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

Table 5-5: Highway, Demographic, and Geographic Characteristics of Urbanized Areas in Wisconsin: 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 person Total DVMT per capita Total estimated freeway lane miles2 Average daily traffic per freeway lane mile
Milwaukee 5,095 31,888 1,532 518 2,958 3.3 21 602 16,104
Madison 1,058 6,029 427 104 4,106 2.5 14 181 11,166
Duluth-Superior 878 2,702 339 153 2,216 2.6 8 61 8,412
Appleton-Neenah 943 3,916 267 64 4,172 3.5 15 128 11,139
Green Bay 983 4,509 227 105 2,162 4.3 20 130 9,963
Racine 507 1,762 195 42 4,643 2.6 9 0 0
Eau Claire 700 2,136 148 50 2,960 4.7 14 55 4,742
La Crosse 467 1,874 132 38 3,474 3.5 14 61 5,191
Wausau 494 1,511 126 43 2,930 3.9 12 89 6,895
Sheboygan 328 1,005 113 28 4,036 2.9 9 36 6,893
Kenosha 457 1,735 104 44 2,364 4.4 17 12 12,041
Oshkosh 310 1,150 95 25 3,800 3.3 12 21 13,734
Janesville 347 1,204 86 26 3,308 4.0 14 21 11,983
Beloit 385 1,267 84 40 2,100 4.6 15 30 9,514
Round Lake Beach-McHenry 5 12 79 45 1,756 0.1 0.2 0 0

1A "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. 2Lane miles estimated by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA).

KEY: DVMT = daily vehicle-miles of travel.

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.