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

Table 5-5: Highway, Demographic, and Geographic Characteristics of Urbanized Areas in Georgia: 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
Atlanta 13,145 100,693 2,977 1,757 1,694 4.4 34 2,289 18,562
Augusta, GA-SC 1,781 7,858 442 216 2,046 4.0 18 220 9,165
Chattanooga, TN-GA 2,233 U 331 310 1,068 6.7 U 328 12,010
Columbus, GA-AL 1,523 5,467 236 203 1,163 6.5 23 195 6,782
Savannah 1,141 5,742 233 210 1,110 4.9 25 166 7,323
Macon 876 U 160 97 1,649 5.5 U 163 9,802
Albany 591 U 98 103 951 6.0 U 22 7,588
Athens 511 U 96 67 1,433 5.3 U 30 6,931
Warner Robins 473 U 68 74 919 7.0 U 0 NA
Rome 545 U 58 128 453 9.4 U 34 5,159
Brunswick 390 U 54 110 491 7.2 U 39 7,700

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; U = data are unavailable; NA = not applicable.

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.