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State Statistical Abstracts 2015

CALIFORNIA

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Population / Land Area % of National
Total Population (DL-1C - Resident Pop) 39,144,818 12.2%
Total Land Area Square Miles (PS-1) 155,779 4.4%
Motor Fuel Usage (000) Distribution % of National
Gasoline/Gasohol (Table MF-33GA) 15,119,963 83.4% 10.6%
Special Fuel (Table MF-33SF) 3,012,037 16.6% 7.4%
Total Fuel 18,132,000 100.0%
On Highway Gasoline (MF-21 in 000s) 14,188,342 93.8% 10.7%
Off Highway Gasoline (MF-21 in 000s) 931,621 6.2% 10.4%
Public Road Length (Table HM-20) Distribution % of National
Rural 86,349 44.1% 2.9%
Urban 109,485 55.9% 9.1%
Total 195,834 100.0% 4.7%
Public Road Length (Miles) by Functional System (HM-20) Distribution % of National
Interstate 2,450 1.3% 5.1%
Other Freeways & Expressways 1,984 1.0% 11.0%
Other Principal Arterials 9,865 5.0% 6.3%
Minor Arterial 17,201 8.8% 7.0%
Major Collector 24,840 12.7% 4.6%
Minor Collector 8,287 4.2% 3.0%
Local 131,206 67.0% 4.6%
Total 195,833 100.0% 6.8%
Functional System Lane Length (HM-60) Distribution % of National
Interstate 15,043 3.5% 6.7%
Other Freeways/Expressways 11,142 2.6% 14.0%
Other Principal Arterials 31,843 7.4% 6.8%
Minor Arterial 42,656 9.9% 7.5%
Major Collector 52,400 12.1% 4.8%
Minor Collector 16,589 3.8% 3.0%
Local 262410 60.7% 4.6%
Total 432,083 100.0% 4.9%
Vehicle Miles Traveled - (Millions) - (VM-2) Distribution % of National
Rural 53,680 16.0% 5.8%
Urban 281,859 84.0% 13.0%
Total 335,539 100.0% 10.8%
Vehicle Miles Traveled by Functional System (Millions- VM-2) Distribution % of National
Interstate 88,090 26.3% 11.3%
Other Freeways/Expressways 65,631 19.6% 8.4%
Other Principal Arterial 63,083 18.8% 9.6%
Minor Arterial 56,440 16.8% 10.4%
Major Collector 32,218 9.6% 4.9%
Minor Collector 2,825 0.8% 4.4%
Local 27,252 8.1% 6.3%
Total 335,539 100.0% 10.8%
Driver Licenses (DL-22) Distribution % of National
Male 12,968,614 50.79% 12.05%
Female 12,564,306 49.21% 11.38%
Total 25,532,920 100.00% 11.71%
Motor Fuel Tax Rates (MF-121T) - ($)
Gasoline 30.0
Diesel 13.0
Gasohol 30.0

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 14,463,569 49.16% 12.82%
Buses 94,020 0.32% 10.58%
Trucks 14,037,540 47.71% 9.94%
Total 28,595,129
Motorcycles 828,883 2.82% 9.64%
Grand Total 29,424,012 100.00% 11.16%
Fatally Injured in Vehicle Crashes (FI-20) Distribution % of National
Rural 1,366 43.01% 8.01%
Urban 1,802 56.74% #VALUE!
Unknown 8 0.25% 0.29%
Total 3,176 100% 16.03%

Highway Finance ($000)

State Funding for Highways (Summary) - SF-21 (000)-Unavailable % of National
Receipts #DIV/0!
Disbursements #DIV/0!
Revenues Received by State for Highways (Table SF-1) % of National
Highway User Revenues $10,182,721 55.97% 13.74%
General Fund Appropriations $0 0.00% 0.00%
Other State Imposts $610,175 3.35% 5.58%
Miscellaneous $809,353 4.45% 6.66%
Bonds $2,427,872 13.35% 9.05%
Federal payments $3,142,350 17.27% 7.77%
Local Governments and Other $1,019,114 5.60% 22.43%
Total $18,191,585 100.00% 10.34%
Disbursements Used by States for Highways (Table SF-2) % of National
Capital Outlay $3,262,279 26.82% 4.01%
Maintenance and Services $1,713,076 14.09% 7.21%
Administration and Misc. $600,597 4.94% 6.57%
Highway Law Enforcment & Safety $2,030,861 16.70% 20.63%
Interest $437,142 3.59% 4.94%
Bond Retirement $134,378 1.10% 0.68%
Grants-in-aid to Locals $3,984,066 32.76% 25.74%
Total $12,162,399 100.00% 7.23%
Attributed Federal Trust Fund Receipts - FY15 ($000) (Table FE-9)
Highway Account 3,343,184 85.77% 9.35%
Mass Transit Account 554,545 14.23% 9.62%
Total $3,897,729 100.00% 9.39%
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