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State Statistical Abstracts 2013

Massachusetts

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Population / Land Area Distribution % of National
Total Population - (Census) 6,692,824 2.1%
Total Land Area Square Miles (PS-1) 7,840 0.2%
Motor Fuel Usage (000) Distribution % of National
Gasoline/Gasohol (Table MF-33GA) 2,742,264 87.1% 2.0%
Special Fuel (Table MF-33SF) 406,023 12.9% 1.1%
Total Fuel 3,148,287 100.0%
On Highway Gasoline (MF-21 in 000s) 3,185,888 98.1% 1.9%
Off Highway Gasoline (MF-21 in 000s) 60,062 1.9% 1.6%
Public Road Length (Table HM-20) Distribution % of National
Rural 6,165 17.0% 0.2%
Urban 30,205 83.0% 2.6%
Total 36,370 100.0% 0.9%
Public Road Length (Miles) by Functional System (HM-20) Distribution % of National
Interstate 575 1.6% 1.2%
Other Freeways & Expressways 345 0.9% 2.1%
Other Principal Arterials 2,072 5.7% 1.3%
Minor Arterial 4,350 12.0% 1.8%
Major Collector 3,933 10.8% 0.7%
Minor Collector 617 1.7% 0.2%
Local 24,478 67.3% 0.9%
Total 36,370 32.7% 1.3%
Functional System Lane Length (HM-60) Distribution % of National
Interstate 3,212 4.2% 1.5%
Other Freeways/Expressways 1,413 1.8% 1.9%
Other Principal Arterials 5,140 6.7% 1.1%
Minor Arterial 9,069 11.8% 1.6%
Major Collector 7,828 10.2% 0.7%
Minor Collector 1,234 1.6% 0.2%
Local 48,955 63.7% 0.9%
Total 76,851 100.0% 0.9%
Vehicle Miles Traveled - (Millions) - (VM-2) Distribution % of National
Rural 2,586 4.6% 0.3%
Urban 53,725 95.4% 2.6%
Total 56,311 100.0% 1.9%
Vehicle Miles Traveled by Functional System (Millions- VM-2) Distribution % of National
Interstate 16,863 29.9% 2.3%
Other Freeways/Expressways 5,862 10.4% 0.8%
Other Principal Arterial 11,547 20.5% 1.8%
Minor Arterial 9,919 17.6% 1.9%
Major Collector 3,533 6.3% 0.5%
Minor Collector 124 0.2% 0.2%
Local 8,464 15.0% 2.1%
Total 56,312 100.0% 1.9%
Driver Licenses (DL-22) Distribution % of National
Male 2,357,610 49.47% 2.25%
Female 2,407,976 50.53% 2.25%
Total 4,765,586 100.00% 2.25%
Motor Fuel Tax Rates (MF-121T) - ($)
Gasoline $0.24
Diesel $0.24
Gasohol $0.24

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 2,510,780 50.36% 2.21%
Buses 11,049 0.22% 1.28%
Trucks 2,338,497 46.91% 1.76%
Total 4,860,326
Motorcycles 125,122 2.51% 1.49%
Grand Total 4,985,448 100.00% 1.95%
Fatally Injured in Vehicle Crashes (FI-20) Distribution % of National
Rural 46 14.11% 0.26%
Urban 278 85.28% 1.86%
Unknown 2 0.61% 1.28%
Total 326 100% 1.00%

Highway Finance ($000)

State Funding for Highways (Summary) - SF-21 (000) % of National
Receipts $3,290,892 2.14%
Disbursements $2,923,022 2.01%
State Revenues Used for Highways (SF-1) ($000) % of National
Highway User Revenues $760,061 23.10% 1.26%
General Fund Appropriations $407,635 12.39% 5.56%
Other State Imposts $617,205 18.75% 6.78%
Miscellaneous $290,765 8.84% 2.37%
Bonds $684,681 20.81% 2.55%
Federal payments $530,545 16.12% 1.30%
Local Governments and Other 0.00% 0.00%
Total $3,290,892 100.00% 2.06%
State Disbursements for Highways (SF-2) % of National
Capital Outlay $1,345,806 46.04% 1.81%
Maintenance and Services $286,495 9.80% 1.30%
Administration and Misc. $274,098 9.38% 3.24%
Highway Law Enforcment & Safety $203,205 6.95% 2.16%
Interest $349,534 11.96% 4.42%
Bond Retirement $295,437 10.11% 1.89%
Grants-in-aid to Locals $168,447 5.76% 1.18%
Total $2,923,022 100.00% 1.92%
Attributed Federal Trust Fund Receipts - ($000) (Table FE-9) % of National
Highway Account $532,401 86.13% 1.67%
Mass Transit Account $85,762 13.87% 1.85%
Total $618,163 100.00% 1.70%
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