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State Statistical Abstracts 2015

SOUTH CAROLINA

For more information, see the Highway Statistics series.

Population / Land Area % of National
Total Population (DL-1C - Resident Pop) 4,896,146 1.5%
Total Land Area Square Miles (PS-1) 30,061 0.9%
Motor Fuel Usage (000) Distribution % of National
Gasoline/Gasohol (Table MF-33GA) 2,818,528 78.7% 2.0%
Special Fuel (Table MF-33SF) 761,505 21.3% 1.9%
Total Fuel 3,580,033 100.0%
On Highway Gasoline (MF-21 in 000s) 2,631,987 93.4% 2.0%
Off Highway Gasoline (MF-21 in 000s) 184,920 6.6% 2.1%
Public Road Length (Table HM-20) Distribution % of National
Rural 57,681 75.6% 2.0%
Urban 18,569 24.4% 1.5%
Total 76,250 100.0% 1.8%
Public Road Length (Miles) by Functional System (HM-20) Distribution % of National
Interstate 850 1.1% 1.8%
Other Freeways & Expressways 129 0.2% 0.7%
Other Principal Arterials 2,610 3.4% 1.7%
Minor Arterial 4,755 6.2% 1.9%
Major Collector 12,843 16.8% 2.4%
Minor Collector 2,117 2.8% 0.8%
Local 52,946 69.4% 1.8%
Total 76,250 100.0% 2.7%
Functional System Lane Length (HM-60) Distribution % of National
Interstate 3,809 2.4% 1.7%
Other Freeways/Expressways 555 0.3% 0.7%
Other Principal Arterials 8,690 5.4% 1.9%
Minor Arterial 11,174 7.0% 2.0%
Major Collector 26,034 16.2% 2.4%
Minor Collector 4,233 2.6% 0.8%
Local 105890 66.0% 1.8%
Total 160,385 100.0% 1.8%
Vehicle Miles Traveled - (Millions) - (VM-2) Distribution % of National
Rural 23,610 45.6% 2.5%
Urban 28,116 54.4% 1.3%
Total 51,726 100.0% 1.7%
Vehicle Miles Traveled by Functional System (Millions- VM-2) Distribution % of National
Interstate 15,034 29.1% 1.9%
Other Freeways/Expressways 943 1.8% 0.1%
Other Principal Arterial 11,894 23.0% 1.8%
Minor Arterial 10,484 20.3% 1.9%
Major Collector 8,090 15.6% 1.2%
Minor Collector 277 0.5% 0.4%
Local 5,004 9.7% 1.2%
Total 51,726 100.0% 1.7%
Driver Licenses (DL-22) Distribution % of National
Male 1,770,019 48.05% 1.64%
Female 1,913,805 51.95% 1.73%
Total 3,683,824 100.00% 1.69%
Motor Fuel Tax Rates (MF-121T) - ($)
Gasoline 16.0
Diesel 16.0
Gasohol 16.0

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 1,784,005 42.86% 1.58%
Buses 17,690 0.42% 1.99%
Trucks 2,244,715 53.93% 1.59%
Total 4,046,410
Motorcycles 116,241 2.79% 1.35%
Grand Total 4,162,651 100.00% 1.58%
Fatally Injured in Vehicle Crashes (FI-20) Distribution % of National
Rural 699 71.55% 4.10%
Urban 278 28.45% #VALUE!
Unknown 0 0.00% 0.00%
Total 977 100% 4.93%

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 $846,697 50.14% 1.14%
General Fund Appropriations $50,357 2.98% 0.73%
Other State Imposts $3,113 0.18% 0.03%
Miscellaneous $35,498 2.10% 0.29%
Bonds $360 0.02% 0.00%
Federal payments $730,238 43.24% 1.81%
Local Governments and Other $22,407 1.33% 0.49%
Total $1,688,670 100.00% 0.96%
Disbursements Used by States for Highways (Table SF-2) % of National
Capital Outlay $651,335 41.90% 0.80%
Maintenance and Services $527,245 33.91% 2.22%
Administration and Misc. $112,355 7.23% 1.23%
Highway Law Enforcment & Safety $122,846 7.90% 1.25%
Interest $88,114 5.67% 1.00%
Bond Retirement $51,183 3.29% 0.26%
Grants-in-aid to Locals $1,587 0.10% 0.01%
Total $1,554,665 100.00% 0.92%
Attributed Federal Trust Fund Receipts - FY15 ($000) (Table FE-9) % of National
Highway Account 662,703 86.00% 1.85%
Mass Transit Account 107,839 14.00% 1.87%
Total $770,542 100.00% 1.86%
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