More People Now Moving To Florida Than Any Other State, Census Says

Florida is now attracting more new residents than any other state in the U.S., according to new Census data released today.

In total, 220,890 new residents moved to Florida between July 1, 2020, and July 1, 2021 from elsewhere in the U.S.

That equates to over 600 new Florida residents moving from other states during the past year alone, on average.

Texas ranked second for domestic migration with 170,307 new residents, while Arizona was third with 93,026.

For international migration, Florida was also the number one state with 38,590 new residents. Texas again ranked second, with New York third.

Texas did however rank highest for overall population growth during the year, due to higher natural growth (more births than deaths). Florida was the second fastest growing state when including natural population growth.

Three states saw giant losses due to domestic migration.

The biggest losers due to domestic migration were California (-367,299), New York (-352,185) and Illinois (-122,460).

Florida remains the third most populated state in the nation with 21,781,128 residents as of July 1, 2021. New York ranks fourth with 19,835,913 residents.

 

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Anonymous
1 month ago

It’s unbelievable what is happening to California. The state with the best weather but yet, socioeconomic dysfunction permeates.

Anonymous
1 month ago

They dont build new housing — we’re likely going to have the same problem in Miami as soon as we go to up-zone the next large swaths of land. The Not In My Backyard people get louder year by year here.

Anonymous
1 month ago

I think Cali’s issues are alot more complicated than zoning.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Lack of adult governance, for one.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Zoning is an easy whipping boy because so many people don’t understand it. I mean, London and Hong Kong have no zoning but look at their housing prices.

Anonymous
1 month ago

london absolutely has zoning rules, local councils have the ability to deny applications. London also has restrictive considerations for things like right to light, and even right-to-views (eg. leadenhall building being adjusted to protect views of a cathedral from another pub location)

youre talking out of your ass mate

Anonymous
1 month ago

More complicated…true.
Government is the problem, not the solution.

Anonymous
1 month ago

The difference is Miami has a huge real estate development culture plus the state really doesn’t have the history or extreme leftist learnings that have prevented other states from developing.

Anonymous
1 month ago

^
wtf?

Anonymous
1 month ago

The new coding that I think was proposed and not yet approved areas near existing or future the metro lines to allow for higher density is going to be huge.

Melo is chad and sigma
1 month ago

Its because California state and local governments don’t create tangibles, only cater to the vocal fringe. Like how they’re banning generators and gas operated landscaping equipment.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Just like Miami Beach is doing with gas powered leaf blowers.

Anonymous
1 month ago

They are both home to a certain kind of liberal hivemind.

Anonymous
1 month ago

I can just betcha those quiet areas where uber rich but now dead – Rush Limblah – used to live and now home to uber rich – Donald Duck Trump – is one big “conservative hivemind.”

Anonymous
1 month ago

You would be surprised how wrong you are.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Where liberal hivemind reads civilized people who care about the environment.

Anonymous
1 month ago

They don’t actually care, it’s simply platitudes and virtue signaling so that people other than themselves have to change their ways.

Anonymous
24 days ago

Amen!

Anonymous
1 month ago

…they just don’t care if you take a dump on the sidewalk.

Anonymous
1 month ago

^
Like when some Cons left piles of shite on the floor in the Capitol Building in Wa DC when they stormed it on Jan 6?

Anonymous
1 month ago

Civilized people who care about the environment, but ignore China and India.

Anonymous
1 month ago

It’s not even liberal, it’s leftist with a strong odor of authoritarian.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Are you talking about Trump?!

Anonymous
1 month ago

Actually that’s how Miami eclipsed Miami beach since the early 2000’s. Back in the 80s when people spoke of Miami they meant Miami beach. Today Miami beach is little changed due to zoning laws, while Miami developed into a world class city.

Ciparoo
1 month ago

I think Miami Beach is quite happy with how things have played out

Anonymous
1 month ago

Which is why they just changed the closing hours for bars? Uh-huh.

Anonymous
1 month ago

was going to say exactly this. I dont think there’s a problem with having a metropolitan downtown and a beach town that isn’t its own overgrown metropolis…

Miami Beach is splendid for getting away from the city of Miami’s urbanization. If it gets overbuilt, you’re going to have such excessive density that residents of Miami-Dade would be basically blocked out from visiting their own beach

Anonymous
1 month ago

^
Wtf?

