Billboard Faces Per State by Area

The chart below provides an estimate of the number of state DOT-permitted billboard faces per 100 square miles of each state in order from greatest to smallest (2021). These counts do not include digital billboards, billboards of an unknown/other type, or billboards that are not permitted by the state DOTs

RankStateState DOT-permitted Billboard Faces per 100 Square Miles
1New Jersey172
2District of Columbia141
3Maryland73
4Delaware67
5Florida60
6West Virginia51
7Ohio48
8Connecticut43
9Pennsylvania41
10Tennessee41
11Michigan41
12Rhode Island38
13Indiana37
14Massachusetts36
15Louisiana29
16Illinois28
17North Carolina28
18South Carolina28
19Alabama26
20Missouri26
21Georgia21
22Virginia21
23Oklahoma21
24New York20
25Wisconsin19
26Wyoming15
27Arkansas14
28South Dakota11
29Kentucky10
30Kansas10
31New Hampshire10
32Mississippi10
33California9
34Texas9
35Minnesota9
36Iowa9
37New Mexico8
38Utah5
39Nebraska5
40North Dakota4
41Washington3
42Arizona3
43Montana3
44Oregon3
45Colorado2
46Nevada2
47Idaho1
48Alaska0
49Hawaii0
50Maine0
51Vermont0