Virginia has a population of 8,413,774. In the year 2020, there were 444,697 firearms sold in Virginia. That's one firearm sold for every 18.9 people in the state. Virginia ranks in the #32 position in terms of per capita gun sales, and in the #16 position in absolute firearm sales for the most recent year. For every McDonald’s restaurant in Virginia there are 3.05 gun dealers.