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Iowa – State Statistical Abstracts 2008 – FHWA

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State Statistical Abstracts 2008

Iowa

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Population / Land Area % Dist. % Nat'l.
Total Population - (DL-1C) 3,002,555   1.0%
Total Land Area (PS-1) 55,869   1.6%
Motor Fuel Usage (000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Gasoline/Gasohol (MF-33GA) 1,624,008 71.4% 1.2%
Special Fuel (MF-33SF) 651,671 28.6% 1.7%
Total Fuel 2,275,679 100.0%  
Off Highway Gasoline (MF-21) 123,594 7.6% 3.3%
On Highway Gasoline (MF-21) 1,500,415 92.4% 1.1%
Public Road Length (Table HM-10) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 102,919 90.1% 3.5%
Urban 11,307 9.9% 1.1%
Total 114,226 100.0% 2.8%
Public Road Length by Functional System (HM-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 781 0.7% 1.7%
Other Principal Arterial 4,280 3.7% 2.7%
Minor Arterial 5,468 4.8% 2.3%
Collectors 31,558 27.6% 4.0%
Local 72,136 63.2% 2.6%
Other Freeways/ Expressways 0 0.0% 0.0%
Total 114,223 100.0% 2.8%
Public Road Length (Miles) by Ownership (HM-10) % Dist. % Nat'l.
State Highway Agencies 8,895 7.8% 1.1%
County 89,564 78.4% 5.0%
Town/Townships 15,095 13.2% 1.2%
Other Jurisdictions 549 0.5% 1.0%
Federal 123 0.1% 0.1%
Total 114,226 100.0% 2.8%
Functional System Lane Length (HM-60) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 3,226 1.4% 1.5%
Other Principal Arterial 11,951 5.1% 2.5%
Minor Arterial 12,288 5.2% 2.2%
Collectors 63,724 27.1% 4.0%
Local 144,271 61.3% 2.6%
Other Freeways/ Expressways 0 0.0% 0.0%
Total 235,460 100.0% 2.8%
Vehicle Miles Traveled - (Millions) - (VM-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 18,534 60.3% 1.9%
Urban 12,179 39.7% 0.6%
Total 30,713 100.0% 1.0%
Vehicle Miles Traveled by Functional System (In Millions) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 7,166 23.3% 1.0%
Other Principal Arterial 8,946 29.1% 1.3%
Minor Arterial 5,865 19.1% 1.1%
Collectors 5,303 17.3% 1.3%
Local 3,433 11.2% 0.9%
Other Freeways/ Expressways 0 0.0% 0.0%
Total 30,713 100.0% 1.0%
Driver Licenses (DL-1C) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Male 993,724 49.94% 0.96%
Female 995,939 50.06% 0.95%
Total 1,989,663 100.00% 0.96%
Motor Fuel Tax Rates (MF-121T) (Cents)
Gasoline 21
Diesel 22.5
Gasohol 19
Vehicle Registrations (MV-1) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Autos 1,798,052 49.77% 1.31%
Trucks/Picks/SUVs 1,625,339 44.99% 1.47%
Buses 7,476 0.21% 0.89%
Total 3,430,867    
Motorcycles 181,735 5.03% 2.36%
Grand Total 3,612,602 100.00% 1.41%
Fatally Injured in Vehicle Crashes (FI-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 343 83.25% 1.65%
Urban 69 16.75% 0.43%
Unknown 0 0.00% 0.00%
Total 412 100% 1.11%

Highway Finance ($000)

State Funding for Highways (Summary) (SF-21) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Receipts $1,613,010   1.17%
Disbursements $1,505,427   1.13%
Revenues used for Highways (All Units Government -2007) (HF-1) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway User Taxes $323,729 16.50% 0.77%
Tolls $832,007 42.39% 1.34%
General Fund $163,304 8.32% 0.51%
Property Taxes $47,763 2.43% 0.56%
Other Imposts $360,355 18.36% 2.70%
Misc. Receipts $51,763 2.64% 0.33%
Bonds $183,627 9.36% 0.72%
Total $1,962,548 100.00% 0.98%
Disbursements for Highways (All Units Government-2007) (HF-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Capital Outlay $974,051 49.13% 1.07%
Maintenance and Services $632,563 31.91% 1.42%
Administration and Misc. $99,219 5.00% 0.76%
Highway Law Enforcement & Safety $113,928 5.75% 0.77%
Interest $41,594 2.10% 0.50%
Bond Retirement $121,268 6.12% 1.52%
Total $1,982,623 100.00% 1.09%
Attributed Federal Trust Fund Receipts - 2008 ($000) (FE-9) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway Account $403,321 86.67% 1.29%
Mass Transit Account $62,051 13.33% 1.23%
Total $465,372 100.00% 1.28%

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