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How Money Walks: Out of California, Into Texas

TxGold Wrote: Mar 24, 2013 7:46 AM
I'm not particularly happy about the migration. Have already thought about that!!
bhemmann Wrote: Mar 24, 2013 7:54 AM
There is also the schools; close to 60% of the public school population is Hispanic/Mexican. It has been predicted that by 2020 Texas will become a blue state. Bad news.
In the United States today, interstate migration is becoming a more and more prominent topic. A new book called How Money Walks has used IRS data to put hard numbers to which states are losing and which states are gaining wealth due to interstate migration.

Most of it won't surprise you: the northeast and the rust belt states, along with California, are losing residents at incredibly high rates. Most of the south and southwest is gaining. Texas, Florida, Arizona, and Colorado lead the way in total wealth gained due to migration. Some are surprising, though: Washington State,...