The numbers of firearms have been increasing in Pennsylvania:

2011: 606,924 firearms were reported purchased/transferred.

*302,457 handguns were reported purchased/transferred.

*304,467 long guns were reported purchased/transferred.

CARBON 734 handguns; 685 long guns

MONROE 5,077 handguns; 3,632 long guns

SCHUYLKILL 5,920 handguns; 6,047 long guns

2010: 496,720 firearms were reported purchased/transferred in Pennsylvania in 2010.

*238,136 handguns were reported purchased/transferred.

*258,584 long guns were reported purchased/transferred.

CARBON 528 hand guns; 465 long guns

MONROE 4,544 hand guns; 2,955 long guns

SCHUYLKILL 4,826 hand guns; 4,984 long guns

Source: Pennsylvania State Police