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638. Charity Contributions--Average Dollar Amount and Percent of Household Income, by Age of Respondent and Household Income

[Estimates cover households' contribution activity (both cash and in-kind) for the year and are based on respondents' replies as to contribution and volunteer activity of household. For 1998, based on a sample survey of 2,553 persons 18 years old and over conducted during the spring of the following year and subject to sampling variability; see source]

 
ALL CONTRIBUTING CONTRIBUTORS AND ALL CONTRIBUTING CONTRIBUTORS AND
HOUSEHOLDS VOLUNTEERS HOUSEHOLDS VOLUNTEERS
Year, age
race, and Percent Percent Percent Percent
Hispanic Average of Average of HOUSEHOLD INCOME Average of Average of
origin amount household amount household amount household amount household
(dol.) income (dol.) income (dol.) income (dol.) income
 
  1987 790 1.9 1,021 2.4 1989--
  Under $10,000 379 5.5 363 5.5
  1989, total 978 2.5 1,192 2.9 $10,000-$19,999 485 3.2 640 4.1
18-24 years 484 1.2 635 1.5 $20,000-$29,999 728 2.9 926 3.7
25-34 years 893 2.1 1,056 2.6 $30,000-$39,999 894 2.6 987 2.8
35-44 years 956 2.2 1,158 2.6 $40,000-$49,999 831 1.8 971 2.2
45-54 years 1,098 2.3 1,418 2.8 $50,000-$59,999 941 1.7 1,144 2.1
55-64 years 1,420 3.6 1,950 4.7 $60,000-$74,999 1,250 1.8 1,551 2.3
65-74 years 1,070 4.4 951 3.7 $75,000-$99,999 2,793 3.2 3,961 4.5
75 years and over 696 3.2 1,005 4.5 $100,000 and over 2,893 2.9 2,138 2.1
  1991--
  Under $10,000 239 3.6 215 3.4
  1991, total 899 2.2 1,155 2.6 $10,000-$19,999 507 3.4 601 3.9
18-24 years 233 0.8 261 0.9 $20,000-$29,999 617 2.5 778 3.1
25-34 years 629 1.5 815 1.9 $30,000-$39,999 640 1.8 762 2.2
35-44 years 1,135 2.4 1,381 2.7 $40,000-$49,999 1,038 2.3 1,286 2.9
45-54 years 1,243 2.4 1,581 2.8 $50,000-$59,999 1,293 2.4 1,461 2.7
55-64 years 1,228 2.9 1,592 3.4 $60,000-$74,999 1,180 1.7 1,397 2.1
65-74 years 891 3.2 1,260 3.9 $75,000-$99,999 1,666 1.9 2,131 2.4
75 years and over 710 3.2 (B) (B) $100,000 and over 2,450 2.5 2,722 2.7
  1993--
  Under $10,000 207 2.7 (B) (B)
  1993, total 880 2.1 1,193 2.6 _______ $10,000-$19,999 332 2.3 460 3.1
18-24 years 514 1.2 (B) (B) _______ $20,000-$29,999 668 2.7 862 3.4
25-34 years 520 1.4 666 1.6 _______ $30,000-$39,999 715 2.0 824 2.3
35-44 years 978 1.8 1,376 2.5 _______ $40,000-$49,999 572 1.3 713 1.6
45-54 years 1,241 2.5 1,766 3.3 _______ $50,000-$59,999 632 1.1 758 1.4
55-64 years 1,037 2.4 1,222 2.6 _______ $60,000-$74,999 1,572 2.3 2,006 3.0
65-74 years 1,135 3.9 1,832 4.8 _______ $75,000-$99,999 1,720 2.0 (B) (B)
75 years and over 666 3.2 (B) (B) _______ $100,000 and over 3,213 3.2 (B) (B)
  1995--
  Under $10,000 295 4.3 (B) (B)
  1995, total 1,017 2.2 1,279 2.6 _______ $10,000-$19,999 425 2.8 444 2.9
18-24 years 287 0.7 344 0.7 _______ $20,000-$29,999 578 2.3 658 2.6
25-34 years 743 1.6 922 2.0 _______ $30,000-$39,999 722 2.1 928 2.7
35-44 years 1,342 2.6 1,653 3.0 _______ $40,000-$49,999 576 1.3 677 1.5
45-54 years 955 1.8 1,142 2.1 _______ $50,000-$59,999 1,001 1.8 1,142 2.1
55-64 years 1,791 3.6 2,473 4.5 _______ $60,000-$74,999 1,301 1.9 1,443 2.1
65-74 years 980 2.8 1,125 3.0 _______ $75,000-$99,999 1,582 1.8 1,682 2.0
75 years and over 839 3.7 1,078 5.0 _______ $100,000 and over 3,379 3.4 4,195 4.2
  1998--
  Under $10,000 329 5.2 419 6.3
  $10,000-$19,999 495 3.3 633 4.2
  1998, total 1,075 2.1 1,339 2.5 $20,000-$29,999 552 2.2 650 2.6
18-24 years 478 1.2 598 1.4 $30,000-$39,999 734 2.1 886 2.5
25-34 years 768 1.5 875 1.8 $40,000-$49,999 951 2.1 1,073 2.4
35-44 years 1,071 1.9 1,273 2.2 $50,000-$59,999 1,041 1.9 1,189 2.2
45-54 years 1,375 2.2 1,720 2.6 $60,000-$74,999 1,696 2.6 1,948 3.0
55-64 years 1,345 2.5 1,716 3.2 $75,000-$99,999 1,394 1.6 1,748 2.0
65-74 years 897 2.5 1,212 3.0 $100,000 and over 2,550 2.2 3,029 2.6
75 years and over 1,242 4.6 1,781 5.7
  Itemizers 1 1,509 2.4 1,791 2.8
White 1,174 2.2 1,466 2.7 Claimed charitable deduction 1,798 2.7 2,084 3.1
Black 658 1.8 789 2.1 Didn't claim charitable deduction 426 0.9 487 1.1
Hispanic 2 504 1.1 500 1.2 Non-itemizers 619 1.7 774 2.0


B Base too small to meet statistical standards for reliability. NA Not available.
1 Persons who itemized their deductions on their 1998 federal tax returns.
2 Hispanic persons may be of any race.

Source: Hodgkinson, Virginia, Murray Weitzman, and the Gallup Organization, Inc., Giving and Volunteering in the United States: 1992, 1994 and 1996 Editions. (Copyright and published by INDEPENDENT SECTOR, Washington, DC, fall 1992, 1994, and 1996.) and Saxon-Harrold, Susan K.E., Murray Weitzman, and the Gallup Organization, Inc., Giving and Volunteering in the United States: 1999 Edition. (Copyright and published by INDEPENDENT SECTOR, Washington, DC, 2000.)

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These tables are based on figures supplied by the United States Census Bureau, U.S. Department of Commerce and are subject to revision by the Census Bureau.

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