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Rhode Island Statistical Abstracts 2008

Rhode Island

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Population / Land Area % Dist. % Nat'l.
Total Population - (DL-1C) 1,050,788   0.3%
Total Land Area (PS-1) 1,045   0.0%
Motor Fuel Usage (000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Gasoline/Gasohol (MF-33GA) 406,632 86.7% 0.3%
Special Fuel (MF-33SF) 62,590 13.3% 0.2%
Total Fuel 469,222 100.0%  
Off Highway Gasoline (MF-21) 11,565 2.9% 0.3%
On Highway Gasoline (MF-21) 390,157 97.1% 0.3%
Public Road Length (Table HM-10) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 1,214 19.0% 0.0%
Urban 5,190 81.0% 0.5%
Total 6,404 100.0% 0.2%
Public Road Length by Functional System (HM-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 72 1.1% 0.2%
Other Principal Arterial 410 6.4% 0.3%
Minor Arterial 424 6.6% 0.2%
Collectors 882 13.8% 0.1%
Local 4,525 70.7% 0.2%
Other Freeways/ Expressways 90 1.4% 0.8%
Total 6,403 100.0% 0.2%
Public Road Length (Miles) by Ownership (HM-10) % Dist. % Nat'l.
State Highway Agencies 1,108 17.3% 0.1%
County 0 0.0% 0.0%
Town/Townships 5,236 81.8% 0.4%
Other Jurisdictions 3 0.0% 0.0%
Federal 56 0.9% 0.0%
Total 6,403 100.0% 0.2%
Functional System Lane Length (HM-60) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 390 2.9% 0.2%
Other Principal Arterial 1,086 8.0% 0.2%
Minor Arterial 865 6.4% 0.2%
Collectors 1,769 13.1% 0.1%
Local 9,052 67.0% 0.2%
Other Freeways/ Expressways 358 2.6% 0.7%
Total 13,520 100.0% 0.2%
Vehicle Miles Traveled - (Millions) - (VM-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 874 10.7% 0.1%
Urban 7,313 89.3% 0.4%
Total 8,187 100.0% 0.3%
Vehicle Miles Traveled by Functional System (In Millions) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 2,141 26.2% 0.3%
Other Principal Arterial 2,282 27.9% 0.3%
Minor Arterial 1,284 15.7% 0.2%
Collectors 960 11.7% 0.2%
Local 309 3.8% 0.1%
Other Freeways/ Expressways 1211 14.8% 0.5%
Total 8,187 100.0% 0.3%
Driver Licenses (DL-1C) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Male 369,437 49.37% 0.36%
Female 378,914 50.63% 0.36%
Total 748,351 100.00% 0.36%
Motor Fuel Tax Rates (MF-121T) (Cents)
Gasoline 30
Diesel 30
Gasohol 30
Vehicle Registrations (MV-1) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Autos 490,628 59.37% 0.36%
Trucks/Picks/SUVs 302,032 36.55% 0.27%
Buses 1,720 0.21% 0.20%
Total 794,380    
Motorcycles 32,021 3.87% 0.42%
Grand Total 826,401 100.00% 0.32%
Fatally Injured in Vehicle Crashes (FI-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 13 20.00% 0.06%
Urban 45 69.23% 0.28%
Unknown 7 10.77% 1.41%
Total 65 100% 0.17%

Highway Finance ($000)

State Funding for Highways (Summary) (SF-21) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Receipts $439,757   0.32%
Disbursements $418,659   0.31%
Revenues used for Highways (All Units Government -2007) (HF-1) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway User Taxes $295,703 46.63% 0.70%
Tolls $102,327 16.14% 0.16%
General Fund $101,085 15.94% 0.32%
Property Taxes $13,977 2.20% 0.16%
Other Imposts $3,105 0.49% 0.02%
Misc. Receipts $93,915 14.81% 0.59%
Bonds $24,022 3.79% 0.09%
Total $634,134 100.00% 0.32%
Disbursements for Highways (All Units Government-2007) (HF-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Capital Outlay $303,890 47.53% 0.34%
Maintenance and Services $164,849 25.78% 0.37%
Administration and Misc. $66,514 10.40% 0.51%
Highway Law Enforcement & Safety $49,180 7.69% 0.33%
Interest $32,279 5.05% 0.39%
Bond Retirement $22,659 3.54% 0.28%
Total $639,371 100.00% 0.35%
Attributed Federal Trust Fund Receipts - 2008 ($000) (FE-9) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway Account $75,643 85.37% 0.24%
Mass Transit Account $12,959 14.63% 0.26%
Total $88,602 100.00% 0.24%

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