Halloween spending breakdown

Halloween can be frighteningly expensive for the average American family.

According to the National Retail Federation, more than 170 million Americans are expected to spend $8.4 billion this year on Halloween; more than $3 billion on costumes alone.

Find out more bone-chilling Halloween information below.

*This number was determined by multiplying the average per shopper cost of $82.93 from the National Retail Federation by 4.