Using ATF information, this websiteÂ ranks all 50 states by how many guns are registered in the state. Virginia ranks fifth,
For every 1,000 residents in Virginia, there are 30.1 guns. That’s a total of 248,939 registered firearms among 8,260,405 people.
Washington DC outranks Virginia, coming in at number 2, even though people in the District are not allowed to have guns. Â We all know how effective gun control laws are.
The District of Columbia comes in at number two in the nation, with 66.4 guns for every 1,000 residents. That’s 42,897 registered firearms dispersed among only 646,449 people.
Wyoming comes in number one for gun ownership in the US. Â See all rankings here.Â