Top 10 Cities

Minneapolis St. Paul #1 in volunteering among cities
Rochester #2 in volunteering among cities
Salt Lake City #3 in volunteering among cities
Milwaukee #4 in volunteering among cities
Portland #5 in volunteering among cities
Indianapolis #6 in volunteering among cities
Pitssburgh #7 in volunteering among cities
Seattle #8 in volunteering among cities
Raleigh #9 in volunteering among cities
Baltimore #10 in volunteering among cities

 

City Profiles

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

Highlights

1,246,508 volunteers contribute 105 million hours of service

26.8% of residents volunteer, ranking them 35th among cities

Volunteer service worth an estimated $2.5 billion

Rates

97.1% of residents regularly talk or spend time with friends and family

42.1% of residents do favors for neighbors

18.5% of residents do something positive for the neighborhood

20.2% of residents participate in local groups or organizations

50.6% of residents donate $25 or more to charity

Austin-Round Rock, TX

Highlights

513,853 volunteers contribute 32.9 million hours of service 

30.6% of residents volunteer, ranking them 26th among cities

Volunteer service worth an estimated $795.0 million

Rates

98.3% of residents regularly talk or spend time with friends and family

54.6% of residents do favors for neighbors

20.6% of residents do something positive for the neighborhood

23.1% of residents participate in local groups or organizations

37.7% of residents donate $25 or more to charity

Baltimore-Columbia-Townson, MD

Highlights

866,072 volunteers contribute 126.3 million hours of service

37.6% of residents volunteer, ranking them 10th among cities

Volunteer service worth an estimated $3.0 million

Rates

95.5% of residents regularly talk or spend time with friends and family

57.9% of residents do favors for neighbors

31.2% of residents do something positive for the neighborhood

36.1% of residents participate in local groups or organizations

69.8% of residents donate $25 or more to charity

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

Highlights

322,723 volunteers contribute 18.9 million hours of service

35.6% of residents volunteer, ranking them 13th among cities

Volunteer service worth an estimated $456.3 million

Rates

98.1% of residents regularly talk or spend time with friends and family

41.3% of residents do favors for neighbors

17.8% of residents do something positive for the neighborhood

23.9% of residents participate in local groups or organizations

54.4% of residents donate $25 or more to charity

Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH

Highlights

1,461,430 volunteers contribute 113.3 million hours of service

35.9% of residents volunteer, ranking them 12th among cities

Volunteer service worth an estimated $2.7 billion

Rates

98.4% of residents regularly talk or spend time with friends and family

54.9% of residents do favors for neighbors

25.3% of residents do something positive for the neighborhood

33.3% of residents participate in local groups or organizations

60.3% of residents donate $25 or more to charity

Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY

Highlights

152,437 volunteers contribute 16.1 million hours of service

23.2% of residents volunteer, ranking them 48th among cities

Volunteer service worth an estimated $390.5 million

Rates

94.9% of residents regularly talk or spend time with friends and family

14.9% of residents do something positive for the neighborhood

74.1% of residents donate $25 or more to charity

Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC

Highlights

733,203 volunteers contribute 58.8 million hours of service

32.6% of residents volunteer, ranking them 20th among cities

Volunteer service worth an estimated $1.4 billion

Rates

98.9% of residents regularly talk or spend time with friends and family

45.5% of residents do favors for neighbors

18.9% of residents do something positive for the neighborhood

37.1% of residents participate in local groups or organizations

51.6% of residents donate $25 or more to charity

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

Highlights

1,967,127 volunteers contribute 151.1 million hours of service

25.6% of residents volunteer, ranking them 39th among cities

Volunteer service worth an estimated $3.6 billion

Rates

97.6% of residents regularly talk or spend time with friends and family

50.1% of residents do favors for neighbors

23.0% of residents do something positive for the neighborhood

25.7% of residents participate in local groups or organizations

55.7% of residents donate $25 or more to charity

Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN

Highlights

490,013 volunteers contribute 48.8 million hours of service

35.1% of residents volunteer, ranking them 14th among cities

Volunteer service worth an estimated $1.1 billion

Rates

97.9% of residents regularly talk or spend time with friends and family

58.9% of residents do favors for neighbors

21.1% of residents do something positive for the neighborhood

31.4% of residents participate in local groups or organizations

60.0% of residents donate $25 or more to charity

Cleveland-Elyria, OH

Highlights

539,598 volunteers contribute 48.8 million hours of service

30.1% of residents volunteer, ranking them 29th among cities

Volunteer service worth an estimated $1.1 billion

Rates

98.1% of residents regularly talk or spend time with friends and family

52.0% of residents do favors for neighbors

