This is the season of giving; according to the The Daily Beast, the Twin Cities give big.
Clark Merrefield recently posted The Daily Beast’s ranking of the “25 Most Charitable Cities” in America, based on donations and volunteerism. Seattle ranked first. Minneapolis-St. Paul ranked sixth:
Percentage of earnings donated: 2.9 percent
Average household income: $98,578
Giving per foundation: $703,354
Annual volunteers: 905,400
Population that volunteers: 27.7 percent
For complete rankings and information on how The Daily Beast determined charitability, read Merrefield’s report at The Daily Beast.