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

Table 5-5: Highway, Demographic, and Geographic Characteristics of Urbanized Areas in Nebraska: 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
Omaha 2,475 12,194 648 222 2,919 3.8 18.8 300 10,993
Lincoln 856 3,910 226 81 2,790 3.8 17.3 59 6,573

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.