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Connecticut – 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) 3,591,765   1.1%
Total Land Area Square Miles (PS-1) 4,845   0.1%
Motor Fuel Usage (000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Gasoline/Gasohol (Table MF-33GA) 1,449,383 84.3% 1.1%
Special Fuel (Table MF-33SF) 269,438 15.7% 0.7%
Total Fuel 1,718,821 100.0%  
Off Highway Gasoline (Table MF-21) 34,243 2.4% 0.9%
On Highway Gasoline(Table MF-21) 1,415,334 97.6% 1.1%
Public Road Length (Table HM-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 6,229 29.1% 0.2%
Urban 15,202 70.9% 1.4%
Total 21,431 100.0% 0.5%
Public Road Length (Miles) by Functional System (HM-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 346 1.6% 0.7%
Other Freeways & Expressways 279 1.3% 1.8%
Other Principal Arterials 816 3.8% 0.5%
Minor Arterial 1,909 8.9% 0.8%
Major Collector 2,771 12.9% 0.5%
Minor Collector 436 2.0% 0.2%
Local 14874 69.4% 0.5%
Total 21,431 30.6% 0.8%
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 1,866 4.1% 0.9%
Other Freeways/Expressways 1,137 2.5% 1.6%
Other Principal Arterials 2,104 4.6% 0.4%
Minor Arterial 4,242 9.3% 0.8%
Major Collector 5,689 12.5% 0.5%
Minor Collector 871 1.9% 0.2%
Local 29750 65.2% 0.5%
Total 45,659 100.0% 0.5%
Vehicle Miles Traveled – (Rural/Urban in Millions)) - (VM-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 3,880 12.4% 0.4%
Urban 27,390 87.6% 1.4%
Total 31,270 100.0% 1.1%
Vehicle Miles Traveled by Functional System (Millions-VM-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 10,355 33.1% 1.4%
Other Freeways/Expressways 4,271 13.7% 0.6%
Other Principal Arterial 4,205 13.4% 0.6%
Minor Arterial 5,525 17.7% 1.1%
Major Collector 3,533 11.3% 0.5%
Minor Collector 174 0.6% 0.3%
Local 3,206 10.3% 0.8%
Total 31,269 100.0% 1.1%
Driver Licenses (DL-1C) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Male 1,226,100 49.33% 1.17%
Female 1,269,608 50.67% 1.18%
Total 2,485,708 100.00% 1.17%
Motor Fuel Tax Rates (MF-121T) (Cents)  
Gasoline $0.25 Tax Rates as
of Dec. 2011
Diesel $0.51
Gasohol $0.25

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 1,387,079 51.25% 1.25%
Buses 12,085 0.45% 1.58%
Trucks 1,223,963 45.22% 0.92%
Total 2,623,127    
Motorcycles 83,332 3.08% 0.99%
Grand Total 2,706,459 100.00% 1.07%
Fatally Injured in Vehicle Crashes (FI-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 77 32.63% 0.43%
Urban 156 66.10% 1.02%
Unknown 3 1.27% 0.91%
Total 236 100% 0.70%

Highway Finance ($000)

State Funding for Highways (Summary) – SF-21 (000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Receipts   $1,466,973 0.97%
Disbursements   $1,814,622 1.21%
State Revenues Used for Highways (SF-1) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway User Revenues $299,739 18.83% 0.45%
General Fund Appropriations $78,391 4.92% 1.18%
Other State Imposts $76,618 4.81% 0.86%
Miscellaneous $73,746 4.63% 0.64%
Bonds $505,410 31.75% 2.71%
Federal payments $553,671 34.78% 1.32%
Local Governments and Other $4,252 0.27% 0.14%
Total $1,591,827 100.00% 1.01%
State Disbursements for Highways (SF-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Capital Outlay $773,860 0.39900468 1.02%
Maintenance and Services $101,469 0.052317739 0.46%
Administration and Misc. $312,757 0.161258505 3.52%
Highway Law Enforcement & Safety $21,751 0.011214885 0.23%
Interest $179,003 0.092294517 2.26%
Bond Retirement $518,360 0.267268066 3.46%
Grants-in-aid to Locals $32,276 0.016641608 0.18%
Total $1,939,476 60.10% 1.24%
Attributed Federal Trust Fund Receipts - 2011 ($000) (Table FE-9) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway Account $334,757 86.81% 0.95%
Mass Transit Account $50,866 13.19% 1.02%
Total $385,623 100.00% 0.96%

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