Special Report

Every State’s Halloween Obsession, Ranked

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50. Michigan
> Population: 9,995,915
> Annual candy consumption: 307,395 pounds
> Annual candy consumption per 100,000 people: 3,075 pounds (11th lowest)
> Top 3 favorite candies: Starburst, Candy Corn, Skittles
> Best place for trick-or-treating: East Grand Rapids

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49. New Jersey
> Population: 8,908,520
> Annual candy consumption: 405,439 pounds
> Annual candy consumption per 100,000 people: 4,551 pounds (19th lowest)
> Top 3 favorite candies: Tootsie Pops, Skittles, M&M’s
> Best place for trick-or-treating: Ho-Ho-Kus

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48. West Virginia
> Population: 1,805,832
> Annual candy consumption: 108,127 pounds
> Annual candy consumption per 100,000 people: 5,988 pounds (22nd highest)
> Top 3 favorite candies: Blow Pops, Milky Way, Hershey’s Mini Bars
> Best place for trick-or-treating: Charles Town

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47. Wisconsin
> Population: 5,813,568
> Annual candy consumption: 267,714 pounds
> Annual candy consumption per 100,000 people: 4,605 pounds (20th lowest)
> Top 3 favorite candies: Starburst, Butterfinger, Hot Tamales
> Best place for trick-or-treating: Elk Mound

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46. Alaska
> Population: 737,438
> Annual candy consumption: 13,362 pounds
> Annual candy consumption per 100,000 people: 1,812 pounds (5th lowest)
> Top 3 favorite candies: Twix, Blow Pops, Milky Way
> Best place for trick-or-treating: Anchorage

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