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State Statistical Abstracts 2013

California

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Population / Land Area Distribution % of National
Total Population - (Census) 38,332,521 12.1%
Total Land Area Square Miles (PS-1) 155,959 4.4%
Motor Fuel Usage (000) Distribution % of National
Gasoline/Gasohol (Table MF-33GA) 14,553,305 83.6% 10.7%
Special Fuel (Table MF-33SF) 2,859,342 16.4% 7.5%
Total Fuel 17,412,647 100.0%
On Highway Gasoline (MF-21 in 000s) 17,061,281 98.0% 10.1%
Off Highway Gasoline (MF-21 in 000s) 351,366 2.0% 9.1%
Public Road Length (Table HM-20) Distribution % of National
Rural 80,801 46.2% 2.8%
Urban 94,187 53.8% 8.0%
Total 174,988 100.0% 4.3%
Public Road Length (Miles) by Functional System (HM-20) Distribution % of National
Interstate 2,451 1.4% 5.2%
Other Freeways & Expressways 1,532 0.9% 9.3%
Other Principal Arterials 10,450 6.0% 6.7%
Minor Arterial 18,020 10.3% 7.4%
Major Collector 24,207 13.8% 4.5%
Minor Collector 8,016 4.6% 3.0%
Local 110,313 63.0% 3.9%
Total 174,989 37.0% 6.1%
Functional System Lane Length (HM-60) Distribution % of National
Interstate 14,867 3.8% 6.8%
Other Freeways/Expressways 8,966 2.3% 12.3%
Other Principal Arterials 37,796 9.6% 8.0%
Minor Arterial 45,789 11.6% 8.1%
Major Collector 50,532 12.8% 4.6%
Minor Collector 16,032 4.1% 3.0%
Local 220,625 55.9% 3.9%
Total 394,607 100.0% 4.6%
Vehicle Miles Traveled - (Millions) - (VM-2) Distribution % of National
Rural 51,827 15.7% 5.5%
Urban 277,707 84.3% 13.6%
Total 329,534 100.0% 11.0%
Vehicle Miles Traveled by Functional System (Millions- VM-2) Distribution % of National
Interstate 85,993 26.1% 11.6%
Other Freeways/Expressways 55,245 16.8% 7.5%
Other Principal Arterial 76,913 23.3% 11.7%
Minor Arterial 59,022 17.9% 11.3%
Major Collector 28,484 8.6% 4.3%
Minor Collector 2,600 0.8% 4.5%
Local 21,277 6.5% 5.2%
Total 329,534 100.0% 11.0%
Driver Licenses (DL-22) Distribution % of National
Male 12,353,744 50.65% 11.76%
Female 12,036,492 49.35% 11.23%
Total 24,390,236 100.00% 11.50%
Motor Fuel Tax Rates (MF-121T) - ($)
Gasoline $0.39
Diesel $0.10
Gasohol $0.39

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 % of National
Autos 13,822,505 49.23% 12.16%
Buses 92,884 0.33% 10.74%
Trucks 13,359,688 47.59% 10.05%
Total 27,275,077
Motorcycles 799,900 2.85% 9.52%
Grand Total 28,074,977 100.00% 10.97%
Fatally Injured in Vehicle Crashes (FI-20) Distribution % of National
Rural 1166 38.87% 6.63%
Urban 1834 61.13% 12.25%
Unknown 0 0.00% 0.00%
Total 3000 100% 9.17%

Highway Finance ($000)

State Funding for Highways (Summary) - SF-21 (000) % of National
Receipts $17,485,773 11.38%
Disbursements $12,145,106 8.33%
State Revenues Used for Highways (SF-1) ($000) % of National
Highway User Revenues $7,703,046 43.57% 12.77%
General Fund Appropriations $1,900,564 10.75% 25.95%
Other State Imposts $640,150 3.62% 7.03%
Miscellaneous $736,644 4.17% 6.00%
Bonds $2,114,585 11.96% 7.89%
Federal payments $3,523,303 19.93% 8.62%
Local Governments and Other $1,059,412 5.99% 31.35%
Total $17,677,704 100.00% 11.04%
State Disbursements for Highways (SF-2) % of National
Capital Outlay $3,273,774 26.54% 4.40%
Maintenance and Services $1,398,147 11.33% 6.35%
Administration and Misc. $882,589 7.15% 10.42%
Highway Law Enforcment & Safety $1,789,723 14.51% 19.01%
Interest $435,995 3.53% 5.51%
Bond Retirement $320,707 2.60% 2.05%
Grants-in-aid to Locals $4,236,102 34.34% 29.66%
Total $12,337,037 100.00% 8.11%
Attributed Federal Trust Fund Receipts - ($000) (Table FE-9) % of National
Highway Account $3,010,709 86.58% 9.46%
Mass Transit Account $466,650 13.42% 10.04%
Total $3,477,359 100.00% 9.54%
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