Arizona Fast Facts 2000

Arizona Fast Facts 2000

Transportation System Extent

All public roads: 55,195 miles
Interstate: 1,168 miles
Road bridges: 6,711
Class I railroad trackage: 1,333 miles
Public use airports: 81 (14 certificated for air carrier operations)1

Vehicles and Conveyances

Automobiles registered: 2.2 million
Light trucks registered: 1.6 million
Heavy trucks registered: 19,000
Buses registered: 4,600
Motorcycles registered: 165,000
Numbered boats: 149,000

Geographic

Land area: 113,635 sq. miles (rank: 6)
Percent of land area owned by federal government: 44.64 (rank: 7)
Persons per square mile: 45.2 (rank: 36)
Highest point: Humphreys Peak (12,633 ft.)
Lowest point: Colorado River (70 ft.)

Political Subdivisions

Counties: 15
Municipal governments: 873
Congressional districts: 8

Demographic

Population: 5,130,632 (rank: 20)
Percent urban population: 882 (rank: 5)

Socioeconomic

Gross state product: $144 billion4 (rank: 23)
Civilian labor force: 2.3 million4 (rank: 21)
Median household income: $41,456 (rank: 28)

Commuting (percent of workers)

Car, truck, or vandrove alone: 74.3
Car, truck, or vancarpooled: 14.9
Public transportation (including taxi): 2.2
Walked: 2.2
Other means: 2.9
Worked at home: 3.6

State Transportation Department

Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT)
206 South 17th Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85007
(602) 712-7011
http://www.dot.state.az.us/

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