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Reality Check: CT Residents Are Heading For The Exit

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Fresh data from the U.S. Census Bureau shows that without an influx of new international residents over the last few years, we would be in worse shape.

See all the population change numbers here.

Here\’s a look at net migration to and from Connecticut. We\’ve grown by 16,250 over the last two years, according to census estimates.


Here\’s a look at the overall population change from 2010 to 2012:


@debpolun tweets to point out that Governing magazine has a blog post that uses census estimates from the last year to track where folks are moving. While Florida and its low taxes remained a popular destination, the high-tax state of New York was the most desirable for those getting the heck out. So much for fleeing the high cost of Connecticut.