How many gun owners are there in the United States of America?
Some recent estimates:
- A 2011 Gallup poll estimates that 47 percent of US households own a gun.
- A 2007 Small Arms Survey estimates there are 88.7 guns per 100 Americans (#1 in the world for guns per capita)
- A 2010 estimate from the NRA states "Privately owned firearms in the U.S.: Approaching 300 million, including nearly 100 million handguns. The number of firearms rises over 4 million annually."