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Here's the most popular Halloween candy in every state

As Halloween is fast approaching, not all Americans agree on which candy is best this trick-or-treat season. 

The Candy Store, an online seller of bulk candy, has been tracking candy sales in every state for the past 11 years, and it released an annual list of the most popular Halloween candy in every state, based on the number of pounds ordered over a given year. 

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Some classics — Milky Way, Candy Corn and Skittles — are beloved across the country, but other states have particular favorites: Connecticut residents love Almond Joy, and Louisianans can't get enough Lemonheads.          

See what candy is most popular in your state.

Alabama

Favorite Candy: Candy Corn (62,067 pounds)

Second Favorite: Tootsie Pops (48,386 pounds)

Third Favorite: Hershey's Mini Bars (39,391 pounds)

Alaska

Favorite Candy: Twix (4,995 pounds)

Second Favorite: Blow Pops (4,396 pounds)

Third Favorite: Milky Way (3,634 pounds)

Arizona

Favorite Candy: Snickers (956,333 pounds)

Second Favorite: Hot Tamales (766,617 pounds)

Third Favorite: Hershey Kisses (502,310 pounds)

Arkansas

Favorite Candy: Jolly Ranchers (241,483 pounds)

Second Favorite: Hot Tamales (210,104 pounds)

Third Favorite: Butterfinger (71,776 pounds)

California

Favorite Candy: Skittles (1,620,736 pounds)

Second Favorite: M&Ms (1,283,715 pounds)

Third Favorite: Assorted Salt Water Taffy (891,953 pounds)

Colorado

Favorite Candy: Twix (5,707 pounds)

Second Favorite: Milky Way (5,321 pounds)

Third Favorite: Hershey Kisses (3,350 pounds)

Connecticut

Favorite Candy: Almond Joy (2,598 pounds)

Second Favorite: Milky Way (1,715 pounds)

Third Favorite: M&Ms (989 pounds)

Delaware

Favorite Candy: Life Savers (20,806 pounds)

Second Favorite: Candy Corn (17,981 pounds)

Third Favorite: Skittles (9,595 pounds)

Florida

Favorite Candy: Snickers (660,689 pounds)

Second Favorite: Skittles (578,790 pounds)

Third Favorite: Reese's Cups (214,314 pounds)

Georgia

Favorite Candy: Jolly Ranchers (142,983 pounds)

Second Favorite: Swedish Fish (101,236 pounds)

Third Favorite: Hershey Kisses (47,908 pounds)

Hawaii

Favorite Candy: Skittles (275,811 pounds)

Second Favorite: Hershey Kisses (266,495 pounds)

Third Favorite: Butterfinger (125,531 pounds)

Idaho

Favorite Candy: Candy Corn (89,673 pounds)

Second Favorite: Starburst (58,953 pounds)

Third Favorite: Snickers (38,279 pounds)

Illinois

Favorite Candy: Kit Kat (169,089 pounds)

Second Favorite: Sour Patch Kids (137,257 pounds)

Third Favorite: Snickers (91,494 pounds)

Indiana 

Favorite Candy: Hot Tamales (100,469 pounds)

Second Favorite: Starburst (73,692 pounds)

Third Favorite: Jolly Ranchers (30,653 pounds)

Iowa

Favorite Candy: Candy Corn (61,271 pounds)

Second Favorite: M&Ms (52,499 pounds)

Third Favorite: Reese's Cups (51,737 pounds)

Kansas

Favorite Candy: Reese's Cups (245,135 pounds)

Second Favorite: M&Ms (225,421 pounds)

Third Favorite: Snickers (138,422 pounds)

Kentucky

Favorite Candy: Swedish Fish (73,822 pounds)

Second Favorite: Tootsie Pops (53,300 pounds)

Third Favorite: Reese's Cups (26,260 pounds)

Louisiana

Favorite Candy: Lemonheads (108,025 pounds)

Second Favorite: Reese's Cups (85,166 pounds)

Third Favorite: Blow Pops (36,927 pounds)

Maine

Favorite Candy: Sour Patch Kids (63,630 pounds)

Second Favorite: Starburst (40,409 pounds)

Third Favorite: M&Ms (15,831 pounds)

Maryland

Favorite Candy: Milky Way (41,128 pounds)

Second Favorite: Reese's Cups (28,689 pounds)

Third Favorite: Hershey Kisses (11,740 pounds)

Massachusetts

Favorite Candy: Sour Patch Kids (78,924 pounds)

Second Favorite: Butterfinger (72,546 pounds)

Third Favorite: Dubble Bubble Gum (39,984 pounds)

Michigan

Favorite Candy: Candy Corn (150,805 pounds)

Second Favorite: Starburst (132,594 pounds)

Third Favorite: Skittles (78,426 pounds)

Minnesota

Favorite Candy: Tootsie Pops (202,210 pounds)

Second Favorite: Candy Corn (96,432 pounds)

Third Favorite: Candy Corn (96,431 pounds)

Mississippi

Favorite Candy: 3 Musketeers (115,314 pounds)

Second Favorite: Snickers (99,497 pounds)

Third Favorite: Butterfinger (52,733 pounds)

