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Licensed Drivers by Sex and Ratio to Population - 2010

December 2011
Table DL-1C

STATE LICENSED DRIVERS 1/ 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 1,857,738 48.81 1,948,013 51.19 3,805,751 0.83 4,779,736 1,810,745 1,971,055 3,781,800 796 1,006
Alaska 2/ 273,711 53.12 241,528 46.88 515,239 0.74 710,231 284,293 259,915 544,208 725 947
Arizona  2,235,995 50.32 2,207,652 49.68 4,443,647 1.04 6,392,017 2,437,034 2,507,447 4,944,481 695 899
Arkansas 2/ 1,021,622 49.17 1,056,184 50.83 2,077,806 1.02 2,915,918 1,108,864 1,175,880 2,284,744 713 909
California 12,077,712 50.85 11,675,729 49.15 23,753,441 0.71 37,253,956 14,337,992 14,741,056 29,079,048 638 817
Colorado 1,936,995 51.25 1,842,278 48.75 3,779,273 2.49 5,029,196 1,962,109 1,975,722 3,937,831 751 960
Connecticut 1,457,064 49.65 1,477,512 50.35 2,934,576 0.97 3,574,097 1,373,924 1,485,283 2,859,207 821 1,026
Delaware 339,023 48.78 356,013 51.22 695,036 0.88 897,934 342,696 374,157 716,853 774 970
Dist. of Col. 2/ 189,189 49.15 195,751 50.85 384,940 1.93 601,723 239,203 273,372 512,575 640 751
Florida 6,795,571 48.71 7,154,155 51.29 13,949,726 0.99 18,801,310 7,391,989 7,891,277 15,283,266 742 913
Georgia 3,114,152 47.85 3,393,736 52.15 6,507,888 0.78 9,687,653 3,601,334 3,876,861 7,478,195 672 870
Hawaii 476,084 52.35 433,323 47.65 909,407 1.03 1,360,301 543,085 547,994 1,091,079 669 833
Idaho 537,514 50.26 532,028 49.74 1,069,542 0.82 1,567,582 589,075 595,783 1,184,858 682 903
Illinois 2/ 4,122,828 49.23 4,251,141 50.77 8,373,969 0.84 12,830,632 4,884,648 5,188,201 10,072,849 653 831
Indiana 4/ 2,784,718 50.17 2,765,751 49.83 5,550,469 0.99 6,483,802 2,462,243 2,599,151 5,061,394 856 1,097
Iowa 1,066,141 49.20 1,100,618 50.80 2,166,759 0.66 3,046,355 1,178,244 1,223,956 2,402,200 711 902
Kansas 1,006,755 49.52 1,026,337 50.48 2,033,092 0.85 2,853,118 1,084,540 1,122,060 2,206,600 713 921
Kentucky  1,457,342 49.40 1,492,849 50.60 2,950,191 0.83 4,339,367 1,670,520 1,762,140 3,432,660 680 859
Louisiana 1,515,134 48.35 1,618,497 51.65 3,133,631 0.79 4,533,372 1,714,324 1,829,950 3,544,274 691 884
Maine 2/ 505,443 49.57 514,295 50.43 1,019,738 0.99 1,328,361 527,315 561,937 1,089,252 768 936
Maryland 1,922,648 49.07 1,995,657 50.93 3,918,305 0.87 5,773,552 2,185,344 2,398,765 4,584,109 679 855
Massachusetts 2,255,492 49.11 2,337,008 50.89 4,592,500 0.87 6,547,629 2,531,101 2,772,686 5,303,787 701 866
Michigan 3,463,931 48.90 3,619,176 51.10 7,083,107 0.92 9,883,640 3,798,521 4,033,715 7,832,236 717 904
Minnesota 1,650,132 50.29 1,631,331 49.71 3,281,463 0.68 5,303,925 2,051,872 2,116,447 4,168,319 619 787
Mississippi 917,699 47.59 1,010,788 52.41 1,928,487 0.97 2,967,297 1,100,634 1,199,218 2,299,852 650 839
Missouri  2,086,053 49.13 2,160,196 50.87 4,246,249 0.83 5,988,927 2,289,523 2,440,978 4,730,501 709 898
