How many individuals in the US own a gun?

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No exact number, as there are no exact records, but a best estimate is sightly more than one third of all households have at least one firearm.

How many gun owners are there in the US?

Answer . 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 70-8 ( Full Answer )

How many Americans illegally own guns?

There has never been a survey created for this question, most likely because someone would not be willing to admit they have an "Illegal gun". Additionally, whenever someone is discovered to possess a gun illegally, it usually gets taken from them, and they no longer have it..

Who can own a gun in the US?

Anyone who is of the proper age (18 for rifles and shotguns, 21 for handguns) and isn't one of the following: Fugitives of justice Felons and people convicted of some misdemeanors People under indictment for certain crimes Illegal aliens Anyone that has been found mentally unstable Unlawf ( Full Answer )

How many people own guns?

The most recent study, from '94, showed 25% of adults in the U.S. own guns. That's about 54,450 million citizens! Numbers for the whole world are impossible. (courtesy of

Are machine guns legal to own in the US?

Yes. However legal machine guns are very tightly controlled. States and local governments can make their own laws that are more restrictive, so that is not true everywhere. Federal law requires that you apply for a "transfer tax stamp" which requires a fair amount of paperwork, background chec ( Full Answer )

What percentage of the US stock market is owned by individual investors?

I would guess more than 80 percent. The only type of investor (corprate, institutional, LP, etc.) that is not owned by individuals are endowments. So it usually is individuals that are the investors or the investors in most investment vehicles. The percentage of the market that is "controlled" by in ( Full Answer )

What is the Legal age to own a gun in US?

18 for long guns. 21 for hand guns. --- Actually, those are the ages for purchasing from a dealer. Federal law does not list an age limit for possession of long guns and lists 18 as the age limit for possession of handguns -- though you will not be able to buy ammo for a handgun until age 21.

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 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 in America own guns?

90% of America owns a gun 30% of the people owning a revolvers 16% owning automatics and the rest shotguns and or rifles. No exact answer is possible, since there is no national requirement for registration of firearms, and MOST states have no such requirement. In the Gallup Poll conducted in 2004, ( Full Answer )

How many people use guns?

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

Buying a used gun from individual?

It depends on where you are. In the U.S. in most states, nothing is required in the way of papework, and it's legal as long as both parties reside in the same state, however, you should check with your local authorities to be sure.

How many guns are owned in the UK?

There are slightly fewer than two million privately owned guns inthe United Kingdom. Gun ownership in the United States is about 200million.

How many Americans own guns as of 2008?

That's an extremely difficult question to answer with any accuracy. Depending on who you ask, there are between 150 million and 275 million guns in the U.S. but there is no national registration and most states don't require registration, so there is no way to really know exactly how many people own ( Full Answer )

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 people in the US own a gun?

Approximately 80 million people in 52 million households own 260 million firearms. Unfortunately, only about 4 million are actively supporting the right to bear arms as members of the NRA. If you are one of the other 76 million, please join us.

How many guns can a citizen own?

as many as they want but in other countrys like Iraq you can only have 1 gun for robbers The US Constitution does not set a limit on the number of guns a US resident may own. However, various laws regulate the kinds of guns, and local laws in some areas greatly restrict ownership.

How many people own airsoft guns?

pretty much alot of people worldwide own airsoft guns, think about it this way, 1 of of every 6 person in the united states owns an airsoft gun i don't know about Europe because i don't live there>

How many people are killed by their own guns?

The last published data on this is by the National Safety Council (USA) in 2005; in that year a total of 500 people were killed by accidental firearms usage in the USA (This included some suicides) - in perspective 16,200 from poison, 900 people died from drowning inside their home and the only lowe ( Full Answer )

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 Americans owned guns in 2009?

No way to answer your question- in MOST of the US, there is no requirement for registration of ordinary rifles, pistols and shotguns- so no numbers available. It is ESTIMATED that between 1/4 and 1/3 of all Americans own a firearm.

How many people own a gun?

The most recent study, from '94, showed 25% of adults in the U.S. own guns. That's about 54,450 million citizens! Numbers for the whole world are impossible.

How many people in America own a gun?

Since there is, by law, no general registration of firearms in the USA - there are only estimates, and they range from a low of 76 million to a high of over 120 million gun owners. Current surveys (2010 and later) put the percentage of households that had a gun in them in the low 40s (40-45%) and ( Full Answer )

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 people own guns in the world?

No way to know. The number is in the high millions, and varies country to country. In the US, it is estimated that there are over 75 million gun owners- about a quarter of the US population.

How many people owned guns in 2006?

You will have to tell us what you really want to know. In the US? In Europe? In the world? Military? Civilian?

Do you need license to own a gun in US?

Not until you get into specialty/niche market items. Some states may require you to be issued a pistol permit before buying a handgun, and you'll always have to obtain licencing before purchasing any Title II NFA items (suppressors, short barreled rifles and shotguns, full auto weapons, etc).

Do you have to be a US citizen to own a gun in the US?

Yes ,of course Nope, sorry that is wrong. Basically, anyone who is legally in the U.S. and who is not a felon can own a gun here. Resident aliens can purchase firearms with proof of residency and non-resident aliens can purchase firearms with proof of residency and a hunting license. If there is an ( Full Answer )

How many US homeowners own guns?

No exact number, as there are no exact records, but a best estimateis sightly more than one third of all households have at least onefirearm.

Will ups ship a replica gun to an individual in US?

Yes, but let's be sure we are using the same words- UPS, FedEx, and the US Postal service ship firearms, antique firearms, reproduction firearms, and replica firearms. Goods entering the US will need to pass through US Customs, no matter who the shipping carrier. Firearms are guns that discharge ( Full Answer )

How many legally owned guns in US?

No way to answer your question. In the US, there is no requirement under Federal law to register firearms, so no records of how many guns total, It is estimated that at least 25% of US households have at least one firearm.

How many women own guns?

No information, and it will depend on where you are. In MOST of the US, there is no licensing of gun owners, thus no records of number of men OR women..

How many women owned guns in 2011?

No records, since in most of the US, guns and gun owners are not registered. A very rough estimate in in the millions of women.

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 democrats own guns?

Since there is no master list of who owns a gun, and gun purchase information does NOT include political affiliation- there is no way to answer your question. The actual division of owns/ does not own is more likely to be where you live. People in inner cities own relatively few guns, people that li ( 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 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.

Is it illegal to own a gun in the US?

In general, if you are a law-abiding citizen over age 21, you can own a firearm. There are certain local exceptions such as New York City, Washington, D.C. and Chicago, but even these are being litigated. Don't do anything stupid with it. If you plan to purchase a gun, I recommend that you take a ( Full Answer )