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State Statistical Abstracts 2009

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Population / Land Area   Distri-bution % of National
Total Population – (Table DL-1C) 6,593,587   2.1%
Total Land Area Square Miles (PS-1) 7,840   0.2%
Motor Fuel Usage (000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Gasoline/Gasohol (Table MF-33GA) 2,765,743 87.3% 2.0%
Special Fuel (Table MF-33SF) 403,082 12.7% 1.1%
Total Fuel 3,168,825 100.0%  
Off Highway Gasoline (Table MF-21) 53,850 1.9% 1.4%
On Highway Gasoline (Table MF-21) 2,711,893 98.1% 2.0%
Public Road Length (Table HM-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 7,980 22.1% 0.3%
Urban 28,197 77.9% 2.6%
Total 36,177 100.0% 0.9%
Public Road Length (Miles) by Functional System (HM-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 573 1.6% 1.2%
Other Principal Arterial 2,013 5.6% 1.3%
Minor Arterial 4,149 11.5% 1.7%
Collectors 4,830 13.4% 0.6%
Local 24,300 67.2% 0.9%
Other Freeways/Expressways 312 0.9% 2.5%
Total 36,177 100.0% 0.9%
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 3,212 4.2% 1.5%
Other Principal Arterial 4,911 6.4% 1.0%
Minor Arterial 8,620 11.3% 1.5%
Collectors 9,686 12.7% 0.6%
Local 48,598 63.7% 0.9%
Other Freeways/Expressways 1,305 1.7% 2.3%
Total 76,332 100.0% 0.9%
Vehicle Miles Traveled – (Rural/Urban in Millions)) – (VM-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 4,284 7.8% 0.4%
Urban 50,528 92.2% 2.6%
Total 54,812 100.0% 1.9%
Vehicle Miles Traveled by Functional System (In Millions) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 16,471 30.0% 2.3%
Other Principal Arterial 11,601 21.2% 1.7%
Minor Arterial 9,267 16.9% 1.8%
Collectors 3,700 6.8% 0.9%
Local 8,086 14.8% 2.0%
Other Freeways/Expressways 5687 10.4% 2.5%
Total 54,812 100.0% 1.9%
Driver Licenses (DL-1C) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Male 2,296,255 49.60% 2.20%
Female 2,333,381 50.40% 2.21%
Total 4,629,636 100.00% 2.21%
Motor Fuel Tax Rates (MF-121T) (Cents)  
Gasoline $0.21 Tax Rates as
of Dec. 2009
Diesel $0.21
Gasohol $0.21

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 3,128,371 57.72% 2.32%
Trucks/Picks/SUVs 2,121,646 39.14% 1.92%
Buses 11,786 0.22% 1.40%
Total 5,261,803    
Motorcycles 158,217 2.92% 2.01%
Grand Total 5,420,020 100.00% 2.13%
Fatally Injured in Vehicle Crashes (FI-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 35 10.48% 0.18%
Urban 299 89.52% 2.09%
Unknown 0 0.00% 0.00%
Total 334 100% 0.99%

Highway Finance ($000)

State Funding for Highways (Summary) – SF-21 (000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Receipts $2,751,798   1.96%
Disbursements $2,810,292   1.98%
State Revenues Used for Highways (SF-1) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway User Revenues $1,286,377 46.75% 2.12%
General Fund Appropriations $115,401 4.19% 1.58%
Other State Imposts $0 0.00% 0.00%
Miscellaneous $232,764 8.46% 2.70%
Bonds $440,199 16.00% 2.09%
Federal payments $677,057 24.60% 1.87%
Local payments $0 0.00% 0.00%
Total $2,751,798 100.00% 1.93%
State Disbursements for Highways (SF-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Capital Outlay $1,046,031 0.3722143 1.47%
Maintenance and Services $397,205 0.1413394 1.83%
Administration and Misc. $252,735 0.0899319 2.66%
Highway Law Enforcement & Safety $180,837 0.0643481 2.19%
Interest $463,792 0.1650334 7.36%
Bond Retirement $292,395 0.1040443 3.61%
Grants-in-aid to Locals $177,297 0.0630885 0.95%
Total $2,810,292 62.78% 1.95%
Attributed Federal Trust Fund Receipts – 2009 ($000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway Account $527,269 85.52% 1.75%
Mass Transit Account $89,258 14.48% 1.86%
Total $616,527 100.00% 1.76%

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