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State Statistical Abstracts 2008

South Dakota

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Population / Land Area % Dist. % Nat'l.
Total Population - (DL-1C) 804,194   0.3%
Total Land Area (PS-1) 75,885   2.1%
Motor Fuel Usage (000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Gasoline/Gasohol (MF-33GA) 422,137 67.2% 0.3%
Special Fuel (MF-33SF) 205,692 32.8% 0.5%
Total Fuel 627,829 100.0%  
Off Highway Gasoline (MF-21) 21,758 5.2% 0.6%
On Highway Gasoline (MF-21) 395,566 94.8% 0.3%
Public Road Length (Table HM-10) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 79,217 96.4% 2.7%
Urban 2,932 3.6% 0.3%
Total 82,149 100.0% 2.0%
Public Road Length by Functional System (HM-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 679 0.8% 1.5%
Other Principal Arterial 2,674 3.3% 1.7%
Minor Arterial 3,721 4.5% 1.5%
Collectors 19,015 23.1% 2.4%
Local 56,047 68.2% 2.0%
Other Freeways/ Expressways 11 0.0% 0.1%
Total 82,147 100.0% 2.0%
Public Road Length (Miles) by Ownership (HM-10) % Dist. % Nat'l.
State Highway Agencies 7,836 9.5% 1.0%
County 35,307 43.0% 2.0%
Town/Townships 35,773 43.5% 2.8%
Other Jurisdictions 1,059 1.3% 1.9%
Federal 2,172 2.6% 1.7%
Total 82,147 100.0% 2.0%
Functional System Lane Length (HM-60) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 2,768 1.7% 1.3%
Other Principal Arterial 6,292 3.8% 1.3%
Minor Arterial 7,580 4.5% 1.4%
Collectors 38,041 22.8% 2.4%
Local 112,093 67.2% 2.0%
Other Freeways/ Expressways 40 0.0% 0.1%
Total 166,814 100.0% 2.0%
Vehicle Miles Traveled - (Millions) - (VM-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 6,386 71.1% 0.6%
Urban 2,600 28.9% 0.1%
Total 8,986 100.0% 0.3%
Vehicle Miles Traveled by Functional System (In Millions) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 2,570 28.6% 0.4%
Other Principal Arterial 2,252 25.1% 0.3%
Minor Arterial 1,857 20.7% 0.4%
Collectors 1,470 16.4% 0.4%
Local 799 8.9% 0.2%
Other Freeways/ Expressways 38 0.4% 0.0%
Total 8,986 100.0% 0.3%
Driver Licenses (DL-1C) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Male 298,987 50.05% 0.29%
Female 298,339 49.95% 0.28%
Total 597,326 100.00% 0.29%
Motor Fuel Tax Rates (MF-121T) (Cents)
Gasoline 22
Diesel 22
Gasohol 20
Vehicle Registrations (MV-1) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Autos 347,408 35.98% 0.25%
Trucks/Picks/SUVs 557,541 57.74% 0.51%
Buses 2,435 0.25% 0.29%
Total 907,384    
Motorcycles 58,296 6.04% 0.76%
Grand Total 965,680 100.00% 0.38%
Fatally Injured in Vehicle Crashes (FI-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 106 89.08% 0.51%
Urban 13 10.92% 0.08%
Unknown 0 0.00% 0.00%
Total 119 100% 0.32%

Highway Finance ($000)

State Funding for Highways (Summary) (SF-21) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Receipts $477,793   0.35%
Disbursements $450,868   0.34%
Revenues used for Highways (All Units Government -2007) (HF-1) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway User Taxes $212,287 29.05% 0.50%
Tolls $148,459 20.31% 0.24%
General Fund $251,992 34.48% 0.79%
Property Taxes $29,893 4.09% 0.35%
Other Imposts $61,005 8.35% 0.46%
Misc. Receipts $24,837 3.40% 0.16%
Bonds $2,355 0.32% 0.01%
Total $730,828 100.00% 0.36%
Disbursements for Highways (All Units Government-2007) (HF-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Capital Outlay $346,999 50.37% 0.38%
Maintenance and Services $205,912 29.89% 0.46%
Administration and Misc. $49,330 7.16% 0.38%
Highway Law Enforcement & Safety $83,459 12.11% 0.57%
Interest $959 0.14% 0.01%
Bond Retirement $2,251 0.33% 0.03%
Total $688,910 100.00% 0.38%
Attributed Federal Trust Fund Receipts - 2008 ($000) (FE-9) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway Account $116,437 86.99% 0.37%
Mass Transit Account $17,412 13.01% 0.35%
Total $133,849 100.00% 0.37%

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