How many gun owners are there in the US?

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According to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, there were about 215 million privately owned guns in 1999. The NRA estimates that half of all American households (total US population is 294 million) have at least one gun owner.
Numbers vary, but estimates are 70-80 million gun owners with 200-250 million guns.
There is no way to give a definitive answer. There are millions of guns in the U.S. Some estimates say 80 million households have guns, but since there is no national registration, there is no real way to know.
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How many crimes are stopped by gun owners?

According to the FBI, between 1.6 to 3% According to Dr. Gary Kleck, criminologist at Florida StateUniversity in Tallahassee and author of "Point Blank: Guns andViolence in America," a book used by many in the gun debate,800,000-2,500,000 crimes are stopped by guns each year. The numbersare from di ( Full Answer )

How many gun owners are there in the United States of America?

Number of guns and gun owners in USA. Most estimates range between 39% and 50% of US households having at least one gun (that's about 43-55 million households). The estimates for the number of privately owned guns range from 190 million to 300 million. Removed those that skew the stats for their o ( Full Answer )

How many guns in the US?

At the last NGC ( National Gun Census) in April 2007, it was recorded that, on average, there is about 178,000,000 lisenced firearms in the USA, although it is believed there is a further 50% that are unlisenced.. No license is required to own a gun in most states, so it would be interesting to kno ( Full Answer )

How do find out the owner of guns?

In the U.S. there's no real way to find out. There is no federal registration and most states don't have registration. --- Actually all firearms sold by federally licensed gun dealers (FFL's) can be traced via their serial numbers by government agencies such as the BATFE and not individuals. F ( Full Answer )

What percentage of gun owners are women?

In the U.S. it's hard to say because there's no required registration in most states, so there's no real record of how many women buy guns, and a spouse can buy a gun as a gift for the other spouse, so some guns purchased by men may be for women. As a shooting instructor, about 55-60 percent of our ( Full Answer )

How many murders in US by guns?

hundreds every day!!!. Sigh. More BS hype. According to the FBI, in 2005, there were about 16,700 murders in the U.S. This includes murders by all types of weapons. 16,692 divided by 365 days is only a little over 45 each day, and that includes all types of weapons. In 2006, the number of murders i ( Full Answer )

How many home owners in the US?

There are over 75 million homeowners in the United States. This isdone from previous years as many homeowners have been foreclosedon.

How many guns are regestered in the US?

This question continues to come up, with great regularity. In most U.S. states, there is no registration, regardless of what anybody tells you. "Register you gun" is something people say because they have heard it on TV. There are 3 or 4 states that require registration, but the other 46 or 47 state ( Full Answer )

How many people use guns?

Between half and three fourths of people in the US. It is different in other countries.

Name the two states in the US that home owners must own a hand gun?

In 1982, Kennesaw, a small town in Georgia passed a town ordinance that required each head of household to own and maintain a gun, with some exceptions. They were reacting to a gun ban that had recently been passed in Morton Grove, Illinois and they succeeded in stealing the spotlight. It's an inter ( Full Answer )

How many horse owners in US?

Most recent census indicates that more than 2 million people in the U.S. are horse owners. There are about 9.2 million horses owned.

How many registered guns are in the US?

Unless stolen before making it to a retailer, they all are when bought. --- Firearms are not registered when sold by retailers (FFL dealers) unless they are required to be registered in a particular state. And the registration is usually done by the local police department in those states. F ( Full Answer )

How many gun dealers are there in US?

1. There are currently 140,000 registered firearms sellers in theUnited States (source: Arming America, Origins of a National GunCulture) The statistic information above should be explained further.According ATF publication "Firearms Commerce in the United States:Annual Statistical Update 2014", the ( Full Answer )

How many gun owners in America only have guns to collect them?

I cant give you statistics,but I can tell you that as a Collector of Vintage Firearms,I dont shoot my collectors items.That would be like using my comic book collection to light my fireplace.I do own some guns for competition and some for hunting,while the old Springfields,Enfields,Mausers,Mosins,Wi ( Full Answer )

How many Home Owners are there in the US?

Homeownership rates in the US vary based on area and other demographics. The wiki article below explains more. Currently, nearly 70% occupied homes are occupied by the owners. According to the Danter Company, there are approximately 130 million homeowners (2009 census stats).

How many illegal guns are in the US?

None. When made, 99.9% are legal, no matter where made. Just because it's against the law for YOU to own it doesn't make the weapon illegal. Technically the above is correct however as guns are not required to be registered in all states it is impossible to say how many are owned legally. Guns th ( Full Answer )

How many rifle owners in US?

Best source for this would the National Rifle Association. They keep these statistics to help with their legislative efforts. They do have a web site where you may find these figures on your own or you can write them with your question. They will be happy to help you.

How many gun stores are in the US?

