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California – 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 – (Census 2011) 37,999,878   12.1%
Total Land Area Square Miles (PS-1) 155,959   4.4%
Motor Fuel Usage (000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Gasoline/Gasohol (Table MF-33GA) 14,525,691 84.1% 10.8%
Special Fuel (Table MF-33SF) 2,748,351 15.9% 7.3%
Total Fuel 17,274,042 100.0%  
Off Highway Gasoline (Table MF-21) 304,493 2.1% 8.3%
On Highway Gasoline(Table MF-21) 14,221,198 97.9% 10.9%
Public Road Length (Table HM-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 80,870 46.1% 2.7%
Urban 94,629 53.9% 8.5%
Total 175,499 100.0% 4.3%
Public Road Length (Miles) by Functional System (HM-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 2,453 1.4% 5.2%
Other Freeways & Expressways 1,498 0.9% 9.4%
Other Principal Arterials 10,216 5.8% 6.5%
Minor Arterial 17,661 10.1% 7.3%
Major Collector 24,311 13.9% 4.5%
Minor Collector 7,865 4.5% 3.0%
Local 111495 63.5% 3.9%
Total 175,499 36.5% 6.2%
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 14,623 3.7% 6.7%
Other Freeways/Expressways 8,471 2.1% 12.0%
Other Principal Arterials 36,963 9.4% 7.8%
Minor Arterial 44,830 11.4% 8.0%
Major Collector 50,834 12.9% 4.7%
Minor Collector 15,730 4.0% 3.0%
Local 222990 56.5% 3.9%
Total 394,441 100.0% 4.6%
Vehicle Miles Traveled – (Millions) - (VM-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 57,520 17.6% 5.9%
Urban 268,752 82.4% 13.5%
Total 326,272 100.0% 11.0%
Vehicle Miles Traveled by Functional System (Millions) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 86,362 26.5% 11.8%
Other Freeways/Expressways 54,130 16.6% 7.4%
Other Principal Arterial 75,881 23.3% 11.5%
Minor Arterial 58,356 17.9% 11.1%
Major Collector 28,377 8.7% 4.3%
Minor Collector 2,627 0.8% 4.6%
Local 20,539 6.3% 5.1%
Total 326,272 100.0% 11.0%
Driver Licenses (DL-22) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Male 12,274,575 50.72% 11.69%
Female 11,926,422 49.28% 11.16%
Total 24,200,997 100.00% 11.43%
Motor Fuel Tax Rates (MF-121T) ($)  
Gasoline  $0.36 Tax Rates as
of Dec. 2011
Diesel $0.13
Gasohol $0.36

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 13,223,822 47.74% 11.88%
Buses 93,305 0.34% 12.20%
Trucks 13,597,502 49.08% 10.21%
Total 26,914,629    
Motorcycles 787,521 2.84% 9.31%
Grand Total 27,702,150 100.00% 10.92%
Fatally Injured in Vehicle Crashes (FI-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 1180 41.29% 6.57%
Urban 1676 58.64% 10.99%
Unknown 2 0.07% 0.61%
Total 2858 100% 8.52%

Highway Finance ($000)

State Funding for Highways (Summary) – SF-21 (000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Receipts   $19,102,508 12.63%
Disbursements   $17,155,462 11.40%
State Revenues Used for Highways (SF-1) ($000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway User Revenues $10,564,438 55.30% 15.83%
General Fund Appropriations $1,985,217 10.39% 29.82%
Other State Imposts $588,857 3.08% 6.60%
Miscellaneous $304,893 1.60% 2.63%
Bonds $975,109 5.10% 5.23%
Federal payments $3,840,763 20.11% 9.16%
Local Governments and Other $843,231 4.41% 27.69%
Total $19,102,508 100.00% 12.13%
State Disbursements for Highways (SF-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Capital Outlay $4,080,132 0.2378328 5.37%
Maintenance and Services $2,004,736 0.116857 9.18%
Administration and Misc. $889,508 0.0518498 10.00%
Highway Law Enforcement & Safety $1,786,612 0.1041425 19.25%
Interest $452,585 0.0263814 5.72%
Bond Retirement $126,985 0.007402 0.85%
Grants-in-aid to Locals $7,814,904 0.4555345 43.89%
Total $17,155,462 76.22% 10.95%
Attributed Federal Trust Fund Receipts - 2011 ($000) (Table FE-9) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway Account $3,343,484 86.82% 9.51%
Mass Transit Account $507,532 13.18% 10.14%
Total $3,851,016 100.00% 9.59%

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