States Spending the Most on Sweets

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50. North Dakota
> Candy and chocolate shops: 1.6 per 100,000 people
> Most popular candies: Hot Tamales, Jolly Ranchers, Candy Corn
> Sugar industry economic output: $40.0 million (2nd lowest)
> Population under 14 years: 19.7% (13th highest)

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49. Connecticut
> Candy and chocolate shops: 1.9 per 100,000 people
> Most popular candies: Almond Joy, Milky Way, M&M’s
> Sugar industry economic output: $407.0 million (25th highest)
> Population under 14 years: 16.8% (7th lowest)

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48. Arkansas
> Candy and chocolate shops: 1.9 per 100,000 people
> Most popular candies: Jolly Ranchers, Hot Tamales, Butterfinger
> Sugar industry economic output: $208.0 million (17th lowest)
> Population under 14 years: 19.5% (15th highest)

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47. New Jersey
> Candy and chocolate shops: 2.0 per 100,000 people
> Most popular candies: Skittles, M&M’s, Tootsie Pops
> Sugar industry economic output: $2000.0 million (4th highest)
> Population under 14 years: 18.1% (14th lowest)

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46. Michigan
> Candy and chocolate shops: 2.0 per 100,000 people
> Most popular candies: Candy Corn, Starburst, Skittles
> Sugar industry economic output: $685.0 million (18th highest)
> Population under 14 years: 17.9% (13th lowest)