Where did large numbers of Scotch-Irish immigrants settle?

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Jan 7, 2018

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Initially, a large number of Scotch-Irish people settled in the southern states (coming from Ulster, Ireland), as shown in the map below (some 200,000 people by the way).

http://adamsfamilydna.com/2013/02/14/scots-irish-migration-to-america/

Nowadays, according to the American Fact Finder, there are some 1,351,426 people with Scotch-Irish heritage in 2016. (https://factfinder.census.gov/faces/tableservices/jsf/pages/productview.xhtml?pid=ACS_16_5YR_B04004&prodType=table)

(States with the most amount)
Texas – 287,393 (1.1%)
North Carolina – 274,149 (2.9%)
California – 247,530 (0.7%)
Florida – 170,880 (0.9%)
Pennsylvania – 163,836 (1.3%)
Tennessee – 153,073 (2.4%)
Virginia – 140,769 (1.8%)
Georgia – 124,186 (1.3%)
Ohio – 123,572 (1.1%)
South Carolina – 113,008 (2.4%)

(States with biggest percentage)
North Carolina (2.9%)
South Carolina, Tennessee (2.4%)
West Virginia (2.1%)
Montana, Virginia (1.8%)
Maine (1.7%)
Alabama, Mississippi (1.6%)
Kentucky, Oregon, Wyoming (1.5%)

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