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State Statistical Abstracts 2008

Minnesota

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Population / Land Area % Dist. % Nat'l.
Total Population - (DL-1C) 5,220,393   1.7%
Total Land Area (PS-1) 79,610   2.3%
Motor Fuel Usage (000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Gasoline/Gasohol (MF-33GA) 2,625,202 79.7% 1.9%
Special Fuel (MF-33SF) 668,423 20.3% 1.7%
Total Fuel 3,293,625 100.0%  
Off Highway Gasoline (MF-21) 118,876 4.6% 3.2%
On Highway Gasoline (MF-21) 2,479,331 95.4% 1.9%
Public Road Length (Table HM-10) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 117,613 85.1% 4.0%
Urban 20,626 14.9% 1.9%
Total 138,239 100.0% 3.4%
Public Road Length by Functional System (HM-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 918 0.7% 2.0%
Other Principal Arterial 4,254 3.1% 2.7%
Minor Arterial 9,183 6.6% 3.8%
Collectors 30,489 22.1% 3.8%
Local 93,224 67.4% 3.3%
Other Freeways/ Expressways 174 0.1% 1.5%
Total 138,242 100.0% 3.4%
Public Road Length (Miles) by Ownership (HM-10) % Dist. % Nat'l.
State Highway Agencies 11,893 8.6% 1.5%
County 44,876 32.5% 2.5%
Town/Townships 77,397 56.0% 6.0%
Other Jurisdictions 4,073 2.9% 7.1%
Federal 0 0.0% 0.0%
Total 138,239 100.0% 3.4%
Functional System Lane Length (HM-60) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 3,995 1.4% 1.9%
Other Principal Arterial 11,280 4.0% 2.4%
Minor Arterial 19,994 7.0% 3.6%
Collectors 61,366 21.6% 3.8%
Local 186,445 65.7% 3.3%
Other Freeways/ Expressways 748 0.3% 1.4%
Total 283,828 100.0% 3.3%
Vehicle Miles Traveled - (Millions) - (VM-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 25,487 43.9% 2.6%
Urban 32,508 56.1% 1.6%
Total 57,995 100.0% 2.0%
Vehicle Miles Traveled by Functional System (In Millions) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 12,650 21.8% 1.8%
Other Principal Arterial 11,967 20.6% 1.7%
Minor Arterial 13,525 23.3% 2.6%
Collectors 8,966 15.5% 2.2%
Local 7,316 12.6% 1.8%
Other Freeways/ Expressways 3571 6.2% 1.6%
Total 57,995 100.0% 2.0%
Driver Licenses (DL-1C) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Male 1,596,959 50.06% 1.54%
Female 1,593,224 49.94% 1.52%
Total 3,190,183 100.00% 1.53%
Motor Fuel Tax Rates (MF-121T) (Cents)
Gasoline 22.5
Diesel 20
Gasohol 22.5
Vehicle Registrations (MV-1) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Autos 2,543,559 50.55% 1.86%
Trucks/Picks/SUVs 2,221,730 44.15% 2.02%
Buses 18,202 0.36% 2.16%
Total 4,783,491    
Motorcycles 248,350 4.94% 3.22%
Grand Total 5,031,841 100.00% 1.97%
Fatally Injured in Vehicle Crashes (FI-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 316 69.30% 1.52%
Urban 139 30.48% 0.87%
Unknown 1 0.22% 0.20%
Total 456 100% 1.22%

Highway Finance ($000)

State Funding for Highways (Summary) (SF-21) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Receipts $2,361,119   1.71%
Disbursements $2,352,498   1.77%
Revenues used for Highways (All Units Government -2007) (HF-1) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway User Taxes $608,995 13.51% 1.44%
Tolls $1,203,951 26.72% 1.94%
General Fund $1,690,828 37.52% 5.32%
Property Taxes $369,289 8.20% 4.30%
Other Imposts $263,101 5.84% 1.97%
Misc. Receipts $125,201 2.78% 0.79%
Bonds $244,796 5.43% 0.95%
Total $4,506,161 100.00% 2.24%
Disbursements for Highways (All Units Government-2007) (HF-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Capital Outlay $2,211,278 53.87% 2.44%
Maintenance and Services $1,130,889 27.55% 2.54%
Administration and Misc. $277,683 6.76% 2.12%
Highway Law Enforcement & Safety $326,148 7.95% 2.22%
Interest $87,982 2.14% 1.06%
Bond Retirement $70,807 1.72% 0.89%
Total $4,104,787 100.00% 2.26%
Attributed Federal Trust Fund Receipts - 2008 ($000) (FE-9) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway Account $561,344 85.99% 1.79%
Mass Transit Account $91,475 14.01% 1.81%
Total $652,819 100.00% 1.79%

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