Overview

Racial Demographics

Current U.S. Death Row Population by Race

RaceNumberPercentage
Black98741%
Latinx33514%
White102642%
Other703%

State-by-State Death Row Populations by Race

as of April 1, 2022

StateTotalBlackWhiteLatinxNative AmericanAsianUnknown
Alabama166

80

842000
Arizona11618

69

22430
Arkansas

29

14141000
California

690

244226183

9

280
Florida323123179

19

1

1

0
Georgia

41

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

14

0

000
Montana2020000
Nebraska12

2

4

6000
Nevada

65

2331

9

020
New Hampshire1100000
North Carolina1387354

4

6

10
Ohio134

74

5630

1

0
Oklahoma42

17

20

3

200
Oregon

21

2153101
Pennsylvania128

65

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
TOTAL2418987

1026

33524461

(In this table, the total of inmates on death row will be slightly higher than the national total of 2,418 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 April 1, 2022).