5 Top Christmas Spenders by Region

Households in New England plan to spend the most on holiday gifts.

  1. New England: Households intend to spend an average of $550 (Conn., Maine, Mass., N.H., R.I., Vt.)
  2. East North Central: $527 (Ill., Ind., Mich., Ohio, Wis.)
  3. Middle Atlantic, $484 (N.J., N.Y., Pa.)
  4. Mountain, $415 (Ariz., Colo., Idaho, Mont., Nev., N.M., Utah, Wyo.)
  5. East South Central, $397 (Ala., Ky., Miss., Tenn.)

Source: The Conference Board