7.9% of minimum-wage earners have a college degree. This translates to be about 260,000 workers
This and other minimum-wage facts are available from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
50% of minimum age workers are age 16 to 24.
Most minimum-wage workers are not poor. So while raising minimum wage would help some workers, it would probably not have much effect in reducing poverty.
… Less than a quarter of minimum wage workers live at or below the poverty line, while two-thirds come from families above 150 percent of the poverty line. In fact, the average family income of a minimum wage worker exceeds $53,000 a year.
President Obama continues to advocate for raising the federal minimum wage, and Oregon is currently engaged in a debate to raise it at the state level.