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

Table 5-5: Highway, Demographic, and Geographic Characteristics of Urbanized Areas in Maryland: 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 person Total DVMT per capita Total estimated freeway lane miles2 Average daily traffic per freeway lane mile
Washington, DC 10,329 82,959 3,617 999 3,621 2.9 23 1,958 17,639
Baltimore 6,608 45,021 2,107 712 2,959 3.1 21 1,473 15,383
Wilmington, DE 1,901 12,647 503 254 1,980 3.8 25 321 13,869
Frederick 278 1,745 90 40 2,250 3.1 19 59 15,282
Hagerstown 411 1,954 79 50 1,580 5.2 25 67 11,539
Annapolis 355 2,027 77 52 1,481 4.6 26 49 17,655
Cumberland 392 U 69 79 873 5.7 U 42 7,169

1A "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. 2Lane miles estimated by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA).

KEY: DVMT = daily vehicle-miles of travel; U = data are unavailable.

SOURCES: 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.