New data from the U.S. Census shows that around 820,000 people moved out of California and 550,000 out of New York in 2022. They join more than 8 million Americans who moved states in 2022.
Why it matters: The rising cost of living is pushing people out of expensive coastal areas, and the trend doesn’t look likely to change in coming years: four in tenCalifornians and and three in ten New Yorkers say they’re considering moving out of state.
- Many of those moving are headed to Florida or Texas, the states with the largest influxes in 2022…..
The migrant Imports TO Blue states (NYCin particular) against the American coastal migrations to Red States….
….since 2022 New York City has been the landing-place for a constant stream of migrants, with more than more than 116,000 being taken in since spring of that year, according to City Hall.
Of those individuals, 95,000 have arrived since January 2023 alone, numbers from TRAC show.
There are currently over 60,400 migrants currently in the care of the city, officials told The Post, across 210 sites including 17 large scale humanitarian centers opened to house the migrants.
Those tens of thousands of people have already cost the city about $2 billion, Mayor Eric Adams said this week, with many more billions in expenses expected to pile up in the near future.
“This beautiful city that’s the economic engine of the entire country is being saddled with a $2 billion that we spent already, $5 billion we’re going to spend in this fiscal crisis, $12 billion in the next two budgetary cycles,” Adams told reporters Tuesday….