Death Row Population Size and Characteristics


TOTAL NUMBER OF DEATH ROW INMATES IN THE USA: 3,108

Race of Defendant:

White 1,334 (43.10%)
Black 1,291 (41.71%)
Latino/Latina 391 (12.63%)
Asian 45 (1.42%)
Native American 33 (1.07%)
Unknown 1 (0.03%)

Gender:

Male 3,034 (98.03%)
Female 61 ( 1.97%)


Jurisdictions with the most inmates on death row:
- California (746) (Source: CDCR Condemned Inmate List)
- Florida (412)
- Texas (292)
- Pennsylvania (197)


Source: NAACP LDF Report "Death Row U.S.A." Summer 2013

 

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