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State Statistical Abstracts 2013

New Jersey

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Population / Land Area Distribution % of National
Total Population - (Census) 8,899,339 2.8%
Total Land Area Square Miles (PS-1) 7,417 0.2%
Motor Fuel Usage (000) Distribution % of National
Gasoline/Gasohol (Table MF-33GA) 3,966,007 83.4% 2.9%
Special Fuel (Table MF-33SF) 789,819 16.6% 2.1%
Total Fuel 4,755,826 100.0%
On Highway Gasoline (MF-21 in 000s) 4,673,059 98.3% 2.8%
Off Highway Gasoline (MF-21 in 000s) 82,767 1.7% 2.2%
Public Road Length (Table HM-20) Distribution % of National
Rural 5,887 15.0% 0.2%
Urban 33,406 85.0% 2.8%
Total 39,293 100.0% 1.0%
Public Road Length (Miles) by Functional System (HM-20) Distribution % of National
Interstate 431 1.1% 0.9%
Other Freeways & Expressways 488 1.2% 3.0%
Other Principal Arterials 1,960 5.0% 1.2%
Minor Arterial 3,943 10.0% 1.6%
Major Collector 3,697 9.4% 0.7%
Minor Collector 739 1.9% 0.3%
Local 28,035 71.3% 1.0%
Total 39,293 28.7% 1.4%
Functional System Lane Length (HM-60) Distribution % of National
Interstate 2,858 3.3% 1.3%
Other Freeways/Expressways 2,584 3.0% 3.5%
Other Principal Arterials 6,294 7.4% 1.3%
Minor Arterial 8,730 10.2% 1.5%
Major Collector 7,520 8.8% 0.7%
Minor Collector 1,502 1.8% 0.3%
Local 56,068 65.5% 1.0%
Total 85,556 100.0% 1.0%
Vehicle Miles Traveled - (Millions) - (VM-2) Distribution % of National
Rural 4,545 6.1% 0.5%
Urban 69,984 93.9% 3.4%
Total 74,529 100.0% 2.5%
Vehicle Miles Traveled by Functional System (Millions- VM-2) Distribution % of National
Interstate 15,232 20.4% 2.1%
Other Freeways/Expressways 13,297 17.8% 1.8%
Other Principal Arterial 17,098 22.9% 2.6%
Minor Arterial 11,878 15.9% 2.3%
Major Collector 5,346 7.2% 0.8%
Minor Collector 998 1.3% 1.7%
Local 10,682 14.3% 2.6%
Total 74,531 100.0% 2.5%
Driver Licenses (DL-22) Distribution % of National
Male 2,984,736 49.08% 2.84%
Female 3,096,650 50.92% 2.89%
Total 6,081,386 100.00% 2.87%
Motor Fuel Tax Rates (MF-121T) - ($)
Gasoline $0.10
Diesel $0.14
Gasohol $0.10

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 3,644,546 51.61% 3.21%
Buses 20,245 0.29% 2.34%
Trucks 3,244,441 45.95% 2.44%
Total 6,909,232
Motorcycles 152,111 2.15% 1.81%
Grand Total 7,061,343 100.00% 2.76%
Fatally Injured in Vehicle Crashes (FI-20) Distribution % of National
Rural 79 14.58% 0.45%
Urban 463 85.42% 3.09%
Unknown 0 0.00% 0.00%
Total 542 100% 1.66%

Highway Finance ($000)

State Funding for Highways (Summary) - SF-21 (000) % of National
Receipts $8,136,482 5.29%
Disbursements $7,492,167 5.14%
State Revenues Used for Highways (SF-1) ($000) % of National
Highway User Revenues $2,966,289 36.46% 4.92%
General Fund Appropriations $0 0.00% 0.00%
Other State Imposts $0 0.00% 0.00%
Miscellaneous $344,175 4.23% 2.80%
Bonds $4,192,490 51.53% 15.64%
Federal payments $629,679 7.74% 1.54%
Local Governments and Other $3,849 0.05% 0.11%
Total $8,136,482 100.00% 5.08%
State Disbursements for Highways (SF-2) % of National
Capital Outlay $2,811,302 37.52% 3.78%
Maintenance and Services $780,218 10.41% 3.54%
Administration and Misc. $150,104 2.00% 1.77%
Highway Law Enforcment & Safety $388,616 5.19% 4.13%
Interest $940,015 12.55% 11.88%
Bond Retirement $2,258,738 30.15% 14.42%
Grants-in-aid to Locals $163,174 2.18% 1.14%
Total $7,492,167 100.00% 4.92%
Attributed Federal Trust Fund Receipts - ($000) (Table FE-9) % of National
Highway Account $848,476 86.59% 2.67%
Mass Transit Account $131,349 13.41% 2.83%
Total $979,825 100.00% 2.69%
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