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The Average Cost of a Valentine's Dinner in Every State

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1. Alabama
> Avg. spending on a night out: $48.01 per couple (2nd lowest)
> Avg. spending on candy: $24.46 per couple
> Avg. spending on cards: $12.66 per couple
> Avg. spending on flowers: $26.10 per couple
> Overall cost of living: 13.4% less expensive than avg.

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2. Alaska
> Avg. spending on a night out: $58.43 per couple (10th highest)
> Avg. spending on candy: $29.76 per couple
> Avg. spending on cards: $15.41 per couple
> Avg. spending on flowers: $31.77 per couple
> Overall cost of living: 5.4% more expensive than avg.

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3. Arizona
> Avg. spending on a night out: $53.17 per couple (25th lowest)
> Avg. spending on candy: $27.08 per couple
> Avg. spending on cards: $14.02 per couple
> Avg. spending on flowers: $28.90 per couple
> Overall cost of living: 4.1% less expensive than avg.

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4. Arkansas
> Avg. spending on a night out: $48.18 per couple (3rd lowest)
> Avg. spending on candy: $24.54 per couple
> Avg. spending on cards: $12.70 per couple
> Avg. spending on flowers: $26.19 per couple
> Overall cost of living: 13.1% less expensive than avg.

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5. California
> Avg. spending on a night out: $63.42 per couple (3rd highest)
> Avg. spending on candy: $32.31 per couple
> Avg. spending on cards: $16.73 per couple
> Avg. spending on flowers: $34.48 per couple
> Overall cost of living: 14.4% more expensive than avg.

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