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Highway Statistics Series

State Statistical Abstracts 2014

IOWA

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Population / Land Area % of National
Total Population (DL-1C - Resident Pop) 3,107,126 1.0%
Total Land Area Square Miles (PS-1) 55,857 1.6%
Motor Fuel Usage (000) Distribution % of National
Gasoline/Gasohol (Table MF-33GA) 1,677,592 71.0% 1.2%
Special Fuel (Table MF-33SF) 685,039 29.0% 1.7%
Total Fuel 2,362,631 100.0%
On Highway Gasoline (MF-21 in 000s) 1,570,178 91.9% 1.2%
Off Highway Gasoline (MF-21 in 000s) 138,694 8.1% 3.9%
Public Road Length (Table HM-20) Distribution % of National
Rural 101,769 89.1% 3.4%
Urban 12,404 10.9% 1.0%
Total 114,173 100.0% 2.7%
Public Road Length (Miles) by Functional System (HM-20) Distribution % of National
Interstate 791 0.7% 1.7%
Other Freeways & Expressways 0 0.0% 0.0%
Other Principal Arterials 4,208 3.7% 2.7%
Minor Arterial 5,466 4.8% 2.2%
Major Collector 15,407 13.5% 2.9%
Minor Collector 16,035 14.0% 6.0%
Local 72,266 63.3% 2.5%
Total 114,173 100.0% 3.9%
Functional System Lane Length (HM-60) Distribution % of National
Interstate 3,278 1.4% 1.5%
Other Freeways/Expressways 0 0.0% 0.0%
Other Principal Arterials 11,544 4.9% 2.5%
Minor Arterial 11,718 5.0% 2.1%
Major Collector 30,931 13.2% 2.8%
Minor Collector 32,070 13.7% 5.9%
Local 144,532 61.7% 2.5%
Total 234,073 100.0% 2.7%
Vehicle Miles Traveled - (Millions) - (VM-2) Distribution % of National
Rural 18,484 58.8% 2.0%
Urban 12,930 41.2% 0.6%
Total 31,414 100.0% 1.0%
Vehicle Miles Traveled by Functional System (Millions- VM-2) Distribution % of National
Interstate 7,797 24.8% 1.0%
Other Freeways/Expressways 0 0.0% 0.0%
Other Principal Arterial 9,434 30.0% 1.4%
Minor Arterial 5,761 18.3% 1.1%
Major Collector 4,330 13.8% 0.7%
Minor Collector 815 2.6% 1.3%
Local 3,277 10.4% 0.8%
Total 31,414 100.0% 1.0%
Driver Licenses (DL-22) Distribution % of National
Male 1,103,271 49.52% 1.04%
Female 1,124,679 50.48% 1.04%
Total 2,227,950 100.00% 1.04%
Motor Fuel Tax Rates (MF-121T) - ($)
Gasoline $0.21
Diesel $0.23
Gasohol $0.19

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 1,349,293 37.52% 1.18%
Buses 8,840 0.25% 1.01%
Trucks 2,051,146 57.03% 1.50%
Total 3,409,279
Motorcycles 187,251 5.21% 2.22%
Grand Total 3,596,530 100.00% 1.38%
Fatally Injured in Vehicle Crashes (FI-20) Distribution % of National
Rural 254 79.13% 1.53%
Urban 67 20.87% 0.44%
Unknown 0 0.00% 0.00%
Total 321 100% 0.98%

Highway Finance ($000)

State Funding for Highways (Summary) - SF-21 (000) % of National
Receipts $1,992,044 1.20%
Disbursements $2,024,650 1.29%
Revenues Received by State for Highways (Table SF-1) % of National
Highway User Revenues $1,309,829 65.75% 1.91%
General Fund Appropriations $55,618 2.79% 0.58%
Other State Imposts $30,313 1.52% 0.29%
Miscellaneous $6,142 0.31% 0.06%
Bonds $0 0.00% 0.00%
Federal payments $590,142 29.62% 1.42%
Local Governments and Other $0 0.00% 0.00%
Total $1,992,044 100.00% 1.15%
Disbursements Used by States for Highways (Table SF-2) % of National
Capital Outlay $869,593 42.95% 1.08%
Maintenance and Services $210,115 10.38% 0.90%
Administration and Misc. $127,664 6.31% 1.52%
Highway Law Enforcment & Safety $127,106 6.28% 1.34%
Interest $0 0.00% 0.00%
Bond Retirement $0 0.00% 0.00%
Grants-in-aid to Locals $690,172 34.09% 4.56%
Total $2,024,650 100.00% 1.23%
Attributed Federal Trust Fund Receipts - FY15 ($000) (Table FE-9) % of National
Highway Account $495,109 86.53% 1.38%
Mass Transit Account $77,093 13.47% 1.34%
Total $572,202 100.00% 1.38%
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