Texas becomes the Third State with over a million Concealed Handgun Permit Holders, with 5.3% of adult population
Texas is now the third state that has more than a million active concealed handgun permit holders. As of April 30th they had 1,017,618 permit holders, about 5.3% of the adult population. The map above shows the percent of the population with concealed handgun permits and for five counties the percent of the adult population with permits.
As of April 30th, Florida had 1,567,359 valid permits -- 10.4% of the adult population.
As of January 20, 2016, Pennsylvania had 1,112,172 permits-- 11.5% of the adult population.
Just these three states alone have 3,697,149.