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State Statistical Abstracts 2013

West Virginia

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Population / Land Area Distribution % of National
Total Population - (Census) 1,854,304 0.6%
Total Land Area Square Miles (PS-1) 24,078 0.7%
Motor Fuel Usage (000) Distribution % of National
Gasoline/Gasohol (Table MF-33GA) 789,298 73.3% 0.6%
Special Fuel (Table MF-33SF) 287,130 26.7% 0.8%
Total Fuel 1,076,428 100.0%
On Highway Gasoline (MF-21 in 000s) 1,061,807 98.6% 0.6%
Off Highway Gasoline (MF-21 in 000s) 14,621 1.4% 0.4%
Public Road Length (Table HM-20) Distribution % of National
Rural 33,049 85.3% 1.1%
Urban 5,701 14.7% 0.5%
Total 38,750 100.0% 0.9%
Public Road Length (Miles) by Functional System (HM-20) Distribution % of National
Interstate 555 1.4% 1.2%
Other Freeways & Expressways 13 0.0% 0.1%
Other Principal Arterials 1,414 3.6% 0.9%
Minor Arterial 2,071 5.3% 0.8%
Major Collector 6,418 16.6% 1.2%
Minor Collector 2,216 5.7% 0.8%
Local 26,063 67.3% 0.9%
Total 38,750 32.7% 1.4%
Functional System Lane Length (HM-60) Distribution % of National
Interstate 2,363 3.0% 1.1%
Other Freeways/Expressways 47 0.1% 0.1%
Other Principal Arterials 3,850 4.8% 0.8%
Minor Arterial 4,217 5.3% 0.7%
Major Collector 12,856 16.1% 1.2%
Minor Collector 4,433 5.5% 0.8%
Local 52,125 65.2% 0.9%
Total 79,891 100.0% 0.9%
Vehicle Miles Traveled - (Millions) - (VM-2) Distribution % of National
Rural 11,210 58.3% 1.2%
Urban 8,022 41.7% 0.4%
Total 19,232 100.0% 0.6%
Vehicle Miles Traveled by Functional System (Millions- VM-2) Distribution % of National
Interstate 5,894 30.6% 0.8%
Other Freeways/Expressways 80 0.4% 0.0%
Other Principal Arterial 4,523 23.5% 0.7%
Minor Arterial 3,533 18.4% 0.7%
Major Collector 3,333 17.3% 0.5%
Minor Collector 378 2.0% 0.7%
Local 1,493 7.8% 0.4%
Total 19,234 100.0% 0.6%
Driver Licenses (DL-22) Distribution % of National
Male 585,076 49.70% 0.56%
Female 592,060 50.30% 0.55%
Total 1,177,136 100.00% 0.55%
Motor Fuel Tax Rates (MF-121T) - ($)
Gasoline $0.35
Diesel $0.35
Gasohol $0.35

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 541,900 37.29% 0.48%
Buses 4,526 0.31% 0.52%
Trucks 848,948 58.41% 0.64%
Total 1,395,374
Motorcycles 58,021 3.99% 0.69%
Grand Total 1,453,395 100.00% 0.57%
Fatally Injured in Vehicle Crashes (FI-20) Distribution % of National
Rural 241 72.59% 1.37%
Urban 91 27.41% 0.61%
Unknown 0 0.00% 0.00%
Total 332 100% 1.01%

Highway Finance ($000)

State Funding for Highways (Summary) - SF-21 (000) % of National
Receipts $1,298,173 0.84%
Disbursements $1,275,418 0.87%
State Revenues Used for Highways (SF-1) ($000) % of National
Highway User Revenues $754,226 58.10% 1.25%
General Fund Appropriations $20,414 1.57% 0.28%
Other State Imposts $3,315 0.26% 0.04%
Miscellaneous $37,034 2.85% 0.30%
Bonds $0 0.00% 0.00%
Federal payments $482,643 37.18% 1.18%
Local Governments and Other $541 0.04% 0.02%
Total $1,298,173 100.00% 0.81%
State Disbursements for Highways (SF-2) % of National
Capital Outlay $734,790 57.61% 0.99%
Maintenance and Services $295,956 23.20% 1.34%
Administration and Misc. $113,313 8.88% 1.34%
Highway Law Enforcment & Safety $43,853 3.44% 0.47%
Interest $19,962 1.57% 0.25%
Bond Retirement $56,566 4.44% 0.36%
Grants-in-aid to Locals $10,978 0.86% 0.08%
Total $1,275,418 100.00% 0.84%
Attributed Federal Trust Fund Receipts - ($000) (Table FE-9) % of National
Highway Account $215,040 87.75% 0.68%
Mass Transit Account $30,006 12.25% 0.65%
Total $245,046 100.00% 0.67%
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