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The Popular Halloween Candy In Your State
Halloween is here! What better way to kick off this year’s Halloween celebration that by taking a look at America’s favorite Halloween candy?
A recently released study by Bid-On-Equipment examined the most popular Halloween candy in every state as well as the most popular candy in 20 major U.S. cities. They examined Google search trend data as well as surveying 2,000 Americans to ask about their favorite Halloween candy as well as controversial Halloween questions such as if Halloween should be moved to the last Saturday and October and the age in which children are too old to go trick-or-treating.
Let’s examine some of the highlights of the study:
- Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups are the most popular candy in 12 states. Airheads, Nerds, SweeTarts, and Gummy Worms are the least popular.
- People with children spend on average $35.01 on Halloween candy, $10 more than the national average.
- 48% of Americans support moving Halloween to the last Saturday in October.
- The ideal hours for trick-or-treating are between 6-9p.m, and children age out of the trick-or-treating tradition at age 15.
The full analysis on the most popular type of Halloween candy in each state can be seen below.