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Colorado – State Statistical Abstracts 2011 – FHWA

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State Statistical Abstracts 2012

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Population / Land Area   Distri-bution % of National
Total Population – (Census 2011) 5,189,458   1.7%
Total Land Area Square Miles (PS-1) 103,718   2.9%
Motor Fuel Usage (000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Gasoline/Gasohol (Table MF-33GA) 2,137,246 79.3% 1.6%
Special Fuel (Table MF-33SF) 558,555 20.7% 1.5%
Total Fuel 2,695,801 100.0%  
Off Highway Gasoline (Table MF-21) 50,707 2.4% 1.4%
On Highway Gasoline(Table MF-21) 2,065,165 97.6% 1.6%
Public Road Length (Table HM-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 68,914 77.8% 2.3%
Urban 19,610 22.2% 1.8%
Total 88,524 100.0% 2.2%
Public Road Length (Miles) by Functional System (HM-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 952 1.1% 2.0%
Other Freeways & Expressways 354 0.4% 2.2%
Other Principal Arterials 3,493 3.9% 2.2%
Minor Arterial 5,387 6.1% 2.2%
Major Collector 7,296 8.2% 1.4%
Minor Collector 8,958 10.1% 3.4%
Local 62084 70.1% 2.2%
Total 88,524 29.9% 3.1%
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 4,141 2.2% 1.9%
Other Freeways/Expressways 1,481 0.8% 2.1%
Other Principal Arterials 9,681 5.3% 2.0%
Minor Arterial 11,865 6.4% 2.1%
Major Collector 14,894 8.1% 1.4%
Minor Collector 17,917 9.7% 3.4%
Local 124170 67.4% 2.2%
Total 184,149 100.0% 2.1%
Vehicle Miles Traveled – (Millions) - (VM-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 14,943 32.0% 1.5%
Urban 31,826 68.0% 1.6%
Total 46,769 100.0% 1.6%
Vehicle Miles Traveled by Functional System (Millions) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 12,022 25.7% 1.6%
Other Freeways/Expressways 4,891 10.5% 0.7%
Other Principal Arterial 12,588 26.9% 1.9%
Minor Arterial 7,400 15.8% 1.4%
Major Collector 4,444 9.5% 0.7%
Minor Collector 747 1.6% 1.3%
Local 4,677 10.0% 1.2%
Total 46,769 100.0% 1.6%
Driver Licenses (DL-22) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Male 1,950,743 51.23% 1.86%
Female 1,856,930 48.77% 1.74%
Total 3,807,673 100.00% 1.80%
Motor Fuel Tax Rates (MF-121T) ($)  
Gasoline $0.22 Tax Rates as
of Dec. 2011
Diesel $0.20
Gasohol $0.22

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 1,746,188 38.23% 1.57%
Buses 11,759 0.26% 1.54%
Trucks 2,620,068 57.43% 1.97%
Total 4,378,015    
Motorcycles 183,881 4.03% 2.17%
Grand Total 4,561,896 100.00% 1.80%
Fatally Injured in Vehicle Crashes (FI-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 231 48.94% 1.29%
Urban 241 51.06% 1.58%
Unknown 0 0.00% 0.00%
Total 472 100% 1.41%

Highway Finance ($000)

State Funding for Highways (Summary) – SF-21 (000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Receipts   $1,965,074 1.30%
Disbursements   $2,485,166 1.65%
State Revenues Used for Highways (SF-1) ($000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway User Revenues $1,468,461 74.73% 2.20%
General Fund Appropriations $500 0.03% 0.01%
Other State Imposts $0 0.00% 0.00%
Miscellaneous $22,690 1.15% 0.20%
Bonds $0 0% 0%
Federal payments $473,423 24.09% 1.13%
Local Governments and Other $0 0.00% 0.00%
Total $1,965,074 100.00% 1.25%
State Disbursements for Highways (SF-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Capital Outlay $909,236 0.3658653 1.20%
Maintenance and Services $417,122 0.1678447 1.91%
Administration and Misc. $204,913 0.0824545 2.30%
Highway Law Enforcement & Safety $139,086 0.0559665 1.50%
Interest $51,224 0.0206119 0.65%
Bond Retirement $142,595 0.0573785 1.95%
Grants-in-aid to Locals $620,990 0.2498787 3.49%
Total $2,485,166 63.41% 1.59%
Attributed Federal Trust Fund Receipts - 2011 ($000) (Table FE-9) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway Account $539,628 87.38% 1.53%
Mass Transit Account $77,930 12.62% 1.56%
Total $617,558 100.00% 1.54%

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