Which Colorado County Has the Highest Number of Armed Residents?
If you had to guess, which Colorado county has the highest number of residents who keep a firearm around the house? It's not the most populated county, and it's not the largest Colorado county, either.
The website City Data recently published the 101 most heavily armed counties in America, and Colorado made the list three times. Colorado's most heavily armed county shows up near the top of the list at number eight.
What is the Most Heavily-Armed County in Colorado?
Teller County, Colorado, is our state's most heavily-armed county. 52% of homeowners in this county report keeping a firearm at home. Teller County has a population of around 24,926 as of the 2021 census. Communities in Teller County include Cripple Creek, Divide, and Woodland Park.
Heavily-Armed Counties Nearby
33% of homeowners in El Paso County say they keep a firearm at home. 32% of residents in Jefferson County say they also keep a firearm around the house.
Where is the Most Heavily-Armed County in America?
How does Colorado compare to America's most heavily armed county? The top spot on the list of America's most heavily armed counties belongs to Stewart County, Tennessee. An incredible 64% of homeowners there say they have a gun at home.
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