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View Poll Results: Will Texas ever surpass California in population?
YES 155 40.58%
NO 227 59.42%
Voters: 382. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 11-07-2007, 05:47 PM
 
Location: DFW Texas
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Currently Texas has around 24 million. California has 37 million.

Do you think Texas will ever overtake California as the most populus state?
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Old 11-07-2007, 05:54 PM
 
Location: Phoenix metro
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I think it has the chance. No telling when though...
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Old 11-07-2007, 05:58 PM
 
Location: DFW Texas
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I think it has the chance. No telling when though...
Especially with all the California transplants we are getting here in Texas, DFW at least. Just check out a Dallas thread, and look how many Californians are headed this way or are already here.
Might take 20 or 30 years but it'll happen. Who would have ever thought California would overtake New York 50 years ago?
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Old 11-08-2007, 12:08 AM
 
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I read an article that Uhaul San Antonio says more people moving from L.A. more than any other place in the U.S.
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Old 11-08-2007, 12:18 AM
 
Location: Los Altos Hills, CA
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I was looking for stats on this a while ago, and here's what I found

According to their respective state governments.
California 2050 60 Million
Texas 2050 54 Million
Florida 2050 32 Million

If we believe the stats, then it will probably happen between 2060 and 2070 but who knows what the future will bring.

Note to Texans: Being number 1 isnt all its cracked up to be. Everyone scrutinzes your every move and you can do no right by some. But Im sure you'll be able to handle it.
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Old 11-08-2007, 12:28 AM
 
Location: Los Altos Hills, CA
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Especially with all the California transplants we are getting here in Texas, DFW at least. Just check out a Dallas thread, and look how many Californians are headed this way or are already here.
The California Department of Finance put together a report looking at the migration patterns of California for the last 5-year period.

Some Statistics of Californians leaving
Total Outstate Migration 2,204,500
White Non-Hispanic 1,302,897
Hispanic or Latino(of Any Race) 395,656
Asian 151,864
Black 161,893
US Born 1,764,646
Foreign Born 439,854

Top States by inflow of Californians
California to Nevada 199,125
California to Arizona 186,151
California to Texas 182,789
California to Washington 155,577
California to Oregon 131,836
California to Colorado 111,322

Top States where movement to California is greater then inflow of Californians
New York to California 95,952
Illinois to California 74,139
Hawaii to California 44,192
Massachusetts to California 43,591
Pennsylvania to California 39,185
New Jersey to California 35,140
Connecticut to California 17,851

California Counties to US States
Los Angeles County to Nevada 64,166
Los Angeles County to Texas 50,316
Los Angeles County to Arizona 50,209
Los Angeles County to Washington 30,963
Los Angeles County to Colorado 29,940
Los Angeles County to Florida 25,358
San Diego County to Texas 23,833
Los Angeles County to New York 23,210
San Diego County to Arizona 22,013
Los Angeles County to Oregon 21,950
Los Angeles County to Georgia 20,208
Los Angeles County to Illinois 19,976
Orange County to Arizona 17,462
Orange County to Texas 17,072
San Diego County to Nevada 16,012
San Diego County to Florida 15,353
San Bernardino County to Nevada 15,113
Orange County to Nevada 15,096
Los Angeles County to Utah 14,282
Los Angeles County to Virginia 13,764
Los Angeles County to North Carolina 12,735
San Diego County to Colorado 12,805
Orange County to Colorado 10,593
San Bernardino County to Texas 10,469
Santa Clara County to Texas 10,023
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Old 11-08-2007, 12:31 AM
 
Location: Los Altos Hills, CA
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Based on the numbers, Las Vegas and Phoenix are by far the biggest recipients of Californians. Id like to point out that Northern California is losing a lot less people then Southern California. 90% of the 300,000 people who have left the Metropolitan borders of the San Francisco Bay Area have relocated to neighboring Sacramento, Stockton or Modesto.
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Old 11-08-2007, 01:15 AM
 
Location: Fairfax
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At the current rate, hell no. But over time everything changes, including rates so I'll say its possible. Would probably take half a century. There are some circumastances that could speed up the process though: 1. All illegal aliens are deported/sent to concentration camps-this would affect Texas as well obviously but TX gets plenty of immigration from other states while Cali's population is leaving other states much faster than coming in. 2. Border is secured -similar to the first. 3. Water shortages make most of the southwest unsustaneable. 4. Cali slides into the ocean after the next "big one"
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Old 11-08-2007, 02:19 AM
 
Location: Henderson NV
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As of midnight, November 8th, 2007- California had an actual population ( Human, including illegal immigrants ) of 39,127,943. Los Angeles, 4,848,067.
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Old 11-08-2007, 06:29 PM
 
Location: DFW Texas
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What was Texas'?
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