Is Alabama really one of the worst states to trick or treat in?  According to the shopping app ibotta, Alabama is the 4th worst state to be a kid looking for treats.

Ohio is the worst state to trick-or-treat in because the average household only spends $11.22 on Halloween candy. That's $5 below the national average of $16.45. Michigan and Georgia are the other cheapest states. Oregonians spend the most money on Halloween candy ($40.29.)

The top states and amounts spent per person on candy:

  • Oregon ($40.29)
  • Washington ($28.65)
  • New Jersey ($24.36)
  • Utah ($23.73)
  • California ($19.72)
  • New York ($19.08)
  • Pennsylvania ($18.78)
  • Illinois ($18.19)
  • Virginia ($17.76)
  • Wisconsin ($16.74).

States with the lowest candy purchases per person included:

  • Ohio ($11.22)
  • Georgia ($11.76)
  • Michigan ($11.91)
  • Alabama ($11.98)
  • Colorado ($12.37)
  • Kansas ($12.39)
  • Arkansas ($12.50)
  • Oklahoma ($12.50)
  • Indiana ($12.53)
  • Kentucky ($12.85)