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State Statistical Abstracts 2015

ALABAMA

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Population / Land Area % of National
Total Population (DL-1C - Resident Pop) 4,858,979 1.5%
Total Land Area Square Miles (PS-1) 50,645 1.4%
Motor Fuel Usage (000) Distribution % of National
Gasoline/Gasohol (Table MF-33GA) 2,693,622 76.5% 1.9%
Special Fuel (Table MF-33SF) 828,453 23.5% 2.0%
Total Fuel 3,522,075 100.0%
On Highway Gasoline (MF-21 in 000s) 2,504,176 93.0% 1.9%
Off Highway Gasoline (MF-21 in 000s) 189,445 7.0% 2.1%
Public Road Length (Table HM-20) Distribution % of National
Rural 75,788 74.3% 2.6%
Urban 26,232 25.7% 2.2%
Total 102,020 100.0% 2.5%
Public Road Length (Miles) by Functional System (HM-20) Distribution % of National
Interstate 1,001 1.0% 2.1%
Other Freeways & Expressways 27 0.0% 0.2%
Other Principal Arterials 3,333 3.3% 2.1%
Minor Arterial 6,360 6.2% 2.6%
Major Collector 15,823 15.5% 2.9%
Minor Collector 6,822 6.7% 2.5%
Local 68,654 67.3% 2.4%
Total 102,020 100.0% 3.5%
Functional System Lane Length (HM-60) Distribution % of National
Interstate 4,558 2.1% 2.0%
Other Freeways/Expressways 127 0.1% 0.2%
Other Principal Arterials 10,951 5.1% 2.3%
Minor Arterial 14,470 6.8% 2.5%
Major Collector 32,069 15.0% 2.9%
Minor Collector 13,644 6.4% 2.5%
Local 137309 64.4% 2.4%
Total 213,128 100.0% 2.4%
Vehicle Miles Traveled - (Millions) - (VM-2) Distribution % of National
Rural 28,283 42.1% 3.0%
Urban 38,974 57.9% 1.8%
Total 67,257 100.0% 2.2%
Travel Vehicle Miles by Functional System (Millions- VM-2) Distribution % of National
Interstate 14,748 21.9% 1.9%
Other Freeways/Expressways 532 0.8% 0.1%
Other Principal Arterial 14,879 22.1% 2.3%
Minor Arterial 11,508 17.1% 2.1%
Major Collector 8,458 12.6% 1.3%
Minor Collector 1,413 2.1% 2.2%
Local 15,719 23.4% 3.7%
Total 67,257 100.0% 2.2%
Driver Licenses (DL-22) Distribution % of National
Male 1,896,942 48.55% 1.76%
Female 2,010,096 51.45% 1.82%
Total 3,907,038 100.00% 1.79%
Motor Fuel Tax Rates (MF-121T) - (Cents)
Gasoline 18.0
Diesel 19.0
Gasohol 18.0

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 - (MV-1) Distribution % of National
Autos 2,278,262 42.19% 2.02%
Buses 5,727 0.11% 0.64%
Trucks 3,001,316 55.58% 2.12%
Total 5,285,305
Motorcycles 115,114 2.13% 1.34%
Grand Total 5,400,419 100.00% 2.05%
Fatally Injured in Vehicle Crashes (FI-20) Distribution % of National
Rural 480 56.54% 2.82%
Urban 249 29.33% #VALUE!
Unknown 120 14.13% 4.34%
Total 849 100% 4.28%

Highway Finance ($000) - Unavailable

State Funding for Highways (Summary) - (Table SF-21 (000) National
Receipts #DIV/0!
Disbursements #DIV/0!
Revenues Received by State for Highways (Table SF-1) % of National
Highway User Revenues $783,386 31.43% 1.06%
General Fund Appropriations $162,069 6.50% 2.36%
Other State Imposts $45,507 1.83% 0.42%
Miscellaneous $7,859 0.32% 0.06%
Bonds $601,740 24.14% 2.24%
Federal payments $885,878 35.55% 2.19%
Local Governments and Other $5,789 0.23% 0.13%
Total $2,492,228 100.00% 1.42%
Disbursements Used by States for Highways (Table SF-2) % of National
Capital Outlay $1,150,379 50.43% 1.41%
Maintenance and Services $29,852 1.31% 0.13%
Administration and Misc. $210,431 9.23% 2.30%
Highway Law Enforcment & Safety $240,705 10.55% 2.44%
Interest $369,721 16.21% 4.18%
Bond Retirement $23,740 1.04% 0.12%
Grants-in-aid to Locals $256,135 11.23% 1.65%
Total $2,280,963 100.00% 1.36%
Attributed Federal Trust Fund Receipts - FY15 HWY Account ($000) (Table FE-9)
Highway Account 686,513 86.16% 1.92%
Mass Transit Account 110,292 13.84% 1.91%
Total $796,805 100.00% 1.92%
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