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State Statistical Abstracts 2008

Pennsylvania

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Population / Land Area % Dist. % Nat'l.
Total Population - (DL-1C) 12,448,279   4.1%
Total Land Area (PS-1) 44,817   1.3%
Motor Fuel Usage (000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Gasoline/Gasohol (MF-33GA) 5,011,416 77.9% 3.7%
Special Fuel (MF-33SF) 1,420,687 22.1% 3.7%
Total Fuel 6,432,103 100.0%  
Off Highway Gasoline (MF-21) 68,645 1.4% 1.8%
On Highway Gasoline (MF-21) 4,912,243 98.6% 3.7%
Public Road Length (Table HM-10) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 76,484 62.8% 2.6%
Urban 45,288 37.2% 4.3%
Total 121,772 100.0% 3.0%
Public Road Length by Functional System (HM-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 1,792 1.5% 3.8%
Other Principal Arterial 4,773 3.9% 3.0%
Minor Arterial 8,505 7.0% 3.5%
Collectors 19,824 16.3% 2.5%
Local 86,335 70.9% 3.1%
Other Freeways/ Expressways 542 0.4% 4.8%
Total 121,771 100.0% 3.0%
Public Road Length (Miles) by Ownership (HM-10) % Dist. % Nat'l.
State Highway Agencies 39,862 32.7% 5.1%
County 290 0.2% 0.0%
Town/Townships 77,014 63.2% 6.0%
Other Jurisdictions 3,750 3.1% 6.6%
Federal 855 0.7% 0.7%
Total 121,771 100.0% 3.0%
Functional System Lane Length (HM-60) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 7,553 3.0% 3.5%
Other Principal Arterial 13,479 5.3% 2.8%
Minor Arterial 18,075 7.1% 3.3%
Collectors 39,839 15.7% 2.5%
Local 172,671 68.0% 3.1%
Other Freeways/ Expressways 2,221 0.9% 4.2%
Total 253,838 100.0% 3.0%
Vehicle Miles Traveled - (Millions) - (VM-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 38,742 35.9% 3.9%
Urban 69,106 64.1% 3.5%
Total 107,848 100.0% 3.6%
Vehicle Miles Traveled by Functional System (In Millions) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 25,667 23.8% 3.6%
Other Principal Arterial 24,065 22.3% 3.5%
Minor Arterial 20,498 19.0% 3.9%
Collectors 15,619 14.5% 3.7%
Local 15,046 14.0% 3.8%
Other Freeways/ Expressways 6953 6.4% 3.1%
Total 107,848 100.0% 3.6%
Driver Licenses (DL-1C) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Male 4,300,394 49.74% 4.15%
Female 4,345,879 50.26% 4.15%
Total 8,646,273 100.00% 4.15%
Motor Fuel Tax Rates (MF-121T) (Cents)
Gasoline 30
Diesel 38.1
Gasohol 31.2
Vehicle Registrations (MV-1) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Autos 6,086,264 56.54% 4.44%
Trucks/Picks/SUVs 4,240,216 39.39% 3.85%
Buses 39,928 0.37% 4.73%
Total 10,366,408    
Motorcycles 397,466 3.69% 5.16%
Grand Total 10,763,874 100.00% 4.21%
Fatally Injured in Vehicle Crashes (FI-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 828 56.40% 3.98%
Urban 640 43.60% 4.01%
Unknown 0 0.00% 0.00%
Total 1468 100% 3.94%

Highway Finance ($000)

State Funding for Highways (Summary) (SF-21) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Receipts $6,166,750   4.47%
Disbursements $5,934,648   4.46%
Revenues used for Highways (All Units Government -2007) (HF-1) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway User Taxes $2,150,825 24.00% 5.09%
Tolls $3,749,663 41.83% 6.03%
General Fund $1,345,785 15.01% 4.24%
Property Taxes $392,032 4.37% 4.56%
Other Imposts $8,931 0.10% 0.07%
Misc. Receipts $691,160 7.71% 4.37%
Bonds $624,616 6.97% 2.43%
Total $8,963,012 100.00% 4.45%
Disbursements for Highways (All Units Government-2007) (HF-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Capital Outlay $2,715,134 35.60% 2.99%
Maintenance and Services $3,004,202 39.39% 6.75%
Administration and Misc. $557,422 7.31% 4.25%
Highway Law Enforcement & Safety $784,352 10.28% 5.33%
Interest $197,185 2.59% 2.37%
Bond Retirement $369,454 4.84% 4.64%
Total $7,627,749 100.00% 4.20%
Attributed Federal Trust Fund Receipts - 2008 ($000) (FE-9) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway Account $1,174,199 86.19% 3.75%
Mass Transit Account $188,091 13.81% 3.73%
Total $1,362,290 100.00% 3.74%

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