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State Statistical Abstracts 2015

COLORADO

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Population / Land Area % of National
Total Population (DL-1C - Resident Pop) 5,456,574 1.7%
Total Land Area Square Miles (PS-1) 103,642 2.9%
Motor Fuel Usage (000) Distribution % of National
Gasoline/Gasohol (Table MF-33GA) 2,313,988 78.5% 1.6%
Special Fuel (Table MF-33SF) 632,740 21.5% 1.6%
Total Fuel 2,946,728 100.0%
On Highway Gasoline (MF-21 in 000s) 2,107,254 92.9% 1.6%
Off Highway Gasoline (MF-21 in 000s) 160,463 7.1% 1.8%
Public Road Length (Table HM-20) Distribution % of National
Rural 68,272 76.9% 2.3%
Urban 20,469 23.1% 1.7%
Total 88,741 100.0% 2.1%
Public Road Length (Miles) by Functional System (HM-20) Distribution % of National
Interstate 952 1.1% 2.0%
Other Freeways & Expressways 352 0.4% 2.0%
Other Principal Arterials 3,637 4.1% 2.3%
Minor Arterial 5,268 5.9% 2.1%
Major Collector 7,304 8.2% 1.4%
Minor Collector 8,939 10.1% 3.3%
Local 62,289 70.2% 2.2%
Total 88,741 100.0% 3.1%
Functional System Lane Length (HM-60) Distribution % of National
Interstate 4,140 2.2% 1.9%
Other Freeways/Expressways 1,476 0.8% 1.9%
Other Principal Arterials 9,868 5.3% 2.1%
Minor Arterial 11,810 6.4% 2.1%
Major Collector 14,919 8.1% 1.4%
Minor Collector 17,882 9.7% 3.3%
Local 124,575 67.5% 2.2%
Total 184,670 100.0% 2.1%
Vehicle Miles Traveled - (Millions) - (VM-2) Distribution % of National
Rural 14,707 29.2% 1.6%
Urban 35,730 70.8% 1.6%
Total 50,437 100.0% 1.6%
Vehicle Miles Traveled by Functional System (Millions- VM-2) Distribution % of National
Interstate 13,474 26.7% 1.7%
Other Freeways/Expressways 5,455 10.8% 0.7%
Other Principal Arterial 13,167 26.1% 2.0%
Minor Arterial 8,150 16.2% 1.5%
Major Collector 4,366 8.7% 0.7%
Minor Collector 780 1.5% 1.2%
Local 5,045 10.0% 1.2%
Total 50,437 100.0% 1.6%
Driver Licenses (DL-22) Distribution % of National
Male 2,037,265 51.26% 1.89%
Female 1,937,256 48.74% 1.75%
Total 3,974,521 100.00% 1.82%
Motor Fuel Tax Rates (MF-121T) - ($)
Gasoline 22.0
Diesel 20.5
Gasohol 22.0

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 1,822,170 36.41% 1.61%
Buses 12,666 0.25% 1.42%
Trucks 2,979,130 59.52% 2.11%
Total 4,813,966
Motorcycles 191,206 3.82% 2.22%
Grand Total 5,005,172 100.00% 1.90%
Fatally Injured in Vehicle Crashes (FI-20) Distribution % of National
Rural 260 47.62% 1.52%
Urban 284 52.01% #VALUE!
Unknown 2 0.37% 0.07%
Total 546 100% 2.76%

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 $1,648,406 57.68% 2.22%
General Fund Appropriations $500 0.02% 0.01%
Other State Imposts $0 0.00% 0.00%
Miscellaneous $131,972 4.62% 1.09%
Bonds $0 0.00% 0.00%
Federal payments $1,077,089 37.69% 2.66%
Local Governments and Other $0 0.00% 0.00%
Total $2,857,967 100.00% 1.62%
Disbursements Used by States for Highways (Table SF-2) % of National
Capital Outlay $1,053,017 40.00% 1.29%
Maintenance and Services $363,779 13.82% 1.53%
Administration and Misc. $110,933 4.21% 1.21%
Highway Law Enforcment & Safety $155,881 5.92% 1.58%
Interest $30,147 1.15% 0.34%
Bond Retirement $231,090 8.78% 1.17%
Grants-in-aid to Locals $687,481 26.12% 4.44%
Total $2,632,328 100.00% 1.56%
Attributed Federal Trust Fund Receipts - FY15 ($000) (Table FE-9)
Highway Account 569,227 86.08% 1.59%
Mass Transit Account 92,055 13.92% 1.60%
Total $661,282 100.00% 1.59%
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