Here are the most popular Halloween costumes of 2019, according to Google

Characters from Disney’s ‘Descendants’ and classic witches will be seen on the streets of Northern Virginia this Halloween, according to Google searches.

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In just over a week, Northern Virginia residents will be heading into their neighborhoods for candy, stopping at a local bar for a themed party or passing out treats from the comfort of a couch, all in celebration of the spookiest holiday of the year: Halloween. 

No matter what you choose to do, finding a costume is essential, and this week is your last chance to do so. And for 2019, Google is here to help.

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On Oct. 9, the search engine released its analytics tool Frightgeist, revealing the top trending Halloween costume ideas for 2019 on both a national and local scale. According to the methodology, the data was gathered throughout the month of September, pulling from the top 500 costume searches in the United States. 

Through Freitgeist, you can browse the most common themes for this year’s costumes, as well as the top five popular costumes in each state, thanks to the interactive map feature.  

From recently debuted TV characters to classic looks, here’s what you’ll most likely see trick-or-treating down the block or dancing the night away at your party this Halloween.

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National

  1. It, the clown
  2. Witch
  3. Spider-Man
  4. Dinosaur
  5. Descendants characters
  6. Clown
  7. Fortnite
  8. Chucky
  9. 1980s
  10. Unicorn
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Virginia

  1. Descendants characters
  2. Witch
  3. Spider-Man
  4. Dinosaur
  5. It, the clown

Washington, DC

  1. Scooby-Doo
  2. Tiger
  3. Skeleton
  4. Spider-Man
  5. Mermaid
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