The 10 Most Tattooed Cities In America

Sailor Jerry is tradition. And so while tattooing has become a traditional art form here in the states, you might ask which cities flash the most ink. Take a look at 10 metropolitans that would make Sailor J salute!

1. No. 10: Los Angeles, Calif.

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THE STATS: 4 tattoo shops per 100,000 people

2. No. 9: Kansas City, Mo.

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THE STATS: 6 tattoo shops per 100,000 people

3. No. 8: Honolulu, Hawaii

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THE STATS: 6.5 tattoo shops per 100,000

4. No. 7: San Francisco, Calif.

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THE STATS: 7 tattoo shops per 100,000 people

5. No. 6: Austin, Texas

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THE STATS: 7.5 tattoos per 100,000 people

6. No. 5: Portland, Ore.

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THE STATS: 12 tattoo shops per 100,000 people

7. No. 4: Flint, Michigan

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THE STATS: 1 shop for every 5,800 residents

8. No. 3: Richmond, Va.

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THE STATS: 14.5 tattoo shops per 100,000 people

9. No. 2: Las Vegas, Nev.

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THE STATS: 16 tattoo shops per 100,000 people

10. Most Inked City: Miami Beach, Fla.

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THE STATS: 24 tattoo shops per 100,000 people

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