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

Table 5-5: Highway, Demographic, and Geographic Characteristics of Urbanized Areas in New Jersey: 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
New York-Northeastern, NJ 37,623 263,905 17,089 3,962 4,313 2.2 15.4 6,601 15,346
Philadelphia, PA-NJ 13,417 77,005 4,068 1,347 3,020 3.3 18.9 1,743 14,049
Wilmington, DE-MD-NJ 1,901 12,647 503 254 1,980 3.8 25.1 321 13,869
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ 1,872 9,443 447 179 2,497 4.2 21.1 283 11,962
Trenton, NJ-PA 1,600 8,373 340 192 1,771 4.7 24.6 296 10,099
Atlantic City 1,093 4,279 189 89 2,124 5.8 22.6 128 10,164
Vineland-Millville 537 1,930 96 128 750 5.6 20.1 87 5,038

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.