White workers make up a majority of those who would benefit from the Raise the Wage Act, although workers of color would benefit disproportionately
Share of affected workers who are in each major racial/ethnic group
|Race||White, non-Hispanic||Black||Hispanic, any race||Asian or other race/ethnicity|
Share of workers in each racial/ethnic group that would benefit
|Race||Share of each category|
|Hispanic, any race||33.4%|
|Asian or other race/ethnicity||19.6%|
View the underlying data on epi.org.
Source: Economic Policy Institute Minimum Wage Simulation Model using data from the Census Bureau, Bureau of Labor Statistics, and Congressional Budget Office. See Cooper, Mokhiber, and Zipperer 2019.