Map forecasts the number of trick-or-treaters you can expect around Montreal

Oct 30 2019, 10:51 am

The scariest part of Halloween night? Running out of candy for hungry trick-or-treaters.

Well, thanks to Census Mapper you can avoid this tragedy altogether with their handy Trick-or-Treat Onslaught Estimator that’s been put together using data collected in both the 2006 and 2011 census.

This interactive Canada-wide map estimates the number of children of ‘prime trick-or-treat’ age per doorbell in various areas, aiming to give adults a heads up when it comes to the amount of candy they will need.

The darker the section the more children living in the area, and the more likely you are to get an onslaught of costume-clad kids at your door tonight. It looks like there are a handful of areas that will be very spooktacular for trick-or-treaters in Montreal this year.


According to the map, the busiest neighbourhoods in Montreal when it comes to trick-or-treating is Saint-Laurent, The Plateau, Côte-des-Neiges–Notre-Dame-de-Grâce, and Hampstead.

Check out the stats in your neighbourhood and see if you need to make a last-minute trip to stock up on candy.

If you’re looking for the best neighbourhoods to go trick-or-treating in or you’re interested in finding haunted houses in your area, there are maps for that too.

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