Delawareans' Favorite Halloween Candies, According to Research

The First State’s top sellers may surprise you.


According to, it’s estimated that Americans will spend $2.7 billion on Halloween candy this year. 

But what candy are people actually buying? analyzed 10 years of sales data to find out the top three most popular Halloween candies in each state.

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The results for the First State are pretty surprising: Life Savers came in first, selling 20,748 pounds. Skittles came in a close second, selling 18,082 pounds. Candy Corn came third, selling 10,217 pounds.

What we want to know is: Don’t Delawareans like chocolate? Tell us what you’re handing out this Halloween by commenting below, contacting us via Facebook or Twitter, or emailing dfriedman@delawaretoday.comWe may publish your feedback in a follow-up story!

To see what other states are buying, check out’s interactive map.

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