Mar 10, 2024 - News

Where Irish Americans live: Plymouth County leads in Massachusetts

☘️ Share of people reporting Irish ancestry
Data: U.S. Census; Chart: Axios

As of 2022, the United States had an average Irish ancestry of 9.5%.

  • New England and New York have significantly higher numbers.
  • Southern states are the least Irish, with places like El Paso County, Texas, with 2.2%.

Deehan's thought bubble: Of course Plymouth County is the most Irish place in Massachusetts, with 28.4%.

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