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State Statistical Abstracts 2008

Kentucky

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Population / Land Area % Dist. % Nat'l.
Total Population - (DL-1C) 4,269,245   1.4%
Total Land Area (PS-1) 39,728   1.1%
Motor Fuel Usage (000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Gasoline/Gasohol (MF-33GA) 2,144,275 72.3% 1.6%
Special Fuel (MF-33SF) 822,183 27.7% 2.1%
Total Fuel 2,966,458 100.0%  
Off Highway Gasoline (MF-21) 53,468 2.5% 1.4%
On Highway Gasoline (MF-21) 2,090,807 97.5% 1.6%
Public Road Length (Table HM-10) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 66,213 84.1% 2.2%
Urban 12,536 15.9% 1.2%
Total 78,749 100.0% 1.9%
Public Road Length by Functional System (HM-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 762 1.0% 1.6%
Other Principal Arterial 3,149 4.0% 2.0%
Minor Arterial 2,718 3.5% 1.1%
Collectors 16,115 20.5% 2.0%
Local 55,937 71.0% 2.0%
Other Freeways/ Expressways 67 0.1% 0.6%
Total 78,748 100.0% 1.9%
Public Road Length (Miles) by Ownership (HM-10) % Dist. % Nat'l.
State Highway Agencies 27,574 35.0% 3.5%
County 39,459 50.1% 2.2%
Town/Townships 10,475 13.3% 0.8%
Other Jurisdictions 312 0.4% 0.5%
Federal 929 1.2% 0.7%
Total 78,749 100.0% 1.9%
Functional System Lane Length (HM-60) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 3,755 2.3% 1.8%
Other Principal Arterial 9,784 6.0% 2.0%
Minor Arterial 5,944 3.6% 1.1%
Collectors 32,363 19.7% 2.0%
Local 111,876 68.2% 2.0%
Other Freeways/ Expressways 266 0.2% 0.5%
Total 163,988 100.0% 1.9%
Vehicle Miles Traveled - (Millions) - (VM-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 27,447 57.7% 2.8%
Urban 20,087 42.3% 1.0%
Total 47,534 100.0% 1.6%
Vehicle Miles Traveled by Functional System (In Millions) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 12,611 26.5% 1.8%
Other Principal Arterial 12,686 26.7% 1.9%
Minor Arterial 6,538 13.8% 1.2%
Collectors 9,159 19.3% 2.2%
Local 5,751 12.1% 1.4%
Other Freeways/ Expressways 789 1.7% 0.4%
Total 47,534 100.0% 1.6%
Driver Licenses (DL-1C) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Male 1,449,560 49.43% 1.40%
Female 1,483,099 50.57% 1.42%
Total 2,932,659 100.00% 1.41%
Motor Fuel Tax Rates (MF-121T) (Cents)
Gasoline 22.5
Diesel 19.5
Gasohol 23.0
Vehicle Registrations (MV-1) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Autos 1,972,534 53.76% 1.44%
Trucks/Picks/SUVs 1,617,109 44.07% 1.47%
Buses 14,405 0.39% 1.71%
Total 3,604,048    
Motorcycles 64,995 1.77% 0.84%
Grand Total 3,669,043 100.00% 1.43%
Fatally Injured in Vehicle Crashes (FI-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 633 76.63% 3.04%
Urban 192 23.24% 1.20%
Unknown 1 0.12% 0.20%
Total 826 100% 2.22%

Highway Finance ($000)

State Funding for Highways (Summary) (SF-21) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Receipts $1,993,161   1.44%
Disbursements $2,404,145   1.81%
Revenues used for Highways (All Units Government -2007) (HF-1) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway User Taxes $610,096 25.23% 1.44%
Tolls $1,168,745 48.33% 1.88%
General Fund $335,276 13.86% 1.06%
Property Taxes $0 0.00% 0.00%
Other Imposts $17,657 0.73% 0.13%
Misc. Receipts $286,589 11.85% 1.81%
Bonds $0 0.00% 0.00%
Total $2,418,363 100.00% 1.20%
Disbursements for Highways (All Units Government-2007) (HF-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Capital Outlay $1,672,439 65.69% 1.84%
Maintenance and Services $496,175 19.49% 1.11%
Administration and Misc. $53,231 2.09% 0.41%
Highway Law Enforcement & Safety $65,349 2.57% 0.44%
Interest $147,885 5.81% 1.78%
Bond Retirement $110,929 4.36% 1.39%
Total $2,546,008 100.00% 1.40%
Attributed Federal Trust Fund Receipts - 2008 ($000) (FE-9) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway Account $559,710 86.57% 1.79%
Mass Transit Account $86,801 13.43% 1.72%
Total $646,511 100.00% 1.78%

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