Table 2-7: Pedestrian Fatalities Involving Motor Vehicles: 2007

Table 2-7: Pedestrian Fatalities Involving Motor Vehicles: 2007

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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 1,110 69 6.2 4,628 1.5
Alaska 84 14 16.7 683 2.0
Arizona 1,066 154 14.4 6,339 2.4
Arkansas 650 45 6.9 2,835 1.6
California 3,974 640 16.1 36,553 1.8
Colorado 554 58 10.5 4,862 1.2
Connecticut 277 31 11.2 3,502 0.9
Delaware 117 16 13.7 865 1.9
District of Columbia 44 19 43.2 588 3.2
Florida 3,214 531 16.5 18,251 2.9
Georgia 1,641 153 9.3 9,545 1.6
Hawaii 138 27 19.6 1,283 2.1
Idaho 252 17 6.7 1,499 1.1
Illinois 1,249 171 13.7 12,853 1.3
Indiana 898 59 6.6 6,345 0.9
Iowa 445 23 5.2 2,988 0.8
Kansas 416 20 4.8 2,776 0.7
Kentucky 864 44 5.1 4,241 1.0
Louisiana 985 107 10.9 4,293 2.5
Maine 183 10 5.5 1,317 0.8
Maryland 614 116 18.9 5,618 2.1
Massachusetts 417 61 14.6 6,450 0.9
Michigan 1,088 131 12.0 10,072 1.3
Minnesota 504 33 6.5 5,198 0.6
Mississippi 884 58 6.6 2,919 2.0
Missouri 992 79 8.0 5,878 1.3
Montana 277 15 5.4 958 1.6
Nebraska 256 8 3.1 1,775 0.5
Nevada 373 52 13.9 2,565 2.0
New Hampshire 129 13 10.1 1,316 1.0
New Jersey 724 149 20.6 8,686 1.7
New Mexico 413 52 12.6 1,970 2.6
New York 1,333 278 20.9 19,298 1.4
North Carolina 1,675 171 10.2 9,061 1.9
North Dakota 111 5 4.5 640 0.8
Ohio 1,257 107 8.5 11,467 0.9
Oklahoma 754 66 8.8 3,617 1.8
Oregon 455 48 10.5 3,747 1.3
Pennsylvania 1,491 151 10.1 12,433 1.2
Rhode Island 69 13 18.8 1,058 1.2
South Carolina 1,066 106 9.9 4,408 2.4
South Dakota 146 7 4.8 796 0.9
Tennessee 1,210 69 5.7 6,157 1.1
Texas 3,363 387 11.5 23,904 1.6
Utah 299 32 10.7 2,645 1.2
Vermont 66 4 6.1 621 0.6
Virginia 1,027 88 8.6 7,712 1.1
Washington 568 60 10.6 6,468 0.9
West Virginia 431 27 6.3 1,812 1.5
Wisconsin 756 58 7.7 5,602 1.0
Wyoming 150 2 1.3 523 0.4
United States, total 41,059 4,654 11.3 301,621 1.5

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Traffic Safety Facts 2007 Early Edition, Washington, DC: 2007, available at http://www.nhtsa.dot.gov/ as of Jan. 22, 2009.