Average Community College Minority Breakdown

The national average community college minority percentage is approximately 54% (2024).
For public community colleges, the average minority percentage is approximately 53%. For private community colleges, the average minority is approximately 59%.
The state with the highest percentage of minority students is Puerto Rico, with 99% minority students.
Minority Range: 15% 99% Avg. Minority: 43%

Average Community College Minority Breakdown (2024)

State
Minority
Ethnicity Breakdown
49%
American Indian (25%)
Asian (10%)
Hispanic (5%)
Black (1%)
White (51%)
Hawaiian (4%)
Two or more races (2%)
Unknown (2%)
38%
American Indian (1%)
Asian (1%)
Hispanic (4%)
Black (24%)
White (62%)
Two or more races (2%)
Non Resident (1%)
Unknown (5%)
34%
American Indian (1%)
Asian (2%)
Hispanic (10%)
Black (16%)
White (66%)
Two or more races (3%)
Non Resident (1%)
Unknown (1%)
55%
American Indian (3%)
Asian (3%)
Hispanic (34%)
Black (6%)
White (45%)
Two or more races (4%)
Non Resident (1%)
Unknown (4%)
74%
Asian (13%)
Hispanic (45%)
Black (5%)
White (26%)
Two or more races (4%)
Non Resident (3%)
Unknown (4%)
43%
American Indian (1%)
Asian (3%)
Hispanic (23%)
Black (5%)
White (57%)
Hawaiian (1%)
Two or more races (4%)
Non Resident (2%)
Unknown (4%)
47%
Asian (4%)
Hispanic (21%)
Black (14%)
White (53%)
Two or more races (2%)
Non Resident (2%)
Unknown (4%)
38%
Asian (4%)
Hispanic (10%)
Black (18%)
White (62%)
Two or more races (2%)
Non Resident (2%)
Unknown (2%)
59%
Asian (3%)
Hispanic (29%)
Black (16%)
White (41%)
Two or more races (3%)
Non Resident (3%)
Unknown (5%)
53%
Asian (3%)
Hispanic (8%)
Black (31%)
White (47%)
Two or more races (2%)
Non Resident (2%)
Unknown (7%)
98%
Asian (46%)
Hispanic (1%)
Black (1%)
White (2%)
Hawaiian (50%)
89%
Asian (33%)
Hispanic (11%)
Black (1%)
White (11%)
Hawaiian (7%)
Two or more races (29%)
Non Resident (5%)
Unknown (3%)
26%
Asian (2%)
Hispanic (7%)
Black (6%)
White (74%)
Two or more races (2%)
Non Resident (2%)
Unknown (7%)
24%
Asian (1%)
Hispanic (8%)
Black (1%)
White (76%)
Two or more races (5%)
Non Resident (5%)
Unknown (4%)
47%
Asian (5%)
Hispanic (24%)
Black (12%)
White (53%)
Two or more races (3%)
Non Resident (1%)
Unknown (2%)
58%
Asian (1%)
Hispanic (4%)
Black (7%)
White (42%)
Two or more races (2%)
Unknown (44%)
37%
American Indian (1%)
Asian (3%)
Hispanic (14%)
Black (9%)
White (63%)
Two or more races (4%)
Non Resident (2%)
Unknown (4%)
19%
Asian (2%)
Hispanic (5%)
Black (8%)
White (81%)
Two or more races (3%)
Unknown (1%)
55%
American Indian (1%)
Asian (2%)
Hispanic (5%)
Black (33%)
White (45%)
Hawaiian (1%)
Two or more races (2%)
Non Resident (1%)
Unknown (10%)
45%
Asian (6%)
Hispanic (16%)
Black (13%)
White (55%)
Two or more races (3%)
Non Resident (2%)
Unknown (5%)
56%
Asian (7%)
Hispanic (11%)
Black (26%)
White (44%)
Two or more races (3%)
Non Resident (6%)
Unknown (3%)
15%
American Indian (1%)
Asian (2%)
Hispanic (2%)
Black (3%)
White (85%)
Two or more races (3%)
Non Resident (1%)
Unknown (3%)
28%
Asian (2%)
Hispanic (5%)
Black (12%)
White (72%)
Two or more races (3%)
Non Resident (1%)
Unknown (5%)
31%
American Indian (1%)
Asian (7%)
Hispanic (7%)
Black (9%)
White (69%)
Two or more races (4%)
Non Resident (1%)
Unknown (2%)
38%
Asian (2%)
Hispanic (4%)
Black (7%)
White (62%)
Two or more races (4%)
Unknown (21%)
47%
American Indian (1%)
Asian (1%)
Hispanic (2%)
Black (37%)
White (53%)
Two or more races (2%)
Unknown (4%)
38%
American Indian (2%)
Asian (1%)
Hispanic (2%)
Black (1%)
White (62%)
Two or more races (5%)
Non Resident (1%)
