South

Communities south of Boston with large gun ownership increases in 2013

Going up

The number of Class A licenses for gun ownership grew by at least 10 percent last year in 11 area communities.

CommunityChange in number
of Class A licenses
between 2012-2013
 
Number
of Class A licenses
in 2013
Pembroke15%1,256
Kingston15%945
Bridgewater14%1,292
Abington12%834
Norwood11%848
Mattapoisett11%421
Mansfield11%868
Braintree11%926
Walpole10%875
Norwell10%538
Rockland10%972

SOURCE: Mass. Executive Office of Public Safety and Security

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