Texas comes in at the 12th most generous state which comes as no surprise since everyone knows that Texans have big hearts. Residents of the Longhorn state gave 3.59% of their total income to charity in 2012. That adds up to a whopping $15,897,192,000 total. Here are the top 10 most generous towns in Texas presented by us here at Pollard Used Cars.
- Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington took the top spot with 3.77% of the residents’ total income, which comes out to $5,265,147,000.
- Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown gave $4,949,879,000 to charity in 2012.
- Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos comes in with an impressive $1,216,197,000 in charitable donations.
- San Antonio-New Braunfels is a major tourist hotspot which means a higher income. As a result, residents donated $1,030,949,000 to charity, equating to 3.29% of their total annual income.
- Midland saw a massive $256,496,000 donated to charity, coming in at roughly 4.95% of the city’s total income.
- Beaumont-Port Arthur residents donated a generous $186,517,000 to charity in 2012.
- Tyler residents donated 5.53% of their income to charity, coming in with a total of $176,004,000.
- El Paso gave 2.61% of its total income to charity and that adds up to a whopping $160,755,000 to charity.
- Lubbock squeezed by Amarillo with a total contribution of $157,324,000 or roughly 4.46% of the total income.
- Amarillo residents gave 4.88% of their total income, coming in with a total of $151,764,000 donated to charity.
We made it on the list, and it is not surprise to all of us at Pollard Used Cars in Lubbock, TX. We have so many nice people come to our dealership every day!