Death Row Population by State

An article by the Death Penalty Information Center shows the number of death row inmates per U.S. State, giving an intriguing look into the population trend of capital punishment offenders.


With 517 death row inmates in 1968, the U.S. now has 2,905 in the year 2016, more than a five-fold increase within the last fifty years.

In 2016, the state with the highest number of death row inmates is California with 741, while New Hampshire has 1. Wonder how many Utah has? Check out the article above to find out.