Skip to contentUnited States Department of Transportation - Federal Highway AdministrationSearch FHWAFeedback
Policy Information

Highway Statistics 2008

Licensed Drivers by Sex and Ratio to Population - 2008 1/

January 2010
Table DL-1C

Excel Version (122 kb)

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 PER 1,000
MALE FEMALE TOTAL TOTAL RESIDENT POPULATION DRIVING AGE POPULATION
Alabama 1,835,878 48.91 1,917,672 51.09 3,753,550 0.80 4,661,900 1,751,497 1,919,703 3,671,200 805 1,022
Alaska 2/ 267,442 53.15 235,720 46.85 503,162 0.74 686,293 276,547 251,858 528,405 733 952
Arizona 2,174,005 50.38 2,141,574 49.62 4,315,579 1.00 6,500,180 2,477,678 2,498,031 4,975,709 664 867
Arkansas 2/ 1,015,167 49.40 1,040,022 50.60 2,055,189 1.02 2,855,390 1,081,042 1,152,356 2,233,398 720 920
California 12,097,957 51.05 11,599,710 48.95 23,697,667 0.72 36,756,666 14,158,093 14,334,688 28,492,781 645 832
Colorado 2/ 1,844,973 51.17 1,760,709 48.83 3,605,682 2.29 4,939,456 1,941,739 1,923,374 3,865,113 730 933
Connecticut 1,430,864 49.63 1,452,460 50.37 2,883,324 0.94 3,501,252 1,342,591 1,445,880 2,788,471 824 1,034
Delaware 320,206 49.12 331,671 50.88 651,877 0.76 873,092 330,395 360,595 690,990 747 943
Dist. of Col. 2/ 183,556 49.11 190,179 50.89 373,735 1.76 591,833 229,301 263,505 492,806 631 758
Florida 6,875,435 48.99 7,158,409 51.01 14,033,844 0.87 18,328,340 7,195,393 7,600,695 14,796,088 766 948
Georgia 3,001,754 47.97 3,255,730 52.03 6,257,484 0.74 9,685,744 3,604,571 3,813,198 7,417,769 646 844
Hawaii 463,508 52.39 421,259 47.61 884,767 0.95 1,288,198 518,330 517,099 1,035,429 687 854
Idaho 522,818 50.35 515,496 49.65 1,038,314 0.80 1,523,816 578,412 578,349 1,156,761 681 898
Illinois 2/ 4,077,278 49.36 4,183,662 50.64 8,260,940 0.85 12,901,563 4,921,286 5,167,692 10,088,978 640 819
Indiana 2,784,718 50.17 2,765,751 49.83 5,550,469 0.97 6,376,792 2,425,274 2,549,621 4,974,895 870 1,116
Iowa 993,724 49.94 995,939 50.06 1,989,663 0.59 3,002,555 1,161,214 1,213,380 2,374,594 663 838
Kansas 1,004,066 49.66 1,017,839 50.34 2,021,905 0.84 2,802,134 1,073,734 1,107,171 2,180,905 722 927
Kentucky 1,449,560 49.43 1,483,099 50.57 2,932,659 0.82 4,269,245 1,632,737 1,745,831 3,378,568 687 868
Louisiana 1,450,040 48.36 1,548,122 51.64 2,998,162 0.77 4,410,796 1,640,453 1,792,163 3,432,616 680 873
Maine 2/ 499,414 49.64 506,643 50.36 1,006,057 0.96 1,316,456 520,268 557,509 1,077,777 764 933
Maryland 1,840,641 48.61 1,946,009 51.39 3,786,650 0.85 5,633,597 2,125,910 2,329,387 4,455,297 672 850
Massachusetts 2,320,723 49.65 2,353,335 50.35 4,674,058 0.89 6,497,967 2,513,295 2,732,060 5,245,355 719 891
Michigan 3,493,967 49.08 3,624,411 50.92 7,118,378 0.91 10,003,422 3,854,042 4,059,058 7,913,100 712 900
Minnesota 1,596,959 50.06 1,593,224 49.94 3,190,183 0.67 5,220,393 2,033,151 2,079,981 4,113,132 611 776
Mississippi 922,990 47.68 1,012,774 52.32 1,935,764 0.97 2,938,618 1,076,596 1,183,390 2,259,986 659 857
