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State Statistical Abstracts 2009

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Population / Land Area  
Total Population – (Table DL-1C) 307,006,550
Total Land Area Square Miles (PS-1) 3,537,441
Motor Fuel Usage (000) % Dist.
Gasoline/Gasohol (Table MF-33GA) 137,032,274 79.5%
Special Fuel (Table MF-33SF) 35,293,182 20.5%
Total Fuel 172,325,456 100.0%
Off Highway Gasoline (Table MF-21) 3,820,604 2.8%
On Highway Gasoline (Table MF-21) 132,926,657 97.2%
Public Road Length – (Table VM-20) % Dist.
Rural 2,969,347 73.3%
Urban 1,081,370 26.7%
Total 4,050,717 100.0%
Public Road Length Miles by Functional System (HM-20) % Dist.
Interstate 46,721 1.2%
Other Principal Arterial 158,577 3.9%
Minor Arterial 244,073 6.0%
Collectors 793,248 19.6%
Local 2,795,811 69.0%
Other Freeways/Expressways 12,287 0.3%
Total 4,050,717 100.0%
Public Road Length (Miles) by Ownerhip (HM-10)
NOT PUBLISHED IN 2009
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Functional System Lane Length (Table HM-60) % Dist.
Interstate 212,828 2.5%
Other Principal Arterial 479,680 5.6%
Minor Arterial 570,562 6.7%
Collectors 1,631,417 19.1%
Local 5,591,933 65.5%
Other Freeways/Expressways 55,743 0.7%
Total 8,542,163 100.0%

HHighway Annual Vehicle Miles (Millions) (VM-2)

Vehicle Miles Traveled – (Rural/Urban in Millions)) – (VM-2) % Dist.
Rural 980,226 33.2%
Urban 1,973,275 66.8%
Total 2,953,501 100.0%
Vehicle Miles Traveled by Functional System (Millions - VM0-2) % Dist.
Interstate 716,836 24.3%
Other Principal Arterial 670,974 22.7%
Minor Arterial 526,758 17.8%
Collectors 409,873 13.9%
Local 402,252 13.6%
Other Freeways/Expressways 226,808 7.7%
Total 2,953,501 100%
Driver Licenses (Table DL-1C) % Dist.
Male 104,261,813 49.7%
Female 105,356,573 50.3%
Total 209,618,386 100.0%
Motor Fuel Tax Rates (Table MF-121T) - ($) Nationwide Weighted Average  
Gasoline $0.2061 Tax Rates as
of Dec. 2009
Diesel $0.2128
Gasohol $0.2102

NOTE: Tax rates do not include Federal gas tax of 18.4 cents or diesel of 24.4 cents

Vehicle Registrations (Table MV-1) % Dist.
Autos 134,879,600 53.1%
Trucks/Picks/SUVs 110,561,293 43.5%
Buses 841,993 0.3%
Total 246,282,886  
Motorcycles 7,883,446 3.1%
Grand Total 254,166,332 100.0%
Fatally Injured in Vehicle Crashes (Table FI-20) % Dist.
Rural 19,125 56.6%
Urban 14,298 42.3%
Unknown 385 1.1%
Total 33,808 100.0%

Highway Finance ($000)

State Funding for Highways (Summary - Table SF-21)
Receipts $140,433,301
Disbursements $141,637,282
State Revenues Used for Highways (Table SF-1) % Dist.
Highway User Revenues $60,547,742 42.5%
General Fund Appropriations $7,308,616 5.1%
Other State Imposts $5,138,041 3.6%
Miscellaneous $8,605,616 6.0%
Bonds $21,064,216 14.8%
Federal payments $36,239,987 25.4%
Local payments $3,658,387 2.6%
Total $142,562,605 100.0%
State Disbursements for Highways (SF-2) % Dist.
Capital Outlay $71,158,739 49.5%
Maintenance and Services $21,722,397 15.1%
Administration and Misc. $9,487,572 6.6%
Highway Law Enforcement & Safety $8,272,690 5.8%
Interest $6,304,759 4.4%
Bond Retirement $8,096,260 5.6%
Grants-in-aid to Locals $18,724,168 13.0%
Total $143,766,585 100.0%
Attributed Federal Trust Fund Receipts – 2009 ($000) (Table FE-9) % Dist.
Highway Account $30,174,795 86.2%
Mass Transit Account $4,811,042 13.8%
Total $34,985,837 100.0%

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