Americans are planning to scare up an average of $86.79 each for Halloween festivities this year with more than 175 million people planning to partake in the haunted holiday, according to the National Retail Federation, which keeps track of such spooky stats.
It's a BOOn for the industry, and includes about $3.2 billion spent on costumes alone, purchased by 68% of Halloween shoppers.
What are the hottest Halloween costumes this year? About 48% of adults will put on some kind of costume, and kids are going for princesses and superheroes. Nearly 20% of celebrants plan to dress their pets in costumes this year.
These are the most popular costumes for kids, adults and pets.
Most Popular Costumes for Children
More than 3.8 million children plan to dress as their favorite princess character.
You can find every possible version of Batman costumes online. This one, by Rubie's costumes, references the "Batman: The Brave and the Bold" animated series, and sells on Walmart (WMT - Get Report) for less than $30.
'Star Wars' Character: 3.7%
A boy dressed as Kylo Ren and a girl dressed as Rey from "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" attend a Comic Con in Tampa, Fla.
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'Avengers' Character (Excluding Spider-Man): 3.2%
That's Falcon of "The Avengers" spotted at a Comic and Entertainment Expo parade.
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Elsa or Anna from "Frozen": 1.7%
Most Popular Halloween Costumes for Adults
There will be at least 7.2 million adult witches roaming the night on Halloween this year.
That's 2.5 million vampires that will be out for fake blood this Oct. 31.
'Avengers' Character (Excluding Spider-Man): 2.0%
About 1.3 million adults plan to dress as their favorite "Avengers" character such as Iron Man or Black Panther.
Get the Bruce Wayne look with an armored "Dawn of Justice" Batman Costume, based on Zack Snyder's Batman vs. Superman movie, $55 at Halloweencostumes.com.
'Star Wars' Character: 1.9%
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Super Hero: 1.8%
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Wonder Woman: 1.5%
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Most Popular Pet Costumes
Out of the 31.3 million Americans planning to dress their pets in costumes, millennials (aged 25-34) are the most likely to dress up their pets. The most popular pet costume is a pumpkin.
Hot Dog: 7.4%
You read that right: 7.4% of Americans will dress their cat or dog in a hot dog costume. These are from Hyde and Eek! Boutique, and sold on Target (TGT - Get Report) for $10.39, possibly a fair price for a hot dog with all the trimmings.
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Planning to dress your cat as a dog? Good luck with that.
'Star Wars' Character: 2.8%
At left, the right breed can be an impressive Imperial Walker, also known as the All Terrain Armored Transport, or AT-AT walker, for about $20. At right, a Yoda costume for about $19, both by Rubie's.
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Super Hero: 2.7%
There are plenty of ways to make your pooch the super hero of Halloween, such as this one from Petco, right. Or, deck your dog out in a Marvel Incredible Hulk costume for around $39 from BaxterBoo.
Photos:BaxterBoo (left) Petco (right)