We are currently living in the age of the tattoo. A Harris 2015 online survey poll of 2,225 American adults found that 29% have tattoos. That was up from 21% just four years earlier. And of those who have a tattoo, 69% have two or more. I guess once you take the plunge and get one, you have no qualms about getting another one.
According to the poll, the demographics of tattooed people break down as follows: (I’ll provide a definition for each age group, but please understand that there isn’t always total agreement on when an age group begins and ends.)
- Millennials (born between 1980 and 2000): 47% have at least one tattoo, and 37% have at least two.
- Generation Xers (born between 1965 and 1980): 36% have at least one tattoo, and 24% have at least two.
- Baby Boomers (born between 1946 and 1964): 13% have at least…
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