These Are the Most Popular Halloween Costumes on Google Trends

October 25, 2016, 8:26 PM UTC
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Be prepared to see a lot Harley Quinn costumes on Halloween this year.

Costume ideas for the Suicide Squad character are trending across the country, according to Frightgeist, a Halloween-themed Google Trends platform. The platform’s interactive map shows that Quinn-style costumes are especially popular in cities like Seattle, Chicago, and New York. In addition to Quinn, The Joker and a general superhero costume round out the top three costumes.

Google (GOOGL) created Frightgeist so users could search for the most popular Halloween costumes on national and local levels. For kids, superhero costumes are slated to be the most popular costume this year, according to a previous report. Over 3 million kids across the United States plan on dressing as their favorite superhero on Halloween.

To see which costumes are trending in what cities, users simply drag their cursor over the interactive map on the site. And if they’re still lacking inspiration, they can search the “costume wizard” for more ideas. Users can adjust for spookiness level, classic or modern style, uniqueness, and by trend to narrow down suggestions even further.


Here are the top 10 most searched Halloween costumes:

No.1—Harley Quinn




No.5—Wonder Woman



No.8—Star Wars



To see the full list, click here.

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