Most adults in the US, 1 in 1.57, or 63.8% plan to celebrate Halloween this year doing a variety of activities. People report they will cutback on spending due to the state of the US economy. However planned expenditures per adult are actually increasing from $56.31 in 2009 to $68.21 in 2010, an 18% increase, but about the same as spending level as in 2008.
The popularity of celebrating Halloween among adults (18 and over) has been increasing steadily, from 1 in 1.9 (52.5%) in 2005 to 1 in1.61 (62.1%) in 2010. Halloween is equally popular among men and woman, but more popular among the young. Adults 18-24 are the most enthusiastic about Halloween with the odds 1 in 1.21(82.9%). The odds decline slightly to 1 in 1.25 (80.1%) for adults 25 -34. Plans decline steadily with age and less than half, 1 in 2.56 (39.1%) of those 65 and older
The most popular Halloween activity is handing out candy to trick-or-treaters, with 1 in 1.39 (72.2%) of adults in America who plan to celebrateRead More »from Will the economy dampen your Halloween plans?