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Charitable Giving by State, 2004

Rank Share of
charitable
contributions1
Share of
adjusted
income2
Charitable
giving
index3
1 New York 8.5%4.3%1.96
2 District of Columbia 0.40.21.84
3 Utah 1.30.81.56
4 California 12.99.31.40
5 Connecticut 1.61.21.33
6 Maryland 2.92.51.18
7 New Jersey 3.32.81.16
8 Georgia 3.63.21.12
9 Massachusetts 2.32.01.12
10 Hawaii 0.30.31.08
11 South Carolina 1.51.41.05
12 Delaware 0.30.31.04
13 North Carolina 3.13.01.04
14 Virginia 3.02.91.04
15 Illinois 4.24.01.04
16 Nevada 0.90.91.01
17 Alabama 1.61.60.95
18 Wyoming 0.20.20.95
19 Oregon 1.21.20.93
20 Oklahoma 1.21.30.91
21 Michigan 3.23.50.91
22 Washington 2.12.30.90
23 Florida 6.16.80.89
24 Pennsylvania 3.74.10.89
25 Louisiana 1.11.20.89
26 Rhode Island 0.30.30.87
27 Idaho 0.50.50.85
28 Arkansas 0.91.00.85
29 Colorado 1.72.00.84
30 Minnesota 1.92.30.84
31 Montana 0.20.30.84
32 Tennessee 1.92.30.83
33 Kansas 0.91.00.82
34 Texas 6.88.40.81
35 Kentucky 1.11.40.81
36 Ohio 3.13.90.78
37 Nebraska 0.50.70.77
38 Alaska 0.20.20.77
39 Arizona 1.72.30.76
40 Wisconsin 1.52.00.76
41 New Hampshire 0.30.50.73
42 Maine 0.30.40.73
43 Mississippi 0.71.00.72
44 Indiana 1.72.30.71
45 Missouri 1.72.40.70
46 New Mexico 0.40.60.66
47 Iowa 0.81.20.66
48 South Dakota 0.20.30.65
49 Vermont 0.10.20.61
50 West Virginia 0.30.60.58
51 North Dakota 0.10.30.50
  United States 100.0100.01.00
NOTES:
1. Percentage of all charitable contributions made in the United States.
2. Percentage of all after-tax income—adjusted for cost of living expenses, including “housing, health care, utilities, transportation, food, and the necessities of life”—earned in the United States.
3. The share of total charitable giving divided by the share of adjusted after-tax income.
Source: Boston College Center on Wealth and Philanthropy, Center on Wealth and Philanthropy Charitable Giving Indices: Social Indicators of Philanthropy by State, November 3, 2006.

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