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    Gun licenses by community

    The number of Class A gun licenses in Massachusetts cities and towns north of Boston as of 2013, and the percentage change in that number from 2012 to 2013:

    CITY/Town2012-2013 changeNumber in 2013
    AMESBURY6%773
    Andover9%1,098
    BEVERLY3%1,449
    Billerica12%2,439
    Boxford4%718
    Burlington12%1,182
    Chelmsford10%1,623
    CHELSEA4%444
    Danvers7%1,161
    Dracut12%1,611
    Essex-8%228
    EVERETT29%831
    Georgetown8%602
    GLOUCESTER7%1,773
    Groveland7%515
    Hamilton3%368
    HAVERHILL8%2,869
    Ipswich4%819
    LAWRENCE-7%1,051
    LOWELL2%1,786
    LYNN1%2,218
    Lynnfield2%643
    MALDEN1%1,179
    Manchester-by-the-Sea6%244
    Marblehead7%909
    MEDFORD12%1,557
    MELROSE9%969
    Merrimac1%408
    METHUEN3%1,759
    Middleton11%554
    Nahant-4%215
    Newbury7%596
    NEWBURYPORT6%736
    North Andover9%947
    North Reading7%1,029
    PEABODY7%1,809
    Reading-4%678
    REVERE-4%1,106
    Rockport1%375
    Rowley14%436
    SALEM6%1,183
    Salisbury7%512
    Saugus2%1,344
    SOMERVILLE6%1,286
    Stoneham-5%819
    Swampscott2%606
    Tewksbury3%1,622
    Topsfield9%507
    Tyngsborough9%756
    Wakefield6%1,156
    Wenham2%233
    West Newbury2%329
    Westford7%1,154
    Wilmington5%1,378
    Winchester3%669
    Winthrop17%721
    WOBURN2%1,209

    SOURCE: Executive Office of Public Safety and Security