Although you may think that Irish Pubs need to have a local demographic which has genealogical or cultural links to Ireland, this is most certainly not the case.

Typically, wherever you decide to locate in the US, between 20% and 35% of your demographic will consider itself to be broadly of Irish, Scottish, Welsh or English heritage. However, Irish Pubs have a universal appeal across many cultures and have been extremely successful not only across the United States but also in over 120 countries worldwide.

Your desired demographics for a good location would include above average median household income, dominance in the 25-55 age group, relative high-density residential properties and total population. These statistics are easily accessible through the internet and will help you form reliable opinions.

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Pub Facts

Casual-dining restaurants usually require significant local populations to survive and thrive. Because of the frequency of consumer visits to an Irish Pub, they can thrive in populations of less than 15,000.

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