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Delaware – 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) 917,053   0.3%
Total Land Area Square Miles (PS-1) 1,954   0.1%
Motor Fuel Usage (000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Gasoline/Gasohol (Table MF-33GA) 436,963 87.8% 0.3%
Special Fuel (Table MF-33SF) 60,644 12.2% 0.2%
Total Fuel 497,607 100.0%  
Off Highway Gasoline (Table MF-21) 27,977 6.4% 0.8%
On Highway Gasoline(Table MF-21) 405,959 93.6% 0.3%
Public Road Length (Table HM-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 3,356 52.6% 0.1%
Urban 3,021 47.4% 0.3%
Total 6,377 100.0% 0.2%
Public Road Length (Miles) by Functional System (HM-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 41 0.6% 0.1%
Other Freeways & Expressways 30 0.5% 0.2%
Other Principal Arterials 337 5.3% 0.2%
Minor Arterial 308 4.8% 0.1%
Major Collector 821 12.9% 0.2%
Minor Collector 224 3.5% 0.1%
Local 4616 72.4% 0.2%
Total 6,377 27.6% 0.2%
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 256 1.9% 0.1%
Other Freeways/Expressways 135 1.0% 0.2%
Other Principal Arterials 1,257 9.1% 0.3%
Minor Arterial 805 5.8% 0.1%
Major Collector 1,671 12.1% 0.2%
Minor Collector 447 3.2% 0.1%
Local 9238 66.9% 0.2%
Total 13,809 100.0% 0.2%
Vehicle Miles Traveled – (Millions) - (VM-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 2,970 32.3% 0.3%
Urban 6,216 67.7% 0.3%
Total 9,186 100.0% 0.3%
Vehicle Miles Traveled by Functional System (In Millions) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 1,309 14.2% 0.2%
Other Freeways/Expressways 499 5.4% 0.1%
Other Principal Arterial 3,236 35.2% 0.5%
Minor Arterial 1,320 14.4% 0.3%
Major Collector 1,352 14.7% 0.2%
Minor Collector 115 1.3% 0.2%
Local 1,355 14.8% 0.3%
Total 9,186 100.0% 0.3%
Driver Licenses (DL-22) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Male 351,553 48.81% 0.33%
Female 368,737 51.19% 0.35%
Total 720,290 100.00% 0.34%
Motor Fuel Tax Rates (MF-121T) (Cents)  
Gasoline $0.23 Tax Rates as
of Dec. 2011
Diesel $0.22
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 442,113 46.85% 0.40%
Buses 4,465 0.47% 0.58%
Trucks 466,334 49.42% 0.35%
Total 898,917    
Motorcycles 30,730 3.26% 0.36%
Grand Total 943,642 100.00% 0.37%
Fatally Injured in Vehicle Crashes (FI-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 56 49.12% 0.31%
Urban 57 50.00% 0.37%
Unknown 1 0.88% 0.30%
Total 114 100% 0.34%

Highway Finance ($000)

State Funding for Highways (Summary) – SF-21 (000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Receipts   $1,225,482 0.81%
Disbursements   $1,323,876 0.88%
State Revenues Used for Highways (SF-1) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway User Revenues $689,462 38.52% 1.03%
General Fund Appropriations $69,069 3.86% 1.04%
Other State Imposts $0 0.00% 0.00%
Miscellaneous $253,310 14.15% 2.19%
Bonds $571,041 31.91% 3.06%
Federal payments $206,928 11.56% 0.49%
Local Governments and Other $0 0.00% 0.00%
Total $1,789,810 100.00% 1.14%
State Disbursements for Highways (SF-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Capital Outlay $449,127 0.2362706 0.59%
Maintenance and Services $391,919 0.2075618 1.80%
Administration and Misc. $85,485 0.0452732 0.96%
Highway Law Enforcement & Safety $88,637 0.0452732 0.96%
Interest $149,576 0.079216 1.89%
Bond Retirement $726,460 0.384736 4.85%
Grants-in-aid to Locals $0 0 0.00%
Total $1,888,204 76.37% 1.20%
Attributed Federal Trust Fund Receipts - 2011 ($000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway Account $89,053 86.38% 0.25%
Mass Transit Account $14,039 13.62% 0.28%
Total $103,092 100.00% 0.26%

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