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

Table 5-5: Highway, Demographic, and Geographic Characteristics of Urbanized Areas in Arkansas: 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 thousand persons Total DVMT per capita Total estimated freeway lane miles2 Average daily traffic per freeway lane mile
Memphis, TN-AR-MS 3,369 22,724 919 420 2,188 3.7 24.7 505 13,636
Little Rock-North Little Rock 2,068 9,227 325 252 1,290 6.4 28.4 398 11,987
Fort Smith, AR-OK 821 2,449 165 93 1,774 5.0 14.8 81 8,595
Fayetteville-Springdale 730 2,334 107 81 1,321 6.8 21.8 79 8,512
Texarkana, AR-TX 746 2,050 64 59 1,085 11.7 32.0 99 6,654
Pine Bluff 611 1,266 57 50 1,140 10.7 22.2 97 4,317

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. 2 Lane 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.