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COVID-19 Race and Ethnicity Data

October 23, 2020

 

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

Race/EthnicityNo. CasesPercent CasesNo. DeathsPercent DeathsPercent CA population
Latino
385,597
61.1
8,296
48.6
38.9
White110,436
17.5
5,137
30.1
36.6
Asian35,143
5.6
2,013
11.8
15.4
African American
26,688
4.2
1,277
7.5
6.0
Multi-Race7,146
1.1
131
0.8
2.2
American Indian or Alaska Native1,798
0.3
56
0.3
0.5
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander3,369
0.5
80
0.5
0.3
Other61,309
9.7
83
0.5
0.0
Total with data631,486
100.017,073
100.0100.0

Cases: 892,810 total; 261,324 (29%) missing race/ethnicity
Deaths: 17,231 total; 158 (1%) missing race/ethnicity ​
*839 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
Latino334,490
59.6
8,295
48.6
36.3
White103,962
18.5
5,137
30.1
38.8
Asian33,051
5.9
2,012
11.8
16.2
African American
24,779
4.4
1,277
7.5
6.1
Multi-Race6,367
1.1
131
0.8
1.7
American Indian or Alaska Native1,599
0.3
56
0.3
0.5
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander3,145
0.680
0.5
0.3
Other54,235
9.7
83
0.5
0.0
Total with data561,628
100.017,071
100.0100.0

Cases: 797,075 total; 235,447 (30%) missing race/ethnicity
Deaths: 17,228 total; 157 (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
Latino50,802
73.2
1
50.0
47.9
White6,394
9.2
00.029.2
Asian2,081
3.0
1
50.0
12.7
African American1,879
2.7
00.05.4
Multi-Race778
1.1
00.04.0
American Indian198
0.3
00.00.4
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander224
0.3
00.00.3
Other7,052
10.2
0
0.0
0.0
Total69,408
100.0
2
100.0100.0

Cases: 94,896 total; 25,488 (27%) 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
Latino136,071
63.6
183
70.7
45.0
White33,114
15.5
22
8.5
30.2
Asian9,792
4.6
14
5.4
14.7
African American8,449
3.9
33
12.7
6.5
Multi-Race2,543
1.2
1
0.4
2.6
American Indian555
0.3
1
0.4
0.6
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander1,031
0.54
1.5
0.4
Other22,430
10.5
1
0.4
0.0
Total213,985
100.0259
100.0100.0

Cases: 313,753 total; 99,768 (32%) unknown race/ethnicity
Deaths: 265 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
Latino99,729
64.2
735
76.8
41.5
White22,196
14.3
76
7.9
32.5
Asian
8,608
5.5
62
6.5
17.5
African American5,904
3.861
6.4
5.9
Multi-Race1,671
1.1
10
1.0
1.6
American Indian472
0.3
3
0.3
0.5
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander894
0.6
5
0.5
0.4
Other15,846
10.2
5
0.5
0.0
Total155,320
100.0957
100.0
100.0

Cases: 220,069  total; 64,749 (29%) unknown race/ethnicity
Deaths: 964 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
Latino69,194
57.3
2,216
68.2
32.2
White23,872
19.8
511
15.7
43.0
Asian7,911
6.6
226
7.0
16.3
African American5,941
4.9
231
7.1
6.4
Multi-Race1,372
1.1
19
0.6
1.2
American Indian364
0.3
7
0.2
0.5
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander792
0.727
0.8
0.4
Other11,237
9.3
12
0.4
0.0
Total
120,683
100.03,249
100.0100.0

Cases: 168,370 total; 47,687 (28%) unknown race/ethnicity
Deaths: 3,290 total; 41 (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
Latino22,520
45.3
2,851
51.2
21.8
White15,375
30.9
1,564
28.1
54.0
Asian4,068
8.2
554
10.0
16.9
African American3,095
6.2
476
8.6
5.5
Multi-Race572
1.2
44
0.8
1.0
American Indian146
0.3
20
0.4
0.5
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander352
0.7
33
0.6
0.3
Other3,589
7.2
23
0.4
0.0
Total49,717
100.05,565
100.0100.0

Cases: 66,567 total; 16,850 (25%) unknown race/ethnicity
Deaths: 5,605 total; 40 (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
Latino6,975
31.8
2,310
32.8
19.6
White9,405
42.9
2,964
42.1
57.2
Asian2,672
12.2
1,156
16.4
17.0
African American1,390
6.3
476
6.8
4.8
Multi-Race
209
1.0
57
0.8
0.9
American Indian62
0.3
25
0.4
0.4
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander76
0.3
11
0.2
0.2
Other1,133
5.2
42
0.6
0.0
Total
21,922
100.07,041
100.0100.0

Cases: 28,315 total; 6,393 (23%) unknown race/ethnicity
Deaths: 7,104 total; 63 (1%) unknown race/ethnicity
*Census data does not include ‘other race’ category


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