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State Statistical Abstracts 2008

Colorado

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Population / Land Area % Dist. % Nat'l.
Total Population - (DL-1C) 4,939,456   1.6%
Total Land Area (PS-1) 103,718   2.9%
Motor Fuel Usage (000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Gasoline/Gasohol (MF-33GA) 2,101,659 78.3% 1.5%
Special Fuel (MF-33SF) 582,806 21.7% 1.5%
Total Fuel 2,684,465 100.0%  
Off Highway Gasoline (MF-21) 39,660 1.9% 1.1%
On Highway Gasoline (MF-21) 2,040,983 98.1% 1.5%
Public Road Length (Table HM-10) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 68,921 78.1% 2.3%
Urban 19,345 21.9% 1.8%
Total 88,266 100.0% 2.2%
Public Road Length by Functional System (HM-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 953 1.1% 2.0%
Other Principal Arterial 3,509 4.0% 2.2%
Minor Arterial 5,409 6.1% 2.2%
Collectors 16,263 18.4% 2.0%
Local 61,820 70.0% 2.2%
Other Freeways/ Expressways 312 0.4% 2.8%
Total 88,266 100.0% 2.2%
Public Road Length (Miles) by Ownership (HM-10) % Dist. % Nat'l.
State Highway Agencies 9,101 10.3% 1.2%
County 56,182 63.7% 3.1%
Town/Townships 15,640 17.7% 1.2%
Other Jurisdictions 663 0.8% 1.2%
Federal 6,680 7.6% 5.1%
Total 88,266 100.0% 2.2%
Functional System Lane Length (HM-60) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 4,049 2.2% 1.9%
Other Principal Arterial 9,773 5.3% 2.0%
Minor Arterial 11,874 6.5% 2.1%
Collectors 32,853 17.9% 2.0%
Local 123,638 67.4% 2.2%
Other Freeways/ Expressways 1,311 0.7% 2.5%
Total 183,498 100.0% 2.2%
Vehicle Miles Traveled - (Millions) - (VM-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 15,625 32.6% 1.6%
Urban 32,235 67.4% 1.6%
Total 47,860 100.0% 1.6%
Vehicle Miles Traveled by Functional System (In Millions) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 11,721 24.5% 1.6%
Other Principal Arterial 13,382 28.0% 2.0%
Minor Arterial 8,012 16.7% 1.5%
Collectors 5,529 11.6% 1.3%
Local 4,783 10.0% 1.2%
Other Freeways/ Expressways 4433 9.3% 2.0%
Total 47,860 100.0% 1.6%
Driver Licenses (DL-1C) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Male 1,844,973 51.17% 1.78%
Female 1,760,709 48.83% 1.68%
Total 3,605,682 100.00% 1.73%
Motor Fuel Tax Rates (MF-121T) (Cents)
Gasoline 22
Diesel 20.5
Gasohol 22
Vehicle Registrations (MV-1) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Autos 734,665 42.30% 0.54%
Trucks/Picks/SUVs 877,761 50.54% 0.80%
Buses 5,793 0.33% 0.69%
Total 1,618,219    
Motorcycles 118,391 6.82% 1.54%
Grand Total 1,736,610 100.00% 0.68%
Fatally Injured in Vehicle Crashes (FI-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 296 54.01% 1.42%
Urban 252 45.99% 1.58%
Unknown 0 0.00% 0.00%
Total 548 100% 1.47%

Highway Finance ($000)

State Funding for Highways (Summary) (SF-21) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Receipts $2,069,686   1.50%
Disbursements $1,695,189   1.27%
Revenues used for Highways (All Units Government -2007) (HF-1) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway User Taxes $550,773 16.15% 1.30%
Tolls $1,370,414 40.19% 2.20%
General Fund $573,252 16.81% 1.80%
Property Taxes $132,152 3.88% 1.54%
Other Imposts $392,200 11.50% 2.94%
Misc. Receipts $350,787 10.29% 2.22%
Bonds $40,091 1.18% 0.16%
Total $3,409,669 100.00% 1.69%
Disbursements for Highways (All Units Government-2007) (HF-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Capital Outlay $753,436 29.30% 0.83%
Maintenance and Services $822,832 32.00% 1.85%
Administration and Misc. $342,406 13.32% 2.61%
Highway Law Enforcement & Safety $285,986 11.12% 1.94%
Interest $118,267 4.60% 1.42%
Bond Retirement $248,631 9.67% 3.12%
Total $2,571,558 100.00% 1.42%
Attributed Federal Trust Fund Receipts - 2008 ($000) (FE-9) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway Account $476,782 86.08% 1.52%
Mass Transit Account $77,124 13.92% 1.53%
Total $553,906 100.00% 1.52%

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