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State Statistical Abstracts 2008

Connecticut

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Population / Land Area % Dist. % Nat'l.
Total Population - (DL-1C) 3,501,252   1.2%
Total Land Area (PS-1) 4,845   0.1%
Motor Fuel Usage (000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Gasoline/Gasohol (MF-33GA) 1,494,165 83.5% 1.1%
Special Fuel (MF-33SF) 296,093 16.5% 0.8%
Total Fuel 1,790,258 100.0%  
Off Highway Gasoline (MF-21) 36,926 2.5% 1.0%
On Highway Gasoline (MF-21) 1,462,593 97.5% 1.1%
Public Road Length (Table HM-10) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 6,228 29.2% 0.2%
Urban 15,137 70.8% 1.4%
Total 21,365 100.0% 0.5%
Public Road Length by Functional System (HM-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 346 1.6% 0.7%
Other Principal Arterial 849 4.0% 0.5%
Minor Arterial 1,909 8.9% 0.8%
Collectors 3,201 15.0% 0.4%
Local 14,821 69.4% 0.5%
Other Freeways/ Expressways 237 1.1% 2.1%
Total 21,363 100.0% 0.5%
Public Road Length (Miles) by Ownership (HM-10) % Dist. % Nat'l.
State Highway Agencies 3,717 17.4% 0.5%
County 0 0.0% 0.0%
Town/Townships 17,232 80.7% 1.3%
Other Jurisdictions 331 1.5% 0.6%
Federal 85 0.4% 0.1%
Total 21,365 100.0% 0.5%
Functional System Lane Length (HM-60) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 1,863 4.1% 0.9%
Other Principal Arterial 2,229 4.9% 0.5%
Minor Arterial 4,281 9.4% 0.8%
Collectors 6,563 14.4% 0.4%
Local 29,643 65.1% 0.5%
Other Freeways/ Expressways 973 2.1% 1.8%
Total 45,552 100.0% 0.5%
Vehicle Miles Traveled - (Millions) - (VM-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 3,973 12.5% 0.4%
Urban 27,764 87.5% 1.4%
Total 31,737 100.0% 1.1%
Vehicle Miles Traveled by Functional System (In Millions) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 10,304 32.5% 1.4%
Other Principal Arterial 4,599 14.5% 0.7%
Minor Arterial 5,753 18.1% 1.1%
Collectors 3,769 11.9% 0.9%
Local 3,416 10.8% 0.9%
Other Freeways/ Expressways 3896 12.3% 1.8%
Total 31,737 100.0% 1.1%
Driver Licenses (DL-1C) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Male 1,430,864 49.63% 1.38%
Female 1,452,460 50.37% 1.39%
Total 2,883,324 100.00% 1.38%
Motor Fuel Tax Rates (MF-121T) (Cents)
Gasoline 25
Diesel 43.4
Gasohol 25
Vehicle Registrations (MV-1) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Autos 2,018,461 63.89% 1.47%
Trucks/Picks/SUVs 1,064,493 33.69% 0.97%
Buses 10,790 0.34% 1.28%
Total 3,093,744    
Motorcycles 65,475 2.07% 0.85%
Grand Total 3,159,219 100.00% 1.23%
Fatally Injured in Vehicle Crashes (FI-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 51 19.32% 0.25%
Urban 213 80.68% 1.33%
Unknown 0 0.00% 0.00%
Total 264 100% 0.71%

Highway Finance ($000)

State Funding for Highways (Summary) (SF-21) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Receipts $1,255,688   0.91%
Disbursements $1,370,262   1.03%
Revenues used for Highways (All Units Government -2007) (HF-1) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway User Taxes $395,740 27.82% 0.94%
Tolls $654,633 46.01% 1.05%
General Fund $257,389 18.09% 0.81%
Property Taxes $0 0.00% 0.00%
Other Imposts $5 0.00% 0.00%
Misc. Receipts $114,912 8.08% 0.73%
Bonds $0 0.00% 0.00%
Total $1,422,679 100.00% 0.71%
Disbursements for Highways (All Units Government-2007) (HF-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Capital Outlay $595,541 38.60% 0.66%
Maintenance and Services $315,943 20.48% 0.71%
Administration and Misc. $173,651 11.26% 1.33%
Highway Law Enforcement & Safety $41,468 2.69% 0.28%
Interest $147,507 9.56% 1.77%
Bond Retirement $268,602 17.41% 3.37%
Total $1,542,712 100.00% 0.85%
Attributed Federal Trust Fund Receipts - 2008 ($000) (FE-9) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway Account $312,941 85.62% 1.00%
Mass Transit Account $52,558 14.38% 1.04%
Total $365,499 100.00% 1.00%

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