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State Statistical Abstracts 2010

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Population / Land Area   Distri-bution % of National
Total Population – (Census 2010) 6,346,105   2.1%
Total Land Area Square Miles (PS-1) 41,217   1.2%
Motor Fuel Usage (000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Gasoline/Gasohol (Table MF-33GA) 3,214,164 78.3% 2.3%
Special Fuel (Table MF-33SF) 892,254 21.7% 2.4%
Total Fuel 4,106,418 100.0%  
Off Highway Gasoline (Table MF-21) 103,747 3.2% 2.5%
On Highway Gasoline (Table MF-21) 3,110,416 96.8% 2.3%
Public Road Length (Table HM-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 69,971 74.3% 2.4%
Urban 24,236 25.7% 2.2%
Total 94,207 100.0% 2.3%
Public Road Length (Miles) by Functional System (HM-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 1,104 1.2% 2.4%
Other Freeways & Expressways 152 0.2% 1.0%
Other Principal Arterials 3,426 3.6% 2.2%
Minor Arterial 5,699 6.0% 2.3%
Major Collector 7,424 7.9% 1.4%
Minor Collector 10,527 11.2% 4.0%
Local 65873 69.9% 2.3%
Total 94,205 30.1% 3.4%
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 5,128 2.6% 2.4%
Other Freeways/Expressways 681 0.3% 1.0%
Other Principal Arterials 11,595 5.8% 2.4%
Minor Arterial 13,670 6.9% 2.4%
Major Collector 15,183 7.6% 1.4%
Minor Collector 21,054 10.6% 3.9%
Local 131747 66.2% 2.3%
Total 199,058 100.0% 2.3%
Vehicle Miles Traveled – (Millions) – (VM-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 28,412 40.3% 2.9%
Urban 42,027 59.7% 2.1%
Total 70,439 100.0% 2.4%
Vehicle Miles Traveled by Functional System (Millions) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 20,297 28.8% 2.8%
Other Freeways/Expressways 1,973 2.8% 0.8%
Other Principal Arterial 16,354 23.2% 2.5%
Minor Arterial 13,354 19.0% 2.5%
Major Collector 6,185 8.8% 1.8%
Minor Collector 2761 3.9% 4.8%
Local 9515 13.5% 2.4%
Total 70,439 86.5% 2.4%
Driver Licenses (DL-22) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Male 2,176,558 49.26% 2.09%
Female 2,241,652 50.74% 2.12%
Total 4,418,210 100.00% 2.10%
Motor Fuel Tax Rates (MF-121T) ($)  
Gasoline $0.20 Tax Rates as
of Dec. 2010
Diesel $0.17
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 2,734,382 51.82% 2.05%
Trucks/Picks/SUVs 2,357,991 44.69% 2.10%
Buses 21,540 0.41% 2.51%
Total 5,113,913    
Motorcycles 162,807 3.09% 1.98%
Grand Total 5,276,720 100.00% 2.07%
Fatally Injured in Vehicle Crashes (FI-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 606 58.78% 3.38%
Urban 425 41.22% 2.92%
Unknown 0 0.00% 0.00%
Total 1031 100% 3.14%

Highway Finance ($000)

State Funding for Highways (Summary) – SF-21 (000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Receipts $1,936,411   1.27%
Disbursements $2,075,846   1.45%
State Revenues Used for Highways (SF-1) ($000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway User Revenues $967,898 49.98% 1.59%
General Fund Appropriations $0 0.00% 0.00%
Other State Imposts $43,928 2.27% 0.66%
Miscellaneous $54,957 2.84% 0.67%
Bonds $0 0.00% 0.00%
Federal payments $869,628 44.91% 2.20%
Local payments $0 0.00% 0.00%
Total $1,936,411 100.00% 1.25%
State Disbursements for Highways (SF-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Capital Outlay $1,228,642 0.5918753 1.69%
Maintenance and Services $265,932 0.1281078 1.21%
Administration and Misc. $261,778 0.1261067 2.98%
Highway Law Enforcement & Safety $34,059 0.0164073 0.39%
Interest $0 0 0.00%
Bond Retirement $0 0 0.00%
Grants-in-aid to Locals $285,435 0.137503 1.79%
Total $2,075,846 40.81% 1.42%
Attributed Federal Trust Fund Receipts – 2010 ($000) (Table FE-9) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway Account $700,014 86.27% 2.32%
Mass Transit Account $111,420 13.73% 2.32%
Total $811,434 100.00% 2.32%

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