What Are Americans Most Afraid of?

October 13, 2017

Just in time for Halloween, the list of America's top fears for 2017 have been released. 

I was expecting more clowns if I'm honest especially with the recent re-release of the movie IT and increase in random scary clown sightings. However the results took a more serious turn. 

Nearly three in four Americans (74%) are afraid of corrupt government officials, according to the fourth annual “Survey of American Fears” from Orange, Calif.’s Chapman University. Healthcare, Pollution and lack of money make up the rest of the top 5.

See the full list here.