18.9% of residents do something positive for the neighborhood

28.7% of residents participate in local groups or organizations

55.6% of residents donate $25 or more to charity

Columbus, OH

Highlights

485,659 volunteers contribute 41.4 million hours of service

30.5% of residents volunteer, ranking them 28th among cities

Volunteer service worth an estimated $999.4 million

Rates

99.5% of residents regularly talk or spend time with friends and family

57.1% of residents do favors for neighbors

21.7% of residents do something positive for the neighborhood

21.7% of residents participate in local groups or organizations

50.4% of residents donate $25 or more to charity

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

Highlights

1,641,029 volunteers contribute 175.6 million hours of service

27.3% of residents volunteer, ranking them 32nd among cities

Volunteer service worth an estimated $4.2 billion

Rates

99.2% of residents regularly talk or spend time with friends and family

41.7% of residents do favors for neighbors

15.7% of residents do something positive for the neighborhood

23.1% of residents participate in local groups or organizations

54.5% of residents donate $25 or more to charity

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

Highlights

744,808 volunteers contribute 61.1 million hours of service

30.6% of residents volunteer, ranking them 27th among cities

Volunteer service worth an estimated $1.4 billion

Rates

98.6% of residents regularly talk or spend time with friends and family

57.6% of residents do favors for neighbors

16.9% of residents do something positive for the neighborhood

23.8% of residents participate in local groups or organizations

53.2% of residents donate $25 or more to charity

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI

Highlights

967,813 volunteers contribute 78.8 million hours of service

26.9% of residents volunteer, ranking them 34th among cities

Volunteer service worth an estimated $1.9 billion

Rates

97.5% of residents regularly talk or spend time with friends and family

55.3% of residents do favors for neighbors

21.5% of residents do something positive for the neighborhood

28.2% of residents participate in local groups or organizations

50.2% of residents donate $25 or more to charity

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT

Highlights

341,757 volunteers contribute 26.6 million hours of service

32.8% of residents volunteer, ranking them 19th among cities

Volunteer service worth an estimated $644.0 million

Rates

98.4% of residents regularly talk or spend time with friends and family

45.6% of residents do favors for neighbors

14.9% of residents do something positive for the neighborhood

25.7% of residents participate in local groups or organizations

43.8% of residents donate $25 or more to charity

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

Highlights

1,533,902 volunteers contribute 122.5 million hours of service

31.1% of residents volunteer, ranking them 23rd among cities

Volunteer service worth an estimated $2.9 billion

Rates

96.4% of residents regularly talk or spend time with friends and family

56.6% of residents do favors for neighbors

28.4% of residents do something positive for the neighborhood

21.7% of residents participate in local groups or organizations

54.0% of residents donate $25 or more to charity

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN

Highlights

627,505 volunteers contribute 51.7 million hours of service

43.3% of residents volunteer, ranking them 6th among cities

Volunteer service worth an estimated $1.2 billion

Rates

98.1% of residents regularly talk or spend time with friends and family

52.6% of residents do favors for neighbors

18.7% of residents do something positive for the neighborhood

40.5% of residents participate in local groups or organizations

63.1% of residents donate $25 or more to charity

Jacksonville, FL

Highlights

271,838 volunteers contribute 12.1 million hours of service

27.1% of residents volunteer, ranking them 33rd among cities

Volunteer service worth an estimated $293.6 million

Rates

98.3% of residents regularly talk or spend time with friends and family

68.7% of residents do favors for neighbors

26.8% of residents do something positive for the neighborhood

28.6% of residents participate in local groups or organizations

48.0% of residents donate $25 or more to charity

Kansas City, MO-KS

Highlights

631,317 volunteers contribute 54.4 million hours of service

37.4% of residents volunteer, ranking them 11th among cities

Volunteer service worth an estimated $1.3 billion

Rates

97.4% of residents regularly talk or spend time with friends and family

51.1% of residents do favors for neighbors

23.2% of residents do something positive for the neighborhood

32.5% of residents participate in local groups or organizations

65.3% of residents donate $25 or more to charity

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

Highlights

325,445 volunteers contribute 50.2 million hours of service

20.6% of residents volunteer, ranking them 49th among cities

Volunteer service worth an estimated $1.2 billion

Rates

95.6% of residents regularly talk or spend time with friends and family

40.3% of residents do favors for neighbors

10.9% of residents do something positive for the neighborhood

21.3% of residents participate in local groups or organizations

45.2% of residents donate $25 or more to charity

