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More Californians Are Moving Out Of State, And Fewer Are Moving In

Movers from NorthStar Moving Corporation load a truck with possessions from a newly sold home in Central Los Angeles.
Movers from NorthStar Moving Corporation load a truck with possessions from a newly sold home in Central Los Angeles.
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California isn’t the draw it once was. New Census data released Thursday shows that more than 690,000 Californians moved out of state last year, compared with just over 500,000 who moved here from other states.

Experts blame California's lack of affordable housing, and say the years-long "California Exodus" has big implications for the state's aging population.