Table 11 - Scheduled Intercity Transportation and the U.S. Rural Population

Table 11 - Scheduled Intercity Transportation and the U.S. Rural Population

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State Name Total Rural Residents All Modes Intercity Rail Service Air Service Intercity Bus Service
Residents in the Service Area of at Least One Mode Residents in Service Area Residents in Rail Service Area ONLY (not in air, bus, or ferry areas) Residents in Service Area Residents in Air Service Area ONLY (not in rail, bus, or ferry areas) Residents in Service Area Residents in Bus Service Area ONLY (not in rail, air, or ferry areas)
Alabama 2,431,865 2,281,505 646,632 0 1,013,704 30,338 2,258,196 995,854
Alaska 305,546 279,065 125,458 0 268,638 78,777 0 3,151
Arizona 1,022,470 836,087 311,237 0 647,220 62,424 774,254 130,499
Arkansas 1,645,360 1,296,772 398,922 18,537 814,421 63,968 1,531,640 405,924
California 3,835,613 3,718,304 2,712,538 7,603 3,309,342 69,769 3,667,913 306,134
Colorado 995,034 902,883 279,711 2,911 759,586 67,067 825,444 97,994
Connecticut 595,174 595,174 546,415 0 595,174 0 595,174 0
Delaware 275,710 275,710 56,423 0 236,952 0 275,710 38,758
Florida 3,618,587 3,599,482 2,444,573 0 3,269,172 21,365 3,556,355 138,407
Georgia 3,121,275 3,037,875 656,827 61,326 2,050,479 93,886 2,878,338 832,715
Hawaii 363,545 354,950 0 0 354,950 354,950 0 0
Idaho 624,767 526,082 45,378 8,972 296,975 18,827 499,798 187,741
Illinois 2,301,905 2,160,333 1,503,465 9,578 1,724,992 82,045 2,030,994 124,283
Indiana 2,367,966 2,362,144 1,023,242 0 1,973,165 92,260 2,264,057 213,175
Iowa 1,548,051 1,228,783 205,181 17,476 630,575 45,420 1,166,380 467,725
Kansas 1,066,777 836,692 339,161 19,588 576,414 59,192 804,784 192,516
Kentucky 2,191,907 1,727,899 208,680 0 1,164,629 141,020 1,544,441 514,924
Louisiana 1,738,397 1,618,770 706,117 0 1,009,080 36,491 1,678,535 396,785
Maine 885,540 757,942 231,727 13,412 575,168 40,641 683,780 164,821
Maryland 1,079,420 1,075,286 673,172 0 1,013,229 91,387 968,695 18,946
Massachusetts 887,715 887,715 707,520 0 887,715 3,284 884,431 0
Michigan 3,134,746 3,022,476 1,751,639 24,477 2,216,557 62,626 2,828,632 603,366
Minnesota 1,832,312 1,655,356 509,546 7,199 1,159,345 70,428 1,570,932 404,954
Mississippi 1,780,759 1,693,321 765,828 2,027 913,364 11,279 1,680,556 455,712
Missouri 2,231,672 1,977,241 733,333 23,785 1,344,171 61,357 1,956,313 494,091
Montana 506,692 388,190 88,044 16,748 253,827 14,346 333,314 106,469
Nebraska 685,274 456,511 188,652 16,478 272,060 35,391 404,462 152,347
Nevada 342,690 312,831 122,075 0 286,771 19,956 295,406 15,297
New Hampshire 619,672 537,726 342,343 9,871 414,014 0 525,465 82,330
New Jersey 846,452 846,452 420,326 0 846,452 36,352 801,768 0
New Mexico 698,221 611,907 200,925 0 402,519 43,579 575,589 143,645
New York 3,541,133 3,513,965 2,221,972 4,692 2,796,708 58,497 3,445,631 372,807
North Carolina 4,046,391 3,894,425 2,014,474 0 3,209,555 58,835 3,843,039 602,767
North Dakota 343,379 201,980 95,063 6,654 131,270 8,286 169,161 54,484
Ohio 3,341,447 3,314,610 1,115,880 0 2,969,838 75,780 3,183,651 236,796
Oklahoma 1,575,634 1,274,707 327,559 1,899 547,785 60,948 1,361,376 581,059
Oregon 1,093,261 1,048,956 515,154 4,155 754,479 9,427 1,014,317 247,977
Pennsylvania 3,555,412 3,540,178 1,631,674 0 3,039,187 10,487 3,527,402 383,763
Rhode Island 175,457 175,457 175,457 0 175,457 0 174,555 0
South Carolina 2,035,045 2,031,736 1,366,068 33,381 1,247,319 28,617 1,974,745 324,982
South Dakota 481,959 299,158 0 0 200,815 10,285 288,663 98,343
Tennessee 2,583,439 2,475,050 162,679 0 1,657,591 63,291 2,415,894 732,089
Texas 5,427,408 5,271,684 1,865,324 8,987 4,196,749 19,139 5,264,743 974,125
Utah 513,571 422,295 193,764 4 363,195 36,945 402,765 44,309
Vermont 448,107 447,029 374,547 0 293,418 0 447,029 51,448
Virginia 2,359,784 2,185,717 1,236,175 4,326 1,501,125 55,752 2,121,458 505,601
Washington 1,548,161 1,417,724 1,084,847 1,480 1,293,751 66,352 1,322,217 104,462
West Virginia 1,183,772 955,127 502,018 19,838 817,707 27,433 897,225 88,386
Wisconsin 2,284,517 1,953,797 735,164 3,554 1,471,913 172,745 1,746,303 330,077
Wyoming 259,459 201,050 0 0 134,619 19,213 181,837 66,431
Totals 82,378,450 76,486,109 34,562,909 348,958 58,083,141 2,590,457 73,643,367 13,488,469

NOTE: BTS analysis based on scheduled services provided on April 3, 2005.

NOTE: In Alaska there are 47,155 rural residents with access to the Interstate ferry service offered by the Alaska Marine Highway System, and for 1,877 the ferry provides their only intercity transportation access. In Washington State there are 35,561 rural residents with access to the Alaska Marine Highway, with all having access to at least one other mode.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics' April 2005 analysis of the U.S. scheduled intercity transportation network.