Missouri

Favorite Candy: Milky Way (46,001 pounds)

Second Favorite: Dubble Bubble Gum (32,042 pounds)

Third Favorite: Almond Joy (24,746 pounds)

Montana

Favorite Candy: Dubble Bubble Gum (25,802 pounds)

Second Favorite: Twix (15,110 pounds)

Third Favorite: M&Ms (12,628 pounds)

Nebraska

Favorite Candy: Salt Water Taffy (108,819 pounds)

Second Favorite: Sour Patch Kids (74,728 pounds)

Third Favorite: Twix (24,433 pounds)

Nevada

Favorite Candy: Candy Corn (339,882 pounds)

Second Favorite: Hershey Kisses (198,868 pounds)

Third Favorite: Tootsie Pops (151,384 pounds)

New Hampshire

Favorite Candy: Starburst (67,939 pounds)

Second Favorite: M&Ms (61,343 pounds)

Third Favorite: Snickers (25,049 pounds)

New Jersey

Favorite Candy: Skittles (165,484 pounds)

Second Favorite: M&Ms (160,088 pounds)

Third Favorite: Tootsie Pops (98,613 pounds)

New Mexico

Favorite Candy: Candy Corn (84,251 pounds)

Second Favorite: Jolly Ranchers (61,855 pounds)

Third Favorite: Milky Way (44,121 pounds)

New York

Favorite Candy: Sour Patch Kids (203,705 pounds)

Second Favorite: Candy Corn (100,484 pounds)

Third Favorite: Hot Tamales (49,326 pounds)

North Carolina

Favorite Candy: M&Ms (101,860 pounds)

Second Favorite: Reese's Cups (92,437 pounds)

Third Favorite: Snickers (52,372 pounds)

North Dakota

Favorite Candy: Hot Tamales (69,652 pounds)

Second Favorite: Jolly Ranchers (60,053 pounds)

Third Favorite: Candy Corn (49,252 pounds)

M&M's fall into a chute that sends them into individual packages at the Mars Chocolate plant in Hackettstown, N.J., on March 1, 2016. The M&M's brand turns 75 on Thursday.

Ohio

Favorite Candy: M&Ms (146,478 pounds)

Second Favorite: Blow Pops (146,478 pounds)

Third Favorite: Starburst (103,523 pounds)

Oklahoma

Favorite Candy: Dubble Bubble Gum (20,583 pounds)

Second Favorite: Snickers (9,817 pounds)

Third Favorite: Skittles (8,346 pounds)

Oregon

Favorite Candy: Reese's Cups (92,495 pounds)

Second Favorite: M&Ms (60,290 pounds)

Third Favorite: Candy Corn (40,263 pounds)

Pennsylvania

Favorite Candy: Skittles (302,061 pounds)

Second Favorite: M&Ms (282,172 pounds)

Third Favorite: Candy Corn (130,597 pounds)

Rhode Island

Favorite Candy: Candy Corn (17,704 pounds)

Second Favorite: Twix (13,039 pounds)

Third Favorite: M&Ms (8,230 pounds)

South Carolina

Favorite Candy: Skittles (118,870 pounds)

Second Favorite: Candy Corn (97,610 pounds)

Third Favorite: Hot Tamales (39,738 pounds)

South Dakota

Favorite Candy: Starburst (26,916 pounds)

Second Favorite: Candy Corn (21,778 pounds)

Third Favorite: Jolly Ranchers (7,168 pounds)

Tennessee

Favorite Candy: Tootsie Pops (34,832 pounds)

Second Favorite: Salt Water Taffy (17,251 pounds)

Third Favorite: Salt Water Taffy (17,251 pounds)

Texas

Favorite Candy: Reese's Cups (1,101,040 pounds)

Second Favorite: Starburst (1,082,409 pounds)

Third Favorite: Almond Joy (470,571 pounds)

Utah

Favorite Candy: Jolly Ranchers (483,545 pounds)

Second Favorite: Candy Corn (172,832 pounds)

Third Favorite: Tootsie Pops (148,780 pounds)

Vermont

Favorite Candy: Milky Way (31,822 pounds)

Second Favorite: Skittles (26,056 pounds)

Third Favorite: M&Ms (15,344 pounds)

Virginia

Favorite Candy: Hot Tamales (160,136 pounds)

Second Favorite: Snickers (132,370 pounds)

Third Favorite: Tootsie Pops (64,494 pounds)

Washington

Favorite Candy: Salt Water Taffy (220,965 pounds)

Second Favorite: Tootsie Pops (195,602 pounds)

Third Favorite: Skittles (71,553 pounds)

West Virginia

Favorite Candy: Blow Pops (44,123 pounds)

Second Favorite: Milky Way (22,139 pounds)

Third Favorite: Hershey's Mini Bars (18,211 pounds)

Wisconsin

Favorite Candy: Butterfinger (118,572 pounds)

Second Favorite: Starburst (118,572 pounds)

Third Favorite: Hot Tamales (37,588 pounds)

Wyoming

Favorite Candy: Reese's Cups

Second Favorite: Salt Water Taffy (23,619 pounds)

Third Favorite: Dubble Bubble Gum (19,844 pounds)

 

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