Anonymous
1 month ago

Well, a state of almost 40 million vs a city of 92,000 are two completely different beasts.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Man, If only CA hadn’t banned gas powered leaf blowers. Maybe they wouldn’t have lost so many people.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Maybe if certain cities in California wouldn’t have been the place to be more than any other state in this country and people would’ve just looked at them like they used to look at Florida – someplace to retire.

Anonymous
1 month ago

That’s because an hour of using the best-selling gas leaf blower emits as much smog-forming pollution as a 2016 Toyota Camry does driving for 1100 miles.

Anonymous
1 month ago

How many people per day are stuck in traffic 2016 Toyota Camrys at the same time versus yard work that doesn’t take more than ten minutes?

Anonymous
1 month ago

my brother just got back from LA, the days were 53 degrees and raining.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Right, I guess you will be alarmed and amazed too at what happens to India if there is a report that 500k humans left. How will poor California survive…mmm. This pity from nitwits in a state that up until like 5 yrs ago couldn’t afford to provide 3 jobs that paid 6 figures annually at any given time. LoL. What a joke. Now they think they are a standing empire killing it for thousands of years. Country bumpkins!

Anonymous
1 month ago
Anonymous
1 month ago

Our already awful traffic, has gotten worse. Even in the “low” traffic suburbs. We need public trains that go to the suburbs to help alleviate congestion. Even if it has to be built parallel to i-95.

Anonymous
1 month ago

We’re turning into the next LA! High housing costs, no transit, and bad housing policies!

Anonymous
1 month ago

Worse. Along with buses, Los Angeles has 6 rail lines and 2 BRT lines. They are expanding to 10 rail and 3 BRT plus 2 streetcars in the next 30 years.

Anonymous
1 month ago

LA is only able actually to do it because they won an Olympic bid, otherwise it’ll be like the state’s disaster of HSR.

CA is well run
1 month ago

Can’t be turning into LA. FL has a much better govt than CA.
Crowded, Yes, traffic yes, cleaner, safer and less taxes than CA also yes.

Anonymous
1 month ago

I agree the congestion is getting unbearable, but heavy rail is not feasible. Folks better start thinking out of the box on this one.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Look, everybody don’t want to ride on a scooter down the street like you.

Ciparoo
1 month ago

Yuck plz don’t build parallel to 95, that defeats the whole purpose of trains.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Um, Tri-Rail runs parallel to I-95 though most suburbs (i.e., Broward and Palm Beach Counties).

Anonymous
1 month ago

imagine if south Miami still had the rail line that runs through it, which has been left dormant for 30 odd years. we could have had passenger rail going to people’s neighborhoods

but i guess we’ll turn it into a park or something instead, which isn’t a total loss, but really not too forward looking

Ciparoo
1 month ago

I guess that’s why i’ve never been on tri-rail

Anonymous
1 month ago

Thank you Ron DeSantis!

Or should I be thanking the horrible leaders in the three loser states of California (-367,299), New York (-352,185) and Illinois (-122,460)? Ouch.

Anonymous
1 month ago

California’s GDP is 3 times that of Florida, despite only have 2 times the population.

Anonymous
1 month ago

that GDP number has little impact on the quality of life of the average California family

Anonymous
1 month ago

Except the fact the quality of life is much, much higher in CA than many parts of FL.

Anonymous
1 month ago

I disagree. Unless you’re talking about wealthy enclaves. It is a middle-class struggle in CA.

Anonymous
1 month ago

The middle class is struggling all over the U.S.. The rich, and the
poor get government handout!

Anonymous
1 month ago

Yea, great quality of life with crime running rampant there. You can’t even park your car to go inside the grocery store without a smash and grab.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Neither state is monolithic. Apparently Skid Row is growing by leaps and bounds in L.A. Meanwhile, the unwillingness to prosecute and lack of support for police has created a downward spiral in even very good neighborhoods throughout the state.

