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Two Indiana cities ranked in Wallethub’s Top 100 Best Places for Halloween

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Two cities in Indiana finished in the bottom half of Wallethub’s “Best Places for Halloween” study.

Some of the metrics in the study ranged from costume stores per capita to average price per Halloween party ticket to share of potential trick-or-treat stops. Indianapolis was ranked 77th out of 100 of the largest cities in the U.S. Fort Wayne was ranked 83rd.

New York, NY finished #1. Memphis, Tennessee came in last.

To help Americans decide where to spend the most spook-tacular time of year without frightening their bank accounts, WalletHub compared the 100 largest U.S. cities across 22 key metrics. They range from candy and chocolate stores per capita to average price per Halloween party ticket to share of potential trick-or-treat stops.

Top 10 Cities for Halloween

1. New York, NY
2. San Francisco, CA
3. Miami, FL
4. Los Angeles, CA
5. San Diego, CA
6. San Jose, CA
7. Jersey City, NJ
8. Las Vegas, NV
9. Santa Ana, CA
10. Boston, MA 20

Halloween Facts:

$10.6 Billion: Projected Halloween spending in 2022.

$3.6 Billion: Halloween costume spending in 2022.

$3.1 Billion: Halloween candy spending in 2022.

34%: Share of parents who think 13 or 14 is old enough to trick-or-treat alone.

86%: Share of parents who admit to stealing candy from their kids.

$300+ Million: Annual revenue from ticket sales for haunted attractions, 80% of which are run by charities.

Read the full report: https://wallethub.com/edu/best-cities-for-halloween/7785

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3 comments

Keith October 25, 2022 at 10:59 am

What would we ever do without Wallet Hubs’s infinite knowledge?

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Plato Aristotle October 25, 2022 at 1:40 pm

What are the odds of making it home alive with your candy in any of those top 10 Halloween cities?

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Keith October 26, 2022 at 6:22 am

No one can afford candy in California due to the insane state taxes.

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