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COVID-19 Race and Ethnicity Data

November 27, 2020

 

All Cases and Deaths associated with COVID-19 by Race and Ethnicity

Race/EthnicityNo. CasesPercent CasesNo. DeathsPercent DeathsPercent CA population
Latino
503,566
59.0
9,214
48.5
38.9
White162,997
19.1
5,758
30.3
36.6
Asian48,820
5.7
2,219
11.7
15.4
African American
35,284
4.1
1,385
7.3
6.0
Multi-Race11,027
1.3
162
0.9
2.2
American Indian or Alaska Native2,579
0.3
64
0.3
0.5
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander4,570
0.5
91
0.5
0.3
Other85,189
10.0
94
0.5
0.0
Total with data854,032
100.018,987
100.0100.0

Cases: 1,183,320 total; 329,288 (28%) missing race/ethnicity
Deaths: 19,154 total; 167 (1%) missing race/ethnicity ​
*1009 cases with missing age ​
**Census data does not include 'other race' category ​


All Cases and Deaths by Race and Ethnicity Among Ages 18+

Race/EthnicityNo. CasesPercent CasesNo. DeathsPercent DeathsPercent CA population
Latino434,275
57.5
9,213
48.5
36.3
White152,247
20.2
5,757
30.3
38.8
Asian45,589
6.0
2,218
11.7
16.2
African American
32,530
4.3
1,385
7.3
6.1
Multi-Race9,749
1.3
162
0.9
1.7
American Indian or Alaska Native2,283
0.3
64
0.3
0.5
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander4,239
0.691
0.5
0.3
Other74,328
9.8
94
0.5
0.0
Total with data755,240
100.018,984
100.0
100.0

Cases: 1,050,482 total; 295,242 (28%) missing race/ethnicity
Deaths: 19,151 total; 167 (1%) missing race/ethnicity
*Census data does not include 'other race' category


Proportions of Cases and Deaths by Race and Ethnicity Among Ages 0‐17

Race/EthnicityNo. CasesPercent CasesNo. DeathsPercent DeathsPercent CA Population
Latino68,952
70.2
1
50.0
47.9
White10,642
10.8
00.029.2
Asian3,215
3.3
1
50.0
12.7
African American2,720
2.8
00.05.4
Multi-Race1,277
1.3
00.04.0
American Indian292
0.3
00.00.4
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander330
0.3
00.00.3
Other10,831
11.0
0
0.0
0.0
Total98,259
100.0
2
100.0100.0

Cases: 131,829 total; 33,570 (25%) unknown race/ethnicity
Deaths: 2 total; 0 (0%) unknown race/ethnicity
*Census data does not include ‘other race’ category


Proportions of Cases and Deaths by Race and Ethnicity Among Ages 18‐34

Race/EthnicityNo. CasesPercent CasesNo. DeathsPercent DeathsPercent CA Population
Latino178,467
61.3
206
70.1
45.0
White49,890
17.1
27
9.2
30.2
Asian14,403
4.9
15
5.1
14.7
African American11,437
3.9
38
12.9
6.5
Multi-Race3,921
1.3
2
0.7
2.6
American Indian820
0.3
1
0.3
0.6
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander1,432
0.54
1.4
0.4
Other30,834
10.6
1
0.3
0.0
Total291,204
100.0294
100.0100.0

Cases: 416,010 total; 124,806 (30%) unknown race/ethnicity
Deaths: 300 total; 6 (2%) unknown race/ethnicity
*Census data does not include ‘other race’ category


Proportions of Cases and Deaths by Race and Ethnicity Among Ages 35‐49

Race/EthnicityNo. CasesPercent CasesNo. DeathsPercent DeathsPercent CA Population
Latino129,073
62.1
811
76.2
41.5
White32,987
15.9
83
7.8
32.5
Asian
12,047
5.8
74
6.9
17.5
African American7,860
3.8
71
6.7
5.9
Multi-Race2,573
1.2
11
1.0
1.6
American Indian659
0.3
4
0.4
0.5
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander1,215
0.6
5
0.5
0.4
Other21,533
10.4
6
0.6
0.0
Total207,947
100.01,065
100.0
100.0

Cases: 289,275 total; 81,328 (28%) unknown race/ethnicity
Deaths: 1,072 total; 7 (1%) unknown race/ethnicity
*Census data does not include ‘other race’ category


Proportions of Cases and Deaths by Race and Ethnicity Among Ages 50‐64

Race/EthnicityNo. CasesPercent CasesNo. DeathsPercent DeathsPercent CA Population
Latino89,344
55.2
2,466
68.1
32.2
White35,298
21.8
577
15.9
43.0
Asian10,664
6.6
248
6.9
16.3
African American7,703
4.8
251
6.9
6.4
Multi-Race2,119
1.3
24
0.7
1.2
American Indian514
0.3
8
0.2
0.5
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander1,034
0.6
33
0.9
0.4
Other15,317
9.5
13
0.4
0.0
Total
161,993
100.03,620
100.0100.0

Cases: 222,191 total; 60,198 (27%) unknown race/ethnicity
Deaths: 3,668 total; 48 (1%) unknown race/ethnicity
*Census data does not include ‘other race’ category


Proportions of Cases and Deaths by Race and Ethnicity Among Ages 65-79

Race/EthnicityNo. CasesPercent CasesNo. DeathsPercent DeathsPercent CA Population
Latino28,821
43.3
3,167
51.2
21.8
White21,892
32.9
1,760
28.4
54.0
Asian5,359
8.1
610
9.9
16.9
African American3,904
5.9
514
8.3
5.5
Multi-Race843
1.3
55
0.9
1.0
American Indian209
0.3
22
0.4
0.5
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander446
0.7
36
0.6
0.3
Other5,045
7.6
27
0.4
0.0
Total66,519
100.06,191
100.0100.0

Cases: 87,768 total; 21,249 (24%) unknown race/ethnicity
Deaths: 6,236 total; 45 (1%) unknown race/ethnicity
*Census data does not include ‘other race’ category


Proportions of Cases and Deaths by Race and Ethnicity Among Ages 80+

Race/EthnicityNo. CasesPercent CasesNo. DeathsPercent DeathsPercent CA Population
Latino8,569
31.1
2,563
32.8
19.6
White12,180
44.2
3,310
42.4
57.2
Asian3,116
11.3
1,271
16.3
17.0
African American1,626
5.9
511
6.5
4.8
Multi-Race
293
1.1
70
0.9
0.9
American Indian81
0.3
29
0.4
0.4
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander112
0.4
13
0.2
0.2
Other1,599
5.8
47
0.6
0.0
Total
27,576
100.07,814
100.0100.0

Cases: 35,237 total; 7,661 (22%) unknown race/ethnicity
Deaths: 7,875  total; 61 (1%) unknown race/ethnicity
*Census data does not include ‘other race’ category


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