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Texas – State Statistical Abstracts 2008 – FHWA

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State Statistical Abstracts 2008

Texas

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Population / Land Area % Dist. % Nat'l.
Total Population - (DL-1C) 24,326,974   8.0%
Total Land Area (PS-1) 261,797   7.4%
Motor Fuel Usage (000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Gasoline/Gasohol (MF-33GA) 11,917,740 73.7% 8.7%
Special Fuel (MF-33SF) 4,242,133 26.3% 11.0%
Total Fuel 16,159,873 100.0%  
Off Highway Gasoline (MF-21) 244,193 2.1% 6.5%
On Highway Gasoline (MF-21) 11,660,618 97.9% 8.8%
Public Road Length (Table HM-10) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 212,999 69.5% 7.2%
Urban 93,405 30.5% 8.8%
Total 306,404 100.0% 7.6%
Public Road Length by Functional System (HM-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 3,234 1.1% 6.9%
Other Principal Arterial 13,275 4.3% 8.3%
Minor Arterial 18,150 5.9% 7.5%
Collectors 65,392 21.3% 8.2%
Local 204,764 66.8% 7.3%
Other Freeways/ Expressways 1,589 0.5% 14.0%
Total 306,404 100.0% 7.6%
Public Road Length (Miles) by Ownership (HM-10) % Dist. % Nat'l.
State Highway Agencies 80,067 26.1% 10.3%
County 145,632 47.5% 8.1%
Town/Townships 79,729 26.0% 6.2%
Other Jurisdictions 145 0.0% 0.3%
Federal 831 0.3% 0.6%
Total 306,404 100.0% 7.6%
Functional System Lane Length (HM-60) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 15,155 2.3% 7.1%
Other Principal Arterial 44,369 6.8% 9.3%
Minor Arterial 44,831 6.8% 8.1%
Collectors 133,407 20.4% 8.3%
Local 409,529 62.5% 7.3%
Other Freeways/ Expressways 7,632 1.2% 14.5%
Total 654,923 100.0% 7.7%
Vehicle Miles Traveled - (Millions) - (VM-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 70,546 30.0% 7.1%
Urban 164,836 70.0% 8.3%
Total 235,382 100.0% 7.9%
Vehicle Miles Traveled by Functional System (In Millions) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 54,889 23.3% 7.6%
Other Principal Arterial 57,951 24.6% 8.5%
Minor Arterial 40,422 17.2% 7.6%
Collectors 34,942 14.8% 8.4%
Local 14,850 6.3% 3.7%
Other Freeways/ Expressways 32328 13.7% 14.5%
Total 235,382 100.0% 7.9%
Driver Licenses (DL-1C) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Male 7,689,887 50.02% 7.42%
Female 7,684,176 49.98% 7.34%
Total 15,374,063 100.00% 7.38%
Motor Fuel Tax Rates (MF-121T) (Cents)
Gasoline 20
Diesel 20
Gasohol 20
Vehicle Registrations (MV-1) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Autos 8,830,985 47.37% 6.44%
Trucks/Picks/SUVs 9,284,324 49.80% 8.42%
Buses 92,639 0.50% 10.99%
Total 18,207,948    
Motorcycles 435,492 2.34% 5.65%
Grand Total 18,643,440 100.00% 7.29%
Fatally Injured in Vehicle Crashes (FI-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 1741 51.48% 8.37%
Urban 1543 45.62% 9.67%
Unknown 98 2.90% 19.68%
Total 3382 100% 9.08%

Highway Finance ($000)

State Funding for Highways (Summary) (SF-21) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Receipts $14,802,070   10.72%
Disbursements $11,089,254   8.34%
Revenues used for Highways (All Units Government -2007) (HF-1) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway User Taxes $2,326,552 11.70% 5.51%
Tolls $4,140,158 20.81% 6.65%
General Fund $1,621,578 8.15% 5.10%
Property Taxes $1,619,881 8.14% 18.86%
Other Imposts $205,656 1.03% 1.54%
Misc. Receipts $1,600,341 8.04% 10.12%
Bonds $8,379,147 42.12% 32.66%
Total $19,893,313 100.00% 9.88%
Disbursements for Highways (All Units Government-2007) (HF-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Capital Outlay $11,328,855 61.79% 12.49%
Maintenance and Services $3,028,308 16.52% 6.80%
Administration and Misc. $686,952 3.75% 5.24%
Highway Law Enforcement & Safety $1,423,463 7.76% 9.67%
Interest $921,393 5.03% 11.08%
Bond Retirement $944,492 5.15% 11.86%
Total $18,333,463 100.00% 10.11%
Attributed Federal Trust Fund Receipts - 2008 ($000) (FE-9) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway Account $2,921,406 86.43% 9.32%
Mass Transit Account $458,759 13.57% 9.10%
Total $3,380,165 100.00% 9.29%

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