Dec. 27, 2021 Updated: Dec. 27, 2021 12:16 p.m.
A 'Welcome to Texas' sign stands on the side of the road near Dalhart, Texas.
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When it came to population growth last year, Texas grew by more people than can fit into three Darrell K. Royal Texas Memorial Stadiums, once again making the Lone Star State the fastest-growing in the nation, U.S. Census data shows .
Despite overall population growth in the United States being the lowest its ever been , both Texas and Florida saw significant increases. People migrating to Texas and Florida from other states accounted for the largest contributor to the recent population boom.
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Florida welcomed 220,890 new residents from other states between July 2020 and July 2021. Texas welcomed 170,307 new residents. Texas also saw a significant increase — 27,185 — of new international residents
These states are rising at the same time that California, New York and others experienced population decreases by 1 to 2 percent.
In fact, one out of every 10 new Texas residents is coming from California, according to a recent study by the Texas Real Estate Research Center at Texas A&M University. The study, released in October, looked at population trends during the pandemic.
More than one of every 10 people moving to Texas in 2020 was from California, according to a recent study by the Texas Real Estate Research Center at Texas A&M University. Texas
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“The movement of Californians to Texas is not new,” research economist Luis Torres said in the report. “In 19 of the last 20 years, California ranked as the top move-to-Texas state.”
“The only exception was Louisiana in 2005 as a result of Hurricane Katrina,” he said. “The share of Californians relocating to Texas has increased every year since 2011.”
Along with moves from Southern California, Texas also attracted an influx of residents from the Phoenix area and Chicago, the study found.
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The highly populated areas of Texas were the most popular with newcomers, according to the study. Bexar and Harris counties saw an influx of 6 and 10 percent of those new residents, respectively.
According to the latest Texas Relocation Report by the Texas Realtors Association, people are moving to Texas for its robust job market, lower cost of living and cheaper real estate.
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