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Washington – 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) 6,830,038   2.2%
Total Land Area Square Miles (PS-1) 66,544   1.9%
Motor Fuel Usage (000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Gasoline/Gasohol (Table MF-33GA) 2,697,531 81.4% 2.0%
Special Fuel (Table MF-33SF) 616,507 18.6% 1.7%
Total Fuel 3,314,038 100.0%  
On Highway Gasoline (Table MF-21) 2,588,070 96.7% 2.0%
Off Highway Gasoline (Table MF-21) 87,265 3.3% 2.3%
Public Road Length (Table HM-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural   60,059 71.7% 2.0%
Urban    23,683 28.3% 2.2%
Total 83,742 100.0% 2.1%
Public Road Length (Miles) by Functional System (HM-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 764 0.9% 1.6%
Other Freeways & Expressways 1,103 1.3% 7.0%
Other Principal Arterials 2,609 3.1% 1.7%
Minor Arterial 4,593 5.5% 1.9%
Major Collector 10,862 13.0% 2.0%
Minor Collector 6,453 7.7% 2.4%
Local 57357 68.5% 2.0%
Total 83,741 31.5% 3.0%
Public Road Length (Miles) by Ownerhip (HM-10)
NOT PUBLISHED IN 2009
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Other Jurisdictions      
Federal      
Total      
Functional System Lane Length (HM-60) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 3,999 2.3% 1.8%
Other Freeways/Expressways 3,296 1.9% 4.7%
Other Principal Arterials 7,182 4.1% 1.5%
Minor Arterial 9,668 5.6% 1.7%
Major Collector 21,789 12.6% 2.0%
Minor Collector 12,906 7.4% 2.4%
Local 114714 66.1% 2.0%
Total 173,554 100.0% 2.0%
Vehicle Miles Traveled – (Millions) – (VM-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 17,001 29.8% 1.7%
Urban 39,964 70.2% 2.0%
Total 56,965 100.0% 1.9%
Vehicle Miles Traveled by Functional System (Millions) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 15,447 27.1% 2.4%
Other Freeways/Expressways 7,114 12.5% 2.9%
Other Principal Arterial 10,978 19.3% 1.7%
Minor Arterial 9,703 17.0% 1.9%
Major Collector 6,965 12.2% 2.0%
Minor Collector 1,163 2.0% 2.0%
Local 5,586 9.8% 1.4%
Total 56,956 100.0% 2.0%
Driver Licenses (DL-22) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Male 2,683,024 51.81% 2.56%
Female 2,495,765 48.19% 2.33%
Total 5,178,789 100.00% 2.44%
Motor Fuel Tax Rates (MF-121T) (Cents)  
Gasoline $0.375 Tax Rates as
of Dec. 2011
Diesel $0.375
Gasohol $0.375

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 3,037,366 51.65% 2.42%
Buses 11,984 0.20% 1.80%
Trucks 2,610,557 44.39% 2.20%
Total 5,659,907    
Motorcycles 220,886 3.76% 2.62%
Grand Total 5,880,793 100.00% 2.32%
Fatally Injured in Vehicle Crashes (FI-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 267 58.42% 1.51%
Urban 175 38.29% 1.21%
Unknown 15 3.28% 5.03%
Total 457 100% 1.41%

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 $1,804,799 46.56% 2.88%
General Fund Appropriations $41 0.00% 0.00%
Other State Imposts $20,837 0.54% 0.24%
Miscellaneous $633,438 16.34% 7.43%
Bonds $499,786 12.89% 2.11%
Federal payments $875,118 22.57% 2.17%
Local payments $42,589 1.10% 1.69%
Total $3,876,608 100.00% 2.54%
State Disbursements for Highways (SF-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Capital Outlay $2,681,802 0.5432025 3.67%
Maintenance and Services $792,169 0.1604549 3.78%
Administration and Misc. $208,145 0.04216 2.40%
Highway Law Enforcement & Safety $202,287 0.0409735 2.25%
Interest $73,840 0.0149564 0.98%
Bond Retirement $552,405 0.1118903 4.55%
Grants-in-aid to Locals $426,373 0.0863624 2.28%
Total $4,937,021 45.68% 3.29%
Attributed Federal Trust Fund Receipts – 2011 ($000) (Table FE-9) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway Account $594,775 86.48% 1.86%
Mass Transit Account $93,008 13.52% 1.89%
Total $687,783 100.00% 1.86%

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