Ever since the start of the pandemic in 2020, California residents have been hitting the roads and heading for the borders in search of … jobs? Cheaper living? Friendlier business climate?
Regardless, only Illinois has seen more residents moving out in the last 2+ years. For the first time since 2013, San Jose has seen its population dip below 1 million, and San Francisco has seen a 3 percent decline.
And where are they going? Texas is the top destination, fueled, no doubt by the fact that Tesla, oracle and Hewlett Packard have all moved their headquarters there.