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State Statistical Abstracts 2008

Washington

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Population / Land Area % Dist. % Nat'l.
Total Population - (DL-1C) 6,549,224   2.2%
Total Land Area (PS-1) 66,544   1.9%
Motor Fuel Usage (000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Gasoline/Gasohol (MF-33GA) 2,665,966 80.1% 2.0%
Special Fuel (MF-33SF) 661,393 19.9% 1.7%
Total Fuel 3,327,359 100.0%  
Off Highway Gasoline (MF-21) 77,537 2.9% 2.1%
On Highway Gasoline (MF-21) 2,564,283 97.1% 1.9%
Public Road Length (Table HM-10) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 60,784 72.8% 2.0%
Urban 22,743 27.2% 2.1%
Total 83,527 100.0% 2.1%
Public Road Length by Functional System (HM-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 764 0.9% 1.6%
Other Principal Arterial 3,299 3.9% 2.1%
Minor Arterial 4,459 5.3% 1.8%
Collectors 16,762 20.1% 2.1%
Local 57,867 69.3% 2.1%
Other Freeways/ Expressways 375 0.4% 3.3%
Total 83,526 100.0% 2.1%
Public Road Length (Miles) by Ownership (HM-10) % Dist. % Nat'l.
State Highway Agencies 7,042 8.4% 0.9%
County 39,825 47.7% 2.2%
Town/Townships 17,207 20.6% 1.3%
Other Jurisdictions 10,793 12.9% 18.9%
Federal 8,659 10.4% 6.6%
Total 83,526 100.0% 2.1%
Functional System Lane Length (HM-60) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 3,972 2.3% 1.9%
Other Principal Arterial 8,937 5.1% 1.9%
Minor Arterial 11,069 6.3% 2.0%
Collectors 33,571 19.2% 2.1%
Local 115,733 66.2% 2.1%
Other Freeways/ Expressways 1,449 0.8% 2.7%
Total 174,731 100.0% 2.1%
Vehicle Miles Traveled - (Millions) - (VM-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 16,085 29.0% 1.6%
Urban 39,473 71.0% 2.0%
Total 55,558 100.0% 1.9%
Vehicle Miles Traveled by Functional System (In Millions) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 15,073 27.1% 2.1%
Other Principal Arterial 12,612 22.7% 1.8%
Minor Arterial 9,267 16.7% 1.8%
Collectors 7,999 14.4% 1.9%
Local 5,472 9.8% 1.4%
Other Freeways/ Expressways 5135 9.2% 2.3%
Total 55,558 100.0% 1.9%
Driver Licenses (DL-1C) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Male 2,565,122 51.78% 2.48%
Female 2,388,750 48.22% 2.28%
Total 4,953,872 100.00% 2.38%
Motor Fuel Tax Rates (MF-121T) (Cents)
Gasoline 37.5
Diesel 37.5
Gasohol 37.5
Vehicle Registrations (MV-1) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Autos 3,299,259 53.10% 2.41%
Trucks/Picks/SUVs 2,667,826 42.94% 2.42%
Buses 12,625 0.20% 1.50%
Total 5,979,710    
Motorcycles 233,508 3.76% 3.03%
Grand Total 6,213,218 100.00% 2.43%
Fatally Injured in Vehicle Crashes (FI-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 267 51.25% 1.28%
Urban 233 44.72% 1.46%
Unknown 21 4.03% 4.22%
Total 521 100% 1.40%

Highway Finance ($000)

State Funding for Highways (Summary) (SF-21) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Receipts $3,988,204   2.89%
Disbursements $3,901,250   2.93%
Revenues used for Highways (All Units Government -2007) (HF-1) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway User Taxes $863,140 18.47% 2.04%
Tolls $1,638,182 35.05% 2.63%
General Fund $310,766 6.65% 0.98%
Property Taxes $496,755 10.63% 5.78%
Other Imposts $281,019 6.01% 2.11%
Misc. Receipts $288,076 6.16% 1.82%
Bonds $795,281 17.02% 3.10%
Total $4,673,219 100.00% 2.32%
Disbursements for Highways (All Units Government-2007) (HF-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Capital Outlay $2,432,168 55.46% 2.68%
Maintenance and Services $919,925 20.98% 2.07%
Administration and Misc. $403,091 9.19% 3.08%
Highway Law Enforcement & Safety $323,566 7.38% 2.20%
Interest $139,957 3.19% 1.68%
Bond Retirement $166,845 3.80% 2.09%
Total $4,385,552 100.00% 2.42%
Attributed Federal Trust Fund Receipts - 2008 ($000) (FE-9) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway Account $588,698 85.99% 1.88%
Mass Transit Account $95,896 14.01% 1.90%
Total $684,594 100.00% 1.88%

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