Average Community College Minority Breakdown

The national average community college minority percentage is approximately 56% (2022).
For public community colleges, the average minority percentage is approximately 56%. For private community colleges, the average minority is approximately 61%.
The state with the highest percentage of minority students is Puerto Rico, with 100% minority students.
Minority Range: 15% 100% Avg. Minority: 47%

Average Community College Minority Breakdown (2022)

  • State
    % Minority
    Ethnicity Breakdown
  • Alaska 50%
    American Indian (35%)
    Asian (7%)
    Hispanic (3%)
    Hawaiian (2%)
    Two or more races (2%)
    Unknown (1%)
    White (50%)
  • Alabama 42%
    Black (26%)
    Hispanic (5%)
    Unknown (5%)
    Two or more races (3%)
    American Indian (1%)
    Asian (1%)
    Non Resident (1%)
    White (58%)
  • Arkansas 36%
    Black (18%)
    Hispanic (10%)
    Two or more races (4%)
    Asian (2%)
    American Indian (1%)
    Non Resident (1%)
    White (64%)
  • Arizona 57%
    Hispanic (36%)
    Black (5%)
    American Indian (4%)
    Two or more races (4%)
    Unknown (4%)
    Asian (3%)
    Non Resident (1%)
    White (43%)
  • California 77%
    Hispanic (47%)
    Asian (12%)
    Black (6%)
    Unknown (6%)
    Two or more races (4%)
    Non Resident (2%)
    White (23%)
  • Colorado 45%
    Hispanic (25%)
    Black (5%)
    Unknown (5%)
    Two or more races (4%)
    Asian (3%)
    Non Resident (2%)
    American Indian (1%)
    White (55%)
  • Connecticut 55%
    Hispanic (26%)
    Black (17%)
    Asian (4%)
    Unknown (4%)
    Two or more races (3%)
    Non Resident (1%)
    White (45%)
  • Delaware 43%
    Black (21%)
    Hispanic (11%)
    Asian (3%)
    Two or more races (3%)
    Unknown (3%)
    Non Resident (2%)
    White (57%)
  • Florida 62%
    Hispanic (30%)
    Black (18%)
    Unknown (6%)
    Asian (3%)
    Two or more races (3%)
    Non Resident (2%)
    White (38%)
  • Georgia 56%
    Black (33%)
    Hispanic (8%)
    Unknown (8%)
    Asian (3%)
    Two or more races (2%)
    Non Resident (2%)
    White (44%)
  • Guam 98%
    Hawaiian (52%)
    Asian (44%)
    Hispanic (1%)
    Black (1%)
    White (2%)
  • Hawaii 89%
    Asian (32%)
    Two or more races (30%)
    Hispanic (14%)
    Hawaiian (5%)
    Non Resident (4%)
    Unknown (3%)
    Black (1%)
    White (11%)
  • Iowa 37%
    Black (12%)
    Hispanic (9%)
    Unknown (9%)
    Asian (2%)
    Two or more races (2%)
    Non Resident (2%)
    American Indian (1%)
    White (63%)
  • Idaho 31%
    Non Resident (8%)
    Hispanic (8%)
    Two or more races (7%)
    Unknown (5%)
    Asian (1%)
    Black (1%)
    Hawaiian (1%)
    White (69%)
  • Illinois 52%
    Hispanic (27%)
    Black (13%)
    Asian (5%)
    Two or more races (3%)
    Unknown (3%)
    Non Resident (1%)
    White (48%)
  • Indiana 59%
    Unknown (42%)
    Black (9%)
    Hispanic (5%)
    Two or more races (2%)
    Asian (1%)
    White (41%)
  • Kansas 38%
    Hispanic (14%)
    Black (8%)
    Unknown (6%)
    Two or more races (4%)
    Asian (3%)
    Non Resident (2%)
    American Indian (1%)
    White (62%)
  • Kentucky 22%
    Black (9%)
    Hispanic (5%)
    Two or more races (3%)
    Unknown (3%)
    Asian (2%)
    White (78%)
  • Louisiana 61%
    Black (38%)
    Unknown (11%)
    Hispanic (5%)
    Two or more races (3%)
    American Indian (1%)
    Asian (1%)
    Hawaiian (1%)
    Non Resident (1%)
    White (39%)
  • Massachusetts 52%
    Hispanic (20%)
    Black (15%)
    Unknown (7%)
    Asian (5%)
    Two or more races (3%)
    Non Resident (2%)
    White (48%)
  • Maryland 60%
    Black (30%)
    Hispanic (12%)
    Asian (6%)
    Two or more races (4%)
    Non Resident (4%)
    Unknown (4%)
    White (40%)
  • Maine 22%
    Unknown (10%)
    Black (4%)
    Two or more races (3%)
    Hispanic (2%)
    American Indian (1%)
    Asian (1%)
    Non Resident (1%)
    White (78%)
  • Michigan 33%
    Black (14%)
    Unknown (7%)
    Hispanic (5%)
    Two or more races (4%)
    Asian (2%)
    Non Resident (1%)
    White (67%)
  • Minnesota 37%
    Black (13%)
    Hispanic (7%)
    Asian (6%)
    Unknown (5%)
    Two or more races (4%)
    American Indian (1%)
    Non Resident (1%)
    White (63%)
  • Missouri 40%
    Unknown (19%)
    Black (10%)
    Hispanic (5%)
