18 Million Bluegrass Fans

The May/June issue of International Bluegrass, the trade newsletter published by IBMA, has a story citing recent polling data from the Simmons Research firm that says there are 17,977,000 bluegrass fans in the US. That’s 8.5% of the adult population who listed bluegrass as the the musical genre they liked most. Bluegrass music found the 18th slot on a list of the 38 top choices for music genre. Here’s a little more data on this same group of people. The bluegrass fans are:

52% aged between 25-54
53% male
80% own their home
20% have an income of over $100,000

Does this fit you? The first two fit me, but not the second two!