Table 5-5: Highway, Demographic, and Geographic Characteristics of Urbanized Areas in Utah: 2000

Table 5-5: Highway, Demographic, and Geographic Characteristics of Urbanized Areas in Utah: 2000

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Federal-aid urbanized area1 Total roadway miles Total DVMT (thousands) Estimated population (thousands) Net land area (square miles) Persons per square mile Miles of roadway per thousand persons Total DVMT per capita Total estimated freeway lane miles2 Average daily traffic per freeway lane mile
Salt Lake City 3,334 20,396 830 353 2,351 4.0 24.6 500 12,832
Ogden 1,434 7,047 278 188 1,479 5.2 25.4 188 12,443
Provo-Orem 1,328 6,711 275 160 1,719 4.8 24.4 169 14,879
Logan 384 1,307 58 76 763 6.6 22.5 0 NA

1 A "federal-aid urbanized area" is an area with 50,000 or more persons that, at a minimum, encompasses the land area delineated as the urbanized area by the U.S. Census Bureau. Areas are ranked by population.

2 Lane miles estimated by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA).

KEY : DVMT = daily vehicle-miles of travel; NA = not applicable.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, Highway Statistics, 2000, Washington, DC: 2001, available at http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/ohim/ohimstat.htm as of Dec. 6, 2001.