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State Statistical Abstracts 2009

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Population / Land Area   Distri-bution % of National
Total Population – (Table DL-1C) 19,541,453   6.4%
Total Land Area Square Miles (PS-1) 47,214   1.3%
Motor Fuel Usage (000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Gasoline/Gasohol (Table MF-33GA) 5,644,564 80.6% 4.1%
Special Fuel (Table MF-33SF) 1,358,397 19.4% 3.8%
Total Fuel 7,002,961 100.0%  
Off Highway Gasoline (Table MF-21) 137,420 2.4% 3.6%
On Highway Gasoline (Table MF-21) 5,509,073 97.6% 4.1%
Public Road Length (Table HM-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 66,115 57.7% 2.2%
Urban 48,431 42.3% 4.5%
Total 114,546 100.0% 2.8%
Public Road Length (Miles) by Functional System (HM-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 1,705 1.5% 3.6%
Other Principal Arterial 4,402 3.8% 2.8%
Minor Arterial 9,450 8.2% 3.9%
Collectors 20,685 18.1% 2.6%
Local 77,515 67.7% 2.8%
Other Freeways/Expressways 789 0.7% 6.4%
Total 114,546 100.0% 2.8%
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 7,904 3.3% 3.7%
Other Principal Arterial 12,551 5.2% 2.6%
Minor Arterial 21,642 8.9% 3.8%
Collectors 42,062 17.3% 2.6%
Local 155,031 63.8% 2.8%
Other Freeways/Expressways 3,730 1.5% 6.7%
Total 242,920 100.0% 2.8%
Vehicle Miles Traveled – (Rural/Urban in Millions)) – (VM-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 32,963 24.7% 3.4%
Urban 100,528 75.3% 5.1%
Total 133,491 100.0% 4.5%
Vehicle Miles Traveled by Functional System (In Millions) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 26,528 19.9% 3.7%
Other Principal Arterial 22,878 17.1% 3.4%
Minor Arterial 25,459 19.1% 4.8%
Collectors 22,454 16.8% 5.5%
Local 19,290 14.5% 4.8%
Other Freeways/Expressways 16882 12.6% 7.4%
Total 133,491 100.0% 4.5%
Driver Licenses (DL-1C) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Male 3,187,848 49.01% 3.06%
Female 3,316,421 50.99% 3.15%
Total 6,504,269 100.00% 3.10%
Motor Fuel Tax Rates (MF-121T) (Cents)  
Gasoline $0.3015 Tax Rates as
of Dec. 2009
Diesel $0.3015
Gasohol $0.3015

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 3,451,087 55.89% 2.56%
Trucks/Picks/SUVs 2,560,820 41.47% 2.32%
Buses 35,332 0.57% 4.20%
Total 6,047,239    
Motorcycles 127,678 2.07% 1.62%
Grand Total 6,174,917 100.00% 2.43%
Fatally Injured in Vehicle Crashes (FI-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 964 73.36% 5.04%
Urban 350 26.64% 2.45%
Unknown 0 0.00% 0.00%
Total 1314 100% 3.89%

Highway Finance ($000)

State Funding for Highways (Summary) – SF-21 (000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Receipts $3,573,805   2.54%
Disbursements $3,659,226   2.58%
State Revenues Used for Highways (SF-1) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway User Revenues $1,986,800 55.59% 3.28%
General Fund Appropriations $0 0.00% 0.00%
Other State Imposts $454,122 12.71% 8.84%
Miscellaneous $51,469 1.44% 0.60%
Bonds $0 0.00% 0.00%
Federal payments $1,047,803 29.32% 2.89%
Local payments $33,611 0.94% 0.92%
Total $3,573,805 100.00% 2.51%
State Disbursements for Highways (SF-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Capital Outlay $1,989,813 0.5437798 2.80%
Maintenance and Services $693,956 0.1896456 3.19%
Administration and Misc. $324,030 0.0885515 3.42%
Highway Law Enforcement & Safety $359,568 0.0982634 4.35%
Interest $44,955 0.0122854 0.71%
Bond Retirement $99,835 0.0272831 1.23%
Grants-in-aid to Locals $147,069 0.0401913 0.79%
Total $3,659,226 45.62% 2.55%
Attributed Federal Trust Fund Receipts – 2009 ($000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway Account $912,879 85.99% 3.03%
Mass Transit Account $148,789 14.01% 3.09%
Total $1,061,668 100.00% 3.03%

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