Montana 377,351 50.75 366,260 49.25 743,611 0.83 989,415 395,598 396,922 792,520 752 938
Nebraska 677,342 50.12 674,174 49.88 1,351,516 0.77 1,826,341 697,101 720,709 1,417,810 740 953
Nevada  870,906 51.49 820,412 48.51 1,691,318 1.27 2,700,551 1,061,342 1,048,388 2,109,730 626 802
New Hampshire 519,950 50.14 517,133 49.86 1,037,083 0.87 1,316,470 521,320 544,957 1,066,277 788 973
New Jersey 2,923,314 49.11 3,029,269 50.89 5,952,583 0.92 8,791,894 3,351,572 3,624,917 6,976,489 677 853
New Mexico 700,577 49.83 705,349 50.17 1,405,926 0.90 2,059,179 783,804 816,594 1,600,398 683 878
New York 5,816,064 51.53 5,469,766 48.47 11,285,830 1.04 19,378,102 7,441,137 8,147,667 15,588,804 582 724
North Carolina 3,185,667 48.74 3,350,934 51.26 6,536,601 1.16 9,535,483 3,610,138 3,900,432 7,510,570 686 870
North Dakota 245,028 50.72 238,069 49.28 483,097 0.67 672,591 271,997 267,949 539,946 718 895
Ohio 3,851,216 48.36 4,112,156 51.64 7,963,372 0.72 11,536,504 4,404,397 4,729,434 9,133,831 690 872
Oklahoma 1,073,315 45.70 1,275,403 54.30 2,348,718 0.72 3,751,351 1,433,439 1,490,850 2,924,289 626 803
Oregon 1,381,285 49.87 1,388,449 50.13 2,769,734 0.93 3,831,074 1,503,630 1,561,059 3,064,689 723 904
Pennsylvania 4,339,641 49.67 4,397,521 50.33 8,737,162 0.89 12,702,379 4,941,116 5,319,183 10,260,299 688 852
Rhode Island 367,081 49.08 380,794 50.92 747,875 0.97 1,052,567 408,324 448,908 857,232 711 872
South Carolina  1,739,389 52.12 1,597,858 47.88 3,337,247 0.93 4,625,364 1,763,417 1,906,548 3,669,965 722 909
South Dakota 301,903 50.13 300,372 49.87 602,275 0.67 814,180 315,054 319,129 634,183 740 950
Tennessee  2,176,558 49.26 2,241,652 50.74 4,418,210 0.88 6,346,105 2,417,135 2,605,646 5,022,781 696 880
Texas 7,519,994 49.61 7,637,656 50.39 15,157,650 0.83 25,145,561 9,350,891 9,684,364 19,035,255 603 796
Utah 835,670 50.35 824,165 49.65 1,659,835 0.62 2,763,885 985,395 993,584 1,978,979 601 839
Vermont 255,403 49.74 258,078 50.26 513,481 0.93 625,741 250,500 262,748 513,248 821 1,000
Virginia 2,618,903 48.48 2,783,444 51.52 5,402,347 0.89 8,001,024 3,089,650 3,273,211 6,362,861 675 849
Washington 2,645,282 51.80 2,461,085 48.20 5,106,367 0.94 6,724,540 2,634,593 2,693,174 5,327,767 759 958
West Virginia 599,234 49.69 606,792 50.31 1,206,026 0.86 1,852,994 738,594 772,762 1,511,356 651 798
Wisconsin 2,070,241 50.09 2,063,136 49.91 4,133,377 0.84 5,686,986 2,218,662 2,288,245 4,506,907 727 917
Wyoming 216,496 51.61 202,970 48.39 419,466 0.66 563,626 225,399 217,742 443,141 744 947
Total 104,374,496 49.67 105,740,443 50.33 210,114,939 0.87 308,745,538 118,315,377 124,960,128 243,275,505 681 864

1/ Include 397,541 restricted drivers and graduated driver licenses of age 14 and 15.

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

3/ Driver includes 14 and older. Population (Census Bureau) covers only 16 and older.

4/ State did not provide current data. Table displays 2009 data.