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State Statistical Abstracts 2008

Delaware

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Population / Land Area % Dist. % Nat'l.
Total Population - (DL-1C) 873,092   0.3%
Total Land Area (PS-1) 1,954   0.1%
Motor Fuel Usage (000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Gasoline/Gasohol (MF-33GA) 445,872 87.1% 0.3%
Special Fuel (MF-33SF) 66,169 12.9% 0.2%
Total Fuel 512,041 100.0%  
Off Highway Gasoline (MF-21) 24,087 5.4% 0.6%
On Highway Gasoline (MF-21) 419,204 94.6% 0.3%
Public Road Length (Table HM-10) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 3,302 52.6% 0.1%
Urban 2,979 47.4% 0.3%
Total 6,281 100.0% 0.2%
Public Road Length by Functional System (HM-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 41 0.7% 0.1%
Other Principal Arterial 345 5.5% 0.2%
Minor Arterial 300 4.8% 0.1%
Collectors 1,046 16.7% 0.1%
Local 4,520 72.0% 0.2%
Other Freeways/ Expressways 30 0.5% 0.3%
Total 6,282 100.0% 0.2%
Public Road Length (Miles) by Ownership (HM-10) % Dist. % Nat'l.
State Highway Agencies 5,329 84.8% 0.7%
County 0 0.0% 0.0%
Town/Townships 781 12.4% 0.1%
Other Jurisdictions 43 0.7% 0.1%
Federal 128 2.0% 0.1%
Total 6,281 100.0% 0.2%
Functional System Lane Length (HM-60) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 261 1.9% 0.1%
Other Principal Arterial 1,292 9.5% 0.3%
Minor Arterial 765 5.6% 0.1%
Collectors 2,123 15.6% 0.1%
Local 9,039 66.4% 0.2%
Other Freeways/ Expressways 133 1.0% 0.3%
Total 13,613 100.0% 0.2%
Vehicle Miles Traveled - (Millions) - (VM-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 2,706 30.1% 0.3%
Urban 6,270 69.9% 0.3%
Total 8,976 100.0% 0.3%
Vehicle Miles Traveled by Functional System (In Millions) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 1,253 14.0% 0.2%
Other Principal Arterial 3,071 34.2% 0.4%
Minor Arterial 1,216 13.5% 0.2%
Collectors 1,427 15.9% 0.3%
Local 1,568 17.5% 0.4%
Other Freeways/ Expressways 441 4.9% 0.2%
Total 8,976 100.0% 0.3%
Driver Licenses (DL-1C) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Male 320,206 49.12% 0.31%
Female 331,671 50.88% 0.32%
Total 651,877 100.00% 0.31%
Motor Fuel Tax Rates (MF-121T) (Cents)
Gasoline 23
Diesel 22
Gasohol 23
Vehicle Registrations (MV-1) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Autos 461,882 51.77% 0.34%
Trucks/Picks/SUVs 403,607 45.24% 0.37%
Buses 2,255 0.25% 0.27%
Total 867,744    
Motorcycles 24,408 2.74% 0.32%
Grand Total 892,152 100.00% 0.35%
Fatally Injured in Vehicle Crashes (FI-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 73 60.33% 0.35%
Urban 47 38.84% 0.29%
Unknown 1 0.83% 0.20%
Total 121 100% 0.32%

Highway Finance ($000)

State Funding for Highways (Summary) (SF-21) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Receipts $586,144   0.42%
Disbursements $610,328   0.46%
Revenues used for Highways (All Units Government -2007) (HF-1) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway User Taxes $308,603 26.24% 0.73%
Tolls $436,704 37.13% 0.70%
General Fund $163,796 13.93% 0.52%
Property Taxes $3,215 0.27% 0.04%
Other Imposts $135 0.01% 0.00%
Misc. Receipts $27,972 2.38% 0.18%
Bonds $235,761 20.04% 0.92%
Total $1,176,186 100.00% 0.58%
Disbursements for Highways (All Units Government-2007) (HF-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Capital Outlay $292,736 39.80% 0.32%
Maintenance and Services $142,600 19.39% 0.32%
Administration and Misc. $77,865 10.59% 0.59%
Highway Law Enforcement & Safety $84,816 11.53% 0.58%
Interest $68,128 9.26% 0.82%
Bond Retirement $69,374 9.43% 0.87%
Total $735,519 100.00% 0.41%
Attributed Federal Trust Fund Receipts - 2008 ($000) (FE-9) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway Account $84,859 85.40% 0.27%
Mass Transit Account $14,508 14.60% 0.29%
Total $99,367 100.00% 0.27%

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