Florida Fast Facts 2000

Florida Fast Facts 2000

Transportation System Extent

All public roads: 116,649 miles
Interstate: 1,471 miles
Road bridges: 11,182
Class I railroad trackage: 1,895 miles
Inland waterways: 1,540 miles
Public use airports: 126 (31 certificated for air carrier operations)1

Vehicles and Conveyances

Automobiles registered: 7.4 million
Light trucks registered: 3.6 million
Heavy trucks registered: 71,000
Buses registered: 45,000
Motorcycles registered: 255,000
Rail transit systems: 1 commuter rail, 1 heavy rail (subway), 2 automated guideway
Numbered boats: 841,000

Geographic

Land area: 53,927 sq. miles (rank: 26)
Percent of land area owned by federal government: 8.84 (rank: 18)
Persons per square mile: 296.4 (rank: 8)
Highest point: Section 30, Township 6 North, Range 20 West, Walton County (345 ft.)
Lowest point: Atlantic Ocean (0 ft.)

Political Subdivisions

Counties: 67
Municipal governments: 3943
Congressional districts: 25

Demographic

Population: 15,982,378 (rank: 4)
Percent urban population: 852 (rank: 8)

Socioeconomic

Gross state product: $443 billion4 (rank: 5)
Civilian labor force: 7.5 million4 (rank: 4)
Median household income: $37,998 (rank: 35)

Commuting (percent of workers)

Car, truck, or vandrove alone: 79.2
Car, truck, or vancarpooled: 11.8
Public transportation (including taxi): 2.1
Walked: 1.9
Other means: 1.8
Worked at home: 3.2

State Transportation Department

Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT)
605 Suwannee Street
Tallahassee, 32399-0450
(850) 414-4100
http://www11.myflorida.com/

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