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

Highlights

2,498,357 volunteers contribute 197.8 million hours of service

24.1% of residents volunteer, ranking them 46th among cities

Volunteer service worth an estimated $4.7 billion

Rates

96.6% of residents regularly talk or spend time with friends and family

42.7% of residents do favors for neighbors

17.2% of residents do something positive for the neighborhood

22.0% of residents participate in local groups or organizations

47.2% of residents donate $25 or more to charity

Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN

Highlights

345,225 volunteers contribute 39.4 million hours of service

31.1% of residents volunteer, ranking them 24th among cities

Volunteer service worth an estimated $951.6 million

Rates

99.1% of residents regularly talk or spend time with friends and family

49.8% of residents do favors for neighbors

19.0% of residents do something positive for the neighborhood

29.6% of residents participate in local groups or organizations

64.6% of residents donate $25 or more to charity

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

Highlights

413,536 volunteers contribute 34.5 million hours of service

34.1% of residents volunteer, ranking them 16th among cities

Volunteer service worth an estimated $833.7 million

Rates

97.3% of residents regularly talk or spend time with friends and family

56.2% of residents do favors for neighbors

21.4% of residents do something positive for the neighborhood

31.6% of residents participate in local groups or organizations

55.6% of residents donate $25 or more to charity

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

Highlights

977,632 volunteers contribute 70.3 million hours of service

18.7% of residents volunteer, ranking them 50th among cities

Volunteer service worth an estimated $1.6 billion

Rates

97.4% of residents regularly talk or spend time with friends and family

39.2% of residents do favors for neighbors

24.6% of residents do something positive for the neighborhood

14.0% of residents participate in local groups or organizations

36.7% of residents donate $25 or more to charity

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

Highlights

506,028 volunteers contribute 56.7 million hours of service

44.6% of residents volunteer, ranking them 4th among cities

Volunteer service worth an estimated $1.3 billion

Rates

100% of residents regularly talk or spend time with friends and family

66.4% of residents do favors for neighbors

15.4% of residents do something positive for the neighborhood

40.4% of residents participate in local groups or organizations

65.8% of residents donate $25 or more to charity

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

Highlights

1,382,449 volunteers contribute 92.1 million hours of service

46.3% of residents volunteer, ranking them 1st among cities

Volunteer service worth an estimated $2.2 billion

Rates

98.4% of residents regularly talk or spend time with friends and family

60.7% of residents do favors for neighbors

27.6% of residents do something positive for the neighborhood

36.7% of residents participate in local groups or organizations

62.1% of residents donate $25 or more to charity

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

Highlights

497,517 volunteers contribute 42.3 million hours of service

34.7% of residents volunteer, ranking them 15th among cities

Volunteer service worth an estimated $1.0 billion

Rates

97.7% of residents regularly talk or spend time with friends and family

48.0% of residents do favors for neighbors

19.8% of residents do something positive for the neighborhood

30.9% of residents participate in local groups or organizations

60.2% of residents donate $25 or more to charity

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

Highlights

236,615 volunteers contribute 21.7 million hours of service

24.4% of residents volunteer, ranking them 45th among cities

Volunteer service worth an estimated $524.2 million

Rates

96.7% of residents regularly talk or spend time with friends and family

46.9% of residents do favors for neighbors

19.9% of residents do something positive for the neighborhood

19.7% of residents participate in local groups or organizations

39.0% of residents donate $25 or more to charity

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

Highlights

3,735,794 volunteers contribute 253.7 million hours of service

23.3% of residents volunteer, ranking them 47th among cities

Volunteer service worth an estimated $6.1 billion

Rates

96.5% of residents regularly talk or spend time with friends and family

44.7% of residents do favors for neighbors

21.9% of residents do something positive for the neighborhood

24.5% of residents participate in local groups or organizations

49.4% of residents donate $25 or more to charity

Oklahoma City, OK

Highlights

304,480 volunteers contribute 18.9 million hours of service

28.6% of residents volunteer, ranking them 31st among cities

Volunteer service worth an estimated $458.4 million

Rates

93.5% of residents regularly talk or spend time with friends and family

46.1% of residents do favors for neighbors

14.4% of residents do something positive for the neighborhood

29.3% of residents participate in local groups or organizations

50.7% of residents donate $25 or more to charity

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

Highlights

557,851 volunteers contribute 46.3 million hours of service

