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State Statistical Abstracts 2015

TENNESSEE

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Population / Land Area % of National
Total Population (DL-1C - Resident Pop) 6,600,299 2.1%
Total Land Area Square Miles (PS-1) 41,235 1.2%
Motor Fuel Usage (000) Distribution % of National
Gasoline/Gasohol (Table MF-33GA) 3,307,523 77.1% 2.3%
Special Fuel (Table MF-33SF) 979,997 22.9% 2.4%
Total Fuel 4,287,520 100.0%
On Highway Gasoline (MF-21 in 000s) 3,061,397 93.9% 2.3%
Off Highway Gasoline (MF-21 in 000s) 197,302 6.1% 2.2%
Public Road Length (Table HM-20) Distribution % of National
Rural 64,336 67.3% 2.2%
Urban 31,301 32.7% 2.6%
Total 95,637 100.0% 2.3%
Public Road Length (Miles) by Functional System (HM-20) Distribution % of National
Interstate 1,104 1.2% 2.3%
Other Freeways & Expressways 165 0.2% 0.9%
Other Principal Arterials 3,532 3.7% 2.3%
Minor Arterial 5,680 5.9% 2.3%
Major Collector 7,324 7.7% 1.4%
Minor Collector 10,874 11.4% 4.0%
Local 66,958 70.0% 2.3%
Total 95,637 100.0% 3.3%
Functional System Lane Length (HM-60) Distribution % of National
Interstate 5,179 2.6% 2.3%
Other Freeways/Expressways 736 0.4% 0.9%
Other Principal Arterials 12,237 6.0% 2.6%
Minor Arterial 13,759 6.8% 2.4%
Major Collector 14,996 7.4% 1.4%
Minor Collector 21,750 10.7% 4.0%
Local 133917 66.1% 2.3%
Total 202,574 100.0% 2.3%
Vehicle Miles Traveled - (Millions) - (VM-2) Distribution % of National
Rural 25,467 33.2% 2.7%
Urban 51,203 66.8% 2.4%
Total 76,670 100.0% 2.5%
Vehicle Miles Traveled by Functional System (Millions- VM-2) Distribution % of National
Interstate 21,703 28.3% 2.8%
Other Freeways/Expressways 2,322 3.0% 0.3%
Other Principal Arterial 17,377 22.7% 2.7%
Minor Arterial 13,550 17.7% 2.5%
Major Collector 6,097 8.0% 0.9%
Minor Collector 4,279 5.6% 6.6%
Local 11,342 14.8% 2.6%
Total 76,670 100.0% 2.5%
Driver Licenses (DL-22) Distribution % of National
Male 2,212,868 47.88% 2.06%
Female 2,408,533 52.12% 2.18%
Total 4,621,401 100.00% 2.12%
Motor Fuel Tax Rates (MF-121T) - ($)
Gasoline 20.0
Diesel 17.0
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 2,318,324 41.31% 2.05%
Buses 26,208 0.47% 2.95%
Trucks 3,101,331 55.26% 2.20%
Total 5,445,863
Motorcycles 166,260 2.96% 1.93%
Grand Total 5,612,123 100.00% 2.13%
Fatally Injured in Vehicle Crashes (FI-20) Distribution % of National
Rural 479 50.00% 2.81%
Urban 477 49.79% #VALUE!
Unknown 2 0.21% 0.07%
Total 958 100% 4.83%

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 $911,748 49.10% 1.23%
General Fund Appropriations $0 0.00% 0.00%
Other State Imposts $44,833 2.41% 0.41%
Miscellaneous $34,878 1.88% 0.29%
Bonds $0 0.00% 0.00%
Federal payments $832,240 44.82% 2.06%
Local Governments and Other $33,162 1.79% 0.73%
Total $1,856,861 100.00% 1.06%
Disbursements Used by States for Highways (Table SF-2) % of National
Capital Outlay $1,061,513 56.49% 1.30%
Maintenance and Services $315,783 16.81% 1.33%
Administration and Misc. $168,326 8.96% 1.84%
Highway Law Enforcment & Safety $35,664 1.90% 0.36%
Interest $0 0.00% 0.00%
Bond Retirement $0 0.00% 0.00%
Grants-in-aid to Locals $297,707 15.84% 1.92%
Total $1,878,993 100.00% 1.12%
Attributed Federal Trust Fund Receipts - FY15 ($000) (Table FE-9) % of National
Highway Account 842,337 86.11% 2.36%
Mass Transit Account 135,862 13.89% 2.36%
Total $978,199 100.00% 2.36%
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