Two Indiana cities 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 the average price per Halloween party ticket to the share of potential treat stops. Indianapolis was ranked 77th out of 100 largest cities in the United States. Fort Wayne was ranked 83rd.
New York, NY finished #1. Memphis, Tennessee came last.
To help Americans decide where to spend the spookiest time of the year without scaring their bank accounts, WalletHub compared the 100 largest US cities across 22 key metrics. They range from candy and chocolate shops per capita to the average price per Halloween party ticket to the share of potential candy or candy stops.
Top 10 cities for Halloween
1. New York, NY
2. San Francisco, California
3. Miami, Florida
4. Los Angeles, California
5. San Diego, California
6. San Jose, California
7.Jersey City, New Jersey
8. Las Vegas, Nevada
9. Santa Ana, California
10. Boston, Mass. 20
$10.6 billion: Projected spending for Halloween in 2022.
$3.6 billion: Spending on Halloween costumes in 2022.
$3.1 billion: Spending on Halloween candy in 2022.
34%: Percentage of parents who think 13 or 14 years old are old enough to make candy on their own.
86%: proportion of parents who admit to stealing candy from their children.
Over $300 million: Annual revenue from haunted attraction ticket sales, 80% of which is run by charities.
Read the full report: https://wallethub.com/edu/best-cities-for-halloween/7785