Overview

Racial Demographics

Current U.S. Death Row Population by Race

RaceNumberPercentage
Black103441.29%
Latinx33813.50%
White106142.37%
Other712.84%

State-by-State Death Row Populations by Race

as of April 1, 2021

StateTotalBlackWhiteLatinxNative AmericanAsianUnknown
Alabama170

85

832000
Arizona118187023430
Arkansas3115151000
California704253231183

9

280
Florida343131191

19

1

1

0
Georgia

45

23

19

3000
Idaho8080000
Indiana

8

2

6

0000
Kansas10370000
Kentucky

27

3

240000
Louisiana6544

18

3000
Mississippi4123161010
Missouri217140000
Montana2020000
Nebraska12336000
Nevada

68

243210020
New Hampshire1100000
North Carolina1417456

4

6

10
Ohio137

75

5830

1

0
Oklahoma44

19

212200
Oregon

24

2173101
Pennsylvania133

68

50130

2

0
South Carolina

39

21171000
South Dakota

1

0

1

0000
Tennessee5026220020
Texas20592

56

53

040
Utah

7

1

4

1100
Virginia

2

2

0

0000
Wyoming1010000
US Gov.

46

18207

0

10
Military4220000
TOTAL25081035

1064

33824461

* One member of Death Row’s race is not currently identified by Death Row USA

(In this table, the total of inmates on death row will be slightly higher than the national total of 2,504 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 (April 1, 2021)”