Tattoo you

It’s not your imagination—there really are tattoo studios popping up everywhere. Body art is not just in vogue, it’s ubiquitous. Here are some interesting numbers about Americans and their love affair with ink:

Americans with a tattoo 10%

18- to 25-year-olds with a tattoo 36%

Senior citizens (over 65) with a tattoo 5%

People who were drunk/stoned when they got a tattoo 15%

Men with tattoos 13%

Women with tattoos 18%

Tattoos with gang-related meaning 1%

Tattoos with romantic relationship significance 17%

Sources: American Demographic; Pew Research Center.