Arkansas has a population of 2,990,671. In the year 2020, there were 187,051 firearms sold in Arkansas. That's one firearm sold for every 16.0 people in the state. Arkansas ranks in the #22 position in terms of per capita gun sales, and in the #28 position in absolute firearm sales for the most recent year. For every McDonald’s restaurant in Arkansas there are 4.54 gun dealers.