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State Statistical Abstracts 2015

MASSACHUSETTS

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Population / Land Area % of National
Total Population (DL-1C - Resident Pop) 6,794,422 2.1%
Total Land Area Square Miles (PS-1) 7,800 0.2%
Motor Fuel Usage (000) Distribution % of National
Gasoline/Gasohol (Table MF-33GA) 2,797,062 86.4% 2.0%
Special Fuel (Table MF-33SF) 442,132 13.6% 1.1%
Total Fuel 3,239,194 100.0%
On Highway Gasoline (MF-21 in 000s) 2,669,169 95.4% 2.0%
Off Highway Gasoline (MF-21 in 000s) 127,894 4.6% 1.4%
Public Road Length (Table HM-20) Distribution % of National
Rural 6,369 17.5% 0.2%
Urban 30,054 82.5% 2.5%
Total 36,423 100.0% 0.9%
Public Road Length (Miles) by Functional System (HM-20) Distribution % of National
Interstate 574 1.6% 1.2%
Other Freeways & Expressways 333 0.9% 1.9%
Other Principal Arterials 2,085 5.7% 1.3%
Minor Arterial 4,347 11.9% 1.8%
Major Collector 3,946 10.8% 0.7%
Minor Collector 616 1.7% 0.2%
Local 24,522 67.3% 0.9%
Total 36,423 100.0% 1.3%
Functional System Lane Length (HM-60) Distribution % of National
Interstate 3,203 4.2% 1.4%
Other Freeways/Expressways 1,362 1.8% 1.7%
Other Principal Arterials 4,905 6.4% 1.0%
Minor Arterial 9,069 11.8% 1.6%
Major Collector 7,841 10.2% 0.7%
Minor Collector 1,233 1.6% 0.2%
Local 49043 64.0% 0.9%
Total 76,656 100.0% 0.9%
Vehicle Miles Traveled - (Millions) - (VM-2) Distribution % of National
Rural 2,823 4.8% 0.3%
Urban 56,435 95.2% 2.6%
Total 59,258 100.0% 1.9%
Vehicle Miles Traveled by Functional System (Millions- VM-2) Distribution % of National
Interstate 17,294 29.2% 2.2%
Other Freeways/Expressways 5,862 9.9% 0.8%
Other Principal Arterial 12,316 20.8% 1.9%
Minor Arterial 11,156 18.8% 2.1%
Major Collector 3,927 6.6% 0.6%
Minor Collector 124 0.2% 0.2%
Local 8,579 14.5% 2.0%
Total 59,258 100.0% 1.9%
Driver Licenses (DL-22) Distribution % of National
Male 2,473,050 49.06% 2.30%
Female 2,567,612 50.94% 2.33%
Total 5,040,662 100.00% 2.31%
Motor Fuel Tax Rates (MF-121T) - ($)
Gasoline 24.0
Diesel 24.0
Gasohol 24.0

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 2,374,223 46.83% 2.10%
Buses 11,784 0.23% 1.33%
Trucks 2,515,765 49.62% 1.78%
Total 4,901,772
Motorcycles 167,829 3.31% 1.95%
Grand Total 5,069,601 100.00% 1.92%
Fatally Injured in Vehicle Crashes (FI-20) Distribution % of National
Rural 19 6.21% 0.11%
Urban 287 93.79% #VALUE!
Unknown 0 0.00% 0.00%
Total 306 100% 1.54%

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 $760,061 23.10% 1.03%
General Fund Appropriations $407,635 12.39% 5.94%
Other State Imposts $617,205 18.75% 5.65%
Miscellaneous $290,765 8.84% 2.39%
Bonds $684,681 20.81% 2.55%
Federal payments $530,545 16.12% 1.31%
Local Governments and Other $0 0.00% 0.00%
Total $3,290,892 100.00% 1.87%
Disbursements Used by States for Highways (Table SF-2) % of National
Capital Outlay $1,345,806 46.04% 1.65%
Maintenance and Services $286,495 9.80% 1.21%
Administration and Misc. $274,098 9.38% 3.00%
Highway Law Enforcment & Safety $203,205 6.95% 2.06%
Interest $349,534 11.96% 3.95%
Bond Retirement $295,437 10.11% 1.49%
Grants-in-aid to Locals $168,447 5.76% 1.09%
Total $2,923,022 100.00% 1.74%
Attributed Federal Trust Fund Receipts - FY15 ($000) (Table FE-9) % of National
Highway Account 572,778 85.56% 1.60%
Mass Transit Account 96,662 14.44% 1.68%
Total $669,440 100.00% 1.61%
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