California Shrinking

Natalie Holmes and Evan White at the California Policy Lab: News reports, anecdotes, and preliminary research have speculated about whether there has been an exodus from California during the COVID-19 pandemic. The implications of population changes, such as federal...

Shrinking California

 From the California Department of Finance: California’s population dipped by 182,083 residents last year, bringing the state’s total to 39,466,855 people as of January 1, 2021, according to new population estimates and housing data released today by the California...