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Massachusetts – State Statistical Abstracts 2011 – Office of Highway Policy Information – FHWA

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State Statistical Abstracts 2011

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Population / Land Area   Distri-bution % of National
Total Population – (Census 2011) 6,587,536   2.1%
Total Land Area Square Miles (PS-1) 7,840   0.2%
Motor Fuel Usage (000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Gasoline/Gasohol (Table MF-33GA) 2,788,775 87.1% 2.1%
Special Fuel (Table MF-33SF) 414,607 12.9% 1.1%
Total Fuel 3,203,382 100.0%  
On Highway Gasoline (Table MF-21) 2,724,986 97.7% 2.1%
Off Highway Gasoline (Table MF-21) 63,790 2.3% 1.7%
Public Road Length (Table HM-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 7,988 22.0% 0.3%
Urban 28,315 78.0% 2.6%
Total 36,303 100.0% 0.9%
Public Road Length (Miles) by Functional System (HM-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 573 1.6% 1.2%
Other Freeways & Expressways 345 1.0% 2.2%
Other Principal Arterials 1,992 5.5% 1.3%
Minor Arterial 4,137 11.4% 1.7%
Major Collector 4,062 11.2% 0.8%
Minor Collector 775 2.1% 0.3%
Local 24417 67.3% 0.9%
Total 36,301 32.7% 1.3%
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 3,213 4.2% 1.5%
Other Freeways/Expressways 1,417 1.8% 2.0%
Other Principal Arterials 4,953 6.5% 1.1%
Minor Arterial 8,646 11.3% 1.5%
Major Collector 8,094 10.6% 0.7%
Minor Collector 1,551 2.0% 0.3%
Local 48835 63.7% 0.9%
Total 76,709 100.0% 0.9%
Vehicle Miles Traveled – (Millions) – (VM-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 4,073 7.4% 0.4%
Urban 50,719 92.6% 2.6%
Total 54,792 100.0% 1.9%
Vehicle Miles Traveled by Functional System (Millions) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 16,550 30.2% 2.3%
Other Freeways/Expressways 5,906 10.8% 2.4%
Other Principal Arterial 11,369 20.7% 1.7%
Minor Arterial 9,309 17.0% 1.8%
Major Collector 3,364 6.1% 1.0%
Minor Collector 156 0.3% 0.3%
Local 8138 14.9% 2.0%
Total 54,792 100.0% 1.9%
Driver Licenses (DL-22) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Male 2,314,271 49.42% 2.21%
Female 2,369,052 50.58% 2.21%
Total 4,683,323 100.00% 2.21%
Motor Fuel Tax Rates (MF-121T) (Cents)  
Gasoline $0.21 Tax Rates as
of Dec. 2011
Diesel $0.21
Gasohol $0.21

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 3,180,009 55.84% 2.53%
Buses 11,590 0.20% 1.74%
Trucks 2,344,721 41.17% 1.98%
Total 5,536,320    
Motorcycles 159,007 2.79% 1.88%
Grand Total 5,695,327 100.00% 2.25%
Fatally Injured in Vehicle Crashes (FI-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 38 11.28% 0.22%
Urban 283 83.98% 1.96%
Unknown 16 4.75% 5.37%
Total 337 100% 1.04%

Highway Finance ($000)

State Funding for Highways (Summary) – SF-21 (000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Receipts      
Disbursements      
State Revenues Used for Highways (SF-1) ($000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway User Revenues $760,061 23.10% 1.21%
General Fund Appropriations $407,635 12.39% 6.56%
Other State Imposts $617,205 18.75% 7.12%
Miscellaneous $290,765 8.84% 3.41%
Bonds $684,681 20.81% 2.89%
Federal payments $530,545 16.12% 1.31%
Local payments $0 0.00% 0.00%
Total $3,290,892 100.00% 2.16%
State Disbursements for Highways (SF-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Capital Outlay $1,345,806 0.460416 1.84%
Maintenance and Services $286,495 0.0980133 1.37%
Administration and Misc. $274,098 0.0937721 3.16%
Highway Law Enforcement & Safety $203,205 0.0695188 2.26%
Interest $349,534 0.1195797 4.63%
Bond Retirement $295,437 0.1010725 2.43%
Grants-in-aid to Locals $168,447 0.0576277 0.90%
Total $2,923,022 53.96% 1.95%
Attributed Federal Trust Fund Receipts – 2011 ($000) (Table FE-9) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway Account $545,386 85.80% 1.71%
Mass Transit Account $90,287 14.20% 1.83%
Total $635,673 100.00% 1.72%

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