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5.0 Observations (continued)

 

Table 1. Average Payload (lbs) by Gross Vehicle Weight Group VIUS – by State

State

Group 1

Group 2

Group 3

Group 4

Group 5

Group 6

Group 7

Group 8

Alabama

-

3,063

5,907

8,036

5,288

8,432

15,228

36,375

Alaska

-

3,615

3,720

6,621

7,393

6,856

14,795

32,680

Arizona

-

2,130

3,469

2,790

4,833

9,626

25,059

30,646

Arkansas

-

3,282

5,291

4,975

5,519

11,173

19,820

33,855

California

-

2,116

3,945

4,560

5,097

8,518

29,012

31,550

Colorado

-

2,034

3,447

5,062

5,196

10,403

18,158

29,088

Connecticut

-

2,454

3,280

4,670

2,718

10,776

15,455

31,346

Delaware

-

6,369

3,597

3,708

14,853

10,796

12,974

34,154

District of Columbia

-

2,477

2,975

6,136

5,258

9,585

6,560

4,978

Florida

-

3,658

2,788

4,966

7,142

9,973

19,865

27,565

Georgia

-

3,406

5,967

4,930

8,515

9,159

11,816

24,376

Hawaii

-

2,081

2,518

5,897

4,347

7,283

13,197

27,050

Idaho

-

17,150

3,635

5,033

8,190

12,239

18,130

39,117

Illinois

-

5,284

2,829

4,058

6,199

12,333

29,741

39,709

Indiana

-

5,707

4,151

6,642

10,427

12,051

26,096

36,363

Iowa

-

4,028

3,301

4,375

9,934

12,073

18,344

35,371

Kansas

-

3,024

4,536

4,821

9,460

14,059

24,149

35,637

Kentucky

-

3,484

4,804

10,244

17,981

11,378

19,748

33,640

Louisiana

-

4,613

4,163

4,768

5,662

10,707

18,795

35,115

Maine

-

4,065

4,352

5,902

9,580

12,815

21,689

30,713

Maryland

-

3,312

2,676

3,943

5,774

9,546

14,474

20,604

Massachusetts

-

2,205

2,705

4,208

4,584

8,537

18,453

29,793

Michigan

-

2,486

4,422

6,415

6,823

9,571

18,418

41,511

Minnesota

-

4,299

3,761

4,628

10,031

11,258

16,584

33,998

Mississippi

-

5,590

4,874

5,064

583

11,398

23,577

40,059

Missouri

-

6,136

5,796

3,114

9,726

11,714

20,437

35,684

Montana

-

3,794

4,896

5,055

11,019

12,570

12,911

35,115

Nebraska

-

4,387

3,395

6,314

11,425

14,482

19,376

38,957

Nevada

*

1,940

4,187

4,165

4,230

9,173

19,230

33,206

New Hampshire

*

3,501

3,027

5,228

7,965

10,812

17,745

32,235

New Jersey

-

3,872

3,530

4,711

9,052

10,765

17,648

33,084

New Mexico

-

2,500

2,644

4,655

4,669

9,968

18,566

32,765

New York

-

3,808

3,772

3,837

5,707

9,133

16,647

30,295

North Carolina

-

3,232

5,264

5,625

7,519

11,100

25,155

33,595

North Dakota

-

6,985

6,789

4,525

14,116

16,422

18,561

38,056

Ohio

-

4,108

3,036

4,084

6,662

9,932

19,164

34,231

Oklahoma

-

3,306

6,095

4,052

10,308

11,277

25,602

39,039

Oregon

-

3,041

3,314

4,239

5,304

14,153

14,673

33,621

Pennsylvania

-

3,104

3,098

3,680

6,228

9,933

12,929

29,023

Rhode Island

-

5,621

2,851

4,293

6,854

8,987

14,401

32,542

South Carolina

-

3,908

3,973

4,926

6,581

9,880

13,959

35,913

