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

Table 5-5: Highway, Demographic, and Geographic Characteristics of Urbanized Areas in New Hampshire: 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
Lawrence-Haverhill 1,484 8,670 301 205 1,468 5 29 306 14,017
Lowell 936 5,799 223 116 1,922 4 26 153 17,693
Nashua 497 2,223 137 73 1,877 4 16 70 10,174
Manchester 572 3,153 127 65 1,954 5 25 123 12,204
Portsmouth-Dover-Rochester 663 3,197 116 203 571 6 28 124 8,984

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.

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.