West Virginia has a population of 1,829,054. In the year 2020, there were 153,046 firearms sold in West Virginia. That's one firearm sold for every 12.0 people in the state. West Virginia ranks in the #11 position in terms of per capita gun sales, and in the #31 position in absolute firearm sales for the most recent year. For every McDonald’s restaurant in West Virginia there are 6.9 gun dealers.