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State Statistical Abstracts 2009

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Population / Land Area   Distri-bution % of National
Total Population – (Table DL-1C) 4,708,708   1.5%
Total Land Area Square Miles (PS-1) 50,744   1.4%
Motor Fuel Usage (000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Gasoline/Gasohol (Table MF-33GA) 2,606,495 79.1% 1.9%
Special Fuel (Table MF-33SF) 687,818 20.9% 1.9%
Total Fuel 3,294,313 100.0%  
Off Highway Gasoline (Table MF-21) 69,806 2.7% 1.8%
On Highway Gasoline(Table MF-21) 2,533,308 97.3% 1.9%
Public Road Length (Table HM-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 73,284 78.1% 2.5%
Urban 20,536 21.9% 1.9%
Total 93,820 100.0% 2.3%
Public Road Length (Miles) by Functional System (HM-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 867 0.9% 1.9%
Other Principal Arterial 3,054 3.3% 1.9%
Minor Arterial 5,227 5.6% 2.1%
Collectors 18,054 19.2% 2.3%
Local 66,587 71.0% 2.4%
Other Freeways/ Expressways 31 0.0% 0.3%
Total 93,820 100.0% 2.3%
Public Road Length (Miles) by Ownerhip (HM-10)
NOT PUBLISHED IN 2009
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Functional System Lane Length (HM-60) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 3,773 1.9% 1.8%
Other Principal Arterial 9,014 4.6% 1.9%
Minor Arterial 11,584 6.0% 2.0%
Collectors 36,446 18.8% 2.2%
Local 133,174 68.6% 2.4%
Other Freeways/ Expressways 135 0.1% 0.2%
Total 194,126 100.0% 2.3%
Vehicle Miles Traveled - (Millions) - (VM-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 28,567 51.0% 2.9%
Urban 27,494 49.0% 1.4%
Total 56,061 100.0% 1.9%
Vehicle Miles Traveled by Functional System (In Millions) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 12,581 22.4% 1.8%
Other Principal Arterial 12,875 23.0% 1.9%
Minor Arterial 8,534 15.2% 1.6%
Collectors 7,472 13.3% 1.8%
Local 14,099 25.1% 3.5%
Other Freeways/ Expressways 500 0.9% 0.2%
Total 56,061 100.0% 1.9%
Driver Licenses (DL-1C) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Male 1,848,872 48.88% 1.77%
Female 1,933,412 51.12% 1.84%
Total 3,782,284 100.00% 1.80%
Motor Fuel Tax Rates (MF-121T) (Cents)  
Gasoline 18 Tax Rates as
of Dec. 2009
Diesel 19
Gasohol 18

NOTE: Tax rates do not include Federal gas tax of 18.4 cents or diesel of 24.4 cents

Vehicle Registrations (MV-1) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Autos 2,171,584 45.88% 1.61%
Trucks/Picks/SUVs 2,430,377 51.35% 2.20%
Buses 8,884 0.19% 1.06%
Total 4,610,845    
Motorcycles 121,976 2.58% 1.55%
Grand Total 4,732,821 100.00% 1.86%
Fatally Injured in Vehicle Crashes (FI-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 484 57.08% 2.53%
Urban 281 33.14% 1.97%
Unknown 83 9.79% 21.56%
Total 848 100% 2.51%

Highway Finance ($000)

State Funding for Highways (Summary) (SF-21) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Receipts $1,799,268   1.28%
Disbursements $1,968,602   1.39%
State Revenues Used for Highways (SF-1) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway User Revenues $864,735 48.06% 1.43%
General Fund Appropriations $98,825 5.49% 1.35%
Other State Imposts $47,670 2.65% 0.93%
Miscellaneous $8,930 0.50% 0.10%
Bonds $0 0.00% 0.00%
Federal payments $775,648 43.11% 2.14%
Local payments $3,460 0.19% 0.09%
Total $1,799,268 100.00% 1.26%
State Disbursements for Highways (SF-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Capital Outlay $1,182,119 0.6004865 1.66%
Maintenance and Services $160,406 0.0814822 0.74%
Administration and Misc. $184,536 0.0937396 1.95%
Highway Law Enforcment & Safety $147,659 0.075007 1.78%
Interest $0 0 0.00%
Bond Retirement $12,450 0.0063243 0.15%
Grants-in-aid to Locals $281,432 0.1429603 1.50%
Total $1,968,602 39.95% 1.37%
Attributed Federal Trust Fund Receipts – 2009 ($000) (FE-9) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway Account $579,307 86.28% 1.92%
Mass Transit Account $92,115 13.72% 1.91%
Total $671,422 100.00% 1.92%

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