Table 2-7: Pedestrian Fatalities Involving Motor Vehicles: 2009

Table 2-7: Pedestrian Fatalities Involving Motor Vehicles: 2009

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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 848 64 7.5 4,709 1.4
Alaska 64 9 14.1 698 1.3
Arizona 807 120 14.9 6,596 1.8
Arkansas 585 36 6.2 2,889 1.2
California 3,081 563 18.3 36,962 1.5
Colorado 465 47 10.1 5,025 0.9
Connecticut 223 26 11.7 3,518 0.7
Delaware 116 15 12.9 885 1.7
District of Columbia 29 14 48.3 600 2.3
Florida 2,558 466 18.2 18,538 2.5
Georgia 1,284 150 11.7 9,829 1.5
Hawaii 109 16 14.7 1,295 1.2
Idaho 226 10 4.4 1,546 0.6
Illinois 911 111 12.2 12,910 0.9
Indiana 693 50 7.2 6,423 0.8
Iowa 372 21 5.6 3,008 0.7
Kansas 386 22 5.7 2,819 0.8
Kentucky 791 41 5.2 4,314 1.0
Louisiana 821 107 13.0 4,492 2.4
Maine 159 11 6.9 1,318 0.8
Maryland 547 113 20.7 5,699 2.0
Massachusetts 334 48 14.4 6,594 0.7
Michigan 871 118 13.5 9,970 1.2
Minnesota 421 42 10.0 5,266 0.8
Mississippi 700 58 8.3 2,952 2.0
Missouri 878 68 7.7 5,988 1.1
Montana 221 15 6.8 975 1.5
Nebraska 223 9 4.0 1,797 0.5
Nevada 243 35 14.4 2,643 1.3
New Hampshire 110 8 7.3 1,325 0.6
New Jersey 583 157 26.9 8,708 1.8
New Mexico 361 39 10.8 2,010 1.9
New York 1,156 306 26.5 19,541 1.6
North Carolina 1,314 146 11.1 9,381 1.6
North Dakota 140 4 2.9 647 0.6
Ohio 1,021 85 8.3 11,543 0.7
Oklahoma 738 31 4.2 3,687 0.8
Oregon 377 35 9.3 3,826 0.9
Pennsylvania 1,256 134 10.7 12,605 1.1
Rhode Island 83 16 19.3 1,053 1.5
South Carolina 894 89 10.0 4,561 2.0
South Dakota 131 4 3.1 812 0.5
Tennessee 989 70 7.1 6,296 1.1
Texas 3,071 344 11.2 24,782 1.4
Utah 244 19 7.8 2,785 0.7
Vermont 74 5 6.8 622 0.8
Virginia 757 73 9.6 7,883 0.9
Washington 492 61 12.4 6,664 0.9
West Virginia 356 21 5.9 1,820 1.2
Wisconsin 561 38 6.8 5,655 0.7
Wyoming 134 2 1.5 544 0.4
United States, total 33,808 4,092 12.1 307,007 1.3

NOTE: Details may not add to totals due to rounding.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Traffic Safety Facts 2009 Early Edition (Washington, DC: 2010), tables 106 and 116, available at http://www-nrd.nhtsa.dot.gov/Cats/index.aspx as of Jun. 20, 2010.