Californians Leave The Beach For Bigger Houses In Prosper, Texas

“I’ll have my sister in Brea (California) go to the grocery store and take pictures of what things cost and I’ll do the same items, the differences are significant.”

By Stephanie KuoJune 14, 2019 9:30 am, , ,

From KERA:

The population of Texas is growing at an almost astonishing rate. An estimated 1,000 people move here each day. And many of those newcomers are coming from California.

In a recent five-year period, Texas received a net gain of 100,000 people from California. And a steady stream of California businesses are also trading places like San Francisco for Dallas, Houston and Austin.

In a special two-part series in collaboration with KCRW, we meet some families heading east.

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