Learn The 10 Best & Worst Cities For Halloween

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According to the annual Halloween Consumer Spending Survey, Americans will spend about $74.34 on Halloween-related expenses. That’s slightly down from $77.52 last year. All and all, the total spending is expected to reach $6.9 billion this year. That’s a whole lot of candy, costumes and decorations.

To celebrate the spooky holiday, WalletHub crunched numbers to determine which US cities are the best and worst places to celebrate Halloween. Using 16 key metrics including weather forecasts, party tickets, safety, costume stores and more, the website ranked the 100 largest cities in the United States. Find out which cities fared the best and worst after their detailed research.

WalletHub’s 2015 Best Cities for Halloween

  • 1. New York, NY
  • 2. Jersey City, NJ
  • 3. Newark, NJ
  • 4. Gilbert, AZ
  • 5. Laredo, TX
  • 6. Irving, TX
  • 7. Santa Ana, CA
  • 8. Garland, TX
  • 9. Chandler, AZ
  • 10. Plano, TX

WalletHub’s 2015 Worst Cities for Halloween

  • 91. Houston, TX
  • 92. Nashville, TN
  • 93. Indianapolis, IN
  • 94. Charlotte, NC
  • 95. Baton Rouge, LA
  • 96. Oakland, CA
  • 97. Winston-Salem, NC
  • 98. Detroit, MI
  • 99. Memphis, TN
  • 100. St. Petersburg, FL

For more stats, head over to WalletHub.com.

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