A new poll has underscored deep economic anxieties among California residents.
The latest figures from the U.S. Census Bureau show a 500,000-person decline between April 2020 and July 2022. When looking at in-migration and out-migration, the state saw a net loss of 871,127 people.
The California exodus is real and it’s undeniable, but the demographics may surprise you.
361 cities lost population, 118 gained population, and 3 had no change.
Yes, more people are moving out. More importantly, fewer people are moving in.
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Brittany M. 08/26/2021 - 9:57 AM
U.S. population growth has come to a crawl, according to the latest data released by the U.S. Census Bureau this month.
State Department of Finance data released Friday show that California’s population declined by 182,083 people in 2020.
“Net exits from San Francisco increased 649% compared to the same period in 2019."
California’s population grew by just 0.35%, or 141,300 people, between July 1, 2018 and July 1, 2019. That’s the slowest growth the state has seen since 1900.
The state added just 186,807 people in 2018, bringing California’s total population to 39,927,315.