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Ohioans spend the least of any state in the country on Halloween candy, analysis says

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Ohioans spend the least of any state in the country on Halloween candy, analysis says
Posted at 1:22 PM, Oct 26, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-26 13:22:33-04

Let's hope cheapskates in Ohio aren't keeping kids' spirits down too much this Halloween. 

A new analysis by Denver-based tech company Ibotta says people in the Buckeye State spend the least amount of money on Halloween candy nationwide. Shame on us.

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The analysis looked at 150,000 receipts for candy bought the week before Halloween in 2015 and 2016, revealing Oregonians as the most generous at Halloween, buying an average of $40.29 per person. Ohioans, in comparison, spend a measly $11.22 per person on average.

Ibotta also reviewed price fluctuations and determined that four days before Halloween -- Oct. 27 -- is the cheapest day to buy candy at an average cost of $1.94 per unit.

Procrastinators, take heed: Oct. 30 is the worst day to buy, when average prices rise to $2.75 per unit.

Review the full findings at the website here.