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South Carolina – 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) 4,679,230   1.5%
Total Land Area Square Miles (PS-1) 30,110   0.9%
Motor Fuel Usage (000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Gasoline/Gasohol (Table MF-33GA) 2,595,625 78.0% 1.9%
Special Fuel (Table MF-33SF) 731,045 22.0% 2.0%
Total Fuel 3,326,670 100.0%  
On Highway Gasoline (Table MF-21) 2,528,757 97.4% 1.9%
Off Highway Gasoline (Table MF-21) 66,250 2.6% 1.7%
Public Road Length (Table HM-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural                49,623 75.2% 1.7%
Urban                16,374 24.8% 1.5%
Total 65,997 100.0% 1.6%
Public Road Length (Miles) by Functional System (HM-20) % D ist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 851 1.3% 1.8%
Other Freeways & Expressways 82 0.1% 0.5%
Other Principal Arterials 2,344 3.6% 1.5%
Minor Arterial 4,805 7.3% 2.0%
Major Collector 12,932 19.6% 2.4%
Minor Collector 2,153 3.3% 0.8%
Local 42829 64.9% 1.5%
Total 65,996 35.1% 2.3%
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 3,800 2.7% 1.8%
Other Freeways/Expressways 322 0.2% 0.5%
Other Principal Arterials 7,815 5.6% 1.7%
Minor Arterial 11,342 8.1% 2.0%
Major Collector 26,237 18.8% 2.4%
Minor Collector 4,307 3.1% 0.8%
Local 85657 61.4% 1.5%
Total 139,480 100.0% 1.6%
Vehicle Miles Traveled – (Millions) – (VM-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 23,401 48.0% 2.4%
Urban 25,329 52.0% 1.3%
Total 48,730 100.0% 1.7%
Vehicle Miles Traveled by Functional System (In Millions) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 13,566 27.8% 2.3%
Other Freeways/Expressways 813 1.7% 0.3%
Other Principal Arterial 10,698 22.0% 1.6%
Minor Arterial 10,513 21.6% 2.0%
Major Collector 8,344 17.1% 2.4%
Minor Collector 278 0.6% 0.5%
Local 4,519 9.3% 1.1%
Total 48,731 100.0% 1.7%
Driver Licenses (DL-22) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Male 1,633,307 47.92% 1.56%
Female 1,775,011 52.08% 1.66%
Total 3,408,318 100.00% 1.61%
Motor Fuel Tax Rates (MF-121T) ($)  
Gasoline $0.16 Tax Rates as
of Dec. 2011
Diesel $0.16
Gasohol $0.16

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 1,983,691 51.83% 1.58%
Buses 8,880 0.23% 1.33%
Trucks 1,726,266 45.11% 1.46%
Total 3,718,837    
Motorcycles 108,371 2.83% 1.28%
Grand Total 3,827,208 100.00% 1.51%
Fatally Injured in Vehicle Crashes (FI-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 637 76.93% 3.61%
Urban 134 16.18% 0.93%
Unknown 57 6.88% 19.13%
Total 828 100% 2.56%

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 $694,673 48.20% 1.11%
General Fund Appropriations $57 0.00% 0.00%
Other State Imposts $2,477 0.17% 0.03%
Miscellaneous $8,396 0.58% 0.10%
Bonds $0 0.00% 0.00%
Federal payments $721,180 50.04% 1.79%
Local payments $14,456 1.00% 0.57%
Total $1,441,239 100.00% 0.94%
State Disbursements for Highways (SF-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Capital Outlay $902,056 0.560551 1.24%
Maintenance and Services $394,385 0.2450767 1.88%
Administration and Misc. $120,603 0.0749445 1.39%
Highway Law Enforcement & Safety $129,276 0.080334 1.44%
Interest $23,182 0.0144056 0.31%
Bond Retirement $38,000 0.0236138 0.31%
Grants-in-aid to Locals $1,729 0.0010744 0.01%
Total $1,609,231 43.94% 1.07%
Attributed Federal Trust Fund Receipts – 2011 ($000) (Table FE-9) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway Account $602,015 86.56% 1.88%
Mass Transit Account $93,454 13.44% 1.90%
Total $695,469 100.00% 1.88%

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