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State Statistical Abstracts 2008

Louisiana

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Population / Land Area % Dist. % Nat'l.
Total Population - (DL-1C) 4,410,796   1.5%
Total Land Area (PS-1) 43,562   1.2%
Motor Fuel Usage (000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Gasoline/Gasohol (MF-33GA) 2,160,747 75.6% 1.6%
Special Fuel (MF-33SF) 698,585 24.4% 1.8%
Total Fuel 2,859,332 100.0%  
Off Highway Gasoline (MF-21) 65,985 3.1% 1.7%
On Highway Gasoline (MF-21) 2,062,543 96.9% 1.6%
Public Road Length (Table HM-10) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 44,758 73.3% 1.5%
Urban 16,335 26.7% 1.5%
Total 61,093 100.0% 1.5%
Public Road Length by Functional System (HM-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 906 1.5% 1.9%
Other Principal Arterial 2,060 3.4% 1.3%
Minor Arterial 3,478 5.7% 1.4%
Collectors 10,042 16.4% 1.3%
Local 44,559 72.9% 1.6%
Other Freeways/ Expressways 50 0.1% 0.4%
Total 61,095 100.0% 1.5%
Public Road Length (Miles) by Ownership (HM-10) % Dist. % Nat'l.
State Highway Agencies 16,685 27.3% 2.1%
County 32,514 53.2% 1.8%
Town/Townships 11,250 18.4% 0.9%
Other Jurisdictions 17 0.0% 0.0%
Federal 627 1.0% 0.5%
Total 61,093 100.0% 1.5%
Functional System Lane Length (HM-60) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 3,836 3.0% 1.8%
Other Principal Arterial 6,448 5.0% 1.4%
Minor Arterial 8,324 6.5% 1.5%
Collectors 20,593 16.0% 1.3%
Local 89,118 69.3% 1.6%
Other Freeways/ Expressways 213 0.2% 0.4%
Total 128,532 100.0% 1.5%
Vehicle Miles Traveled - (Millions) - (VM-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 19,425 43.1% 2.0%
Urban 25,666 56.9% 1.3%
Total 45,091 100.0% 1.5%
Vehicle Miles Traveled by Functional System (In Millions) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 12,669 28.1% 1.8%
Other Principal Arterial 10,149 22.5% 1.5%
Minor Arterial 9,090 20.2% 1.7%
Collectors 8,636 19.2% 2.1%
Local 4,019 8.9% 1.0%
Other Freeways/ Expressways 528 1.2% 0.2%
Total 45,091 100.0% 1.5%
Driver Licenses (DL-1C) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Male 1,450,040 48.36% 1.40%
Female 1,548,122 51.64% 1.48%
Total 2,998,162 100.00% 1.44%
Motor Fuel Tax Rates (MF-121T) (Cents)
Gasoline 20
Diesel 20
Gasohol 20
Vehicle Registrations (MV-1) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Autos 1,957,262 48.36% 1.43%
Trucks/Picks/SUVs 1,999,450 49.40% 1.81%
Buses 22,476 0.56% 2.67%
Total 3,979,188    
Motorcycles 68,496 1.69% 0.89%
Grand Total 4,047,684 100.00% 1.58%
Fatally Injured in Vehicle Crashes (FI-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 501 54.93% 2.41%
Urban 411 45.07% 2.58%
Unknown 0 0.00% 0.00%
Total 912 100% 2.45%

Highway Finance ($000)

State Funding for Highways (Summary) (SF-21) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Receipts $2,802,867   2.03%
Disbursements $2,487,734   1.87%
Revenues used for Highways (All Units Government -2007) (HF-1) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway User Taxes $695,134 17.10% 1.65%
Tolls $879,430 21.63% 1.41%
General Fund $883,684 21.74% 2.78%
Property Taxes $63,094 1.55% 0.73%
Other Imposts $248,992 6.12% 1.87%
Misc. Receipts $137,667 3.39% 0.87%
Bonds $1,157,393 28.47% 4.51%
Total $4,065,394 100.00% 2.02%
Disbursements for Highways (All Units Government-2007) (HF-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Capital Outlay $1,454,624 58.08% 1.60%
Maintenance and Services $568,130 22.68% 1.28%
Administration and Misc. $124,013 4.95% 0.95%
Highway Law Enforcement & Safety $171,983 6.87% 1.17%
Interest $143,959 5.75% 1.73%
Bond Retirement $41,887 1.67% 0.53%
Total $2,504,596 100.00% 1.38%
Attributed Federal Trust Fund Receipts - 2008 ($000) (FE-9) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway Account $515,642 86.26% 1.65%
Mass Transit Account $82,165 13.74% 1.63%

Total

$597,807 100.00% 1.64%

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