Spooky season is finally here, so that means it's time to gear up for everyone's favorite haunted holiday. Even with all the ghost stories, haunted houses and spirited parties, most people may agree that the real star of Halloween is the candy. That's why CandyStore.com compiled a list of the most popular Halloween candy in each state, and it's not always the sweet you would expect.
"We have seen a lot of surprising favorites and least favorites over the years. ... We looked at 14 years of sales data (2007-2021), looking in particular at the months leading up to Halloween."
After researching the data, CandyStore then broke down the numbers to determine the most popular Halloween candy for each state.
So which candy do Tennesseans love the most during the Halloween season?
As it turns out, people in Tennessee want to know how many licks it takes to get to the tootsie roll center of a Tootsie Pop. Other popular candies in the Volunteer State include Skittles and Salt Water Taffy.
According to the data, these are the most popular halloween candies in America:
- Reese's Cups
- Hot Tamales
- Sour Patch Kids
- Hershey Kisses
- Tootsie Pops
- Candy Corn
Check out each state's favorite candy here.