Florida statistics signal rise in California residents moving to the Sunshine State

Former Californians turning in their driver’s licenses as part of a move to Florida suggest a pickup this year in the number of people moving from the Golden State to the Sunshine State.

The number of Californians getting Florida driver’s licenses in 2019 was 18,103, according to data that the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles shared with me Wednesday. The number of Californians getting Florida licenses dipped slightly in 2020 to 17,524 as the pandemic may have put some moves…