Minnesota has a population of 5,527,358. In the year 2020, there were 557,783 firearms sold in Minnesota. That's one firearm sold for every 9.9 people in the state. Minnesota ranks in the #6 position in terms of per capita gun sales, and in the #13 position in absolute firearm sales for the most recent year. For every McDonald’s restaurant in Minnesota there are 4.7 gun dealers.