It turns out trick-or-treaters won’t be the only ones knocking on residents’ doors this Halloween – food delivery drivers will be showing up to deliver treats to folks who want more than candy for dinner. According to a recent online survey, 33 percent more people are planning to order food delivery for dinner on Halloween this year than last.
Thirty-three percent more people are planning to order food delivery for dinner on Halloween this year than last.
Convenience-seeking millennials have the largest appetite for getting dinner delivered on Halloween. The study shows one in ten people ages 18-34 plan to order delivery, that's two times more than those 35+. This echoes other recent reports that millennials are three times as likely to order in than their parents.
Speaking of parents, consumers with children in the home are 12 percent more likely to get delivery for the holiday than non-parents.
And just as kids collecting candy have their most-loved sweets, data shows food-delivery fans favor pizza, fries, Chinese food and sushi more on Halloween than the typical night. While apparently steak, pasta and curry don't pair as well with Reese's and Skittles, as all three tend to drop in popularity for the night. We compiled our findings in the infographic below.