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State Statistical Abstracts 2008

Tennessee

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Population / Land Area % Dist. % Nat'l.
Total Population - (DL-1C) 6,214,888   2.0%
Total Land Area (PS-1) 41,217   1.2%
Motor Fuel Usage (000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Gasoline/Gasohol (MF-33GA) 3,074,634 75.4% 2.3%
Special Fuel (MF-33SF) 1,002,931 24.6% 2.6%
Total Fuel 4,077,565 100.0%  
Off Highway Gasoline (MF-21) 92,695 3.0% 2.5%
On Highway Gasoline (MF-21) 2,951,193 97.0% 2.2%
Public Road Length (Table HM-10) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 69,719 75.6% 2.3%
Urban 22,454 24.4% 2.1%
Total 92,173 100.0% 2.3%
Public Road Length by Functional System (HM-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 1,105 1.2% 2.4%
Other Principal Arterial 3,415 3.7% 2.1%
Minor Arterial 5,647 6.1% 2.3%
Collectors 17,873 19.4% 2.2%
Local 63,982 69.4% 2.3%
Other Freeways/ Expressways 153 0.2% 1.3%
Total 92,175 100.0% 2.3%
Public Road Length (Miles) by Ownership (HM-10) % Dist. % Nat'l.
State Highway Agencies 13,881 15.1% 1.8%
County 57,189 62.0% 3.2%
Town/Townships 19,493 21.1% 1.5%
Other Jurisdictions 339 0.4% 0.6%
Federal 1,273 1.4% 1.0%
Total 92,175 100.0% 2.3%
Functional System Lane Length (HM-60) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 5,103 2.6% 2.4%
Other Principal Arterial 11,447 5.9% 2.4%
Minor Arterial 13,473 6.9% 2.4%
Collectors 36,086 18.5% 2.2%
Local 127,963 65.7% 2.3%
Other Freeways/ Expressways 683 0.4% 1.3%
Total 194,755 100.0% 2.3%
Vehicle Miles Traveled - (Millions) - (VM-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 27,985 40.3% 2.8%
Urban 41,484 59.7% 2.1%
Total 69,469 100.0% 2.3%
Vehicle Miles Traveled by Functional System (In Millions) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 20,100 28.9% 2.8%
Other Principal Arterial 16,313 23.5% 2.4%
Minor Arterial 13,283 19.1% 2.5%
Collectors 8,667 12.5% 2.1%
Local 9,106 13.1% 2.3%
Other Freeways/ Expressways 2000 2.9% 0.9%
Total 69,469 100.0% 2.3%
Driver Licenses (DL-1C) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Male 2,154,643 48.41% 2.08%
Female 2,296,001 51.59% 2.19%
Total 4,450,644 100.00% 2.14%
Motor Fuel Tax Rates (MF-121T) (Cents)
Gasoline 20
Diesel 17
Gasohol 20
Vehicle Registrations (MV-1) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Autos 2,833,546 53.98% 2.07%
Trucks/Picks/SUVs 2,244,717 42.76% 2.04%
Buses 19,884 0.38% 2.36%
Total 5,098,147    
Motorcycles 151,368 2.88% 1.96%
Grand Total 5,249,515 100.00% 2.05%
Fatally Injured in Vehicle Crashes (FI-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 607 58.65% 2.92%
Urban 428 41.35% 2.68%
Unknown 0 0.00% 0.00%
Total 1035 100% 2.78%

Highway Finance ($000)

State Funding for Highways (Summary) (SF-21) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Receipts $1,866,303   1.35%
Disbursements $1,770,528   1.33%
Revenues used for Highways (All Units Government -2007) (HF-1) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway User Taxes $577,606 25.90% 1.37%
Tolls $1,047,748 46.98% 1.68%
General Fund $496,875 22.28% 1.56%
Property Taxes $8,018 0.36% 0.09%
Other Imposts $53,481 2.40% 0.40%
Misc. Receipts $34,184 1.53% 0.22%
Bonds $12,223 0.55% 0.05%
Total $2,230,135 100.00% 1.11%
Disbursements for Highways (All Units Government-2007) (HF-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Capital Outlay $1,079,026 57.07% 1.19%
Maintenance and Services $550,108 29.09% 1.24%
Administration and Misc. $195,894 10.36% 1.50%
Highway Law Enforcement & Safety $53,778 2.84% 0.37%
Interest $1,519 0.08% 0.02%
Bond Retirement $10,497 0.56% 0.13%
Total $1,890,822 100.00% 1.04%
Attributed Federal Trust Fund Receipts - 2008 ($000) (FE-9) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway Account $740,664 86.36% 2.36%
Mass Transit Account $116,995 13.64% 2.32%
Total $857,659 100.00% 2.36%

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