Zillow ranked cities based on a variety of factors including median home value and crime rates. The best Seattle neighborhoods to get candy are Laurelhurst, Loyal Heights, Ravenna, Madison Park and Wedgwood.
Planning to take the kids trick-or-treating? Or want to dress up, try to look little and get candy yourself?
Well, according to Zillow, you’re in a very good place.
The Seattle-based online real-estate database company released its 8th annual “Trick-or-Treat Index” ratings and declared Seattle the 9th-best city for gathering sweets.
The best specific neighborhoods for making sugar bank were identified as Laurelhurst, Loyal Heights, Ravenna, Madison Park and Wedgwood.
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The rankings, released Wednesday, were based on a city’s median home value, density of single-family homes, crime rates and the percentage of the population under 10 years old.
The index identifies cities where kids can get the most candy, in the least amount of time, in the safest areas.
“The national ranking is a fun way for trick-or-treaters and their parents across the country to assess how their city compares to others this Halloween season,” Zillow Chief Economist Svenja Gudell said in a news release.
“But what’s really important are the local hot spots, which is why we also identified the five best neighborhoods for trick-or-treating in each of the top cities. For candy hunters in cities not on the list, look for areas with lots of decorated homes and neighborhoods with other kids running around in the holiday spirit.”
Philadelphia came in at No. 1, followed by San Jose, San Francisco, Milwaukee, Los Angeles, Phoenix, Denver and Portland, which came in at No. 8.
To see the complete rankings, including the best neighborhoods in each city, go to http://www.zillow.com/blog/trick-or-treat.