Report: Utahns Four Times More Giving Than New Hampsherites; How Does Your State Compare?
As the Christmas season is upon us, WalletHub recently conducted an analysis of rates of charity by state around the United States.
Spokesperson Jill Gonzalez, says, “With 30 percent of annual giving taking place in December and the U.S. co-leading the world with Myanmar in charitable contributions this year, the leading personal finance social network WalletHub conducted an in-depth analysis of 2014’s Most & Least Charitable States.”
She made the following key observations from the report:
The percentage of donated income is four times higher in Utah than in New Hampshire.
The median contribution to charity is three times higher in Utah than in Rhode Island.
The number of charities per capita is five times higher in Vermont than in Nevada.
According to the Wallet Hub report, the top five most giving states are:
The report says the five least giving states are:
On Thursday, December 11, 2014 at 7:00 PM Eastern, Jill Gonzalez will join me for a live discussion about the report and its implications. Tune in here then to watch the interview live.
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More about WalletHub:
WalletHub is the premier personal finance social network. Not only does it help consumers find the best deals on credit cards, car insurance, checking accounts and the like, but it also develops data-driven studies to help them make the best financial decisions as possible.
Jill Gonzalez is the spokesperson for WalletHub. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Strategic Communications and a minor in broadcasting from The Ohio State University. Previously, she covered sports as a sideline reporter for Verizon FiOS1Sports in New York City. Born and raised in Philadelphia, she is now on the hunt for the best cheesesteak in the District of Columbia.
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