Skip to contentU.S. Department of Transportation/Federal Highway Administration

State Statistical Abstracts 2010

Louisiana State Flag

Louisiana

For more information, see the Highway Statistics series.
 

Population / Land Area   Distri-bution % of National
Total Population – (Census 2010) 4,533,372   1.5%
Total Land Area Square Miles (PS-1) 43,562   1.2%
Motor Fuel Usage (000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Gasoline/Gasohol (Table MF-33GA) 2,302,675 75.7% 1.7%
Special Fuel (Table MF-33SF) 738,516 24.3% 2.0%
Total Fuel 3,041,191 100.0%  
Off Highway Gasoline (Table MF-21) 74,200 3.2% 1.8%
On Highway Gasoline (Table MF-21) 2,228,477 96.8% 1.7%
Public Road Length (Table HM-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 44,992 73.4% 1.5%
Urban 16,335 26.6% 1.5%
Total 61,327 100.0% 1.5%
Public Road Length (Miles) by Functional System (HM-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 905 1.5% 1.9%
Other Freeways & Expressways 51 0.1% 0.3%
Other Principal Arterials 2,036 3.3% 1.3%
Minor Arterial 3,487 5.7% 1.4%
Major Collector 6,865 11.2% 1.3%
Minor Collector 3,170 5.2% 1.2%
Local 44815 73.1% 1.6%
Total 61,329 26.9% 2.2%
Public Road Length (Miles) by Ownerhip (HM-10)
NOT PUBLISHED IN 2010
State Highway Agencies      
County      
Town/Townships      
Other Jurisdictions      
Federal      
Total      

 

Functional System Lane Length (HM-60) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 3,836 3.0% 1.8%
Other Freeways & Expressways 218 0.2% 0.3%
Other Principal Arterials 6,394 5.0% 1.3%
Minor Arterial 8,345 6.5% 1.5%
Major Collector 14,240 11.0% 1.3%
Minor Collector 6,341 4.9% 1.2%
Local 89629 69.5% 1.6%
Total 129,003 100.0% 1.5%
Vehicle Miles Traveled – (Millions) – (VM-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 19,052 41.9% 1.9%
Urban 26,386 58.1% 1.3%
Total 45,438 100.0% 1.5%
Vehicle Miles Traveled by Functional System (In Millions) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 12,973 28.6% 1.8%
Other Freeways/Expressways 572 1.3% 0.2%
Other Principal Arterial 10,215 22.5% 1.5%
Minor Arterial 9,046 19.9% 1.7%
Major Collector 6,889 15.2% 2.0%
Minor Collector 1,467 3.2% 2.6%
Local 4,277 9.4% 1.1%
Total 45,439 90.6% 1.5%
Driver Licenses (DL-22) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Male 1,515,134 48.35% 1.45%
Female 1,618,497 51.65% 1.53%
Total 3,133,631 100.00% 1.49%
Motor Fuel Tax Rates (MF-121T) ($)  
Gasoline $0.20 Tax Rates as
of Dec. 2010
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 1,917,283 46.14% 1.43%
Trucks/Picks/SUVs 2,146,137 51.65% 1.91%
Buses 22,708 0.55% 2.65%
Total 4,086,128    
Motorcycles 68,922 1.66% 0.84%
Grand Total 4,155,050 100.00% 1.63%
Fatally Injured in Vehicle Crashes (FI-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 389 54.79% 2.17%
Urban 321 45.21% 2.21%
Unknown 0 0.00% 0.00%
Total 710 100% 2.16%

Highway Finance ($000)

State Funding for Highways (Summary) – SF-21 (000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Receipts $2,433,022   1.60%
Disbursements $2,455,747   1.72%
State Revenues Used for Highways (SF-1) ($000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway User Revenues $727,478 29.88% 1.19%
General Fund Appropriations $578,580 23.77% 8.00%
Other State Imposts $42,935 1.76% 0.65%
Miscellaneous $77,377 3.18% 0.94%
Bonds $165,785 6.81% 0.58%
Federal payments $842,415 34.60% 2.13%
Local payments $0 0.00% 0.00%
Total $2,434,570 100.00% 1.57%
State Disbursements for Highways (SF-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Capital Outlay $1,773,985 0.7219259 2.44%
Maintenance and Services $377,320 0.153551 1.72%
Administration and Misc. $61,528 0.0250389 0.70%
Highway Law Enforcement & Safety $79,786 0.032469 0.92%
Interest $124,104 0.0505043 1.78%
Bond Retirement $37,652 0.0153225 0.34%
Grants-in-aid to Locals $2,920 0.0011883 0.02%
Total $2,457,295 27.81% 1.68%
Attributed Federal Trust Fund Receipts – 2010 ($000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway Account $535,850 86.50% 1.78%
Mass Transit Account $83,652 13.50% 1.74%
Total $619,502 100.00% 1.77%

Office of Highway Policy Information
Federal Highway Administration