Washington has a population of 7,294,336. In the year 2020, there were 421,994 firearms sold in Washington. That's one firearm sold for every 17.3 people in the state. Washington ranks in the #27 position in terms of per capita gun sales, and in the #18 position in absolute firearm sales for the most recent year. For every McDonald’s restaurant in Washington there are 2.96 gun dealers.