Iowa Has A Large Irish Population
The fact that Iowa comes in just two states behind Jersey proves that this population of Irish folk here makes up a strong majority. The forty sixth most Irish city in the country is actually Melrose, Iowa. In Dubuque, according to this study from ZipAtlas, approximately twenty percent of the city is Irish. Out of the estimated 70,000 Dubuque residents, about a quarter of the population ought to be Irish then.