10 states with the most gun dealers per capita

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Researchers recently took a look at gun data and ranked states by the number of gun dealers as well as registered guns per 100,000 residents. Of course, that’s only registered guns, but nonetheless, here’s the data on the 10 states with the highest number of gun dealers per capita.

#10: Oklahoma
Gun dealers per 100K residents: 2.76
Total gun dealers: 107
Registered guns per 100K residents: 1,651
Total registered guns: 64,063

#9: Kansas
Gun dealers per 100K residents: 2.79
Total gun dealers: 81
Registered guns per 100K residents: 1,305
Total registered guns: 37,908

#8: West Virginia
Gun dealers per 100K residents: 3.08
Total gun dealers: 57
Registered guns per 100K residents: 1,704
Total registered guns: 31,540

#7: New Hampshire
Gun dealers per 100K residents: 3.17
Total gun dealers: 42
Registered guns per 100K residents: 2,247
Total registered guns: 29,821

#6: North Dakota
Gun dealers per 100K residents: 3.38
Total gun dealers: 25
Registered guns per 100K residents: 1,279
Total registered guns: 9,460

#5: Iowa
Gun dealers per 100K residents: 4.47
Total gun dealers: 139
Registered guns per 100K residents: 715
Total registered guns: 22,238

#4: Alaska
Gun dealers per 100K residents: 4.89
Total gun dealers: 36
Registered guns per 100K residents: 1,824
Total registered guns: 13,439

#3: Montana
Gun dealers per 100K residents: 5.37
Total gun dealers: 55
Registered guns per 100K residents: 1,553
Total registered guns: 15,900

#2: South Dakota
Gun dealers per 100K residents: 5.74
Total gun dealers: 49
Registered guns per 100K residents: 1,628
Total registered guns: 13,892

#1: Wyoming
Gun dealers per 100K residents: 6.33
Total gun dealers: 37
Registered guns per 100K residents: 21,875
Total registered guns: 127,787

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