Want To Stand Out This Halloween? Then Don't Wear These Costumes!

September 27, 2016

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Don't know what you want to wear this Halloween?  Well we can tell you what most people will be wearing!

A new Survey by the National Retail Federation shows the most popular costumes for each age group:

Costumes for children:

1 – Action/Superhero 6.4%
2 – Princess 5.8%
3 – Animal 4.9%
4 – Batman Character 4.8%
5 – Star Wars Character 3.7%
6 – Witch or DC Superhero 3.2% (tie)
7 – Frozen character 3.1%
8 – Marvel Superhero 3.!%
9 – Zombie 2.9%
10 – Spiderman 2.8%


Costumes for Millenials:

1 – Batman 9.3%
2 – Witch 6.1%
3 – Animal 5.0%
4 – Marvel or DC Superhero 3.5% (tie)
5 – Vampire 3.3%
6 – Video Game Character 3.0%
7 – Slasher Movie Character 2.3%
8 – Pirate 2.1%
9 – Star Wars Character 1.9%
10 – Zombie 1.8%

Costumes for 35+ year-olds:
1 – Witch 13.7%
2 – Pirate 4.7%
3 – Political 4.1%
4 – Vampire 3.9%
5 – Batman character 3.5%
6 – Animal 3.2%
7 – DC Superhero or Star Wars 3.1%
8 – Ghost and Zombie 2.5%
9 – Scary Costume/Mask 2.2%
10 – Marvel Superhero 2.0%