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Highway Statistics Series

State Statistical Abstracts 2014

ALABAMA

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Population / Land Area % of National
Total Population (DL-1C - Resident Pop) 4,849,377 1.5%
Total Land Area Square Miles (PS-1) 50,645 1.4%
Motor Fuel Usage (000) Distribution % of National
Gasoline/Gasohol (Table MF-33GA) 2,591,750 76.9% 1.9%
Special Fuel (Table MF-33SF) 779,280 23.1% 2.0%
Total Fuel 3,371,030 100.0%
On Highway Gasoline (MF-21 in 000s) 2,576,928 98.0% 1.9%
Off Highway Gasoline (MF-21 in 000s) 53,823 2.0% 1.5%
Public Road Length (Table HM-20) Distribution % of National
Rural 75,754 74.3% 2.5%
Urban 26,263 25.7% 2.2%
Total 102,017 100.0% 2.4%
Public Road Length (Miles) by Functional System (HM-20) Distribution % of National
Interstate 1,001 1.0% 2.1%
Other Freeways & Expressways 30 0.0% 0.2%
Other Principal Arterials 3,320 3.3% 2.1%
Minor Arterial 6,335 6.2% 2.6%
Major Collector 15,855 15.5% 2.9%
Minor Collector 6,820 6.7% 2.6%
Local 68,657 67.3% 2.4%
Total 102,018 100.0% 3.5%
Functional System Lane Length (HM-60) Distribution % of National
Interstate 4,558 2.1% 2.1%
Other Freeways/Expressways 140 0.1% 0.2%
Other Principal Arterials 10,891 5.1% 2.3%
Minor Arterial 14,380 6.7% 2.6%
Major Collector 32,152 15.1% 2.9%
Minor Collector 13,640 6.4% 2.5%
Local 137314 64.4% 2.4%
Total 213,075 100.0% 2.4%
Vehicle Miles Traveled - (Millions) - (VM-2) Distribution % of National
Rural 27,653 42.1% 3.0%
Urban 38,014 57.9% 1.8%
Total 65,667 100.0% 2.2%
Vehicle Miles Traveled by Functional System (Millions- VM-2) Distribution % of National
Interstate 14,223 21.7% 1.9%
Other Freeways/Expressways 471 0.7% 0.1%
Other Principal Arterial 14,549 22.2% 2.2%
Minor Arterial 11,229 17.1% 2.1%
Major Collector 8,409 12.8% 1.3%
Minor Collector 1,376 2.1% 2.2%
Local 15,410 23.5% 3.7%
Total 65,667 100.0% 2.2%
Driver Licenses (DL-22) Distribution % of National
Male 1,887,023 48.62% 1.78%
Female 1,994,519 51.38% 1.84%
Total 3,881,542 100.00% 1.81%
Motor Fuel Tax Rates (MF-121T) - ($)
Gasoline $0.18
Diesel $0.19
Gasohol $0.18

Tax Rates as of Dec 2014.

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 2,524,145 47.03% 2.22%
Buses 5,397 0.10% 0.62%
Trucks 2,721,534 50.71% 1.98%
Total 5,251,076
Motorcycles 115,768 2.16% 1.38%
Grand Total 5,366,844 100.00% 2.06%
Fatally Injured in Vehicle Crashes (FI-20) Distribution % of National
Rural 543 66.22% 3.28%
Urban 272 33.17% 1.77%
Unknown 5 0.61% 0.70%
Total 820 100% 2.51%

Highway Finance ($000)

State Funding for Highways (Summary) - SF-21 (000) % of National
Receipts $1,915,770 1.15%
Disbursements $2,284,776 1.46%
Revenues Received by State for Highways (Table SF-1) % of National
Highway User Revenues $763,857 39.87% 1.12%
General Fund Appropriations $164,930 8.61% 1.71%
Other State Imposts $44,884 2.34% 0.43%
Miscellaneous $7,017 0.37% 0.07%
Bonds $0 0.00% 0.00%
Federal payments $929,975 48.54% 2.25%
Local Governments and Other $5,107 0.27% 0.16%
Total $1,915,770 100.00% 1.10%
Disbursements Used by States for Highways (Table SF-2) % of National
Capital Outlay $1,164,259 50.96% 1.45%
Maintenance and Services $40,278 1.76% 0.17%
Administration and Misc. $214,815 9.40% 2.56%
Highway Law Enforcment & Safety $233,369 10.21% 2.46%
Interest $390,660 17.10% 4.77%
Bond Retirement $22,675 0.99% 0.12%
Grants-in-aid to Locals $218,720 9.57% 1.45%
Total $2,284,776 100.00% 1.39%
Attributed Federal Trust Fund Receipts - FY15 ($000) (Table FE-9) % of National
Highway Account $686,513 86.16% 1.92%
Mass Transit Account $110,292 13.84% 1.91%
Total $796,805 100.00% 1.92%
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