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

Table 5-5: Highway, Demographic, and Geographic Characteristics of Urbanized Areas in Michigan: 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
Detroit 13,808 92,359 3,836 1,304 2,942 3.6 24.1 1,813 17,169
Grand Rapids 2,273 12,151 530 318 1,667 4.3 22.9 292 12,231
Toledo, OH-MI 2,121 11,830 500 255 1,961 4.2 23.7 319 12,615
Flint 1,700 9,699 339 237 1,430 5.0 28.6 322 10,570
Lansing-East Lansing 1,236 6,376 285 157 1,815 4.3 22.4 206 9,794
Ann Arbor 991 7,131 277 159 1,742 3.6 25.7 244 13,590
South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI 1,431 5,329 240 147 1,633 6.0 22.2 147 6,603
Kalamazoo 881 4,635 184 123 1,496 4.8 25.2 113 10,275
Saginaw 749 3,113 135 78 1,731 5.5 23.1 97 7,780
Muskegon 685 2,357 119 87 1,368 5.8 19.8 62 9,033
Jackson 544 2,204 90 78 1,154 6.0 24.5 87 8,307
Holland 401 1,619 87 58 1,500 4.6 18.6 53 4,072
Battle Creek 557 2,082 81 79 1,025 6.9 25.7 57 9,279
Port Huron 452 1,829 78 62 1,258 5.8 23.5 60 6,568
Bay City 415 1,585 74 49 1,510 5.6 21.4 47 6,735
Benton Harbor 412 1,891 60 49 1,224 6.9 31.5 84 8,950

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.