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State Statistical Abstracts 2008

Montana

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Population / Land Area % Dist. % Nat'l.
Total Population - (DL-1C) 967,440   0.3%
Total Land Area (PS-1) 145,552   4.1%
Motor Fuel Usage (000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Gasoline/Gasohol (MF-33GA) 484,216 65.7% 0.4%
Special Fuel (MF-33SF) 252,978 34.3% 0.7%
Total Fuel 737,194 100.0%  
Off Highway Gasoline (MF-21) 24,999 5.2% 0.7%
On Highway Gasoline (MF-21) 459,218 94.8% 0.3%
Public Road Length (Table HM-10) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 71,115 95.9% 2.4%
Urban 3,056 4.1% 0.3%
Total 74,171 100.0% 1.8%
Public Road Length by Functional System (HM-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 1,192 1.6% 2.5%
Other Principal Arterial 2,810 3.8% 1.8%
Minor Arterial 3,226 4.3% 1.3%
Collectors 16,223 21.9% 2.0%
Local 50,722 68.4% 1.8%
Other Freeways/ Expressways 0 0.0% 0.0%
Total 74,173 100.0% 1.8%
Public Road Length (Miles) by Ownership (HM-10) % Dist. % Nat'l.
State Highway Agencies 10,796 14.6% 1.4%
County 45,004 60.7% 2.5%
Town/Townships 4,105 5.5% 0.3%
Other Jurisdictions 339 0.5% 0.6%
Federal 13,929 18.8% 10.6%
Total 74,173 100.0% 1.8%
Functional System Lane Length (HM-60) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 4,765 3.2% 2.2%
Other Principal Arterial 6,075 4.0% 1.3%
Minor Arterial 6,548 4.3% 1.2%
Collectors 32,377 21.4% 2.0%
Local 101,444 67.1% 1.8%
Other Freeways/ Expressways 0 0.0% 0.0%
Total 151,209 100.0% 1.8%
Vehicle Miles Traveled - (Millions) - (VM-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 8,205 75.9% 0.8%
Urban 2,607 24.1% 0.1%
Total 10,812 100.0% 0.4%
Vehicle Miles Traveled by Functional System (In Millions) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 2,693 24.9% 0.4%
Other Principal Arterial 3,135 29.0% 0.5%
Minor Arterial 1,631 15.1% 0.3%
Collectors 1,774 16.4% 0.4%
Local 1,579 14.6% 0.4%
Other Freeways/ Expressways 0 0.0% 0.0%
Total 10,812 100.0% 0.4%
Driver Licenses (DL-1C) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Male 375,276 50.78% 0.36%
Female 363,706 49.22% 0.35%
Total 738,982 100.00% 0.35%
Motor Fuel Tax Rates (MF-121T) (Cents)
Gasoline 27.75
Diesel 27.75
Gasohol 23
Vehicle Registrations (MV-1) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Autos 375,757 36.15% 0.27%
Trucks/Picks/SUVs 548,750 52.80% 0.50%
Buses 2,468 0.24% 0.29%
Total 926,975    
Motorcycles 112,324 10.81% 1.46%
Grand Total 1,039,299 100.00% 0.41%
Fatally Injured in Vehicle Crashes (FI-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 208 90.83% 1.00%
Urban 18 7.86% 0.11%
Unknown 3 1.31% 0.60%
Total 229 100% 0.61%

Highway Finance ($000)

State Funding for Highways (Summary) (SF-21) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Receipts $671,050   0.49%
Disbursements $650,688   0.49%
Revenues used for Highways (All Units Government -2007) (HF-1) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway User Taxes $337,523 38.37% 0.80%
Tolls $303,760 34.53% 0.49%
General Fund $50,544 5.75% 0.16%
Property Taxes $119,057 13.53% 1.39%
Other Imposts $22,738 2.58% 0.17%
Misc. Receipts $29,792 3.39% 0.19%
Bonds $16,286 1.85% 0.06%
Total $879,700 100.00% 0.44%
Disbursements for Highways (All Units Government-2007) (HF-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Capital Outlay $393,475 43.05% 0.43%
Maintenance and Services $235,901 25.81% 0.53%
Administration and Misc. $164,731 18.02% 1.26%
Highway Law Enforcement & Safety $91,444 10.01% 0.62%
Interest $8,302 0.91% 0.10%
Bond Retirement $20,066 2.20% 0.25%
Total $913,919 100.00% 0.50%
Attributed Federal Trust Fund Receipts - 2008 ($000) (FE-9) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway Account $141,690 87.08% 0.45%
Mass Transit Account $21,016 12.92% 0.42%
Total $162,706 100.00% 0.45%

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