2
30New Hampshire-0.2
31Vermont-0.2
32Utah-0.2
33New York-0.2
34Indiana-0.2
35Oklahoma-0.2
36Arkansas-0.2
37West Virginia-0.2
38Mississippi-0.2
39Pennsylvania-0.4
40North Carolina-0.4
41South Carolina-0.4
42Kentucky-0.4
43Connecticut-0.6
44Rhode Island-0.6
45Iowa-0.8
46Wyoming-0.8
47Maryland-0.8
48New Jersey-0.8
49South Dakota-1.2
50Montana-1.2
51Alaska-2.2
RankBest LocationsScoreRankWorst LocationsScore
1San Mateo, CA10.03110Magoffin, KY0.0
2Santa Clara, CA10.03109Atlantic, NJ0.0
3San Francisco, CA10.03108Issaquena, MS0.0
4Williams, ND10.03107Lake, TN0.0
5McKenzie, ND10.03106Jefferson, MS0.0
6Dunn, ND10.03105Humphreys, MS0.0
7Mountrail, ND10.03104Mackinac, MI0.0
8Arlington, VA10.03103Wheeler, GA0.0
9Divide, ND10.03102Owsley, KY0.0
10Midland, TX10.03101Holmes, MS0.0
11King, WA10.03100Cheboygan, MI0.0
12Falls Church, VA10.03099Hyde, NC0.0
13Fairfax, VA10.03098Cumberland, NJ0.0
14Stark, ND10.03097East Carroll, LA0.0
15Cameron, LA10.03096Onslow, NC0.0
16Alexandria City, VA10.03095Luna, NM0.0
17Broomfield, CO10.03094Salem, NJ0.0
18Slope, ND10.03093Elliott, KY0.0
19New York, NY10.03092Sunflower, MS0.0
20Steele, ND10.03091Willacy, TX0.0
21Sargent, ND10.03090Tyrrell, NC0.0
22Mercer, ND10.03089Wilcox, AL0.0
23Butte, ID10.03088Wilkinson, MS0.0
24Washington, OR10.03087Clay, KY0.0
25Los Alamos, NM10.03086Clay, WV0.0
RankBest LocationsScoreRankWorst LocationsScore
1Mountain View, CA10.0357Flint, MI0.0
2Palo Alto, CA10.0356Camden, NJ0.0
3Sunnyvale, CA10.0355Jacksonville, NC0.0
4Santa Clara, CA9.9354Youngstown, OH0.1
5Milpitas, CA9.9353Cleveland, OH0.1
6San Francisco, CA9.9352Detroit, MI0.1
7Redwood City, CA9.8351Reading, PA0.2
8San Jose, CA9.8350Fayetteville, NC0.2
9Midland, TX9.8349Dayton, OH0.2
10Walnut Creek, CA9.7348Rochester, NY0.3
11Pleasanton, CA9.7347Springfield, MA0.3
12Bellevue, WA9.7346Gary, IN0.3
13San Ramon, CA9.6345Canton, OH0.4
14Newton, MA9.6344Trenton, NJ0.4
15Seattle, WA9.6343Rockford, IL0.4
16Alexandria, VA9.5342Toledo, OH0.5
17San Leandro, CA9.5341Newark, NJ0.5
18Rockville, MD9.5340Akron, OH0.5
19Santa Monica, CA9.4339Muncie, IN0.6
20Renton, WA9.4338Columbia, SC0.6
21Bismarck, ND9.4337Syracuse, NY0.6
22Torrance, CA9.3336Brownsville, TX0.7
23Costa Mesa, CA9.3335Hartford, CT0.7
24Austin, TX9.3334Bloomington, IN0.7
25Broomfield, CO9.2333Lansing, MI0.8
RankBest LocationsScore ChangesRankWorst LocationsScore Changes
1Schleicher, TX+4.63110Sandoval, NM-4.3
2Mendocino, CA+4.13109Fairfield, SC-4.2
3Butte, CA+4.03108Huntington, IN-3.4
4Hunterdon, NJ+4.03107Wicomico, MD-3.4
5Lincoln, WI+3.73106Union, IN-3.3
6Lafayette, LA+3.53105Perry, IN-3.2
7Oneida, ID+3.53104Coos, OR-3.2
8St. Bernard, LA+3.43103Carbon, UT-3.2
9St. Charles, LA+3.13102Burlington, NJ-3
10Camden, GA+3.03101Matanuska-Susitna, AK-2.9
11Henry, AL+2.93100Kent, MD-2.8
12Morgan, GA+2.93099Mercer, NJ-2.8
13Uintah, UT+2.83098Ocean, NJ-2.7
14Reynolds, MO+2.73097Frontier, NE-2.6
15Dimmit, TX+2.73096Herkimer, NY-2.6
16DeWitt, TX+2.73095Allen, IN-2.5
17Lake, OH+2.73094Carroll, IN-2.5
18Washington, AL+2.63093Carlisle, KY-2.4
19Fulton, NY+2.63092Prince George's, MD-2.4
20Duval, TX+2.63091Caroline, MD-2.4
21Effingham, GA+2.63090Yakutat, AK-2.3
22Highlands, FL+2.53089Morton, KS-2.3
23Hinds, MS+2.53088Northampton, VA-2.3
24Iberia, LA+2.53087Carbon, WY-2.3
25Bryan, GA+2.53086Ringgold, IA-2.3
RankBest LocationsScore ChangesRankWorst LocationsScore Changes
1Jackson, MS+2.3351Anchorage, AK-1.8
2Lafayette, LA+2.0350North Charleston, SC-1.6
3Vallejo, CA+1.8349Concord, NC-1.6
4Chico, CA+1.7348Warwick, RI-1.6
5Medford, OR+1.5347Lawton, OK-1.5
6Lakeland, FL+1.5346Fort Wayne, IN-1.4
7Kennewick, WA+1.4345Waterloo, IA-1.4
8New Orleans, LA+1.4344Bridgeport, CT-1.4
9Santa Rosa, CA+1.4343Washington, DC-1.4
10Cincinnati, OH+1.4342Santa Maria, CA-1.3
11Cape Coral, FL+1.3341Henderson, NV-1.3
12Pompano Beach, FL+1.3340Camarillo, CA-1.3
13San Angelo, TX+1.3339Trenton, NJ-1.3
14Arlington Heights, IL+1.3338Santa Fe, NM-1.2
15Savannah, GA+1.2337Bethlehem, PA-1.2
16Tampa, FL+1.2336Charleston, SC-1.2
17Orange, CA+1.2335Shreveport, LA-1.2
18Boca Raton, FL+1.2334Oklahoma , OK-1.1
19Temple, TX+1.1333Wyoming, MI-1.1
20Durham, NC+1.1332Phoenix, AZ-1.1
21Fort Myers, FL+1.1331Davenport, IA-1.1
22Tustin, CA+1.1330Greensboro, NC-1.1
23Tuscaloosa, AL+1.1329Abilene, TX-1
24Modesto, CA+1.0328Fayetteville, AR-1
25Fairfield, CA+1.0327Hampton, VA-1