Hawaii Fast Facts 2000

Hawaii Fast Facts 2000

Transportation System Extent

All public roads: 4,281 miles
Interstate: 55 miles
Road bridges: 1,064
Public use airports: 13 (8 certificated for air carrier operations)1

Vehicles and Conveyances

Automobiles registered: 460,000
Light trucks registered: 264,000
Heavy trucks registered: 800
Buses registered: 4,300
Motorcycles registered: 20,000
Numbered boats: 14,000

Geographic

Land area: 6,423 sq. miles (rank: 47)
Percent of land area owned by federal government: 15.12 (rank: 13)
Persons per square mile: 188.6 (rank: 13)
Highest point: Puu Wekiu (13,796 ft.)
Lowest point: Pacific Ocean (0 ft.)

Political Subdivisions

Counties: 5
Municipal governments: 13
Congressional districts: 24

Demographic

Population: 1,211,537 (rank: 42)
Percent urban population: 895 (rank: 3)

Socioeconomic

Gross state product: $41 billion2 (rank: 39)
Civilian labor force: 595,0002 (rank: 42)
Median household income: $48,026 (rank: 10)

Commuting (percent of workers)

Car, truck, or vandrove alone: 66.5
Car, truck, or vancarpooled: 17.9
Public transportation (including taxi): 6.3
Walked: 3.4
Other means: 2.2
Worked at home: 3.7

State Transportation Department

State of Hawaii Department of Transportation
869 Punchbowl Street
Honolulu, HI 96813
(808) 587-2150
http://www.state.hi.us/dot/

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21999

31997

4 Apportionment based on 2000 census

51990