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Alabama – State Statistical Abstracts 2011 – FHWA

Highway Statistics Series

State Statistical Abstracts 2012

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Population / Land Area   Distri-bution % of National
Total Population – (2011 Census) 4,817,528   1.5%
Total Land Area Square Miles (PS-1) 50,744   1.4%
Motor Fuel Usage (000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Gasoline/Gasohol (Table MF-33GA) 2,577,036 77.9% 1.9%
Special Fuel (Table MF-33SF) 730,948 22.1% 2.0%
Total Fuel 3,307,978 100.0%  
Off Highway Gasoline (Table MF-21) 54,382 2.1% 1.5%
On Highway Gasoline (Table MF-21) 2,521,069 97.9% 1.9%
Public Road Length (Table HM-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 76,620 75.3% 2.6%
Urban 25,191 24.7% 2.3%
Total 101,811 100.0% 2.5%
Public Road Length (Miles) by Functional System (HM-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 1,002 1.0% 2.1%
Other Freeways & Expressways 42 0.0% 0.3%
Other Principal Arterials 3,193 3.1% 2.0%
Minor Arterial 6,164 6.1% 2.5%
Major Collector 15,538 15.3% 2.9%
Minor Collector 6,737 6.6% 2.5%
Local 69,135 67.9% 2.4%
Total 101,811 32.1% 3.6%
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 4,572 2.2% 2.1%
Other Freeways/Expressways 194 0.1% 0.3%
Other Principal Arterials 10,208 4.8% 2.2%
Minor Arterial 14,049 6.6% 2.5%
Major Collector 31,512 14.8% 2.9%
Minor Collector 13,475 6.3% 2.5%
Local 138270 65.1% 2.4%
Total 212,280 100.0% 2.5%
Vehicle Miles Traveled – (Millions) - (VM-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 30,185 46.5% 3.1%
Urban 34,774 53.5% 1.7%
Total 64,959 100.0% 2.2%
Vehicle Miles Traveled by Functional System (In Millions) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 13,709 21.1% 1.9%
Other Freeways/Expressways 644 1.0% 0.1%
Other Principal Arterial 13,688 21.1% 2.1%
Minor Arterial 11,173 17.2% 2.1%
Major Collector 8,842 13.6% 1.3%
Minor Collector 1,654 2.5% 2.9%
Local 15,249 23.5% 3.8%
Total 64,959 100.0% 2.2%
Driver Licenses (DL-1C) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Male 1,863,219 48.68% 1.77%
Female 1,964,303 51.32% 1.84%
Total 3,827,522 100.00% 1.81%
Motor Fuel Tax Rates (MF-121T) (Cents)  
Gasoline 0.18 Tax Rates as
of Dec. 2011
Diesel 0.19
Gasohol 0.18

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 2,042,489 42.16% 1.84%
Buses 5,699 0.12% 0.75%
Trucks 2,663,979 54.99% 2.00%
Total 4,712,167    
Motorcycles 132,465 2.73% 1.57%
Grand Total 4,844,632 100.00% 1.91%
Fatally Injured in Vehicle Crashes (FI-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 505 58.38% 2.81%
Urban 346 40.00% 2.27%
Unknown 14 1.62% 4.24%
Total 865 100% 2.58%

Highway Finance ($000)

State Funding for Highways (Summary) - (SF-21 (000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Receipts   $1,733,049 1.17%
Disbursements   $1,895,333 1.26%
State Revenues Used for Highways (SF-1) ($000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway User Revenues $743,682 39.89% 1.11%
General Fund Appropriations $156,273 8.38% 2.35%
Other State Imposts $47,210 2.53% 0.53%
Miscellaneous $12,673 0.68% 0.11%
Bonds $91,195 4.89% 0.49%
Federal payments $809,185 43.41% 1.93%
Local payments $4,026 0.22% 0.13%
Total $1,864,244 100.00% 1.18%
State Disbursements for Highways (SF-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Capital Outlay $1,157,299 0.5825737 1.52%
Maintenance and Services $194,265 0.0977912 0.89%
Administration and Misc. $192,245 0.0967744 2.16%
Highway Law Enforcment & Safety $221,758 0.1116309 2.39%
Interest $0 0 0.00%
Bond Retirement $110,685 0.0557178 0.74%
Grants-in-aid to Locals $110,276 0.0555119 0.62%
Total $1,986,528 41.74% 1.27%
Attributed Federal Trust Fund Receipts – ($000)
(FE-9)
% Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway Account $691,153 86.74% 1.97%
Mass Transit Account $97,606 13.26% 1.95%
Total $0 100.00% 0.00%

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