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

Table 5-5: Highway, Demographic, and Geographic Characteristics of Urbanized Areas in Maine: 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
Portland 634 3,343 129 93 1,387 4.9 25.9 106 9,931
Portsmouth-Dover-Rochester, NH-ME 663 3,197 116 203 571 5.7 27.6 124 8,984
Lewiston-Auburn 497 1,406 71 123 577 7.0 19.8 43 3,858
Bangor 364 1,486 61 12 5,083 6.0 24.4 55 6,692

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.