The most popular Halloween costumes of 2016 revealed: Harley Quinn reigns supreme

The most popular Halloween costumes of 2016 revealed: Harley Quinn reigns supreme
Source: DC Entertainment Inc
Source: DC Entertainment Inc

The sound of disgruntled "pumpkin spice is bullshit" truthers mixed with the scene of pumpkin spice candles can mean only one thing: Halloween is near, and maybe, just maybe, the Sanderson sisters will rise again. 

So what's everybody going to be wearing? Thanks to Google's Frightgeist, you can now find out the country's most popular costumes based off of search analytics. Want to dig even deeper? You can even search by location to see the hottest costume trends in your city.

Source: Google

So what guises will you be seeing this H'ween? Harley Quinn (or as some retailers are referring to it, Aging My Chemical Romance Fan) sits at No. 1 — which isn't much of a surprise considering the box office success of Suicide Squad and the popularity of both the comic book character and the actress who portrayed her, Margot Robbie.

Rounding out the top 10:

2. Joker
3. Superhero
4. Pirate
5. Wonder Woman
6. Witch
7. Batman
8. Star Wars
9. Clown
10. Dinosaur

America, where's the creativity, y'all? Looks like Sexy Ken Bone and Sexy Harambe didn't make the impact some had hoped.

The top 50 isn't much more inspiring, with one key takeaway: Minnie Mouse (#14) is way more popular than Mickey (#28).

11. Mermaid
12. Pikachu
13. Zombie
14. Minnie Mouse
15. Deadpool
16. Vampire
17. Poison Ivy
18. Princess
19. Minions
20. Unicorn

21. Ghostbusters
22. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
23. Catwoman
24. Pumpkin
25. Tyrannosauraus
26. Lion
27. Doll
28. Mickey Mouse
29. PAW Patrol
30. Cheerleader

31. Little Red Riding Hood
32. Skeleton
33. The Mad Hatter
34. Fairy
35. Angel
36. Tinker Bell
37. Ninja
38. Ghost
39. Superman
40. Rabbit

41. Stormtrooper
42. Princess Jasmine
43. Bear
44. 1980s
45. Power Rangers
46. Belle
47. Batgirl
48. Steampunk
49. Darth Vadar
50. Cowboy

Want to see what costume is trending in your city? Check out Google's Frightgeist map here.

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Evan Ross Katz

Evan Ross Katz is Mic's style editor. He previously served as managing editor for Logo's NewNowNext. Bylines: The Advocate, Refinery29, Men's Health, Thrillist, Out, Men's Fitness, Instinct, F*cking Young, Schön, Essential Homme, The Manual, and WetPaint.

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