Austin is the third most generous city in the US declared by The Daily Beast who ranked US cities based on city-by-city data on consumer spending and charitable contributions. The study ranked cities by increase in spending on consumer goods during the holidays, holiday
consumer goods spending as a percentage of mean annual wage, increase in
charitable giving during the holidays, and holiday charitable giving as
a percentage of mean annual wage. With a high rank in consumer spending and charitable donations, Austin ranked 3rd most generous city in the US.
Read more about Austin's generosity here on The Daily Beast's website.