WalletHub compared the 100 largest cities across 38 key indicators of a compassionate spirit
By Adam McCann | WalletHub
aring means having a connection with others and being concerned for their wellbeing. And it can be expressed in multiple ways — from helping an elderly person cross the street to fighting a house fire. But certain parts of America put this into practice more than others.
As a whole, Americans have shown their care through charitable giving more and more. According to Giving USA, Americans donated over $410 billion in 2017, up 5.2% from the previous year. But even if you can’t afford to give away your income, there are plenty of other ways to show kindness to others. You can volunteer your time and expertise as well.
In order to identify the areas that care the most, WalletHub compared the 100 largest cities across 38 key indicators of a compassionate spirit. Our data set ranges from share of sheltered homeless persons to number of volunteering hours per capita to share of income donated to charity. Continue reading below for the complete ranking, expert commentary and a full description of our methodology
Most Caring Cities in the U.S.