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Washington – 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) 6,895,318   2.2%
Total Land Area Square Miles (PS-1) 66,544   1.9%
Motor Fuel Usage (000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Gasoline/Gasohol (Table MF-33GA) 2,685,168 81.3% 2.0%
Special Fuel (Table MF-33SF) 615,877 18.7% 1.6%
Total Fuel 3,301,045 100.0%  
On Highway Gasoline (Table MF-21) 2,585,353 97.1% 2.0%
Off Highway Gasoline (Table MF-21) 78,016 2.9% 2.1%
Public Road Length (Table HM-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 60,136 71.7% 2.0%
Urban 23,742 28.3% 2.1%
Total 83,878 100.0% 2.0%
Public Road Length (Miles) by Functional System (HM-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 764 0.9% 1.6%
Other Freeways & Expressways 1,017 1.2% 6.4%
Other Principal Arterials 2,722 3.2% 1.7%
Minor Arterial 4,600 5.5% 1.9%
Major Collector 10,872 13.0% 2.0%
Minor Collector 6,440 7.7% 2.4%
Local 57463 68.5% 2.0%
Total 83,878 31.5% 3.0%
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 4,005 2.3% 1.8%
Other Freeways/Expressways 3,135 1.8% 4.4%
Other Principal Arterials 7,418 4.3% 1.6%
Minor Arterial 9,691 5.6% 1.7%
Major Collector 21,800 12.5% 2.0%
Minor Collector 12,880 7.4% 2.4%
Local 114925 66.1% 2.0%
Total 173,854 100.0% 2.0%
Vehicle Miles Traveled – (Millions) – (VM-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 16,947 29.9% 1.7%
Urban 39,815 70.1% 2.0%
Total 56,762 100.0% 1.9%
Vehicle Miles Traveled by Functional System (Millions) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 15,443 27.2% 2.1%
Other Freeways/Expressways 15,443 27.2% 1.0%
Other Principal Arterial 11,121 19.6% 1.7%
Minor Arterial 9,562 16.8% 1.8%
Major Collector 6,951 12.2% 1.1%
Minor Collector 1,169 2.1% 2.0%
Local 5,566 9.8% 1.4%
Total 56,762 100.0% 1.9%
Driver Licenses (DL-22) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Male 2,704,667 51.74% 2.58%
Female 2,523,222 48.26% 2.36%
Total 5,227,889 100.00% 2.47%
Motor Fuel Tax Rates (MF-121T) (Cents)  
Gasoline $0.38 Tax Rates as
of Dec. 2011
Diesel $0.38
Gasohol $0.38

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 2,542,747 43.47% 2.28%
Buses 20,308 0.35% 2.66%
Trucks 3,069,589 52.47% 2.31%
Total 5,632,644    
Motorcycles 217,301 3.71% 2.57%
Grand Total 5,849,945 100.00% 2.31%
Fatally Injured in Vehicle Crashes (FI-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 267 60.14% 1.49%
Urban 171 38.51% 1.12%
Unknown 6 1.35% 1.82%
Total 444 100% 1.32%

Highway Finance ($000)

State Funding for Highways (Summary) – SF-21 (000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Receipts $6,290,881   4.16%
Disbursements $5,712,619   3.80%
State Revenues Used for Highways (SF-1) ($000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway User Revenues $1,937,029 30.52% 2.90%
General Fund Appropriations $0 0.00% 0.00%
Other State Imposts $12,252 0.19% 0.14%
Miscellaneous $2,927,562 46.13% 25.29%
Bonds $466,505 7.35% 2.50%
Federal payments $976,594 15.39% 2.33%
Local Governments and Other $26,114 0.41% 0.86%
Total $6,346,056 100.00% 4.03%
State Disbursements for Highways (SF-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Capital Outlay $3,764,114 0.652609 4.95%
Maintenance and Services $749,483 0.1299427 3.43%
Administration and Misc. $227,961 0.0395231 2.56%
Highway Law Enforcement & Safety $267,771 0.0464252 2.89%
Interest $91,045 0.0157851 1.15%
Bond Retirement $425,035 0.0736911 2.84%
Grants-in-aid to Locals $242,385 0.0420239 1.36%
Total $5,767,794 34.74% 3.68%
Attributed Federal Trust Fund Receipts – 2011 ($000) (Table FE-9) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway Account $650,827 81.21% 1.85%
Mass Transit Account $95,760 12.79% 1.91%
Total $746,287 100.00% 1.86%

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