Anonymous
1 month ago

People getting mugged on Melrose and Hollywood blvd in broad daylight. In San Fran, car break ins are so frequent people are resorting to leaving doors open to show there are no valuables in the car hence preventing a break in. Shall I go on? There’s crime here but no where NEAR Cali levels, despite having a third less total GDP.

CA is well run
1 month ago

I must say watching people take a dump in the street in San Fran made me want to move there along being able to take merchandise from stores without fear of prosecution.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Yes, because living in the state with the 3rd lowest minimum wage in the union is a good quality of life. Most of them are moving to Florida but work remotely making the kind of salaries we can only dream of. Soon all the Desantis suburban wannabees will be priced out and forced to move out to Opa Locka.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Ocala*

Anonymous
1 month ago

Taking your typo into consideration, good if they consider Opa Locka. You know… cities and neighborhoods that need investment yet so many believe they are entitled to live in Brickell at Hialeah prices.

Anonymous
1 month ago

florida does n’t have the third lowest minum wage in the usa, get your facts right.

Ciparoo
1 month ago

Didn’t FL just raise minimum wage to $15/hr? Also pretty sure that the federal minimum wage is lower than most if not all state minimum wages

CA is well run
1 month ago

You can do the same type of work “they” do.

Connor
1 month ago

So, CA had an economic boom through the 80’s and 90’s. It was the place to be. Not so much anymore. Florida is booming now. Why are so many Floridians so ANTI-FLORIDA? Florida haters are becoming a small minority but man our they loud!

Anonymous
1 month ago

CA was a dream until demographic change and progressivism accelerated in the 80s and 90s. Cali was a Republican state until the 90s. I don’t think this is a coincidence.

CA is well run
1 month ago

Yes indeed! I’m glad someone is paying attention. Queen Nancy is trying to make the nation like her swamp.

Anonymous
1 month ago

^
You mean like how Trump turned Pence into his little “beitch!.”

Anonymous
1 month ago

That’s the legacy of a California that used to be. Current management is driving out companies and people. It takes time to turn an oil tanker, but they’re certainly doing their best to offset tremendous natural and historic advantages.

Anonymous
1 month ago

MUH APPLE!

Anonymous
24 days ago

True… Google, Apple etc.
I was just in San Jose heart of silicon valley and the quality of life is s**”t there. If you have a mid level job in a big tech your rent is almost unaffordable and let’s not talk of human feces everywhere…

Anonymous
1 month ago

Literally stop choking on DeSantis long enough to discuss something other than politics. Republicans love to deep throat Trump and DeSantis.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Stop with the ghey tropes.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Lmao

Anonymous
1 month ago

You can thank Ron DeSantis all you want but I know you’re still mad because Trump lost to Biden.

Anonymous
1 month ago

I think most Americans are at this point, based on the latest Marist poll.

Anonymous
1 month ago

81m votes…..hahahahahaha

Anonymous
1 month ago

Lots of dead ones

Anonymous
1 month ago

Vacant lots and ballot box stuffing in supervisor of election offices at blue strongholds of swing states, too.

Anonymous
1 month ago

^
Yeah.. so many excuses for losing.. but Trump sure didn’t use any excuse when he went around the country bragging about beating a girl, Hillary Clinton, in 2016.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Rent free

Anonymous
1 month ago

Funny if the election was held again most polls show Trump would win, Biden is doing an amazing job! Then again the media did everything in their power to prevent the country from seeing how bad Biden was so naturally plenty of people feel duped. Dems already know Biden isn’t running again sounds like a real winner……

Anonymous
1 month ago

Thanks to them Florida, Texas, and Arizona will be the next three blue states.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Not according to the voter rolls, where Republicans are poised to outnumber Democrats for the first time since Reconstruction.

Anonymous
1 month ago

I don’t want more people coming. We are too many already

Anonymous
1 month ago

Then help your cause… move!

Anonymous
1 month ago

“Thank you Ron DeSantis”, can I leak your ass!

Anonymous
1 month ago

Yeah.. as soon as you take your mouth off his dik!

Anonymous
1 month ago

Florida’s population had already hit over 20 million people before DeSantis got elected governor in 2019.

I guess DeSantis gets credit for that also?

