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State Statistical Abstracts 2013

Alabama

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Population / Land Area Distribution % of National
Total Population - (Census) 4,833,722 1.5%
Total Land Area Square Miles (PS-1) 50,744 1.4%
Motor Fuel Usage (000) Distribution % of National
Gasoline/Gasohol (Table MF-33GA) 2,483,623 77.1% 1.8%
Special Fuel (Table MF-33SF) 736,632 22.9% 1.9%
Total Fuel 3,220,255 100.0%
On Highway Gasoline (MF-21 in 000s) 3,256,385 98.4% 1.9%
Off Highway Gasoline (MF-21 in 000s) 51,314 1.6% 1.3%
Public Road Length (Table HM-20) Distribution % of National
Rural 76,685 75.3% 2.6%
Urban 25,153 24.7% 2.1%
Total 101,838 100.0% 2.5%
Public Road Length (Miles) by Functional System (HM-20) Distribution % of National
Interstate 1,002 1.0% 2.1%
Other Freeways & Expressways 42 0.0% 0.3%
Other Principal Arterials 3,394 3.3% 2.2%
Minor Arterial 6,280 6.2% 2.6%
Major Collector 15,680 15.4% 2.9%
Minor Collector 6,706 6.6% 2.5%
Local 68,733 67.5% 2.4%
Total 101,837 32.5% 3.6%
Functional System Lane Length (HM-60) Distribution % of National
Interstate 4,571 2.1% 2.1%
Other Freeways/Expressways 194 0.1% 0.3%
Other Principal Arterials 10,769 5.1% 2.3%
Minor Arterial 14,154 6.6% 2.5%
Major Collector 32,502 15.3% 3.0%
Minor Collector 13,412 6.3% 2.5%
Local 137467 64.5% 2.4%
Total 213,069 100.0% 2.5%
Vehicle Miles Traveled - (Millions) - (VM-2) Distribution % of National
Rural 30,303 46.6% 3.2%
Urban 34,743 53.4% 1.7%
Total 65,046 100.0% 2.2%
Vehicle Miles Traveled by Functional System (Millions- VM-2) Distribution % of National
Interstate 13,903 21.4% 1.9%
Other Freeways/Expressways 599 0.9% 0.1%
Other Principal Arterial 14,376 22.1% 2.2%
Minor Arterial 10,899 16.8% 2.1%
Major Collector 8,471 13.0% 1.3%
Minor Collector 1,653 2.5% 2.8%
Local 15,145 23.3% 3.7%
Total 65,046 100.0% 2.2%
Driver Licenses (DL-22) Distribution % of National
Male 1,877,988 48.66% 1.79%
Female 1,981,415 51.34% 1.85%
Total 3,859,403 100.00% 1.82%
Motor Fuel Tax Rates (MF-121T) - ($)
Gasoline $0.18
Diesel $0.19
Gasohol $0.18

Tax Rates as of Dec 2013.

NOTE: Tax rates do not include Federal gas tax of 18.4 cents or diesel of 24.4 cents

Vehicle Registrations - (MV-1) Distribution
Autos 2,074,969 43.34% 1.83%
Buses 5,406 0.11% 0.63%
Trucks 2,588,760 54.08% 1.95%
Total 4,669,135
Motorcycles 118,084 2.47% 1.40%
Grand Total 4,787,219 100.00% 1.87%
Fatally Injured in Vehicle Crashes (FI-20) Distribution % of National
Rural 562 65.96% 3.19%
Urban 284 33.33% 1.90%
Unknown 6 0.70% 3.85%
Total 852 100% 2.60%

Highway Finance ($000)

State Funding for Highways (Summary) - SF-21 (000) % of National
Receipts $2,277,060 1.48%
Disbursements $1,988,339 1.36%
State Revenues Used for Highways (SF-1) ($000) % of National
Highway User Revenues $753,634 33.10% 1.25%
General Fund Appropriations $168,682 7.41% 2.30%
Other State Imposts $43,601 1.91% 0.48%
Miscellaneous $6,940 0.30% 0.06%
Bonds $401,293 17.62% 1.50%
Federal payments $901,423 39.59% 2.20%
Local Governments and Other $1,487 0.07% 0.04%
Total $2,277,060 100.00% 1.42%
State Disbursements for Highways (SF-2) % of National
Capital Outlay $1,080,526 54.34% 1.45%
Maintenance and Services $178,867 9.00% 0.81%
Administration and Misc. $196,655 9.89% 2.32%
Highway Law Enforcment & Safety $233,353 11.74% 2.48%
Interest $78,554 3.95% 0.99%
Bond Retirement $14,540 0.73% 0.09%
Grants-in-aid to Locals $205,844 10.35% 1.44%
Total $1,988,339 100.00% 1.31%
Attributed Federal Trust Fund Receipts - ($000) (Table FE-9) % of National
Highway Account $616,377 87.29% 1.94%
Mass Transit Account $89,780 12.71% 1.93%
Total $706,157 100.00% 1.94%
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