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
San Francisco 2.1 
Seattle 2.2

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)

View the underlying data on epi.org.