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State Statistical Abstracts 2010

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Population / Land Area   Distri-bution % of National
Total Population – (Census 2010) 6,547,629   2.1%
Total Land Area Square Miles (PS-1) 7,840   0.2%
Motor Fuel Usage (000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Gasoline/Gasohol (Table MF-33GA) 2,795,148 87.5% 2.0%
Special Fuel (Table MF-33SF) 398,474 12.5% 1.1%
Total Fuel 3,193,622 100.0%  
Off Highway Gasoline (Table MF-21) 55,865 2.0% 1.4%
On Highway Gasoline (Table MF-21) 2,736,077 98.0% 2.0%
Public Road Length (Table HM-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 7,983 22.0% 0.3%
Urban 28,265 78.0% 2.6%
Total 36,248 100.0% 0.9%
Public Road Length (Miles) by Functional System (HM-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 573 1.6% 1.2%
Other Freeways & Expressways 345 1.0% 2.4%
Other Principal Arterials 1,992 5.5% 1.3%
Minor Arterial 4,139 11.4% 1.7%
Major Collector 4,053 11.2% 0.8%
Minor Collector 775 2.1% 0.3%
Local 24370 67.2% 0.9%
Total 36,247 32.8% 1.3%
Public Road Length (Miles) by Ownerhip (HM-10)
NOT PUBLISHED IN 2010
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Functional System Lane Length (HM-60) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 3,209 4.2% 1.5%
Other Freeways/Expressways 1,414 1.8% 2.2%
Other Principal Arterials 4,947 6.5% 1.0%
Minor Arterial 8,638 11.3% 1.5%
Major Collector 8,077 10.5% 0.7%
Minor Collector 1,551 2.0% 0.3%
Local 48739 63.6% 0.9%
Total 76,575 100.0% 0.9%
Vehicle Miles Traveled – (Millions) – (VM-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 4,284 7.8% 0.4%
Urban 50,528 92.2% 2.6%
Total 54,812 100.0% 1.9%
Vehicle Miles Traveled by Functional System (Millions) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 16,465 30.3% 2.3%
Other Freeways/Expressways 5,821 10.7% 2.4%
Other Principal Arterial 11,276 20.7% 1.7%
Minor Arterial 9,204 16.9% 1.8%
Major Collector 3,319 6.1% 0.9%
Minor Collector 155 0.3% 0.3%
Local 8122 14.9% 2.0%
Total 54,362 85.1% 1.8%
Driver Licenses (DL-22) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Male 2,255,492 49.11% 2.16%
Female 2,337,008 50.89% 2.21%
Total 4,592,500 100.00% 2.19%
Motor Fuel Tax Rates (MF-121T) (Cents)  
Gasoline $0.21 Tax Rates as
of Dec. 2010
Diesel $0.21
Gasohol $0.21

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 3,144,691 57.25% 2.35%
Trucks/Picks/SUVs 2,177,252 39.64% 1.94%
Buses 11,972 0.22% 1.40%
Total 5,333,915    
Motorcycles 159,000 2.89% 1.94%
Grand Total 5,492,915 100.00% 2.16%
Fatally Injured in Vehicle Crashes (FI-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 20 6.37% 0.11%
Urban 276 87.90% 1.90%
Unknown 18 5.73% 4.09%
Total 314 100% 0.95%

Highway Finance ($000)

State Funding for Highways (Summary) – SF-21 (000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Receipts $3,290,892   2.17%
Disbursements $2,923,022   2.04%
State Revenues Used for Highways (SF-1) ($000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway User Revenues $760,061 23.10% 1.25%
General Fund Appropriations $407,635 12.39% 5.64%
Other State Imposts $617,205 18.75% 9.28%
Miscellaneous $290,765 8.84% 3.52%
Bonds $684,681 20.81% 2.38%
Federal payments $530,545 16.12% 1.34%
Local payments $0 0.00% 0.00%
Total $3,290,892 100.00% 2.13%
State Disbursements for Highways (SF-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Capital Outlay $1,345,806 0.460416 1.85%
Maintenance and Services $286,495 0.0980133 1.31%
Administration and Misc. $274,098 0.0937721 3.12%
Highway Law Enforcement & Safety $203,205 0.0695188 2.34%
Interest $349,534 0.1195797 5.01%
Bond Retirement $295,437 0.1010725 2.69%
Grants-in-aid to Locals $168,447 0.0576277 1.05%
Total $2,923,022 53.96% 2.00%
Attributed Federal Trust Fund Receipts – 2010 ($000) (Table FE-9) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway Account $527,269 85.52% 1.75%
Mass Transit Account $89,258 14.48% 1.86%
Total $616,527 100.00% 1.76%

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