Friday Fun Facts – Halloween by the Numbers

Halloween is the spookiest time of the year filled with rich tradition of trick or treating, haunted houses, pumpkin carving and costumes. Americans spend a fortune on Halloween and really get into the spirit. This special Halloween Edition of Friday Fun Facts includes many facts about how we spent our money yesterday.

$8.8 Billion dollars were spent on Halloween yesterday

$3.2 Billion dollars spent on costumes

$2.6 Billion dollars spent on candy

17% of people put costumes on pets.

72% of parents admit to stealing candy from their kids

76% of Americans spent $50 or less on Halloween items

68% of Americans participated in some form of celebration

32% of Americans went to a Halloween Party in 2019

44% of Americans carved a pumpkin

22% of Americans visited a haunted house

47% of Americans wore a costume

Trick or Treating began in 1927 in America

The average price of a pumpkin this year was $4.65

Friday Fun Facts contains humorous and interesting facts and trivia from around the world.

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