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Alabama – State Statistical Abstracts 2011 – FHWA

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State Statistical Abstracts 2011

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Population / Land Area   Distri-bution % of National
Total Population – (2011 Census) 4,802,740   1.5%
Total Land Area Square Miles (PS-1) 50,744   1.4%
Motor Fuel Usage (000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Gasoline/Gasohol (Table MF-33GA) 2,597,789 77.6% 1.9%
Special Fuel (Table MF-33SF) 748,449 22.4% 2.0%
Total Fuel 3,346,238 100.0%  
Off Highway Gasoline (Table MF-21) 55,529 2.1% 1.5%
On Highway Gasoline (Table MF-21) 2,537,490 97.9% 1.9%
Public Road Length (Table HM-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 76,416 75.2% 2.6%
Urban 25,252 24.8% 2.3%
Total 101,668 100.0% 2.5%
Public Road Length (Miles) by Functional System (HM-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 906 0.9% 1.9%
Other Freeways & Expressways 129 0.1% 0.8%
Other Principal Arterials 3,179 3.1% 2.0%
Minor Arterial 6,118 6.0% 2.5%
Major Collector 15,473 15.2% 2.9%
Minor Collector 6,699 6.6% 2.5%
Local 69165 68.0% 2.5%
Total 101,669 32.0% 3.6%
Public Road Length (Miles) by Ownerhip (HM-10)
NOT PUBLISHED IN 2009
State Highway Agencies      
County      
Town/Townships      
Other Jurisdictions      
Federal      
Total      
Functional System Lane Length (HM-60) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 4,095 1.9% 1.9%
Other Freeways/Expressways 603 0.3% 0.9%
Other Principal Arterials 10,316 4.9% 2.2%
Minor Arterial 13,818 6.5% 2.5%
Major Collector 31,342 14.8% 2.9%
Minor Collector 13,397 6.3% 2.5%
Local 138329 65.3% 2.5%
Total 211,900 100.0% 2.5%
Vehicle Miles Traveled – (Millions) - (VM-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 30,358 46.8% 3.1%
Urban 34,556 53.2% 1.8%
Total 64,914 100.0% 2.2%
Vehicle Miles Traveled by Functional System (In Millions) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 720,291 24.4% 100.0%
Other Freeways/Expressways 241,424 8.2% 100.0%
Other Principal Arterial 658,019 22.3% 100.0%
Minor Arterial 517,760 17.6% 100.0%
Major Collector 349,658 11.9% 100.0%
Minor Collector 56874 1.9% 100.0%
Local 402104 13.6% 100.0%
Total 2,946,130 86.4% 100.0%
Driver Licenses (DL-1C) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Male 1,850,949 48.73% 1.76%
Female 1,947,603 51.27% 1.82%
Total 3,798,552 100.00% 1.79%
Motor Fuel Tax Rates (MF-121T) (Cents)  
Gasoline 0.18 Tax Rates as
of Dec. 2011
Diesel 0.18
Gasohol 0.18

NOTE: Tax rates do not include Federal gas tax of 18.4 cents or diesel of 24.4 cents

Vehicle Registrations – (MV-1) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Autos 2,307,668 47.96% 1.84%
Buses 12,373 0.26% 1.86%
Trucks 2,364,601 49.14% 2.00%
Total 4,684,642    
Motorcycles 127,301 2.65% 1.51%
Grand Total 4,811,943 100.00% 1.90%
Fatally Injured in Vehicle Crashes (FI-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 513 57.38% 2.91%
Urban 377 42.17% 2.61%
Unknown 4 0.45% 1.34%
Total 894 100% 2.76%

Highway Finance ($000)

State Funding for Highways (Summary) - (SF-21 (000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Receipts     0.00%
Disbursements     0.00%
State Revenues Used for Highways (SF-1) ($000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway User Revenues $735,006 39.38% 1.17%
General Fund Appropriations $161,321 8.64% 2.60%
Other State Imposts $47,566 2.55% 0.55%
Miscellaneous $7,203 0.39% 0.08%
Bonds $0 0.00% 0.00%
Federal payments $913,484 48.94% 2.26%
Local payments $2,078 0.11% 0.08%
Total $1,866,658 100.00% 1.22%
State Disbursements for Highways (SF-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Capital Outlay $1,033,651 0.561747 1.42%
Maintenance and Services $177,393 0.0964058 0.85%
Administration and Misc. $171,800 0.0933663 1.98%
Highway Law Enforcment & Safety $220,202 0.1196708 2.45%
Interest $0 0 0.00%
Bond Retirement $13,605 0.0073938 0.11%
Grants-in-aid to Locals $223,414 0.1214164 1.20%
Total $1,840,065 43.83% 1.23%
Attributed Federal Trust Fund Receipts – ($000)
(FE-9)
% Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway Account $631,262 86.74% 1.97%
Mass Transit Account $96,534 13.26% 1.96%
Total $727,796 100.00% 1.97%

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