California had 61,100 more people leave for another state than move in during the 12 months ending June 30, according to state statistics.
The so-called "net outward migration" was the largest since 2011, when 63,300 more people fled California than entered, reports George Avalos of the Bay Area News Group. He writes:
A recent poll revealed that an unsettling sense of yearning has descended on people in the Bay Area: About one-third of those surveyed by the Bay Area Council say they would like to exit the nine-county region sometime soon.
High housing costs looks to be one of the reasons for the exodus. Read the article to learn more.