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State Statistical Abstracts 2009

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Population / Land Area   Distri-bution % of National
Total Population – (Table DL-1C) 8,707,739   2.8%
Total Land Area Square Miles (PS-1) 7,417   0.2%
Motor Fuel Usage (000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Gasoline/Gasohol (Table MF-33GA) 4,193,946 83.3% 3.1%
Special Fuel (Table MF-33SF) 840,945 16.7% 2.4%
Total Fuel 5,034,891 100.0%  
Off Highway Gasoline (Table MF-21) 77,267 1.8% 2.0%
On Highway Gasoline (Table MF-21) 4,116,680 98.2% 3.1%
Public Road Length (Table HM-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 7,278 18.7% 0.2%
Urban 31,557 81.3% 2.9%
Total 38,835 100.0% 1.0%
Public Road Length (Miles) by Functional System (HM-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 431 1.1% 0.9%
Other Principal Arterial 1,959 5.0% 1.2%
Minor Arterial 3,798 9.8% 1.6%
Collectors 4,151 10.7% 0.5%
Local 28,092 72.3% 1.0%
Other Freeways/Expressways 404 1.0% 3.3%
Total 38,835 100.0% 1.0%
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 2,862 3.4% 1.3%
Other Principal Arterial 6,421 7.6% 1.3%
Minor Arterial 8,394 9.9% 1.5%
Collectors 8,419 10.0% 0.5%
Local 56,186 66.5% 1.0%
Other Freeways/Expressways 2,181 2.6% 3.9%
Total 84,463 100.0% 1.0%
Vehicle Miles Traveled – (Rural/Urban in Millions)) – (VM-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 6,238 8.5% 0.6%
Urban 66,791 91.5% 3.4%
Total 73,029 100.0% 2.5%
Vehicle Miles Traveled by Functional System (In Millions) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 15,095 20.7% 2.1%
Other Principal Arterial 18,061 24.7% 2.7%
Minor Arterial 11,918 16.3% 2.3%
Collectors 6,485 8.9% 1.6%
Local 9,840 13.5% 2.4%
Other Freeways/Expressways 11630 15.9% 5.1%
Total 73,029 100.0% 2.5%
Driver Licenses (DL-1C) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Male 2,910,445 49.13% 2.79%
Female 3,013,093 50.87% 2.86%
Total 5,923,538 100.00% 2.83%
Motor Fuel Tax Rates (MF-121T) (Cents)  
Gasoline $0.105 Tax Rates as
of Dec. 2009
Diesel $0.135
Gasohol $0.105

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 3,705,322 59.09% 2.75%
Trucks/Picks/SUVs 2,384,497 38.02% 2.16%
Buses 23,988 0.38% 2.85%
Total 6,113,807    
Motorcycles 157,197 2.51% 1.99%
Grand Total 6,271,004 100.00% 2.47%
Fatally Injured in Vehicle Crashes (FI-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 71 12.18% 0.37%
Urban 512 87.82% 3.58%
Unknown 0 0.00% 0.00%
Total 583 100% 1.72%

Highway Finance ($000)

State Funding for Highways (Summary) – SF-21 (000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Receipts $5,581,552   3.97%
Disbursements $4,222,211   2.98%
State Revenues Used for Highways (SF-1) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway User Revenues $1,895,702 33.96% 3.13%
General Fund Appropriations $0 0.00% 0.00%
Other State Imposts $0 0.00% 0.00%
Miscellaneous $329,361 5.90% 3.83%
Bonds $2,741,519 49.12% 13.02%
Federal payments $614,970 11.02% 1.70%
Local payments $0 0.00% 0.00%
Total $5,581,552 100.00% 3.92%
State Disbursements for Highways (SF-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Capital Outlay $1,594,245 0.3775853 2.24%
Maintenance and Services $616,875 0.1461024 2.84%
Administration and Misc. $166,289 0.0393843 1.75%
Highway Law Enforcement & Safety $398,271 0.0943276 4.81%
Interest $819,041 0.1939839 12.99%
Bond Retirement $475,764 0.1126812 5.88%
Grants-in-aid to Locals $151,726 0.0359352 0.81%
Total $4,222,211 62.24% 2.94%
Attributed Federal Trust Fund Receipts – 2009 ($000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway Account $864,243 85.89% 2.86%
Mass Transit Account $141,922 14.11% 2.95%
Total $1,006,165 100.00% 2.88%

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