But it isn’t true anymore. More Americans now emigrate from California to other states than immigrate from other states to California. This exodus has cost California more than 1.5 million residents since 2000. And the reason is simple — the jobs are fleeing first.
Yes, but California’s population has actually grown by several million since 2000: from 33,871,648 to 38,041,430. Why?
Immigration, most of it illegal.
That is a recipe for economic disaster, certainly. But since it is also a recipe for continued Democrat Party dominance, I don’t expect it to change much. The left would rather rule a graveyard than play second banana in paradise.