10 Best Cities for Trick-or-Treaters

Oh, to be a kid in Philadelphia
By Arden Dier,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 21, 2016 10:25 AM CDT
A child arrives for Halloween festivities at the White House in 2015.   (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

(Newser) – Kids in Philadelphia who come home with pillowcases stuffed with candy on Halloween probably have no idea how lucky they are. Philly is the best city in the country for trick-or-treaters—and possibly dentists, too—according to the eighth annual Zillow Trick-or-Treat Index, per Parade. The index ranks cities based on things like median home value (pricier homes equal better candy), high home density (more candy faster), and crime rates ('cause nobody wants their candy stolen). Here are the top 10:

  1. Philadelphia
  2. San Jose
  3. San Francisco
  4. Milwaukee
  5. Los Angeles
  6. Phoenix
  7. Denver
  8. Portland
  9. Seattle
  10. Columbus
Click for the full list of 20 or see how you could spend Halloween in Dracula's castle. (Read more Halloween stories.)

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