Skip to contentU.S. Department of Transportation/Federal Highway Administration

State Statistical Abstracts 2009

Montana State Flag

Montana

For more information, see the Highway Statistics series.
 

Population / Land Area   Distri-bution % of National
Total Population – (Table DL-1C) 974,989   0.3%
Total Land Area Square Miles (PS-1) 145,552   4.1%
Motor Fuel Usage (000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Gasoline/Gasohol (Table MF-33GA) 496,496 67.7% 0.4%
Special Fuel (Table MF-33SF) 237,130 32.3% 0.7%
Total Fuel 733,626 100.0%  
Off Highway Gasoline (Table MF-21) 24,589 5.0% 0.6%
On Highway Gasoline (Table MF-21) 471,907 95.0% 0.4%
Public Road Length (Table HM-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 70,552 95.8% 2.4%
Urban 3,075 4.2% 0.3%
Total 73,627 100.0% 1.8%
Public Road Length (Miles) by Functional System (HM-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 1,192 1.6% 2.6%
Other Principal Arterial 2,810 3.8% 1.8%
Minor Arterial 3,226 4.4% 1.3%
Collectors 16,214 22.0% 2.0%
Local 50,185 68.2% 1.8%
Other Freeways/Expressways 0 0.0% 0.0%
Total 73,627 100.0% 1.8%
Public Road Length (Miles) by Ownerhip (HM-10)
NOT PUBLISHED IN 2009
State Highway Agencies      
County      
Town/Townships      
Other Jurisdictions      
Federal      
Total      
Functional System Lane Length (HM-60) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 4,765 3.2% 2.2%
Other Principal Arterial 6,075 4.0% 1.3%
Minor Arterial 6,553 4.4% 1.1%
Collectors 32,363 21.6% 2.0%
Local 100,369 66.9% 1.8%
Other Freeways/Expressways 0 0.0% 0.0%
Total 150,125 100.0% 1.8%
Vehicle Miles Traveled – (Rural/Urban in Millions)) – (VM-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 8,334 75.7% 0.9%
Urban 2,677 24.3% 0.1%
Total 11,011 100.0% 0.4%
Vehicle Miles Traveled by Functional System (In Millions) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 2,787 25.3% 0.4%
Other Principal Arterial 3,232 29.4% 0.5%
Minor Arterial 1,661 15.1% 0.3%
Collectors 1,769 16.1% 0.4%
Local 1,562 14.2% 0.4%
Other Freeways/Expressways 0 0.0% 0.0%
Total 11,011 100.0% 0.4%
Driver Licenses (DL-1C) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Male 374,541 50.75% 0.36%
Female 363,423 49.25% 0.34%
Total 737,964 100.00% 0.35%
Motor Fuel Tax Rates (MF-121T) (Cents)  
Gasoline $0.2775 Tax Rates as
of Dec. 2009
Diesel $0.2775
Gasohol $0.2775

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 370,107 35.23% 0.27%
Trucks/Picks/SUVs 552,447 52.58% 0.50%
Buses 2,396 0.23% 0.28%
Total 924,950    
Motorcycles 125,723 11.97% 1.59%
Grand Total 1,050,673 100.00% 0.41%
Fatally Injured in Vehicle Crashes (FI-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 202 91.40% 1.06%
Urban 18 8.14% 0.13%
Unknown 1 0.45% 0.26%
Total 221 100% 0.65%

Highway Finance ($000)

State Funding for Highways (Summary) – SF-21 (000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Receipts $663,530   0.47%
Disbursements $707,887   0.50%
State Revenues Used for Highways (SF-1) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway User Revenues $198,706 29.95% 0.33%
General Fund Appropriations $3,468 0.52% 0.05%
Other State Imposts $6,488 0.98% 0.13%
Miscellaneous $58,037 8.75% 0.67%
Bonds $0 0.00% 0.00%
Federal payments $394,272 59.42% 1.09%
Local payments $2,559 0.39% 0.07%
Total $663,530 100.00% 0.47%
State Disbursements for Highways (SF-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Capital Outlay $435,888 0.6157593 0.61%
Maintenance and Services $107,326 0.1516146 0.49%
Administration and Misc. $56,018 0.0791341 0.59%
Highway Law Enforcement & Safety $49,888 0.0704745 0.60%
Interest $6,910 0.0097614 0.11%
Bond Retirement $9,070 0.0128128 0.11%
Grants-in-aid to Locals $42,787 0.0604433 0.23%
Total $707,887 38.42% 0.49%
Attributed Federal Trust Fund Receipts – 2009 ($000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway Account $138,295 87.24% 0.46%
Mass Transit Account $20,219 12.76% 0.42%
Total $158,514 100.00% 0.45%

Office of Highway Policy Information
Federal Highway Administration