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State Statistical Abstracts 2008

Alabama

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Population / Land Area % Dist. % Nat'l.
Total Population - (DL-1C) 4,661,900   1.5%
Total Land Area (PS-1) 50,744   1.4%
Motor Fuel Usage (000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Gasoline/Gasohol (MF-33GA) 2,584,400 76.9% 1.9%
Special Fuel (MF-33SF) 774,381 23.1% 2.0%
Total Fuel 3,358,781 100.0%
Off Highway Gasoline (MF-21) 70,697 2.7% 1.9%
On Highway Gasoline (MF-21) 2,510,679 97.3% 1.9%
Public Road Length (Table HM-10) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 75,390 77.5% 2.5%
Urban 21,935 22.5% 2.1%
Total 97,325 100.0% 2.4%
Public Road Length by Functional System (HM-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 905 0.9% 1.9%
Other Principal Arterial 3,208 3.3% 2.0%
Minor Arterial 6,013 6.2% 2.5%
Collectors 20,571 21.1% 2.6%
Local 66,587 68.4% 2.4%
Other Freeways/ Expressways 41 0.0% 0.4%
Total 97,325 100.0% 2.4%
Public Road Length (Miles) by Ownership (HM-10) % Dist. % Nat'l.
State Highway Agencies 10,938 11.2% 1.4%
County 60,734 62.4% 3.4%
Town/Townships 24,051 24.7% 1.9%
Other Jurisdictions 169 0.2% 0.3%
Federal 1,433 1.5% 1.1%
Total 97,325 100.0% 2.4%
Functional System Lane Length (HM-60) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 3,935 2.0% 1.8%
Other Principal Arterial 9,561 4.7% 2.0%
Minor Arterial 13,380 6.6% 2.4%
Collectors 41,528 20.6% 2.6%
Local 133,174 66.0% 2.4%
Other Freeways/ Expressways 174 0.1% 0.3%
Total 201,752 100.0% 2.4%
Vehicle Miles Traveled - (Millions) - (VM-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 28,885 48.7% 2.9%
Urban 30,418 51.3% 1.5%
Total 59,303 100.0% 2.0%
Vehicle Miles Traveled by Functional System (In Millions) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 12,950 21.8% 1.8%
Other Principal Arterial 13,334 22.5% 1.9%
Minor Arterial 9,954 16.8% 1.9%
Collectors 8,322 14.0% 2.0%
Local 14,100 23.8% 3.5%
Other Freeways/ Expressways 643 1.1% 0.3%
Total 59,303 100.0% 2.0%
Driver Licenses (DL-1C) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Male 1,835,878 48.91% 1.77%
Female 1,917,672 51.09% 1.83%
Total 3,753,550 100.00% 1.80%
Motor Fuel Tax Rates (MF-121T) (Cents)
Gasoline 18
Diesel 19
Gasohol 18
Vehicle Registrations (MV-1) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Autos 2,220,095 45.71% 1.62%
Trucks/Picks/SUVs 2,500,749 51.49% 2.27%
Buses 8,947 0.18% 1.06%
Total 4,729,791    
Motorcycles 126,675 2.61% 1.64%
Grand Total 4,856,466 100.00% 1.90%
Fatally Injured in Vehicle Crashes (FI-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 592 61.28% 2.85%
Urban 325 33.64% 2.04%
Unknown 49 5.07% 9.84%
Total 966 100% 2.59%

Highway Finance ($000)

State Funding for Highways (Summary) (SF-21) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Receipts $1,915,157   1.39%
Disbursements $1,916,256   1.44%
Revenues used for Highways (All Units Government - 2007) (HF-1) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway Usesr Taxes $881,005 35.74% 2.09%
Tolls $845,142 34.28% 1.36%
General Fund $428,223 17.37% 1.35%
Property Taxes $95,323 3.87% 1.11%
Other Imposts $105,104 4.26% 0.79%
Misc. Receipts $79,516 3.23% 0.50%
Bonds $31,002 1.26% 0.12%
Total $2,465,315 100.00% 1.22%
Disbursements for Highways (All Units Government-2007) (HF-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Capital Outlay $1,223,996 50.71% 1.35%
Maintenance and Services $545,626 22.60% 1.23%
Administration and Misc. $267,068 11.06% 2.04%
Highway Law Enforcment & Safety $311,545 12.91% 2.12%
Interest $32,255 1.34% 0.39%
Bond Retirement $33,364 1.38% 0.42%
Total $2,413,854 100.00% 1.33%
Attributed Federal Trust Fund Receipts - 2008 ($000) (FE-9) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway Account $623,894 86.32% 1.99%
Mass Transit Account $98,835 13.68% 1.96%
Total $722,729 100.00% 1.99%

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