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State Statistical Abstracts 2015

LOUISIANA

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Population / Land Area % of National
Total Population (DL-1C - Resident Pop) 4,670,724 1.5%
Total Land Area Square Miles (PS-1) 43,204 1.2%
Motor Fuel Usage (000) Distribution % of National
Gasoline/Gasohol (Table MF-33GA) 2,363,846 76.5% 1.7%
Special Fuel (Table MF-33SF) 726,422 23.5% 1.8%
Total Fuel 3,090,268 100.0%
On Highway Gasoline (MF-21 in 000s) 2,179,194 93.1% 1.6%
Off Highway Gasoline (MF-21 in 000s) 161,709 6.9% 1.8%
Public Road Length (Table HM-20) Distribution % of National
Rural 43,808 71.3% 1.5%
Urban 17,611 28.7% 1.5%
Total 61,419 100.0% 1.5%
Public Road Length (Miles) by Functional System (HM-20) Distribution % of National
Interstate 937 1.5% 1.9%
Other Freeways & Expressways 96 0.2% 0.5%
Other Principal Arterials 2,105 3.4% 1.3%
Minor Arterial 3,852 6.3% 1.6%
Major Collector 6,882 11.2% 1.3%
Minor Collector 3,479 5.7% 1.3%
Local 44,068 71.7% 1.5%
Total 61,419 100.0% 2.1%
Functional System Lane Length (HM-60) Distribution % of National
Interstate 4,046 3.1% 1.8%
Other Freeways/Expressways 393 0.3% 0.5%
Other Principal Arterials 7,167 5.5% 1.5%
Minor Arterial 9,134 7.0% 1.6%
Major Collector 14,202 10.9% 1.3%
Minor Collector 6,958 5.4% 1.3%
Local 88135 67.8% 1.5%
Total 130,035 100.0% 1.5%
Vehicle Miles Traveled - (Millions) - (VM-2) Distribution % of National
Rural 18,520 38.4% 2.0%
Urban 29,660 61.6% 1.4%
Total 48,180 100.0% 1.6%
Vehicle Miles Traveled by Functional System (Millions- VM-2) Distribution % of National
Interstate 15,033 31.2% 1.9%
Other Freeways/Expressways 970 2.0% 0.1%
Other Principal Arterial 11,124 23.1% 1.7%
Minor Arterial 9,685 20.1% 1.8%
Major Collector 6,246 13.0% 1.0%
Minor Collector 1,307 2.7% 2.0%
Local 3,815 7.9% 0.9%
Total 48,180 100.0% 1.6%
Driver Licenses (DL-22) Distribution % of National
Male 1,616,983 48.17% 1.50%
Female 1,740,108 51.83% 1.58%
Total 3,357,091 100.00% 1.54%
Motor Fuel Tax Rates (MF-121T) - ($)
Gasoline 20.0
Diesel 20.0
Gasohol 20.0

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 1,438,568 36.87% 1.27%
Buses 28,961 0.74% 3.26%
Trucks 2,319,827 59.46% 1.64%
Total 3,787,356
Motorcycles 114,076 2.92% 1.33%
Grand Total 3,901,432 100.00% 1.48%
Fatally Injured in Vehicle Crashes (FI-20) Distribution % of National
Rural 354 48.76% 2.08%
Urban 365 50.28% #VALUE!
Unknown 7 0.96% 0.25%
Total 726 100% 3.66%

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 $674,081 27.34% 0.91%
General Fund Appropriations $0 0.00% 0.00%
Other State Imposts $2,741 0.11% 0.03%
Miscellaneous $50,107 2.03% 0.41%
Bonds $1,013,403 41.11% 3.78%
Federal payments $704,230 28.57% 1.74%
Local Governments and Other $20,574 0.83% 0.45%
Total $2,465,136 100.00% 1.40%
Disbursements Used by States for Highways (Table SF-2) % of National
Capital Outlay $1,060,974 39.32% 1.30%
Maintenance and Services $409,849 15.19% 1.72%
Administration and Misc. $42,998 1.59% 0.47%
Highway Law Enforcment & Safety $24,152 0.90% 0.25%
Interest $163,963 6.08% 1.85%
Bond Retirement $950,893 35.24% 4.80%
Grants-in-aid to Locals $45,510 1.69% 0.29%
Total $2,698,339 100.00% 1.60%
Attributed Federal Trust Fund Receipts - FY15 ($000) (Table FE-9) % of National
Highway Account 596,000 86.15% 1.67%
Mass Transit Account 95,786 13.85% 1.66%
Total $691,786 100.00% 1.67%
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