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Highway Statistics Series

State Statistical Abstracts 2014

SOUTH CAROLINA

For more information, see the Highway Statistics series.

Population / Land Area % of National
Total Population (DL-1C - Resident Pop) 4,832,482 1.5%
Total Land Area Square Miles (PS-1) 30,061 0.9%
Motor Fuel Usage (000) Distribution % of National
Gasoline/Gasohol (Table MF-33GA) 2,685,929 79.7% 1.9%
Special Fuel (Table MF-33SF) 683,321 20.3% 1.7%
Total Fuel 3,369,250 100.0%
On Highway Gasoline (MF-21 in 000s) 2,644,467 97.4% 1.9%
Off Highway Gasoline (MF-21 in 000s) 70,024 2.6% 2.0%
Public Road Length (Table HM-20) Distribution % of National
Rural 57,896 75.9% 1.9%
Urban 18,405 24.1% 1.5%
Total 76,301 100.0% 1.8%
Public Road Length (Miles) by Functional System (HM-20) Distribution % of National
Interstate 850 1.1% 1.8%
Other Freeways & Expressways 129 0.2% 0.7%
Other Principal Arterials 2,611 3.4% 1.7%
Minor Arterial 4,756 6.2% 1.9%
Major Collector 12,845 16.8% 2.4%
Minor Collector 2,118 2.8% 0.8%
Local 52,992 69.5% 1.8%
Total 76,301 100.0% 2.6%
Functional System Lane Length (HM-60) Distribution % of National
Interstate 3,799 2.4% 1.7%
Other Freeways/Expressways 504 0.3% 0.7%
Other Principal Arterials 8,652 5.4% 1.9%
Minor Arterial 11,150 7.0% 2.0%
Major Collector 26,034 16.2% 2.4%
Minor Collector 4,234 2.6% 0.8%
Local 105,986 66.1% 1.8%
Total 160,359 100.0% 1.8%
Vehicle Miles Traveled - (Millions) - (VM-2) Distribution % of National
Rural 22,636 45.3% 2.5%
Urban 27,295 54.7% 1.3%
Total 49,931 100.0% 1.7%
Vehicle Miles Traveled by Functional System (Millions- VM-2) Distribution % of National
Interstate 14,224 28.5% 1.9%
Other Freeways/Expressways 902 1.8% 0.1%
Other Principal Arterial 11,378 22.8% 1.7%
Minor Arterial 10,333 20.7% 1.9%
Major Collector 7,854 15.7% 1.2%
Minor Collector 272 0.5% 0.4%
Local 4,968 9.9% 1.2%
Total 49,931 100.0% 1.7%
Driver Licenses (DL-22) Distribution % of National
Male 1,737,987 48.04% 1.64%
Female 1,879,548 51.96% 1.74%
Total 3,617,535 100.00% 1.69%
Motor Fuel Tax Rates (MF-121T) - ($)
Gasoline $0.16
Diesel $0.16
Gasohol $0.16

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 1,754,081 43.66% 1.54%
Buses 17,858 0.44% 2.05%
Trucks 2,131,005 53.04% 1.55%
Total 3,902,944
Motorcycles 114,667 2.85% 1.36%
Grand Total 4,017,611 100.00% 1.54%
Fatally Injured in Vehicle Crashes (FI-20) Distribution % of National
Rural 622 75.49% 3.76%
Urban 142 17.23% 0.92%
Unknown 60 7.28% 8.34%
Total 824 100% 2.52%

Highway Finance ($000)

State Funding for Highways (Summary) - SF-21 (000) % of National
Receipts $1,670,488 1.01%
Disbursements $1,864,286 1.19%
Revenues Received by State for Highways (Table SF-1) % of National
Highway User Revenues $779,399 46.66% 1.14%
General Fund Appropriations $102,456 6.13% 1.06%
Other State Imposts $3,210 0.19% 0.03%
Miscellaneous $19,571 1.17% 0.19%
Bonds $101,172 6.06% 0.33%
Federal payments $634,016 37.95% 1.53%
Local Governments and Other $30,664 1.84% 0.97%
Total $1,670,488 100.00% 0.96%
Disbursements Used by States for Highways (Table SF-2) % of National
Capital Outlay $958,600 51.42% 1.19%
Maintenance and Services $464,502 24.92% 1.98%
Administration and Misc. $121,656 6.53% 1.45%
Highway Law Enforcment & Safety $121,988 6.54% 1.29%
Interest $50,405 2.70% 0.62%
Bond Retirement $145,540 7.81% 0.75%
Grants-in-aid to Locals $1,595 0.09% 0.01%
Total $1,864,286 100.00% 1.13%
Attributed Federal Trust Fund Receipts - FY15 ($000) (Table FE-9) % of National
Highway Account $662,703 86.00% 1.85%
Mass Transit Account $107,839 14.00% 1.87%
Total $770,542 100.00% 1.86%
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