Billboard Facts by State

Billboard laws and policies vary by state. Click on the map below to view billboard laws and statistics for your state or read on to see how your state compares to other states.

Which states have the most billboards?

Florida, Texas, Michigan, Ohio, and Pennsylvania have the highest numbers of calculated state DOT-permitted billboard faces. After Alaska, Hawaii, Maine, and Vermont, which have NO billboards, the states with the fewest billboard faces are Washington, DC, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, Idaho, and Delaware. View the full list.

Which states have the most billboard faces per highway mile?

Delaware, Wyoming, West Virginia, New Jersey, and Florida have the most state DOT-permitted billboard faces per highway lane mile. After Alaska, Hawaii, Maine, and Vermont, which have NO billboards, the states with the fewest billboard faces per highway mile include Washington, DC, Idaho, Washington (state), Colorado, and North Dakota. View the full list.

Which states have the most billboard faces per capita?

Wyoming, South Dakota, West Virginia, New Mexico, and Montana have the most state DOT-permitted billboard faces per resident. After Alaska, Hawaii, Maine, and Vermont, which have NO billboards, the states with the fewest billboard faces per highway mile include the Massachusetts, Rhode Island, California, and the District of Columbia. View the full list.

Which states have the most billboard faces by area?

New Jersey, the District of Columbia, Maryland, Delaware, and Florida have the most state DOT-permitted billboard faces per square mile. Idaho, Montana, Colorado, Oregon, and Montana have the fewest billboard faces per square mile (after Alaska, Hawaii, Maine, and Vermont, which have NO billboards). View the full list.

State-by-State Standards

Standards for size, spacing, and lighting/brightness vary by state. See how your state compares.

Standards for Billboard Size by State

Standards for Billboard Spacing by State

Standards for Billboard Lighting by State

Interactive Billboard Facts Map

Click on each state on the map below to learn about state-specific billboard facts & laws:

Click on a state to learn more about their billboard laws.