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State Statistical Abstracts 2009

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Population / Land Area   Distri-bution % of National
Total Population – (Table DL-1C) 24,782,302   8.1%
Total Land Area Square Miles (PS-1) 261,797   7.4%
Motor Fuel Usage (000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Gasoline/Gasohol (Table MF-33GA) 12,072,166 76.3% 8.8%
Special Fuel (Table MF-33SF) 3,744,340 23.7% 10.6%
Total Fuel 15,816,506 100.0%  
Off Highway Gasoline (Table MF-21) 240,194 2.0% 6.3%
On Highway Gasoline (Table MF-21) 11,813,364 98.0% 8.9%
Public Road Length (Table HM-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 213,733 68.8% 7.2%
Urban 97,117 31.2% 9.0%
Total 310,850 100.0% 7.7%
Public Road Length (Miles) by Functional System (HM-20) % D ist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 3,233 1.0% 6.9%
Other Principal Arterial 13,277 4.3% 8.4%
Minor Arterial 18,368 5.9% 7.5%
Collectors 64,729 20.8% 8.2%
Local 209,757 67.5% 7.5%
Other Freeways/Expressways 1,486 0.5% 12.1%
Total 310,850 100.0% 7.7%
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 15,195 2.3% 7.1%
Other Principal Arterial 45,632 6.8% 9.5%
Minor Arterial 48,058 7.2% 8.4%
Collectors 133,151 19.9% 8.2%
Local 419,818 62.7% 7.5%
Other Freeways/Expressways 7,336 1.1% 13.2%
Total 669,190 100.0% 7.8%
Vehicle Miles Traveled – (Rural/Urban in Millions)) – (VM-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 67,604 29.3% 6.9%
Urban 162,807 70.7% 8.3%
Total 230,411 100.0% 7.8%
Vehicle Miles Traveled by Functional System (In Millions) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 54,138 23.5% 7.6%
Other Principal Arterial 57,080 24.8% 8.5%
Minor Arterial 40,647 17.6% 7.7%
Collectors 33,176 14.4% 8.1%
Local 15,235 6.6% 3.8%
Other Freeways/Expressways 30135 13.1% 13.3%
Total 230,411 100.0% 7.8%
Driver Licenses (DL-1C) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Male 7,689,887 50.02% 7.38%
Female 7,684,176 49.98% 7.29%
Total 15,374,063 100.00% 7.33%
Motor Fuel Tax Rates (MF-121T) (Cents)  
Gasoline $0.20 Tax Rates as
of Dec. 2009
Diesel $0.20
Gasohol $0.20

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 8,830,974 47.37% 6.55%
Trucks/Picks/SUVs 9,284,557 49.80% 8.40%
Buses 92,639 0.50% 11.00%
Total 18,208,170    
Motorcycles 435,492 2.34% 5.52%
Grand Total 18,643,662 100.00% 7.34%
Fatally Injured in Vehicle Crashes (FI-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 1641 53.44% 8.58%
Urban 1414 46.04% 9.89%
Unknown 16 0.52% 4.16%
Total 3071 100% 9.08%

Highway Finance ($000)

State Funding for Highways (Summary) – SF-21 (000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Receipts $8,992,774   6.40%
Disbursements $9,204,585   6.50%
State Revenues Used for Highways (SF-1) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway User Revenues $3,351,300 34.65% 5.53%
General Fund Appropriations $25,237 0.26% 0.35%
Other State Imposts $39,631 0.41% 0.77%
Miscellaneous $1,498,760 15.50% 17.42%
Bonds $2,046,412 21.16% 9.72%
Federal payments $2,555,067 26.42% 7.05%
Local payments $154,993 1.60% 4.24%
Total $9,671,400 100.00% 6.78%
State Disbursements for Highways (SF-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Capital Outlay $5,364,789 0.5428184 7.54%
Maintenance and Services $1,285,943 0.1301139 5.92%
Administration and Misc. $288,814 0.0292227 3.04%
Highway Law Enforcement & Safety $777,356 0.0786542 9.40%
Interest $713,907 0.0722343 11.32%
Bond Retirement $989,181 0.100087 12.22%
Grants-in-aid to Locals $463,221 0.0468695 2.47%
Total $9,883,211 45.72% 6.87%
Attributed Federal Trust Fund Receipts – 2009 ($000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway Account $2,851,077 86.51% 9.45%
Mass Transit Account $444,620 13.49% 9.24%
Total $3,295,697 100.00% 9.42%

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