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Top 10 Trick-or-Treat Cities

Best Cities & Neighborhoods to Trick or TreatZillow used Walk Score neighborhood data to help create their annual Halloween best 20 trick-or-treat cities. Why are these cities and neighborhoods ideal for costume-attired kids going candy hunting? In part, Zillow says, because of the walkability (along with population density, home values and safety) of these US urban streets.

Check out the Walk Score of Zillow’s best trick-or-treat cities (and top 2 neighborhoods within each city) to plan your door-to-door route. Maximize candy for kids. Once Halloween hoopla settles down, send them outside to walk or bike off those calories.

While four chunks of “big data” were compiled for Zillow’s index, people and kids have personal preferences. What are your favorite neighborhoods for trick-or-treat activity? Are there old trees with gnarly (and scary in the dark) branches? Any local business hubs that invite families for Halloween? Share neighborhood gems on Walk Score. (Tip: Tag places #trickortreat to make it easier for others to find.)

halloween decorated house#1 San Francisco (Walk Score = 85)

Top trick-or-treat neighborhood: Presidio Heights

2nd best candy neighborhood: Sea Cliff

#2 Boston (Walk Score = 79)

Top trick-or-treat neighborhood: Beacon Hill

2nd best candy neighborhood: West Roxbury

#3 Honolulu (Walk Score = 63)

Top trick-or-treat neighborhood: Kapahulu

2nd best candy neighborhood: Kuliouou-Kalani Iki

#4 Seattle (Walk Score = 74)

Top trick-or-treat neighborhood: Loyal Heights

2nd best candy neighborhood: Phinney Ridge

#5 San Jose, CA (Walk Score = 55)

Top trick-or-treat neighborhood: Cambrian Park

2nd best candy neighborhood: Rose Garden

#6 Chicago (Walk Score = 74)

Top trick-or-treat neighborhood: Ravenswood Manor

2nd best candy neighborhood: Wrightwood Neighbors

#7 Los Angeles (Walk Score = 66)

Top trick-or-treat neighborhood: Cheviot Hills

2nd best candy neighborhood: Brentwood

#8 Portland, OR (Walk Score = 66)

Top trick-or-treat neighborhood: Laurelhurst

2nd best candy neighborhood: Alameda

#9 Philadelphia (Walk Score = 74)

Top trick-or-treat neighborhood: Chestnut Hill

2nd best candy neighborhood: Manayunk

#10 Washington, DC (Walk Score = 73)

Top trick-or-treat neighborhood: Kalorama

2nd best candy neighborhood: Chevy Chase

House photo: AICAD

One Response to “Top 10 Trick-or-Treat Cities”

  1. Observer Says:

    Bogus. Few trick or treaters in Kalorama, DC.

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