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State Statistical Abstracts 2009

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Population / Land Area   Distri-bution % of National
Total Population – (Table DL-1C) 2,951,996   1.0%
Total Land Area Square Miles (PS-1) 46,907   1.3%
Motor Fuel Usage (000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Gasoline/Gasohol (Table MF-33GA) 1,576,657 74.0% 1.2%
Special Fuel (Table MF-33SF) 554,309 26.0% 1.6%
Total Fuel 2,130,966 100.0%  
Off Highway Gasoline (Table MF-21) 37,914 2.4% 1.0%
On Highway Gasoline (Table MF-21) 1,538,743 97.6% 1.2%
Public Road Length (Table HM-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 63,960 85.3% 2.2%
Urban 11,025 14.7% 1.0%
Total 74,985 100.0% 1.9%
Public Road Length (Miles) by Functional System (HM-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 699 0.9% 1.5%
Other Principal Arterial 2,923 3.9% 1.8%
Minor Arterial 4,628 6.2% 1.9%
Collectors 15,509 20.7% 2.0%
Local 51,159 68.2% 1.8%
Other Freeways/Expressways 67 0.1% 0.5%
Total 74,985 100.0% 1.9%
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 2,884 1.8% 1.4%
Other Principal Arterial 9,824 6.3% 2.0%
Minor Arterial 9,864 6.3% 1.7%
Collectors 31,381 20.0% 1.9%
Local 102,316 65.4% 1.8%
Other Freeways/Expressways 263 0.2% 0.5%
Total 156,532 100.0% 1.8%
Vehicle Miles Traveled – (Rural/Urban in Millions)) – (VM-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 24,169 59.8% 2.5%
Urban 16,258 40.2% 0.8%
Total 40,427 100.0% 1.4%
Vehicle Miles Traveled by Functional System (In Millions) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 7,224 17.9% 1.0%
Other Principal Arterial 10,612 26.2% 1.6%
Minor Arterial 5,988 14.8% 1.1%
Collectors 6,381 15.8% 1.6%
Local 9,733 24.1% 2.4%
Other Freeways/Expressways 489 1.2% 0.2%
Total 40,427 100.0% 1.4%
Driver Licenses (DL-1C) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Male 919,586 47.63% 0.88%
Female 1,011,017 52.37% 0.96%
Total 1,930,603 100.00% 0.92%
Motor Fuel Tax Rates (MF-121T) (Cents)  
Gasoline $0.184 Tax Rates as
of Dec. 2009
Diesel $0.184
Gasohol $0.184

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 1,155,792 56.28% 0.86%
Trucks/Picks/SUVs 860,307 41.89% 0.78%
Buses 9,591 0.47% 1.14%
Total 2,025,690    
Motorcycles 28,085 1.37% 0.36%
Grand Total 2,053,775 100.00% 0.81%
Fatally Injured in Vehicle Crashes (FI-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 504 72.00% 2.64%
Urban 193 27.57% 1.35%
Unknown 3 0.43% 0.78%
Total 700 100% 2.07%

Highway Finance ($000)

State Funding for Highways (Summary) – SF-21 (000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Receipts $1,215,875   0.87%
Disbursements $1,301,034   0.92%
State Revenues Used for Highways (SF-1) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway User Revenues $512,731 42.17% 0.85%
General Fund Appropriations $0 0.00% 0.00%
Other State Imposts $41,755 3.43% 0.81%
Miscellaneous $6,341 0.52% 0.07%
Bonds $0 0.00% 0.00%
Federal payments $550,643 45.29% 1.52%
Local payments $104,405 8.59% 2.85%
Total $1,215,875 100.00% 0.85%
State Disbursements for Highways (SF-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Capital Outlay $867,005 0.6663969 1.22%
Maintenance and Services $127,600 0.0980758 0.59%
Administration and Misc. $76,143 0.058525 0.80%
Highway Law Enforcement & Safety $36,874 0.0283421 0.45%
Interest $27,462 0.0211078 0.44%
Bond Retirement $65,044 0.0499941 0.80%
Grants-in-aid to Locals $100,906 0.0775583 0.54%
Total $1,301,034 33.36% 0.90%
Attributed Federal Trust Fund Receipts – 2009 ($000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway Account $389,926 86.71% 1.29%
Mass Transit Account $59,783 13.29% 1.24%
Total $449,709 100.00% 1.29%

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