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State Statistical Abstracts 2008

North Dakota

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Population / Land Area % Dist. % Nat'l.
Total Population - (DL-1C) 641,481   0.2%
Total Land Area (PS-1) 68,976   1.9%
Motor Fuel Usage (000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Gasoline/Gasohol (MF-33GA) 362,642 64.6% 0.3%
Special Fuel (MF-33SF) 198,541 35.4% 0.5%
Total Fuel 561,183 100.0%  
Off Highway Gasoline (MF-21) 23,777 6.6% 0.6%
On Highway Gasoline (MF-21) 337,149 93.4% 0.3%
Public Road Length (Table HM-10) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 84,945 97.8% 2.9%
Urban 1,897 2.2% 0.2%
Total 86,842 100.0% 2.1%
Public Road Length by Functional System (HM-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 571 0.7% 1.2%
Other Principal Arterial 3,101 3.6% 1.9%
Minor Arterial 2,812 3.2% 1.2%
Collectors 11,810 13.6% 1.5%
Local 68,548 78.9% 2.5%
Other Freeways/ Expressways 0 0.0% 0.0%
Total 86,842 100.0% 2.1%
Public Road Length (Miles) by Ownership (HM-10) % Dist. % Nat'l.
State Highway Agencies 7,384 8.5% 0.9%
County 10,067 11.6% 0.6%
Town/Townships 67,825 78.1% 5.3%
Other Jurisdictions 23 0.0% 0.0%
Federal 1,543 1.8% 1.2%
Total 86,842 100.0% 2.1%
Functional System Lane Length (HM-60) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 2,297 1.3% 1.1%
Other Principal Arterial 7,261 4.1% 1.5%
Minor Arterial 5,689 3.2% 1.0%
Collectors 23,616 13.4% 1.5%
Local 137,097 77.9% 2.5%
Other Freeways/ Expressways 0 0.0% 0.0%
Total 175,960 100.0% 2.1%
Vehicle Miles Traveled - (Millions) - (VM-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 5,613 71.8% 0.6%
Urban 2,207 28.2% 0.1%
Total 7,820 100.0% 0.3%
Vehicle Miles Traveled by Functional System (In Millions) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 1,768 22.6% 0.2%
Other Principal Arterial 2,310 29.5% 0.3%
Minor Arterial 1,199 15.3% 0.2%
Collectors 1,266 16.2% 0.3%
Local 1,277 16.3% 0.3%
Other Freeways/ Expressways   0.0% 0.0%
Total 7,820 100.0% 0.3%
Driver Licenses (DL-1C) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Male 239,062 50.54% 0.23%
Female 233,957 49.46% 0.22%
Total 473,019 100.00% 0.23%
Motor Fuel Tax Rates (MF-121T) (Cents)
Gasoline 23
Diesel 23
Gasohol 23
Vehicle Registrations (MV-1) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Autos 346,622 46.32% 0.25%
Trucks/Picks/SUVs 368,095 49.19% 0.33%
Buses 2,504 0.33% 0.30%
Total 717,221    
Motorcycles 31,030 4.15% 0.40%
Grand Total 748,251 100.00% 0.29%
Fatally Injured in Vehicle Crashes (FI-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 91 87.50% 0.44%
Urban 12 11.54% 0.08%
Unknown 1 0.96% 0.20%
Total 104 100% 0.28%

Highway Finance ($000)

State Funding for Highways (Summary) (SF-21) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Receipts $481,308   0.35%
Disbursements $470,772   0.35%
Revenues used for Highways (All Units Government -2007) (HF-1) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway User Taxes $253,326 42.83% 0.60%
Tolls $189,486 32.04% 0.30%
General Fund $42,824 7.24% 0.13%
Property Taxes $83,553 14.13% 0.97%
Other Imposts $2,318 0.39% 0.02%
Misc. Receipts $5,525 0.93% 0.03%
Bonds $14,443 2.44% 0.06%
Total $591,475 100.00% 0.29%
Disbursements for Highways (All Units Government-2007) (HF-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Capital Outlay $400,650 70.48% 0.44%
Maintenance and Services $102,140 17.97% 0.23%
Administration and Misc. $20,836 3.67% 0.16%
Highway Law Enforcement & Safety $25,446 4.48% 0.17%
Interest $4,631 0.81% 0.06%
Bond Retirement $14,773 2.60% 0.19%
Total $568,476 100.00% 0.31%
Attributed Federal Trust Fund Receipts - 2008 ($000) (FE-9) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway Account $98,218 87.06% 0.31%
Mass Transit Account $14,593 12.94% 0.29%
Total $112,811 100.00% 0.31%

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