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Gun Sales Plunged in Every State So Far in 2022

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45. Wisconsin
> 1-year change in YTD gun sales: -15.6%
> Jan-Feb gun sales: 106,469 (15th most)
> Jan-Feb gun sales per capita: 18.1 per 1,000 residents (11th most)
> Total population: 5.9 million (20th largest)

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44. Mississippi
> 1-year change in YTD gun sales: -16.6%
> Jan-Feb gun sales: 45,915 (24th least)
> Jan-Feb gun sales per capita: 15.6 per 1,000 residents (13th most)
> Total population: 2.9 million (17th smallest)

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43. California
> 1-year change in YTD gun sales: -17.2%
> Jan-Feb gun sales: 210,577 (6th most)
> Jan-Feb gun sales per capita: 5.4 per 1,000 residents (6th least)
> Total population: 39.2 million (the largest)

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42. Utah
> 1-year change in YTD gun sales: -17.3%
> Jan-Feb gun sales: 158,066 (8th most)
> Jan-Feb gun sales per capita: 47.4 per 1,000 residents (3rd most)
> Total population: 3.3 million (21st smallest)

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41. Minnesota
> 1-year change in YTD gun sales: -17.3%
> Jan-Feb gun sales: 135,238 (10th most)
> Jan-Feb gun sales per capita: 23.7 per 1,000 residents (6th most)
> Total population: 5.7 million (22nd largest)

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