If you’re looking to travel—or perhaps even move—to another U.S. city in the near future, most of you would look at some basic comparison items.
These include crime rate, cost of living, health care facilities, or mass transit infrastructure.
What about warmheartedness? Which are the most caring cities in America?
The top winners were:
1. Madison, Wisconsin
2. Lincoln, Nebraska
3. Virginia Beach, Virginia
4. Boise, Idaho
5. Honolulu, Hawaii
Memphis has the highest share of income donated to charity. The lowest is Laredo in Texas.
Virginia Beach boasts the most number of volunteering hours per capita. New Orleans has the fewest.
People in Milwaukee represent the highest share of residents who do favors for their neighbors. That’s four times higher than Phoenix, Arizona.
Which cities ranked the lowest?
100. San Bernardino, California
99. Laredo, Texas
98. Detroit, Michigan
97. Fresno, California
96. Stockton, California
While it might get the lowest overall ranking, San Bernardino also has the highest percentage of coworkers who carpool.
That’s four times better than New York City.
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