Kentucky has a population of 4,440,204. In the year 2020, there were 959,173 firearms sold in Kentucky. That's one firearm sold for every 4.6 people in the state. Kentucky ranks in the #2 position in terms of per capita gun sales, and in the #5 position in absolute firearm sales for the most recent year. For every McDonald’s restaurant in Kentucky there are 4.1 gun dealers.