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Old 01-21-2017, 07:58 AM
Location: San Francisco/East Bay and Los Angeles, formerly DC and Boston
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Originally Posted by Happiness-is-close View Post
Virginia puzzles me too. Not sure why Virginia is losing people.
Way too much dependence on Fed government, combined with lack of growth in private sector jobs that could replace the government.

In the 90s, after the Cold War ended, Virginia had AOL, telecom, and a decent tech industry. But since 2010, when the rest of the country recovered strongly, it got hit with defense cuts and sequestration, and had nothing to counter that with.
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Old 01-21-2017, 07:58 AM
Location: The Pacific Northwest
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Originally Posted by g500 View Post
I added these all twice now and got +210... One would think these would net to zero?
My only thought is that there might be some outlying US possessions that are being counted in the domestic population numbers... i.e. Guam, Saipan, USVI, etc. I have no idea if they are counted as international migrants or domestic. I'm not sure why they'd be considered international.
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Old 01-21-2017, 10:12 AM
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Originally Posted by Othello Is Here View Post
Competetion from states like Delaware and North Carolina
Wait, Delaware????
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Old 01-21-2017, 10:27 AM
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Originally Posted by Mutiny77 View Post
Wait, Delaware????
Not for jobs,For people moving there.Delaware is a very popular state in that region.
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