Three Hampton Roads cities rank among the ‘Most Caring Cities in America’

Posted at 9:49 AM, Dec 19, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-19 09:49:46-05

NORFOLK, Va. – Several Hampton Roads cities have been ranked on a list of the ‘100 Most Caring Cities in America.’

Virginia Beach ranks #3 on the list while Chesapeake comes in at #8. Norfolk ranks #29.

In order to identify the most warmhearted places in America, WalletHub’s analysts compared the 100 largest U.S. cities across 32 key metrics. The data set ranges from “homelessness rate” to “percentage of income donated to charity” to “special-education teachers per capita.”

Virginia Beach has the most volunteering hours per capita, 45.9, which is 2.9 times more than in New Orleans, the city with the fewest at 16.0.

Source: WalletHub