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State Statistical Abstracts 2009

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Population / Land Area   Distri-bution % of National
Total Population – (Table DL-1C) 3,518,288   1.1%
Total Land Area Square Miles (PS-1) 4,845   0.1%
Motor Fuel Usage (000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Gasoline/Gasohol (Table MF-33GA) 1,515,819 85.0% 1.1%
Special Fuel (Table MF-33SF) 268,457 15.0% 0.8%
Total Fuel 1,784,276 100.0%  
Off Highway Gasoline (Table MF-21) 38,175 2.5% 1.0%
On Highway Gasoline(Table MF-21) 1,479,193 97.5% 1.1%
Public Road Length (Table HM-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 6,245 29.2% 0.2%
Urban 15,162 70.8% 1.4%
Total 21,407 100.0% 0.5%
Public Road Length (Miles) by Functional System (HM-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 346 1.6% 0.7%
Other Principal Arterial 848 4.0% 0.5%
Minor Arterial 1,910 8.9% 0.8%
Collectors 3,206 15.0% 0.4%
Local 14,857 69.4% 0.5%
Other Freeways/Expressways 240 1.1% 2.0%
Total 21,407 100.0% 0.5%
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 1,863 4.1% 0.9%
Other Principal Arterial 2,228 4.9% 0.5%
Minor Arterial 4,282 9.4% 0.8%
Collectors 6,567 14.4% 0.4%
Local 29,716 65.1% 0.5%
Other Freeways/Expressways 982 2.2% 1.8%
Total 45,638 100.0% 0.5%
Vehicle Miles Traveled – (Rural/Urban in Millions)) - (VM-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 3,971 12.6% 0.4%
Urban 27,449 87.4% 1.4%
Total 31,420 100.0% 1.1%
Vehicle Miles Traveled by Functional System (In Millions) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 10,280 32.7% 1.4%
Other Principal Arterial 4,535 14.4% 0.7%
Minor Arterial 5,677 18.1% 1.1%
Collectors 3,715 11.8% 0.9%
Local 3,332 10.6% 0.8%
Other Freeways/Expressways 3881 12.4% 1.7%
Total 31,420 100.0% 1.1%
Driver Licenses (DL-1C) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Male 1,447,423 49.63% 1.39%
Female 1,468,720 50.37% 1.39%
Total 2,916,143 100.00% 1.39%
Motor Fuel Tax Rates (MF-121T) (Cents)  
Gasoline $0.25 Tax Rates as
of Dec. 2009
Diesel $0.451
Gasohol $0.25

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 1,983,114 63.23% 1.47%
Trucks/Picks/SUVs 1,077,556 34.35% 0.97%
Buses 10,905 0.35% 1.30%
Total 3,071,575    
Motorcycles 64,989 2.07% 0.82%
Grand Total 3,136,564 100.00% 1.23%
Fatally Injured in Vehicle Crashes (FI-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 36 16.14% 0.19%
Urban 187 83.86% 1.31%
Unknown 0 0.00% 0.00%
Total 223 100% 0.66%

Highway Finance ($000)

State Funding for Highways (Summary) – SF-21 (000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Receipts $1,382,898   0.98%
Disbursements $1,669,172   1.18%
State Revenues Used for Highways (SF-1) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway User Revenues $382,495 20.25% 0.63%
General Fund Appropriations $0 0.00% 0.00%
Other State Imposts $57,134 3.02% 1.11%
Miscellaneous $76,421 4.05% 0.89%
Bonds $855,838 45.30% 4.06%
Federal payments $492,919 26.09% 1.36%
Local payments $24,376 1.29% 0.67%
Total $1,889,183 100.00% 1.33%
State Disbursements for Highways (SF-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Capital Outlay $659,277 0.3030522 0.93%
Maintenance and Services $112,391 0.0516632 0.52%
Administration and Misc. $330,181 0.1517755 3.48%
Highway Law Enforcement & Safety $14,724 0.0067682 0.18%
Interest $240,989 0.1107763 3.82%
Bond Retirement $785,778 0.3612013 9.71%
Grants-in-aid to Locals $32,117 0.0147633 0.17%
Total $2,175,457 69.69% 1.51%
Attributed Federal Trust Fund Receipts - 2009 ($000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway Account $301,142 85.75% 1.00%
Mass Transit Account $50,049 14.25% 1.04%
Total $351,191 100.00% 1.00%

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