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State Statistical Abstracts 2010

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Population / Land Area   Distri-bution % of National
Total Population – (Census 2010) 1,316,470   0.4%
Total Land Area Square Miles (PS-1) 8,968   0.3%
Motor Fuel Usage (000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Gasoline/Gasohol (Table MF-33GA) 718,249 88.4% 0.5%
Special Fuel (Table MF-33SF) 94,210 11.6% 0.3%
Total Fuel 812,459 100.0%  
Off Highway Gasoline (Table MF-21) 19,055 2.7% 0.5%
On Highway Gasoline (Table MF-21) 699,199 97.3% 0.5%
Public Road Length (Table HM-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 11,150 69.3% 0.4%
Urban 4,935 30.7% 0.5%
Total 16,085 100.0% 0.4%
Public Road Length (Miles) by Functional System (HM-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 225 1.4% 0.5%
Other Freeways & Expressways 73 0.5% 0.5%
Other Principal Arterials 557 3.5% 0.4%
Minor Arterial 964 6.0% 0.4%
Major Collector 1,597 9.9% 0.3%
Minor Collector 1,147 7.1% 0.4%
Local 11521 71.6% 0.4%
Total 16,084 28.4% 0.6%
Functional System Lane Length (HM-60) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 1,004 3.0% 0.5%
Other Freeways/Expressways 321 1.0% 0.5%
Other Principal Arterials 1,221 3.7% 0.3%
Minor Arterial 2,010 6.1% 0.4%
Major Collector 3,203 9.7% 0.3%
Minor Collector 2,294 6.9% 0.4%
Local 23,041 69.6% 0.4%
Total 33,094 100.0% 0.4%
Vehicle Miles Traveled – (Millions) – (VM-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 5,742 43.9% 0.6%
Urban 7,324 56.1% 0.4%
Total 13,066 100.0% 0.4%
Vehicle Miles Traveled by Functional System (Millions) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 2,894 22.1% 0.4%
Other Freeways/Expressways 1,278 9.8% 0.5%
Other Principal Arterial 2,364 18.1% 0.4%
Minor Arterial 2,821 21.6% 0.5%
Major Collector 1,995 15.3% 0.6%
Minor Collector 579 4.4% 1.0%
Local 1135 8.7% 0.3%
Total 13,066 91.3% 0.4%
Driver Licenses (DL-22) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Male 519,950 50.14% 0.50%
Female 517,133 49.86% 0.49%
Total 1,037,083 100.00% 0.49%
Motor Fuel Tax Rates (MF-121T) ($)  
Gasoline $0.196 Tax Rates as
of Dec. 2010
Diesel $0.196
Gasohol $0.196

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 618,598 48.21% 0.46%
Trucks/Picks/SUVs 582,353 45.38% 0.52%
Buses 2,023 0.16% 0.24%
Total 1,202,974    
Motorcycles 80,173 6.25% 0.98%
Grand Total 1,283,147 100.00% 0.50%
Fatally Injured in Vehicle Crashes (FI-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 86 67.19% 0.48%
Urban 42 32.81% 0.29%
Unknown 0 0.00% 0.00%
Total 128 100% 0.39%

Highway Finance ($000)

State Funding for Highways (Summary) – SF-21 (000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Receipts $926,357   0.61%
Disbursements $776,045   0.54%
State Revenues Used for Highways (SF-1) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway User Revenues $394,746 41.87% 0.65%
General Fund Appropriations $0 0.00% 0.00%
Other State Imposts $0 0.00% 0.00%
Miscellaneous $79,166 8.40% 0.96%
Bonds $242,736 25.74% 0.85%
Federal payments $225,228 23.89% 0.57%
Local payments $1,024 0.11% 0.03%
Total $942,900 100.00% 0.61%
State Disbursements for Highways (SF-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Capital Outlay $332,387 0.4193692 0.46%
Maintenance and Services $80,126 0.1010941 0.37%
Administration and Misc. $95,025 0.119892 1.08%
Highway Law Enforcement & Safety $91,799 0.1158218 1.06%
Interest $103,541 0.1306366 1.48%
Bond Retirement $59,447 0.0750037 0.54%
Grants-in-aid to Locals $30,263 0.0381825 0.19%
Total $792,588 58.06% 0.54%
Attributed Federal Trust Fund Receipts – 2010 ($000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway Account $132,949 85.42% 0.44%
Mass Transit Account $22,698 14.58% 0.47%
Total $155,647 100.00% 0.44%

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