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State Statistical Abstracts 2013

Louisiana

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Population / Land Area Distribution % of National
Total Population - (Census) 4,625,470 1.5%
Total Land Area Square Miles (PS-1) 43,562 1.2%
Motor Fuel Usage (000) Distribution % of National
Gasoline/Gasohol (Table MF-33GA) 2,302,007 77.2% 1.7%
Special Fuel (Table MF-33SF) 680,070 22.8% 1.8%
Total Fuel 2,982,077 100.0%
On Highway Gasoline (MF-21 in 000s) 2,871,635 97.0% 1.7%
Off Highway Gasoline (MF-21 in 000s) 87,422 3.0% 2.3%
Public Road Length (Table HM-20) Distribution % of National
Rural 44,018 71.7% 1.5%
Urban 17,409 28.3% 1.5%
Total 61,427 100.0% 1.5%
Public Road Length (Miles) by Functional System (HM-20) Distribution % of National
Interstate 926 1.5% 1.9%
Other Freeways & Expressways 53 0.1% 0.3%
Other Principal Arterials 2,109 3.4% 1.3%
Minor Arterial 3,523 5.7% 1.4%
Major Collector 6,827 11.1% 1.3%
Minor Collector 3,146 5.1% 1.2%
Local 44,843 73.0% 1.6%
Total 61,427 27.0% 2.2%
Functional System Lane Length (HM-60) Distribution % of National
Interstate 3,960 3.0% 1.8%
Other Freeways/Expressways 247 0.2% 0.3%
Other Principal Arterials 7,226 5.6% 1.5%
Minor Arterial 8,435 6.5% 1.5%
Major Collector 14,189 10.9% 1.3%
Minor Collector 6,292 4.8% 1.2%
Local 89,689 69.0% 1.6%
Total 130,038 100.0% 1.5%
Vehicle Miles Traveled - (Millions) - (VM-2) Distribution % of National
Rural 19,790 41.4% 2.1%
Urban 27,968 58.6% 1.4%
Total 47,758 100.0% 1.6%
Vehicle Miles Traveled by Functional System (Millions- VM-2) Distribution % of National
Interstate 13,805 28.9% 1.9%
Other Freeways/Expressways 896 1.9% 0.1%
Other Principal Arterial 11,152 23.4% 1.7%
Minor Arterial 9,174 19.2% 1.8%
Major Collector 7,055 14.8% 1.1%
Minor Collector 1,421 3.0% 2.4%
Local 4,256 8.9% 1.0%
Total 47,759 100.0% 1.6%
Driver Licenses (DL-22) Distribution % of National
Male 1,580,313 48.21% 1.50%
Female 1,697,830 51.79% 1.58%
Total 3,278,143 100.00% 1.55%
Motor Fuel Tax Rates (MF-121T) - ($)
Gasoline $0.20
Diesel $0.20
Gasohol $0.20

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 1,506,504 38.07% 1.33%
Buses 28,975 0.73% 3.35%
Trucks 2,307,917 58.32% 1.74%
Total 3,843,396
Motorcycles 113,778 2.88% 1.35%
Grand Total 3,957,174 100.00% 1.55%
Fatally Injured in Vehicle Crashes (FI-20) Distribution % of National
Rural 340 48.36% 1.93%
Urban 361 51.35% 2.41%
Unknown 2 0.28% 1.28%
Total 703 100% 2.15%

Highway Finance ($000)

State Funding for Highways (Summary) - SF-21 (000) % of National
Receipts $2,329,412 1.52%
Disbursements $1,599,318 1.10%
State Revenues Used for Highways (SF-1) ($000) % of National
Highway User Revenues $771,799 27.47% 1.28%
General Fund Appropriations $257,964 9.18% 3.52%
Other State Imposts $54,051 1.92% 0.59%
Miscellaneous $147,566 5.25% 1.20%
Bonds $718,550 25.58% 2.68%
Federal payments $857,156 30.51% 2.10%
Local Governments and Other $2,145 0.08% 0.06%
Total $2,809,231 100.00% 1.75%
State Disbursements for Highways (SF-2) % of National
Capital Outlay $1,104,146 53.11% 1.48%
Maintenance and Services $134,300 6.46% 0.61%
Administration and Misc. $97,353 4.68% 1.15%
Highway Law Enforcment & Safety $97,183 4.67% 1.03%
Interest $134,130 6.45% 1.70%
Bond Retirement $510,392 24.55% 3.26%
Grants-in-aid to Locals $1,633 0.08% 0.01%
Total $2,079,137 100.00% 1.37%
Attributed Federal Trust Fund Receipts - ($000) (Table FE-9) % of National
Highway Account $544,314 87.43% 1.71%
Mass Transit Account $78,272 12.57% 1.68%
Total $622,586 100.00% 1.71%
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