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Connecticut – 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) 3,580,709   1.1%
Total Land Area Square Miles (PS-1) 4,845   0.1%
Motor Fuel Usage (000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Gasoline/Gasohol (Table MF-33GA) 1,467,952 84.2% 1.1%
Special Fuel (Table MF-33SF) 275,318 15.8% 0.7%
Total Fuel 1,743,270 100.0%  
Off Highway Gasoline (Table MF-21) 38,910 2.6% 1.0%
On Highway Gasoline(Table MF-21) 1,432,360 97.4% 1.1%
Public Road Length (Table HM-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 6,252 29.2% 0.2%
Urban 15,193 70.8% 1.4%
Total 21,445 100.0% 0.5%
Public Road Length (Miles) by Functional System (HM-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 346 1.6% 0.7%
Other Freeways & Expressways 279 1.3% 1.8%
Other Principal Arterials 808 3.8% 0.5%
Minor Arterial 1,918 8.9% 0.8%
Major Collector 2,772 12.9% 0.5%
Minor Collector 435 2.0% 0.2%
Local 14889 69.4% 0.5%
Total 21,447 30.6% 0.8%
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 1,866 4.1% 0.9%
Other Freeways/Expressways 1,138 2.5% 1.6%
Other Principal Arterials 2,078 4.5% 0.4%
Minor Arterial 4,277 9.4% 0.8%
Major Collector 5,690 12.5% 0.5%
Minor Collector 871 1.9% 0.2%
Local 29776 65.2% 0.5%
Total 45,696 100.0% 0.5%
Vehicle Miles Traveled – (Rural/Urban in Millions)) - (VM-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 3,909 12.5% 0.4%
Urban 27,288 87.5% 1.4%
Total 31,197 100.0% 1.1%
Vehicle Miles Traveled by Functional System (Millions-VM-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 10,344 33.1% 1.4%
Other Freeways/Expressways 4,221 13.5% 1.8%
Other Principal Arterial 4,116 13.2% 0.6%
Minor Arterial 5,591 17.9% 1.1%
Major Collector 3,524 11.3% 1.0%
Minor Collector 177 0.6% 0.3%
Local 3322 10.6% 0.8%
Total 31,295 89.4% 1.1%
Driver Licenses (DL-1C) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Male 1,483,107 49.66% 1.41%
Female 1,503,160 50.34% 1.41%
Total 2,986,267 100.00% 1.41%
Motor Fuel Tax Rates (MF-121T) (Cents)  
Gasoline $0.250 Tax Rates as
of Dec. 2011
Diesel $0.460
Gasohol $0.250

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 1,719,536 60.79% 1.37%
Buses 7,496 0.26% 1.13%
Trucks 1,003,799 35.49% 0.85%
Total 2,730,831    
Motorcycles 97,963 3.46% 1.16%
Grand Total 2,828,794 100.00% 1.12%
Fatally Injured in Vehicle Crashes (FI-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 38 17.27% 0.22%
Urban 177 80.45% 1.23%
Unknown 5 2.27% 1.68%
Total 220 100% 0.68%

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) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway User Revenues $320,020 16.83% 0.51%
General Fund Appropriations $101,537 5.34% 1.63%
Other State Imposts $71,943 3.78% 0.83%
Miscellaneous $79,121 4.16% 0.93%
Bonds $779,114 40.98% 3.29%
Federal payments $548,129 28.83% 1.36%
Local payments $1,573 0.08% 0.06%
Total $1,901,437 100.00% 1.25%
State Disbursements for Highways (SF-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Capital Outlay $760,177 0.4387419 1.04%
Maintenance and Services $114,784 0.0662485 0.55%
Administration and Misc. $323,329 0.1866118 3.73%
Highway Law Enforcement & Safety $16,029 0.0092513 0.18%
Interest $173,333 0.1000405 2.30%
Bond Retirement $313,225 0.1807802 2.58%
Grants-in-aid to Locals $31,752 0.0183259 0.17%
Total $1,732,629 56.13% 1.16%
Attributed Federal Trust Fund Receipts - 2011 ($000) (Table FE-9) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway Account $308,995 86.09% 0.97%
Mass Transit Account $49,907 13.91% 1.01%
Total $358,902 100.00% 0.97%

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