American's spent $512.1 million dollars on adult Halloween costumes last year. Yes, you read that correctly.
That number comes from Crain's Chicago Business and their recently released map showing spending on adult costumes for Halloween in 2011. It's more than 100 million more than was spent on kid's costumes last year.
It seems like the adults are getting into Halloween even more from the kids.
People in Deerfield spent a combined $111,958 on Halloween items last year. By contrast, residents of Lake Forest spent a little less checking in at $108,116 while Highland Parkers spent an aggregate $138,063,
Will you be dressing up for Halloween this year? Share a photo of yourself in costume on Patch, or tell us in comments what you're going to be.