Tennessee has a population of 6,651,089. In the year 2020, there were 573,130 firearms sold in Tennessee. That's one firearm sold for every 11.6 people in the state. Tennessee ranks in the #10 position in terms of per capita gun sales, and in the #11 position in absolute firearm sales for the most recent year. For every McDonald’s restaurant in Tennessee there are 2.97 gun dealers.