Lots of M&MS, tons of pumkpins: NJ’s Halloween economic impact by the numbers
As Halloween gets in full-swing this weekend, 157 million people will celebrate and spend close to $7 billion on candy, decorations and costumes.
But, are you aware of New Jersey's contribution nationally to the annual holiday?
New Jersey Policy Research Organization took a closer look at the numbers behind the costumes and candy with a report, called "The Economic Impact of Halloween."
Here are some of the key New Jersey Halloween fun facts: