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COVID-19 Race and Ethnicity Data


Cases and Deaths Associated with COVID-19 by Age Group in California 
 May 24, 2020

Age Group
​No. Cases
​Percent Cases
​No. Deaths
​Percent Deaths
​Percent CA population
<5
1,013
1.1
0
0
5.8
5-17
3,620
3.8
0
0
​16.7
18-34
​24,744
​26.2
36​
​1
24.3
35-49
23,620
25
170
4.6
​19.3
50-59
16,046
17
​320
​8.7
12.5
60-64
6,708
7.1
240
​6.5
​5.9
65-69
4,991
5.3
348
​9.5
​5
70-74​
​​3,724
3.9
389
​10.6
​4.1
75-79
2,969
3.1
457
12.5
2.7
​80+
​6,986
7.4
1,705
​46.5
​3.9
​missing 
​137
0.1
​1
​0
​0
​Total
94,558
100
​3,666
​100
100​


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

​Race/Ethnicity 
​No. Cases
​Percent Cases
​No. Deaths
​Percent Deaths
​Percent CA population
​Latino
​36,371
​54.8
​1,367
​38
​38.9
​White
14,367
​21.6
​1,232
​34.3
​36.6
​Asian
6,571
​9.9
​531
​14.8
​15.4
​African American/Black
3,699
​5.6
​362
​10.1

​6
​Multi-Race
567
​0.9
​24
​0.7
​2.2
​American Indian or Alaska Native
​132
​0.2
​14
​0.4
​0.5
​Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander
​573
​0.9
​28
​0.8
​0.3
​Other
​4,099
6.2
​35
​1
​0
​Total with data
​66,379
​100
​3,593
​100
100

Cases: 94,558 total; 28,179 (30%) missing race/ethnicity 

 Deaths: 3,666 total; 73 (2%) missing race/ethnicity

*137 cases with missing ages (overall)

**Census data does not include 'other race' category

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

Race/Ethnicity
​No. Cases
​Percent Cases
​No. Deaths
​Percent Deaths
​Percent CA population
Latino​2,448
76.9
0​0​
47.9​
​White
​305
​9.6
​0
​0
​29.2
​Asian
​118
​3.7
​0
​0
​12.7
​African American/Black
​65
​2
​0
​0
​5.4
​Multi-Race
​21
​0.7
​0
​0
​4
​American Indian or Alaska Native
​5
​0.2
​0
​0
​0.4
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander
​7
​0.2
​0
​0
​0.3
​Other
​213
​6.7
​0
​0
​0
​Total
3,182
​100
​0
​0
​100

Cases: 4,633 total; 1,451 (31.3%) unknown race/ethnicity 

Deaths: 0 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/Ethnicity
​No. Cases
​Percent Cases
​No. Deaths
​Percent Deaths
​Percent CA population
Latino​
11,001
63.7
25
71.4
45
​White
​2,739
​15.9
​3
​8.6
​30.2
​Asian
​1,341
​7.8
​3
8.6
​14.7
African American/​Black
​759
​4.4
​3
8.6
​6.5
​Multi-Race
​168
​1
​1
​2.9
​2.6
​American Indian or Alaska Native
​33
​0.2

​0
​0
​0.6
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander
​123
​0.7
​0
​0
​0.4
​Other
​1,099
6.4
​0
​0
​0
​Total
​17,263
​100
​35
​100
​100

Cases: 24,744 total; 7,481 (30.2%) unknown race/ethnicity 

Deaths: 36 total; 1 (2.78%) 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/Ethnicity
​No. Cases
​Percent Cases
​No. Deaths
​Percent Deaths
​Percent CA population
Latino​​10,075
​60.2
​124
​74.3
​41.5
White​​2,834
​16.9
​13
​7.8
​32.5
Asian​​1,628
​9.7
​9
​5.4
​17.5
African American/​Black802
​4.8
​15
9
​5.9
​Multi-Race​147
​0.9
​2
​1.2
​1.6
American Indian or Alaska Native​​41
​0.2
1
​0.6
​0.5
​Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander165
​1
​3
​1.8
​0.4
​Other​1,055
​6.3
​0
​0
​0
Total​​16,747
​100​167
​100​100

Cases: 23,620 total; 6,873 (29.1%) unknown race/ethnicity 

Deaths: 170 total; 3 (1.76%) 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/Ethnicity
​No. Cases
​Percent Cases
​No. Deaths
​Percent Deaths
​Percent CA population
Latino​8,499
52.1
305
55.8
32.2​
​White
​3,641
​22.3
114
​20.8
​43
​Asian
​1,769
​10.8
​55
​10.1
​16.3
African American/​Black
​1,011
​6.2
​59
​10.8
​6.4
​Multi-Race
​130
​0.8
​2
​0.4
​1.2
​​American Indian or Alaska Native
​28
​0.2
​2
​0.4
​0.5
​​Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander
​174
​1.1
​4
​0.7
​0.4
​Other
​1,068
6.5
​6
1.1
​0
​Total
​16,320
​100
​547
​100
​100

Cases: 22,754 total; 6,434 (28.3%) unknown race/ethnicity 

Deaths: 560 total; 13 (2.32%) 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/Ethnicity
​No. Cases
​Percent Cases
​No. Deaths
​Percent Deaths
​Percent CA population
Latino​3,105
37.9
469
40.1
21.8
​White
​2,853
​34.8
395
​33.8
​54
​Asian
925
​11.3
​129
​11
​16.9
​African American/Black
682
​8.3
​139
11.9
​5.5
​Multi-Race
​66
​0.8
​8
​0.7
​1
​​American Indian or Alaska Native
​17
​0.2
​5
​0.4
​0.5
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander
​80
​1
​9
​0.8
​0.3
​Other
​468
​5.7
​15
​1.3
​0
​Total
8,196
​100
​1,169
​100
​100

Cases: 11,684 total; 3,488 (29.9%) unknown race/ethnicity 

Deaths: 1,194 total; 25 (2.09%) unknown race/ethnicity

*Census data does not include 'other race' category

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

​Race/Ethnicity
​No. Cases
​Percent Cases
​No. Deaths
​Percent Deaths
​Percent CA population
Latino​
​1,224
26.5
443
26.5
19.6​
White​
​1,983
​42.9
​707
​42.2
​57.2
Asian​
​781
​16.9
​335
​20
​17
African American/Black​​377
​8.1
​146
8.​7
​4.8
Multi-Race​35
​0.8
​11
​0.7
​0.9
American Indian or Alaska Native​8
​0.2​6
​0.4
​0.4
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander​24
​0.5​12
​0.7
​0.2
Other​​194
​4.2
​14
0.8
​0
​Total​4,626
​100​1,674
​100​100

Cases: 6,986 total; 2,360 (33.8%) unknown race/ethnicity 

Deaths: 1,705 total; 31 (1.82%) unknown race/ethnicity

*Census data does not include 'other race' category

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