Spooky Halloween Facts

What's the spookiest place in Missouri? How many potential trick or treaters visit how many households, snagging which Missouri candies? How many square acres of pumpkins does Missouri produce?

MERIC knows these and other scary facts. Read on if you dare!

Acreage, Missouri Pumpkins, 2002
County Acres
Scott 224
Boone 188
St Louis 70
Chariton 64
Warren 54
Jasper 52
Jackson 48
Pulaski 44
Franklin 39
Jefferson 38
Webster 32
Gasconade 31
Pike 30

Sources: US Census Bureau 2005 American Community Survey, 2002 Economic Census; Missouri Department of Revenue; USDA 2002 Census of Agriculture; N. Missouri Produce Auction.


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