Add It Up - St. Patty's Day

Numbers discovered for the green holiday

Number of U.S. residents who claim Irish ancestry: 34.5 million

Population of Ireland: 4.1 million

Percent of Georgia residents who claim to be Irish: 7.8

Percent of Savannah residents who claim Irish heritage: 5.9

Population of Savannah: 127,573

Approximate number of people who gathered in downtown Savannah to celebrate St. Patrick's Day last year: 250,000

Number of people event organizers are expecting for this year's event, which falls on a Friday: 500,000

Number of pints of green beer that will be served on Savannah's River Street this year: 62,087

Number of total arrests that Savannah police made during last year's celebration: 131

Number of citations given by Savannah police for public intoxication at last year's celebration: 3

Number of DUI arrests that Savannah police made during St. Patrick's Day weekend last year: 55

Sources: www.census.gov, Savannah Morning News