North Carolina Ranked One of 2019’s Most Charitable States

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Happy #GivingTuesday! With the U.S. ranked as the most generous country over the past 10 years by the World Giving Index, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2019’s Most Charitable States.

To determine where the most generous Americans are inspiring others to be more selfless, the company compared the 50 states based on 19 key indicators of charitable behavior. The data set ranges from volunteer rate to share of income donated to share of sheltered homeless.

North Carolina came in at #16 in the nation, ranking higher in the ‘Charitable Giving’ department than in ‘Volunteering & Service’.

2019’s Most Charitable States in America

Overall Rank* State Total Score ‘Volunteering & Service’ Rank ‘Charitable Giving’ Rank
1 Minnesota 71.25 3 4
2 Utah 71.24 2 8
3 Maryland 68.87 4 7
4 Oregon 66.77 1 37
5 Ohio 66.11 11 9
6 Pennsylvania 65.88 12 11
7 North Dakota 64.31 5 29
8 Virginia 63.94 28 3
9 Washington 63.63 17 18
10 Maine 63.62 6 28
11 New Hampshire 63.20 10 25
12 Alaska 62.70 7 31
13 Georgia 62.64 33 2
14 Colorado 62.31 20 13
15 Arkansas 62.27 21 12
16 North Carolina 61.68 23 14
17 Wisconsin 61.05 19 22
18 Wyoming 60.91 14 32
19 New York 60.63 45 1
20 Illinois 60.61 36 5
21 Idaho 60.16 8 42
22 Indiana 59.69 15 38
23 Nebraska 59.67 13 41
24 Massachusetts 59.63 40 6
25 Missouri 59.60 31 17
26 Connecticut 59.01 30 21
27 Delaware 58.51 9 47
28 Kentucky 58.51 24 26
29 New Jersey 58.40 34 19
30 Michigan 57.67 42 15
31 Kansas 57.61 39 20
32 Oklahoma 57.48 22 35
33 Montana 57.28 18 40
34 South Carolina 56.99 38 24
35 South Dakota 56.94 16 46
36 Vermont 56.93 26 34
37 Florida 56.54 41 23
38 Tennessee 56.26 35 27
39 Alabama 55.96 46 10
40 Texas 54.49 25 43
41 Iowa 54.46 32 39
42 West Virginia 54.03 27 44
43 California 53.75 50 16
44 Hawaii 53.23 29 45
45 Rhode Island 52.11 44 36
46 Nevada 51.07 37 48
47 Louisiana 51.00 48 33
48 Mississippi 50.70 49 30
49 New Mexico 47.12 47 49
50 Arizona 46.74 43 50

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