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Nebraska – State Statistical Abstracts 2008 – FHWA

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State Statistical Abstracts 2008

Nebraska

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Population / Land Area % Dist. % Nat'l.
Total Population - (DL-1C) 1,783,432   0.6%
Total Land Area (PS-1) 76,872   2.2%
Motor Fuel Usage (000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Gasoline/Gasohol (MF-33GA) 838,358 67.2% 0.6%
Special Fuel (MF-33SF) 409,191 32.8% 1.1%
Total Fuel 1,247,549 100.0%  
Off Highway Gasoline (MF-21) 31,643 3.8% 0.8%
On Highway Gasoline (MF-21) 805,606 96.2% 0.6%
Public Road Length (Table HM-10) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 87,297 93.3% 2.9%
Urban 6,318 6.7% 0.6%
Total 93,615 100.0% 2.3%
Public Road Length by Functional System (HM-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 481 0.5% 1.0%
Other Principal Arterial 3,171 3.4% 2.0%
Minor Arterial 4,933 5.3% 2.0%
Collectors 20,751 22.2% 2.6%
Local 64,258 68.6% 2.3%
Other Freeways/ Expressways 21 0.0% 0.2%
Total 93,615 100.0% 2.3%
Public Road Length (Miles) by Ownership (HM-10) % Dist. % Nat'l.
State Highway Agencies 9,959 10.6% 1.3%
County 60,949 65.1% 3.4%
Town/Townships 22,227 23.7% 1.7%
Other Jurisdictions 249 0.3% 0.4%
Federal 231 0.2% 0.2%
Total 93,615 100.0% 2.3%
Functional System Lane Length (HM-60) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 2,032 1.1% 1.0%
Other Principal Arterial 7,956 4.2% 1.7%
Minor Arterial 10,247 5.4% 1.9%
Collectors 41,553 21.8% 2.6%
Local 128,516 67.5% 2.3%
Other Freeways/ Expressways 94 0.0% 0.2%
Total 190,398 100.0% 2.2%
Vehicle Miles Traveled - (Millions) - (VM-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 10,900 56.9% 1.1%
Urban 8,270 43.1% 0.4%
Total 19,170 100.0% 0.6%
Vehicle Miles Traveled by Functional System (In Millions) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 3,946 20.6% 0.5%
Other Principal Arterial 5,906 30.8% 0.9%
Minor Arterial 4,519 23.6% 0.9%
Collectors 2,364 12.3% 0.6%
Local 2,138 11.2% 0.5%
Other Freeways/ Expressways 297 1.5% 0.1%
Total 19,170 100.0% 0.6%
Driver Licenses (DL-1C) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Male 675,980 50.21% 0.65%
Female 670,426 49.79% 0.64%
Total 1,346,406 100.00% 0.65%
Motor Fuel Tax Rates (MF-121T) (Cents)
Gasoline 26
Diesel 26
Gasohol 26
Vehicle Registrations (MV-1) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Autos 816,515 45.36% 0.60%
Trucks/Picks/SUVs 932,901 51.83% 0.85%
Buses 7,212 0.40% 0.86%
Total 1,756,628    
Motorcycles 43,407 2.41% 0.56%
Grand Total 1,800,035 100.00% 0.70%
Fatally Injured in Vehicle Crashes (FI-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 182 87.50% 0.87%
Urban 26 12.50% 0.16%
Unknown 0 0.00% 0.00%
Total 208 100% 0.56%

Highway Finance ($000)

State Funding for Highways (Summary) (SF-21) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Receipts $1,360,399   0.99%
Disbursements $1,352,037   1.02%
Revenues used for Highways (All Units Government -2007) (HF-1) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway User Taxes $254,965 15.29% 0.60%
Tolls $410,476 24.62% 0.66%
General Fund $770,583 46.22% 2.43%
Property Taxes $44,528 2.67% 0.52%
Other Imposts $144,639 8.68% 1.08%
Misc. Receipts $41,967 2.52% 0.27%
Bonds $0 0.00% 0.00%
Total $1,667,158 100.00% 0.83%
Disbursements for Highways (All Units Government-2007) (HF-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Capital Outlay $747,564 46.56% 0.82%
Maintenance and Services $509,290 31.72% 1.14%
Administration and Misc. $245,890 15.31% 1.88%
Highway Law Enforcement & Safety $85,520 5.33% 0.58%
Interest $8,479 0.53% 0.10%
Bond Retirement $8,923 0.56% 0.11%
Total $1,605,666 100.00% 0.89%
Attributed Federal Trust Fund Receipts - 2008 ($000) (FE-9) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway Account $236,488 87.04% 0.75%
Mass Transit Account $35,208 12.96% 0.70%
Total $271,696 100.00% 0.75%

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