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State Statistical Abstracts 2013

North Carolina

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Population / Land Area Distribution % of National
Total Population - (Census) 9,848,060 3.1%
Total Land Area Square Miles (PS-1) 48,711 1.4%
Motor Fuel Usage (000) Distribution % of National
Gasoline/Gasohol (Table MF-33GA) 4,348,759 81.6% 3.2%
Special Fuel (Table MF-33SF) 983,484 18.4% 2.6%
Total Fuel 5,332,243 100.0%
On Highway Gasoline (MF-21 in 000s) 5,161,316 97.5% 3.0%
Off Highway Gasoline (MF-21 in 000s) 131,057 2.5% 3.4%
Public Road Length (Table HM-20) Distribution % of National
Rural 68,727 64.7% 2.3%
Urban 37,475 35.3% 3.2%
Total 106,202 100.0% 2.6%
Public Road Length (Miles) by Functional System (HM-20) Distribution % of National
Interstate 1,255 1.2% 2.6%
Other Freeways & Expressways 466 0.4% 2.8%
Other Principal Arterials 3,649 3.4% 2.3%
Minor Arterial 5,903 5.6% 2.4%
Major Collector 10,809 10.2% 2.0%
Minor Collector 6,541 6.2% 2.4%
Local 77,579 73.0% 2.7%
Total 106,202 27.0% 3.7%
Functional System Lane Length (HM-60) Distribution % of National
Interstate 5,864 2.6% 2.7%
Other Freeways/Expressways 1,985 0.9% 2.7%
Other Principal Arterials 12,637 5.6% 2.7%
Minor Arterial 14,243 6.3% 2.5%
Major Collector 22,200 9.9% 2.0%
Minor Collector 13,083 5.8% 2.4%
Local 155,157 68.9% 2.7%
Total 225,169 100.0% 2.6%
Vehicle Miles Traveled - (Millions) - (VM-2) Distribution % of National
Rural 40,610 38.6% 4.3%
Urban 64,602 61.4% 3.2%
Total 105,212 100.0% 3.5%
Vehicle Miles Traveled by Functional System (Millions- VM-2) Distribution % of National
Interstate 22,314 21.2% 3.0%
Other Freeways/Expressways 5,484 5.2% 0.7%
Other Principal Arterial 20,347 19.3% 3.1%
Minor Arterial 17,409 16.5% 3.3%
Major Collector 14,289 13.6% 2.2%
Minor Collector 3,381 3.2% 5.8%
Local 21,988 20.9% 5.3%
Total 105,212 100.0% 3.5%
Driver Licenses (DL-22) Distribution % of National
Male 3,303,029 48.41% 3.15%
Female 3,519,873 51.59% 3.28%
Total 6,822,902 100.00% 3.22%
Motor Fuel Tax Rates (MF-121T) - ($)
Gasoline $0.38
Diesel $0.36
Gasohol $0.38

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 3,495,804 44.74% 3.08%
Buses 31,278 0.40% 3.62%
Trucks 4,091,279 52.36% 3.08%
Total 7,618,361
Motorcycles 195,493 2.50% 2.33%
Grand Total 7,813,854 100.00% 3.05%
Fatally Injured in Vehicle Crashes (FI-20) Distribution % of National
Rural 859 66.64% 4.88%
Urban 425 32.97% 2.84%
Unknown 5 0.39% 3.21%
Total 1289 100% 3.94%

Highway Finance ($000)

State Funding for Highways (Summary) - SF-21 (000) % of National
Receipts $4,278,633 2.78%
Disbursements $4,457,438 3.06%
State Revenues Used for Highways (SF-1) ($000) % of National
Highway User Revenues $2,392,876 55.31% 3.97%
General Fund Appropriations $0 0.00% 0.00%
Other State Imposts $561,920 12.99% 6.17%
Miscellaneous $73,544 1.70% 0.60%
Bonds $47,887 1.11% 0.18%
Federal payments $1,229,210 28.41% 3.01%
Local Governments and Other $21,083 0.49% 0.62%
Total $4,326,520 100.00% 2.70%
State Disbursements for Highways (SF-2) % of National
Capital Outlay $2,641,080 58.62% 3.55%
Maintenance and Services $810,317 17.99% 3.68%
Administration and Misc. $285,668 6.34% 3.37%
Highway Law Enforcment & Safety $375,877 8.34% 3.99%
Interest $105,708 2.35% 1.34%
Bond Retirement $142,243 3.16% 0.91%
Grants-in-aid to Locals $144,432 3.21% 1.01%
Total $4,505,325 100.00% 2.96%
Attributed Federal Trust Fund Receipts - ($000) (Table FE-9) % of National
Highway Account $936,598 86.86% 2.94%
Mass Transit Account $141,666 13.14% 3.05%
Total $1,078,264 100.00% 2.96%
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