Ohio Fast Facts 2000

Ohio Fast Facts 2000

Transportation System Extent

All public roads: 116,964 miles
Interstate: 1,572 miles
Road bridges: 27,901
Class I railroad trackage: 4,526 miles
Inland waterways: 444 miles
Public use airports: 163 (15 certificated for air carrier operations)1

Vehicles and Conveyances

Automobiles registered: 6.7 million
Light trucks registered: 3.4 million
Heavy trucks registered: 45,000
Buses registered: 38,000
Motorcycles registered: 255,000
Rail transit systems: 1 heavy rail (subway), 1 light rail
Numbered boats: 417,000

Geographic

Land area: 40,948 sq. miles (rank: 35)
Percent of land area owned by federal government: 1.52 (rank: 40)
Persons per square mile: 277.3 (rank: 9)
Highest point: Campbell Hill (1,549 ft.)
Lowest point: Ohio River (455 ft.)

Political Subdivisions

Counties: 88
Municipal governments: 9413
Congressional districts: 184

Demographic

Population: 11,353,140 (rank: 7)
Percent urban population: 745 (rank: 17)

Socioeconomic

Gross state product: $362 billion2 (rank: 7)
Civilian labor force: 5.8 million2 (rank: 7)
Median household income: $43,894 (rank: 19)

Commuting (percent of workers)

Car, truck, or vandrove alone: 83.6
Car, truck, or vancarpooled: 8.4
Public transportation (including taxi): 2.4
Walked: 2.1
Other means: 0.8
Worked at home: 2.6

State Transportation Department

Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT)
1980 West Broad Street
Columbus, OH 43223
(614) 466-7170
http://www.dot.state.oh.us/

1 2002

2 1999

3 1997

4 Apportionment based on 2000 census

5 1990