Table 5-1: Alaska and U.S. Motor-Vehicle Registrations: 2000

Table 5-1: Alaska and U.S. Motor-Vehicle Registrations: 2000

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Motor vehicle type Private and commercial Publicly owned Alaska total United States total
All motor vehicles 597,746 25,476 623,222 225,821,241
Automobiles 241,775 2,530 244,305 133,621,420
Buses 2,120 390 2,510 746,125
Trucks1 337,788 9,796 347,584 87,107,628
Light trucks 330,018 U 330,018 77,796,827
Farm trucks 530 U 530 1,885,170
Truck tractors 3,019 U 3,019 1,587,611
Motorcycles 16,063 44 16,107 4,346,068

1Includes light trucks (pickups, vans, sport utility vehicles, and other light trucks) as well as medium and large trucks.

KEY: U = data are unavailable.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, Highway Statistics 2000, Washington, DC: 2001, tables MV-1 and MV-9.

1The completeness of data on trailer registrations varies greatly among states. Data are reported to the extent available and, in some cases, are supplemented by estimates of the Federal Highway Administration.

2This row includes all commercial type vehicles and semi-trailers that are in private or for-hire use.

3Several states do not require the registration of light farm or automobile trailers.

KEY: U = data are unavailable.

NOTE: Mobile homes and house trailers are shown for states that require registration and are able to segregate them from other trailers. In states where this classification is not available, house trailers are included with light car trailers.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, Highway Statistics 2000, Washington, DC: 2001, table MV-11.