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Licenses 2019-2021

State 

Population
(x1,000) 

2019
Licenses 

2019
Ratio 

 

2020
Licenses 

2020
Ratio

  2021
Licenses
 
2021
Ratio
 

Alabama 

4,780*

799 1 / 5,982   795 1 / 6,013      

Alaska 

710 *

343 1 / 2,312    333 1 / 2,132      

Arizona 

6,392*

2,958 1 / 2,161   2,958 1 / 2,161      

Arkansas 

2,916*

563 1 / 5,179   560 1 / 5,207      

California 

37,254* 

12,957 1 / 2,875   12,957 1 / 2,875      

Colorado 

5,029*

2,565 1 / 1,961   2,565 1 / 2,565      

Connecticut 

3,574*

995 1 / 3,592   995 1 / 3,592      

Delaware 

898*

352 1 / 2,551   352 1 / 2,551      

Dist of Columbia 

602*

160 1 / 3,763   160 1 / 3,763      

Florida 

18,801*

6,331  1 / 2,970   6,331 1 / 2,970      

Georgia 

9,688*

3,563 1 / 2,719   3,563 1 / 2,719      

Hawaii 

1,360*

614 1 / 2,215   656 1 / 2,073      

Idaho 

1,568*

659 1 / 2,379   698 1 / 2,246      

Illinois 

12,831*

4,077 1 / 3,147   4, 077 1 / 3,147      

Indiana 

6,484*

1,262 1 / 5,138   1,348 1 / 4,810      

Iowa 

3,046*

1,789 1 / 1,693   1,789 1 / 1,693      

Kansas 

2,853*

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

Kentucky 

4,339*

898 1 / 4,832   898 1 / 4,832      

Louisiana 

4,533*

767 1 / 5,936   758 1 / 7,028      

Maine 

1,328*

645 1 / 2,059   645 1 / 2,059      

Maryland 

5,774*

893 1 / 6,466   893 1 / 6,466      

Massachusetts 

6,548*

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

Michigan 

9,884*

3,053 1 / 3,237   3,053 1 / 3,237      

Minnesota 

5,304*

5,721 1 / 927   5,721 1 / 927      

Mississippi 

2,967*

348 1 / 8,526   348 1 / 8,526      

Missouri 

5,989*

2,428 1 / 2,467   2,428 1 / 2,467      

Montana 

989*

407 1 / 2,430   407 1 / 2,430      

State 

Population
(x1,000) 

2019
Licenses 

2019
Ratio 

 

2020
Licenses

2020
Ratio
 

   2021
Licenses
2021
Ratio

Nebraska 

1,826*

737 1 / 2,478   737 1 / 2,478      

Nevada 

2,701*

709 1 / 3,810   721 1 / 3,665      

New Hampshire 

1,316*

433 1 / 3,039   433 1 / 3,039      

New Jersey 

8,792*

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

New Mexico 

2,059*

668 1 / 3,082   668 1 /,3,082      

New York 

19,378*

5,180 1 / 3,741   5,180 1 / 3,741      

North Carolina 

9,535*

2,049 1 / 4,653   2,049 1 / 4,653      

North Dakota 

673*

438 1 / 1,537   436 1 / 1,544      

Ohio 

11,537*

2,532 1 / 4,556   2,576 1 / 4,478      

Oklahoma 

3,751*

838 1 / 4,476   860 1 / 4,362      

Oregon 

3,831*

1,706 1 / 2,246   1,214 1 / 3,156      

Pennsylvania 

12,702*

4,176 1 / 3,042   4,173 1 / 3,044      

Rhode Island 

1,053*

248 1 / 4,246   248 1/ 4,246      

South Carolina 

4,625*

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

South Dakota 

814*

439 1 / 4,854    446 1 / 1,825      

Tennessee 

6,346*

1,195 1 / 5,310   1,195 1 / 5,310    

 

Texas 

25,146*

5,709 1 / 4,405   6,974 1 / 3,606      

Utah 

2,764*

949 1 / 2,913   996 1 / 2,775      

Vermont 

626*

238 1 / 2,630   225 1 / 2,782      

Virginia 

8,001*

1,779 1 / 6,786   1,779 1 / 6,786      

Washington 

6,725*

2,545 1 / 2,645   2,605 1 / 2,582      

West Virginia 

1,853*

316 1 / 5,864   314 1 / 5,901      

Wisconsin 

5,687*

2,489 1 / 2,285   2,489 1 / 2,285      

Wyoming 

564*

192 1 / 2,938   192 1 /,2,938      

Puerto Rico 

3,726**

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

Virgin Islands 

108**

29 1 / 3,724   29 1 / 3,724      

US Total 

297,221

102,202     100,136        

* 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