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USA. 2016 ‘Federal Firearms Licensees by State 2015.’ ATF Firearms Commerce in the United States: Annual Statistical Update 2016; Exhibit 11, p. 19. Washington DC: US Department of Justice, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF). 9 August

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Exhibit 11. Federal Firearms Licensees [Dealers] by State 2015

State: FFL Population
Alabama: 2,385
Alaska: 952
Arizona: 3,202
Arkansas: 2,018
California: 8,261
Colorado: 2,967
Connecticut: 1,826
Delaware: 340
District of Columbia: 28
Florida: 7,507
Georgia: 3,807
Hawaii: 288
Idaho: 1,429
Illinois: 5,295
Indiana: 2,994
Iowa: 2,172
Kansas: 1,952
Kentucky: 2,507
Louisiana: 2,176
Maine: 967
Maryland: 3,417
Massachusetts: 4,039
Michigan: 4,262
Minnesota: 2,676
Mississippi: 1,560
Missouri: 5,091
Montana: 1,543
Nebraska: 1,165
Nevada: 1,368
New Hampshire: 1,187
New Jersey: 550
New Mexico: 1,154
New York: 4,081
North Carolina: 4,819
North Dakota: 666
Ohio: 5,027
Oklahoma: 2,483
Oregon: 2,481
Pennsylvania: 6,347
Rhode Island: 610
South Carolina: 2,240
South Dakota: 803
Tennessee: 3,482
Texas: 10,910
Utah: 1,316
Vermont: 551
Virginia: 4,374
Washington: 2,857
West Virginia: 1,497
Wisconsin: 3,141
Wyoming: 901
Other Territories: 124
Total: 139,840

Source: ATF, Federal Firearms Licensing Center, Firearms Licensing System. Data is based on active firearms licenses and related statistics as of the end of the fiscal year.

[ATF = Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives]

[Editor's note: Persons who are federally licensed to be gun collectors, or to be engaged in the business of manufacturing, importing, or selling firearms are known as "federal firearms licensees (FFLs)" - §923(a) of the US Gun Control Act of 1968, as amended.]

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