Missouri 2,065,693 49.22 2,130,989 50.78 4,196,682 0.87 5,911,605 2,248,155 2,411,275 4,659,430 710 901
Montana 375,276 50.78 363,706 49.22 738,982 0.82 967,440 385,516 389,148 774,664 764 954
Nebraska 675,980 50.21 670,426 49.79 1,346,406 0.79 1,783,432 681,768 705,641 1,387,409 755 970
Nevada 869,840 51.82 808,710 48.18 1,678,550 1.21 2,600,167 1,018,446 985,581 2,004,027 646 838
New Hampshire 517,122 50.15 514,036 49.85 1,031,158 0.86 1,315,809 518,264 542,023 1,060,287 784 973
New Jersey4/ 2,848,602 49.27 2,933,553 50.73 5,782,155 0.95 8,682,661 3,326,667 3,550,465 6,877,132 666 841
New Mexico4/ 676,523 49.55 688,726 50.45 1,365,249 0.89 1,984,356 751,962 787,537 1,539,499 688 887
New York 5,813,581 51.52 5,470,964 48.48 11,284,545 1.04 19,490,297 7,484,721 8,139,338 15,624,059 579 722
North Carolina 3,183,269 49.30 3,273,731 50.70 6,457,000 1.05 9,222,414 3,496,803 3,732,057 7,228,860 700 893
North Dakota 239,062 50.54 233,957 49.46 473,019 0.67 641,481 257,786 258,008 515,794 737 917
Ohio 3,847,505 48.32 4,114,761 51.68 7,962,266 0.74 11,485,910 4,376,954 4,708,203 9,085,157 693 876
Oklahoma 1,051,564 45.68 1,250,284 54.32 2,301,848 0.72 3,642,361 1,386,637 1,452,519 2,839,156 632 811
Oregon 1,442,662 50.51 1,413,423 49.49 2,856,085 0.94 3,790,060 1,491,511 1,533,963 3,025,474 754 944
Pennsylvania 4,300,394 49.74 4,345,879 50.26 8,646,273 0.84 12,448,279 4,826,166 5,207,634 10,033,800 695 862
Rhode Island 369,437 49.37 378,914 50.63 748,351 0.95 1,050,788 406,512 444,439 850,951 712 879
South Carolina 1,528,587 47.99 1,656,821 52.01 3,185,408 0.90 4,479,800 1,699,658 1,839,945 3,539,603 711 900
South Dakota 298,987 50.05 298,339 49.95 597,326 0.67 804,194 311,432 317,578 629,010 743 950
Tennessee 2,154,643 48.41 2,296,001 51.59 4,450,644 0.89 6,214,888 2,361,770 2,545,858 4,907,628 716 907
Texas 7,689,887 50.02 7,684,176 49.98 15,374,063 0.87 24,326,974 9,068,798 9,246,674 18,315,472 632 839
Utah 848,904 50.31 838,402 49.69 1,687,306 0.70 2,736,424 988,096 984,027 1,972,123 617 856
Vermont 271,089 50.02 270,901 49.98 541,990 0.95 621,270 248,524 261,358 509,882 872 1,063
Virginia 2,576,258 48.60 2,724,924 51.40 5,301,182 0.82 7,769,089 2,993,302 3,162,475 6,155,777 682 861
Washington 2,565,122 51.78 2,388,750 48.22 4,953,872 0.84 6,549,224 2,575,026 2,616,315 5,191,341 756 954
West Virginia 681,850 50.10 679,076 49.90 1,360,926 1.00 1,814,468 715,010 760,208 1,475,218 750 923
Wisconsin 2,049,900 50.29 2,025,864 49.71 4,075,764 0.83 5,627,967 2,207,541 2,265,376 4,472,917 724 911
Wyoming 208,782 51.62 195,707 48.38 404,489 0.63 532,668 211,757 207,505 419,262 759 965
Total 103,618,162 49.74 104,702,439 50.26 208,320,601 0.85 304,059,724 116,502,331 122,231,724 238,734,055 685 873

Excel files can be viewed with the Excel Viewer
PDF files can be viewed with the Acrobat® Reader®
Updated: 01/03/2012

FHWA
United States Department of Transportation - Federal Highway Administration