Concealed Handgun permits by State
Arkansas end of 2009 80,000
Sadler said the number of requests for new permits rose drastically in January, February and March last year but has since leveled off to about 2,000 monthly for both new permits or renewals. . . .
Kansas 3/1/2010 27,022
Michigan March 2, 2010 223,418
The majority of concealed pistol licenses in Michigan were granted within the last five years. As of March 2, state police said there were 223,418 concealed pistol license holders in Michigan, of whom 145,351, or 65 percent, were first-time licensees since 2001, including 1,587 in Berrien County.
In the 2008-09 fiscal year, a record high of 66,446 licenses were issued in Michigan, including 751 in Berrien County. . . .
North Carolina 6/30/2009 158,590
Utah December 31, 2009 214,403
Louisiana data up to February 2008