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Colorado – 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) 5,116,796   1.6%
Total Land Area Square Miles (PS-1) 103,718   2.9%
Motor Fuel Usage (000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Gasoline/Gasohol (Table MF-33GA) 2,128,402 79.6% 1.6%
Special Fuel (Table MF-33SF) 544,321 20.4% 1.5%
Total Fuel 2,672,723 100.0%  
Off Highway Gasoline (Table MF-21) 53,373 2.5% 1.4%
On Highway Gasoline(Table MF-21) 2,052,593 97.5% 1.6%
Public Road Length (Table HM-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 68,883 77.9% 2.3%
Urban 19,531 22.1% 1.8%
Total 88,414 100.0% 2.2%
Public Road Length (Miles) by Functional System (HM-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 953 1.1% 2.0%
Other Freeways & Expressways 353 0.4% 2.2%
Other Principal Arterials 3,494 4.0% 2.2%
Minor Arterial 5,386 6.1% 2.2%
Major Collector 7,296 8.3% 1.4%
Minor Collector 8,963 10.1% 3.4%
Local 61970 70.1% 2.2%
Total 88,415 29.9% 3.1%
Public Road Length (Miles) by Ownerhip (HM-10)
NOT PUBLISHED IN 2009
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Total      
Functional System Lane Length (HM-60) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 4,143 2.3% 1.9%
Other Freeways/Expressways 1,480 0.8% 2.1%
Other Principal Arterials 9,676 5.3% 2.1%
Minor Arterial 11,863 6.4% 2.1%
Major Collector 14,895 8.1% 1.4%
Minor Collector 17,926 9.7% 3.4%
Local 123942 67.4% 2.2%
Total 183,925 100.0% 2.1%
Vehicle Miles Traveled – (Millions) - (VM-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 14,860 31.9% 1.5%
Urban 31,746 68.1% 1.6%
Total 46,606 100.0% 1.6%
Vehicle Miles Traveled by Functional System (Millions) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 11,638 24.8% 1.6%
Other Freeways/Expressways 4,514 9.6% 1.9%
Other Principal Arterial 13,078 27.9% 2.0%
Minor Arterial 7,754 16.5% 1.5%
Major Collector 4,525 9.6% 1.3%
Minor Collector 736 1.6% 1.3%
Local 4694 10.0% 1.2%
Total 46,939 90.0% 1.6%
Driver Licenses (DL-22) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Male 1,826,708 49.78% 1.74%
Female 1,843,108 50.22% 1.72%
Total 3,669,816 100.00% 1.73%
Motor Fuel Tax Rates (MF-121T) ($)  
Gasoline $0.220 Tax Rates as
of Dec. 2011
Diesel $0.205
Gasohol $0.220

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 1,798,922 41.52% 1.43%
Buses 10,005 0.23% 1.50%
Trucks 2,350,093 54.25% 1.98%
Total 4,159,020    
Motorcycles 173,231 4.00% 2.05%
Grand Total 4,332,251 100.00% 1.71%
Fatally Injured in Vehicle Crashes (FI-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 227 50.78% 1.29%
Urban 220 49.22% 1.52%
Unknown 0 0.00% 0.00%
Total 447 100% 1.38%

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 $1,380,183 61.84% 2.21%
General Fund Appropriations $1,000 0.04% 0.02%
Other State Imposts $0 0.00% 0.00%
Miscellaneous $28,392 1.27% 0.33%
Bonds $123,362 5.53% 0.52%
Federal payments $698,994 31.32% 1.73%
Local payments $0 0.00% 0.00%
Total $2,231,931 100.00% 1.46%
State Disbursements for Highways (SF-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Capital Outlay $672,871 0.2610567 0.92%
Maintenance and Services $400,256 0.1552891 1.91%
Administration and Misc. $199,735 0.0774921 2.30%
Highway Law Enforcement & Safety $157,391 0.0610637 1.75%
Interest $56,193 0.0218014 0.74%
Bond Retirement $225,755 0.0875871 1.86%
Grants-in-aid to Locals $865,289 0.3357099 4.63%
Total $2,577,490 73.89% 1.72%
Attributed Federal Trust Fund Receipts - 2011 ($000) (Table FE-9) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway Account $490,046 86.57% 1.53%
Mass Transit Account $76,042 13.43% 1.54%
Total $566,088 100.00% 1.53%

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