I never would have thought "Baby Yoda" for Rockford, but the Google machine doesn't lie!

There's a new website called FRIGHTGEIST that breaks down everything "Halloween Costume" from sea to shining sea.

You wanna pull the national numbers, and costumes for Halloween 2021? Check this out, across the country the costume thing looks like this:

  • 1. Witch
  • 2. Rabbit
  • 3. Dinosaur 
  • 4.Spider-man
  • 5. Cruella De Vil
  • 6. Fairy 
  • 7. Harley Quinn
  • 8. Cowboy
  • 9. Clown
  • 10. Chucky

I can't believe Chucky is a thing again, and what's with a "rabbit?" With kids that are now grown men, I'm super out of touch I guess.

O.K. now let's go local...This is the Top Five Illinois Halloween Costumes:

  • 1. Fairy
  • 2. Witch
  • 3. Cruella De Vil
  • 4. Tinker Bell
  • 5. Spider-man

Does Spider-man ever go out of style? Ever? Well move over web-slinger...There's a new TOP costume in Rockford, Illinois.

MyStateline.com

This thing, Baby Yoda. The #1 Halloween costume for Rockford, Illinois.

Wanna look at some other local favs, check this out:

  • Chicago - Spider-man
  • Peoria - Cowboy
  • Mt. Vernon - Hulk
  • Moline - Rabbit 

Let's do a "classic" throwback quick and see which costumes survived. The year in 1980, what were the most popular Halloween Costumes? MVOrganizing

  • Cabbage Patch Kids
  • Freddy Kruger
  • Pac-man
  • Barbie
  • Jason (Hockey Mask)
  • Superman
  • Star Wars 
  • Michael Jackson

Wow, Superman but no Spider-man? But all the kids "moonwalking" to get their candy, what a trip.

O.K. one more, let's go back to 1970 for the Top 5 Halloween Costumes ASKWET:

  • Batman
  • Casper the Friendly Ghost
  • Ringo Starr 
  • Barbie
  • Scooby-Doo
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Ringo? Seriously, if a kid in 2021 came to my door as Ringo, ALL THE CANDY.

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