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Wisconsin – 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) 5,711,767   1.8%
Total Land Area Square Miles (PS-1) 54,310   1.5%
Motor Fuel Usage (000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Gasoline/Gasohol (Table MF-33GA) 2,512,639 78.1% 1.9%
Special Fuel (Table MF-33SF) 703,350 21.9% 1.9%
Total Fuel 3,215,989 100.0%  
On Highway Gasoline (Table MF-21) 2,400,776 96.8% 1.8%
Off Highway Gasoline (Table MF-21) 78,958 3.2% 2.1%
Public Road Length (Table HM-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 92,537 80.5% 3.1%
Urban 22,481 19.5% 2.1%
Total 115,018 100.0% 2.8%
Public Road Length (Miles) by Functional System (HM-20) % D ist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 743 0.6% 1.6%
Other Freeways & Expressways 563 0.5% 3.6%
Other Principal Arterials 4,841 4.2% 3.1%
Minor Arterial 7,340 6.4% 3.0%
Major Collector 14,783 12.9% 2.8%
Minor Collector 8,622 7.5% 3.2%
Local 78127 67.9% 2.8%
Total 115,019 32.1% 4.1%
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 3,216 1.4% 1.5%
Other Freeways/Expressways 2,334 1.0% 3.4%
Other Principal Arterials 13,194 5.6% 2.8%
Minor Arterial 15,649 6.6% 2.8%
Major Collector 29,752 12.5% 2.7%
Minor Collector 17,243 7.3% 3.2%
Local 156254 65.8% 2.8%
Total 237,642 100.0% 2.8%
Vehicle Miles Traveled – (Millions) – (VM-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 27,937 51.4% 2.9%
Urban 26,465 48.6% 1.3%
Total 54,402 100.0% 1.8%
Vehicle Miles Traveled by Functional System (In Millions) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 10,408 19.1% 1.6%
Other Freeways/Expressways 6,195 11.4% 2.6%
Other Principal Arterial 15,442 28.4% 2.3%
Minor Arterial 9,777 18.0% 1.9%
Major Collector 7,958 14.6% 2.3%
Minor Collector 1,350 2.5% 2.4%
Local 3,275 6.0% 0.8%
Total 54,405 100.0% 1.9%
Driver Licenses (DL-22) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Male 2,077,314 50.09% 1.98%
Female 2,070,156 49.91% 1.94%
Total 4,147,470 100.00% 1.96%
Motor Fuel Tax Rates (MF-121T) (Cents)  
Gasoline $0.309 Tax Rates as
of Dec. 2011
Diesel $0.309
Gasohol $0.309

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 2,419,096 46.13% 1.93%
Buses 14,916 0.28% 2.24%
Trucks 2,492,527 47.53% 2.10%
Total 4,926,539    
Motorcycles 317,656 6.06% 3.76%
Grand Total 5,244,195 100.00% 2.07%
Fatally Injured in Vehicle Crashes (FI-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 377 64.78% 2.14%
Urban 205 35.22% 1.42%
Unknown 0 0.00% 0.00%
Total 582 100% 1.80%

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 $1,271,496 40.32% 2.03%
General Fund Appropriations $0 0.00% 0.00%
Other State Imposts $65,731 2.08% 0.76%
Miscellaneous $38,632 1.23% 0.45%
Bonds $567,037 17.98% 2.39%
Federal payments $1,127,115 35.74% 2.79%
Local payments $83,210 2.64% 3.30%
Total $3,153,221 100.00% 2.07%
State Disbursements for Highways (SF-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Capital Outlay $1,614,617 0.5582128 2.21%
Maintenance and Services $227,214 0.0785535 1.09%
Administration and Misc. $192,691 0.066618 2.22%
Highway Law Enforcement & Safety $98,989 0.0342229 1.10%
Interest $126,395 0.0436979 1.68%
Bond Retirement $127,546 0.0440958 1.05%
Grants-in-aid to Locals $505,024 0.1745992 2.70%
Total $2,892,476 44.18% 1.93%
Attributed Federal Trust Fund Receipts – 2011 ($000) (Table FE-9) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway Account $607,666 86.73% 1.90%
Mass Transit Account $93,007 13.27% 1.89%
Total $700,673 100.00% 1.90%

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