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California – 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 – (Census 2011) 37,691,912   12.1%
Total Land Area Square Miles (PS-1) 155,959   4.4%
Motor Fuel Usage (000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Gasoline/Gasohol (Table MF-33GA) 14,615,588 84.1% 10.8%
Special Fuel (Table MF-33SF) 2,766,945 15.9% 7.5%
Total Fuel 17,382,533 100.0%  
Off Highway Gasoline (Table MF-21) 332,188 2.3% 8.7%
On Highway Gasoline(Table MF-21) 14,283,400 97.7% 10.9%
Public Road Length (Table HM-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 81,877 47.5% 2.7%
Urban 90,324 52.5% 8.2%
Total 172,201 100.0% 4.2%
Public Road Length (Miles) by Functional System (HM-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 2,453 1.4% 5.2%
Other Freeways & Expressways 1,539 0.9% 9.8%
Other Principal Arterials 10,078 5.9% 6.4%
Minor Arterial 17,431 10.1% 7.2%
Major Collector 24,169 14.0% 4.5%
Minor Collector 8,131 4.7% 3.1%
Local 108403 63.0% 3.9%
Total 172,204 37.0% 6.1%
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 14,689 3.8% 6.8%
Other Freeways/Expressways 8,573 2.2% 12.3%
Other Principal Arterials 34,171 8.9% 7.3%
Minor Arterial 42,855 11.2% 7.7%
Major Collector 48,586 12.7% 4.5%
Minor Collector 16,261 4.3% 3.0%
Local 216805 56.8% 3.9%
Total 381,940 100.0% 4.5%
Vehicle Miles Traveled – (Millions) - (VM-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 56,265 17.5% 5.8%
Urban 264,519 82.5% 13.4%
Total 320,784 100.0% 10.9%
Vehicle Miles Traveled by Functional System (Millions) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 84,681 26.4% 11.8%
Other Freeways/Expressways 53,583 16.7% 22.2%
Other Principal Arterial 75,015 23.4% 11.4%
Minor Arterial 57,554 17.9% 11.1%
Major Collector 27,979 8.7% 8.0%
Minor Collector 2,598 0.8% 4.6%
Local 19,374 6.0% 4.8%
Total 320,784 100.0% 10.9%
Driver Licenses (DL-22) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Male 12,110,173 50.76% 11.54%
Female 11,746,427 49.24% 10.98%
Total 23,856,600 100.00% 11.26%
Motor Fuel Tax Rates (MF-121T) ($)  
Gasoline  $0.36 Tax Rates as
of Dec. 2011
Diesel $0.18
Gasohol $0.36

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 14,549,841 49.87% 11.58%
Buses 36,876 0.13% 5.54%
Trucks 13,771,330 47.20% 11.63%
Total 28,358,047    
Motorcycles 818,650 2.81% 9.70%
Grand Total 29,176,697 100.00% 11.52%
Fatally Injured in Vehicle Crashes (FI-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 1186 42.49% 6.72%
Urban 1605 57.51% 11.12%
Unknown 0 0.00% 0.00%
Total 2791 100% 8.62%

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 $9,878,374 57.39% 15.79%
General Fund Appropriations $1,649,038 9.58% 26.53%
Other State Imposts $831,444 4.83% 9.59%
Miscellaneous $268,872 1.56% 3.15%
Bonds $3,664,890 21.29% 15.48%
Federal payments $651,491 3.78% 1.61%
Local payments $269,639 1.57% 10.69%
Total $17,213,748 100.00% 11.28%
State Disbursements for Highways (SF-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Capital Outlay $4,176,988 0.2518544 5.72%
Maintenance and Services $1,641,942 0.099002 7.84%
Administration and Misc. $738,460 0.044526 8.51%
Highway Law Enforcement & Safety $1,757,728 0.1059834 19.59%
Interest $418,373 0.0252261 5.55%
Bond Retirement $123,039 0.0074187 1.01%
Grants-in-aid to Locals $7,728,401 0.4659893 41.39%
Total $16,584,931 74.81% 11.06%
Attributed Federal Trust Fund Receipts - 2011 ($000) (Table FE-9) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway Account $3,092,522 86.11% 9.67%
Mass Transit Account $498,719 13.89% 10.13%
Total $3,591,241 100.00% 9.73%

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