Black tipped workers in D.C. are far more likely than white or Hispanic tipped workers to be in poverty: Poverty rates of District of Columbia tipped workers, by race/ethnicity

 Race/ethnicity Poverty rate
White 12.1%
Black 18.5%
Hispanic 8.6%
Asian or other race/ethnicity 16.7%

Notes: Hispanic workers include Hispanics of any race, and the race/ethnicity categories are mutually exclusive (e.g., “white” refers to non-Hispanic white). Tipped occupations are listed in Appendix Table A1.

Source: EPI analysis of American Community Survey microdata, pooled years 2012–2016 (Ruggles et al. 2018)

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