Poverty is more concentrated among tipped workers when they have a lower tipped minimum wage: Ratio of tipped worker poverty rate to nontipped worker poverty rate in San Francisco, Seattle, and the District of Columbia
|Poverty rates of tipped workers relative to nontipped workers|
|District of Columbia||3.0|
Note: The ratios show how much more likely tipped workers are to be in poverty than nontipped workers. The values for Seattle reflect all of King County, Washington.
Source: EPI analysis of American Community Survey microdata, pooled years 2012–2016 (Ruggles et al. 2018)