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Highway Statistics 2007

Licensed Drivers by Sex and Ratio to Population - 2007 1/

December 2008
Table DL-1C

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STATE LICENSED DRIVERS RATIO--LICENSED DRIVERS/PRIVATE AND COMMERCIAL MOTOR VEHICLES REGISTERED POPULATION 3/ DRIVERS
MALE DRIVERS PERCENT MALE DRIVERS OF TOTAL FEMALE DRIVERS PERCEN T FEMALE DRIVERS OF TOTAL TOTAL DRIVERS TOTAL RESIDENT DRIVING AGE (16 AND OVER)  PER 1,000 PER 1,000
MALE FEMALE TOTAL TOTAL RESIDENT POPULATION DRIVING AGE POPULATION
Alabama  1,806,697 48.94 1,885,065 51.06 3,691,762 0.80 4,627,851 1,736,258 1,901,616 3,637,874 798 1,015
Alaska  2/ 262,999 53.10 232,250 46.90 495,249 0.74 683,478 272,953 251,373 524,326 725 945
Arizona  2,080,017 50.08 2,073,722 49.92 4,153,739 0.96 6,338,755 2,412,870 2,438,039 4,850,909 655 856
Arkansas 2/ 1,011,620 49.44 1,034,419 50.56 2,046,039 1.03 2,834,797 1,072,714 1,143,120 2,215,834 722 923
California 11,999,307 51.13 11,468,145 48.87 23,467,452 0.70 36,553,215 14,045,300 14,238,142 28,283,442 642 830
Colorado 2/ 1,792,470 51.17 1,710,239 48.83 3,502,709 2.10 4,861,515 1,909,164 1,893,448 3,802,612 720 921
Connecticut 1,413,143 49.61 1,435,459 50.39 2,848,602 0.95 3,502,309 1,339,265 1,444,839 2,784,104 813 1,023
Delaware 304,455 48.75 320,017 51.25 624,472 0.74 864,764 326,761 356,778 683,539 722 914
Dist. of Col. 2/ 194,814 49.17 201,379 50.83 396,193 1.93 588,292 226,806 261,089 487,895 673 812
Florida  6,964,096 49.26 7,174,750 50.74 14,138,846 0.88 18,251,243 7,145,851 7,547,514 14,693,365 775 962
Georgia  2,952,451 48.13 3,181,847 51.87 6,134,298 0.73 9,544,750 3,544,201 3,752,606 7,296,807 643 841
Hawaii 450,762 52.24 412,141 47.76 862,903 0.89 1,283,388 514,926 516,606 1,031,532 672 837
Idaho 517,753 50.39 509,749 49.61 1,027,502 0.82 1,499,402 569,009 568,703 1,137,712 685 903
Illinois 2/ 4,043,868 49.38 4,146,155 50.62 8,190,023 0.85 12,852,548 4,887,857 5,138,699 10,026,556 637 817
Indiana  2,124,324 49.30 2,184,521 50.70 4,308,845 0.89 6,345,289 2,409,079 2,534,804 4,943,883 679 872
Iowa  1,028,380 49.12 1,065,269 50.88 2,093,649 0.63 2,988,046 1,154,532 1,208,261 2,362,793 701 886
Kansas 1,002,772 49.69 1,015,447 50.31 2,018,219 0.84 2,775,997 1,061,467 1,099,592 2,161,059 727 934
Kentucky  1,451,596 49.49 1,481,670 50.51 2,933,266 0.84 4,241,474 1,625,094 1,730,398 3,355,492 692 874
Louisiana  1,473,167 48.56 1,560,799 51.44 3,033,966 0.79 4,293,204 1,599,663 1,742,476 3,342,139 707 908
Maine 2/ 501,401 49.65 508,379 50.35 1,009,780 0.96 1,317,207 518,880 556,214 1,075,094 767 939
Maryland  1,810,321 48.43 1,927,526 51.57 3,737,847 0.84 5,618,344 2,109,875 2,316,079 4,425,954 665 845
Massachusetts  2,337,545 49.74 2,361,756 50.26 4,699,301 0.89 6,449,755 2,486,246 2,710,406 5,196,652 729 904
Michigan  3,477,277 49.26 3,581,678 50.74 7,058,955 0.88 10,071,822 3,865,608 4,069,224 7,934,832 701 890
Minnesota  1,590,524 50.51 1,558,585 49.49 3,149,109 0.67 5,197,621 2,020,423 2,068,677 4,089,100 606 770
