For decades the population of California was growing faster than Texas. It roared passed the population of Texas in 1934 and never looked back.
But by 1992 that trend had changed. Here’s the comparative figures in millions:
STATE 1992 2014 DIFFERENCE
California 30.97 38.80 7.83 million growth Texas 17.76 26.96 9.20 million growth https://www.google.com/publicdata/explore?ds=kf7tgg1uo9ude_&met_y=population&idim=state:48000:06000:12000&hl=en&dl=en
The difference is even more dramatic when one looks at the PERCENTAGE of growth in that time frame:
California 25.3% Texas 51.8% — over TWICE the growth rate of California
The difference in growth is found in the “net domestic migration” — the movement among states. Since 1992 CA has lost a NET of 3.8 million people to… Read More