Texas becomes the Third State with over a million Concealed Handgun Permit Holders, with 5.3% of adult population

14 May , 2016  

Texas Permit Percent by State

Texas is now the third state that has more than a million active concealed handgun permit holders.  As of April 30th they had 1,017,618 permit holders, about 5.3% of the adult population.  The map above shows the percent of the population with concealed handgun permits and for five counties the percent of the adult population with permits.

As of April 30th, Florida had 1,567,359 valid permits — 10.4% of the adult population.

As of January 20, 2016, Pennsylvania had 1,112,172 permits– 11.5% of the adult population.

Just these three states alone have 3,697,149.


5 Responses

  1. Edward Beck says:

    I’m Scottish, and we’re pay off Britain. 100 years ago, or gun laws were even more lax than in USA, but it’s changed so much, and for the worse. Common Law is only recognised for cops, and lots of guns are banned, and defence. However, Lots of work shoes all our rights are actually still there, but hidden in plain sight, and the chips just don’t obey any laws in firearms licencing.

  2. Michael Fallon says:

    As a born and bred Texan, I am happy to see fellow Texans exercise their God given right to carry a firearm. It still really irks me though, that I am required to get a permission slip from the State for a right, I already have. It all may change if hillary is elected. She is hell bent on repealing the Second Amendment and could select three Supreme Court Justices.

  3. danny says:

    Proud to be a Floridian for the first time since I moved here 13 years ago.

  4. juliesa says:

    Umm, hello, what about Bexar county? You point out Travis but not Bexar? Really?

    Anyway, good news as usual about Texas, and thanks for the great work CPRC does.

  5. WaldoTJ says:

    I’ve had my concealed permit for over a year. and amazingly it hasn’t ever just “gone off” as some news reports claim.

    if “they” come for my weapons – they will be informed that they all sadly are lost in that horrible boating accident last weekend.

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