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South 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) 4,723,417   1.5%
Total Land Area Square Miles (PS-1) 30,110   0.9%
Motor Fuel Usage (000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Gasoline/Gasohol (Table MF-33GA) 2,640,078 79.9% 2.0%
Special Fuel (Table MF-33SF) 662,553 20.1% 1.8%
Total Fuel 3,302,631 100.0%  
On Highway Gasoline (Table MF-21) 2,575,046 97.6% 2.0%
Off Highway Gasoline (Table MF-21) 64,163 2.4% 1.8%
Public Road Length (Table HM-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 49,876 75.3% 1.7%
Urban 16,368 24.7% 1.5%
Total 66,244 100.0% 1.6%
Public Road Length (Miles) by Functional System (HM-20) % D ist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 851 1.3% 1.8%
Other Freeways & Expressways 81 0.1% 0.5%
Other Principal Arterials 2,659 4.0% 1.7%
Minor Arterial 4,494 6.8% 1.8%
Major Collector 12,928 19.5% 2.4%
Minor Collector 2,155 3.3% 0.8%
Local 43076 65.0% 1.5%
Total 66,244 35.0% 2.3%
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 3,800 2.7% 1.7%
Other Freeways/Expressways 319 0.2% 0.5%
Other Principal Arterials 8,755 6.3% 1.8%
Minor Arterial 10,449 7.5% 1.9%
Major Collector 26,231 18.7% 2.4%
Minor Collector 4,310 3.1% 0.8%
Local 86152 61.5% 1.5%
Total 140,016 100.0% 1.6%
Vehicle Miles Traveled – (Millions) – (VM-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 23,451 47.8% 2.4%
Urban 25,585 52.2% 1.3%
Total 49,036 100.0% 1.7%
Vehicle Miles Traveled by Functional System (In Millions) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 13,685 27.9% 1.9%
Other Freeways/Expressways 821 1.7% 0.1%
Other Principal Arterial 11,794 24.1% 1.8%
Minor Arterial 9,533 19.4% 1.8%
Major Collector 8,362 17.1% 1.3%
Minor Collector 286 0.6% 0.5%
Local 4,555 9.3% 1.1%
Total 49,036 100.0% 1.7%
Driver Licenses (DL-22) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Male 1,798,662 52.05% 1.71%
Female 1,657,269 47.95% 1.55%
Total 3,455,931 100.00% 1.63%
Motor Fuel Tax Rates (MF-121T) ($)  
Gasoline $0.16 Tax Rates as
of Dec. 2011
Diesel $0.16
Gasohol $0.16

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 1,712,854 43.96% 1.54%
Buses 17,084 0.44% 2.23%
Trucks 2,054,655 52.73% 1.54%
Total 3,784,593    
Motorcycles 112,239 2.88% 1.33%
Grand Total 3,896,832 100.00% 1.54%
Fatally Injured in Vehicle Crashes (FI-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 705 81.69% 3.92%
Urban 112 12.98% 0.73%
Unknown 46 5.33% 13.94%
Total 863 100% 2.57%

Highway Finance ($000)

State Funding for Highways (Summary) – SF-21 (000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Receipts $1,686,114   1.11%
Disbursements $1,691,251   1.12%
State Revenues Used for Highways (SF-1) ($000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway User Revenues $807,983 48.07% 1.21%
General Fund Appropriations $57 0.00% 0.00%
Other State Imposts $3,086 0.18% 0.03%
Miscellaneous $13,115 0.78% 0.11%
Bonds $0 0.00% 0.00%
Federal payments $832,047 49.50% 1.98%
Local Governments and Other $24,552 1.46% 0.81%
Total $1,680,840 100.00% 1.07%
State Disbursements for Highways (SF-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Capital Outlay $1,019,745 0.60483921 1.34%
Maintenance and Services $350,114 0.20766238 1.60%
Administration and Misc. $123,391 0.07318664 1.39%
Highway Law Enforcement & Safety $126,401 0.07497196 1.36%
Interest $19,196 0.01138568 0.24%
Bond Retirement $45,440 0.02695173 0.30%
Grants-in-aid to Locals $1,690 0.00100239 0.01%
Total $1,685,977 39.52% 1.08%
Attributed Federal Trust Fund Receipts – 2011 ($000) (Table FE-9) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway Account $680,323 87.58% 1.93%
Mass Transit Account $96,470 12.42% 1.93%
Total $776,793 100.00% 1.93%

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