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U.S. Population and Highway Vehicle Miles Traveled (VMT) 2000-2030

U.S. Population and Highway Vehicle Miles Traveled (VMT) 2000-2030

Highway VMT are projected to grow 60% by 2030, in step with the growing U.S. population.

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Year Highway VMT (billions) Total U.S. Population (millions)
2000 2,631 281.4
2005 2,952 295.5
2010 3,126 308.9
2015 3,493 322.4
2020 3,881 335.8
2025 4,293 349.4
2030 4,733 363.6

Sources: U.S. Department of Energy/Energy Information Administration
U.S. Census Bureau