Las Vegas has been ranked 5th best city for Halloween by WalletHub.
WalletHub compared the 100 largest U.S. cities across 21 key metrics ranging from number of candy/chocolate stores per capita to average price of a ticket to a Halloween party.
Here's how Las Vegas scored:
Halloween in Las Vegas (1=Best; 50=Avg.)
39th – % of Potential Trick-or-Treaters
53rd – % of Potential Trick-or-Treat Stops
55th – Walk Score
37th – Crime Rate
42nd – Avg. Price per Halloween Party Ticket
1st – Halloween Costume Stores per Capita
4th – Candy & Chocolate Stores per Capita
$8.8 Billion: Projected Halloween spending in 2019.
$3.2 Billion: Halloween costume spending in 2019.
$2.6 Billion: Halloween candy spending in 2019.
36%: Share of parents who think 12 or 13 years old is old enough to trick-or-treat alone.
72%: Share of parents who admit to stealing candy from their kids.
- $300+ Million: Annual revenue from ticket sales for haunted attractions, 80% of which are run by charities.
The top 5 cities are:
1. New York City
2. Los Angeles
4. San Diego
5. Las Vegas
The bottom 5 cities are:
48. Baton Rouge