Tattoos are becoming more and more popular in America, with increasing number of people getting inked permanently. Find out the interesting facts about tattoos in U.S.
The word “tattoo” first appeared in 1769 in captain James Cook’s records.
The tattoo machine pierces your skin 50 to 3,000 times in a minute.
The age group of Americans that is more likely to get tattooed is 30 to 39.
Hispanics account to more number by race, to get tattooed.
Miami, Las vegas and Richmond cities of U.S make it to top 3, in the 10 most tatted cities ranking.
South Carolina prohibits getting tattoos on face, hands or feet.
Tattooing industry is the 6th fastest growing field.
Average cost of getting a small tattoo is $45.
Demand for tattoo removal has increased since 2011.
Tattoo inks contains toxins such as Benzopyrene, Lead, Cadmium, Chromium, Nickel, Titanium, Soot and Phenol.
36% people with tattoos feel more rebellious.