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Arkansas – State Statistical Abstracts 2008 – FHWA

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State Statistical Abstracts 2008

Arkansas

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Population / Land Area % Dist. % Nat'l.
Total Population - (DL-1C) 2,855,390   0.9%
Total Land Area (PS-1) 52,068   1.5%
Motor Fuel Usage (000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Gasoline/Gasohol (MF-33GA) 1,429,141 69.5% 1.0%
Special Fuel (MF-33SF) 628,410 30.5% 1.6%
Total Fuel 2,057,551 100.0%  
Off Highway Gasoline (MF-21) 53,634 3.8% 1.4%
On Highway Gasoline (MF-21) 1,359,492 96.2% 1.0%
Public Road Length (Table HM-10) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 87,627 87.8% 2.9%
Urban 12,185 12.2% 1.1%
Total 99,812 100.0% 2.5%
Public Road Length by Functional System (HM-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 656 0.7% 1.4%
Other Principal Arterial 2,851 2.9% 1.8%
Minor Arterial 4,246 4.3% 1.8%
Collectors 20,648 20.7% 2.6%
Local 71,312 71.4% 2.6%
Other Freeways/ Expressways 101 0.1% 0.9%
Total 99,814 100.0% 2.5%
Public Road Length (Miles) by Ownership (HM-10) % Dist. % Nat'l.
State Highway Agencies 16,430 16.5% 2.1%
County 66,139 66.3% 3.7%
Town/Townships 14,575 14.6% 1.1%
Other Jurisdictions 1 0.0% 0.0%
Federal 2,666 2.7% 2.0%
Total 99,811 100.0% 2.5%
Functional System Lane Length (HM-60) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 2,760 1.4% 1.3%
Other Principal Arterial 7,808 3.8% 1.6%
Minor Arterial 9,116 4.5% 1.6%
Collectors 41,327 20.3% 2.6%
Local 142,624 69.9% 2.6%
Other Freeways/ Expressways 416 0.2% 0.8%
Total 204,051 100.0% 2.4%
Vehicle Miles Traveled - (Millions) - (VM-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 19,724 59.5% 2.0%
Urban 13,439 40.5% 0.7%
Total 33,163 100.0% 1.1%
Vehicle Miles Traveled by Functional System (In Millions) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 8,400 25.3% 1.2%
Other Principal Arterial 7,925 23.9% 1.2%
Minor Arterial 6,041 18.2% 1.1%
Collectors 6,566 19.8% 1.6%
Local 3,327 10.0% 0.8%
Other Freeways/ Expressways 904 2.7% 0.4%
Total 33,163 100.0% 1.1%
Driver Licenses (DL-1C) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Male 1,015,167 49.40% 0.98%
Female 1,040,022 50.60% 0.99%
Total 2,055,189 100.00% 0.99%
Motor Fuel Tax Rates (MF-121T) (Cents)
Gasoline 21.5
Diesel 22.5
Gasohol 21.5
Vehicle Registrations (MV-1) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Autos 957,446 45.33% 0.70%
Trucks/Picks/SUVs 1,075,805 50.94% 0.98%
Buses 7,737 0.37% 0.92%
Total 2,040,988    
Motorcycles 71,080 3.37% 0.92%
Grand Total 2,112,068 100.00% 0.83%
Fatally Injured in Vehicle Crashes (FI-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 443 73.83% 2.13%
Urban 157 26.17% 0.98%
Unknown 0 0.00% 0.00%
Total 600 100% 1.61%

Highway Finance ($000)

State Funding for Highways (Summary) (SF-21) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Receipts $1,084,919   0.79%
Disbursements $1,050,900   0.79%
Revenues used for Highways (All Units Government -2007) (HF-1) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway Usesr Taxes $437,868 29.12% 1.04%
Tolls $563,631 37.49% 0.91%
General Fund $277,505 18.46% 0.87%
Property Taxes $61,898 4.12% 0.72%
Other Imposts $85,782 5.71% 0.64%
Misc. Receipts $76,808 5.11% 0.49%
Bonds $0 0.00% 0.00%
Total $1,503,492 100.00% 0.75%
Disbursements for Highways (All Units Government-2007) (HF-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Capital Outlay $648,146 44.45% 0.71%
Maintenance and Services $461,981 31.68% 1.04%
Administration and Misc. $127,006 8.71% 0.97%
Highway Law Enforcment & Safety $138,939 9.53% 0.94%
Interest $29,193 2.00% 0.35%
Bond Retirement $52,913 3.63% 0.66%
Total $1,458,178 100.00% 0.80%
Attributed Federal Trust Fund Receipts - 2008 ($000) (FE-9) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway Account $387,250 86.86% 1.24%
Mass Transit Account $58,566 13.14% 1.16%
Total $445,816 100.00% 1.23%

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