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State Statistical Abstracts 2008

New Jersey

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Population / Land Area % Dist. % Nat'l.
Total Population - (DL-1C) 8,682,661   2.9%
Total Land Area (PS-1) 7,417   0.2%
Motor Fuel Usage (000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Gasoline/Gasohol (MF-33GA) 4,280,962 82.6% 3.1%
Special Fuel (MF-33SF) 904,689 17.4% 2.3%
Total Fuel 5,185,651 100.0%  
Off Highway Gasoline (MF-21) 84,787 2.0% 2.2%
On Highway Gasoline (MF-21) 4,196,176 98.0% 3.2%
Public Road Length (Table HM-10) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 7,298 18.8% 0.2%
Urban 31,455 81.2% 3.0%
Total 38,753 100.0% 1.0%
Public Road Length by Functional System (HM-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 431 1.1% 0.9%
Other Principal Arterial 1,959 5.1% 1.2%
Minor Arterial 3,800 9.8% 1.6%
Collectors 4,152 10.7% 0.5%
Local 28,007 72.3% 1.0%
Other Freeways/ Expressways 404 1.0% 3.6%
Total 38,753 100.0% 1.0%
Public Road Length (Miles) by Ownership (HM-10) % Dist. % Nat'l.
State Highway Agencies 2,324 6.0% 0.3%
County 6,444 16.6% 0.4%
Town/Townships 28,455 73.4% 2.2%
Other Jurisdictions 1,008 2.6% 1.8%
Federal 522 1.3% 0.4%
Total 38,753 100.0% 1.0%
Functional System Lane Length (HM-60) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 2,862 3.4% 1.3%
Other Principal Arterial 6,410 7.6% 1.3%
Minor Arterial 8,396 10.0% 1.5%
Collectors 8,419 10.0% 0.5%
Local 56,014 66.5% 1.0%
Other Freeways/ Expressways 2,180 2.6% 4.1%
Total 84,281 100.0% 1.0%
Vehicle Miles Traveled - (Millions) - (VM-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 6,297 8.6% 0.6%
Urban 67,332 91.4% 3.4%
Total 73,629 100.0% 2.5%
Vehicle Miles Traveled by Functional System (In Millions) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 15,300 20.8% 2.1%
Other Principal Arterial 18,350 24.9% 2.7%
Minor Arterial 11,657 15.8% 2.2%
Collectors 6,515 8.8% 1.6%
Local 10,168 13.8% 2.5%
Other Freeways/ Expressways 11639 15.8% 5.2%
Total 73,629 100.0% 2.5%
Driver Licenses (DL-1C) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Male 2,848,602 49.27% 2.75%
Female 2,933,553 50.73% 2.80%
Total 5,782,155 100.00% 2.78%
Motor Fuel Tax Rates (MF-121T) (Cents)
Gasoline 10.5
Diesel 13.5
Gasohol 10.5
Vehicle Registrations (MV-1) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Autos 3,826,995 59.70% 2.79%
Trucks/Picks/SUVs 2,396,600 37.39% 2.17%
Buses 23,287 0.36% 2.76%
Total 6,246,882    
Motorcycles 163,429 2.55% 2.12%
Grand Total 6,410,311 100.00% 2.51%
Fatally Injured in Vehicle Crashes (FI-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 72 12.20% 0.35%
Urban 515 87.29% 3.23%
Unknown 3 0.51% 0.60%
Total 590 100% 1.58%

Highway Finance ($000)

State Funding for Highways (Summary) (SF-21) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Receipts $3,854,305   2.79%
Disbursements $3,920,547   2.95%
Revenues used for Highways (All Units Government -2007) (HF-1) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway User Taxes $1,753,173 31.84% 4.15%
Tolls $1,809,456 32.86% 2.91%
General Fund $1,367,264 24.83% 4.30%
Property Taxes $0 0.00% 0.00%
Other Imposts $0 0.00% 0.00%
Misc. Receipts $231,364 4.20% 1.46%
Bonds $344,716 6.26% 1.34%
Total $5,505,973 100.00% 2.74%
Disbursements for Highways (All Units Government-2007) (HF-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Capital Outlay $2,309,883 42.56% 2.55%
Maintenance and Services $926,309 17.07% 2.08%
Administration and Misc. $238,785 4.40% 1.82%
Highway Law Enforcement & Safety $942,934 17.37% 6.40%
Interest $628,299 11.58% 7.55%
Bond Retirement $381,432 7.03% 4.79%
Total $5,427,642 100.00% 2.99%
Attributed Federal Trust Fund Receipts - 2008 ($000) (FE-9) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway Account $910,174 85.79% 2.90%
Mass Transit Account $150,723 14.21% 2.99%
Total $1,060,897 100.00% 2.92%

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