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Highway Statistics 2008

State Motor-Vehicle Registrations - 2008 1/

December 2009
Table MV-1

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STATE MOTOR VEHICLES MOTORCYCLES
AUTOMOBILES BUSES TRUCKS ALL MOTOR VEHICLES PRIVATE AND COMMERCIAL AUTOMOBILES PER CAPITA
PRIVATE AND COMMERCIAL (INCLUDING TAXICABS) PUBLICLY OWNED 2/ TOTAL PRIVATE AND COMMERCIAL 3/ PUBLICLY OWNED 2/ TOTAL PRIVATE AND COMMERCIAL PUBLICLY OWNED 2/ TOTAL PRIVATE AND COMMERCIAL PUBLICLY OWNED 2/ TOTAL PRIVATE AND COMMERCIAL PUBLICLY OWNED 2/
Alabama 2,202,962 17,133 2,220,095 2,527 6,420 8,947 2,472,895 27,854 2,500,749 4,678,384 51,407 4,729,791 0.47 126,675 491
Alaska 239,938 2,712 242,650 2,265 498 2,763 434,895 10,448 445,343 677,098 13,658 690,756 0.35 27,931 15
Arizona 2,217,098 17,865 2,234,963 1,356 3,564 4,920 2,113,599 19,750 2,133,349 4,332,053 41,179 4,373,232 0.34 133,586 848
Arkansas 947,554 9,892 957,446 1,635 6,102 7,737 1,064,053 11,752 1,075,805 2,013,242 27,746 2,040,988 0.33 71,080 65
California 19,705,643 213,425 19,919,068 41,510 17,932 59,442 13,187,583 316,968 13,504,551 32,934,736 548,325 33,483,061 0.54 741,027 16,766
Colorado 724,053 10,612 734,665 1,722 4,071 5,793 850,165 27,596 877,761 1,575,940 42,279 1,618,219 0.15 118,391 95
Connecticut 4/ 2,006,656 11,805 2,018,461 9,880 910 10,790 1,034,745 29,748 1,064,493 3,051,281 42,463 3,093,744 0.57 65,475 370
Delaware 454,294 7,588 461,882 1,567 688 2,255 400,180 3,427 403,607 856,041 11,703 867,744 0.52 24,408 45
Dist. of Col. 166,898 4,357 171,255 2,598 430 3,028 42,572 6,944 49,516 212,068 11,731 223,799 0.28 1,100 378
Florida 8,063,718 116,744 8,180,462 5,024 45,663 50,687 8,060,271 170,505 8,230,776 16,129,013 332,912 16,461,925 0.44 667,087 6,347
Georgia 4,229,369 31,126 4,260,495 5,217 17,619 22,836 4,207,362 78,932 4,286,294 8,441,948 127,677 8,569,625 0.44 186,719 1,353
Hawaii 480,466 7,751 488,217 3,188 1,523 4,711 443,711 8,852 452,563 927,365 18,126 945,491 0.37 50,679 728
Idaho 528,544 6,367 534,911 1,334 2,597 3,931 764,618 14,773 779,391 1,294,496 23,737 1,318,233 0.35 64,163 267
Illinois 5,703,589 76,388 5,779,977 18,760 406 19,166 3,981,265 13,413 3,994,678 9,703,614 90,207 9,793,821 0.44 332,031 71
Indiana 5/ 3,109,865 25,746 3,135,611 9,531 23,858 33,389 2,632,056 46,490 2,678,546 5,751,452 96,094 5,847,546 0.49 204,402 569
Iowa 1,785,547 12,505 1,798,052 1,561 5,915 7,476 1,595,046 30,293 1,625,339 3,382,154 48,713 3,430,867 0.59 181,735 400
Kansas 875,757 8,282 884,039 1,323 2,618 3,941 1,540,569 20,219 1,560,788 2,417,649 31,119 2,448,768 0.31 84,259 343
Kentucky 1,945,936 26,598 1,972,534 1,413 12,992 14,405 1,608,240 8,869 1,617,109 3,555,589 48,459 3,604,048 0.46 64,995 7
Louisiana 1,900,021 57,241 1,957,262 15,721 6,755 22,476 1,972,410 27,040 1,999,450 3,888,152 91,036 3,979,188 0.43 68,496 592
Maine 555,374 6,519 561,893 523 3,158 3,681 493,874 15,017 508,891 1,049,771 24,694 1,074,465 0.42 54,540 132
Maryland 2,636,359 14,220 2,650,579 6,824 5,309 12,133 1,838,006 24,515 1,862,521 4,481,189 44,044 4,525,233 0.47 79,489 90
Massachusetts 3,214,737 21,319 3,236,056 10,565 676 11,241 2,034,623 46,429 2,081,052 5,259,925 68,424 5,328,349 0.49 153,444 -
Michigan 4,337,278 50,745 4,388,023 9,768 16,606 26,374 3,448,681 82,393 3,531,074 7,795,727 149,744 7,945,471 0.43 269,669 1,492
Minnesota 2,530,340 13,219 2,543,559 7,475 10,727 18,202 2,191,520 30,210 2,221,730 4,729,335 54,156 4,783,491 0.48 248,350 358
Mississippi 1,141,605 13,528 1,155,133 3,666 6,015 9,681 859,595 10,498 870,093 2,004,866 30,041 2,034,907 0.39 28,171 -
Missouri 2,612,681 7,878 2,620,559 3,749 6,908 10,657 2,216,069 18,491 2,234,560 4,832,499 33,277 4,865,776 0.44 99,025 56
Montana  369,364 6,393 375,757 988 1,480 2,468 528,769 19,981 548,750 899,121 27,854 926,975 0.38 112,324 119
Nebraska 801,716 14,799 816,515 1,401 5,811 7,212 910,233 22,668 932,901 1,713,350 43,278 1,756,628 0.45 43,407 334
Nevada 688,894 10,147 699,041 2,490 293 2,783 700,347 15,043 715,390 1,391,731 25,483 1,417,214 0.26 64,733 485
