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State Statistical Abstracts 2009

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Population / Land Area   Distri-bution % of National
Total Population – (Table DL-1C) 1,324,575   0.4%
Total Land Area Square Miles (PS-1) 8,968   0.3%
Motor Fuel Usage (000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Gasoline/Gasohol (Table MF-33GA) 717,118 88.4% 0.5%
Special Fuel (Table MF-33SF) 93,697 11.6% 0.3%
Total Fuel 810,815 100.0%  
Off Highway Gasoline (Table MF-21) 18,851 2.6% 0.5%
On Highway Gasoline (Table MF-21) 698,256 97.4% 0.5%
Public Road Length (Table HM-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 11,113 69.3% 0.4%
Urban 4,928 30.7% 0.5%
Total 16,041 100.0% 0.4%
Public Road Length (Miles) by Functional System (HM-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 225 1.4% 0.5%
Other Principal Arterial 557 3.5% 0.4%
Minor Arterial 964 6.0% 0.4%
Collectors 2,743 17.1% 0.3%
Local 11,479 71.6% 0.4%
Other Freeways/Expressways 73 0.5% 0.6%
Total 16,041 100.0% 0.4%
Functional System Lane Length (HM-60) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 1,004 3.0% 0.5%
Other Principal Arterial 1,221 3.7% 0.3%
Minor Arterial 2,010 6.1% 0.4%
Collectors 5,495 16.6% 0.3%
Local 22,958 69.6% 0.4%
Other Freeways/Expressways 321 1.0% 0.6%
Total 33,009 100.0% 0.4%
Vehicle Miles Traveled – (Rural/Urban in Millions)) – (VM-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 5,701 43.9% 0.6%
Urban 7,274 56.1% 0.4%
Total 12,975 100.0% 0.4%
Vehicle Miles Traveled by Functional System (In Millions) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 2,830 21.8% 0.4%
Other Principal Arterial 2,355 18.2% 0.4%
Minor Arterial 2,818 21.7% 0.5%
Collectors 2,595 20.0% 0.6%
Local 1,126 8.7% 0.3%
Other Freeways/Expressways 1251 9.6% 0.6%
Total 12,975 100.0% 0.4%
Driver Licenses (DL-1C) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Male 518,226 50.10% 0.50%
Female 516,103 49.90% 0.49%
Total 1,034,329 100.00% 0.49%
Motor Fuel Tax Rates (MF-121T) (Cents)  
Gasoline $0.1963 Tax Rates as
of Dec. 2009
Diesel $0.1963
Gasohol $0.0000

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 639,635 49.46% 0.47%
Trucks/Picks/SUVs 570,824 44.14% 0.52%
Buses 2,034 0.16% 0.24%
Total 1,212,493    
Motorcycles 80,826 6.25% 1.03%
Grand Total 1,293,319 100.00% 0.51%
Fatally Injured in Vehicle Crashes (FI-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 109 99.09% 0.57%
Urban 1 0.91% 0.01%
Unknown 0 0.00% 0.00%
Total 110 100% 0.33%

Highway Finance ($000)

State Funding for Highways (Summary) – SF-21 (000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Receipts $705,583   0.50%
Disbursements $641,105   0.45%
State Revenues Used for Highways (SF-1) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway User Revenues $357,731 50.70% 0.59%
General Fund Appropriations $0 0.00% 0.00%
Other State Imposts $0 0.00% 0.00%
Miscellaneous $137,108 19.43% 1.59%
Bonds $30,000 4.25% 0.14%
Federal payments $174,855 24.78% 0.48%
Local payments $5,889 0.83% 0.16%
Total $705,583 100.00% 0.49%
State Disbursements for Highways (SF-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Capital Outlay $230,115 0.358935 0.32%
Maintenance and Services $208,415 0.3250872 0.96%
Administration and Misc. $63,564 0.0991476 0.67%
Highway Law Enforcement & Safety $68,464 0.1067906 0.83%
Interest $18,200 0.0283885 0.29%
Bond Retirement $21,210 0.0330835 0.26%
Grants-in-aid to Locals $31,137 0.0485677 0.17%
Total $641,105 64.11% 0.45%
Attributed Federal Trust Fund Receipts – 2009 ($000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway Account $132,949 85.42% 0.44%
Mass Transit Account $22,698 14.58% 0.47%
Total $155,647 100.00% 0.44%

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