Milwaukee, Wisconsin has a rich tattoo history. Milwaukee is a great destination if you’re looking for some new ink. With a population of around 598,000, there are lots of potential customers for the parlors in town. Yelp currently lists 36 different shops when searching for “tattoo” in Milwaukee. Google Places lists 153 different tattoo shops in the Milwaukee area, which shows how competitive the city truly is. When doing research for your artist, we suggest not paying too much attention to price because quality is much more important when you’re going to be living with the artwork for the rest of your life.