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Greene and Christian counties are the only local areas in the top 10 most generous of Missouri.
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Greene and Christian counties are the only local areas in the top 10 most generous of Missouri.

Report: Greene, Christian among most generous counties statewide

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Greene and Christian counties rank in the top 10 statewide of the most generous counties, according to a report from financial data tracking firm SmartAsset.

Greene County is No. 6 on the list, with Christian County at No. 9 in Missouri, according to the report. SmartAsset analyzed how much money residents donate as a percentage of their net income, as well as the proportion of residents who make charitable donations.

In Greene County, contributions as a percentage of income are 1.8%, and the percentage of tax returns itemizing charitable contributions is 5.1%.

Christian County's levels are 1.5% in contributions as a percentage of income and 6% in percentage of tax returns itemizing charitable contributions, according to the report.

No. 1 in Missouri is Stoddard County, in the southeast corner of the state. Its figures are 3.1% for contributions as a percentage of income and 3.4% for percentage of returns itemizing charitable contributions.

The No. 1 spot in the nation belongs to Benton County, Arkansas, where contributions as a percentage of income are 11.3% and the percentage of returns itemizing charitable contributions are 9.1%, according to the report.

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