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Ohio named worst state for trick-or-treating in America




Tuesday, October 24, 2017


The candy bag might be a little light this year as Ohio was just named the worst state for trick-or-treaters by the shopping app ibotta.

The study looked at candy buying across the country the week before Halloween in both 2015 and 2016.

— Click here for Tiffin area trick-or-treat times for 2017 —

The study also found the best and worst days to buy your goodies based on prices.

Four days before is the best time when the average price is $1.94 per unit.

The worst day, heads up procrastinators, is the day before Halloween when the average price is $2.75 per unit.

“This can be attributed to shoppers most likely making their purchasing decisions based off what’s still available on store shelves instead of comparison shopping for a better deal,” the report says.

Ohio comes in at the worst state for trick-or-treating based on how much the average person spend on the candy they’ll be handing out.

According to ibotta the average Ohioan only spend $11.22 on Halloween candy.

Compare that to the best state, Oregon, where the average person spends $40.29 on candy.

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