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California ๐ŸŒด Shrinks?

Updated: May 4, 2020

When I moved to San Francisco from Detroit back in 1985 the state's population was 27.1 million people. Today it's 39.8 million. ๐“๐ก๐ž ๐ฌ๐ญ๐š๐ญ๐ž ๐ ๐ซ๐ž๐ฐ ๐Ÿ“ˆ ๐š๐ง๐ง๐ฎ๐š๐ฅ๐ฅ๐ฒ ๐›๐ฒ ๐š๐›๐จ๐ฎ๐ญ ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ”๐Ÿ,๐ŸŽ๐ŸŽ๐ŸŽ ๐ฉ๐ž๐จ๐ฉ๐ฅ๐ž ๐Ÿ๐จ๐ซ ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ“ ๐ฒ๐ž๐š๐ซ๐ฌโ— In relative perspective, the geographically massive neighbor-nation to our north, Canada ๐Ÿ, has a population of 37.6 million.

But ๐˜พ๐™–๐™ก๐™ž๐™›๐™ค๐™ง๐™ฃ๐™ž๐™– ๐™˜๐™ค๐™ฃ๐™ฉ๐™ง๐™–๐™˜๐™ฉ๐™š๐™™ slightly last year. Could this be a trend caused by the state's housing ๐Ÿก crisis? Learn for yourself via this insightful article from the ๐€๐ฌ๐ฌ๐จ๐œ๐ข๐š๐ญ๐ž๐ ๐๐ซ๐ž๐ฌ๐ฌ. Learn more [+]

FILE - This Dec. 21, 2018, file photo shows homes stacked up on a hillside in Santa Clarita, Calif. An estimate released Friday, May 1, 2020, by the California Department of Finance said that more people are leaving California than moving in, evidence of the toll the state's housing crisis is taking as the world's fifth largest economy inches toward 40 million people. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)

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