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Iowa – State Statistical Abstracts 2011 – Office of Highway Policy Information – FHWA

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State Statistical Abstracts 2012

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Population / Land Area   Distri-bution % of National
Total Population – (Census 2011) 3,075,039   1.0%
Total Land Area Square Miles (PS-1) 55,869   1.6%
Motor Fuel Usage (000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Gasoline/Gasohol (Table MF-33GA) 1,636,718 71.3% 1.2%
Special Fuel (Table MF-33SF) 658,411 28.7% 1.8%
Total Fuel 2,295,129 100.0%  
Off Highway Gasoline (Table MF-21) 161,934 9.9% 4.4%
On Highway Gasoline (Table MF-21) 1,474,297 90.1% 1.1%
Public Road Length (Table HM-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 103,013 90.0% 3.5%
Urban 11,425 10.0% 1.0%
Total 114,438 100.0% 2.8%
Public Road Length (Miles) by Functional System (HM-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 782 0.7% 1.6%
Other Freeways & Expressways 0 0.0% 0.0%
Other Principal Arterials 4,309 3.8% 2.8%
Minor Arterial 5,469 4.8% 2.2%
Major Collector 15,465 13.5% 2.9%
Minor Collector 16,161 14.1% 6.1%
Local 72252 63.1% 2.6%
Total 114,438 36.9% 4.0%
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 3,243 1.4% 1.5%
Other Freeways/Expressways 0 0.0% 0.0%
Other Principal Arterials 11,939 5.1% 2.5%
Minor Arterial 11,734 5.1% 2.5%
Major Collector 31,061 13.2% 2.8%
Minor Collector 32,321 13.8% 6.1%
Local 144505 61.5% 2.6%
Total 234,803 100.0% 2.7%
Vehicle Miles Traveled – (Millions) – (VM-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 19,099 60.4% 2.0%
Urban 12,497 39.6% 0.6%
Total 31,596 100.0% 1.1%
Vehicle Miles Traveled by Functional System (Millions) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 7,426 23.5% 1.0%
Other Freeways/Expressways 0 0.0% 0.0%
Other Principal Arterial 9,461 29.9% 1.4%
Minor Arterial 5,940 18.8% 1.1%
Major Collector 4,439 14.0% 0.7%
Minor Collector 859 2.7% 1.5%
Local 3,471 11.0% 0.9%
Total 31,596 100.0% 1.1%
Driver Licenses (DL-22) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Male 1,094,590 49.37% 1.04%
Female 1,122,714 50.63% 1.05%
Total 2,217,304 100.00% 1.05%
Motor Fuel Tax Rates (MF-121T) - ($)  
Gasoline $0.21 Tax Rates as
of Dec. 2011
Diesel $0.23
Gasohol $0.19

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 1,343,336 38.26% 1.21%
Trucks 1,978,396 56.35% 1.49%
Buses 9,255 0.26% 1.21%
Total 3,330,987    
Motorcycles 180,063 5.13% 2.13%
Grand Total 3,511,050 100.00% 1.38%
Fatally Injured in Vehicle Crashes (FI-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 286 78.36% 1.59%
Urban 79 21.64% 0.52%
Unknown 0 0.00% 0.00%
Total 365 100% 1.09%

Highway Finance ($000)

State Funding for Highways (Summary) – SF-21 (000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Receipts   $1,982,378 1.31%
Disbursements   $1,980,272 1.32%
State Revenues Used for Highways (SF-1) ($000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway User Revenues $918,546 46.34% 1.38%
General Fund Appropriations $52,224 2.63% 0.78%
Other State Imposts $297,140 14.99% 3.33%
Miscellaneous $147,105 7.42% 1.27%
Bonds $0 0.00% 0.00%
Federal payments $567,363 28.62% 1.35%
Local payments $0 0.00% 0.00%
Total $1,982,378 100.00% 1.26%
State Disbursements for Highways (SF-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Capital Outlay $893,998 0.4514521 1.18%
Maintenance and Services $203,230 0.1026273 0.93%
Administration and Misc. $59,527 0.03006 0.67%
Highway Law Enforcement & Safety $113,144 0.0571356 1.22%
Interest $0 0 0.00%
Bond Retirement $0 0 0.00%
Grants-in-aid to Locals $710,373 0.358725 3.99%
Total $1,980,272 54.85% 1.26%
Attributed Federal Trust Fund Receipts - 2011 ($000) (Table FE-9) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway Account $499,311 88.35% 1.42%
Mass Transit Account $65,838 11.65% 1.32%
Total $565,149 100.00% 1.41%

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