    Two or more races (4%)
    Asian (2%)
    White (60%)
  • Mississippi 47%
    Black (38%)
    Hispanic (3%)
    Unknown (3%)
    Two or more races (2%)
    Asian (1%)
    White (53%)
  • Montana 37%
    Unknown (27%)
    American Indian (3%)
    Hispanic (2%)
    Two or more races (2%)
    Asian (1%)
    Black (1%)
    Non Resident (1%)
    White (63%)
  • North Carolina 45%
    Black (21%)
    Hispanic (12%)
    Unknown (4%)
    Asian (3%)
    Two or more races (3%)
    American Indian (1%)
    Non Resident (1%)
    White (55%)
  • North Dakota 26%
    Unknown (10%)
    Hispanic (4%)
    Black (4%)
    Two or more races (4%)
    American Indian (2%)
    Asian (1%)
    Non Resident (1%)
    White (74%)
  • Nebraska 32%
    Hispanic (14%)
    Unknown (6%)
    Black (5%)
    Asian (3%)
    Two or more races (3%)
    Non Resident (1%)
    White (68%)
  • New Hampshire 23%
    Unknown (10%)
    Hispanic (5%)
    Two or more races (4%)
    Asian (2%)
    American Indian (1%)
    Black (1%)
    White (77%)
  • New Jersey 60%
    Hispanic (26%)
    Black (14%)
    Unknown (10%)
    Asian (6%)
    Two or more races (2%)
    Non Resident (2%)
    White (40%)
  • New Mexico 72%
    Hispanic (50%)
    American Indian (10%)
    Unknown (4%)
    Black (3%)
    Asian (2%)
    Two or more races (2%)
    Non Resident (1%)
    White (28%)
  • Nevada 62%
    Hispanic (32%)
    Black (9%)
    Asian (8%)
    Two or more races (5%)
    Unknown (5%)
    American Indian (1%)
    Hawaiian (1%)
    Non Resident (1%)
    White (38%)
  • New York 61%
    Hispanic (24%)
    Black (19%)
    Asian (8%)
    Unknown (5%)
    Non Resident (3%)
    Two or more races (2%)
    White (39%)
  • Ohio 32%
    Black (14%)
    Unknown (6%)
    Hispanic (5%)
    Two or more races (4%)
    Asian (2%)
    Non Resident (1%)
    White (68%)
  • Oklahoma 47%
    Hispanic (11%)
    Two or more races (10%)
    American Indian (9%)
    Black (8%)
    Unknown (4%)
    Asian (3%)
    Non Resident (2%)
    White (53%)
  • Oregon 44%
    Hispanic (14%)
    Unknown (13%)
    Asian (6%)
    Two or more races (5%)
    Black (3%)
    American Indian (1%)
    Hawaiian (1%)
    Non Resident (1%)
    White (56%)
  • Pennsylvania 44%
    Black (15%)
    Hispanic (11%)
    Unknown (11%)
    Asian (3%)
    Two or more races (3%)
    Non Resident (1%)
    White (56%)
  • Puerto Rico 100%
    Hispanic (99%)
    Unknown (1%)
  • Rhode Island 45%
    Hispanic (21%)
    Black (10%)
    Two or more races (6%)
    Unknown (5%)
    Asian (3%)
    White (55%)
  • South Carolina 47%
    Black (25%)
    Unknown (9%)
    Hispanic (7%)
    Two or more races (4%)
    Asian (2%)
    White (53%)
  • South Dakota 21%
    Black (7%)
    Hispanic (4%)
    Unknown (4%)
    American Indian (3%)
    Asian (2%)
    Two or more races (1%)
    White (79%)
  • Tennessee 31%
    Black (18%)
    Hispanic (6%)
    Two or more races (3%)
    Asian (2%)
    Unknown (2%)
    White (69%)
  • Texas 71%
    Hispanic (47%)
    Black (12%)
    Asian (5%)
    Two or more races (3%)
    Non Resident (2%)
    Unknown (2%)
    White (29%)
  • Utah 25%
    Hispanic (13%)
    Two or more races (3%)
    Asian (2%)
    Non Resident (2%)
    Unknown (2%)
    American Indian (1%)
    Black (1%)
    Hawaiian (1%)
    White (75%)
  • Virginia 49%
    Black (21%)
    Hispanic (12%)
    Asian (7%)
    Two or more races (5%)
    Unknown (3%)
    Non Resident (1%)
    White (51%)
  • Vermont 25%
    Unknown (8%)
    Hispanic (5%)
    Black (4%)
    Two or more races (4%)
    Asian (2%)
    Non Resident (2%)
    White (75%)
  • Washington 53%
    Hispanic (15%)
    Unknown (12%)
    Two or more races (8%)
    Asian (7%)
    Black (5%)
    Non Resident (4%)
    American Indian (1%)
    Hawaiian (1%)
    White (47%)
  • Wisconsin 30%
    Hispanic (9%)
    Black (9%)
    Asian (4%)
    Unknown (4%)
    Two or more races (3%)
    American Indian (1%)
    White (70%)
  • West Virginia 15%
    Black (6%)
    Two or more races (3%)
    Hispanic (2%)
    Unknown (2%)
    Asian (1%)
    Non Resident (1%)
    White (85%)
  • Wyoming 24%
    Hispanic (10%)
    Unknown (5%)
    Two or more races (3%)
    American Indian (2%)
    Non Resident (2%)
    Asian (1%)
    Black (1%)
    White (76%)
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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 100%.