Think you've seen a ghost in Illinois? Chances are, you have! Illinois ranks high on the list of most popular states for supernatural activity. 

We're on the brink of the spookiest season of the year, so it's time to get prepared. Sure you can work on your Halloween costume or set out creepy decorations, but you also need to make sure you're ready to welcome ghosts into your life because chances are pretty high that you'll see one this year in Illinois.

Once upon a time I wouldn't believe this story, but I happened to see a ghost in my apartment earlier this year... so I happen to be a believer now.

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Turns out, I'm not the only one. has been crunching some numbers and Illinois it the 13th most popular state to see a UFO or a ghost this year.

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How Many Ghost Sightings Are in Illinois Each Year?

According to their statistics, there have been 4,206 UFO sightings in Illinois this year, and 2,584 ghost sightings. And those are just the reported ones. THAT'S A LOT.

While we are in 13th place when it comes to the odds of seeing a UFO and ghost combined... we're in 5th place when it comes to just spotting a ghost. So keep your eyes peeled!

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If you've never seen a ghost, you might want to look into ghost hunting this fall. September 30 is National Ghost Hunting Day, which officially kicks off the Halloween season across the country.

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