California has experienced rapid population growth for most of its history, but that trend has come to an end. California’s population grew by 2.9 percent over the last three years, only slightly above the nation’s 2.4 percent increase. Over the last few decades, millions of Californians have left the Golden State for opportunities elsewhere. According to census data compiled by my colleague Rob Gebeloff, the Pacific Northwest and fast growing Sunbelt states like Texas, Arizona and Nevada have attracted a disproportionate share of ex-Californians.You might want to check out the bar charts they have posted, too.
Sunday, August 17, 2014
The California Exodus
Well, unfortunately, the largest portion of CA'ians moved to TX. We would actually appreciate it if they stayed away.