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Massachusetts – 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) 6,645,303   2.1%
Total Land Area Square Miles (PS-1) 7,840   0.2%
Motor Fuel Usage (000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Gasoline/Gasohol (Table MF-33GA) 2,779,752 86.8% 2.1%
Special Fuel (Table MF-33SF) 423,269 13.2% 1.1%
Total Fuel 3,203,021 100.0%  
On Highway Gasoline (Table MF-21) 2,726,824 98.1% 2.1%
Off Highway Gasoline (Table MF-21) 52,928 1.9% 1.5%
Public Road Length (Table HM-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 6,164 17.0% 0.2%
Urban 30,166 83.0% 2.7%
Total 36,330 100.0% 0.9%
Public Road Length (Miles) by Functional System (HM-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 574 1.6% 1.2%
Other Freeways & Expressways 345 0.9% 2.2%
Other Principal Arterials 2,065 5.7% 1.3%
Minor Arterial 4,356 12.0% 1.8%
Major Collector 3,935 10.8% 0.7%
Minor Collector 617 1.7% 0.2%
Local 24438 67.3% 0.9%
Total 36,330 32.7% 1.3%
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 3,212 4.2% 1.5%
Other Freeways/Expressways 1,416 1.8% 2.0%
Other Principal Arterials 5,100 6.6% 1.1%
Minor Arterial 9,079 11.8% 1.6%
Major Collector 7,824 10.6% 0.7%
Minor Collector 1,234 1.6% 0.2%
Local 48877 63.7% 0.9%
Total 76,742 100.0% 0.9%
Vehicle Miles Traveled – (Millions) – (VM-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 2,534 4.5% 0.3%
Urban 53,4.6 95.5% 2.7%
Total 55,940 100.0% 1.9%
Vehicle Miles Traveled by Functional System (Millions) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 16,709 29.9% 2.3%
Other Freeways/Expressways 5,983 10.7% 0.8%
Other Principal Arterial 11,742 21.0% 1.8%
Minor Arterial 9,521 17.0% 1.8%
Major Collector 3,380 6.0% 0.5%
Minor Collector 124 0.2% 0.2%
Local 8,481 15.2% 2.1%
Total 55,940 100.0% 1.9%
Driver Licenses (DL-22) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Male 2,343,354 49.50% 2.23%
Female 2,390,582 50.50% 2.24%
Total 4,733,936 100.00% 2.23%
Motor Fuel Tax Rates (MF-121T) (Cents)  
Gasoline $0.21 Tax Rates as
of Dec. 2011
Diesel $0.21
Gasohol $0.21

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 2,481,482 50.13% 2.23%
Buses 11,240 0.23% 1.47%
Trucks 2,333,016 47.13% 1.75%
Total 4,825,738    
Motorcycles 124,121 2.51% 1.47%
Grand Total 4,949,859 100.00% 1.95%
Fatally Injured in Vehicle Crashes (FI-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 38 10.89% 0.21%
Urban 284 81.38% 1.86%
Unknown 27 7.74% 8.18%
Total 349 100% 1.04%

Highway Finance ($000)

State Funding for Highways (Summary) – SF-21 (000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Receipts   $3,290,892 2.18%
Disbursements   $2,923,022 1.94%
State Revenues Used for Highways (SF-1) ($000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway User Revenues $760,061 23.10% 1.14%
General Fund Appropriations $407,635 12.39% 6.12%
Other State Imposts $617,205 18.75% 6.92%
Miscellaneous $290,765 8.84% 2.51%
Bonds $684,681 20.81% 3.67%
Federal payments $530,545 16.12% 1.27%
Local payments $0 0.00% 0.00%
Total $3,290,892 100.00% 2.09%
State Disbursements for Highways (SF-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Capital Outlay $1,345,806 0.460416 1.77%
Maintenance and Services $286,495 0.0980133 1.31%
Administration and Misc. $274,098 0.0937721 3.08%
Highway Law Enforcement & Safety $203,205 0.0695188 2.19%
Interest $349,534 0.1195797 4.42%
Bond Retirement $295,437 0.1010725 1.97%
Grants-in-aid to Locals $168,447 0.0576277 0.95%
Total $2,923,022 53.96% 1.87%
Attributed Federal Trust Fund Receipts – 2011 ($000) (Table FE-9) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway Account $595,458 86.41% 1.69%
Mass Transit Account $93,626 13.59% 1.87%
Total $689,084 100.00% 1.72%

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