Table 2-5: Pedestrian Fatalities Involving Motor Vehicles: 2000

Table 2-5: Pedestrian Fatalities Involving Motor Vehicles: 2000

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State Total traffic fatalities Pedestrians killed Pedestrian fatalities as percent of total State population (thousands) Pedestrian fatality rate per 100,000 population
Alabama 995 61 6.1 4,451 1.4
Alaska 103 8 7.8 653 1.2
Arizona 1,036 130 12.5 4,798 2.7
Arkansas 652 38 5.8 2,631 1.4
California 3,753 670 17.9 32,521 2.1
Colorado 681 80 11.7 4,168 1.9
Connecticut 342 49 14.3 3,284 1.5
Delaware 123 22 17.9 768 2.9
District of Columbia 49 18 36.7 523 3.4
Florida 2,999 492 16.4 15,233 3.2
Georgia 1,541 137 8.9 7,875 1.7
Hawaii 131 29 22.1 1,257 2.3
Idaho 276 6 2.2 1,347 0.4
Illinois 1,418 187 13.2 12,051 1.6
Indiana 875 51 5.8 6,045 0.8
Iowa 445 25 5.6 2,900 0.9
Kansas 461 19 4.1 2,668 0.7
Kentucky 820 53 6.5 3,995 1.3
Louisiana 937 100 10.7 4,425 2.3
Maine 169 15 8.9 1,259 1.2
Maryland 588 91 15.5 5,275 1.7
Massachusetts 433 82 18.9 6,199 1.3
Michigan 1,382 170 12.3 9,679 1.8
Minnesota 625 38 6.1 4,830 0.8
Mississippi 949 64 6.7 2,816 2.3
Missouri 1,157 88 7.6 5,540 1.6
Montana 237 11 4.6 950 1.2
Nebraska 276 20 7.2 1,705 1.2
Nevada 323 43 13.3 1,871 2.3
New Hampshire 126 7 5.6 1,224 0.6
New Jersey 731 145 19.8 8,178 1.8
New Mexico 430 47 10.9 1,860 2.5
New York 1,458 335 23.0 18,146 1.8
North Carolina 1,472 144 9.8 7,777 1.9
North Dakota 86 5 5.8 662 0.8
Ohio 1,351 96 7.1 11,319 0.8
Oklahoma 652 43 6.6 3,373 1.3
Oregon 451 50 11.1 3,397 1.5
Pennsylvania 1,520 170 11.2 12,202 1.4
Rhode Island 80 6 7.5 998 0.6
South Carolina 1,065 84 7.9 3,858 2.2
South Dakota 173 13 7.5 777 1.7
Tennessee 1,306 99 7.6 5,657 1.7
Texas 3,769 412 10.9 20,119 2.0
Utah 373 33 8.8 2,207 1.5
Vermont 79 7 8.9 617 1.1
Virginia 930 92 9.9 6,997 1.3
Washington 632 66 10.4 5,858 1.1
West Virginia 410 25 6.1 1,841 1.4
Wisconsin 799 51 6.4 5,326 1.0
Wyoming 152 12 7.9 525 2.3
United States 41,821 4,739 11.3 274,634 1.7

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, National Center for Statistics and Analysis, Traffic Safety Facts 2000: Pedestrians, Washington, DC: 2001, available at www.nhtsa.dot.gov/people/ncsa/factshet.html as of Dec. 5, 2001.