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LICENSED DRIVERS BY SEX AND RATIO TO POPULATION - 2005

OCTOBER 2006 Table DL-1C
STATE LICENSED DRIVERS RATIO--LICENSED
DRIVERS/PRIVATE AND
COMMERCIAL MOTOR
VEHICLES REGISTERED
POPULATION 3/ DRIVERS
MALE
DRIVERS
PERCENT
MALE DRIVERS
OF TOTAL
FEMALE
DRIVERS
PERCENT
FEMALE DRIVERS
OF TOTAL
TOTAL
DRIVERS
TOTAL
RESIDENT
DRIVING AGE (16 AND OVER) PER 1,000
TOTAL RESIDENT
POPULATION
PER 1,000
DRIVING AGE
POPULATION
MALE FEMALE TOTAL
Alabama 1/ 1,787,255 49.14 1,850,159 50.86 3,637,414 0.81 4,557,808 1,719,245 1,876,140 3,595,385 798 1,012
Alaska 2/ 258,834 53.19 227,748 46.81 486,582 0.73 663,661 257,891 240,222 498,113 733 977
Arizona 1,972,953 50.03 1,970,227 49.97 3,943,180 1.00 5,939,292 2,249,863 2,275,222 4,525,085 664 871
Arkansas 1/ 2/ 1,003,935 49.59 1,020,531 50.41 2,024,466 1.06 2,779,154 1,057,638 1,124,153 2,181,791 728 928
California 1/ 11,755,412 51.34 11,140,553 48.66 22,895,965 0.72 36,132,147 13,620,667 13,870,759 27,491,426 634 833
Colorado 1/ 2/ 1,713,725 51.29 1,627,550 48.71 3,341,275 1.89 4,665,177 1,816,430 1,795,696 3,612,126 716 925
Connecticut 1/ 1,359,639 49.62 1,380,631 50.38 2,740,270 0.91 3,510,297 1,329,207 1,445,801 2,775,008 781 987
Delaware 298,324 48.87 312,082 51.13 610,406 0.84 843,524 322,388 347,896 670,284 724 911
Dist. of Col. 1/ 162,247 49.11 168,116 50.89 330,363 1.46 550,521 209,269 238,838 448,107 600 737
Florida 1/ 6,677,798 49.93 6,695,902 50.07 13,373,700 0.87 17,789,864 6,882,622 7,307,610 14,190,232 752 942
Georgia 1/ 2,868,719 48.30 3,070,794 51.70 5,939,513 0.75 9,072,576 3,411,316 3,556,070 6,967,386 655 852
Hawaii 450,028 52.56 406,135 47.44 856,163 0.92 1,275,194 498,917 509,571 1,008,488 671 849
Idaho 492,296 50.31 486,154 49.69 978,450 0.72 1,429,096 547,255 551,087 1,098,342 685 891
Illinois 1/ 2/ 3,884,291 49.35 3,986,581 50.65 7,870,872 0.84 12,763,371 4,799,931 5,083,765 9,883,696 617 796
Indiana 1/ 2/ 2,094,197 49.32 2,151,992 50.68 4,246,189 0.87 6,271,973 2,359,604 2,489,968 4,849,572 677 876
Iowa 1/ 998,544 49.11 1,034,873 50.89 2,033,417 0.61 2,966,334 1,159,288 1,218,764 2,378,052 685 855
Kansas 982,708 49.78 991,530 50.22 1,974,238 0.84 2,744,687 1,056,789 1,092,738 2,149,527 719 918
Kentucky 1,415,823 49.49 1,444,906 50.51 2,860,729 0.85 4,173,405 1,604,985 1,700,235 3,305,220 685 866
Louisiana 1/ 1,505,999 48.84 1,577,517 51.16 3,083,516 0.82 4,523,628 1,681,709 1,828,135 3,509,844 682 879
Maine 2/ 498,447 49.65 505,525 50.35 1,003,972 0.95 1,321,505 522,536 559,089 1,081,625 760 928
Maryland 1/ 1,804,161 48.63 1,905,433 51.37 3,709,594 0.87 5,600,388 2,080,288 2,280,083 4,360,371 662 851
Massachusetts 1/ 2,319,365 50.28 2,293,464 49.72 4,612,829 0.86 6,398,743 2,441,453 2,669,613 5,111,066 721 903
Michigan 1/ 3,517,250 49.50 3,588,022 50.50 7,105,272 0.88 10,120,860 3,835,001 4,059,476 7,894,477 702 900
Minnesota 1/ 1,561,298 50.63 1,522,459 49.37 3,083,757 0.67 5,132,799 1,994,022 2,058,344 4,052,366 601 761
Mississippi 1/ 1,001,084 50.93 964,380 49.07 1,965,464 1.01 2,921,088 1,079,938 1,178,336 2,258,274 673 870
