Special Report

The States Making the Most Money From Gun Sales

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1. Texas
> Overall economic output from gun industry: $5.59 billion
> Overall economic output: $2,051.77 billion – 2nd highest
> Federal gun business tax: $330.65 million – 2nd highest
> Total gun jobs: 31,632 – the highest
> Total gun wages: $1.58 billion – 2nd highest
> Average gun job wage: $51,652 – 23rd lowest
> Population: 29,527,941 – 2nd highest

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