More people are leaving California than ever before due to wildfires, high costs, and politics | Daily Mail Online

More people are leaving California than arriving, driven out by worsening wildfires, power outages, the skyrocketing cost of living and politics.

  • More people are leaving California than arriving, driven out by worsening wildfires, power outages and the skyrocketing cost of living
  • In 2018 more than 86,000 people left California for Texas, nearly 70,000 left for Arizona and about 55,000 left for Washington 
  • Between 2007 and 2016, some 5million residents moved to California and 6million people moved out to other states 
  • According to a poll locals say they consider leaving due to the high cost of housing, heavy taxation, or political culture
  • Today more than two dozen fires are blazing, ripping through a record 3.1million acres of land and killing 22 people, the worse inferno in the state’s history 

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