[Ed. – Well, yeah. What with the plague, the typhoid fever, the airborne fecal particles, the unusable public spaces full of homeless tents and trash, the unaffordable cost of living .. the real question is why anyone is moving TO Los Angeles these days.]
More people are leaving Orange and Los Angeles counties than are moving in, according to census data.
A breakdown of last year’s census numbers shows Orange County had 20,104 more people leave than move in, marking the 10th worst net out-migration among big counties in the U.S. L.A. County had 98,608 people leave, marking the biggest net loss in the U.S.
Gabriela Aragon, of Santa Ana, isn’t surprised to hear about exodus.
“If I want a nice three bedroom home … you think you’re not gonna be able to afford it here so maybe elsewhere,” she said. …
“I’ve seen the rent prices go sky-high. My family personally lives in Corona but some of them are talking about moving out to Texas,” another woman said.