Table 2-7: Pedestrian Fatalities Involving Motor Vehicles: 2003

Table 2-7: Pedestrian Fatalities Involving Motor Vehicles: 2003

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State Total traffic fatalities Pedestrians killed Pedestrian fatalities as percent of total Population (thousands) Pedestrian fatality rate per 100,000 population
Alabama 1,001 62 6.2 4,501 1.4
Alaska 95 8 8.4 649 1.2
Arizona 1,120 121 10.8 5,581 2.2
Arkansas 627 40 6.4 2,726 1.5
California 4,215 701 16.6 35,484 2.0
Colorado 632 56 8.9 4,551 1.2
Connecticut 294 34 11.6 3,483 1.0
Delaware 142 19 13.4 817 2.3
District of Columbia 67 18 26.9 563 3.2
Florida 3,169 500 15.8 17,019 2.9
Georgia 1,603 156 9.7 8,685 1.8
Hawaii 135 24 17.8 1,258 1.9
Idaho 293 13 4.4 1,366 1.0
Illinois 1,453 188 12.9 12,654 1.5
Indiana 834 62 7.4 6,196 1.0
Iowa 441 18 4.1 2,944 0.6
Kansas 471 25 5.3 2,724 0.9
Kentucky 928 61 6.6 4,118 1.5
Louisiana 894 87 9.7 4,496 1.9
Maine 207 13 6.3 1,306 1.0
Maryland 649 114 17.6 5,509 2.1
Massachusetts 462 86 18.6 6,433 1.3
Michigan 1,283 166 12.9 10,080 1.6
Minnesota 657 53 8.1 5,059 1.0
Mississippi 871 40 4.6 2,881 1.4
Missouri 1,232 78 6.3 5,704 1.4
Montana 262 10 3.8 918 1.1
Nebraska 293 12 4.1 1,739 0.7
Nevada 368 65 17.7 2,241 2.9
New Hampshire 127 19 15.0 1,288 1.5
New Jersey 747 147 19.7 8,638 1.7
New Mexico 439 51 11.6 1,875 2.7
New York 1,491 334 22.4 19,190 1.7
North Carolina 1,531 150 9.8 8,407 1.8
North Dakota 105 7 6.7 634 1.1
Ohio 1,277 99 7.8 11,436 0.9
Oklahoma 668 36 5.4 3,512 1.0
Oregon 512 46 9.0 3,560 1.3
Pennsylvania 1,577 170 10.8 12,365 1.4
Rhode Island 104 13 12.5 1076 1.2
South Carolina 968 80 8.3 4,147 1.9
South Dakota 203 10 4.9 764 1.3
Tennessee 1,193 96 8.0 5,842 1.6
Texas 3,675 382 10.4 22,119 1.7
Utah 309 28 9.1 2,351 1.2
Vermont 69 7 10.1 619 1.1
Virginia 943 86 9.1 7,386 1.2
Washington 600 75 12.5 6,131 1.2
West Virginia 394 22 5.6 1,810 1.2
Wisconsin 848 54 6.4 5,472 1.0
Wyoming 165 7 4.2 501 1.4
United States, total 42,643 4,749 11.1 290,810 1.6

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Traffic Safety Facts 2003: Pedestrians, Washington, DC: 2004, available at http://www-nrd.nhtsa.dot.gov/departments/nrd-30/ncsa/availinf.html as of Oct. 11, 2004.