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

Table 5-5: Highway, Demographic, and Geographic Characteristics of Urbanized Areas in Oklahoma: 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
Oklahoma City 4,714 25,980 1,083 647 1,674 4.4 24 746 11,975
Tulsa 2,761 18,006 803 305 2,633 3.4 22 530 11,833
Fort Smith 821 2,449 165 93 1,774 5.0 15 81 8,595
Lawton 421 1,972 115 47 2,447 3.7 17 64 3,866

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; U = data are unavailable.

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.