Mississippi has a population of 2,988,762. In the year 2020, there were 211,294 firearms sold in Mississippi. That's one firearm sold for every 14.2 people in the state. Mississippi ranks in the #16 position in terms of per capita gun sales, and in the #27 position in absolute firearm sales for the most recent year. For every McDonald’s restaurant in Mississippi there are 4.44 gun dealers.