What's the most popular Halloween candy in your state?

If you've ever wondered what is the most popular Halloween candy in your state, CandyStore.com used 12 years of sales data to create an interactive map that breaks it down. The 2019 results were released in September.

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The results may surprise you. For example, CandyStore.com points out that salt water taffy and Hot Tamales performed better than expected.

Here is the state-by-state breakdown:

  • Alabama: Hershey's Mini Bars
  • Alaska: Twix
  • Arizona: Skittles
  • Arkansas: Hot Tamales
  • California: Skittles
  • Colorado: Twix
  • Connecticut: Milky Way
  • Delaware: Skittles
  • District of Columbia: Tootsie Pops
  • Florida: Skittles
  • Georgia: Jolly Ranchers
  • Hawaii: Skittles
  • Idaho: candy corn
  • Illinois: Kit Kat
  • Indiana: Hot Tamales
  • Iowa: candy corn
  • Kansas: Reese's Cups
  • Kentucky: Swedish Fish
  • Louisiana: Lemonheads
  • Maine: Sour Patch Kids
  • Maryland: Reese's Cups
  • Massachusetts: Butterfingers
  • Michigan: Starburst
  • Minnesota: Skittles
  • Mississippi: Snickers
  • Missouri: Milky Way
  • Montana: Dubble Bubble
  • Nebraska: salt water taffy
  • Nevada: candy corn
  • New Hampshire: Starbursts
  • New Jersey: Tootsie Pops
  • New Mexico: candy corn
  • New York: Hot Tamales
  • North Carolina: Reese's Cups
  • North Dakota: candy corn
  • Ohio: M&M's
  • Oklahoma: Dubble Bubbles
  • Oregon: Reese's Cups
  • Pennsylvania: Hershey's Mini Bars
  • Rhode Island: Twix
  • South Carolina: Skittles
  • South Dakota: Starbursts
  • Tennessee: Tootsie Pops
  • Texas: Reese's Cups
  • Utah: Jolly Ranchers
  • Vermont: M&M's
  • Virginia: Hot Tamales
  • Washington: salt water taffy
  • West Virginia: Blow Pops
  • Wisconsin: Starbursts
  • Wyoming: salt water taffy

Source: CandyStore.com.