We're right in the middle of spooky season. So even if you're not easily spooked, this time of year might make you feel a little more on edge.

This time of year has us Googling our fears and phobias more than ever apparently. So what is Illinois' most searched phobia?


So what's that? According to Yourlocalsecurity -

The fear of public speaking.

Credit Your local security
Credit Your local security

Here's a list of more of the Midwest's phobias according to Yourlocalsecurity -

  • Wisconsin - Aquaphobia (fear of water)
  • Indiana - Arachnophobia (fear of spiders)
  • Michigan - Trypophobia (fear of holes)
  • Ohio - Hemophobia (fear of blood)
  • Iowa - Coulrophobia (fear of clowns)

For the whole list you can head here.

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