By Stephen Valdivia, Christina Austin, and Burcu Noyan
October 27, 2015

It’s that time of year again. You know—the one filled with pumpkins, ghosts, and sexy Donald Trump costumes. Americans are expected to shell out for Halloween, with the cost of candy, costumes, and decorations expected to total $6.9 billion as the average American spends $74. Halloween kicks off the nation’s end-of-year holiday spending spree (only 74 shopping days ‘til Christmas), so before you go trick-or-treating or pop in your favorite scary flick, check out how Americans are dropping their cash with this by-the-numbers look at Halloween.


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