Despite wailing and moaning from the national media over its low taxes and pro-gun laws, a new national poll finds most Americans think Texas would be a great place for them to live.
The poll, conducted by Crosswind Media & Public Relations and Rasmussen Reports finds 45 percent of Americans have a positive view of Texas, including 27 percent with a “very positive” view of the state.
Only 31 percent have a negative view of Texas.
The polling seems to be proven by the number of Americans moving to the state from failed liberal states like California.
The poll also found 53 percent view Texas as a good place to start a business, with 28 percent calling it a “very good” place to start a business. Only 23 percent saw Texas as a bad place to start a business.
Rasmussen adds 52 percent see Texas as “a good place to raise a family. Only 32 percent disagreed.
The poll found only 38 percent of Americans think Texas is “moving in the wrong direction,” compared to the 70 percent who believe American is “moving in the wrong direction” in Rasmussen’s latest national tracking poll.
Along with its business and family-friendly attitude, most Americans see Texas as beating liberal states at their own game – diversity.
“Thirty-two percent (32%) think Texas is more culturally diverse than most U.S. states, while 21% believe Texas is less culturally diverse than other states, and 32% believe Texas is about the same as other states in terms of cultural diversity. Another 14% are not sure,” Rasmussen reports.
Indeed, with a non-Hispanic white population of just 39.7 percent, conservative Texas is more racially diverse than the United States at large, and more racially diverse than “woke” states like liberal Vermont, Massachusetts, Oregon, Illinois.
The state is also home to large immigrant populations from other countries, attracted by the thriving economy and conservative values.
Americans also see Texas as a strong and trusted consumer brand.
The poll also found 33 percent of Americans say “they are at least somewhat more likely to buy a product if it’s made in Texas,” compared to just 20 percent who say they’re less likely to buy Texas-made products.
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