The Most Popular Halloween Costumes, According to Google

Think you’ve come up with a one-of-a-kind Halloween costume? You may want to check with Google’s Frightgeist before heading out. Created by the search giant’s News Lab, the interactive data visualization taps into Google Trends to display the top Halloween costume searches—both locally and nationally—to give users an idea of what to expect when trick-or-treating. Right now, the most searched character in the United States is super-villain Harley Quinn, with Star Wars characters coming in at a close second. Visit Frightgeist to see what’s trending in your area.