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Tennessee – 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) 6,403,353   2.1%
Total Land Area Square Miles (PS-1) 41,217   1.2%
Motor Fuel Usage (000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Gasoline/Gasohol (Table MF-33GA) 3,193,779 78.1% 2.4%
Special Fuel (Table MF-33SF) 895,240 21.9% 2.4%
Total Fuel 4,089,019 100.0%  
On Highway Gasoline (Table MF-21) 3,097,915 98.0% 2.4%
Off Highway Gasoline (Table MF-21) 63,926 2.0% 1.7%
Public Road Length (Table HM-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural               69,975 73.3% 2.3%
Urban     25,517 26.7% 2.3%
Total 95,492 100.0% 2.3%
Public Road Length (Miles) by Functional System (HM-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 1,104 1.2% 2.4%
Other Freeways & Expressways 155 0.2% 1.0%
Other Principal Arterials 3,439 3.6% 2.2%
Minor Arterial 5,677 5.9% 2.3%
Major Collector 7,465 7.8% 1.4%
Minor Collector 10,516 11.0% 3.9%
Local 67134 70.3% 2.4%
Total 95,490 29.7% 3.4%
Public Road Length (Miles) by Ownerhip (HM-10)
NOT PUBLISHED IN 2009
State Highway Agencies      
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Town/Townships      
Other Jurisdictions      
Federal      
Total      
Functional System Lane Length (HM-60) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 5,127 2.5% 2.4%
Other Freeways/Expressways 693 0.3% 1.0%
Other Principal Arterials 11,803 5.8% 2.5%
Minor Arterial 13,657 6.8% 2.4%
Major Collector 15,276 7.6% 1.4%
Minor Collector 21,032 10.4% 3.9%
Local 134269 66.5% 2.4%
Total 201,857 100.0% 2.4%
Vehicle Miles Traveled – (Millions) – (VM-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 28,205 39.9% 2.9%
Urban 42,546 60.1% 2.2%
Total 70,751 100.0% 2.4%
Vehicle Miles Traveled by Functional System (Millions) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 20,400 28.8% 3.4%
Other Freeways/Expressways 2,015 2.8% 0.8%
Other Principal Arterial 16,232 22.9% 2.5%
Minor Arterial 13,239 18.7% 2.6%
Major Collector 6,165 8.7% 1.8%
Minor Collector 2,738 3.9% 4.8%
Local 9,961 14.1% 2.5%
Total 70,750 100.0% 2.5%
Driver Licenses (DL-22) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Male 2,190,213 48.20% 2.09%
Female 2,353,546 51.80% 2.20%
Total 4,543,759 100.00% 2.14%
Motor Fuel Tax Rates (MF-121T) ($)  
Gasoline $0.20 Tax Rates as
of Dec. 2011
Diesel $0.17
Gasohol $0.20

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 2,637,423 49.74% 2.10%
Buses 12,771 0.24% 1.92%
Trucks 2,483,721 46.84% 2.10%
Total 5,133,915    
Motorcycles 168,420 3.18% 2.00%
Grand Total 5,302,335 100.00% 2.09%
Fatally Injured in Vehicle Crashes (FI-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 548 57.93% 3.11%
Urban 398 42.07% 2.76%
Unknown 0 0.00% 0.00%
Total 946 100% 2.92%

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 $913,692 46.17% 1.46%
General Fund Appropriations $0 0.00% 0.00%
Other State Imposts $71,731 3.62% 0.83%
Miscellaneous $26,814 1.35% 0.31%
Bonds $0 0.00% 0.00%
Federal payments $924,386 46.71% 2.29%
Local payments $42,301 2.14% 1.68%
Total $1,978,924 100.00% 1.30%
State Disbursements for Highways (SF-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Capital Outlay $1,303,796 0.6225649 1.79%
Maintenance and Services $298,574 0.1425696 1.43%
Administration and Misc. $164,383 0.0784932 1.89%
Highway Law Enforcement & Safety $34,734 0.0165855 0.39%
Interest $0 0 0.00%
Bond Retirement $0 0 0.00%
Grants-in-aid to Locals $292,746 0.1397867 1.57%
Total $2,094,233 37.74% 1.40%
Attributed Federal Trust Fund Receipts – 2011 ($000) (Table FE-9) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway Account $761,636 86.71% 2.38%
Mass Transit Account $116,695 13.29% 2.37%
Total $878,331 100.00% 2.38%

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