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The most popular Halloween candy in Columbus is M&M’s!

A recently released study examined the most popular Halloween candy in every state as well as the most popular Halloween candy in 20 major U.S. cities.

Highlights include:

  • Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups are the most popular candy in 12 states. Airheads, Nerds, SweeTarts, and Gummy Worms are the least popular.
  • People with children spend on average $35.01 on Halloween candy, $10 more than the national average.
  • 48% of Americans support moving Halloween to the last Saturday in October.
  • The ideal hours for trick-or-treating are between 6-9 p.m., and children age out of the trick-or-treating at age 15.
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