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State Statistical Abstracts 2010

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Population / Land Area   Distri-bution % of National
Total Population – (Census 2010) 9,535,483   3.1%
Total Land Area Square Miles (PS-1) 48,711   1.4%
Motor Fuel Usage (000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Gasoline/Gasohol (Table MF-33GA) 4,503,215 82.0% 3.3%
Special Fuel (Table MF-33SF) 991,654 18.0% 2.7%
Total Fuel 5,494,869 100.0%  
Off Highway Gasoline (Table MF-21) 139,601 3.1% 3.4%
On Highway Gasoline (Table MF-21) 4,359,913 96.9% 3.3%
Public Road Length (Table HM-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 70,086 66.3% 2.4%
Urban 35,567 33.7% 3.3%
Total 105,653 100.0% 2.6%
Public Road Length (Miles) by Functional System (HM-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 1,172 1.1% 2.5%
Other Freeways & Expressways 481 0.5% 3.3%
Other Principal Arterials 3,686 3.5% 2.3%
Minor Arterial 5,846 5.5% 2.4%
Major Collector 10,758 10.2% 2.0%
Minor Collector 6,569 6.2% 2.5%
Local 77141 73.0% 2.7%
Total 105,653 27.0% 3.8%
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 5,588 2.1% 2.6%
Other Freeways/Expressways 2,044 0.8% 3.1%
Other Principal Arterials 18,080 6.9% 3.8%
Minor Arterial 26,516 10.1% 4.6%
Major Collector 43,781 16.6% 4.0%
Minor Collector 13,178 5.0% 2.5%
Local 154282 58.6% 2.7%
Total 263,469 100.0% 3.1%
Vehicle Miles Traveled – (Millions) – (VM-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 40,007 39.1% 4.1%
Urban 62,378 60.9% 3.1%
Total 102,385 100.0% 3.5%
Vehicle Miles Traveled by Functional System (Millions) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 20,903 20.4% 2.9%
Other Freeways/Expressways 5,456 5.3% 2.3%
Other Principal Arterial 20,076 19.6% 3.0%
Minor Arterial 17,061 16.7% 3.2%
Major Collector 14,104 13.8% 4.0%
Minor Collector 3488 3.4% 6.1%
Local 21297 20.8% 5.3%
Total 102,385 79.2% 3.5%
Driver Licenses (DL-22) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Male 3,185,667 48.74% 3.05%
Female 3,350,934 51.26% 3.17%
Total 6,536,601 100.00% 3.11%
Motor Fuel Tax Rates (MF-121T) ($)  
Gasoline $0.321 Tax Rates as
of Dec. 2010
Diesel $0.321
Gasohol $0.321

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 3,281,831 55.84% 2.46%
Trucks/Picks/SUVs 2,426,618 41.29% 2.16%
Buses 34,380 0.58% 4.01%
Total 5,742,829    
Motorcycles 134,440 2.29% 1.64%
Grand Total 5,877,269 100.00% 2.31%
Fatally Injured in Vehicle Crashes (FI-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 945 71.65% 5.27%
Urban 374 28.35% 2.57%
Unknown 0 0.00% 0.00%
Total 1319 100% 4.01%

Highway Finance ($000)

State Funding for Highways (Summary) – SF-21 (000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Receipts $4,218,655   2.78%
Disbursements $3,645,572   2.55%
State Revenues Used for Highways (SF-1) ($000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway User Revenues $1,966,198 46.61% 3.23%
General Fund Appropriations $0 0.00% 0.00%
Other State Imposts $445,043 10.55% 6.69%
Miscellaneous $66,914 1.59% 0.81%
Bonds $865,278 20.51% 3.01%
Federal payments $844,395 20.02% 2.13%
Local payments $30,827 0.73% 0.91%
Total $4,218,655 100.00% 2.73%
State Disbursements for Highways (SF-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Capital Outlay $2,111,677 0.5792444 2.91%
Maintenance and Services $686,371 0.1882753 3.13%
Administration and Misc. $193,238 0.0530062 2.20%
Highway Law Enforcement & Safety $358,314 0.0982875 4.12%
Interest $57,158 0.0156787 0.82%
Bond Retirement $105,149 0.0288429 0.96%
Grants-in-aid to Locals $133,665 0.036665 0.84%
Total $3,645,572 42.08% 2.50%
Attributed Federal Trust Fund Receipts – 2010 ($000) (Table FE-9) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway Account $912,879 85.99% 3.03%
Mass Transit Account $148,789 14.01% 3.09%
Total $1,061,668 100.00% 3.03%

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