Table 4-2: Licensed Drivers: 2013

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State Number of licensed drivers1 Licensed drivers per registered vehicle Resident population Driving age population (16 and over) Drivers per 1,000 total resident population Drivers per 1,000 driving age population
Alabama 3,859,403 0.81 4,833,722 3,848,576 798 1,003
Alaska 528,873 0.69 735,132 567,372 719 932
Arizona 4,791,450 0.90 6,626,624 5,189,383 723 923
Arkansas 2,097,201 0.89 2,959,373 2,328,418 709 901
California 24,390,236 0.89 38,332,521 30,218,651 636 807
Colorado 3,837,488 0.83 5,268,367 4,162,832 728 922
Connecticut 2,534,090 0.90 3,596,080 2,908,694 705 871
Delaware 723,657 0.77 925,749 744,154 782 972
District of Columbia 405,555 1.30 646,449 545,368 627 744
Florida 13,670,441 0.92 19,552,860 15,996,284 699 855
Georgia 6,607,016 0.86 9,992,167 7,775,850 661 850
Hawaii 915,033 0.70 1,404,054 1,128,884 652 811
Idaho 1,111,485 0.66 1,612,136 1,230,965 689 903
Illinois 8,261,582 0.82 12,882,135 10,208,958 641 809
Indiana 4,500,403 0.81 6,570,902 5,164,988 685 871
Iowa 2,143,665 0.61 3,090,416 2,447,740 694 876
Kansas 2,017,759 0.78 2,893,957 2,248,518 697 897
Kentucky 3,019,283 0.76 4,395,295 3,493,897 687 864
Louisiana 3,278,143 0.85 4,625,470 3,633,574 709 902
Maine 1,011,385 0.85 1,328,302 1,099,524 761 920
Maryland 4,140,105 1.10 5,928,814 4,737,568 698 874
Massachusetts 4,765,586 0.97 6,692,824 5,466,929 712 872
Michigan 6,986,587 0.86 9,895,622 7,922,631 706 882
Minnesota 3,330,725 0.64 5,420,380 4,283,605 614 778
Mississippi 1,968,907 0.96 2,991,207 2,334,928 658 843
Missouri 4,280,438 0.74 6,044,171 4,804,108 708 891
Montana 766,716 0.50 1,015,165 816,492 755 939
Nebraska 1,374,529 0.75 1,868,516 1,453,480 736 946
Nevada 1,756,095 0.81 2,790,136 2,202,901 629 797
New Hampshire 1,061,433 0.76 1,323,459 1,087,125 802 976
New Jersey 6,081,386 0.87 8,899,339 7,115,472 683 855
New Mexico 1,456,500 0.79 2,085,287 1,632,983 698 892
New York2 11,210,783 1.07 19,651,127 15,907,539 570 705
North Carolina 6,822,902 0.88 9,848,060 7,812,833 693 873
North Dakota 513,838 0.62 723,393 577,967 710 889
Ohio 8,030,421 0.79 11,570,808 9,230,566 694 870
Oklahoma 2,418,307 0.71 3,850,568 3,004,270 628 805
Oregon 2,773,373 0.78 3,930,065 3,170,882 706 875
Pennsylvania 8,896,590 0.86 12,773,801 10,381,760 696 857
Rhode Island 749,232 0.90 1,051,511 863,702 713 867
South Carolina 3,536,404 0.91 4,774,839 3,813,523 741 927
South Dakota 603,643 0.61 844,877 659,321 714 916
Tennessee 4,605,100 0.87 6,495,978 5,171,538 709 890
Texas 15,447,273 0.79 26,448,193 20,165,608 584 766
Utah 1,661,219 0.81 2,900,872 2,095,086 573 793
Vermont 543,057 0.90 626,630 519,298 867 1,046
Virginia 5,602,765 0.81 8,260,405 6,602,567 678 849
Washington 5,301,630 0.84 6,971,406 5,553,636 760 955
West Virginia 1,177,136 0.83 1,854,304 1,516,395 635 776
Wisconsin 4,171,427 0.80 5,742,713 4,585,087 726 910
Wyoming 421,473 0.51 582,658 459,841 723 917
United States, total 212,159,728 0.84 316,128,839 250,892,271 671 846

1Includes restricted drivers and graduated driver licenses.

2State did not provide current data, estimated by FHWA.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, Highway Statistics, DL-1C, available at www.fhwa.dot.gov/policyinformation/statistics.cfm as of June 2015.