Race relations

A breakdown of race local, state and national

Of the 220,000 people living in Butte County, a vast majority—80.8 percent—are white. There are 38,041,400 people living in California, 74 percent of whom are white. Nationwide, 78.1 percent of the country’s 313,914,000 residents are white. See below for a further look at the demograhics:

Butte County California United States
Native American 1.4% 1.7% 1.2%
Asian 4.2% 13.6% 5.0%
Black 2.1% 6.6% 13.1%
Hispanic* 15.4% 38.1% 16.7%
Native Hawaiian 0.2% 0.5% 0.2%

* Some respondents listed their race as both Hispanic and white.

Source: The Butte County Department of Behavioral Health and the U.S. Census Bureau.