Table 5-5: Highway, Demographic, and Geographic Characteristics of Urbanized Areas in Alaska: 2000

Table 5-5: Highway, Demographic, and Geographic Characteristics of Urbanized Areas in Alaska: 2000

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Federal-aid urbanized area1 Total roadway miles Total DVMT (thousands) Estimated population (thousands) Net land area (square miles) Persons per square mile Miles of roadway per person Total DVMT per capita Total estimated freeway lane miles2 Average daily traffic per freeway lane mile
Anchorage 1,228 4,444 248 255 973 5.0 18 193 7,412

1A "federal-aid urbanized area" is an area with 50,000 or more persons that, at a minimum, encompasses the land area delineated as the urbanized area by the U.S. Census Bureau. Areas are ranked by population. 2Lane miles estimated by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA).

KEY: DVMT = daily vehicle-miles of travel.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, Highway Statistics 2000, Washington, DC: 2001, available at: http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/ohim/ohimstat.htm as of Dec. 6, 2001.