Table 5-3: Highway Vehicle-Miles Traveled (VMT): 2004, 2009

Table 5-3: Highway Vehicle-Miles Traveled (VMT): 2004, 2009

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State 2004 2009
Total VMT (millions) Estimated Population VMT per capita Total VMT (millions) Estimated Population VMT per capita
Alabama 59,035 4,512,190 13,083 56,061 4,708,708 11,906
Alaska 4,990 661,569 7,543 4,933 698,473 7,063
Arizona1 57,336 5,759,425 9,955 61,628 6,595,778 9,344
Arkansas 31,648 2,746,161 11,524 33,219 2,889,450 11,497
California 328,917 35,558,419 9,250 324,486 36,961,664 8,779
Colorado 45,891 4,599,681 9,977 46,276 5,024,748 9,210
Connecticut 31,608 3,474,610 9,097 31,420 3,518,288 8,930
Delaware 9,301 826,639 11,252 9,080 885,122 10,258
District of Columbia 3,742 579,796 6,454 3,608 599,657 6,017
Florida 196,444 17,375,259 11,306 194,659 18,537,969 10,501
Georgia 112,620 8,913,676 12,635 109,258 9,829,211 11,116
Hawaii 9,725 1,252,782 7,763 9,973 1,295,178 7,700
Idaho 14,729 1,391,718 10,583 15,531 1,545,801 10,047
Illinois 109,135 12,645,295 8,630 105,846 12,910,409 8,199
Indiana2,5 72,713 6,214,454 11,701 76,628 6,423,113 11,930
Iowa 31,538 2,941,358 10,722 31,065 3,007,856 10,328
Kansas 29,172 2,730,765 10,683 29,499 2,818,747 10,465
Kentucky 47,322 4,147,970 11,408 47,355 4,314,113 10,977
Louisiana 44,607 4,489,327 9,936 44,863 4,492,076 9,987
Maine 14,948 1,308,253 11,426 14,491 1,318,301 10,992
Maryland 55,284 5,542,659 9,974 55,293 5,699,478 9,701
Massachusetts 54,771 6,451,279 8,490 54,812 6,593,587 8,313
Michigan 103,326 10,089,305 10,241 96,769 9,969,727 9,706
Minnesota1 56,570 5,079,344 11,137 56,872 5,266,214 10,799
Mississippi 39,431 2,886,006 13,663 40,427 2,951,996 13,695
Missouri 68,994 5,758,444 11,981 69,003 5,987,580 11,524
Montana 11,207 925,887 12,104 11,011 974,989 11,293
Nebraska 19,171 1,742,184 11,004 19,359 1,796,619 10,775
Nevada3 19,354 2,328,703 8,311 20,454 2,643,085 7,739
New Hampshire3 13,216 1,292,766 10,223 12,975 1,324,575 9,796
New Jersey 72,844 8,611,530 8,459 73,029 8,707,739 8,387
New Mexico 23,942 1,891,829 12,655 26,013 2,009,671 12,944
New York 137,898 19,297,933 7,146 133,491 19,541,453 6,831
North Carolina4 95,903 8,531,283 11,241 104,260 9,380,884 11,114
North Dakota 7,594 636,303 11,935 8,154 646,844 12,606
Ohio 111,654 11,464,593 9,739 110,642 11,542,645 9,586
Oklahoma 46,443 3,514,449 13,215 46,997 3,687,050 12,747
Oregon 35,598 3,573,505 9,962 33,972 3,825,657 8,880
Pennsylvania5 108,070 12,388,368 8,724 103,880 12,604,767 8,241
Rhode Island 8,473 1,071,414 7,908 8,250 1,053,209 7,833
South Carolina 49,551 4,201,306 11,794 49,130 4,561,242 10,771
South Dakota 8,784 774,283 11,345 9,607 812,383 11,825
Tennessee 70,943 5,916,762 11,990 70,226 6,296,254 11,154
Texas 231,008 22,418,319 10,304 230,411 24,782,302 9,297
Utah 24,696 2,438,915 10,126 26,264 2,784,572 9,432
Vermont 7,855 618,145 12,707 7,646 621,760 12,297
Virginia 78,877 7,468,914 10,561 80,927 7,882,590 10,267
Washington 55,673 6,184,289 9,002 56,417 6,664,195 8,466
West Virginia 20,302 1,803,302 11,258 19,606 1,819,777 10,774
Wisconsin 60,399 5,511,385 10,959 58,157 5,654,774 10,285
Wyoming 9,261 502,988 18,412 9,568 544,270 17,580
United States, total 2,962,513 293,045,739 10,109 2,953,501 307,006,550 9,620

12008 data used for 2009 data.

2 2008 data excludes 788 miles of Federal agency owned roads.

32003 data used for 2004 data.

4State changed travel estimation process in 2009.

52008 data used for the rural minor collector, and rural and urban local functional systems in 2009 data. Includes 40 miles of Interstate designated in 2010.

NOTES: Travel for the rural minor collector and rural/urban local functional systems is estimated by the States based on a model or other means and provided to the FHWA on a summary basis. Travel for all other systems are estimated from State-provided data in the Highway Performance Monitoring System.

Population estimates are for July 1 of given year.

SOURCES: U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, Highway Statistics, table VM-2 (Washington, DC: Annual editions), available at http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/policy/ohpi/hss/hsspubs.cfm as of Jul. 6, 2011.

U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Census Bureau, Statistical Abstract of the United States 2011, table 12 (Washington, DC: 2011), available at http://www.census.gov/compendia/statab/ as of Jul. 6, 2011.