Mississippi  921,226 47.81 1,005,743 52.19 1,926,969 0.97 2,918,785 1,066,444 1,173,174 2,239,618 660 860
Missouri  2,049,929 49.25 2,112,028 50.75 4,161,957 0.85 5,878,415 2,230,759 2,394,612 4,625,371 708 900
Montana   373,562 50.77 362,191 49.23 735,753 0.80 957,861 381,372 385,256 766,628 768 960
Nebraska  667,586 50.17 663,112 49.83 1,330,698 0.78 1,774,571 678,130 702,424 1,380,554 750 964
Nevada  863,558 51.97 798,030 48.03 1,661,588 1.19 2,565,382 1,004,445 972,521 1,976,966 648 840
New Hampshire  515,482 50.22 511,064 49.78 1,026,546 0.88 1,315,828 516,679 539,842 1,056,521 780 972
New Jersey  2,848,602 49.27 2,933,553 50.73 5,782,155 0.95 8,685,920 3,318,995 3,551,041 6,870,036 666 842
New Mexico  676,523 49.55 688,726 50.45 1,365,249 0.88 1,969,915 747,492 781,124 1,528,616 693 893
New York  5,907,259 51.96 5,462,021 48.04 11,369,280 1.01 19,297,729 7,385,950 8,049,622 15,435,572 589 737
North Carolina 3,164,898 49.58 3,218,644 50.42 6,383,542 1.03 9,061,032 3,421,771 3,673,505 7,095,276 705 900
North Dakota  237,760 50.51 232,971 49.49 470,731 0.68 639,715 257,180 257,605 514,785 736 914
Ohio  3,864,340 48.45 4,111,434 51.55 7,975,774 0.75 11,466,917 4,356,065 4,694,021 9,050,086 696 881
Oklahoma 1,044,822 45.76 1,238,356 54.24 2,283,178 0.73 3,617,316 1,378,981 1,442,759 2,821,740 631 809
Oregon  1,431,685 50.64 1,395,503 49.36 2,827,188 0.94 3,747,455 1,474,263 1,515,069 2,989,332 754 946
Pennsylvania 4,281,190 49.78 4,319,501 50.22 8,600,691 0.88 12,432,792 4,806,346 5,195,707 10,002,053 692 860
Rhode Island  367,529 49.41 376,264 50.59 743,793 0.95 1,057,832 407,833 446,683 854,516 703 870
South Carolina  1,500,955 48.00 1,625,935 52.00 3,126,890 0.90 4,407,709 1,669,867 1,805,945 3,475,812 709 900
South Dakota 294,381 50.02 294,165 49.98 588,546 0.70 796,214 308,169 314,658 622,827 739 945
Tennessee  2,149,345 48.56 2,276,536 51.44 4,425,881 0.84 6,156,719 2,342,807 2,514,638 4,857,445 719 911
Texas 7,598,184 50.04 7,585,939 49.96 15,184,123 0.86 23,904,380 8,903,578 9,091,093 17,994,671 635 844
Utah  831,555 50.34 820,235 49.66 1,651,790 0.72 2,645,330 958,671 953,924 1,912,595 624 864
Vermont  267,519 50.05 266,976 49.95 534,495 0.96 621,254 247,729 260,347 508,076 860 1,052
Virginia  2,561,154 48.70 2,698,358 51.30 5,259,512 0.81 7,712,091 2,961,713 3,137,837 6,099,550 682 862
Washington  2,526,404 51.77 2,353,301 48.23 4,879,705 0.86 6,468,424 2,531,529 2,586,071 5,117,600 754 954
West Virginia  676,171 49.77 682,358 50.23 1,358,529 0.99 1,812,035 713,204 758,771 1,471,975 750 923
Wisconsin   2,046,473 50.33 2,019,800 49.67 4,066,273 0.82 5,601,640 2,192,385 2,251,422 4,443,807 726 915
Wyoming   205,085 51.49 193,198 48.51 398,283 0.63 522,830 208,232 204,447 412,679 762 965
Total 102,464,936 49.80 103,276,909 50.20 205,741,845 0.85 301,621,157 115,325,391 121,142,821 236,468,212 682 870

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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