Map Shows Massive Exodus From California to Other States

California’s dramatic decrease in residents is becoming a bigger issue as the state loses a Congressional seat.

  • Maps of the exit from California to other states demonstrate how many people are leaving the politically blue state in favor of more conservative areas.
  • Since 2019 there have been upwards of 800,000 people who have moved out of California, according to
  • According to US News and World Report, the exodus from California has been substantial enough for them to lose a Congressional Seat following the 2020 census.
  • The Golden State is dropping its delegation from 53 to 52 members due to what some conservatives have called the result of bad governance.
  • U-Haul reported in early January of this year that Florida and North Carolina had the biggest net return of their moving vehicles.
  • Data collected by Exit California indicates that most Californians have moved to Texas, with an estimated 48,000 plus Californians calling the Lone Star state their new home since 2019.
  • Second is Arizona with an estimated 34,800 Californians popping over to Arizona since 2019, finding a lower cost of living and more Republican politics.
  • Washington State has the third most California immigrants since 2019 with roughly 17,500 Californians moving north from Sunshine to rain and closer proximity to the Canadian border.
  • Relocation advisors through ExitCalifornia have started their service showing now only who left but where they went when they left in their “what states did Californians move to” map.
  • While some considered relocation the answer, others considered Calexit to be the answer, with Investopedia reporting that the Secession of California became a topic of conversation following former President Donald Trump’s victory in 2016.
  • At the time, a Reuters/Ipsos poll published in January 2017 showed 32% of Californians supporting Calexit.