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Delaware – 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) 907,135   0.3%
Total Land Area Square Miles (PS-1) 1,954   0.1%
Motor Fuel Usage (000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Gasoline/Gasohol (Table MF-33GA) 438,678 87.8% 0.3%
Special Fuel (Table MF-33SF) 61,119 12.2% 0.2%
Total Fuel 499,797 100.0%  
Off Highway Gasoline (Table MF-21) 22,377 5.1% 0.6%
On Highway Gasoline(Table MF-21) 412,947 94.9% 0.3%
Public Road Length (Table HM-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 3,361 52.9% 0.1%
Urban 2,997 47.1% 0.3%
Total 6,358 100.0% 0.2%
Public Road Length (Miles) by Functional System (HM-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 41 0.6% 0.1%
Other Freeways & Expressways 30 0.5% 0.2%
Other Principal Arterials 338 5.3% 0.2%
Minor Arterial 308 4.8% 0.1%
Major Collector 820 12.9% 0.2%
Minor Collector 224 3.5% 0.1%
Local 4598 72.3% 0.2%
Total 6,359 27.7% 0.2%
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 256 1.9% 0.1%
Other Freeways/Expressways 135 1.0% 0.2%
Other Principal Arterials 1,258 9.1% 0.3%
Minor Arterial 805 5.8% 0.1%
Major Collector 1,670 12.1% 0.2%
Minor Collector 447 3.2% 0.1%
Local 9197 66.8% 0.2%
Total 13,768 100.0% 0.2%
Vehicle Miles Traveled – (Millions) - (VM-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 2,902 32.1% 0.3%
Urban 6,127 67.9% 0.3%
Total 9,029 100.0% 0.3%
Vehicle Miles Traveled by Functional System (In Millions) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 1,191 13.3% 0.2%
Other Freeways/Expressways 440 4.9% 0.2%
Other Principal Arterial 3,186 35.6% 0.5%
Minor Arterial 1,281 14.3% 0.2%
Major Collector 1,325 14.8% 0.4%
Minor Collector 106 1.2% 0.2%
Local 1419 15.9% 0.4%
Total 8,948 84.1% 0.3%
Driver Licenses (DL-22) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Male 349,979 48.87% 0.33%
Female 366,130 51.13% 0.34%
Total 716,109 100.00% 0.34%
Motor Fuel Tax Rates (MF-121T) (Cents)  
Gasoline $0.23 Tax Rates as
of Dec. 2011
Diesel $0.22
Gasohol $0.23

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 490,696 52.80% 0.39%
Buses 3,128 0.34% 0.47%
Trucks 405,093 43.59% 0.34%
Total 898,917    
Motorcycles 30,498 3.28% 0.36%
Grand Total 929,415 100.00% 0.37%
Fatally Injured in Vehicle Crashes (FI-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 58 58.59% 0.33%
Urban 41 41.41% 0.28%
Unknown 0 0.00% 0.00%
Total 99 100% 0.31%

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 $422,603 30.57% 0.68%
General Fund Appropriations $58,009 4.20% 0.93%
Other State Imposts $0 0.00% 0.00%
Miscellaneous $454,486 32.87% 5.33%
Bonds $244,350 17.67% 1.03%
Federal payments $197,621 14.29% 0.49%
Local payments $5,415 0.39% 0.21%
Total $1,382,484 100.00% 0.91%
State Disbursements for Highways (SF-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Capital Outlay $290,646 0.2439453 0.40%
Maintenance and Services $402,683 0.3379804 1.92%
Administration and Misc. $66,868 0.0561237 0.77%
Highway Law Enforcement & Safety $70,281 0.0589883 0.78%
Interest $165,881 0.1392274 2.20%
Bond Retirement $195,080 0.1637348 1.61%
Grants-in-aid to Locals $0 0 0.00%
Total $1,191,439 75.61% 0.79%
Attributed Federal Trust Fund Receipts - 2011 ($000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway Account $84,564 85.78% 0.26%
Mass Transit Account $14,020 14.22% 0.28%
Total $98,584 100.00% 0.27%

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