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Highway Statistics Series

Highway Statistics 2018

Licensed Drivers By Sex And Ratio To Population - 2018 1/

December 2019
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  1,939,120 48.49 2,059,937 51.51 3,999,057 0.77 4,887,871 1,873,206 2,051,459 3,924,665 818 1,019
Alaska  2/ 281,297 52.48 254,736 47.52 536,033 0.69 737,438 300,173 272,699 572,872 727 936
Arizona  2,645,777 50.06 2,639,193 49.94 5,284,970 0.92 7,171,646 2,822,894 2,893,459 5,716,353 737 925
Arkansas   1,052,671 49.07 1,092,663 50.93 2,145,334 0.77 3,013,825 1,160,540 1,229,433 2,389,973 712 898
California 13,755,501 50.87 13,283,899 49.13 27,039,400 0.89 39,557,045 15,584,687 15,992,312 31,576,999 684 856
Colorado  2,194,476 51.70 2,050,237 48.30 4,244,713 0.80 5,695,564 2,293,825 2,278,929 4,572,754 745 928
Connecticut 1,290,562 49.53 1,315,050 50.47 2,605,612 0.91 3,572,665 1,415,760 1,514,580 2,930,340 729 889
Delaware 382,824 48.67 403,680 51.33 786,504 0.78 967,171 376,776 410,009 786,785 813 1,000
Dist. of Col.  260,438 49.35 267,293 50.65 527,731 1.72 702,455 274,188 311,379 585,567 751 901
Florida  7,550,785 49.13 7,817,910 50.87 15,368,695 0.89 21,299,325 8,501,791 9,057,134 17,558,925 722 875
Georgia  3,423,998 47.76 3,744,735 52.24 7,168,733 0.86 10,519,475 3,987,512 4,317,489 8,305,001 681 863
Hawaii 488,143 51.47 460,274 48.53 948,417 0.76 1,420,491 571,073 576,941 1,148,014 668 826
Idaho 633,934 50.61 618,601 49.39 1,252,535 0.67 1,754,208 677,163 681,210 1,358,373 714 922
Illinois 2/ 4,218,990 48.41 4,495,798 51.59 8,714,788 0.83 12,741,080 4,972,378 5,245,621 10,217,999 684 853
Indiana  2,253,445 49.10 2,335,960 50.90 4,589,405 0.74 6,691,878 2,590,051 2,715,093 5,305,144 686 865
Iowa  1,119,487 49.53 1,140,784 50.47 2,260,271 0.62 3,156,145 1,238,894 1,268,380 2,507,274 716 901
Kansas 1,070,810 49.82 1,078,620 50.18 2,149,430 0.81 2,911,505 1,129,904 1,154,412 2,284,316 738 941
Kentucky  1,489,984 49.13 1,542,546 50.87 3,032,530 0.71 4,468,402 1,743,468 1,830,309 3,573,777 679 849
Louisiana  1,645,587 48.04 1,779,848 51.96 3,425,435 0.90 4,659,978 1,777,964 1,906,587 3,684,551 735 930
Maine  514,341 49.43 526,241 50.57 1,040,582 0.94 1,338,404 542,488 575,989 1,118,477 777 930
Maryland  2,184,693 49.56 2,223,280 50.44 4,407,973 1.07 6,042,718 2,322,922 2,531,710 4,854,632 729 908
Massachusetts  2,442,439 49.40 2,502,227 50.60 4,944,666 0.98 6,902,149 2,737,188 2,964,328 5,701,516 716 867
Michigan  3,505,792 49.01 3,647,853 50.99 7,153,645 0.86 9,995,915 3,948,056 4,143,140 8,091,196 716 884
Minnesota  1,701,761 50.18 1,689,296 49.82 3,391,057 0.63 5,611,179 2,202,739 2,249,525 4,452,264 604 762
Mississippi  974,505 47.35 1,083,531 52.65 2,058,036 1.00 2,986,530 1,129,063 1,232,117 2,361,180 689 872
Missouri  2,078,099 48.63 2,194,861 51.37 4,272,960 0.78 6,126,452 2,383,213 2,522,946 4,906,159 697 871
