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How Much Are You Spending This Halloween, Mount Pleasant?

The majority of money spent on Halloween goes towards costumes. Photo Credit: Skip Pearlman
Decorations rank third in Halloween spending nationwide. Photo Credit: Facebook
Candy spending comes in second place for spending on Halloween. Photo Credit: Courtesy Flickr User Moyan_Brenn
About $330 million is plunked down on pet costumes during Halloween. Photo Credit: Facebook/Halloween Fun

Broomsticks are flying alongside ghosts during this spooktacular time of year when anything goes and glows.

Where did you spend the most on Halloween?
Final Results Voting Closed

Where did you spend the most on Halloween?

  • Candy
  • Adult costumes
  • Children costumes
  • Pet costumes
  • Decorations
  • Didn't celebrate

It's Halloween and time to fill up the candy bowl and scare up a good time.

Americans will spend about $8.4 billion in 2016, with 171 million people celebrating, an all-time record, says the .

Last year 157 million jumped into the fun, and plunked down $6.9 billion or $74.34 per person.

The call for candy took $2.1 billion, while $2.5 billion went towards costumes and $1.9 billion towards decorations, says

People don't just love Halloween for themselves and their kids --  who doesn't love to see a dog dressed up?

Americans spend about $330 million on the right pet costume, according to .

What did your Halloween spending go towards?

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