SizeUp Names Top U.S. Cities for Costume Shops, in time for Halloween

Americans spend most to dress up in the West; suburban Las Vegas, Colorado Springs and Seattle make the top five

Oct 10, 2013, 09:48 ET from SizeUp

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- This Halloween season, where are Americans spending the most on costumes? SizeUp, a free business intelligence website, found the nation's top-performing costume shops clustered in Western U.S. cities, including Las Vegas suburb Paradise, NV; Ft. Collins and Colorado Springs, CO; Seattle, WA; and San Bernardino, CA.

"From the Las Vegas area to Seattle to New Orleans, our top 10 list has some famed party cities where people take dressing up in wild costumes seriously – as well as some suburban surprises," said Anatalio Ubalde, CEO of SizeUp. "Our new 'Best Places' tool created this list by analyzing revenues for all costume retailers across America, then mapping the best-performing communities."

The top ten U.S. cities for costume shops, based on per capita revenues, are: 

  1. Paradise, NV
  2. Fort Collins, CO
  3. Colorado Springs, CO
  4. Seattle, WA
  5. San Bernardino, CA
  6. Oyster Bay, NY
  7. Schaumburg, IL
  8. Tempe, AZ
  9. Lexington-Fayette, KY
  10. New Orleans, LA

View a map of the top U.S. cities for costume shops here:

Visitors can also view reports for the top-performing U.S. metros and states. Any of these reports can be embedded in another website by clicking the "Share" button above the map.

SizeUp super crunches millions of data points based on the most current data available from both public and private sources. SizeUp's data can be filtered by city, county, metro, and state, and also by criteria such as highest revenue per capita, most underserved markets, average annual revenue, employees and more, allowing decision-makers to find information that is most relevant to them.

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