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Licensed Drivers by Sex and Ratio to Population - 2011 1/

November 2012
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 1,850,949 48.73 1,947,603 51.27 3,798,552 0.82 4,802,740 1,822,432 1,986,388 3,808,820 791 997
Alaska 2/ 276,323 53.01 244,957 46.99 521,280 0.73 722,718 289,107 266,213 555,320 721 939
Arizona  2,309,425 50.29 2,282,973 49.71 4,592,398 0.95 6,482,505 2,487,041 2,551,321 5,038,362 708 911
Arkansas 2/ 905,039 46.27 1,051,052 53.73 1,956,091 0.84 2,937,979 1,119,572 1,185,994 2,305,566 666 848
California 12,110,173 50.76 11,746,427 49.24 23,856,600 0.85 37,691,912 14,574,544 14,953,130 29,527,674 633 808
Colorado 2/ 1,826,708 49.78 1,843,108 50.22 3,669,816 0.90 5,116,796 2,006,216 2,013,919 4,020,135 717 913
Connecticut 1,483,107 49.66 1,503,160 50.34 2,986,267 1.11 3,580,709 1,385,366 1,492,610 2,877,976 834 1,038
Delaware 349,979 48.87 366,130 51.13 716,109 0.81 907,135 347,805 378,687 726,492 789 986
Dist. of Col. 194,101 49.08 201,341 50.92 395,442 1.37 617,996 244,576 279,418 523,994 640 755
Florida 6,758,251 48.68 7,124,172 51.32 13,882,423 0.94 19,057,542 7,524,786 8,016,226 15,541,012 728 893
Georgia 3,106,213 47.75 3,399,477 52.25 6,505,690 0.90 9,815,210 3,673,145 3,930,514 7,603,659 663 856
Hawaii 476,751 52.29 434,909 47.71 911,660 0.83 1,374,810 550,565 553,662 1,104,227 663 826
Idaho 544,105 50.19 539,887 49.81 1,083,992 0.70 1,584,985 597,773 605,015 1,202,788 684 901
Illinois 4/ 4,122,828 49.23 4,251,141 50.77 8,373,969 0.84 12,869,257 4,920,677 5,217,113 10,137,790 651 826
Indiana 3,329,965 50.69 3,239,700 49.31 6,569,665 1.12 6,516,922 2,484,351 2,618,559 5,102,910 1,008 1,287
Iowa 1,080,499 49.30 1,111,216 50.70 2,191,715 0.67 3,062,309 1,188,765 1,231,631 2,420,396 716 906
Kansas 1,001,712 49.45 1,023,869 50.55 2,025,581 0.87 2,871,238 1,096,117 1,130,707 2,226,824 705 910
Kentucky  1,461,221 49.37 1,498,660 50.63 2,959,881 0.82 4,369,356 1,686,475 1,777,493 3,463,968 677 854
Louisiana 1,539,671 48.32 1,646,556 51.68 3,186,227 0.81 4,574,836 1,731,218 1,850,350 3,581,568 696 890
Maine 2/ 503,042 49.57 511,784 50.43 1,014,826 0.92 1,328,188 529,430 563,705 1,093,135 764 928
Maryland 1,875,291 48.63 1,981,313 51.37 3,856,604 1.04 5,828,289 2,215,117 2,425,686 4,640,803 662 831
Massachusetts 2,314,271 49.42 2,369,052 50.58 4,683,323 0.86 6,587,536 2,559,875 2,794,881 5,354,756 711 875
Michigan 3,445,758 48.81 3,613,751 51.19 7,059,509 0.81 9,876,187 3,817,458 4,047,355 7,864,813 715 898
Minnesota 1,663,590 50.32 1,642,549 49.68 3,306,139 0.72 5,344,861 2,076,531 2,136,568 4,213,099 619 785
Mississippi 919,586 47.73 1,007,017 52.27 1,926,603 0.98 2,978,512 1,106,451 1,207,060 2,313,511 647 833
Missouri  2,099,099 49.08 2,177,938 50.92 4,277,037 0.86 6,010,688 2,306,087 2,455,708 4,761,795 712 898
