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State Statistical Abstracts 2009

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Population / Land Area   Distri-bution % of National
Total Population – (Table DL-1C) 885,122   0.3%
Total Land Area Square Miles (PS-1) 1,954   0.1%
Motor Fuel Usage (000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Gasoline/Gasohol (Table MF-33GA) 448,330 86.7% 0.3%
Special Fuel (Table MF-33SF) 68,518 13.3% 0.2%
Total Fuel 516,848 100.0%  
Off Highway Gasoline (Table MF-21) 24,659 5.5% 0.6%
On Highway Gasoline(Table MF-21) 420,681 94.5% 0.3%
Public Road Length (Table HM-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 3,309 52.5% 0.1%
Urban 2,993 47.5% 0.3%
Total 6,302 100.0% 0.2%
Public Road Length (Miles) by Functional System (HM-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 41 0.7% 0.1%
Other Principal Arterial 341 5.4% 0.2%
Minor Arterial 302 4.8% 0.1%
Collectors 1,046 16.6% 0.1%
Local 4,542 72.1% 0.2%
Other Freeways/Expressways 30 0.5% 0.2%
Total 6,302 100.0% 0.2%
Functional System Lane Length (HM-60) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 261 1.9% 0.1%
Other Principal Arterial 1,283 9.4% 0.3%
Minor Arterial 772 5.7% 0.1%
Collectors 2,124 15.6% 0.1%
Local 9,083 66.5% 0.2%
Other Freeways/Expressways 133 1.0% 0.2%
Total 13,656 100.0% 0.2%
Vehicle Miles Traveled – (Rural/Urban in Millions)) - (VM-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 2,742 30.2% 0.3%
Urban 6,338 69.8% 0.3%
Total 9,080 100.0% 0.3%
Vehicle Miles Traveled by Functional System (In Millions) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 1,230 13.5% 0.2%
Other Principal Arterial 3,131 34.5% 0.5%
Minor Arterial 1,238 13.6% 0.2%
Collectors 1,478 16.3% 0.4%
Local 1,560 17.2% 0.4%
Other Freeways/Expressways 443 4.9% 0.2%
Total 9,080 100.0% 0.3%
Driver Licenses (DL-1C) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Male 341,926 48.86% 0.33%
Female 357,819 51.14% 0.34%
Total 699,745 100.00% 0.33%
Motor Fuel Tax Rates (MF-121T) (Cents)  
Gasoline $0.23 Tax Rates as
of Dec. 2009
Diesel $0.22
Gasohol $0.23

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 463,779 53.37% 0.34%
Trucks/Picks/SUVs 377,324 43.42% 0.34%
Buses 2,254 0.26% 0.27%
Total 843,357    
Motorcycles 25,629 2.95% 0.33%
Grand Total 868,986 100.00% 0.34%
Fatally Injured in Vehicle Crashes (FI-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 66 56.90% 0.35%
Urban 47 40.52% 0.33%
Unknown 3 2.59% 0.78%
Total 116 100% 0.34%

Highway Finance ($000)

State Funding for Highways (Summary) – SF-21 (000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Receipts $889,646   0.63%
Disbursements $711,126   0.50%
State Revenues Used for Highways (SF-1) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway User Revenues $387,759 43.59% 0.64%
General Fund Appropriations $57,427 6.46% 0.79%
Other State Imposts $24,861 2.79% 0.48%
Miscellaneous $237,261 26.67% 2.76%
Bonds $182,338 20.50% 0.87%
Federal payments   0.00% 0.00%
Local payments   0.00% 0.00%
Total $889,646 100.00% 0.62%
State Disbursements for Highways (SF-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Capital Outlay $334,746 0.4707267 0.47%
Maintenance and Services $108,347 0.1523598 0.50%
Administration and Misc. $93,621 0.1316518 0.99%
Highway Law Enforcement & Safety $78,641 0.1105866 0.95%
Interest $13,884 0.019524 0.22%
Bond Retirement $81,887 0.1151512 1.01%
Grants-in-aid to Locals   0 0.00%
Total $711,126 52.93% 0.49%
Attributed Federal Trust Fund Receipts - 2009 ($000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway Account $83,461 85.62% 0.28%
Mass Transit Account $14,014 14.38% 0.29%
Total $97,475 100.00% 0.28%

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