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Table DL-1C – Highway Statistics 2012 – Office of Highway Policy Information (OHPI) – FHWA

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Highway Statistics 2012


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Licensed Drivers By Sex And Ratio To Population - 2012 1/

January 2014
Table DL-1C

STATE LICENSED DRIVERS RATIO--LICENSED POPULATION 2/ DRIVERS
MALE
DRIVERS
PERCENT
MALE DRIVERS
OF TOTAL
FEMALE
DRIVERS
PERCENT
FEMALE DRIVERS
OF TOTAL
TOTAL
DRIVERS
DRIVERS/PRIVATE AND
COMMERCIAL MOTOR
VEHICLES REGISTERED
TOTAL
RESIDENT
DRIVING AGE (16 AND OVER) PER 1,000
TOTAL RESIDENT
POPULATION
PER 1,000
DRIVING AGE
POPULATION
MALE FEMALE TOTAL
Alabama 1,863,219 48.68 1,964,303 51.32 3,827,522 0.82 4,822,023 1,830,443 1,995,807 3,826,250 794 1,000
Alaska 278,498 52.91 247,873 47.09 526,371 0.72 731,449 295,344 269,358 564,702 720 932
Arizona 2,363,009 50.30 2,334,570 49.70 4,697,579 0.95 6,553,255 2,523,235 2,588,652 5,111,887 717 919
Arkansas 1,024,189 46.57 1,174,975 53.43 2,199,164 0.94 2,949,131 1,124,748 1,191,184 2,315,932 746 950
California 12,274,575 50.72 11,926,422 49.28 24,200,997 0.92 38,041,430 14,750,900 15,136,491 29,887,391 636 810
Colorado 1,950,743 51.23 1,856,930 48.77 3,807,673 0.88 5,187,582 2,041,006 2,047,343 4,088,349 734 931
Connecticut 1,226,100 49.33 1,259,608 50.67 2,485,708 0.96 3,590,347 1,394,501 1,500,693 2,895,194 692 859
Delaware 351,553 48.81 368,737 51.19 720,290 0.80 917,092 351,931 383,558 735,489 785 979
Dist. of Col. 196,412 48.98 204,581 51.02 400,993 1.34 632,323 249,216 284,643 533,859 634 751
Florida 6,768,578 48.71 7,128,003 51.29 13,896,581 0.93 19,317,568 7,644,224 8,141,964 15,786,188 719 880
Georgia 3,142,656 47.75 3,438,878 52.25 6,581,534 0.90 9,919,945 3,719,755 3,984,305 7,704,060 663 854
Hawaii 477,830 52.22 437,203 47.78 915,033 0.78 1,392,313 562,982 559,186 1,122,168 657 815
Idaho 548,438 50.18 544,539 49.82 1,092,977 0.70 1,595,728 603,674 611,438 1,215,112 685 899
Illinois 4,044,505 49.11 4,191,240 50.89 8,235,745 0.85 12,875,255 4,939,784 5,230,741 10,170,525 640 810
Indiana 2,677,443 49.80 2,698,530 50.20 5,375,973 0.94 6,537,334 2,497,696 2,630,187 5,127,883 822 1,048
Iowa 1,094,590 49.37 1,122,714 50.63 2,217,304 0.67 3,074,186 1,195,942 1,236,508 2,432,450 721 912
Kansas 997,017 49.41 1,021,012 50.59 2,018,029 0.87 2,885,905 1,105,292 1,135,402 2,240,694 699 901
Kentucky 1,473,263 49.35 1,511,971 50.65 2,985,234 0.85 4,380,415 1,694,131 1,780,760 3,474,891 681 859
Louisiana 1,404,715 48.05 1,519,029 51.95 2,923,744 0.78 4,601,893 1,743,629 1,862,245 3,605,874 635 811
Maine 498,680 49.46 509,510 50.54 1,008,190 0.91 1,329,192 530,886 565,406 1,096,292 758 920
Maryland 2,026,605 49.40 2,075,549 50.60 4,102,154 1.08 5,884,563 2,244,809 2,452,171 4,696,980 697 873
Massachusetts 2,343,354 49.50 2,390,582 50.50 4,733,936 0.99 6,646,144 2,591,826 2,823,728 5,415,554 712 874
Michigan 3,425,174 48.80 3,593,539 2.00 7,018,713 0.94 9,883,360 3,833,047 4,060,638 7,893,685 710 889
Minnesota 1,669,037 50.25 1,652,723 49.75 3,321,760 0.69 5,379,139 2,093,328 2,153,126 4,246,454 618 782
