Table 2-7: Pedestrian Fatalities Involving Motor Vehicles: 2005

Table 2-7: Pedestrian Fatalities Involving Motor Vehicles: 2005

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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 1,131 72 6.4 4,558 1.6
Alaska 72 7 9.7 664 1.1
Arizona 1,177 157 13.3 5,939 2.6
Arkansas 648 37 5.7 2,779 1.3
California 4,329 742 17.1 36,132 2.1
Colorado 606 48 7.9 4,665 1.0
Connecticut 274 34 12.4 3,510 1.0
Delaware 134 11 8.2 844 1.3
District of Columbia 48 16 33.3 551 2.9
Florida 3,543 576 16.3 17,790 3.2
Georgia 1,729 150 8.7 9,073 1.7
Hawaii 140 35 25.0 1,275 2.7
Idaho 275 9 3.3 1,429 0.6
Illinois 1,361 164 12.0 12,763 1.3
Indiana 938 63 6.7 6,272 1.0
Iowa 450 24 5.3 2,966 0.8
Kansas 428 24 5.6 2,745 0.9
Kentucky 985 54 5.5 4,173 1.3
Louisiana 955 109 11.4 4,524 2.4
Maine 169 9 5.3 1,322 0.7
Maryland 614 102 16.6 5,600 1.8
Massachusetts 442 76 17.2 6,399 1.2
Michigan 1,129 137 12.1 10,121 1.4
Minnesota 559 44 7.9 5,133 0.9
Mississippi 931 72 7.7 2,921 2.5
Missouri 1,257 88 7.0 5,800 1.5
Montana 251 13 5.2 936 1.4
Nebraska 276 8 2.9 1,759 0.5
Nevada 427 63 14.8 2,415 2.6
New Hampshire 166 5 3.0 1,310 0.4
New Jersey 748 154 20.6 8,718 1.8
New Mexico 488 61 12.5 1,928 3.2
New York 1,429 321 22.5 19,255 1.7
North Carolina 1,534 164 10.7 8,683 1.9
North Dakota 123 9 7.3 637 1.4
Ohio 1,323 95 7.2 11,464 0.8
Oklahoma 802 50 6.2 3,548 1.4
Oregon 488 48 9.8 3,641 1.3
Pennsylvania 1,616 159 9.8 12,430 1.3
Rhode Island 87 14 16.1 1,076 1.3
South Carolina 1,093 98 9.0 4,255 2.3
South Dakota 186 14 7.5 776 1.8
Tennessee 1,270 70 5.5 5,963 1.2
Texas 3,504 419 12.0 22,860 1.8
Utah 282 20 7.1 2,470 0.8
Vermont 73 3 4.1 623 0.5
Virginia 947 88 9.3 7,567 1.2
Washington 647 71 11.0 6,288 1.1
West Virginia 374 23 6.1 1,817 1.3
Wisconsin 815 44 5.4 5,536 0.8
Wyoming 170 7 4.1 509 1.4
United States, total 43,443 4,881 11.2 296,410 1.6

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Traffic Safety Facts 2005: Pedestrians, Washington, DC: 2006, available at http://www-nrd.nhtsa.dot.gov/departments/nrd-30/ncsa/availinf.html as of Nov. 30, 2006.