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State Statistical Abstracts 2015

TEXAS

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Population / Land Area % of National
Total Population (DL-1C - Resident Pop) 27,469,114 8.5%
Total Land Area Square Miles (PS-1) 261,232 7.4%
Motor Fuel Usage (000) Distribution % of National
Gasoline/Gasohol (Table MF-33GA) 13,879,843 72.7% 9.8%
Special Fuel (Table MF-33SF) 5,214,849 27.3% 12.8%
Total Fuel 19,094,692 100.0%
On Highway Gasoline (MF-21 in 000s) 13,254,716 95.5% 10.0%
Off Highway Gasoline (MF-21 in 000s) 624,519 4.5% 7.0%
Public Road Length (Table HM-20) Distribution % of National
Rural 205,223 65.4% 7.0%
Urban 108,373 34.6% 9.0%
Total 313,596 100.0% 7.5%
Public Road Length (Miles) by Functional System (HM-20) Distribution % of National
Interstate 3,417 1.1% 7.1%
Other Freeways & Expressways 1,515 0.5% 8.4%
Other Principal Arterials 14,521 4.6% 9.3%
Minor Arterial 18,422 5.9% 7.5%
Major Collector 50,900 16.2% 9.4%
Minor Collector 16,014 5.1% 5.9%
Local 208,807 66.6% 7.3%
Total 313,596 100.0% 10.9%
Functional System Lane Length (HM-60) Distribution % of National
Interstate 16,376 2.4% 7.3%
Other Freeways/Expressways 7,359 1.1% 9.2%
Other Principal Arterials 49,910 7.4% 10.7%
Minor Arterial 47,984 7.1% 8.4%
Major Collector 106,175 15.7% 9.6%
Minor Collector 32,158 4.7% 5.9%
Local 417615 61.6% 7.3%
Total 677,577 100.0% 7.8%
Vehicle Miles Traveled - (Millions) - (VM-2) Distribution % of National
Rural 68,889 26.7% 7.4%
Urban 189,233 73.3% 8.7%
Total 258,122 100.0% 8.3%
Vehicle Miles Traveled by Functional System (Millions- VM-2) Distribution % of National
Interstate 65,032 25.2% 8.4%
Other Freeways/Expressways 32,948 12.8% 4.2%
Other Principal Arterial 63,183 24.5% 9.6%
Minor Arterial 41,550 16.1% 7.7%
Major Collector 37,939 14.7% 5.8%
Minor Collector 2,492 1.0% 3.8%
Local 14,978 5.8% 3.5%
Total 258,122 100.0% 8.3%
Driver Licenses (DL-22) Distribution % of National
Male 7,824,635 49.27% 7.27%
Female 8,055,241 50.73% 7.29%
Total 15,879,876 100.00% 7.28%
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 8,451,040 38.65% 7.49%
Buses 66,980 0.31% 7.54%
Trucks 12,959,672 59.27% 9.17%
Total 21,477,692
Motorcycles 387,149 1.77% 4.50%
Grand Total 21,864,841 100.00% 8.29%
Fatally Injured in Vehicle Crashes (FI-20) Distribution % of National
Rural 1,493 42.46% 8.76%
Urban 1,216 34.58% #VALUE!
Unknown 807 22.95% 29.18%
Total 3,516 100% 17.74%

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 $9,045,892 38.34% 12.20%
General Fund Appropriations $1,290,995 5.47% 18.80%
Other State Imposts $1,784,580 7.56% 16.33%
Miscellaneous $1,831,042 7.76% 15.08%
Bonds $6,428,560 27.25% 23.97%
Federal payments $3,016,428 12.79% 7.46%
Local Governments and Other $195,730 0.83% 4.31%
Total $23,593,227 100.00% 13.41%
Disbursements Used by States for Highways (Table SF-2) % of National
Capital Outlay $12,151,038 57.26% 14.94%
Maintenance and Services $2,313,303 10.90% 9.73%
Administration and Misc. $329,818 1.55% 3.61%
Highway Law Enforcment & Safety $631,170 2.97% 6.41%
Interest $1,301,508 6.13% 14.72%
Bond Retirement $3,997,195 18.84% 20.18%
Grants-in-aid to Locals $497,926 2.35% 3.22%
Total $21,221,958 100.00% 12.61%
Attributed Federal Trust Fund Receipts - FY15 ($000) (Table FE-9) % of National
Highway Account 4,013,217 86.43% 11.22%
Mass Transit Account 630,015 13.57% 10.93%
Total $4,643,232 100.00% 11.18%
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