ATF 2016 Firearms Trace Data
The top 10 states with the most recoveries and traces are:
- North Carolina
In 2016, the number of firearms recovered and traced = 289,223
Top Categories of Recovered Firearms
- Pistol - 172,742
- Revolver - 44,855
- Rifle - 40,449
- Shotgun - 28,328
- Other - 3,936
- The national possessor age is 35 years old.
- In 2016, pistols and revolvers accounted for the majority of traced firearms.
- National time-to-crime average is 9.79 years.
All data is from ATF's 2016 Firearms Trace Data Report