Alabama has a population of 4,864,680. In the year 2020, there were 631,747 firearms sold in Alabama. That's one firearm sold for every 7.7 people in the state. Alabama ranks in the #5 position in terms of per capita gun sales, and in the #9 position in absolute firearm sales for the most recent year. For every McDonald’s restaurant in Alabama there are 3.13 gun dealers.