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Highway Statistics Series

Highway Statistics 2014

Licensed Drivers By Sex And Ratio To Population - 2014 1/

December 2015
Table DL-1C

STATE LICENSED DRIVERS RATIO--LICENSED
DRIVERS / PRIVATE AND
COMMERCIAL MOTOR
VEHICLES REGISTERED
POPULATION 3/ DRIVERS
MALE
DRIVERS
PERCENT
MALE DRIVERS
OF TOTAL
FEMALE
DRIVERS
PERCENT
FEMALE DRIVERS
OF TOTAL
TOTAL
DRIVERS
TOTAL
RESIDENT
DRIVING AGE (16 AND OVER) PER 1,000
TOTAL RESIDENT
POPULATION
PER 1,000
DRIVING AGE
POPULATION
MALE FEMALE TOTAL
Alabama 1,887,023 48.62 1,994,519 51.38 3,881,542 0.73 4,849,377 1,850,520 2,018,569 3,869,089 800 1,003
Alaska 2/ 250,745 47.16 280,999 52.84 531,744 0.68 736,732 301,326 268,918 570,244 722 932
Arizona 2,453,665 50.26 2,428,136 49.74 4,881,801 0.88 6,731,484 2,609,768 2,681,353 5,291,121 725 923
Arkansas 1,038,874 49.19 1,072,999 50.81 2,111,873 0.77 2,966,369 1,136,553 1,202,216 2,338,769 712 903
California 12,562,214 50.63 12,251,132 49.37 24,813,346 0.89 38,802,500 15,129,276 15,565,575 30,694,851 639 808
Colorado 2/ 1,986,768 51.16 1,896,594 48.84 3,883,362 0.82 5,355,866 2,121,402 2,122,655 4,244,057 725 915
Connecticut 1,254,209 49.33 1,288,379 50.67 2,542,588 0.90 3,596,677 1,408,386 1,510,604 2,918,990 707 871
Delaware 356,242 48.64 376,107 51.36 732,349 0.77 935,614 360,500 393,480 753,980 783 971
Dist. of Col. 205,433 48.92 214,463 51.08 419,896 1.34 658,893 259,696 294,404 554,100 637 758
Florida 6,801,601 48.94 7,096,746 51.06 13,898,347 0.91 19,893,297 7,893,617 8,416,529 16,310,146 699 852
Georgia 3,154,117 47.43 3,496,317 52.57 6,650,434 0.83 10,097,343 3,797,487 4,082,599 7,880,086 659 844
Hawaii 467,908 51.84 434,731 48.16 902,639 0.66 1,419,561 576,172 566,710 1,142,882 636 790
Idaho 566,663 50.21 561,834 49.79 1,128,497 0.64 1,634,464 622,041 628,189 1,250,230 690 903
Illinois 4,117,722 49.18 4,255,843 50.82 8,373,565 0.81 12,880,580 4,974,169 5,264,047 10,238,216 650 818
Indiana 2,183,871 49.10 2,264,228 50.90 4,448,099 0.74 6,596,855 2,532,561 2,663,154 5,195,715 674 856
Iowa 1,103,271 49.52 1,124,679 50.48 2,227,950 0.63 3,107,126 1,213,806 1,249,101 2,462,907 717 905
Kansas 999,818 49.46 1,021,453 50.54 2,021,271 0.81 2,904,021 1,117,418 1,142,870 2,260,288 696 894
Kentucky 1,481,935 49.32 1,522,984 50.68 3,004,919 0.73 4,413,457 1,712,742 1,801,478 3,514,220 681 855
Louisiana 1,595,750 48.17 1,716,880 51.83 3,312,630 0.87 4,649,676 1,768,061 1,889,623 3,657,684 712 906
Maine 2/ 503,693 49.43 515,225 50.57 1,018,918 0.86 1,330,089 535,061 568,365 1,103,426 766 923
Maryland 2,038,539 49.20 2,104,458 50.80 4,142,997 1.05 5,976,407 2,285,455 2,493,283 4,778,738 693 867
Massachusetts 4/ 2,357,610 49.47 2,407,976 50.53 4,765,586 0.97 6,745,408 2,645,934 2,876,731 5,522,665 706 863
Michigan 3,448,100 48.93 3,598,333 51.07 7,046,433 0.88 9,909,877 3,868,887 4,087,387 7,956,274 711 886
Minnesota 1,686,830 50.24 1,670,638 49.76 3,357,468 0.65 5,457,173 2,129,995 2,187,956 4,317,951 615 778
Mississippi 938,995 47.48 1,038,684 52.52 1,977,679 0.96 2,994,079 1,122,269 1,221,747 2,344,016 661 844
