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Top 2014 Halloween Costumes for Adults, Children and Pets, According to NRF

Still deciding on a costume for this Halloween? The National Retail Federation has released survey results showing what's popular this year for adults, children and pets!

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This year, Halloween lands on a Friday, making having spooktacular fun easy for all. With only a few more weeks before the big day, what will you, the kids and your pet be dressed as? If you’re in need of ideas, check out the National Retail Federation’s survey results on the top costumes for this Halloween!

The survey, called NRF’s 2014 Halloween Consumer Top Costumes Survey, was conducted by Prosper Insights & Analytics involving polling of consumers. The survey found 75 million adults will be getting dressed up this Halloween.

“It’s clear people love to get creative with costumes, looking for inspiration from pop-culture and politics to history, and even the make-believe and fantasy world,” according to Proper Insights Principal Analyst Pam Goodfellow.

Here are the costumes topping the list for this Halloween:

For Adults

1. Witch
2. Animal

3. Batman Character
4. Pirate
5.  Zombie
6. Vampire
7. Doctor/Nurse
8. Action/Super Hero
9. Princess
10. Wench/Tart/Vixen

For Children

1. Princess
2. Animal

3. Spider-Man
4. Frozen Character
5. Action/Super Hero
6. Batman Character
7. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle
8. Witch
9. Pirate
10. Superman

For Pets

1. Pumpkin
2. Hot Dog

3. Devil
4. Bumble Bee
5. Cat
6. Batman Character
7. Superman
8. Witch
9. (T) Ghost
9. (T) Pirate
10. Star Wars Character

It’s interesting to see from the survey results that classic characters and popular costumes from years past continue to remain just as popular today.

Share with us what you’ll be dressed up as this Halloween!

[Source: National Retail Federation]

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