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Here Are The Most Heavily Armed Sates, Where Is Yours On The List?

20. Colorado

Colorado comes in at number 20, with 12 guns for every 1,000 residents. That’s 63,178 registered firearms among 5,268,367 people.

19. Oklahoma

For every 1,000 residents in Oklahoma, there are 12.3 guns. That’s 47,419 registered firearms among 3,850,568 people.

18. Texas

Texas comes in at number 18, with 12.8 guns on record for every 1,000 residents. That’s 337,309 firearms among 26,448,193 people. In fact, the actual numbers are probably higher because Texans are not required by law to register their firearms. As such, the ATF can only count those who seek background checks.

17. Utah

For every 1,000 residents in Utah, there are 12.9 guns. That’s 37,490 registered firearms among 2,900,872 people.

16. Kentucky

Kentucky comes in at number 16, with 13.5 guns for every 1,000 residents. That’s 59,240 registered firearms among 4,395,295 people.

15. Indiana

For every 1,000 residents in Indiana, there are 14.1 guns. That’s 92,700 registered firearms among 6,570,902 people.

13 (tie). New Hampshire

New Hampshire comes in at number 13, with 14.6 guns for every 1,000 residents. That’s 19,284 registered firearms dispersed among 1,323,459 people.

13 (tie). Georgia

Georgia is tied with New Hampshire in the number 13 slot with the same number of guns per capita, but with a larger figure of individual guns in the state, due to its larger population. For every 1,000 residents in Georgia, there are 14.6 guns. That’s 145,412 registered firearms dispersed among 9,992,167 people.

11 (tie). Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania comes in at number 11, with 15 guns for every 1,000 residents. That’s 88,732 registered firearms among 5,928,814 people.

11 (tie). Maryland

Maryland is tied with Pennsylvania for number 11 slot. For every 1,000 residents in Maryland, there are 15 guns. That’s 88,732 registered firearms among 5,928,814 people.

10. Louisiana

Louisiana comes in at number 10, with 15.1 guns for every 1,000 residents. That’s 69,668 registered firearms among 4,625,470 people.

9. Alaska

For every 1,000 residents in Alaska, there are 15.2 guns. That’s a total of 11,167 registered firearms among 735,132 people.

8. Nevada

Nevada comes in at number eight, with 19.5 guns for every 1,000 residents. That’s 54,436 registered firearms among 2,790,136 people.

7. Alabama

For every 1,000 residents in Alabama, there are 20 guns. That’s a total of 96,744 registered firearms among 4,833,722 people.

6. Idaho

Idaho comes in at number six, with 24.2 guns for every 1,000 residents. That’s 39,019 registered firearms among 1,612,136 people.

5. Virginia

For every 1,000 residents in Virginia, there are 30.1 guns. That’s a total of 248,939 registered firearms among 8,260,405 people.

4. New Mexico

New Mexico comes in at number four, with 40.5 guns for every 1,000 residents. That’s 84,471 registered firearms among 2,085,287 people.

3. Arkansas

For every 1,000 residents in Arkansas, there are 41.6 guns. That’s a total of 123,130 registered firearms among 2,959,373 people.

2. District of Columbia

The District of Columbia comes in at number two in the nation, with 66.4 guns for every 1,000 residents. That’s 42,897 registered firearms dispersed among only 646,449 people.

1. Wyoming

Wyoming has the highest number of registered guns per capita of any state in America. For every 1,000 residents, there are 195.7 guns, about three times the rate of second-place D.C. That’s 114,052 registered firearms in a state with a population of only 582,658 people.

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