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State Statistical Abstracts 2009

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Population / Land Area   Distri-bution % of National
Total Population – (Table DL-1C) 1,819,777   0.6%
Total Land Area Square Miles (PS-1) 24,078   0.7%
Motor Fuel Usage (000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Gasoline/Gasohol (Table MF-33GA) 834,175 75.4% 0.6%
Special Fuel (Table MF-33SF) 272,179 24.6% 0.8%
Total Fuel 1,106,354 100.0%  
Off Highway Gasoline (Table MF-21) 18,763 2.2% 0.5%
On Highway Gasoline (Table MF-21) 815,412 97.8% 0.6%
Public Road Length (Table HM-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 33,232 86.1% 1.1%
Urban 5,366 13.9% 0.5%
Total 38,598 100.0% 1.0%
Public Road Length (Miles) by Functional System (HM-20) % D ist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 555 1.4% 1.2%
Other Principal Arterial 1,389 3.6% 0.9%
Minor Arterial 2,087 5.4% 0.9%
Collectors 8,609 22.3% 1.1%
Local 25,948 67.2% 0.9%
Other Freeways/Expressways 10 0.0% 0.1%
Total 38,598 100.0% 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 2,316 2.9% 1.1%
Other Principal Arterial 3,710 4.7% 0.8%
Minor Arterial 4,269 5.4% 0.7%
Collectors 17,225 21.7% 1.1%
Local 51,896 65.3% 0.9%
Other Freeways/Expressways 36 0.0% 0.1%
Total 79,452 100.0% 0.9%
Vehicle Miles Traveled – (Rural/Urban in Millions)) – (VM-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 11,302 57.6% 1.2%
Urban 8,304 42.4% 0.4%
Total 19,606 100.0% 0.7%
Vehicle Miles Traveled by Functional System (In Millions) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 5,656 28.8% 0.8%
Other Principal Arterial 4,475 22.8% 0.7%
Minor Arterial 3,690 18.8% 0.7%
Collectors 4,067 20.7% 1.0%
Local 1,638 8.4% 0.4%
Other Freeways/Expressways 80 0.4% 0.0%
Total 19,606 100.0% 0.7%
Driver Licenses (DL-1C) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Male 662,305 49.84% 0.64%
Female 666,687 50.16% 0.63%
Total 1,328,992 100.00% 0.63%
Motor Fuel Tax Rates (MF-121T) (Cents)  
Gasoline $0.322 Tax Rates as
of Dec. 2009
Diesel $0.322
Gasohol $0.322

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 700,103 47.92% 0.52%
Trucks/Picks/SUVs 709,664 48.57% 0.64%
Buses 2,711 0.19% 0.32%
Total 1,412,478    
Motorcycles 48,533 3.32% 0.62%
Grand Total 1,461,011 100.00% 0.57%
Fatally Injured in Vehicle Crashes (FI-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 251 70.51% 1.31%
Urban 105 29.49% 0.73%
Unknown 0 0.00% 0.00%
Total 356 100% 1.05%

Highway Finance ($000)

State Funding for Highways (Summary) – SF-21 (000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Receipts $1,318,542   0.94%
Disbursements $1,357,007   0.96%
State Revenues Used for Highways (SF-1) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway User Revenues $677,142 49.39% 1.12%
General Fund Appropriations $17,889 1.30% 0.24%
Other State Imposts $3,494 0.25% 0.07%
Miscellaneous $42,283 3.08% 0.49%
Bonds $134,108 9.78% 0.64%
Federal payments $495,789 36.16% 1.37%
Local payments $439 0.03% 0.01%
Total $1,371,144 100.00% 0.96%
State Disbursements for Highways (SF-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Capital Outlay $841,764 0.5971613 1.18%
Maintenance and Services $289,994 0.2057266 1.34%
Administration and Misc. $95,672 0.0678713 1.01%
Highway Law Enforcement & Safety $38,549 0.0273473 0.47%
Interest $31,684 0.0224772 0.50%
Bond Retirement $101,263 0.0718377 1.25%
Grants-in-aid to Locals $10,683 0.0075787 0.06%
Total $1,409,609 40.28% 0.98%
Attributed Federal Trust Fund Receipts – 2009 ($000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway Account $200,621 86.59% 0.66%
Mass Transit Account $31,075 13.41% 0.65%
Total $231,696 100.00% 0.66%

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