Receipt of federal assistance for all workers, tipped and non-tipped workers, and waiters/bartenders
|Share of workers receiving
some federal assistance*
|Average total value
of federal assistance
* Receipt of some federal assistance indicates the worker or worker's family receives income from federal housing subsidies; the earned income tax credit (EITC); energy subsidies (LIHEAP); school lunch subsidies; SNAP (food stamps); or the Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC).
Note: Average values are the sum of reported dollar values or imputed fair market values for all programs. Figures are in 2013 dollars, deflated by CPI-U-RS.
Source: Authors' analysis of Current Population Survey Annual Social and Economic Supplement microdata, 2010–2012