Montana 382,046 50.77 370,437 49.23 752,483 0.65 998,199 400,572 401,304 801,876 754 938
Nebraska 679,651 50.11 676,726 49.89 1,356,377 0.75 1,842,641 705,709 727,206 1,432,915 736 947
Nevada  872,514 51.30 828,315 48.70 1,700,829 0.83 2,723,322 1,072,781 1,060,492 2,133,273 625 797
New Hampshire 529,879 50.14 527,010 49.86 1,056,889 0.89 1,318,194 526,188 548,076 1,074,264 802 984
New Jersey 2,934,896 49.10 3,042,562 50.90 5,977,458 0.80 8,821,155 3,381,390 3,642,116 7,023,506 678 851
New Mexico 707,160 49.85 711,481 50.15 1,418,641 0.85 2,082,224 795,560 825,446 1,621,006 681 875
New York 5,772,229 51.49 5,438,554 48.51 11,210,783 1.14 19,465,197 7,507,761 8,193,493 15,701,254 576 714
North Carolina 3,186,895 48.51 3,382,446 51.49 6,569,341 1.11 9,656,401 3,664,501 3,958,249 7,622,750 680 862
North Dakota 249,389 50.88 240,757 49.12 490,146 0.66 683,932 277,711 272,029 549,740 717 892
Ohio 3,864,118 48.41 4,118,031 51.59 7,982,149 0.82 11,544,951 4,427,103 4,744,413 9,171,516 691 870
Oklahoma 1,083,603 45.71 1,287,040 54.29 2,370,643 0.73 3,791,508 1,450,703 1,506,422 2,957,125 625 802
Oregon 1,381,495 49.80 1,392,461 50.20 2,773,956 0.93 3,871,859 1,525,405 1,581,742 3,107,147 716 893
Pennsylvania 4,367,606 49.65 4,429,168 50.35 8,796,774 0.90 12,742,886 4,978,101 5,344,837 10,322,938 690 852
Rhode Island 367,444 49.01 382,262 50.99 749,706 0.86 1,051,302 409,938 449,514 859,452 713 872
South Carolina  1,633,307 47.92 1,775,011 52.08 3,408,318 0.93 4,679,230 1,787,899 1,932,504 3,720,403 728 916
South Dakota 303,026 50.23 300,232 49.77 603,258 0.66 824,082 320,361 322,781 643,142 732 938
Tennessee  2,190,213 48.20 2,353,546 51.80 4,543,759 0.90 6,403,353 2,446,176 2,635,963 5,082,139 710 894
Texas 7,490,331 49.53 7,632,187 50.47 15,122,518 0.80 25,674,681 9,571,845 9,896,630 19,468,475 589 777
Utah 876,404 50.15 871,083 49.85 1,747,487 0.98 2,817,222 1,008,750 1,015,275 2,024,025 620 863
Vermont 259,466 49.74 262,200 50.26 521,666 0.92 626,431 252,516 264,326 516,842 833 1,009
Virginia 2,646,835 48.41 2,820,210 51.59 5,467,045 0.82 8,096,604 3,138,688 3,316,928 6,455,616 675 847
Washington 2,683,024 51.81 2,495,765 48.19 5,178,789 0.93 6,830,038 2,692,309 2,736,130 5,428,439 758 954
West Virginia 595,779 49.70 603,058 50.30 1,198,837 0.87 1,855,364 741,496 774,218 1,515,714 646 791
Wisconsin 2,077,314 50.09 2,070,156 49.91 4,147,470 0.85 5,711,767 2,237,749 2,303,531 4,541,280 726 913
Wyoming 217,612 51.58 204,316 48.42 421,928 0.56 568,158 227,907 219,838 447,745 743 942
Total 104,899,893 49.51 106,974,756 50.49 211,874,649 0.88 311,591,917 119,890,599 126,343,376 246,233,975 680 860

1/ Include restricted drivers and graduated driver licenses.

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

3/ Source: Bureau of the Census.

4/ State did not provide current data. Table displays 2010 data.