Study: Jolly Rancher named most popular Halloween candy in Illinois

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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) -- We're only three weeks away from trick-or-treating! A new study suggests Illinois' top Halloween candy is unique compared to other states.

Jolly Rancher was named the most popular Halloween candy in Illinois, according to a recent study from Bid on Equipment, an online marketplace.

The results are based on Google search volume per capita. Illinois was the only state in which Jolly Rancher came out on top.

Reese's Peanut Butter Cups lead in 12 states, including neighboring states Missouri and Iowa.

The study also measured the most popular candy among popular metro cities. Kit Kat was tabbed as Chicago's favorite candy.

According to the study, parents spend around $35 on Halloween candy each year.