st patricks day statistics

St. Patrick’s Day Statistics

St. Patrick’s Day Statistics Data
Percent of adults who plan on celebrating St. Patrick’s Day 46 %
Percent of people planning on having a drink to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day 20 %
Percent of people who plan on going to a St. Patrick’s Day parade 10 %
Percent of people who plan on going to a party 7.2 %
Percent of people who plan on decorating their home or office 9.6 %
Consecutive years New York has hosted St. Patrick’s Day Parade 248
Pounds of green dye added to the Chicago River in 1962 100 pounds
Odds of a child being named Patrick 0.1 %
Total Number of U.S. Residents claiming Irish Ancestry 36,900,000
Total percent of Massachusetts with Irish Ancestry 24 %
Number of Irish immigrants who traveled to the U.S. between 1820 and 1930 4,500,000
Median Income for Irish-American Households $56,383
Percentage of employed Irish-Americans over the age of 16 40 %
Number of places in U.S. named Shamrock 4
Annual amount of beef in pounds produced by U.S. 26.1 billion
Annual amount of cabbage in pounds produced by U.S. 2.3 billion
Number of places in U.S. that share the name of Irish Capital, Dublin 9
Total population of Ireland 4.2 million
Statistic & Data References
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Info Please, BookofOdds
Date research was conducted: March 1st, 2016