Besides all of the growing, dynamic areas of the south are yankeefied anyway. Anglo-Celtic evangelicals will never be the dominant class in anything outside of the military.
Most of the job creation in the first decade of the 21st century took place in exurbia. IBM and the financial sector weren’t establishing branches in psycho cities to hire headbangers and gang-bangers. Granholm tried to invigorate Detroit with her idiotic “Cool Cities” scam, and it failed miserably. Companies follow the population groups that can best fill out critical positions to help the company profit and grow. That means hiring individuals with families. Boeing moving to South Carolina is one example of a company abandoning a dying, leftist city and seeking out a population that can help the bottom line.
There’s a lot of myth being propagated by the commies who want to force individuals into ant hill cities.