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State Statistical Abstracts 2015

National Total

For more information, see the Highway Statistics series.

Population / Land Area
Total Population (DL-1C - Resident Pop) 321,418,820
Total Land Area-Square Miles (PS-1) 3,531,905
Motor Fuel Usage (000) % Distribution
Gasoline/Gasohol (Table MF-33GA) 142,100,036 77.8%
Special Fuel (Table MF-33SF) 40,613,161 22.2%
Total Fuel 182,713,197 100.0%
On Highway Gasoline (MF-21 in 000s) 132,242,542 93.6%
Off Highway Gasoline (MF-21 in 000s) 8,981,288 6.4%
Public Road Length (Table HM-20) % Distribution
Rural 2,945,513 70.9%
Urban 1,209,214 29.1%
Total 4,154,727 100.0%
Public Road Miles by Functional System (HM-20) % Distribution
Interstate 48,053 1.2%
Other Freeways & Expressways 17,988 0.4%
Other Principal Arterials 156,476 3.8%
Minor Arterial 246,606 5.9%
Major Collector 539,349 13.0%
Minor Collector 271,879 6.5%
Local 2,874,376 69.2%
Total 4,154,727 100.0%
Functional System Lane Length (Table HM-60) % Distribution
Interstate 222,983 2.6%
Other Freeways/Expressways 79,561 0.9%
Other Principal Arterials 468,315 5.4%
Minor Arterial 570,705 6.5%
Major Collector 1,100,863 12.6%
Minor Collector 545,410 6.2%
Local 5,748,750 65.8%
Total 8,736,587 34.2%

Highway Annual Vehicle Miles (Millions) (VM-2)

Vehicle Miles Traveled - (Rural/Urban in Millions) - (Table VM-2)
Rural 928,906 30.0%
Urban 2,166,468 70.0%
Total 3,095,374 100.0%
Vehicle Miles Traveled by Functional System (Millions- VM-2)
Interstate 776,948 25.1%
Other Freeways/Expressways 270,097 8.7%
Other Principal Arterial 655,322 21.2%
Minor Arterial 540,801 17.5%
Major Collector 357,239 11.5%
Minor Collector 64,875 2.1%
Local 430,092 13.9%
Total 3,095,374 100%
Driver Licenses - (Table DL-22) % Distribution
Male 107,649,686 49.4%
Female 110,434,779 50.6%
Total 218,084,465 100.0%
Motor Fuel Tax Rates (Table MF-121T) - ($) Nationwide Average
Gasoline $0.235
Diesel $0.244
Gasohol $0.235

Tax Rates as of Dec 2015.

NOTE: Tax rates do not include Federal gas tax of 18.4 cents or diesel of 24.4 cents

Vehicle Registrations - (Table MV-1) % Distribution
Autos 112,864,233 42.8%
Buses 888,907 0.3%
Trucks 141,256,143 53.6%
Total 255,009,283
Motorcycles 8,600,936 3.3%
Grand Total 263,610,219 100.0%
Fatally Injured in Vehicle Crashes - (Table FI-20) % Distribution
Rural 17,050 86.0%
Urban #VALUE!
Unknown 2,766 14.0%
Total 19,816 #VALUE!

Highway Finance ($000)

State Funding for Highways (Summary - Table SF-21)
Receipts $0
Disbursements $0
Revenues Received by State for Highways (Table SF-1)
Highway User Revenues $74,133,158 42.1%
General Fund Appropriations $6,866,729 3.9%
Other State Imposts $10,926,206 6.2%
Miscellaneous $12,143,793 6.9%
Bonds $26,822,614 15.3%
Federal payments $40,447,596 23.0%
Local payments $4,542,917 2.6%
Total $175,883,013 100.0%
Disbursements Used by States for Highways (Table SF-2)
Capital Outlay $81,354,909 48.4%
Maintenance and Services $23,766,099 14.1%
Administration and Misc. $9,142,824 5.4%
Highway Law Enforcment & Safety $9,844,799 5.9%
Interest $8,840,568 5.3%
Bond Retirement $19,812,340 11.8%
Grants-in-aid to Locals $15,480,377 9.2%
Total $168,241,916 100.0%
Attributed Federal Trust Fund Receipts - FY15 ($000) (Table FE-9)
Highway Account $35,764,446 86.1%
Mass Transit Account $5,763,416 13.9%
Total $41,527,862 100.0%
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