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Highway Statistics Series

State Statistical Abstracts 2014

PENNSYLVANIA

For more information, see the Highway Statistics series.

Population / Land Area % of National
Total Population (DL-1C - Resident Pop) 12,787,209 4.0%
Total Land Area Square Miles (PS-1) 44,743 1.3%
Motor Fuel Usage (000) Distribution % of National
Gasoline/Gasohol (Table MF-33GA) 4,974,599 75.8% 3.6%
Special Fuel (Table MF-33SF) 1,591,891 24.2% 4.0%
Total Fuel 6,566,490 100.0%
On Highway Gasoline (MF-21 in 000s) 4,940,851 97.9% 3.6%
Off Highway Gasoline (MF-21 in 000s) 107,901 2.1% 3.0%
Public Road Length (Table HM-20) Distribution % of National
Rural 73,918 61.6% 2.5%
Urban 46,121 38.4% 3.8%
Total 120,039 100.0% 2.9%
Public Road Length (Miles) by Functional System (HM-20) Distribution % of National
Interstate 1,868 1.6% 3.9%
Other Freeways & Expressways 862 0.7% 5.0%
Other Principal Arterials 4,399 3.7% 2.8%
Minor Arterial 8,497 7.1% 3.5%
Major Collector 12,596 10.5% 2.3%
Minor Collector 7,252 6.0% 2.7%
Local 84,565 70.4% 2.9%
Total 120,039 100.0% 4.1%
Functional System Lane Length (HM-60) Distribution % of National
Interstate 7,885 3.1% 3.6%
Other Freeways/Expressways 3,524 1.4% 4.6%
Other Principal Arterials 11,981 4.8% 2.6%
Minor Arterial 18,012 7.2% 3.2%
Major Collector 25,344 10.1% 2.3%
Minor Collector 14,505 5.8% 2.7%
Local 169,129 67.5% 2.9%
Total 250,380 100.0% 2.9%
Vehicle Miles Traveled - (Millions) - (VM-2) Distribution % of National
Rural 35,911 36.0% 3.9%
Urban 63,970 64.0% 3.0%
Total 99,881 100.0% 3.3%
Vehicle Miles Traveled by Functional System (Millions- VM-2) Distribution % of National
Interstate 24,785 24.8% 3.3%
Other Freeways/Expressways 8,567 8.6% 1.1%
Other Principal Arterial 19,987 20.0% 3.0%
Minor Arterial 18,599 18.6% 3.5%
Major Collector 11,745 11.8% 1.8%
Minor Collector 2,004 2.0% 3.3%
Local 14,195 14.2% 3.4%
Total 99,882 100.0% 3.3%
Driver Licenses (DL-22) Distribution % of National
Male 4,425,045 49.63% 4.18%
Female 4,490,596 50.37% 4.15%
Total 8,915,641 100.00% 4.16%
Motor Fuel Tax Rates (MF-121T) - ($)
Gasoline $0.31
Diesel $0.38
Gasohol $0.31

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 4,711,119 44.85% 4.14%
Buses 54,766 0.52% 6.28%
Trucks 5,342,557 50.86% 3.90%
Total 10,108,442
Motorcycles 396,315 3.77% 4.71%
Grand Total 10,504,757 100.00% 4.03%
Fatally Injured in Vehicle Crashes (FI-20) Distribution % of National
Rural 606 50.71% 3.66%
Urban 581 48.62% 3.77%
Unknown 8 0.67% 1.11%
Total 1195 100% 3.66%

Highway Finance ($000)

State Funding for Highways (Summary) - SF-21 (000) % of National
Receipts $7,329,476 4.42%
Disbursements $7,428,856 4.74%
Revenues Received by State for Highways (Table SF-1) % of National
Highway User Revenues $3,302,767 40.77% 4.83%
General Fund Appropriations $893,931 11.03% 9.27%
Other State Imposts $20,525 0.25% 0.20%
Miscellaneous $390,147 4.82% 3.85%
Bonds $1,727,102 21.32% 5.62%
Federal payments $1,746,925 21.56% 4.22%
Local Governments and Other $19,689 0.24% 0.62%
Total $8,101,086 100.00% 4.66%
Disbursements Used by States for Highways (Table SF-2) % of National
Capital Outlay $3,871,955 47.22% 4.81%
Maintenance and Services $1,359,673 16.58% 5.80%
Administration and Misc. $542,190 6.61% 6.46%
Highway Law Enforcment & Safety $663,546 8.09% 7.00%
Interest $486,572 5.93% 5.94%
Bond Retirement $953,335 11.63% 4.90%
Grants-in-aid to Locals $323,195 3.94% 2.14%
Total $8,200,466 100.00% 4.98%
Attributed Federal Trust Fund Receipts - FY15 ($000) (Table FE-9) % of National
Highway Account $1,351,928 86.22% 3.78%
Mass Transit Account $216,055 13.78% 3.75%
Total $1,567,983 100.00% 3.78%
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