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COVID-19 Race and Ethnicity Data

December 1, 2020

 

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

Race/EthnicityNo. CasesPercent CasesNo. DeathsPercent DeathsPercent CA population
Latino
525,780
58.5
9,299
48.5
38.9
White173,320
19.3
5,825
30.4
36.6
Asian51,970
5.8
2,248
11.7
15.4
African American
37,012
4.1
1,400
7.3
6.0
Multi-Race11,590
1.3
163
0.8
2.2
American Indian or Alaska Native2,711
0.3
64
0.3
0.5
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander4,832
0.5
94
0.5
0.3
Other91,137
10.1
96
0.5
0.0
Total with data898,352
100.019,189
100.0100.0

Cases: 1,245,948 total; 347,596 (28%) missing race/ethnicity
Deaths: 19,368 total; 179 (1%) missing race/ethnicity ​
*1,033 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
Latino453,177
57.1
9,298
48.5
36.3
White161,706
20.4
5,824
30.4
38.8
Asian48,459
6.1
2,247
11.7
16.2
African American
34,092
4.3
1,400
7.3
6.1
Multi-Race10,245
1.3
163
0.8
1.7
American Indian or Alaska Native2,401
0.3
64
0.3
0.5
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander4,472
0.694
0.5
0.3
Other79,403
10.0
96
0.5
0.0
Total with data793,955
100.019,186
100.0
100.0

Cases: 1,105,488 total; 311,533 (28%) missing race/ethnicity
Deaths: 19,365 total; 179 (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
Latino72,260
69.6
1
50.0
47.9
White11,501
11.1
00.029.2
Asian3,494
3.4
1
50.0
12.7
African American2,886
2.8
00.05.4
Multi-Race1,343
1.3
00.04.0
American Indian306
0.3
00.00.4
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander359
0.3
00.00.3
Other11,705
11.3
0
0.0
0.0
Total103,854
100.0
2
100.0100.0

Cases: 139,427 total; 35,573 (26%) 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
Latino186,446
60.9
208
70.3
45.0
White52,920
17.3
27
9.1
30.2
Asian15,377
5.0
15
5.1
14.7
African American12,030
3.9
38
12.8
6.5
Multi-Race4,095
1.3
2
0.7
2.6
American Indian873
0.3
1
0.3
0.6
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander1,512
0.54
1.4
0.4
Other32,963
10.8
1
0.3
0.0
Total306,216
100.0296
100.0100.0

Cases: 437,389 total; 131,173 (30%) unknown race/ethnicity
Deaths: 303 total; 7 (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
Latino134,526
61.6
819
76.1
41.5
White35,130
16.1
83
7.7
32.5
Asian
12,811
5.9
75
7.0
17.5
African American8,223
3.8
73
6.8
5.9
Multi-Race2,721
1.2
11
1.0
1.6
American Indian685
0.3
4
0.4
0.5
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander1,277
0.6
5
0.5
0.4
Other22,982
10.5
6
0.6
0.0
Total218,355
100.01,076
100.0
100.0

Cases: 304,274 total; 85,919 (28%) unknown race/ethnicity
Deaths: 1,083 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
Latino93,226
54.7
2,488
68.1
32.2
White37,580
22.0
579
15.9
43.0
Asian11,382
6.7
251
6.9
16.3
African American8,091
4.7
255
7.0
6.4
Multi-Race2,239
1.3
24
0.7
1.2
American Indian535
0.3
8
0.2
0.5
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander1,086
0.6
33
0.9
0.4
Other16,355
9.6
14
0.4
0.0
Total
170,494
100.03,652
100.0100.0

Cases: 234,277 total; 63,783 (27%) unknown race/ethnicity
Deaths: 3,703 total; 51 (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
Latino30,116
43.0
3,192
51.1
21.8
White23,297
33.2
1,779
28.5
54.0
Asian5,678
8.1
616
9.9
16.9
African American4,059
5.8
519
8.3
5.5
Multi-Race887
1.3
55
0.9
1.0
American Indian221
0.3
22
0.4
0.5
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander479
0.7
38
0.6
0.3
Other5,377
7.7
28
0.4
0.0
Total70,114
100.06,249
100.0100.0

Cases: 92,646 total; 22,532 (24%) unknown race/ethnicity
Deaths: 6,297 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 80+

Race/EthnicityNo. CasesPercent CasesNo. DeathsPercent DeathsPercent CA Population
Latino8,863
30.8
2,591
32.7
19.6
White12,779
44.4
3,356
42.4
57.2
Asian3,211
11.2
1,290
16.3
17.0
African American1,689
5.9
515
6.5
4.8
Multi-Race
303
1.1
71
0.9
0.9
American Indian87
0.3
29
0.4
0.4
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander118
0.4
14
0.2
0.2
Other1,726
6.0
47
0.6
0.0
Total
28,776
100.07,913
100.0100.0

Cases: 36,902 total; 8,126 (22%) unknown race/ethnicity
Deaths: 7,979  total; 66 (1%) unknown race/ethnicity
*Census data does not include ‘other race’ category


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