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Which Illinois Counties Have the Most Concealed Carry Permits?

06/16/2015 04:08 pm ET | Updated Jun 16, 2016

Illinois became the last state in the union to legalized the carrying of concealed weapons nearly two years ago. The Illinois State Police began issuing concealed carry licenses to residents in the spring of 2014.

The Illinois State Police provided Reboot Illinois with the latest statistics on the number of concealed carry licenses that have been issued by county, including the number of active, denied, suspended and revoked licenses. As of June 6, 2015, there were a total of 113,732 active concealed carry licenses.

Here's a look at which counties have the most concealed carry license holders per 1,000 people, along with the total number of active, denied, revoked and suspended licenses.

Here are 10 counties with some of the most concealed carry licenses per 1,000:

25. Marion County - 16.85

  • Active - 650
  • Denied - 0
  • Revoked - 1
  • Suspended - 0

24. Crawford County - 17.33

  • Active - 336
  • Denied - 2
  • Revoked - 0
  • Suspended - 1

23. Douglas County - 17.35

  • Active - 345
  • Denied - 2
  • Revoked - 2
  • Suspended - 1

22. Tazewell County - 17.41

  • Active - 2,363
  • Denied - 11
  • Revoked - 7
  • Suspended - 1

21. Grundy County - 17.45

  • Active - 880
  • Denied - 9
  • Revoked - 0
  • Suspended - 0

20. Alexander County - 17.62

  • Active - 132
  • Denied - 0
  • Revoked - 0
  • Suspended - 0

19. Woodford County - 18.60

  • Active - 729
  • Denied - 2
  • Revoked - 1
  • Suspended - 1

18. Wabash County - 18.62

  • Active - 215
  • Denied - 0
  • Revoked - 0
  • Suspended - 0

17. Franklin County - 18.88

  • Active - 744
  • Denied - 2
  • Revoked - 0
  • Suspended - 0

16. Clark County - 19.16

  • Active - 310
  • Denied - 4
  • Revoked - 0
  • Suspended - 0

Check out Reboot Illinois to see which 15 counties have the most licenses and which 25 counties have the fewest concealed carry licenses per 1,000 people.

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