No Tricks Here – True Halloween Spending Stats and Facts Kaitlyn McAvoy - October 31, 2014 12:34 PM | Categories: Afternoon Coffee | Tags: General News In the spirit of Halloween, Afternoon Coffee is presenting a special holiday edition. Here are some (slightly alarming) statistics and other lesser-known facts about the spooky day. $67.7 Billion - That's the amount Americans have spent on Halloween over the last 10 years. This year, US consumers spent somewhere between $2B and $2.5B on Halloween candy alone. $350 Million - What Americans were expected to spend this year on costumes ... for their pet(s)! 3,500 - 7,000 Calories - The amount of calories, on average, a child collects in candy on Halloween. $79.99 - The price of the "Ebola costume," which The Atlantic called "the worst" Halloween costume this year. Discuss this: Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.