Special Report

How Many Guns Americans Bought this Year in Every State

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New Mexico
> Firearm background checks Jan 1-Nov 30, 2020: 186,815
> Firearm background checks Jan 1-Nov 30, 2020 per 100,000 people: 8,909 (23rd fewest)
> Firearm background checks in 2019: 156,829
> Firearm background checks in 2019 per 100,000 people: 7,479 (24th most)
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Dec 8: 109,947
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people as of Dec 8: 5,243 (23rd most)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Dec 8.: 1,756
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths per 100,000 people as of Dec. 8: 84 (20th most)
> Population: 2,096,829

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New York
> Firearm background checks Jan 1-Nov 30, 2020: 463,070
> Firearm background checks Jan 1-Nov 30, 2020 per 100,000 people: 2,380 (3rd fewest)
> Firearm background checks in 2019: 355,374
> Firearm background checks in 2019 per 100,000 people: 1,827 (3rd fewest)
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Dec 8: 722,464
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people as of Dec 8: 3,714 (12th fewest)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Dec 8.: 27,307
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths per 100,000 people as of Dec. 8: 140 (5th most)
> Population: 19,453,561

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North Carolina
> Firearm background checks Jan 1-Nov 30, 2020: 808,608
> Firearm background checks Jan 1-Nov 30, 2020 per 100,000 people: 7,710 (16th fewest)
> Firearm background checks in 2019: 530,365
> Firearm background checks in 2019 per 100,000 people: 5,057 (13th fewest)
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Dec 8: 404,032
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people as of Dec 8: 3,852 (14th fewest)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Dec 8.: 5,605
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths per 100,000 people as of Dec. 8: 53 (15th fewest)
> Population: 10,488,084

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North Dakota
> Firearm background checks Jan 1-Nov 30, 2020: 77,380
> Firearm background checks Jan 1-Nov 30, 2020 per 100,000 people: 10,154 (22nd most)
> Firearm background checks in 2019: 60,389
> Firearm background checks in 2019 per 100,000 people: 7,924 (21st most)
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Dec 8: 83,342
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people as of Dec 8: 10,936 (the most)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Dec 8.: 1,022
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths per 100,000 people as of Dec. 8: 134 (8th most)
> Population: 762,062

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Ohio
> Firearm background checks Jan 1-Nov 30, 2020: 891,551
> Firearm background checks Jan 1-Nov 30, 2020 per 100,000 people: 7,627 (14th fewest)
> Firearm background checks in 2019: 638,495
> Firearm background checks in 2019 per 100,000 people: 5,462 (17th fewest)
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Dec 8: 510,018
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people as of Dec 8: 4,363 (19th fewest)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Dec 8.: 7,103
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths per 100,000 people as of Dec. 8: 61 (18th fewest)
> Population: 11,689,100