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Most popular Halloween costumes in Utah this season

Oct 10, 2022, 11:07 AM | Updated: Oct 11, 2022, 1:26 pm
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Whether it’s a ghost, a witch, Ted Lasso or Harley Quinn, here’s what’s expected to be Utah’s top costumes for Halloween this year.

Boohoo analyzed Google Trends data to find the most googled Halloween costumes in each state over the past month, compiling a list of the top pop culture costumes and traditional costumes.

In Utah, the most popular pop-culture costume is Top Gun, following the recent release of “Top Gun: Maverick,” while the most popular traditional costume in Utah is a ghost.

Across the U.S., the most common pop-culture costume is Harley Quinn, which was the most searched-for costume in 13 states, including Alaska, Texas and Indiana.

The most popular traditional Halloween costume is a witch with 20 states searching for “witch costume” the most. Witches are a common Halloween costume and will likely increase in popularity since the release of “Hocus Pocus 2” earlier this October.

The second most popular pop-culture costume is Chucky, the horror film villain. Nine states including California, New York and New Jersey have searched for “Chucky costume” more than any other costume.

The second most popular traditional costume was a fairy, with seven states searching for “fairy costume” the most.

“Top gun costume” was the third most googled pop culture costume across the U.S. with six states searching for the iconic movie character, including Utah. 

“Pirate costume” was the third most searched traditional costume this year, most googled in six states.

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