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State Statistical Abstracts 2009

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Population / Land Area   Distri-bution % of National
Total Population – (Table DL-1C) 4,492,076   1.5%
Total Land Area Square Miles (PS-1) 43,562   1.2%
Motor Fuel Usage (000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Gasoline/Gasohol (Table MF-33GA) 2,291,746 76.6% 1.7%
Special Fuel (Table MF-33SF) 700,164 23.4% 2.0%
Total Fuel 2,991,910 100.0%  
Off Highway Gasoline (Table MF-21) 64,957 2.8% 1.7%
On Highway Gasoline (Table MF-21) 2,226,788 97.2% 1.7%
Public Road Length (Table HM-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 44,996 73.4% 1.5%
Urban 16,339 26.6% 1.5%
Total 61,335 100.0% 1.5%
Public Road Length (Miles) by Functional System (HM-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 905 1.5% 1.9%
Other Principal Arterial 2,042 3.3% 1.3%
Minor Arterial 3,485 5.7% 1.4%
Collectors 10,038 16.4% 1.3%
Local 44,814 73.1% 1.6%
Other Freeways/Expressways 51 0.1% 0.4%
Total 61,335 100.0% 1.5%
Functional System Lane Length (HM-60) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 3,836 3.0% 1.8%
Other Principal Arterial 6,422 5.0% 1.3%
Minor Arterial 8,343 6.5% 1.5%
Collectors 20,588 16.0% 1.3%
Local 89,627 69.5% 1.6%
Other Freeways/Expressways 218 0.2% 0.4%
Total 129,034 100.0% 1.5%
Public Road Length (Miles) by Ownerhip (HM-10)
NOT PUBLISHED IN 2009
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Vehicle Miles Traveled – (Rural/Urban in Millions)) – (VM-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 19,359 43.2% 2.0%
Urban 25,504 56.8% 1.3%
Total 44,863 100.0% 1.5%
Vehicle Miles Traveled by Functional System (In Millions) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 12,603 28.1% 1.8%
Other Principal Arterial 10,024 22.3% 1.5%
Minor Arterial 9,015 20.1% 1.7%
Collectors 8,620 19.2% 2.1%
Local 4,041 9.0% 1.0%
Other Freeways/Expressways 560 1.2% 0.2%
Total 44,863 100.0% 1.5%
Driver Licenses (DL-1C) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Male 1,493,749 48.40% 1.43%
Female 1,592,255 51.60% 1.51%
Total 3,086,004 100.00% 1.47%
Motor Fuel Tax Rates (MF-121T) (Cents)  
Gasoline $0.20 Tax Rates as
of Dec. 2009
Diesel $0.20
Gasohol $0.20

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 1,940,586 47.29% 1.44%
Trucks/Picks/SUVs 2,069,428 50.43% 1.87%
Buses 23,397 0.57% 2.78%
Total 4,033,411    
Motorcycles 70,490 1.72% 0.89%
Grand Total 4,103,901 100.00% 1.61%
Fatally Injured in Vehicle Crashes (FI-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 410 49.94% 2.14%
Urban 373 45.43% 2.61%
Unknown 38 4.63% 9.87%
Total 821 100% 2.43%

Highway Finance ($000)

State Funding for Highways (Summary) – SF-21 (000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Receipts $2,633,768   1.88%
Disbursements $3,475,831   2.45%
State Revenues Used for Highways (SF-1) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway User Revenues $816,535 30.96% 1.35%
General Fund Appropriations $306,341 11.61% 4.19%
Other State Imposts $53,131 2.01% 1.03%
Miscellaneous $39,590 1.50% 0.46%
Bonds $435,928 16.53% 2.07%
Federal payments $986,042 37.38% 2.72%
Local payments $0 0.00% 0.00%
Total $2,637,567 100.00% 1.85%
State Disbursements for Highways (SF-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Capital Outlay $2,973,935 0.8546699 4.18%
Maintenance and Services $327,469 0.0941103 1.51%
Administration and Misc. $52,723 0.0151519 0.56%
Highway Law Enforcement & Safety $80,226 0.0230559 0.97%
Interest $3,542 0.0010179 0.06%
Bond Retirement $37,981 0.0109152 0.47%
Grants-in-aid to Locals $3,754 0.0010789 0.02%
Total $3,479,630 14.53% 2.42%
Attributed Federal Trust Fund Receipts – 2009 ($000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway Account $535,850 86.50% 1.78%
Mass Transit Account $83,652 13.50% 1.74%
Total $619,502 100.00% 1.77%

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