1n 1994 @ 246K people had FFL's. Thanks to former President, Bill Clinton and the Congress of that era there are now less than 50k people with FFL's. Not all of those ran a "store".

How many ulicensed gun in us?

In MOST of the US, there is no requirement to license or register guns. If they are not registered, there is no way to know how many there are. in 2004, it was estimated that private citizens in the US owned 192 million firearms- the number is higher now.

How many people get killed by gun owners who have a registered firearms?

Not really possible to answer, since the question assumes registration of firearms. In MOST of the United States, there is no requirement for registration of firearms (No matter what they show on TV). The exception are weapons such as machine guns, short barreled rifles, short barreled shotguns, etc ( Full Answer )

How many gun owners are there in Australia?

nobody actually knows because people by them illegally or from a different countries Kmart use to sell bullets but there was a trade thing where if you gave your gun in you would get money so the numbers have decreased a lot.

How many US homes have guns?

Many homes have guns, though mostly in rural areas. There are also a number of people who posess guns illegaly as well as those who have a legal contract to own one. Added: (in the US) Gun ownership is a Constitutionally protected right, and since no law requires gun owners to register their fir ( Full Answer )

How many women gun owners are there in US?

No way to answer, since we do not know exactly how many gun owners (male and femal) there are. FWIW, both of my daughters, one granddaughter, and my stepmother own guns.

What is the percentage of gun owners by state?

Not possible to answer, since MOST US states do not require registration of firearms. It is estimated that there are more than 80 million gun owners in the US (out of a population of about 303.8 million)

How to become a registered gun owner?

There are three parts to the answer. 1. In most states in the U.S. there is no such thing as registration for regular guns (regular shotguns, rifles, or handguns). 2. If you live in one of the few states that requires registration, you generally go to the local police station, but it just depends ( Full Answer )

How many gun owners are there in the state of Utah?

Since, like most states, Utah does not require registration of guns or gun owners, there is no one source of reliable information on the number of gun owners in Utah. However, some studies indicate that nearly half of the households in Utah own at least one firearm.

How many gun owners were there in the US from 1960 to 2011?

There is no way to give a simple answer. Until 1968, you could purchase firearms by mail from a catalog, so there was no way to enumerate those persons. An ESTMATE from the BATFE is that about 1/4 of the adults in the US own at least 1 gun. That would be ABOUT 60 million gun owners TODAY- but some e ( Full Answer )

How do gun owners feel about gun laws?

Most gun owners that I've meet feel as if gun laws are to strict, especially dealing with concealed carry. All politicians are doing when making gun laws, and no carry areas, are just creating criminal safe zones. That is where a criminal will know that nobody is armed, except for him. If more peopl ( Full Answer )

How many certified gun owners are there in America?

America does not certify, register or license people to own guns in most areas. Therefore, there is no way of answering. It is estimated that a bit more than 1/3 of all households in the US have at least 1 gun.

How many gun owners per 100 in America?

There is a generally accepted number of about 89 guns per 100 people in the US. However, that does not truly reflect the ownership rate, since many gun owners have more than one gun. A more accurate rate would be an ESTIMATE of about 25-30 persons out of 100 own 1 or more firearms. It is an estimate ( Full Answer )

How many gun owners are there in us?

We do not know an exact number, since there is no licensing of gun owners on a national basis. It is estimated that roughly 1/3rd of all households in the US own at least 1 firearm. The percentage will very sharply by location. New York City- very rare. Rural Tennessee, very common.

How many private gun owners are there in the us?

There are no exact records, since you do not need a permit to own in gun in most places. It is ESTIMATED that between 1/3 and 1/2 of all households in the US own at least one gun.

How do you check on a licensed gun owner If they have a gun?

You could try asking them. I'm trying (and failing) to come up with any scenario in which it'sany of your business whether someone who is legally allowed to owna gun does in fact own a gun or not. If they feel like telling you,then fine; if they don't, then that's fine too no matter howcurious you ( Full Answer )

Can some else use a hand gun under supervision of a licenced owner?

Sorry- impossible for us to answer your question. The term "licenced owner" indicates that there is a law in your area that regulates possession of firearms. Without knowing what nation or state you are from, we do not know what set of laws you cover you. Here there is no such thing as a licenced (o ( Full Answer )

How many legal guns are there in the us?

No exact record, since there is no requirement to register guns in MOST of the US. One estimate is 312 million owned by ordinary people.There are an estimated 200 million legal guns in the United States.

How many gun owners are there in the United States?

Impossible to give an exact answer, since no laws require registration of gun owners. It is ESTIMATED that between 30% and 40% of adult Americans have at least one firearm in their home.

How many gun vendors in us?

As of 2012, there were 51,438 retail gun stores, and 7,356 pawn shops with a gun dealer's license. There are about 62,000 collectors with a Federal Firearms license.