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State Statistical Abstracts 2013

Pennsylvania

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Population / Land Area Distribution % of National
Total Population - (Census) 12,773,801 4.0%
Total Land Area Square Miles (PS-1) 44,817 1.3%
Motor Fuel Usage (000) Distribution % of National
Gasoline/Gasohol (Table MF-33GA) 5,023,844 76.4% 3.7%
Special Fuel (Table MF-33SF) 1,548,170 23.6% 4.0%
Total Fuel 6,572,014 100.0%
On Highway Gasoline (MF-21 in 000s) 6,416,147 98.1% 3.8%
Off Highway Gasoline (MF-21 in 000s) 126,100 1.9% 3.3%
Public Road Length (Table HM-20) Distribution % of National
Rural 73,870 61.6% 2.5%
Urban 46,066 38.4% 3.9%
Total 119,936 100.0% 2.9%
Public Road Length (Miles) by Functional System (HM-20) Distribution % of National
Interstate 1,857 1.5% 3.9%
Other Freeways & Expressways 857 0.7% 5.2%
Other Principal Arterials 4,409 3.7% 2.8%
Minor Arterial 8,496 7.1% 3.5%
Major Collector 12,592 10.5% 2.3%
Minor Collector 7,255 6.0% 2.7%
Local 84,470 70.4% 3.0%
Total 119,936 29.6% 4.2%
Functional System Lane Length (HM-60) Distribution % of National
Interstate 7,850 3.1% 3.6%
Other Freeways/Expressways 3,510 1.4% 4.8%
Other Principal Arterials 12,010 4.8% 2.5%
Minor Arterial 18,025 7.2% 3.2%
Major Collector 25,354 10.1% 2.3%
Minor Collector 14,511 5.8% 2.7%
Local 168,940 67.5% 3.0%
Total 250,200 100.0% 2.9%
Vehicle Miles Traveled - (Millions) - (VM-2) Distribution % of National
Rural 35,310 35.8% 3.7%
Urban 63,318 64.2% 3.1%
Total 98,628 100.0% 3.3%
Vehicle Miles Traveled by Functional System (Millions- VM-2) Distribution % of National
Interstate 23,281 23.6% 3.1%
Other Freeways/Expressways 8,393 8.5% 1.1%
Other Principal Arterial 19,950 20.2% 3.0%
Minor Arterial 18,834 19.1% 3.6%
Major Collector 11,868 12.0% 1.8%
Minor Collector 2,030 2.1% 3.5%
Local 14,273 14.5% 3.5%
Total 98,629 100.0% 3.3%
Driver Licenses (DL-22) Distribution % of National
Male 4,417,549 49.65% 4.21%
Female 4,479,041 50.35% 4.18%
Total 8,896,590 100.00% 4.19%
Motor Fuel Tax Rates (MF-121T) - ($)
Gasoline $0.31
Diesel $0.38
Gasohol $0.31

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 4,809,900 45.98% 4.23%
Buses 54,503 0.52% 6.30%
Trucks 5,195,797 49.67% 3.91%
Total 10,060,200
Motorcycles 400,908 3.83% 4.77%
Grand Total 10,461,108 100.00% 4.09%
Fatally Injured in Vehicle Crashes (FI-20) Distribution % of National
Rural 629 52.07% 3.58%
Urban 579 47.93% 3.87%
Unknown 0 0.00% 0.00%
Total 1208 100% 3.69%

Highway Finance ($000)

State Funding for Highways (Summary) - SF-21 (000) % of National
Receipts $7,390,420 4.81%
Disbursements $7,064,723 4.85%
State Revenues Used for Highways (SF-1) ($000) % of National
Highway User Revenues $2,971,654 39.83% 4.92%
General Fund Appropriations $762,387 10.22% 10.41%
Other State Imposts $36,068 0.48% 0.40%
Miscellaneous $602,153 8.07% 4.91%
Bonds $1,463,384 19.62% 5.46%
Federal payments $1,609,439 21.57% 3.94%
Local Governments and Other $14,860 0.20% 0.44%
Total $7,459,945 100.00% 4.66%
State Disbursements for Highways (SF-2) % of National
Capital Outlay $3,187,057 44.67% 4.28%
Maintenance and Services $1,438,550 20.16% 6.53%
Administration and Misc. $514,749 7.22% 6.08%
Highway Law Enforcment & Safety $628,457 8.81% 6.68%
Interest $455,626 6.39% 5.76%
Bond Retirement $599,811 8.41% 3.83%
Grants-in-aid to Locals $309,998 4.35% 2.17%
Total $7,134,248 100.00% 4.69%
Attributed Federal Trust Fund Receipts - ($000) (Table FE-9) % of National
Highway Account $1,234,834 87.43% 3.88%
Mass Transit Account $177,615 12.57% 3.82%
Total $1,412,449 100.00% 3.87%
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