Louisiana has a population of 4,663,616. In the year 2020, there were 250,573 firearms sold in Louisiana. That's one firearm sold for every 18.6 people in the state. Louisiana ranks in the #30 position in terms of per capita gun sales, and in the #26 position in absolute firearm sales for the most recent year. For every McDonald’s restaurant in Louisiana there are 3.4 gun dealers.