Overview

Racial Demographics

Current U.S. Death Row Population by Race

RaceNumberPercentage
Black99841%
Latinx33514%
White103242%
Other713%

State-by-State Death Row Populations by Race

as of January 1, 2022

StateTotalBlackWhiteLatinxNative AmericanAsianUnknown
Alabama170

83

852000
Arizona11718

69

23430
Arkansas3015141000
California

692

246228181

9

280
Florida330125183

20

1

1

0
Georgia

42

22

16

3000
Idaho8080000
Indiana

8

2

6

0000
Kansas

9

3

6

0000
Kentucky

27

3

240000
Louisiana6242

17

3000
Mississippi

37

21141010
Missouri20

6

140000
Montana2020000
Nebraska12

2

4

6000
Nevada

65

2331

9

020
New Hampshire1100000
North Carolina1397355

4

6

10
Ohio135

75

5630

1

0
Oklahoma44

18

21

3

200
Oregon

22

2153101
Pennsylvania129

66

49

120

2

0
South Carolina

37

19

171000
South Dakota

1

0

1

0000
Tennessee

47

23220020
Texas199

90

53

52

040
Utah

7

1

4

1100
Wyoming

0

0

0

0000
US Gov.

44

17

19

7

0

10
Military4220000
TOTAL2440999

1035

33524461

(In this table, the total of inmates on death row will be slightly higher than the national total of 2,436 because some inmates were sentenced to death in more than one state and hence will be counted twice.)

Figures from NAACP-LDF “Death Row USA (As of January 1, 2022)”