Unknown (26%)
40%
American Indian (1%)
Asian (3%)
Hispanic (10%)
Black (18%)
White (60%)
Two or more races (2%)
Non Resident (2%)
Unknown (4%)
20%
American Indian (2%)
Asian (1%)
Hispanic (4%)
Black (4%)
White (80%)
Two or more races (4%)
Non Resident (3%)
Unknown (2%)
26%
Asian (3%)
Hispanic (11%)
Black (6%)
White (74%)
Two or more races (2%)
Non Resident (1%)
Unknown (3%)
15%
Asian (2%)
Hispanic (4%)
Black (2%)
White (85%)
Two or more races (1%)
Unknown (6%)
56%
Asian (6%)
Hispanic (24%)
Black (13%)
White (44%)
Two or more races (2%)
Non Resident (3%)
Unknown (8%)
70%
American Indian (9%)
Asian (2%)
Hispanic (48%)
Black (2%)
White (30%)
Two or more races (2%)
Non Resident (1%)
Unknown (6%)
59%
American Indian (1%)
Asian (9%)
Hispanic (29%)
Black (7%)
White (41%)
Hawaiian (1%)
Two or more races (6%)
Non Resident (1%)
Unknown (5%)
57%
Asian (8%)
Hispanic (23%)
Black (17%)
White (43%)
Two or more races (2%)
Non Resident (4%)
Unknown (3%)
28%
Asian (2%)
Hispanic (5%)
Black (12%)
White (72%)
Two or more races (3%)
Non Resident (1%)
Unknown (5%)
45%
American Indian (9%)
Asian (3%)
Hispanic (10%)
Black (7%)
White (55%)
Two or more races (10%)
Non Resident (4%)
Unknown (2%)
40%
American Indian (1%)
Asian (4%)
Hispanic (16%)
Black (2%)
White (60%)
Hawaiian (1%)
Two or more races (4%)
Non Resident (2%)
Unknown (10%)
39%
Asian (4%)
Hispanic (9%)
Black (12%)
White (61%)
Two or more races (2%)
Non Resident (1%)
Unknown (11%)
99%
Hispanic (96%)
Black (2%)
White (1%)
Unknown (1%)
40%
Asian (3%)
Hispanic (16%)
Black (7%)
White (60%)
Two or more races (6%)
Non Resident (1%)
Unknown (7%)
38%
Asian (2%)
Hispanic (5%)
Black (24%)
White (62%)
Two or more races (4%)
Unknown (3%)
19%
American Indian (3%)
Asian (2%)
Hispanic (4%)
Black (5%)
White (81%)
Two or more races (2%)
Unknown (3%)
27%
Asian (2%)
Hispanic (5%)
Black (15%)
White (73%)
Two or more races (3%)
Unknown (2%)
70%
Asian (5%)
Hispanic (46%)
Black (12%)
White (30%)
Two or more races (2%)
Non Resident (2%)
Unknown (3%)
23%
American Indian (1%)
Asian (2%)
Hispanic (11%)
Black (1%)
White (77%)
Two or more races (3%)
Non Resident (2%)
Unknown (3%)
48%
Asian (7%)
Hispanic (12%)
Black (20%)
White (52%)
Two or more races (4%)
Non Resident (2%)
Unknown (3%)
21%
Asian (3%)
Hispanic (4%)
Black (4%)
White (79%)
Two or more races (4%)
Non Resident (2%)
Unknown (4%)
50%
American Indian (1%)
Asian (8%)
Hispanic (14%)
Black (5%)
White (50%)
Hawaiian (1%)
Two or more races (8%)
Non Resident (6%)
Unknown (7%)
25%
American Indian (1%)
Asian (4%)
Hispanic (8%)
Black (7%)
White (75%)
Two or more races (3%)
Unknown (2%)
15%
Asian (1%)
Hispanic (3%)
Black (5%)
White (85%)
Two or more races (2%)
Unknown (4%)
23%
American Indian (2%)
Asian (1%)
Hispanic (10%)
Black (1%)
White (77%)
Two or more races (3%)
Non Resident (2%)
Unknown (4%)

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the national average percent of minority students in community college?
The national average percent of minority students in community college is approximately 54% for 2024.
What are the most diverse community college in the United States?
What is the state with the highest average community college percent of minority students?
The state with the highest average community college percent of minority students is Puerto Rico.

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The state with the lowest percentage of minority students is West Virginia, with an average minority pecentage of 15%. The state with the highest percentage of minority students is Puerto Rico, with an average minority percentage of 99%.