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January 1, 2017, Texas License to Carry (LTC) Licensure Among Persons Age 18-23

Licenses Issued Minus Licenses Revoked

 

2016

2015

2014

2013

2012

Age

18*

37

16

18

16

11

19*

139

81

78

61

39

20*

179

124

140

108

   

21

5843

3534

3271

 

22

4612

2766

 

23

4427

 

TOTAL

SUBTOTAL

15237

6521

3507

185

50

25500

License issuance and revocation numbers courtesy of Texas Department of Public Safety:

https://www.txdps.state.tx.us/rsd/chl/reports/demographics.htm

NOTE: A first-time license issued in 2011 expired before the end of 2016.

Texas Population Estimates by Age

 

18

413259

19

410864

20

409183

21

409443

22

412930 (approx.)

 

23

412930 (approx.)

2468609

https://www.dshs.state.tx.us/CHS/Popdat/Dtl/DTL2016p/

*A person age 18-20 can only obtain a Texas LTC if he or she is a member or veteran of the U.S. Armed Forces. As of January 1, 2017, there were a maximum of 470 active Texas LTCs held by military personnel and veterans age 18-20. In that age range, that's approximately one Texan out of every 2,624, or 0.0381%.

As of January 1, 2017, the rate of LTC licensure among Texans age 21-23 is approximately 2%, or one person out of every 49.

As of January 1, 2017, the rate of LTC licensure among Texans age 18-23 is approximately 1.03%, or one person out of every 97. (This is up from roughly 0.75%, or one person out of every 133, on January 1, 2016.)

In 2016, 0.118% of LTC holders between the ages of 18 and 23 had their licenses revoked. For those age 21-23, the revocation rate was 0.120%. By comparison, 0.160% of license holders between the ages of 38 and 43 had their LTCs revoked.

January 1, 2016, Texas Concealed Handgun Licensure Among Persons Age 18-23

Licenses Issued Minus Licenses Revoked

 

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

Age

18*

16

18

16

11

15

19*

81

78

61

39

42

20*

124

140

108

73

   

21

3534

3271

2810

 

22

2766

2520

 

23

2625

 

TOTAL

SUBTOTAL

9146

6027

2995

123

57

18348

License issuance and revocation numbers courtesy of Texas Department of Public Safety:

https://www.txdps.state.tx.us/rsd/chl/reports/demographics.htm

NOTE: A first-time license issued in 2010 expired before the end of 2015.

Texas Population Estimates by Age

 

18

404293

19

402981

20

402918

21

406734

22

407971 (approx.)

 

23

407971 (approx.)

2432868

https://www.dshs.state.tx.us/CHS/Popdat/Dtl/DTL2015p/

*A person age 18-20 can only obtain a Texas CHL if he or she is a member or veteran of the U.S. Armed Forces. As of January 1, 2016, there were a maximum of 333 active Texas CHLs held by military personnel and veterans age 18-20. In that age range, that's approximately one Texan out of every 3,634, or 0.0275%.

As of January 1, 2016, the rate of concealed handgun licensure among Texans age 21-23 is approximately 1.5%, or one person out of every 67.

As of January 1, 2016, the rate of concealed handgun licensure among Texans age 18-23 is approximately 0.75%, or one person out of every 133. (This is up from roughly 0.68%, or one person out of every 146, on January 1, 2015.)

In 2015, 0.147% of license holders between the ages of 18 and 23 had their CHLS revoked. For those age 21-23, the revocation rate was 0.150%. By comparison, 0.155% of license holders between the ages of 38 and 43 had their concealed handgun licenses revoked.

January 1, 2015, Texas Concealed Handgun Licensure Among Persons Age 18-23

Licenses Issued Minus Licenses Revoked

 

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

Age

18*

18

16

11

15

13

19*

78

61

39

42

40

20*

140

108

73

72

   

21

3271

2810

2085

 

22

2520

2508

 

23

2453

 

TOTAL

SUBTOTAL

8480

5503

2208

129

53

16373

License issuance and revocation numbers courtesy of Texas Department of Public Safety:

https://www.txdps.state.tx.us/rsd/chl/reports/demographics.htm

NOTE: A first-time license issued in 2009 expired before the end of 2014.

Texas Population Estimates by Age

 

18

396586

19

396835

20

400420

21

403126

22

397679 (approx.)

 

23

397679 (approx.)

2392325

https://www.dshs.state.tx.us/CHS/Popdat/Dtl/DTL2014p/

*A person age 18-20 can only obtain a Texas CHL if he or she is a member or veteran of the U.S. Armed Forces. As of January 1, 2015, there were a maximum of 324 active Texas CHLs held by military personnel and veterans age 18-20. Among Texans in that age range, that's approximately 0.027%, or one person out of every 3,685.

As of January 1, 2015, the rate of concealed handgun licensure among Texans age 21-23 is approximately 1.3%, or one person out of every 75.

As of January 1, 2015, the rate of concealed handgun licensure among Texans age 18-23 is approximately 0.68%, or one person out of every 146. (This is up from roughly 0.5%, or one person out of every 198, on January 1, 2013.)

In 2014, 0.189% of LTC holders between the ages of 18 and 23 had their licenses revoked. For those age 21-23, the revocation rate was 0.186%. By comparison, 0.196% of license holders between the ages of 38 and 43 had their concealed handgun licenses revoked.