Missouri 2,103,429 48.97 2,191,795 51.03 4,295,224 0.81 6,063,589 2,342,500 2,486,668 4,829,168 708 889
Montana 390,536 50.80 378,167 49.20 768,703 0.49 1,023,579 412,202 411,666 823,868 751 933
Nebraska 693,692 50.13 690,001 49.87 1,383,693 0.73 1,881,503 723,430 740,948 1,464,378 735 945
Nevada 918,198 51.11 878,245 48.89 1,796,443 0.81 2,839,099 1,125,691 1,124,292 2,249,983 633 798
New Hampshire 537,483 50.14 534,480 49.86 1,071,963 0.83 1,326,813 536,860 557,313 1,094,173 808 980
New Jersey 3,020,014 49.08 3,132,620 50.92 6,152,634 0.91 8,938,175 3,456,345 3,707,467 7,163,812 688 859
New Mexico 720,178 49.84 724,679 50.16 1,444,857 0.76 2,085,572 805,542 833,067 1,638,609 693 882
New York 5,806,337 51.30 5,511,861 48.70 11,318,198 1.04 19,746,227 7,669,925 8,337,367 16,007,292 573 707
North Carolina 3,404,244 48.46 3,621,089 51.54 7,025,333 0.91 9,943,964 3,807,288 4,102,985 7,910,273 706 888
North Dakota 273,542 51.85 253,999 48.15 527,541 0.62 739,482 301,655 286,871 588,526 713 896
Ohio 3,835,277 48.45 4,080,630 51.55 7,915,907 0.77 11,594,163 4,484,168 4,781,062 9,265,230 683 854
Oklahoma 1,135,024 46.29 1,316,948 53.71 2,451,972 0.70 3,878,051 1,485,698 1,542,294 3,027,992 632 810
Oregon 1,376,809 49.43 1,408,637 50.57 2,785,446 0.83 3,970,239 1,575,847 1,634,834 3,210,681 702 868
Pennsylvania 4,425,045 49.63 4,490,596 50.37 8,915,641 0.86 12,787,209 5,036,386 5,370,237 10,406,623 697 857
Rhode Island 365,814 48.88 382,523 51.12 748,337 0.88 1,055,173 415,839 452,736 868,575 709 862
South Carolina 1,737,987 48.04 1,879,548 51.96 3,617,535 0.92 4,832,482 1,859,248 2,008,864 3,868,112 749 935
South Dakota 307,326 50.39 302,582 49.61 609,908 0.61 853,175 332,585 332,731 665,316 715 917
Tennessee 2,216,142 48.04 2,397,024 51.96 4,613,166 0.86 6,549,352 2,516,442 2,707,249 5,223,691 704 883
Texas 7,714,337 49.30 7,934,396 50.70 15,648,733 0.77 26,956,958 10,146,764 10,463,418 20,610,182 581 759
Utah 716,585 50.26 709,118 49.74 1,425,703 0.67 2,942,902 1,063,538 1,068,310 2,131,848 484 669
Vermont 271,795 49.84 273,517 50.16 545,312 0.90 626,562 254,132 266,280 520,412 870 1,048
Virginia 2,809,780 48.70 2,959,283 51.30 5,769,063 0.82 8,326,289 3,247,094 3,418,338 6,665,432 693 866
Washington 2,790,748 51.67 2,610,391 48.33 5,401,139 0.85 7,061,530 2,802,234 2,836,195 5,638,429 765 958
West Virginia 582,047 49.67 589,860 50.33 1,171,907 0.78 1,850,326 741,935 771,897 1,513,832 633 774
Wisconsin 2,096,238 50.05 2,091,956 49.95 4,188,194 0.80 5,757,564 2,271,230 2,336,067 4,607,297 727 909
Wyoming 217,481 51.29 206,506 48.71 423,987 0.52 584,153 235,007 225,992 460,999 726 920
Total 105,907,684 49.47 108,184,788 50.53 214,092,472 0.84 318,857,056 123,622,687 130,002,691 253,625,378 671 844

1/ Include restricted drivers and graduated driver licenses.

2/ Age and/or sex segregation estimated by FHWA.

3/ Source: Bureau of the Census.

4/ State did not provide current data. Table displays 2013 data.

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