Wednesday, October 31, 2007

10 Halloween Facts for 2007 That May Scare You


Before you take your children trick-or-treating on the West Coast, there are some facts that you might find amusing about Halloween:

  1. There are 100 million owner occupied housing units in the United States that are ripe for trick-or-treaters.
  2. 36.1 million children in the U.S. actually go trick-or-treating.
  3. The were 1.1 billion pounds of pumpkins and Jack-O-Lanterns produced in the United States in 2005.
  4. Total spending on Halloween items will reach 5 billion this year.
  5. Total spending per person is estimated to be $64.82 in 2007.
  6. 72.9% of all consumers plan to stay home and pass out candy, which is the most popular activity during Halloween.
  7. Tips for parents on how to enjoy Halloween from Amazon.com.
  8. 50 of the scariest movies of all time from the Boston Globe.
  9. Top 10 Halloween books for children.
  10. Top 10 scary creatures.

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