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State Statistical Abstracts 2013

South Carolina

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Population / Land Area Distribution % of National
Total Population - (Census) 4,774,839 1.5%
Total Land Area Square Miles (PS-1) 30,110 0.9%
Motor Fuel Usage (000) Distribution % of National
Gasoline/Gasohol (Table MF-33GA) 2,664,774 77.6% 2.0%
Special Fuel (Table MF-33SF) 768,986 22.4% 2.0%
Total Fuel 3,433,760 100.0%
On Highway Gasoline (MF-21 in 000s) 3,365,916 98.0% 2.0%
Off Highway Gasoline (MF-21 in 000s) 67,845 2.0% 1.8%
Public Road Length (Table HM-20) Distribution % of National
Rural 49,606 74.9% 1.7%
Urban 16,626 25.1% 1.4%
Total 66,232 100.0% 1.6%
Public Road Length (Miles) by Functional System (HM-20) Distribution % of National
Interstate 851 1.3% 1.8%
Other Freeways & Expressways 81 0.1% 0.5%
Other Principal Arterials 2,659 4.0% 1.7%
Minor Arterial 4,492 6.8% 1.8%
Major Collector 12,936 19.5% 2.4%
Minor Collector 2,153 3.3% 0.8%
Local 43,060 65.0% 1.5%
Total 66,232 35.0% 2.3%
Functional System Lane Length (HM-60) Distribution % of National
Interstate 3,799 2.7% 1.7%
Other Freeways/Expressways 328 0.2% 0.4%
Other Principal Arterials 8,814 6.3% 1.9%
Minor Arterial 10,492 7.5% 1.9%
Major Collector 26,247 18.7% 2.4%
Minor Collector 4,307 3.1% 0.8%
Local 86,119 61.5% 1.5%
Total 140,106 100.0% 1.6%
Vehicle Miles Traveled - (Millions) - (VM-2) Distribution % of National
Rural 23,421 47.8% 2.5%
Urban 25,565 52.2% 1.2%
Total 48,986 100.0% 1.6%
Vehicle Miles Traveled by Functional System (Millions- VM-2) Distribution % of National
Interstate 13,839 28.2% 1.9%
Other Freeways/Expressways 833 1.7% 0.1%
Other Principal Arterial 11,812 24.1% 1.8%
Minor Arterial 9,492 19.4% 1.8%
Major Collector 8,241 16.8% 1.3%
Minor Collector 279 0.6% 0.5%
Local 4,492 9.2% 1.1%
Total 48,988 100.0% 1.6%
Driver Licenses (DL-22) Distribution % of National
Male 1,698,898 48.04% 1.62%
Female 1,837,506 51.96% 1.71%
Total 3,536,404 100.00% 1.67%
Motor Fuel Tax Rates (MF-121T) - ($)
Gasoline $0.16
Diesel $0.16
Gasohol $0.16

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 1,750,642 43.91% 1.54%
Buses 18,080 0.45% 2.09%
Trucks 2,104,537 52.79% 1.58%
Total 3,873,259
Motorcycles 113,315 2.84% 1.35%
Grand Total 3,986,574 100.00% 1.56%
Fatally Injured in Vehicle Crashes (FI-20) Distribution % of National
Rural 574 74.84% 3.26%
Urban 150 19.56% 1.00%
Unknown 43 5.61% 27.56%
Total 767 100% 2.34%

Highway Finance ($000)

State Funding for Highways (Summary) - SF-21 (000) % of National
Receipts $1,410,664 0.92%
Disbursements $1,522,617 1.04%
State Revenues Used for Highways (SF-1) ($000) % of National
Highway User Revenues $742,331 52.62% 1.23%
General Fund Appropriations $57 0.00% 0.00%
Other State Imposts $2,546 0.18% 0.03%
Miscellaneous $7,655 0.54% 0.06%
Bonds $0 0.00% 0.00%
Federal payments $626,042 44.38% 1.53%
Local Governments and Other $32,033 2.27% 0.95%
Total $1,410,664 100.00% 0.88%
State Disbursements for Highways (SF-2) % of National
Capital Outlay $861,775 56.60% 1.16%
Maintenance and Services $364,378 23.93% 1.65%
Administration and Misc. $101,980 6.70% 1.20%
Highway Law Enforcment & Safety $127,199 8.35% 1.35%
Interest $17,475 1.15% 0.22%
Bond Retirement $48,200 3.17% 0.31%
Grants-in-aid to Locals $1,610 0.11% 0.01%
Total $1,522,617 100.00% 1.00%
Attributed Federal Trust Fund Receipts - ($000) (Table FE-9) % of National
Highway Account $600,695 87.07% 1.89%
Mass Transit Account $89,199 12.93% 1.92%
Total $689,894 100.00% 1.89%
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