More Concealed-Carry Californians in Fresno and Orange Counties than other Areas in State

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posted on August 9, 2019
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According to figures from the Fresno Police Department and California’s Bureau of Firearms, residents in Fresno County have the most concealed-carry permits for firearms in the entire state—over 17,000 licenses.

About 17 of every 1,000 residents in Fresno County are licensed to carry concealed firearms, noted a recent article in the Fresno Bee.

Statewide the statistics indicate that there is an average of only 3 licenses per 1,000 residents.

The place with the next highest amount of residents with concealed-carry licenses is Orange County, with just over 12,000 licenses. Orange County is located in Southern California between Los Angeles and San Diego.

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