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August 19, 2012

Generosity in the States: a Ranking


*Includes only those making $50,000 or more who itemized their charitable deductions.

*This ranking does not include Washington, D.C., which as a whole donated $482-million to charity. The median discretionary income per household in D.C. was $39,045 and the median gift was $2,995, leading to 7.7% of income given to charity. This would place D.C. second in the overall rankings.

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