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Highway Statistics Series

Highway Statistics 2015

Licensed Drivers By Sex And Ratio To Population - 2015 1/

February 2017
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 1,896,942 48.55 2,010,096 51 3,907,038 0.73 4,858,979 1,856,630 2,027,412 3,884,042 804 1,006
Alaska 2/ 251,993 47.26 281,234 53 533,227 0.67 738,432 303,164 268,654 571,818 722 933
Arizona 2,502,985 50.27 2,475,777 50 4,978,762 0.90 6,828,065 2,656,888 2,730,667 5,387,555 729 924
Arkansas 1,041,548 49.14 1,078,030 51 2,119,578 0.78 2,978,204 1,142,655 1,209,829 2,352,484 712 901
California 12,968,614 50.79 12,564,306 49 25,532,920 0.89 39,144,818 15,312,391 15,743,511 31,055,902 652 822
Colorado 2/ 2,037,265 51.26 1,937,256 49 3,974,521 0.80 5,456,574 2,169,532 2,166,806 4,336,338 728 917
Connecticut 1,267,221 49.37 1,299,452 51 2,566,673 0.91 3,590,886 1,410,989 1,512,679 2,923,668 715 878
Delaware 360,931 48.61 381,593 51 742,524 0.78 945,934 365,838 398,937 764,775 785 971
Dist. of Col. 223,265 49.00 232,337 51 455,602 1.58 672,228 264,264 300,174 564,438 678 807
Florida 6,988,162 49.00 7,274,553 51 14,262,715 0.90 20,271,272 8,051,362 8,594,046 16,645,408 704 857
Georgia 3,292,710 47.68 3,613,481 52 6,906,191 0.87 10,214,860 3,848,476 4,143,883 7,992,359 676 864
Hawaii 470,553 51.72 439,244 48 909,797 0.75 1,431,603 582,093 570,536 1,152,629 636 789
Idaho 570,440 50.26 564,569 50 1,135,009 0.62 1,654,930 632,148 637,722 1,269,870 686 894
Illinois 2/ 4,171,408 49.29 4,290,785 51 8,462,193 0.81 12,859,995 4,981,045 5,263,154 10,244,199 658 826
Indiana 2,191,875 49.06 2,275,973 51 4,467,848 0.74 6,619,680 2,546,934 2,675,588 5,222,522 675 855
Iowa 1,100,569 49.48 1,123,561 51 2,224,130 0.62 3,123,899 1,221,223 1,255,757 2,476,980 712 898
Kansas 1,004,041 49.49 1,024,616 51 2,028,657 0.78 2,911,641 1,125,540 1,145,916 2,271,456 697 893
Kentucky 1,489,840 49.31 1,531,426 51 3,021,266 0.74 4,425,092 1,719,407 1,808,687 3,528,094 683 856
Louisiana 1,616,983 48.17 1,740,108 52 3,357,091 0.88 4,670,724 1,778,150 1,900,915 3,679,065 719 912
Maine 504,049 49.42 515,830 51 1,019,879 0.94 1,329,328 536,021 569,057 1,105,078 767 923
Maryland 2,063,601 49.30 2,122,151 51 4,185,752 1.03 6,006,401 2,301,582 2,509,404 4,810,986 697 870
Massachusetts 2,473,050 49.06 2,567,612 51 5,040,662 1.01 6,794,422 2,673,282 2,901,700 5,574,982 742 904
Michigan 3,476,382 48.93 3,628,102 51 7,104,484 0.86 9,922,576 3,886,538 4,097,088 7,983,626 716 890
Minnesota 1,683,375 50.23 1,668,055 50 3,351,430 0.64 5,489,594 2,146,150 2,201,418 4,347,568 611 771
Mississippi 943,750 47.46 1,044,646 53 1,988,396 0.97 2,992,333 1,122,482 1,225,123 2,347,605 664 847
Missouri 2,048,659 48.62 2,164,643 51 4,213,302 0.76 6,083,672 2,354,612 2,496,673 4,851,285 693 868
