DENVER (CBS4) – Turns out, Colorado isn’t that great for handing out a lot of Halloween candy.

A study by Ibotta, a Denver-based shopper rewards app, looked at candy purchases across all 50 states for the last two years.

Halloween candy is offered for sale at a Walgreens store. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Oregon and Washington topped the rankings as the best states for trick-or-treating, based on average candy purchases per person. Oregon residents spent an average of $40.29 on candy. Washington, New Jersey, Utah and California round out the top five.

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Colorado, along with Alabama, Michigan, Georgia and Ohio were the bottom five for spending money on Halloween candy. Ohio was the worst, spending $11.22 per person.

Nationwide, Americans spent an average of $16.45 per person on Halloween candy.

The study also found Oct. 30 is the worst day to save money on Halloween candy. The best day was Oct. 27.


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