CandyStore.com puts out a list every year of the three most popular Halloween candies in each of our 50 states. These are necessarily the candies we love the most, but the ones we give to trick or treaters the most.
Overall, Americans purchased Skittles more than any other type of candy. M&M's are second, followed by Snickers, Reese's Peanut Butter Cups and Starburst.
Candy Corn ranks 6th overall, but it's #1 in the individual state rankings as seven states, Nevada, Michigan, Idaho, New Mexico, Alabama, Iowa, and Rhode Island, buy it more than any other Halloween candy. Skittles are next with five states, including South Carolina, plus Pennsylvania, Hawaii, New Jersey, and California. Reese's Peanut Butter Cups are tops in four states - Texas, Kansas, Oregon, and Wyoming.
Get a complete rundown on what's being given away on Halloween on the Candy Store's web site.