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State Statistical Abstracts 2008

Alaska

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Population / Land Area % Dist. % Nat'l.
Total Population - (DL-1C) 686,293   0.2%
Total Land Area (PS-1) 571,951   16.2%
Motor Fuel Usage (000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Gasoline/Gasohol (MF-33GA) 289,510 54.2% 0.2%
Special Fuel (MF-33SF) 244,816 45.8% 0.6%
Total Fuel 534,326 100.0%  
Off Highway Gasoline (MF-21) 25,866 9.0% 0.7%
On Highway Gasoline (MF-21) 261,376 91.0% 0.2%
Public Road Length (Table HM-10) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 12,987 84.7% 0.4%
Urban 2,341 15.3% 0.2%
Total 15,328 100.0% 0.4%
Public Road Length by Functional System (HM-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 1,082 7.1% 2.3%
Other Principal Arterial 867 5.7% 0.5%
Minor Arterial 651 4.2% 0.3%
Collectors 2,807 18.3% 0.4%
Local 9,922 64.7% 0.4%
Other Freeways/ Expressways 0 0.0% 0.0%
Total 15,329 100.0% 0.4%
Public Road Length (Miles) by Ownership (HM-10) % Dist. % Nat'l.
State Highway Agencies 5,650 36.9% 0.7%
County 3,522 23.0% 0.2%
Town/Townships 1,816 11.8% 0.1%
Other Jurisdictions 2,803 18.3% 4.9%
Federal 1,537 10.0% 1.2%
Total 15,328 100.0% 0.4%
Functional System Lane Length (HM-60) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 2,410 7.7% 1.1%
Other Principal Arterial 1,862 6.0% 0.4%
Minor Arterial 1,420 4.6% 0.3%
Collectors 5,572 17.9% 0.3%
Local 19,844 63.8% 0.4%
Other Freeways/ Expressways 0 0.0% 0.0%
Total 31,108 100.0% 0.4%
Vehicle Miles Traveled - (Millions) - (VM-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 2,393 49.2% 0.2%
Urban 2,472 50.8% 0.1%
Total 4,865 100.0% 0.2%
Vehicle Miles Traveled by Functional System (In Millions) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 1,465 30.1% 0.2%
Other Principal Arterial 757 15.6% 0.1%
Minor Arterial 890 18.3% 0.2%
Collectors 1,041 21.4% 0.2%
Local 712 14.6% 0.2%
Other Freeways/ Expressways 0 0.0% 0.0%
Total 4,865 100.0% 0.2%
Driver Licenses (DL-1C) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Male 267,442 53.15% 0.26%
Female 235,720 46.85% 0.23%
Total 503,162 100.00% 0.24%
Motor Fuel Tax Rates (MF-121T) (Cents)
Gasoline 8
Diesel 8
Gasohol 8
Vehicle Registrations (MV-1) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Autos 242,650 33.76% 0.18%
Trucks/Picks/SUVs 445,343 61.97% 0.40%
Buses 2,763 0.38% 0.33%
Total 690,756    
Motorcycles 27,931 3.89% 0.36%
Grand Total 718,687 100.00% 0.28%
Fatally Injured in Vehicle Crashes (FI-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 45 72.58% 0.22%
Urban 15 24.19% 0.09%
Unknown 2 3.23% 0.40%
Total 62 100% 0.17%

Highway Finance ($000)

State Funding for Highways (Summary) (SF-21) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Receipts $797,188   0.58%
Disbursements $730,157   0.55%
Revenues used for Highways (All Units Government -2007) (HF-1) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway Usesr Taxes $418,950 46.68% 0.99%
Tolls $107,125 11.93% 0.17%
General Fund $193,369 21.54% 0.61%
Property Taxes $108,474 12.09% 1.26%
Other Imposts $10,509 1.17% 0.08%
Misc. Receipts $4,276 0.48% 0.03%
Bonds $54,877 6.11% 0.21%
Total $897,580 100.00% 0.45%
Disbursements for Highways (All Units Government-2007) (HF-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Capital Outlay $464,815 49.15% 0.51%
Maintenance and Services $301,634 31.89% 0.68%
Administration and Misc. $62,409 6.60% 0.48%
Highway Law Enforcment & Safety $47,125 4.98% 0.32%
Interest $25,788 2.73% 0.31%
Bond Retirement $43,997 4.65% 0.55%
Total $945,768 100.00% 0.52%
Attributed Federal Trust Fund Receipts - 2008 ($000) (FE-9) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway Account $103,595 87.81% 0.33%
Mass Transit Account $14,387 12.19% 0.29%
Total $117,982 100.00% 0.32%

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