Easter revelers will spend some $177 per person this year, study finds

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With Easter Sunday coming up tomorrow, the personal-finance website WalletHub recently released its annual Easter Survey, which found that nearly 7 in 10 people are planning to spend less on Easter this year compared to last year. This survey was released alongside WalletHub's report on 2024's Best Places to Celebrate Easter.
To find out which cities promise the most egg-citing time on Sunday, WalletHub compared the 100 largest cities across 11 key metrics, ranging from candy and chocolate shops per capita to the city's Christian population. You can find highlights from all three of WalletHub's reports below.

Best Cities for Easter
1. Pittsburgh, PA 11. Tampa, FL
2. Birmingham, AL 12. Cincinnati, OH
3. Buffalo, NY 13. Cleveland, OH
4. Orlando, FL 14. Wichita, KS
5. El Paso, TX 15. Miami, FL
6. Atlanta, GA 16. St. Paul, MN
7. Honolulu, HI 17. Long Beach, CA
8. St. Louis, MO 18. Sacramento, CA
9. Las Vegas, NV 19. Riverside, CA
10. New Orleans, LA 20. Bakersfield, CA

To view the full report, please visit:

Easter Facts & Stats - Church, Candy & Cash

  • $22 Billion: Total Easter-related spending expected in 2024 ($177 per person celebrating).
  • $3.1 Billion: Projected Easter spending on candy.
  • $49,000: Price of the world's most expensive chocolate Easter bunny.
  • 78%: Share of people who eat chocolate bunnies' ears first.
  • 60%: Share of parents who plan on sending Easter baskets to their children after they've moved out.

To view the full infographic, please visit:

Easter Survey Key Stats

  • Less egg-stravagant Easter plans: Nearly 7 in 10 people are planning to spend less on Easter this year compared to last year.
  • Impact of inflation: 61% of Americans expect inflation to affect their Easter spending this year.
  • Easter debt: Nearly 3 in 10 people think Easter-related expenses are worth going into debt for.
  • No Budget for Bunnies: 42% of Americans don't have a budget for Easter.
  • Lack of financial confidence: 41% of Americans don't feel confident about their finances heading into the spring.

To view the full survey, please visit:

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