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State Statistical Abstracts 2008

Maryland

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Population / Land Area % Dist. % Nat'l.
Total Population - (DL-1C) 5,633,597   1.9%
Total Land Area (PS-1) 9,774   0.3%
Motor Fuel Usage (000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Gasoline/Gasohol (MF-33GA) 2,796,067 83.9% 2.0%
Special Fuel (MF-33SF) 535,015 16.1% 1.4%
Total Fuel 3,331,082 100.0%  
Off Highway Gasoline (MF-21) 64,796 2.4% 1.7%
On Highway Gasoline (MF-21) 2,627,293 97.6% 2.0%
Public Road Length (Table HM-10) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 14,051 44.8% 0.5%
Urban 17,334 55.2% 1.6%
Total 31,385 100.0% 0.8%
Public Road Length by Functional System (HM-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 481 1.5% 1.0%
Other Principal Arterial 1,521 4.8% 1.0%
Minor Arterial 2,269 7.2% 0.9%
Collectors 5,053 16.1% 0.6%
Local 21,767 69.4% 0.8%
Other Freeways/ Expressways 294 0.9% 2.6%
Total 31,385 100.0% 0.8%
Public Road Length (Miles) by Ownership (HM-10) % Dist. % Nat'l.
State Highway Agencies 5,148 16.4% 0.7%
County 21,161 67.4% 1.2%
Town/Townships 4,678 14.9% 0.4%
Other Jurisdictions 259 0.8% 0.5%
Federal 140 0.4% 0.1%
Total 31,386 100.0% 0.8%
Functional System Lane Length (HM-60) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 2,763 4.0% 1.3%
Other Principal Arterial 5,466 7.9% 1.1%
Minor Arterial 5,410 7.9% 1.0%
Collectors 10,398 15.1% 0.6%
Local 43,535 63.2% 0.8%
Other Freeways/ Expressways 1,317 1.9% 2.5%
Total 68,889 100.0% 0.8%
Vehicle Miles Traveled - (Millions) - (VM-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 13,944 25.3% 1.4%
Urban 41,079 74.7% 2.1%
Total 55,023 100.0% 1.9%
Vehicle Miles Traveled by Functional System (In Millions) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 16,710 30.4% 2.3%
Other Principal Arterial 13,371 24.3% 2.0%
Minor Arterial 8,151 14.8% 1.5%
Collectors 6,625 12.0% 1.6%
Local 4,600 8.4% 1.1%
Other Freeways/ Expressways 5566 10.1% 2.5%
Total 55,023 100.0% 1.9%
Driver Licenses (DL-1C) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Male 1,840,641 48.61% 1.78%
Female 1,946,009 51.39% 1.86%
Total 3,786,650 100.00% 1.82%
Motor Fuel Tax Rates (MF-121T) (Cents)
Gasoline 23.5
Diesel 24.25
Gasohol  
Vehicle Registrations (MV-1) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Autos 2,650,579 57.56% 1.93%
Trucks/Picks/SUVs 1,862,521 40.45% 1.69%
Buses 12,133 0.26% 1.44%
Total 4,525,233    
Motorcycles 79,489 1.73% 1.03%
Grand Total 4,604,722 100.00% 1.80%
Fatally Injured in Vehicle Crashes (FI-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 220 37.23% 1.06%
Urban 368 62.27% 2.31%
Unknown 3 0.51% 0.60%
Total 591 100% 1.59%

Highway Finance ($000)

State Funding for Highways (Summary) (SF-21) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Receipts $3,120,406   2.26%
Disbursements $2,746,820   2.07%
Revenues used for Highways (All Units Government -2007) (HF-1) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway User Taxes $927,825 29.33% 2.20%
Tolls $1,449,640 45.83% 2.33%
General Fund $294,077 9.30% 0.93%
Property Taxes $1,104 0.03% 0.01%
Other Imposts $229,174 7.24% 1.72%
Misc. Receipts $73,392 2.32% 0.46%
Bonds $188,189 5.95% 0.73%
Total $3,163,401 100.00% 1.57%
Disbursements for Highways (All Units Government-2007) (HF-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Capital Outlay $1,579,691 54.50% 1.74%
Maintenance and Services $652,008 22.50% 1.46%
Administration and Misc. $162,020 5.59% 1.24%
Highway Law Enforcement & Safety $265,250 9.15% 1.80%
Interest $93,669 3.23% 1.13%
Bond Retirement $145,649 5.03% 1.83%
Total $2,898,287 100.00% 1.60%
Attributed Federal Trust Fund Receipts - 2008 ($000) (FE-9) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway Account $556,367 85.71% 1.78%
Mass Transit Account $92,749 14.29% 1.84%
Total $649,116 100.00% 1.78%

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