Top 10 Irish Cities in the US
Written by: Catalogs.com Editorial Staff
March 7, 2012
Filed Under Places
Contributed by Jennifer Andrews, Catalogs.com Top 10 Guru
The United States is a diverse country that consists of a variety of sub-cultures, races, backgrounds and ancestry.
Included in this diversity are Irish settlers who can be found in a number of the largest and smaller cities across the country.
Whether you are planning a state visit or a local searching for a good Irish pub on St. Paddy’s Day, check out the list of the top ten Irish cities in the U.S.
In addition to the notable Boston accent carried by those born and raised in the city, Boston is also one of the largest US Irish cities in the country.
This Pennsylvania city is home to the Irish as one of the top US Irish cities in the country.
New York’s diverse population lends itself to a variety of cultures including that of the Irish found in Buffalo.
The capital city of Ohio is considered one of the top US Irish cities with close to ten percent of its population from Irish roots.
If you’re visiting Philly on St. Paddy’s Day, you will most likely come across a number of Irish locals and their favorite pubs to enjoy the day with fellow Irish-born men and women.
5. St. Louis
St. Louis is home to the Cardinals as well as the descendents of Irish ancestors as one of the top largest Irish cities in the US.
4. Kansas City
Dorothy and Toto may not be in Kansas anymore but there are scores of descendents of the Irish men and women settlers in this Missouri-based city.
Scranton is a medium-sized city located in Pennsylvania that boasts a larger Irish population than many other larger US cities.
Just a little less than ten percent of Indianapolis population hail from Irish ancestors.
As the capital city of Maryland, Baltimore is one of the top Irish cities in the US with close to ten percent of its population coming from Irish heritage.