Americans are a very giving nation, in fact, in the United States 95.4 percent of households donate to charities, each contributing an annual average of $2,974. 

WalletHub looked at each U.S. state to see how they ranked as being the most charitable. They analyzed a total of eight key metrics, among which are volunteer rate, the percentage of the population who donated time and money, and the median contribution to charity.

The most charitable state is Utah, Maine came in 39th and Rhode Island was last.

Source: WalletHub

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