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

Table 5-5: Highway, Demographic, and Geographic Characteristics of Urbanized Areas in Arizona: 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
Phoenix 10,232 58,405 2,138 1,054 2,028 5 27 1,054 18,432
Tucson 2,225 13,400 619 280 2,211 4 22 183 11,791
Yuma 319 U 80 34 2,353 4 U 19 5,568
Flagstaff 277 1,223 55 73 753 5 22 69 7,791

1 A "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; U = data are unavailable.

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.