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North Carolina – 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) 9,748,364   3.1%
Total Land Area Square Miles (PS-1) 48,711   1.4%
Motor Fuel Usage (000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Gasoline/Gasohol (Table MF-33GA) 4,316,172 81.8% 3.2%
Special Fuel (Table MF-33SF) 957,407 18.2% 2.6%
Total Fuel 5,273,579 100.0%  
On Highway Gasoline (Table MF-21) 4,106,118 96.2% 3.1%
Off Highway Gasoline (Table MF-21) 162,197 3.8% 4.4%
Public Road Length (Table HM-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 68,518 64.6% 2.3%
Urban 37,545 35.4% 3.4%
Total 106,063 100.0% 2.6%
Public Road Length (Miles) by Functional System (HM-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 1,254 1.2% 2.6%
Other Freeways & Expressways 461 0.4% 2.9%
Other Principal Arterials 3,647 3.4% 2.3%
Minor Arterial 5,905 5.6% 2.4%
Major Collector 10,819 10.2% 2.0%
Minor Collector 6,551 6.2% 2.5%
Local 77426 73.0% 2.7%
Total 105,063 27.0% 3.7%
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 5,941 2.6% 2.7%
Other Freeways/Expressways 1,967 0.9% 2.8%
Other Principal Arterials 12,523 5.6% 2.6%
Minor Arterial 14,232 6.3% 2.5%
Major Collector 22,179 9.9% 2.0%
Minor Collector 13,102 5.8% 2.5%
Local 154851 68.9% 2.7%
Total 224,795 100.0% 2.6%
Vehicle Miles Traveled – (Millions) – (VM-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 40,983 39.1% 4.2%
Urban 63,967 60.9% 3.2%
Total 104,950 100.0% 3.5%
Vehicle Miles Traveled by Functional System (Millions) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 21,945 20.9% 3.0%
Other Freeways/Expressways 5,321 5.1% 0.7%
Other Principal Arterial 20,395 19.4% 3.1%
Minor Arterial 17,478 16.7% 3.4%
Major Collector 14,351 13.7% 2.2%
Minor Collector 3,456 3.3% 6.0%
Local 22,004 21.0% 5.4%
Total 104,950 100.0% 3.5%
Driver Licenses (DL-22) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Male 3,232,106 48.40% 3.08%
Female 3,445,587 51.60% 3.23%
Total 6,677,693 100.00% 3.15%
Motor Fuel Tax Rates (MF-121T) ($)  
Gasoline $0.35 Tax Rates as
of Dec. 2011
Diesel $0.35
Gasohol $0.35

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 3,445,365 44.21% 3.10%
Buses 38,164 0.49% 4.99%
Trucks 4,109,822 52.74% 3.09%
Total 7,593,351    
Motorcycles 199,205 2.56% 2.36%
Grand Total 7,792,556 100.00% 3.07%
Fatally Injured in Vehicle Crashes (FI-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 898 69.50% 5.00%
Urban 391 30.26% 2.56%
Unknown 3 0.23% 0.91%
Total 1292 100% 3.85%

Highway Finance ($000)

State Funding for Highways (Summary) – SF-21 (000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Receipts $4,738,652   3.13%
Disbursements $4,346,424   2.89%
State Revenues Used for Highways (SF-1) ($000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway User Revenues $2,349,064 49.57% 3.52%
General Fund Appropriations $0 0.00% 0.00%
Other State Imposts $508,696 10.74% 5.70%
Miscellaneous $30,646 0.65% 0.26%
Bonds $608,107 12.83% 3.26%
Federal payments $1,224,772 25.85% 2.92%
Local Governments and Other $17,367 0.37% 0.57%
Total $4,738,652 100.00% 3.01%
State Disbursements for Highways (SF-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Capital Outlay $2,608,085 0.6000531 3.43%
Maintenance and Services $721,330 0.1659594 3.30%
Administration and Misc. $338,551 0.0778918 3.81%
Highway Law Enforcement & Safety $351,474 0.0808651 3.79%
Interest $89,821 0.0206655 1.13%
Bond Retirement $97,104 0.0223411 0.65%
Grants-in-aid to Locals $140,059 0.032224 0.79%
Total $4,346,424 39.99% 2.77%
Attributed Federal Trust Fund Receipts – 2011 ($000) (Table FE-9) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway Account $1,059,611 87.18% 3.01%
Mass Transit Account $155,840 12.82% 3.11%
Total $1,215,451 100.00% 3.03%

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