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Interactive map: Conceal carry gun owners in Mecklenburg County

Nearly 25,000 Mecklenburg County residents have a permit to carry a concealed gun. In general, there are fewer permit holders per capita in the county's high-crime neighborhoods, an Observer analysis found.

Meanwhile, in some communities along the outskirts of the county, more than 7 percent of the population is licensed to carry a concealed weapon.

Click on a neighborhood for gun, crime and income information.



Gun ownership:
White - Less than 1 percent
Light blue - 1 to 2 percent
Darker blue - 2 to 3 percent
Darker blue - 3 to 4 percent
Darkest blue - more than 4 percent

Source: NC DOJ, CMPD, U.S. Census, Observer analysis

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