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Highway Statistics Series

State Statistical Abstracts 2014

WEST VIRGINIA

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Population / Land Area % of National
Total Population (DL-1C - Resident Pop) 1,850,326 0.6%
Total Land Area Square Miles (PS-1) 24,038 0.7%
Motor Fuel Usage (000) Distribution % of National
Gasoline/Gasohol (Table MF-33GA) 818,810 75.0% 0.6%
Special Fuel (Table MF-33SF) 273,509 25.0% 0.7%
Total Fuel 1,092,319 100.0%
On Highway Gasoline (MF-21 in 000s) 823,952 98.6% 0.6%
Off Highway Gasoline (MF-21 in 000s) 12,051 1.4% 0.3%
Public Road Length (Table HM-20) Distribution % of National
Rural 33,045 85.3% 1.1%
Urban 5,715 14.7% 0.5%
Total 38,760 100.0% 0.9%
Public Road Length (Miles) by Functional System (HM-20) Distribution % of National
Interstate 555 1.4% 1.2%
Other Freeways & Expressways 13 0.0% 0.1%
Other Principal Arterials 1,416 3.7% 0.9%
Minor Arterial 2,078 5.4% 0.8%
Major Collector 6,422 16.6% 1.2%
Minor Collector 2,214 5.7% 0.8%
Local 26,062 67.2% 0.9%
Total 38,760 100.0% 1.3%
Functional System Lane Length (HM-60) Distribution % of National
Interstate 2,364 3.0% 1.1%
Other Freeways/Expressways 48 0.1% 0.1%
Other Principal Arterials 3,872 4.8% 0.8%
Minor Arterial 4,233 5.3% 0.8%
Major Collector 12,865 16.1% 1.2%
Minor Collector 4,428 5.5% 0.8%
Local 52,124 65.2% 0.9%
Total 79,934 100.0% 0.9%
Vehicle Miles Traveled - (Millions) - (VM-2) Distribution % of National
Rural 11,175 58.5% 1.2%
Urban 7,943 41.5% 0.4%
Total 19,118 100.0% 0.6%
Vehicle Miles Traveled by Functional System (Millions- VM-2) Distribution % of National
Interstate 5,703 29.8% 0.8%
Other Freeways/Expressways 84 0.4% 0.0%
Other Principal Arterial 4,663 24.4% 0.7%
Minor Arterial 3,575 18.7% 0.7%
Major Collector 3,378 17.7% 0.5%
Minor Collector 384 2.0% 0.6%
Local 1,330 7.0% 0.3%
Total 19,117 100.0% 0.6%
Driver Licenses (DL-22) Distribution % of National
Male 582,047 49.67% 0.55%
Female 589,860 50.33% 0.55%
Total 1,171,907 100.00% 0.55%
Motor Fuel Tax Rates (MF-121T) - ($)
Gasoline $0.35
Diesel $0.35
Gasohol $0.35

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 576,821 37.14% 0.51%
Buses 3,427 0.22% 0.39%
Trucks 915,666 58.95% 0.67%
Total 1,495,914
Motorcycles 57,278 3.69% 0.68%
Grand Total 1,553,192 100.00% 0.60%
Fatally Injured in Vehicle Crashes (FI-20) Distribution % of National
Rural 205 75.37% 1.24%
Urban 67 24.63% 0.44%
Unknown 0 0.00% 0.00%
Total 272 100% 0.83%

Highway Finance ($000)

State Funding for Highways (Summary) - SF-21 (000) % of National
Receipts $1,345,424 0.81%
Disbursements $1,314,915 0.84%
Revenues Received by State for Highways (Table SF-1) % of National
Highway User Revenues $811,645 60.33% 1.19%
General Fund Appropriations $22,639 1.68% 0.23%
Other State Imposts $3,116 0.23% 0.03%
Miscellaneous $25,684 1.91% 0.25%
Bonds $0 0.00% 0.00%
Federal payments $482,026 35.83% 1.16%
Local Governments and Other $314 0.02% 0.01%
Total $1,345,424 100.00% 0.77%
Disbursements Used by States for Highways (Table SF-2) % of National
Capital Outlay $743,532 56.55% 0.92%
Maintenance and Services $323,625 24.61% 1.38%
Administration and Misc. $112,433 8.55% 1.34%
Highway Law Enforcment & Safety $49,353 3.75% 0.52%
Interest $18,684 1.42% 0.23%
Bond Retirement $57,045 4.34% 0.29%
Grants-in-aid to Locals $10,243 0.78% 0.07%
Total $1,314,915 100.00% 0.80%
Attributed Federal Trust Fund Receipts - FY15 ($000) (Table FE-9) % of National
Highway Account $227,797 86.26% 0.64%
Mass Transit Account $36,299 13.74% 0.63%
Total $264,096 100.00% 0.64%
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