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State Statistical Abstracts 2008

New York

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Population / Land Area % Dist. % Nat'l.
Total Population - (DL-1C) 19,490,297   6.4%
Total Land Area (PS-1) 47,214   1.3%
Motor Fuel Usage (000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Gasoline/Gasohol (MF-33GA) 5,634,402 79.8% 4.1%
Special Fuel (MF-33SF) 1,423,316 20.2% 3.7%
Total Fuel 7,057,718 100.0%  
Off Highway Gasoline (MF-21) 146,489 2.6% 3.9%
On Highway Gasoline (MF-21) 5,474,523 97.4% 4.1%
Public Road Length (Table HM-10) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 66,071 57.7% 2.2%
Urban 48,402 42.3% 4.5%
Total 114,473 100.0% 2.8%
Public Road Length by Functional System (HM-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 1,705 1.5% 3.6%
Other Principal Arterial 4,402 3.8% 2.8%
Minor Arterial 9,450 8.3% 3.9%
Collectors 20,685 18.1% 2.6%
Local 77,440 67.7% 2.8%
Other Freeways/ Expressways 789 0.7% 7.0%
Total 114,471 100.0% 2.8%
Public Road Length (Miles) by Ownership (HM-10) % Dist. % Nat'l.
State Highway Agencies 14,969 13.1% 1.9%
County 20,344 17.8% 1.1%
Town/Townships 77,041 67.3% 6.0%
Other Jurisdictions 1,333 1.2% 2.3%
Federal 784 0.7% 0.6%
Total 114,471 100.0% 2.8%
Functional System Lane Length (HM-60) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 7,904 3.3% 3.7%
Other Principal Arterial 12,551 5.2% 2.6%
Minor Arterial 21,642 8.9% 3.9%
Collectors 42,062 17.3% 2.6%
Local 154,880 63.8% 2.8%
Other Freeways/ Expressways 3,730 1.5% 7.1%
Total 242,769 100.0% 2.9%
Vehicle Miles Traveled - (Millions) - (VM-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 33,120 24.7% 3.3%
Urban 100,965 75.3% 5.1%
Total 134,085 100.0% 4.5%
Vehicle Miles Traveled by Functional System (In Millions) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 26,692 19.9% 3.7%
Other Principal Arterial 23,055 17.2% 3.4%
Minor Arterial 25,728 19.2% 4.9%
Collectors 22,528 16.8% 5.4%
Local 19,292 14.4% 4.8%
Other Freeways/ Expressways 16790 12.5% 7.5%
Total 134,085 100.0% 4.5%
Driver Licenses (DL-1C) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Male 5,813,581 51.52% 5.61%
Female 5,470,964 48.48% 5.23%
Total 11,284,545 100.00% 5.42%
Motor Fuel Tax Rates (MF-121T) (Cents)
Gasoline 24.45
Diesel 22.65
Gasohol 0
Vehicle Registrations (MV-1) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Autos 8,576,151 75.04% 6.26%
Trucks/Picks/SUVs 2,439,971 21.35% 2.21%
Buses 72,781 0.64% 8.63%
Total 11,088,903    
Motorcycles 339,633 2.97% 4.41%
Grand Total 11,428,536 100.00% 4.47%
Fatally Injured in Vehicle Crashes (FI-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 620 50.37% 2.98%
Urban 607 49.31% 3.80%
Unknown 4 0.32% 0.80%
Total 1231 100% 3.30%

Highway Finance ($000)

State Funding for Highways (Summary) (SF-21) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Receipts $7,119,528   5.16%
Disbursements $7,537,405   5.67%
Revenues used for Highways (All Units Government -2007) (HF-1) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway User Taxes $2,739,335 20.01% 6.48%
Tolls $3,290,603 24.03% 5.29%
General Fund $3,108,936 22.71% 9.79%
Property Taxes $921,911 6.73% 10.73%
Other Imposts $1,875,053 13.70% 14.06%
Misc. Receipts $410,397 3.00% 2.59%
Bonds $1,345,002 9.82% 5.24%
Total $13,691,237 100.00% 6.80%
Disbursements for Highways (All Units Government-2007) (HF-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Capital Outlay $5,318,252 41.79% 5.86%
Maintenance and Services $4,457,475 35.03% 10.01%
Administration and Misc. $913,116 7.18% 6.97%
Highway Law Enforcement & Safety $520,311 4.09% 3.53%
Interest $871,535 6.85% 10.48%
Bond Retirement $645,247 5.07% 8.10%
Total $12,725,936 100.00% 7.01%
Attributed Federal Trust Fund Receipts - 2008 ($000) (FE-9) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway Account $1,223,182 85.93% 3.90%
Mass Transit Account $200,314 14.07% 3.97%
Total $1,423,496 100.00% 3.91%

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