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Maine – State Statistical Abstracts 2008 – FHWA

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State Statistical Abstracts 2008

Maine

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Population / Land Area % Dist. % Nat'l.
Total Population - (DL-1C) 1,316,456   0.4%
Total Land Area (PS-1) 30,862   0.9%
Motor Fuel Usage (000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Gasoline/Gasohol (MF-33GA) 693,571 78.3% 0.5%
Special Fuel (MF-33SF) 192,055 21.7% 0.5%
Total Fuel 885,626 100.0%  
Off Highway Gasoline (MF-21) 17,203 2.6% 0.5%
On Highway Gasoline (MF-21) 637,206 97.4% 0.5%
Public Road Length (Table HM-10) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 19,837 86.9% 0.7%
Urban 2,992 13.1% 0.3%
Total 22,829 100.0% 0.6%
Public Road Length by Functional System (HM-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 366 1.6% 0.8%
Other Principal Arterial 928 4.1% 0.6%
Minor Arterial 1,249 5.5% 0.5%
Collectors 5,937 26.0% 0.7%
Local 14,328 62.8% 0.5%
Other Freeways/ Expressways 20 0.1% 0.2%
Total 22,828 100.0% 0.6%
Public Road Length (Miles) by Ownership (HM-10) % Dist. % Nat'l.
State Highway Agencies 8,510 37.3% 1.1%
County 0 0.0% 0.0%
Town/Townships 13,993 61.3% 1.1%
Other Jurisdictions 155 0.7% 0.3%
Federal 171 0.7% 0.1%
Total 22,829 100.0% 0.6%
Functional System Lane Length (HM-60) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 1,529 3.3% 0.7%
Other Principal Arterial 1,993 4.3% 0.4%
Minor Arterial 2,598 5.6% 0.5%
Collectors 11,900 25.5% 0.7%
Local 28,654 61.3% 0.5%
Other Freeways/ Expressways 76 0.2% 0.1%
Total 46,750 100.0% 0.6%
Vehicle Miles Traveled - (Millions) - (VM-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 10,509 72.2% 1.1%
Urban 4,050 27.8% 0.2%
Total 14,559 100.0% 0.5%
Vehicle Miles Traveled by Functional System (In Millions) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 3,001 20.6% 0.4%
Other Principal Arterial 2,669 18.3% 0.4%
Minor Arterial 2,715 18.6% 0.5%
Collectors 4,145 28.5% 1.0%
Local 1,865 12.8% 0.5%
Other Freeways/ Expressways 164 1.1% 0.1%
Total 14,559 100.0% 0.5%
Driver Licenses (DL-1C) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Male 499,414 49.64% 0.48%
Female 506,643 50.36% 0.48%
Total 1,006,057 100.00% 0.48%
Motor Fuel Tax Rates (MF-121T) (Cents)
Gasoline 28.4
Diesel 29.8
Gasohol 23
Vehicle Registrations (MV-1) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Autos 561,893 49.77% 0.41%
Trucks/Picks/SUVs 508,891 45.07% 0.46%
Buses 3,681 0.33% 0.44%
Total 1,074,465    
Motorcycles 54,540 4.83% 0.71%
Grand Total 1,129,005 100.00% 0.44%
Fatally Injured in Vehicle Crashes (FI-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 139 89.68% 0.67%
Urban 16 10.32% 0.10%
Unknown 0 0.00% 0.00%
Total 155 100% 0.42%

Highway Finance ($000)

State Funding for Highways (Summary) (SF-21) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Receipts $610,211   0.44%
Disbursements $673,345   0.51%
Revenues used for Highways (All Units Government -2007) (HF-1) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway User Taxes $247,470 26.69% 0.59%
Tolls $391,755 42.24% 0.63%
General Fund $105,209 11.35% 0.33%
Property Taxes $96,022 10.35% 1.12%
Other Imposts $0 0.00% 0.00%
Misc. Receipts $9,889 1.07% 0.06%
Bonds $77,000 8.30% 0.30%
Total $927,345 100.00% 0.46%
Disbursements for Highways (All Units Government-2007) (HF-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Capital Outlay $295,704 36.86% 0.33%
Maintenance and Services $332,002 41.39% 0.75%
Administration and Misc. $59,241 7.39% 0.45%
Highway Law Enforcement & Safety $76,286 9.51% 0.52%
Interest $18,698 2.33% 0.22%
Bond Retirement $20,208 2.52% 0.25%
Total $802,139 100.00% 0.44%
Attributed Federal Trust Fund Receipts - 2008 ($000) (FE-9) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway Account $152,349 86.06% 0.49%
Mass Transit Account $24,671 13.94% 0.49%
Total $177,020 100.00% 0.49%

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