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How Irish is Peabody?

Peabody has one of the highest percentages of Irish people in the U.S.

Photo credit: Patch file photo.
Photo credit: Patch file photo.

Website Trulia has compiled the ethnic backgrounds of Americans and found that Peabody has one of the largest percentages of Irish-Americans in the country.

Peabody ranked third for metropolitan areas with  highest percentage of Irish people in the U.S.

Peabody came in at 15.8%. This ranked third only to Boston with 20.4% and Middlesex County with 16.9%.

The other Massachusetts metro area ranked in the Top 10 is Worcester with 14.8%. 

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