America's favorite jelly bean flavors -- ranked, and by state

Americans eat an incredible amount of candy on Easter -- more than 16 billion jelly beans alone, according to research -- and it's safe to say everyone has their favorites. And when you're talking specifically about jelly beans, a few flavors reign supreme.

Below, the most popular jelly bean flavors in America are ranked from 1-20. Some of the big winners might surprise you, while others are sure to be up on your list of favorites, too.

The most popular jelly bean flavors in the United States
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The most popular jelly bean flavors in the United States
#20. Red Apple
#19. Lemon
#18. Grape
#17. Coffee
#16. Peach
#15. Root Beer
#14. Bubblegum
#13. Cotton Candy
#12. Strawberry
#11. Coconut
#10. Blueberry
#9. Toasted Marshmallow
#8. Green Apple
#7. Orange
#6. Pear
#5. Cinnamon
#4. Cherry
#3. Watermelon
#2. Buttered Popcorn
#1. Black Licorice

This ranking was determined by over 9 years of sales data from, and surveys completed by over 10,000 people identifying the 32 most popular flavors nationally. 20 are above, but you can see the full list here.

Now take a look at the favorites by state -- do you agree with the flavor your home state loves?

Source: 9+ years online candy sales data from
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