Montana 397,220 50.83 384,207 49 781,427 0.48 1,032,949 416,688 415,155 831,843 757 939
Nebraska 699,394 50.16 694,907 50 1,394,301 0.72 1,896,190 730,256 745,902 1,476,158 735 945
Nevada 938,460 51.13 897,051 49 1,835,511 0.80 2,890,845 1,146,779 1,149,043 2,295,822 635 800
New Hampshire 539,007 50.15 535,759 50 1,074,766 0.84 1,330,608 540,284 559,986 1,100,270 808 977
New Jersey 3,033,720 49.09 3,145,598 51 6,179,318 1.06 8,958,013 3,473,439 3,721,914 7,195,353 690 859
New Mexico 730,816 49.79 736,966 50 1,467,782 0.82 2,085,109 808,633 834,819 1,643,452 704 893
New York 5,689,829 48.67 6,000,010 51 11,689,839 1.11 19,795,791 7,706,731 8,363,726 16,070,457 591 727
North Carolina 3,469,901 48.46 3,690,720 52 7,160,621 0.92 10,042,802 3,855,271 4,155,199 8,010,470 713 894
North Dakota 283,682 52.05 261,345 48 545,027 0.63 756,927 308,828 291,814 600,642 720 907
Ohio 3,839,738 48.46 4,083,701 52 7,923,439 0.76 11,613,423 4,501,948 4,793,103 9,295,051 682 852
Oklahoma 1,276,575 48.69 1,345,158 51 2,621,733 0.88 3,911,338 1,499,350 1,555,823 3,055,173 670 858
Oregon 1,384,681 49.30 1,423,867 51 2,808,548 0.80 4,028,977 1,602,541 1,662,443 3,264,984 697 860
Pennsylvania 4,436,952 49.61 4,506,015 50 8,942,967 0.85 12,802,503 5,051,811 5,379,733 10,431,544 699 857
Rhode Island 364,553 48.90 380,917 51 745,470 0.87 1,056,298 417,237 453,874 871,111 706 856
South Carolina 1,770,019 48.05 1,913,805 52 3,683,824 0.92 4,896,146 1,886,353 2,041,073 3,927,426 752 938
South Dakota 332,694 50.74 323,013 49 655,707 0.62 858,469 334,738 334,448 669,186 764 980
Tennessee 2,212,868 47.88 2,408,533 52 4,621,401 0.85 6,600,299 2,541,672 2,731,652 5,273,324 700 876
Texas 7,824,635 49.27 8,055,241 51 15,879,876 0.74 27,469,114 10,359,829 10,679,182 21,039,011 578 755
Utah 969,059 50.64 944,505 49 1,913,564 0.87 2,995,919 1,087,382 1,091,484 2,178,866 639 878
Vermont 272,862 49.72 275,937 50 548,799 0.85 626,042 254,483 266,860 521,343 877 1,053
Virginia 2,805,622 48.20 3,014,587 52 5,820,209 0.82 8,382,993 3,276,384 3,445,115 6,721,499 694 866
Washington 2,849,266 51.65 2,666,868 48 5,516,134 0.84 7,170,351 2,852,519 2,885,223 5,737,742 769 961
West Virginia 579,212 49.62 588,134 50 1,167,346 0.74 1,844,128 739,350 769,050 1,508,400 633 774
Wisconsin 2,092,911 49.89 2,101,848 50 4,194,759 0.78 5,771,337 2,282,044 2,344,645 4,626,689 727 907
Wyoming 215,799 51.08 206,651 49 422,450 0.52 586,107 235,241 226,502 461,743 721 915
Total 107,649,686 49.36 110,434,779 51 218,084,465 0.84 321,418,820 116,502,331 122,231,724 256,152,291 679 851

1/ Include restricted drivers and graduated driver licenses.

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

3/ Source: Bureau of the Census.

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