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Utah is the No. 1 most charitable state, according to the survey. Oregon ranks No. 14. Hawaii was listed as the least charitable state.

(Image is Clickable Link) PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP FILE PHOTO - Employees sort donated items at the Tualatin Community Warehouse. A new survey found that Oregon was the 14th most charitable state.Just in time for Giving Tuesday, a new survey finds that Oregonians are generous with their charitable donations . . . sort of.

A survey by the online financial services WalletHub reported Nov. 28 that Oregon is the 14th most charitable state in the nation. Utah is the No. 1 most charitable state, according to the survey. Hawaii was listed as the least charitable state.

Washington is ranked No. 6 on the survey. California ranked No. 43.

WalletHub's survey comes after the latest World Giving Index found that Americans are among the world's most generous people, giving $389 billion to charities in 2016. About 72 percent of that money came from individuals, according to the National Philanthropic Trust.



Source: WalletHub

WalletHub used 14 indicators to determine the nation's most charitable states. Indicators included amount of volunteer hours; the share of the population donating and distributing food, clothing and other items; the share of the population raising funds; the share of the population donating money; and the number of public charities per capita.

The Top 15 most charitable states:

1 Utah

2 Maryland

3 Minnesota

4 Wyoming

5 Wisconsin

6 Washington

7 Virginia

8 South Dakota

9 Georgia

10 Oklahoma

11 Connecticut

12 Kansas

13 New Hampshire

14 Oregon

15 New York

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