A new study found the best and worst cities for Halloween, based on everything from population density to pumpkin patches. The best are New York City and Jersey City, New Jersey . . . and the worst are Birmingham, Alabama and St. Petersburg, Florida.
Halloween has become the second or third most popular holiday in this country . . . sorry Arbor Day, you’ll win ’em over one day. So it’s pretty prestigious to be known as the city that does Halloween the BEST.
A new study by WalletHub ranked the 100 biggest cities in the country from the best to worst place to celebrate Halloween.
The rankings are based on 18 different factors, including things like the price of Halloween party tickets . . . candy stores . . . pumpkin patches . . . the weather . . . and how good they are for trick-or-treating, based on the population density.
And the top 10 cities are: New York City . . . Jersey City, New Jersey . . . Santa Ana, California . . . Las Vegas . . . Anaheim, California . . . Los Angeles . . . Chicago . . . Laredo, Texas . . . San Diego . . . and Gilbert, Arizona.
The 10 worst are: Birmingham, Alabama . . . St. Petersburg, Florida . . . Detroit . . . Memphis . . . Cleveland . . . Winston-Salem, North Carolina . . . Kansas City, Missouri . . . Greensboro, North Carolina . . . Raleigh, North Carolina . . . and St. Louis.