Mississippi 930,437 47.52 1,027,543 52.48 1,957,980 0.98 2,984,926 1,110,709 1,212,202 2,322,911 656 843
Missouri 2,107,064 49.13 2,181,424 50.87 4,288,488 0.79 6,021,988 2,315,045 2,463,346 4,778,391 712 897
Montana 384,714 50.77 373,098 49.23 757,812 0.58 1,005,141 404,338 404,182 808,520 754 937
Nebraska 683,317 50.11 680,279 49.89 1,363,596 0.76 1,855,525 710,790 731,101 1,441,891 735 946
Nevada 884,244 51.17 843,816 48.83 1,728,060 0.85 2,758,931 1,090,380 1,080,157 2,170,537 626 796
New Hampshire 3/ 533,747 50.14 530,857 49.86 1,064,604 0.88 1,320,718 529,965 551,580 1,081,545 806 984
New Jersey 2,965,595 49.10 3,074,028 50.90 6,039,623 0.81 8,864,590 3,411,417 3,667,941 7,079,358 681 853
New Mexico 712,776 49.83 717,699 50.17 1,430,475 0.84 2,085,538 799,590 828,266 1,627,856 686 879
New York 3/ 5,783,312 51.41 5,465,305 48.59 11,248,617 1.13 19,570,261 7,570,409 8,246,432 15,816,841 575 711
North Carolina 3,232,106 48.40 3,445,587 51.60 6,677,693 0.89 9,752,073 3,713,291 4,003,258 7,716,549 685 865
North Dakota 257,601 51.23 245,206 48.77 502,807 0.66 699,628 285,176 276,537 561,713 719 895
Ohio 3,878,398 48.44 4,127,785 51.56 8,006,183 0.83 11,544,225 4,441,813 4,752,748 9,194,561 694 871
Oklahoma 1,098,514 45.76 1,301,844 54.24 2,400,358 0.73 3,814,820 1,461,647 1,516,560 2,978,207 629 806
Oregon 1,376,292 49.69 1,393,465 50.31 2,769,757 0.81 3,899,353 1,540,925 1,596,367 3,137,292 710 883
Pennsylvania 4,389,890 49.64 4,452,697 50.36 8,842,587 0.89 12,763,536 5,000,250 5,356,456 10,356,706 693 854
Rhode Island 367,444 49.01 382,262 50.99 749,706 0.93 1,050,292 410,965 449,694 860,659 714 871
South Carolina 1,798,662 52.05 1,657,269 47.95 3,455,931 0.93 4,723,723 1,808,004 1,954,786 3,762,790 732 918
South Dakota 305,385 50.33 301,394 49.67 606,779 0.67 833,354 324,811 326,486 651,297 728 932
Tennessee 2,204,973 48.21 2,368,898 51.79 4,573,871 0.89 6,456,243 2,472,461 2,659,222 5,131,683 708 891
Texas 7,536,823 49.41 7,715,369 50.59 15,252,192 0.79 26,059,203 9,764,813 10,061,009 19,825,822 585 769
Utah 899,714 50.30 889,108 49.70 1,788,822 0.95 2,855,287 1,025,382 1,030,267 2,055,649 626 870
Vermont 263,431 49.75 266,070 50.25 529,501 0.93 626,011 253,129 264,670 517,799 846 1,023
Virginia 2,678,667 48.36 2,859,813 51.64 5,538,480 0.81 8,185,867 3,180,905 3,356,886 6,537,791 677 847
Washington 2,704,667 51.74 2,523,222 48.26 5,227,889 0.94 6,897,012 2,721,264 2,768,409 5,489,673 758 952
West Virginia 645,662 52.00 595,924 48.00 1,241,586 0.91 1,855,413 741,756 774,129 1,515,885 669 819
Wisconsin 2,024,426 49.90 2,032,223 50.10 4,056,649 0.84 5,726,398 2,247,273 2,313,487 4,560,760 708 889
Wyoming 217,073 51.49 204,507 48.51 421,580 0.56 576,412 232,328 223,051 455,379 731 926
Total 104,985,117 49.56 106,829,713 50.44 211,814,830 0.88 313,914,040 121,131,165 127,494,763 248,625,928 675 852
1/ Include restricted drivers and graduated driver licenses.
2/ Source: Bureau of the Census.
3/ State did not provide current data, estimated by FHWA.
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