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Starburst is Texas' favorite Halloween candy

Top Halloween candy by state (courtesy CandyStore.com)

CandyStore.com used ten years of Halloween sales data to rank the top candy for every state. Texas’ favorite is Starburst. This marks a change here in Texas. Last year’s winner, Reese’s Cups, fell to the #2 spot. Almond Joy took third.

FACT: Almost 2,000,000 pounds of Starburst are consumed in Texas around Halloween.

It's expected that $2.7 billion will be spent on trick-or-treat candy this year. Industry research has shown that online candy sales increased by 15 percent.

The candy that finished first in the most states is candy corn. Here's the favorite candy for every state...

Alabama – Candy Corn

Alaska – Twix

Arizona – Snickers

Arkansas – Jolly Ranchers

California – M&Ms

Colorado – Milky Way

Connecticut – Almond Joy

Delaware – Life Savers

Florida – Skittles

Georgia – Swedish Fish

Hawaii – Skittles

Idaho – Candy Corn

Illinois – Sour Patch Kids

Indiana – Hot Tamales

Iowa – Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups

Kansas – Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups

Kentucky – Tootsie Pops

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 – Double Bubble Gum

Nebraska – Sour Patch Kids

Nevada – Hershey Kisses

New Hampshire – Snickers

New Jersey – Skittles

New Mexico – Candy Corn

New York – Sour Patch Kids

North Carolina – M&M’s

North Dakota -Hot Tamales

Ohio – Blow Pops

Oklahoma – Snickers

Oregon – Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups

Pennsylvania – M&M’s

Rhode Island – Candy Corn

South Carolina – Candy Corn

South Dakota – Starburst

Tennessee – Tootsie Pops

Texas – Starburst

Utah – Jolly Ranchers

Vermont – Milky Way

Virginia – Snickers

Washington – Tootsie Pops

West Virginia – Blow Pops

Wisconsin – Starbursts

Wyoming – Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups

District of Columbia – M&Ms

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