Parents in the Northeast should expect to find lots of sour Halloween candy when scavenging through their little trick-or-treaters’ bags. Parents on the West Coast are in better luck if they are chocoholics. And it should be no huge surprise that families in North Dakota appreciate the body-warming properties of their favorite Halloween candy, Hot Tamales.

This sweet information comes from, which just released an interactive map of the best-selling Halloween candy in each of the 50 states (plus the District of Columbia!) based on 10 years of data.


Here’s how families around the country like to satisfy their Halloween candy sugar craving:

Alabama: Candy corn

Alaska: Twix

Arizona: Snickers

Arkansas: Jolly Ranchers

California: M&Ms

Colorado: Milky Way

Connecticut: Almond Joy

D.C.: M&Ms

Delaware: Lifesavers

Florida: Skittles

Georgia: Swedish Fish

Hawaii: Skittles

Idaho: Candy Corn

Illinois: Sour Patch Kids

Indiana: Hot Tamales

Iowa: Reese’s

Kansas: Reese’s

Kentucky: Tootsie Pops

Louisiana: Lemonhead

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

Nebraska: Sour Patch Kids

Nevada: Hershey’s Kisses

New Hampshire: Snickers

New Jersey: Skittles

New Mexico: Candy Corn

New York: Sour Patch Kids

North Carolina: M&Ms

North Dakota: Hot Tamales

Ohio: Blow Pops

Oklahoma: Snickers

Oregon: Reese’s

Pennsylvania: M&Ms

Rhode Island: Candy Corn

South Carolina: Candy Corn

South Dakota: Starbursts

Tennessee: Tootsie Pops

Texas: Starbursts

Utah: Jolly Ranchers

Vermont: Milky Way

Virginia: Snickers

Washington: Tootsie Pops

West Virginia: Double Bubble

Wisconsin: Starbursts

Wyoming: Reese’s

With shoppers preparing to drop an estimated $2.7 billion on Halloween candy, that sure buys a lot of M&Ms and Starbursts—so just be sure to limit yourself during those late-night raids of your kid’s trick-or-treating loot. ?