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Highway Statistics Series

State Statistical Abstracts 2014

TENNESSEE

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Population / Land Area % of National
Total Population (DL-1C - Resident Pop) 6,549,352 2.1%
Total Land Area Square Miles (PS-1) 41,235 1.2%
Motor Fuel Usage (000) Distribution % of National
Gasoline/Gasohol (Table MF-33GA) 3,231,152 77.7% 2.3%
Special Fuel (Table MF-33SF) 929,241 22.3% 2.3%
Total Fuel 4,160,393 100.0%
On Highway Gasoline (MF-21 in 000s) 3,225,836 98.4% 2.4%
Off Highway Gasoline (MF-21 in 000s) 53,400 1.6% 1.5%
Public Road Length (Table HM-20) Distribution % of National
Rural 66,054 69.1% 2.2%
Urban 29,507 30.9% 2.5%
Total 95,561 100.0% 2.3%
Public Road Length (Miles) by Functional System (HM-20) Distribution % of National
Interstate 1,104 1.2% 2.3%
Other Freeways & Expressways 158 0.2% 0.9%
Other Principal Arterials 3,481 3.6% 2.2%
Minor Arterial 5,672 5.9% 2.3%
Major Collector 7,445 7.8% 1.4%
Minor Collector 10,545 11.0% 3.9%
Local 67,156 70.3% 2.3%
Total 95,561 100.0% 3.3%
Functional System Lane Length (HM-60) Distribution % of National
Interstate 5,165 2.6% 2.3%
Other Freeways/Expressways 710 0.4% 0.9%
Other Principal Arterials 12,046 6.0% 2.6%
Minor Arterial 13,744 6.8% 2.4%
Major Collector 15,244 7.5% 1.4%
Minor Collector 21,089 10.4% 3.9%
Local 134,312 66.4% 2.3%
Total 202,310 100.0% 2.3%
Vehicle Miles Traveled - (Millions) - (VM-2) Distribution % of National
Rural 25,376 35.1% 2.8%
Urban 46,960 64.9% 2.2%
Total 72,336 100.0% 2.4%
Vehicle Miles Traveled by Functional System (Millions- VM-2) Distribution % of National
Interstate 20,846 28.8% 2.8%
Other Freeways/Expressways 2,170 3.0% 0.3%
Other Principal Arterial 16,594 22.9% 2.5%
Minor Arterial 13,154 18.2% 2.5%
Major Collector 6,165 8.5% 0.9%
Minor Collector 2,688 3.7% 4.4%
Local 10,719 14.8% 2.5%
Total 72,336 100.0% 2.4%
Driver Licenses (DL-22) Distribution % of National
Male 2,216,142 48.04% 2.09%
Female 2,397,024 51.96% 2.22%
Total 4,613,166 100.00% 2.15%
Motor Fuel Tax Rates (MF-121T) - ($)
Gasoline $0.20
Diesel $0.17
Gasohol $0.20

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 2,273,513 41.37% 2.00%
Buses 26,029 0.47% 2.98%
Trucks 3,031,395 55.16% 2.21%
Total 5,330,937
Motorcycles 164,710 3.00% 1.96%
Grand Total 5,495,647 100.00% 2.11%
Fatally Injured in Vehicle Crashes (FI-20) Distribution % of National
Rural 452 46.99% 2.73%
Urban 509 52.91% 3.31%
Unknown 1 0.10% 0.14%
Total 962 100% 2.94%

Highway Finance ($000)

State Funding for Highways (Summary) - SF-21 (000) % of National
Receipts $2,055,412 1.24%
Disbursements $1,987,379 1.27%
Revenues Received by State for Highways (Table SF-1) % of National
Highway User Revenues $939,680 45.72% 1.37%
General Fund Appropriations $0 0.00% 0.00%
Other State Imposts $59,831 2.91% 0.58%
Miscellaneous $31,957 1.55% 0.32%
Bonds $0 0.00% 0.00%
Federal payments $986,332 47.99% 2.38%
Local Governments and Other $37,612 1.83% 1.19%
Total $2,055,412 100.00% 1.18%
Disbursements Used by States for Highways (Table SF-2) % of National
Capital Outlay $1,145,043 57.62% 1.42%
Maintenance and Services $335,834 16.90% 1.43%
Administration and Misc. $181,800 9.15% 2.16%
Highway Law Enforcment & Safety $33,502 1.69% 0.35%
Interest $0 0.00% 0.00%
Bond Retirement $0 0.00% 0.00%
Grants-in-aid to Locals $291,200 14.65% 1.92%
Total $1,987,379 100.00% 1.21%
Attributed Federal Trust Fund Receipts - FY15 ($000) (Table FE-9) % of National
Highway Account $842,337 86.11% 2.36%
Mass Transit Account $135,862 13.89% 2.36%
Total $978,199 100.00% 2.36%
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