24.6% of residents volunteer, ranking them 42nd among cities

Volunteer service worth an estimated $1.1 billion

Rates

85.1% of residents regularly talk or spend time with friends and family

38.3% of residents do favors for neighbors

25.0% of residents do something positive for the neighborhood

15.7% of residents participate in local groups or organizations

37.0% of residents donate $25 or more to charity

Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD

Highlights

1,590,804 volunteers contribute 165.6 million hours of service

33.5% of residents volunteer, ranking them 17th among cities

Volunteer service worth an estimated $3.9 billion

Rates

97.8% of residents regularly talk or spend time with friends and family

56.2% of residents do favors for neighbors

22.1% of residents do something positive for the neighborhood

28.9% of residents participate in local groups or organizations

57.5% of residents donate $25 or more to charity

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ

Highlights

1,170,262 volunteers contribute 115.8 million hours of service

32.3% of residents volunteer, ranking them 21st among cities

Volunteer service worth an estimated $2.7 billion

Rates

97.6% of residents regularly talk or spend time with friends and family

45.8% of residents do favors for neighbors

15.6% of residents do something positive for the neighborhood

25.7% of residents participate in local groups or organizations

50.4% of residents donate $25 or more to charity

Pittsburgh, PA

Highlights

746,577 volunteers contribute 68.6 million hours of service

38.1% of residents volunteer, ranking them 7th among cities

Volunteer service worth an estimated $1.6 billion

Rates

99.1% of residents regularly talk or spend time with friends and family

54.7% of residents do favors for neighbors

18.9% of residents do something positive for the neighborhood

33.1% of residents participate in local groups or organizations

60.0% of residents donate $25 or more to charity

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

Highlights

863,670 volunteers contribute 93.8 million hours of service

44.3% of residents volunteer, ranking them 5th among cities

Volunteer service worth an estimated $2.2 billion

Rates

98.3% of residents regularly talk or spend time with friends and family

62.8% of residents do favors for neighbors

31.3% of residents do something positive for the neighborhood

43.4% of residents participate in local groups or organizations

62.1% of residents donate $25 or more to charity

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA

Highlights

373,807 volunteers contribute 31.1 million hours of service

29.8% of residents volunteer, ranking them 30th among cities

Volunteer service worth an estimated $751.5 million

Rates

98.0% of residents regularly talk or spend time with friends and family

51.4% of residents do favors for neighbors

15.7% of residents do something positive for the neighborhood

26.1% of residents participate in local groups or organizations

59.3% of residents donate $25 or more to charity

Raleigh, NC

Highlights

415,519 volunteers contribute 34.3 million hours of service

38.0% of residents volunteer, ranking them 9th among cities

Volunteer service worth an estimated $828.3 million

Rates

99.2% of residents regularly talk or spend time with friends and family

63.1% of residents do favors for neighbors

21.0% of residents do something positive for the neighborhood

34.7% of residents participate in local groups or organizations

57.1% of residents donate $25 or more to charity

Richmond, VA

Highlights

275,201 volunteers contribute 21.1 million hours of service

25.8% of residents volunteer, ranking them 37th among cities

Volunteer service worth an estimated $511.4 million

Rates

82.7% of residents regularly talk or spend time with friends and family

36.0% of residents do favors for neighbors

11.6% of residents do something positive for the neighborhood

16.0% of residents participate in local groups or organizations

44.4% of residents donate $25 or more to charity

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

Highlights

893,767 volunteers contribute 71.7 million hours of service

24.6% of residents volunteer, ranking them 43rd among cities

Volunteer service worth an estimated $1.7 billion

Rates

95.6% of residents regularly talk or spend time with friends and family

45.5% of residents do favors for neighbors

20.5% of residents do something positive for the neighborhood

18.3% of residents participate in local groups or organizations

39.9% of residents donate $25 or more to charity

Rochester, NY

Highlights

352,154 volunteers contribute 22.9 million hours of service

45.6% of residents volunteer, ranking them 2nd among cities

Volunteer service worth an estimated $553.9 million

Rates

98.8% of residents regularly talk or spend time with friends and family

62.9% of residents do favors for neighbors

15.2% of residents do something positive for the neighborhood

27.9% of residents participate in local groups or organizations

61.1% of residents donate $25 or more to charity

Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA

Highlights

455,268 volunteers contribute 31.3 million hours of service

25.5% of residents volunteer, ranking them 40th among cities

Volunteer service worth an estimated $757.6 million

Rates

96.9% of residents regularly talk or spend time with friends and family

47.2% of residents do favors for neighbors

18.0% of residents do something positive for the neighborhood