Anonymous
1 month ago

As long as they don’t vote blue like they did back home.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Don’t worry.. you can move to lousianna or Messedupsippi.. you’ll always be accepted in those states.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Keep dreaming loser. Right because every American living in Britain or France hates America. Is that it? You cannot move or leave a location unless you hate it? Go back to school so you can beg for a job from a Californian or NYer. You wouldn’t know what innovation or creativity was if you saw it plastered on a chicken sandwich. Good luck trying to create something while you bash others. Keep the same energy whenever production ‘moves’ from the US to Asia. Dumbazzes.

Tom
1 month ago

Urban development is the best development it’s the opposite of sprawl, as we all know sprawl invariably destroys our natural world…… thank you urban developers !

Anonymous
1 month ago

Hmm, it seems as if every single article at TNM now has a comment section that is dominated by endless political bickering. Yawn. Carry on…

Anonymous
1 month ago

^
That’s because the right is furious that their fuhrer didn’t get reelected even after they stormed the Capital Building in WA DC, Trump’s over 60 court appearances, and months of
close inspections of voting ballots in Arizona.

DWNTWNR
1 month ago

A bit misleading to emphasize the point of in-migration over net migration. Net migration for Florida is only 17% of total in-migration, but sure, let’s pretend we are exploding at the seams with in-migration.

Anonymous
1 month ago

many of the people moving here are liberal so eventually…

Anonymous
1 month ago

CA sux..1 room apt in SF area $3k to rent, they’ve lost it. Same in NY, IL and all liberal sh*tholes. Those who voted for them in those states, enjoy.

Anonymous
1 month ago

FLA has it’s own Mason-Dixon-line.. you can always move to somewhere in north Florida.

Anonymous
1 month ago

DeSantis is disloyal to Trump.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Trump is disloyal to everyone.. just ask Micheal Cohen.

Anonymous
1 month ago

I love these headlines and the people celebrating them. High population growth + stagnant wages+ republican gov’t defunding key safety net programs= F***** Florida. You think California’s homeless crisis is bad? The mean wage in that state is $20,000 higher than Florida, and the median wage is $10,000 higher. You ain’t seen nothing yet.

Connor
1 month ago

I hope you find happiness.

Melo is chad and sigma
1 month ago

Bless their hearts

Anonymous
1 month ago

Republicans aren’t capable of thinking about downstream impacts until it actually negatively impacts them.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Wow! Love how some many people are moving to red states fleeing blue, clearly the dims are the delusional ones.

Anonymous
1 month ago

People have been moving around in this country long before you were born.

Anonymous
1 month ago

It is called conquering you dummy. LoL. wow. Celebrating influx of the colonialists are we? lol. Tell me one thing Repubs ever build. They focus on destroying. That is easy. You don’t even need to rise out of bed to do what they do. Their imagination stops at ‘tax cut’. That’s great but please propose something else since the past 40yrs and into the next 40…waiting. And of course the country expects nothing from them so they get a pass while the Mom party gets blamed for cooking and serving the meal but waaaaah…not enough salt they say.

Anonymous
1 month ago

^
Don’t forget how these polluting companies get them to overturn regulations.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Heck, you’re talking about people in a party who can’t comprehend how they embarrassed this country on TV and why they got arrested for it when they stormed the Capital Building in Wa DC on Jan 6.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Yes that’s why Joe is “fixing” everything now….

Anonymous
1 month ago

He is trying to. If the right had their way, the infrastructure here would be crumbling. Big business cannot be trusted to do the right thing without oversight. Who is watching the watchers?

Anonymous
1 month ago

So, trickle-down economics, as in “downsteam impacts,” works?

Anonymous
1 month ago

We will as usual do nothing. We’ll just stand in Obama’s way when he tries to do anything.

– Mitch McConnell

Anonymous
1 month ago

Reeeeeee. So GTFO.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Then by all means please move. We can do without you and your type around here.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Ok Karen

Anonymous
1 month ago

Now you wanna kick me out like the DACCA kids.

Anonymous
1 month ago

You lie about defunding safety net programs while praising Commiefornia in the same paragraph. Lel.

Anonymous
1 month ago

the right is the party of authoritarianism since 2016.

Anonymous
1 month ago

… and then in 2016, the Repub party turned into the “Don Trump Party.”