Montana   409,836 50.84 396,368 49.16 806,204 0.44 1,062,305 430,270 428,175 858,445 759 939
Nebraska  712,326 50.15 707,991 49.85 1,420,317 0.74 1,929,268 745,508 758,716 1,504,224 736 944
Nevada  1,013,658 51.11 969,795 48.89 1,983,453 0.80 3,034,392 1,208,558 1,212,994 2,421,552 654 819
New Hampshire  587,031 50.53 574,634 49.47 1,161,665 0.87 1,356,458 556,757 574,068 1,130,825 856 1,027
New Jersey   3,119,373 49.18 3,223,503 50.82 6,342,876 1.06 8,908,520 3,472,212 3,711,830 7,184,042 712 883
New Mexico   720,611 49.41 737,822 50.59 1,458,433 0.81 2,095,428 819,874 849,025 1,668,899 696 874
New York  5,924,977 48.59 6,269,383 51.41 12,194,360 1.07 19,542,209 7,645,059 8,291,594 15,936,653 624 765
North Carolina 3,627,569 48.31 3,881,662 51.69 7,509,231 0.93 10,383,620 4,013,702 4,336,187 8,349,889 723 899
North Dakota  290,194 51.70 271,139 48.30 561,333 0.64 760,077 306,848 291,823 598,671 739 938
Ohio  3,896,537 48.51 4,136,128 51.49 8,032,665 0.74 11,689,442 4,560,299 4,839,799 9,400,098 687 855
Oklahoma 1,160,904 46.36 1,343,349 53.64 2,504,253 0.68 3,943,079 1,518,004 1,574,054 3,092,058 635 810
Oregon  1,438,753 49.09 1,491,949 50.91 2,930,702 0.76 4,190,713 1,680,548 1,735,101 3,415,649 699 858
Pennsylvania 4,452,466 49.52 4,538,904 50.48 8,991,370 0.85 12,807,060 5,079,203 5,390,635 10,469,838 702 859
Rhode Island  369,905 48.87 387,061 51.13 756,966 0.88 1,057,315 422,093 454,881 876,974 716 863
South Carolina  1,845,703 47.99 2,000,366 52.01 3,846,069 0.90 5,084,127 1,965,101 2,138,664 4,103,765 756 937
South Dakota 322,365 50.49 316,063 49.51 638,428 0.51 882,235 345,500 341,551 687,051 724 929
Tennessee  2,783,320 51.33 2,639,109 48.67 5,422,429 0.97 6,770,010 2,622,675 2,813,213 5,435,888 801 998
Texas 8,591,430 49.46 8,778,953 50.54 17,370,383 0.79 28,701,845 10,905,883 11,220,158 22,126,041 605 785
Utah  1,022,425 50.35 1,008,219 49.65 2,030,644 0.87 3,161,105 1,165,467 1,164,700 2,330,167 642 871
Vermont  280,981 49.74 283,911 50.26 564,892 0.93 626,299 256,814 267,780 524,594 902 1,077
Virginia  2,856,249 48.17 3,072,782 51.83 5,929,031 0.79 8,517,685 3,342,739 3,516,522 6,859,261 696 864
Washington  3,028,517 51.24 2,881,450 48.76 5,909,967 0.85 7,535,591 3,011,488 3,041,809 6,053,297 784 976
West Virginia  561,579 49.40 575,196 50.60 1,136,775 0.69 1,805,832 729,459 754,655 1,484,114 630 766
Wisconsin   2,149,326 50.12 2,138,845 49.88 4,288,171 0.77 5,813,568 2,315,476 2,370,801 4,686,277 738 915
Wyoming   214,331 51.12 204,925 48.88 419,256 0.51 577,737 232,568 224,826 457,394 726 917
Total 112,479,825 49.43 115,078,560 50.57 227,558,385 0.84 327,167,434 127,910,021 134,230,751 262,140,772 696 868

1/ Include restricted drivers and graduated driver licenses.

2/ Data for older age groups have been estimated based on the Census population figures for that State and age group.

3/ Source: Bureau of the Census.

 
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