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Licenses 2016

State 

Population
(x1,000) 

2016
Licenses 

2016
Ratio 

 

2017
Licenses 

2017
Ratio

  2018
Licenses
 
2018
Ratio
 

Alabama 

4,780 

794 1 / 6,020   770 1 / 6,208    779 1 / 6,136

Alaska 

 710 

368 1 / 1,929   368** 1 / 1,929   343 1 / 2,070

Arizona 

 6,392 

2,227 1 / 2,870   2,492 1 / 2,565   2,958 1 / 2,161

Arkansas 

 2,916 

553 1 / 5,273   542 1 / 5,380   563 1 / 5,179

California 

 37,254 

13,193 1 / 2,824   13,106 1 / 2,843   12,957 1 / 2,875

Colorado 

 5,029 

2,565 1 / 1,961   2,876 1 / 1,749   2,565 1 / 1,961

Connecticut 

 3,574 

986** 1 / 3,625   995 1 / 3,592   995** 1 / 3,592

Delaware 

 898 

352** 1 / 2,551   352** 1 / 2,551   352** 1 / 2,551

Dist of Columbia 

 602 

160 1 / 3,763   160 1 / 3,763   160** 1 / 3,763

Florida 

 18,801 

6,640 1 / 2,831   6,966 1 / 2,699   6,069 1 / 3,098

Georgia 

 9,688 

3,482 1 / 2,782   3,379 1 / 2,867   3,563 1 / 2,719

Hawaii 

 1,360 

474 1 / 2,869   474** 1 / 2,869   479 1 / 2,839

Idaho 

 1,568 

647 1 / 2,423   659 1 / 2,379   659** 1 / 2,379

Illinois 

 12,831 

4,435 1 / 2,893   4,077 1 / 3,147   4,077** 1 / 3,147

Indiana 

6,484 

1,262 1 / 5,138   1,262** 1 / 5,138   1,262** 1 / 5,138

Iowa 

  3,046 

1,789 1 / 1,703   1,789** 1 / 1,703   1,789** 1 / 1,703

Kansas 

 2,853 

1,118 1 / 2,552   1,118** 1 / 2,552   1,118** 1 / 2,552

Kentucky 

4,339 

899 1 / 4,826   898 1 / 4,832   898** 1 / 4,832

Louisiana 

  4,533 

718 1 / 6,313   737 1 / 6,151   737** 1 / 6,151

Maine 

 1,328 

384** 1 / 3,458   384** 1 / 3,458   645 1 / 2,059

Maryland 

 5,774 

871 1 / 6,629   825 1 / 6,999   893 1 / 6,466

Massachusetts 

 6,548 

2,171** 1 / 3,016   2,171** 1 / 3,016   2,171** 1 / 3,016

Michigan 

 9,884 

3,009 1 / 3,285   3,009** 1 / 3,285   3,009** 1 / 3,285

Minnesota 

 5,304 

3,048 1 / 1,740   3,112 1 / 1,704   3,145 1 / 1,686

Mississippi 

 2,967 

381 1 / 7,787   381 1 / 7,787   348 1 / 8,526

Missouri 

 5,989 

2,419 1 / 2,476   2,428 1 / 2,467   2,428** 1 / 2,467

Montana 

 989 

407 1 / 2,430   407** 1 / 2,430   407** 1 / 2,430

State 

Population
(x1,000) 

2016
Licenses 

2016
Ratio 

 

2017
Licenses

2017
Ratio
 

   2018
Licenses
2018
Ratio

Nebraska 

 1,826 

698 1 / 2,616   737 1 / 2,478   737** 1 / 2,478

Nevada 

 2,701 

626 1 / 4,315   676 1 / 3,996   614 1 / 4,399

New Hampshire 

 1,316 

448 1 / 2,938   448** 1 / 2,938   433 1 / 3,039

New Jersey 

 8,792 

3,262** 1 / 2,695   3,262** 1 / 2,695   3,262** 1 / 2,695

New Mexico 

 2,059 

547 1 / 3,764   668 1 / 3,082   668** 1 / 3,082

New York 

 19,378 

5,293 1 / 3,661   5,293 1 / 3,661   5,248 1 / 3,692

North Carolina 

 9,535 

2,010** 1 / 4,744   2,048 1 / 4,656   2,049 1 / 4,653

North Dakota 

 673 

415 1 / 1,622   431 1 / 1,561   438 1 / 1,537

Ohio 

 11,537 

2,471 1 / 4,669   2,573 1 / 4,484   2,532 1 / 4,556

Oklahoma 

 3,751 

828 1 / 4,530   838 1 / 4,476   838 1 / 4,476

Oregon 

 3,831 

1,571 1 / 2,439   1,195 1 / 3,206   1,195 1 / 3,206

Pennsylvania 

 12,702 

4,040 1 / 3,144   4,173 1 / 3,044   4,173** 1 / 3,044

Rhode Island 

 1,053 

156 1 / 6,750   156** 1 / 6,750   248 1 / 4,246

South Carolina 

 4,625 

1,571 1 / 2,944   1,571** 1 / 2,944   1,571** 1 / 2,944

South Dakota 

 814 

426 1 / 1,911   434 1 / 1,876   439 1 / 1,854

Tennessee 

 6,346 

1,719 1 / 3,692   1,196 1 / 5,306   1,195 1 / 5,310

Texas 

 25,146 

5,234 1 / 4,804   5,709 1 / 4,405   5,709 1 / 4,405

Utah 

 2,764 

916 1 / 3,017   971 1 / 2,847   949 1 / 2,913

Vermont 

 626 

256 1 / 2,445   260 1 / 2,408   238 1 / 2,630

Virginia 

 8,001 

1,583 1 / 5,054   1,779 1 / 4,497   1,779** 1 / 4,497

Washington 

 6,725 

2,514 1 / 2,675   2,545 1 / 2,642   2,545 1 / 2,642

West Virginia 

 1,853 

320 1 / 5,791   317 1 / 5,845   316 1 / 5,864

Wisconsin 

 5,687

2,409 1 / 2,361   2,379 1 / 2,391   2,489 1 / 2,285

Wyoming 

 564 

183 1 / 3,082   182 1 / 3,099   192 1 / 2,938

Puerto Rico 

 3,726*

187** 1 / 19,925   187** 1 / 19,925   187** 1 / 19,925

Virgin Islands 

 108 * 

29** 1 / 3,724   29** 1 / 3,724   29** 1 / 3,724

US Total 

 297,221 

95,064     96,152     95,438  

 Population statistics taken from 2010 U.S. Census
* Population statistics taken from 2000 U.S. Census

**No new statistics were provided - Information from previous year

     

 

 * Information not provided