21.0% of residents participate in local groups or organizations

50.7% of residents donate $25 or more to charity

Salt Lake City, UT

Highlights

351,033 volunteers contribute 37.9 million hours of service

45.0% of residents volunteer, ranking them 3rd among cities

Volunteer service worth an estimated $915.6 million

Rates

97.9% of residents regularly talk or spend time with friends and family

62.1% of residents do favors for neighbors

32.9% of residents do something positive for the neighborhood

37.0% of residents participate in local groups or organizations

65.0% of residents donate $25 or more to charity

San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX

Highlights

474,551 volunteers contribute 33.8 million hours of service

24.6% of residents volunteer, ranking them 44th among cities

Volunteer service worth an estimated $816.9 million

Rates

95.6% of residents regularly talk or spend time with friends and family

38.9% of residents do favors for neighbors

15.7% of residents do something positive for the neighborhood

21.2% of residents participate in local groups or organizations

43.1% of residents donate $25 or more to charity

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

Highlights

714,094 volunteers contribute 62.8 million hours of service

25.5% of residents volunteer, ranking them 41st among cities

Volunteer service worth an estimated $1.5 billion

Rates

97.9% of residents regularly talk or spend time with friends and family

44.1% of residents do favors for neighbors

18.6% of residents do something positive for the neighborhood

22.5% of residents participate in local groups or organizations

53.5% of residents donate $25 or more to charity

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

Highlights

958,158 volunteers contribute 82.8 million hours of service

26.4% of residents volunteer, ranking them 36th among cities

Volunteer service worth an estimated $1.9 billion

Rates

98.2% of residents regularly talk or spend time with friends and family

55.7% of residents do favors for neighbors

17.5% of residents do something positive for the neighborhood

25.7% of residents participate in local groups or organizations

53.2% of residents donate $25 or more to charity

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

Highlights

499,678 volunteers contribute 39.2 million hours of service

33.0% of residents volunteer, ranking them 18th among cities

Volunteer service worth an estimated $946.3 million

Rates

100% of residents regularly talk or spend time with friends and family

49.7% of residents do favors for neighbors

24.1% of residents do something positive for the neighborhood

21.0% of residents participate in local groups or organizations

50.6% of residents donate $25 or more to charity

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

Highlights

1,215,856 volunteers contribute 121.1 million hours of service

38.1% of residents volunteer, ranking them 8th among cities

Volunteer service worth an estimated $2.9 billion

Rates

98.8% of residents regularly talk or spend time with friends and family

53.8% of residents do favors for neighbors

28.1% of residents do something positive for the neighborhood

33.6% of residents participate in local groups or organizations

56.1% of residents donate $25 or more to charity

St. Louis, MO-IL

Highlights

767,385 volunteers contribute 72.3 million hours of service

31.1% of residents volunteer, ranking them 25th among cities

Volunteer service worth an estimated $1.7 billion

Rates

99.1% of residents regularly talk or spend time with friends and family

56.1% of residents do favors for neighbors

24.8% of residents do something positive for the neighborhood

32.2% of residents participate in local groups or organizations

55.7% of residents donate $25 or more to charity

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

Highlights

670,245 volunteers contribute 70.2 million hours of service

25.7% of residents volunteer, ranking them 38th among cities

Volunteer service worth an estimated $1.6 billion

Rates

96.4% of residents regularly talk or spend time with friends and family

58.2% of residents do favors for neighbors

22.6% of residents do something positive for the neighborhood

22.5% of residents participate in local groups or organizations

49.9% of residents donate $25 or more to charity

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

Highlights

380,352 volunteers contribute 59.0 million hours of service

31.8% of residents volunteer, ranking them 22nd among cities

Volunteer service worth an estimated $1.4 billion

Rates

99.3% of residents regularly talk or spend time with friends and family

55.9% of residents do favors for neighbors

15.6% of residents do something positive for the neighborhood

30.4% of residents participate in local groups or organizations

52.1% of residents donate $25 or more to charity

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

Highlights

1,862,736 volunteers contribute 148.7 million hours of service

38.3% of residents volunteer

Volunteer service worth an estimated $3.5 billion

Rates

98.8% of residents regularly talk or spend time with friends and family

48.8% of residents do favors for neighbors

21.7% of residents do something positive for the neighborhood

30.9% of residents participate in local groups or organizations

56.0% of residents donate $25 or more to charity

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