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State Statistical Abstracts 2008

New Mexico

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Population / Land Area % Dist. % Nat'l.
Total Population – (DL-1C) 1,984,356   0.7%
Total Land Area (PS-1) 121,356   3.4%
Motor Fuel Usage (000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Gasoline/Gasohol (MF-33GA) 926,188 66.1% 0.7%
Special Fuel (MF-33SF) 474,110 33.9% 1.2%
Total Fuel 1,400,298 100.0%  
Off Highway Gasoline (MF-21) 29,482 3.2% 0.8%
On Highway Gasoline (MF-21) 890,040 96.8% 0.7%
Public Road Length (Table HM-10) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 60,386 88.3% 2.0%
Urban 7,998 11.7% 0.8%
Total 68,384 100.0% 1.7%
Public Road Length by Functional System (HM-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 1,000 1.5% 2.1%
Other Principal Arterial 2,547 3.7% 1.6%
Minor Arterial 2,564 3.7% 1.1%
Collectors 8,535 12.5% 1.1%
Local 53,733 78.6% 1.9%
Other Freeways/ Expressways 5 0.0% 0.0%
Total 68,384 100.0% 1.7%
Public Road Length (Miles) by Ownership (HM-10) % Dist. % Nat'l.
State Highway Agencies 11,951 17.5% 1.5%
County 39,534 57.8% 2.2%
Town/Townships 4,887 7.1% 0.4%
Other Jurisdictions 215 0.3% 0.4%
Federal 11,797 17.3% 9.0%
Total 68,384 100.0% 1.7%
Functional System Lane Length (HM-60) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 4,100 2.9% 1.9%
Other Principal Arterial 8,382 5.9% 1.8%
Minor Arterial 5,674 4.0% 1.0%
Collectors 17,308 12.1% 1.1%
Local 107,466 75.2% 1.9%
Other Freeways/ Expressways 10 0.0% 0.0%
Total 142,940 100.0% 1.7%
Vehicle Miles Traveled - (Millions) - (VM-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 14,919 56.8% 1.5%
Urban 11,360 43.2% 0.6%
Total 26,279 100.0% 0.9%
Vehicle Miles Traveled by Functional System (In Millions) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 7,190 27.4% 1.0%
Other Principal Arterial 7,467 28.4% 1.1%
Minor Arterial 3,133 11.9% 0.6%
Collectors 2,894 11.0% 0.7%
Local 5,588 21.3% 1.4%
Other Freeways/ Expressways 7 0.0% 0.0%
Total 26,279 100.0% 0.9%
Driver Licenses (DL-1C) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Male 676,523 49.55% 0.65%
Female 688,726 50.45% 0.66%
Total 1,365,249 100.00% 0.66%
Motor Fuel Tax Rates (MF-121T) (Cents)
Gasoline 18.875
Diesel 22.88
Gasohol 18.88
Vehicle Registrations (MV-1) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Autos 692,415 42.83% 0.51%
Trucks/Picks/SUVs 873,868 54.05% 0.79%
Buses 3,488 0.22% 0.41%
Total 1,569,771    
Motorcycles 46,882 2.90% 0.61%
Grand Total 1,616,653 100.00% 0.63%
Fatally Injured in Vehicle Crashes (FI-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 249 68.03% 1.20%
Urban 101 27.60% 0.63%
Unknown 16 4.37% 3.21%
Total 366 100% 0.98%

Highway Finance ($000)

State Funding for Highways (Summary) (SF-21) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Receipts $873,424   0.63%
Disbursements $859,718   0.65%
Revenues used for Highways (All Units Government -2007) (HF-1) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway User Taxes $299,573 26.72% 0.71%
Tolls $387,677 34.58% 0.62%
General Fund $216,196 19.28% 0.68%
Property Taxes $46,691 4.16% 0.54%
Other Imposts $75,846 6.77% 0.57%
Misc. Receipts $68,820 6.14% 0.44%
Bonds $26,321 2.35% 0.10%
Total $1,121,124 100.00% 0.56%
Disbursements for Highways (All Units Government-2007) (HF-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Capital Outlay $598,427 44.64% 0.66%
Maintenance and Services $304,642 22.72% 0.68%
Administration and Misc. $104,645 7.81% 0.80%
Highway Law Enforcement & Safety $139,415 10.40% 0.95%
Interest $86,773 6.47% 1.04%
Bond Retirement $106,724 7.96% 1.34%
Total $1,340,626 100.00% 0.74%
Attributed Federal Trust Fund Receipts - 2008 ($000) (FE-9) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway Account $280,178 87.13% 0.89%
Mass Transit Account $41,388 12.87% 0.82%
Total $321,566 100.00% 0.88%

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