New Hampshire 4/ 645,573 4,557 650,130 1,584 394 1,978 548,811 13,036 561,847 1,195,968 17,987 1,213,955 0.49 80,689 -
New Jersey 4/ 5/ 3,784,092 42,903 3,826,995 18,839 4,448 23,287 2,282,884 113,716 2,396,600 6,085,815 161,067 6,246,882 0.44 163,429 595
New Mexico 676,336 16,079 692,415 2,303 1,185 3,488 848,925 24,943 873,868 1,527,564 42,207 1,569,771 0.34 46,882 294
New York 4/ 8,493,769 82,382 8,576,151 28,535 44,246 72,781 2,340,495 99,476 2,439,971 10,862,799 226,104 11,088,903 0.44 339,633 498
North Carolina 3,539,487 32,790 3,572,277 10,592 24,312 34,904 2,588,207 53,441 2,641,648 6,138,286 110,543 6,248,829 0.38 121,598 361
North Dakota 342,327 4,295 346,622 804 1,700 2,504 359,138 8,957 368,095 702,269 14,952 717,221 0.53 31,030 25
Ohio 6,344,543 68,520 6,413,063 22,919 24,693 47,612 4,383,359 89,135 4,472,494 10,750,821 182,348 10,933,169 0.55 368,957 1,405
Oklahoma 1,640,823 13,586 1,654,409 2,154 17,070 19,224 1,563,426 54,911 1,618,337 3,206,403 85,567 3,291,970 0.45 115,588 424
Oregon 1,433,133 30,056 1,463,189 4,896 10,637 15,533 1,592,602 34,349 1,626,951 3,030,631 75,042 3,105,673 0.38 102,287 1,002
Pennsylvania 4/ 6,035,192 51,072 6,086,264 30,979 8,949 39,928 4,168,585 71,631 4,240,216 10,234,756 131,652 10,366,408 0.48 397,466 1,265
Rhode Island 4/ 485,624 5,004 490,628 1,707 13 1,720 296,328 5,704 302,032 783,659 10,721 794,380 0.46 32,021 84
South Carolina 1,984,700 11,917 1,996,617 5,529 13,459 18,988 1,559,144 29,211 1,588,355 3,549,373 54,587 3,603,960 0.44 102,760 291
South Dakota 342,512 4,896 347,408 852 1,583 2,435 543,194 14,347 557,541 886,558 20,826 907,384 0.43 58,296 33
Tennessee 2,809,235 24,311 2,833,546 4,191 15,693 19,884 2,182,775 61,942 2,244,717 4,996,201 101,946 5,098,147 0.45 151,368 259
Texas 8,711,324 119,661 8,830,985 19,768 72,871 92,639 9,033,163 251,161 9,284,324 17,764,255 443,693 18,207,948 0.36 435,492 3,653
Utah 1,180,261 11,930 1,192,191 489 840 1,329 1,227,951 17,214 1,245,165 2,408,701 29,984 2,438,685 0.43 57,806 176
Vermont 303,645 3,045 306,690 646 1,229 1,875 266,610 6,291 272,901 570,901 10,565 581,466 0.49 28,284 1
Virginia 3,847,286 33,801 3,881,087 2,493 14,848 17,341 2,592,218 35,302 2,627,520 6,441,997 83,951 6,525,948 0.50 82,603 366
Washington 3,276,728 22,531 3,299,259 3,660 8,965 12,625 2,623,370 44,456 2,667,826 5,903,758 75,952 5,979,710 0.50 233,508 1,647
West Virginia 686,908 13,393 700,301 744 1,971 2,715 672,631 26,383 699,014 1,360,283 41,747 1,402,030 0.38 48,435 510
Wisconsin 2,643,143 16,019 2,659,162 9,561 4,503 14,064 2,278,997 46,680 2,325,677 4,931,701 67,202 4,998,903 0.47 310,439 663
Wyoming 254,948 6,346 261,294 1,015 2,314 3,329 384,132 15,286 399,418 640,095 23,946 664,041 0.48 30,502 93
Total 135,637,845 1,441,998 137,079,843 349,841 493,467 843,308 107,964,897 2,276,690 110,241,587 243,952,583 4,212,155 248,164,738 0.45 7,706,465 46,461
Puerto Rico 2,414,153 6,902 2,421,055 3,040 658 3,698 95,149 11,297 106,446 2,512,342 18,857 2,531,199 - 115,865  

1/ For additional details of publicly owned vehicles and of trucks, buses, and trailers registered, see tables MV-7, 9, 10, and 11, respectively. Where the registration year is not more than one month removed from the calendar year, registration-year data are given.
Where the registration year is more than one month removed, registrations are given for the calendar year.

2/ Includes Federal, State, county, and municipal vehicles. Vehicles owned by the military services are not included.

3/ The numbers of private and commercial buses given here are estimates by the Federal Highway Administration of the numbers in operation, rather than the registration counts of the States.

4/ The following farm trucks, registered at a nominal fee and restricted to use in the vicinity of the owner's farm, are not included in this table: Connecticut, 6,852; New Hampshire, 11,146; New Jersey, 8,823; New York, 33,135; Pennsylvania, 25,147; and Rhode Island, 1,440.

5/ State did not provide current data. Table displays 2007 private and commercial and state, county and municipal vehicles.

Updated: 01/03/2012

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