These are the best-selling Halloween candies in each state and America

Even if you no longer dress up in costume for Halloween, chances are, you still buy — and love eating — candy on or around the holiday.

That’s what makes recent data from, showing the best-selling Halloween candies in each state (and overall in the U.S.) both relatable and sweet.

The site reports it “looked at 11 years of sales data (2007-2017), looking in particular at the months leading up to Halloween.”

Here’s a look at the state-by-state breakdown, and overall numbers for the U.S. (Of note: Californians purchase over 1.6 million pounds of Skittles and Nevadans are in for more than 335,000 pounds of Candy Corn):

The best-selling candies in every state (and D.C.)

  • Alabama: Candy Corn
  • Alaska: Twix
  • Arizona: Snickers
  • Arkansas: Jolly Ranchers
  • California: Skittles
  • Colorado: Twix
  • Connecticut: Almond Joy
  • Delaware: Life Savers
  • District of Columbia: M&M’s
  • Florida: Snickers
  • 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: Milky Way
  • Massachusetts: Sour Patch Kids
  • Michigan: Candy Corn
  • Minnesota: Tootsie Pops
  • Mississippi: 3 Musketeers
  • Missouri: Milky Way
  • Montana: Dubble Bubble Gum
  • Nebraska: Salt Water Taffy
  • Nevada: Candy Corn
  • New Hampshire: Starburst
  • New Jersey: Skittles
  • New Mexico: Candy Corn
  • New York: Sour Patch Kids
  • North Carolina: M&M’s
  • North Dakota: Hot Tamales
  • Ohio: M&M’s
  • Oklahoma: Dubble Bubble Gum
  • Oregon: Reese’s Cups
  • Pennsylvania: Skittles
  • Rhode Island: Candy Corn
  • South Carolina: Skittles
  • South Dakota: Starburst
  • Tennessee: Tootsie Pops
  • Texas: Reese’s Cups
  • Utah: Jolly Ranchers
  • Vermont: Milky Way
  • Virginia: Hot Tamales
  • Washington: Salt Water Taffy
  • West Virginia: Blow Pops
  • Wisconsin: Butterfinger
  • Wyoming: Reese’s Cups

Is your favorite candy a best-seller in your state?

America’s favorites

The study also revealed the Top 10 most-popular picks for Halloween candy across the United States:

  1. Skittles
  2. M&M’s
  3. Snickers
  4. Reese’s Cups
  5. Starburst
  6. Candy Corn
  7. Hot Tamales
  8. Hershey’s
  9. Tootsie Pops
  10. Jolly Ranchers