Of the 2 million poor Californians that left the state from 2000-2015, most of them are relocating to Texas. When accounting for poor Texans moving to California — which is a much smaller number — the Lone Star State had a net gain of 155,000 poor Californians.
This comes from a Sacramento Bee study that examined U.S. Census data around the phenomenon. So, is this true? And if it is, what does it mean to the Texas and Dallas economy to have an influx of poor people?
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