A lot of people hand out Halloween candy
Of the 68 percent of Americans who plan on participating in Halloween in 2019, 69 percent of those will buy candy, according to the National Retail Federation. That’s almost 47 percent of the entire U.S. population filling plastic pumpkins and pillowcases with sugary goodness. Get ready for trick-or-treaters with these Halloween couples costumes.
The most popular Halloween candy in America is…
Believe it or not, Skittles! According to September 2019 data from candystore.com, Americans purchase an average of 3.3 million pounds of the chewy rainbow candies every Halloween. They’re also the most popular candy in the most populous state, California. Reese’s peanut butter cups came in a close second with 3 million pounds—and the love of the second-most populous state, Texas. Find out what the most popular candy in your state is.