Compiled by Casey Muse Jr.
Halloween’s ranking as a commercial holiday in the U.S.
Only Christmas surpasses it in sales.
Percentage of Americans who celebrate Halloween.
Average dollar amount an adult spends on candy, costumes and decor.
Year in which the Herman Goelitz Confectionary Company invented candy corn.
Year in which “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown” first aired as TV special.
Length in feet of the world’s longest haunted house, located 80 feet below ground in an abandoned mine in Lewisburg, Ohio.
Estimated number of trick-or-treaters ages 5 to 14 in the United States.
Estimated number of pounds of chocolate sold during Halloween week.
Estimated number of dollars spent on Halloween candy each year.
Estimated number of dollars that party-goers spend on costumes.
Pounds of pumpkins produced in 2014 by the top pumpkin-producing states: Illinois, California, Ohio, New York, Pennsylvania and Michigan.