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State Statistical Abstracts 2008

Virginia

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Population / Land Area % Dist. % Nat'l.
Total Population - (DL-1C) 7,769,089   2.6%
Total Land Area (PS-1) 39,594   1.1%
Motor Fuel Usage (000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Gasoline/Gasohol (MF-33GA) 3,955,444 79.2% 2.9%
Special Fuel (MF-33SF) 1,037,504 20.8% 2.7%
Total Fuel 4,992,948 100.0%  
Off Highway Gasoline (MF-21) 73,151 1.9% 1.9%
On Highway Gasoline (MF-21) 3,873,188 98.1% 2.9%
Public Road Length (Table HM-10) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 50,334 68.1% 1.7%
Urban 23,569 31.9% 2.2%
Total 73,903 100.0% 1.8%
Public Road Length by Functional System (HM-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 1,119 1.5% 2.4%
Other Principal Arterial 2,657 3.6% 1.7%
Minor Arterial 5,678 7.7% 2.4%
Collectors 14,069 19.0% 1.8%
Local 50,090 67.8% 1.8%
Other Freeways/ Expressways 289 0.4% 2.5%
Total 73,902 100.0% 1.8%
Public Road Length (Miles) by Ownership (HM-10) % Dist. % Nat'l.
State Highway Agencies 57,917 78.4% 7.4%
County 1,681 2.3% 0.1%
Town/Townships 11,463 15.5% 0.9%
Other Jurisdictions 39 0.1% 0.1%
Federal 2,802 3.8% 2.1%
Total 73,902 100.0% 1.8%
Functional System Lane Length (HM-60) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 5,388 3.4% 2.5%
Other Principal Arterial 10,379 6.5% 2.2%
Minor Arterial 13,944 8.7% 2.5%
Collectors 28,954 18.1% 1.8%
Local 100,180 62.6% 1.8%
Other Freeways/ Expressways 1,252 0.8% 2.4%
Total 160,097 100.0% 1.9%
Vehicle Miles Traveled - (Millions) - (VM-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 30,201 36.7% 3.0%
Urban 52,077 63.3% 2.6%
Total 82,278 100.0% 2.8%
Vehicle Miles Traveled by Functional System (In Millions) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 23,809 28.9% 3.3%
Other Principal Arterial 18,626 22.6% 2.7%
Minor Arterial 16,469 20.0% 3.1%
Collectors 10,489 12.7% 2.5%
Local 9,023 11.0% 2.2%
Other Freeways/ Expressways 3862 4.7% 1.7%
Total 82,278 100.0% 2.8%
Driver Licenses (DL-1C) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Male 2,576,258 48.60% 2.49%
Female 2,724,924 51.40% 2.60%
Total 5,301,182 100.00% 2.54%
Motor Fuel Tax Rates (MF-121T) (Cents)
Gasoline 17.5
Diesel 17.5
Gasohol 17.5
Vehicle Registrations (MV-1) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Autos 3,881,087 58.73% 2.83%
Trucks/Picks/SUVs 2,627,520 39.76% 2.38%
Buses 17,341 0.26% 2.06%
Total 6,525,948    
Motorcycles 82,603 1.25% 1.07%
Grand Total 6,608,551 100.00% 2.58%
Fatally Injured in Vehicle Crashes (FI-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 479 58.13% 2.30%
Urban 339 41.14% 2.12%
Unknown 6 0.73% 1.20%
Total 824 100% 2.21%

Highway Finance ($000)

State Funding for Highways (Summary) (SF-21) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Receipts $3,707,812   2.69%
Disbursements $3,798,151   2.86%
Revenues used for Highways (All Units Government -2007) (HF-1) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway User Taxes $977,606 19.48% 2.31%
Tolls $1,704,215 33.95% 2.74%
General Fund $1,209,993 24.11% 3.81%
Property Taxes $30,760 0.61% 0.36%
Other Imposts $578,696 11.53% 4.34%
Misc. Receipts $262,693 5.23% 1.66%
Bonds $255,329 5.09% 1.00%
Total $5,019,292 100.00% 2.49%
Disbursements for Highways (All Units Government-2007) (HF-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Capital Outlay $1,356,078 29.21% 1.50%
Maintenance and Services $1,550,719 33.41% 3.48%
Administration and Misc. $422,971 9.11% 3.23%
Highway Law Enforcement & Safety $634,548 13.67% 4.31%
Interest $177,620 3.83% 2.14%
Bond Retirement $499,801 10.77% 6.27%
Total $4,641,737 100.00% 2.56%
Attributed Federal Trust Fund Receipts - 2008 ($000) (FE-9) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway Account $906,546 86.05% 2.89%
Mass Transit Account $146,907 13.95% 2.91%
Total $1,053,453 100.00% 2.90%

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