Trick-or-Treating Fun Facts
Did You Knooooooooowwwww...
50% of Americans decorate their home or yard for Halloween.
18% of Americans dress their pets in costumes.
Most popular pet costumes: Pumpkin, Hot Dog, Bumble Bee
Most households pass out 2-3 pieces of candy to trick-or-treaters.
Americans splurged $2.6 billion on candy in 2018
America’s Favorite Halloween candy: Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups
Potential trick-or-treating stops: 122 million (occupied housing units).
WOW, that’s a lot of candy!
The U.S. produces 2 BILLION pounds of pumpkins each year — 80% of which are available during October.
45% of Americans carve pumpkins for Halloween.
The tradition of carving jack-o-lanterns comes from 19th-century Ireland, where turnips and potatoes were originally used.
Have a Safe & Happy Halloween!