Simulated change in 2013 market-based poverty rate, by race and ethnicity, if all wages had increased at same rate as average wage growth over 1979–2013

Age 18–64 Children
White -0.87798 -1.3094
Black -2.45009 -3.48552
Hispanic -2.7955 -4.036

Note: Race/ethnicity categories are mutually exclusive (i.e., white non-Hispanic, black non-Hispanic, and Hispanic any race).

Source: EPI analysis of Current Population Survey Annual Social and Economic Supplement (ASEC) microdata

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