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Tennessee – 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) 6,454,914   2.1%
Total Land Area Square Miles (PS-1) 41,217   1.2%
Motor Fuel Usage (000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Gasoline/Gasohol (Table MF-33GA) 3,167,177 78.2% 2.3%
Special Fuel (Table MF-33SF) 882,948 21.8% 2.4%
Total Fuel 4,050,125 100.0%  
On Highway Gasoline (Table MF-21) 3,074,272 98.0% 2.3%
Off Highway Gasoline (Table MF-21) 61,235 2.0% 1.7%
Public Road Length (Table HM-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 70,009 73.3% 2.3%
Urban 25,514 26.7% 2.3%
Total 95,523 100.0% 2.3%
Public Road Length (Miles) by Functional System (HM-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 1,104 1.2% 2.3%
Other Freeways & Expressways 157 0.2% 1.0%
Other Principal Arterials 3,442 3.6% 2.2%
Minor Arterial 5,697 6.0% 2.3%
Major Collector 7,471 7.8% 1.4%
Minor Collector 10,514 11.0% 4.0%
Local 67138 70.3% 2.4%
Total 95,523 29.7% 3.4%
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 5,137 2.5% 2.3%
Other Freeways/Expressways 701 0.3% 1.0%
Other Principal Arterials 11,864 5.9% 2.5%
Minor Arterial 13,755 6.8% 2.4%
Major Collector 15,294 7.6% 1.4%
Minor Collector 21,027 10.4% 4.0%
Local 134275 66.5% 2.4%
Total 202,053 100.0% 2.3%
Vehicle Miles Traveled – (Millions) – (VM-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 28,211 39.6% 2.9%
Urban 42,956 60.4% 2.2%
Total 71,167 100.0% 2.4%
Vehicle Miles Traveled by Functional System (Millions) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 20,767 29.2% 2.8%
Other Freeways/Expressways 2,015 2.8% 0.3%
Other Principal Arterial 16,147 22.7% 2.4%
Minor Arterial 13,257 18.6% 2.5%
Major Collector 6,223 8.7% 0.9%
Minor Collector 2,726 3.8% 4.7%
Local 10,032 14.1% 2.5%
Total 71,167 100.0% 2.4%
Driver Licenses (DL-22) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Male 2,204,973 48.21% 2.10%
Female 2,368,898 51.79% 2.22%
Total 4,573,871 100.00% 2.16%
Motor Fuel Tax Rates (MF-121T) ($)  
Gasoline $0.20 Tax Rates as
of Dec. 2011
Diesel $0.17
Gasohol $0.20

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 2,232,584 41.40% 2.01%
Buses 12,028 0.22% 1.57%
Trucks 2,980,483 55.27% 2.24%
Total 5,225,095    
Motorcycles 167,566 3.11% 1.98%
Grand Total 5,392,661 100.00% 2.13%
Fatally Injured in Vehicle Crashes (FI-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 577 56.90% 3.21%
Urban 437 43.10% 2.86%
Unknown 0 0.00% 0.00%
Total 1014 100% 3.02%

Highway Finance ($000)

State Funding for Highways (Summary) – SF-21 (000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Receipts $2,105,789   1.39%
Disbursements $2,160,047   1.44%
State Revenues Used for Highways (SF-1) ($000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway User Revenues $960,163 45.60% 1.44%
General Fund Appropriations $0 0.00% 0.00%
Other State Imposts $70,800 3.36% 0.79%
Miscellaneous $24,105 1.14% 0.21%
Bonds $0 0.00% 0.00%
Federal payments $1,010,947 48.01% 2.41%
Local Governments and Other $39,779 1.89% 1.31%
Total $2,105,789 100.00% 1.34%
State Disbursements for Highways (SF-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Capital Outlay $1,386,344 0.64181196 1.82%
Maintenance and Services $282,644 0.13085086 1.29%
Administration and Misc. $166,107 0.07689972 1.87%
Highway Law Enforcement & Safety $33,956 0.01572003 0.37%
Interest $0 0 0.00%
Bond Retirement $0 0 0.00%
Grants-in-aid to Locals $290,996 0.13471744 1.63%
Total $2,160,047 35.82% 1.38%
Attributed Federal Trust Fund Receipts –($000) (Table FE-9) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway Account $841,291 704.23% 2.39%
Mass Transit Account $119,463 100.00% 2.39%
Total $119,463 804.23% 0.30%

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