When compared to countywide and statewide levels of giving, Rockville residents gave a smaller percentage of their incomes to charity, according to recent study by The Chronicle of Philanthropy.
The Chronicle published data on how much residents of every ZIP code in the United States donate to charity, based on 2008 IRS tax return information.
Here’s data for the Rockville ZIP codes covered by the study:
How Rockville GivesZIP Total Contributions Rank Total Contributions Median Contribution Amount Median Discretionary Income Percentage of Income Given 20850 445/28,725 $36.5 million $2,643 $64,661 4.1 percent 20851 7,718 4.2 million 1,795 41,459 4.3 20852 590 32.4 million 2,485 51,443 4.8 20853 1,271 22.5 million 2,914 60,507 4.8 20855 (Derwood) 3,031 12.9 million 3,033 67,860 4.5
A map of giving across the country is available at Philanthropy.com.
In Maryland, people gave on average 5.7 percent of discretionary income, .
Montgomery County residents gave about 5.8 percent of their incomes to charity, a total of $954.2 million, according to the study.
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