New York has a population of 19,618,453. In the year 2020, there were 277,335 firearms sold in New York. That's one firearm sold for every 70.7 people in the state. New York ranks in the #48 position in terms of per capita gun sales, and in the #24 position in absolute firearm sales for the most recent year. For every McDonald’s restaurant in New York there are 2.23 gun dealers.