Special Report

Every State’s Halloween Obsession, Ranked

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45. New York
> Population: 19,542,209
> Annual candy consumption: 404,853 pounds
> Annual candy consumption per 100,000 people: 2,072 pounds (7th lowest)
> Top 3 favorite candies: Hot Tamales, Sour Patch Kids, Candy Corn
> Best place for trick-or-treating: Rye

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44. South Dakota
> Population: 882,235
> Annual candy consumption: 57,538 pounds
> Annual candy consumption per 100,000 people: 6,522 pounds (20th highest)
> Top 3 favorite candies: Starburst, Jolly Ranchers, Candy Corn
> Best place for trick-or-treating: Tea

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43. Massachusetts
> Population: 6,902,149
> Annual candy consumption: 180,577 pounds
> Annual candy consumption per 100,000 people: 2,616 pounds (9th lowest)
> Top 3 favorite candies: Butterfinger, Sour Patch Kids, Dubble Bubble Gum
> Best place for trick-or-treating: Townsend

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42. Pennsylvania
> Population: 12,807,060
> Annual candy consumption: 700,641 pounds
> Annual candy consumption per 100,000 people: 5,471 pounds (25th lowest)
> Top 3 favorite candies: Hershey’s Mini Bars, Skittles, M&M’s
> Best place for trick-or-treating: Fox Chapel

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41. South Carolina
> Population: 5,084,127
> Annual candy consumption: 294,557 pounds
> Annual candy consumption per 100,000 people: 5,794 pounds (24th highest)
> Top 3 favorite candies: Skittles, Candy Corn, Butterfinger
> Best place for trick-or-treating: Tega Cay

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