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State Statistical Abstracts 2009

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Population / Land Area   Distri-bution % of National
Total Population – (Table DL-1C) 6,664,195   2.2%
Total Land Area Square Miles (PS-1) 66,544   1.9%
Motor Fuel Usage (000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Gasoline/Gasohol (Table MF-33GA) 2,708,477 81.8% 2.0%
Special Fuel (Table MF-33SF) 600,804 18.2% 1.7%
Total Fuel 3,309,281 100.0%  
Off Highway Gasoline (Table MF-21) 75,704 2.8% 2.0%
On Highway Gasoline (Table MF-21) 2,612,862 97.2% 2.0%
Public Road Length (Table HM-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 60,316 72.2% 2.0%
Urban 23,191 27.8% 2.1%
Total 83,507 100.0% 2.1%
Public Road Length (Miles) by Functional System (HM-20) % D ist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 764 0.9% 1.6%
Other Principal Arterial 3,307 4.0% 2.1%
Minor Arterial 4,479 5.4% 1.8%
Collectors 17,224 20.6% 2.2%
Local 57,354 68.7% 2.1%
Other Freeways/Expressways 379 0.5% 3.1%
Total 83,507 100.0% 2.1%
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 3,977 2.3% 1.9%
Other Principal Arterial 8,972 5.1% 1.9%
Minor Arterial 11,116 6.4% 1.9%
Collectors 34,489 19.7% 2.1%
Local 114,707 65.7% 2.1%
Other Freeways/Expressways 1,462 0.8% 2.6%
Total 174,723 100.0% 2.0%
Vehicle Miles Traveled – (Rural/Urban in Millions)) – (VM-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 16,687 29.6% 1.7%
Urban 39,730 70.4% 2.0%
Total 56,417 100.0% 1.9%
Vehicle Miles Traveled by Functional System (In Millions) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 15,307 27.1% 2.1%
Other Principal Arterial 12,779 22.7% 1.9%
Minor Arterial 9,406 16.7% 1.8%
Collectors 8,143 14.4% 2.0%
Local 5,544 9.8% 1.4%
Other Freeways/Expressways 5238 9.3% 2.3%
Total 56,417 100.0% 1.9%
Driver Licenses (DL-1C) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Male 2,602,726 51.78% 2.50%
Female 2,423,795 48.22% 2.30%
Total 5,026,521 100.00% 2.40%
Motor Fuel Tax Rates (MF-121T) (Cents)  
Gasoline $0.375 Tax Rates as
of Dec. 2009
Diesel $0.375
Gasohol $0.375

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 3,101,571 53.39% 2.30%
Trucks/Picks/SUVs 2,466,238 42.46% 2.23%
Buses 12,859 0.22% 1.53%
Total 5,580,668    
Motorcycles 228,204 3.93% 2.89%
Grand Total 5,808,872 100.00% 2.29%
Fatally Injured in Vehicle Crashes (FI-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 419 55.35% 2.19%
Urban 334 44.12% 2.34%
Unknown 4 0.53% 1.04%
Total 757 100% 2.24%

Highway Finance ($000)

State Funding for Highways (Summary) – SF-21 (000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Receipts $3,486,787   2.48%
Disbursements $3,807,417   2.69%
State Revenues Used for Highways (SF-1) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway User Revenues $1,736,755 49.81% 2.87%
General Fund Appropriations $0 0.00% 0.00%
Other State Imposts $49,002 1.41% 0.95%
Miscellaneous $311,443 8.93% 3.62%
Bonds $507,276 14.55% 2.41%
Federal payments $842,716 24.17% 2.33%
Local payments $39,595 1.14% 1.08%
Total $3,486,787 100.00% 2.45%
State Disbursements for Highways (SF-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Capital Outlay $1,981,924 0.5205429 2.79%
Maintenance and Services $627,698 0.1648619 2.89%
Administration and Misc. $215,427 0.0565809 2.27%
Highway Law Enforcement & Safety $190,781 0.0501077 2.31%
Interest $182,638 0.047969 2.90%
Bond Retirement $128,190 0.0336685 1.58%
Grants-in-aid to Locals $480,759 0.1262691 2.57%
Total $3,807,417 47.95% 2.65%
Attributed Federal Trust Fund Receipts – 2009 ($000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway Account $567,226 86.05% 1.88%
Mass Transit Account $91,960 13.95% 1.91%
Total $659,186 100.00% 1.88%

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