Special Report

How Many Guns Americans Bought this Year in Every State

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Oklahoma
> Firearm background checks Jan 1-Nov 30, 2020: 424,944
> Firearm background checks Jan 1-Nov 30, 2020 per 100,000 people: 10,739 (19th most)
> Firearm background checks in 2019: 360,043
> Firearm background checks in 2019 per 100,000 people: 9,099 (14th most)
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Dec 8: 220,686
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people as of Dec 8: 5,577 (20th most)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Dec 8.: 1,922
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths per 100,000 people as of Dec. 8: 49 (12th fewest)
> Population: 3,956,971

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Oregon
> Firearm background checks Jan 1-Nov 30, 2020: 469,522
> Firearm background checks Jan 1-Nov 30, 2020 per 100,000 people: 11,132 (16th most)
> Firearm background checks in 2019: 357,700
> Firearm background checks in 2019 per 100,000 people: 8,481 (15th most)
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Dec 8: 87,082
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people as of Dec 8: 2,065 (5th fewest)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Dec 8.: 1,080
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths per 100,000 people as of Dec. 8: 26 (5th fewest)
> Population: 4,217,737

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Pennsylvania
> Firearm background checks Jan 1-Nov 30, 2020: 1,325,979
> Firearm background checks Jan 1-Nov 30, 2020 per 100,000 people: 10,358 (21st most)
> Firearm background checks in 2019: 987,886
> Firearm background checks in 2019 per 100,000 people: 7,717 (22nd most)
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Dec 8: 436,614
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people as of Dec 8: 3,411 (9th fewest)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Dec 8.: 11,542
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths per 100,000 people as of Dec. 8: 90 (17th most)
> Population: 12,801,989

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Rhode Island
> Firearm background checks Jan 1-Nov 30, 2020: 47,367
> Firearm background checks Jan 1-Nov 30, 2020 per 100,000 people: 4,471 (6th fewest)
> Firearm background checks in 2019: 24,338
> Firearm background checks in 2019 per 100,000 people: 2,297 (4th fewest)
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Dec 8: 67,067
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people as of Dec 8: 6,331 (11th most)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Dec 8.: 1,470
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths per 100,000 people as of Dec. 8: 139 (6th most)
> Population: 1,059,361

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South Carolina
> Firearm background checks Jan 1-Nov 30, 2020: 481,473
> Firearm background checks Jan 1-Nov 30, 2020 per 100,000 people: 9,351 (25th most)
> Firearm background checks in 2019: 328,221
> Firearm background checks in 2019 per 100,000 people: 6,375 (24th fewest)
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Dec 8: 236,954
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people as of Dec 8: 4,602 (23rd fewest)
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths as of Dec 8.: 4,585
> Cumulative COVID-19 deaths per 100,000 people as of Dec. 8: 89 (18th most)
> Population: 5,148,714

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