41 Million Trick-Or-Treaters Expected
WASHINGTON, (UPI) — The U.S. Census Bureau said an estimated 41 million children between the ages of 5 and 14 are expected to go trick-or-treating Wednesday night for Halloween.
The bureau said the children — as well as others younger and older — will have 115 million occupied housing units to choose from, although not everyone will be home and participating in the candy distribution tradition.
Officials said there are 1,155 chocolate and cocoa-producing companies in the United States and 409 non-chocolate candy makers likely to benefit from the Halloween holiday and revelers are likely to rent costumes or formal wear from one of the 1,634 businesses offering such services.
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