WalletHub.com's 2018 Best Places For Halloween

Courtesy of WalletHub.com

With Halloween just around the corner and total spending on related expenses projected to reach over $9 billion this year, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its 2018’s Best Places for Halloween report. along with fun and interesting stats about the holiday in its Halloween Facts: Tricks & Treats By the Numbers. To help Americans decide where to spend the most spooktacular time of year without frightening their bank accounts, WalletHub compared the 100 largest U.S. cities across 20 key metrics. They range from candy and chocolate stores per capita to average price per Halloween party ticket to share potential trick-or-treat stops.

Top 20 Cities for Halloween
1. New York, NY
2. Jersey City, NJ
3. Los Angeles, CA
4. Irvine, CA
5. San Diego, CA
6. Santa Ana, CA
7. Chicago, IL
8. Las Vegas, NV
9. Irving, TX
10. St. Paul, MN
11. Gilbert, AZ
12. Chula Vista, CA
13. Anaheim, CA
14. San Jose, CA
15. Laredo, TX
16. Fresno, CA
17. Long Beach, CA
18. Miami, FL
19. Hialeah, FL
20. Plano, TX

 Halloween Facts:

  • $9 Billion: Projected Halloween spending in 2018. 
  • $3.2 Billion: Halloween costume spending in 2018. 
  • $2.6 Billion: Halloween candy spending in 2018. 
  • 36%: Share of parents who think 12 or 13 years old is old enough to trick-of-treat alone. 
  • 72%: Share of parents admit to stealing candy from their kids. 
  • $300+ Million: Annual revenue from ticket sales for haunted attractions, 80% of which are run by charities.
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