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West Virginia – 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) 1,855,364   0.6%
Total Land Area Square Miles (PS-1) 24,078   0.7%
Motor Fuel Usage (000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Gasoline/Gasohol (Table MF-33GA) 824,130 74.6% 0.6%
Special Fuel (Table MF-33SF) 281,309 25.4% 0.8%
Total Fuel 1,105,439 100.0%  
On Highway Gasoline (Table MF-21) 806,649 98.2% 0.6%
Off Highway Gasoline (Table MF-21) 14,435 1.8% 0.4%
Public Road Length (Table HM-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural              33,275 86.1% 1.1%
Urban        5,371 13.9% 0.5%
Total 38,646 100.0% 0.9%
Public Road Length (Miles) by Functional System (HM-20) % D ist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 555 1.4% 1.2%
Other Freeways & Expressways 10 0.0% 0.1%
Other Principal Arterials 1,419 3.7% 0.9%
Minor Arterial 2,083 5.4% 0.9%
Major Collector 6,386 16.5% 1.2%
Minor Collector 2,217 5.7% 0.8%
Local 25976 67.2% 0.9%
Total 38,646 32.8% 1.4%
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 2,366 3.0% 1.1%
Other Freeways/Expressways 37 0.0% 0.1%
Other Principal Arterials 3,831 4.8% 0.8%
Minor Arterial 4,243 5.3% 0.8%
Major Collector 12,777 16.0% 1.2%
Minor Collector 4,433 5.6% 0.8%
Local 51953 65.2% 0.9%
Total 79,640 100.0% 0.9%
Vehicle Miles Traveled – (Millions) – (VM-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 10,964 57.8% 1.1%
Urban 7,999 42.2% 0.4%
Total 18,963 100.0% 0.6%
Vehicle Miles Traveled by Functional System (In Millions) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 5,394 28.4% 0.8%
Other Freeways/Expressways 77 0.4% 0.0%
Other Principal Arterial 4,507 23.8% 0.7%
Minor Arterial 3,643 19.2% 0.7%
Major Collector 3,380 17.8% 1.0%
Minor Collector 383 2.0% 0.7%
Local 1,579 8.3% 0.4%
Total 18,963 100.0% 0.7%
Driver Licenses (DL-22) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Male 595,779 49.70% 0.57%
Female 603,058 50.30% 0.56%
Total 1,198,837 100.00% 0.57%
Motor Fuel Tax Rates (MF-121T) (Cents)  
Gasoline $0.322 Tax Rates as
of Dec. 2011
Diesel $0.322
Gasohol $0.322

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 663,436 45.50% 0.53%
Buses 5,175 0.35% 0.78%
Trucks 732,047 50.20% 0.62%
Total 1,400,658    
Motorcycles 57,564 3.95% 0.68%
Grand Total 1,458,222 100.00% 0.58%
Fatally Injured in Vehicle Crashes (FI-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 238 70.62% 1.35%
Urban 99 29.38% 0.69%
Unknown 0 0.00% 0.00%
Total 337 100% 1.04%

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 $738,403 55.09% 1.18%
General Fund Appropriations $20,745 1.55% 0.33%
Other State Imposts $3,131 0.23% 0.04%
Miscellaneous $24,464 1.83% 0.29%
Bonds $0 0.00% 0.00%
Federal payments $553,255 41.28% 1.37%
Local payments $376 0.03% 0.01%
Total $1,340,374 100.00% 0.88%
State Disbursements for Highways (SF-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Capital Outlay $818,565 0.589859 1.12%
Maintenance and Services $308,964 0.2226399 1.48%
Administration and Misc. $115,800 0.0834456 1.33%
Highway Law Enforcement & Safety $43,012 0.0309945 0.48%
Interest $34,323 0.0247332 0.45%
Bond Retirement $54,685 0.0394061 0.45%
Grants-in-aid to Locals $12,381 0.0089218 0.07%
Total $1,387,730 41.01% 0.93%
Attributed Federal Trust Fund Receipts – 2011 ($000) (Table FE-9) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway Account $219,446 87.02% 0.69%
Mass Transit Account $32,741 12.98% 0.67%
Total $252,187 100.00% 0.68%

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