Special Report

This Is the State Where People Bought the Most Guns This Year

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45. North Dakota
> Total 2022 gun sales: 18,425
> Population: 760,394
> Gun sales per capita: 2,423.1 per 100,000 (20th highest)

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44. Alaska
> Total 2022 gun sales: 18,688
> Population: 736,990
> Gun sales per capita: 2,535.7 per 100,000 (14th highest)

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43. Nebraska
> Total 2022 gun sales: 20,681
> Population: 1,923,826
> Gun sales per capita: 1,075.0 per 100,000 (8th lowest)

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42. South Dakota
> Total 2022 gun sales: 22,761
> Population: 879,336
> Gun sales per capita: 2,588.4 per 100,000 (13th highest)

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41. Maine
> Total 2022 gun sales: 27,189
> Population: 1,340,825
> Gun sales per capita: 2,027.8 per 100,000 (22nd lowest)

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