Missouri 1/ 2,038,170 49.29 2,097,224 50.71 4,135,394 0.91 5,800,310 2,215,243 2,371,925 4,587,168 713 902
Montana 1/ 363,549 50.81 351,963 49.19 715,512 0.73 935,670 375,397 382,541 757,938 765 944
Nebraska 1/ 663,521 50.24 657,096 49.76 1,320,617 0.79 1,758,787 674,698 702,860 1,377,558 751 959
Nevada 830,321 52.01 766,032 47.99 1,596,353 1.21 2,414,807 943,587 914,450 1,858,037 661 859
New Hampshire 1/ 500,821 50.17 497,393 49.83 998,214 0.86 1,309,940 509,923 535,842 1,045,765 762 955
New Jersey 1/ 2,889,468 49.22 2,981,252 50.78 5,870,720 0.96 8,717,925 3,269,532 3,531,453 6,800,985 673 863
New Mexico 1/ 645,531 49.48 659,190 50.52 1,304,721 0.87 1,928,384 729,822 767,807 1,497,629 677 871
New York 1/ 5,752,257 51.95 5,319,654 48.05 11,071,911 0.95 19,254,630 7,271,781 7,963,658 15,235,439 575 727
North Carolina 3,113,874 50.00 3,113,943 50.00 6,227,817 1.03 8,683,242 3,297,086 3,479,421 6,776,507 717 919
North Dakota 1/ 235,508 50.46 231,193 49.54 466,701 0.69 636,677 256,714 261,295 518,009 733 901
Ohio 1/ 3,727,005 48.35 3,980,837 51.65 7,707,842 0.74 11,464,042 4,345,875 4,685,803 9,031,678 672 853
Oklahoma 1,025,818 45.92 1,208,296 54.08 2,234,114 0.61 3,547,884 1,365,946 1,427,392 2,793,338 630 800
Oregon 1/ 1,364,802 50.68 1,328,146 49.32 2,692,948 0.95 3,641,056 1,426,214 1,463,980 2,890,194 740 932
Pennsylvania 4,220,086 49.88 4,240,444 50.12 8,460,530 0.87 12,429,616 4,768,133 5,194,254 9,962,387 681 849
Rhode Island 369,385 49.48 377,080 50.52 746,465 0.93 1,076,189 409,530 450,463 859,993 694 868
South Carolina 1,437,073 48.10 1,550,520 51.90 2,987,593 0.91 4,255,083 1,609,960 1,737,894 3,347,854 702 892
South Dakota 282,315 49.86 283,940 50.14 566,255 0.68 775,933 300,968 310,017 610,985 730 927
Tennessee 1/ 2,131,294 48.97 2,220,574 51.03 4,351,868 0.89 5,962,959 2,289,730 2,443,248 4,732,978 730 919
Texas 7,371,617 50.29 7,287,773 49.71 14,659,390 0.86 22,859,968 8,502,002 8,708,144 17,210,146 641 852
Utah 1/ 807,016 50.45 792,498 49.55 1,599,514 0.73 2,469,585 897,239 906,007 1,803,246 648 887
Vermont 1/ 282,168 50.10 280,994 49.90 563,162 1.13 623,050 248,034 260,738 508,772 904 1,107
Virginia 1/ 2,531,610 48.89 2,646,546 51.11 5,178,156 0.80 7,567,465 2,897,396 3,053,143 5,950,539 684 870
Washington 1/ 2,417,053 51.63 2,264,874 48.37 4,681,927 0.85 6,287,759 2,468,271 2,511,549 4,979,820 745 940
West Virginia 1/ 662,202 49.88 665,367 50.12 1,327,569 1.02 1,816,856 717,449 762,859 1,480,308 731 897
Wisconsin 1/ 2,009,007 50.31 1,984,341 49.69 3,993,348 0.86 5,536,201 2,160,186 2,240,584 4,400,770 721 907
Wyoming  196,342 51.30 186,393 48.70 382,735 0.61 509,294 205,309 204,473 409,782 752 934
Total 100,252,145 49.99 100,296,827 50.01 200,548,972 0.85 296,410,404 112,694,277 118,629,411 231,323,688 677 867

Footnotes

1/ Include restricted drivers and graduated driver licenses.

2/ Age and/or sex segregation estimated by FHWA.

3/ Source: Bureau of the Census.


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