• The topic of rent
Rent in California, or the price of a house to purchase, is much higher than for those in Texas. The cost of living in general is much higher for those wishing to live in California. If you want to see if your funds can afford to live in California, check out websites like www.rent.com, www.apartment.com or www.craigslist.com to see if you can afford the rent for a nice home in a nice location in California. If you can't get a job in California, don't even bother attempting to move. You need to be in a stable job with a stable home environment before you seriously contemplate the move.
• The actual cost
Give that your financial background isn't provided with this question, it is difficult to say whether you would be able to survive in your move to California. It has been said that to buy a house in California, it's going to be incredibly costly, with a median price of around $300,000 in Southern California. This, along with the fact that gas prices and the general cost of living is much more steep over there, may result in you going hungry and losing a lot of weight upon your move to California.
• Do your research
Get in touch with people in the know about making a move across states. They will be able to help you find the cheapest alternatives to the ridiculous prices that you will encounter for moving. This will probably be your only hope in moving to California, unless you have a considerable amount of income flowing in.