Race/ethnicity of workers affected by increasing the federal minimum wage to $12 by 2020

Race Share of total affected
White, non-Hispanic 53.2%
Black or African American 15.4%
Hispanic of any race 24.3%
Asian or other race/ethnicity 7.1%

Share of each worker race/ethnic group that would benefit

Race Share of each category
White, non-Hispanic 21.0%
Black or African American 34.7%
Hispanic of any race 37.8%
Asian or other race/ethnicity 23.2%

Source: EPI analysis of Raise the Wage Act using Current Population Survey Outgoing Rotation Group microdata

View the underlying data on epi.org.