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The 10 States With The Most Firearm Fatalities

Here, we present a list of the ten most dangerous states, highlighting their firearm fatality statistics and shedding light on the contributing factors.

The 10 States With The Most Firearm Fatalities

In 2021, Mississippi witnessed 962 deaths caused by firearms, resulting in a rate of 33.9 deaths per 100,000 residents.


In 2021, Louisiana reported a staggering 1314 firearm deaths, translating to 29.1 deaths per 100,000 residents.


The sixth most sparsely populated territory in the country ranked third, with 27.8 deaths per 100,000 residents. New Mexico reported 578 firearm deaths.

New Mexico

Alabama recorded 1315 firearm fatalities, just one more than the second worst state Louisiana, accounting for 26.4 deaths per 100,000 residents.


In 2021, Wyoming recorded 155 firearm deaths, accounting for a rate of 26.1 deaths per 100,000 residents.


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