South Dakota

-

4,053

4,423

4,331

13,232

14,698

19,168

41,191

Tennessee

-

3,688

3,696

4,258

6,223

9,205

27,518

34,637

Texas

-

7,272

3,827

3,210

7,094

9,238

24,264

35,101

Utah

*

3,296

4,399

3,124

6,600

10,133

21,458

38,905

Vermont

-

6,140

4,752

4,950

6,944

11,252

14,815

35,078

Virginia

-

4,477

3,689

5,136

7,315

10,727

18,593

32,895

Washington

-

3,229

4,835

4,576

8,094

8,914

15,403

33,917

West Virginia

-

3,903

3,508

3,912

5,363

9,828

18,115

35,127

Wisconsin

-

3,025

3,303

4,936

7,100

10,602

14,621

36,231

Wyoming

-

2,669

5,095

5,392

8,896

9,646

14,920

40,270

(*)  Small sample size.
(-)  No observation.

Table 2. Average Empty Weight (lbs) by Gross Vehicle Weight Group VIUS – by State

State

Group 1

Group 2

Group 3

Group 4

Group 5

Group 6

Group 7

Group 8

Alabama

-

7,478

8,903

10,547

13,123

17,319

24,056

28,827

Alaska

-

7,134

8,281

9,865

12,618

14,159

20,427

26,357

Arizona

-

7,352

7,997

10,618

11,174

11,665

23,155

27,260

Arkansas

-

6,403

9,311

10,135

12,141

16,104

23,218

26,536

California

-

6,190

8,689

9,646

12,292

16,293

24,675

25,356

Colorado

-

6,848

8,588

10,082

10,920

14,181

19,403

23,994

Connecticut

-

7,036

8,819

8,874

12,112

16,156

17,422

24,780

Delaware

-

8,811

9,102

10,174

11,654

15,309

17,943

27,304

District of Columbia

-

6,070

10,191

7,866

9,442

14,874

16,377

12,752

Florida

-

7,497

8,202

9,798

13,319

15,956

21,212

23,924

Georgia

-

7,607

9,785

9,631

11,771

15,954

19,327

23,934

Hawaii

-

6,618

8,074

9,368

10,377

12,987

17,360

23,976

Idaho

-

9,807

8,894

10,504

10,123

14,985

18,377

28,247

Illinois

-

8,426

8,550

10,391

10,893

16,116

28,117

27,601

Indiana

-

7,472

8,069

9,651

9,668

14,010

20,808

27,887

Iowa

-

8,093

7,725

9,778

10,791

13,118

17,116

25,227

Kansas

-

7,173

7,637

9,097

9,987

13,530

19,382

26,603

Kentucky

-

7,377

8,205

13,444

11,090

14,798

20,724

26,372

Louisiana

-

7,849

8,908

11,953

12,990

15,669

20,655

26,171

Maine

-

7,229

8,024

9,410

11,635

15,354

17,482

24,794

Maryland

-

7,652

8,600

11,829

12,791

15,682

19,554

19,944

Massachusetts

-

7,011

7,851

9,438

10,256

15,753

28,576

26,699

Michigan

-

6,773

9,296

9,432

8,855

15,858

21,774

32,945

Minnesota

-

7,705

9,317

10,239

10,910

14,297

23,565

26,496

Mississippi

-

6,709

8,867

7,532

10,900

14,515

23,940

28,848

Missouri

-

9,074

8,254

10,349

11,628

14,048

20,186

26,777

Montana

-

6,974

7,841

9,745

9,832

12,178

15,222

26,347

Nebraska

-

7,779

7,795

8,918

9,038

12,989

18,787

32,151

Nevada

*

6,820

8,980

9,923

13,113

16,750

21,530

26,652

New Hampshire

*

7,224

8,668

9,376

9,785

15,676

19,204

27,869

New Jersey

-

8,253

7,957

10,042

10,990

15,224

18,876

26,577

New Mexico

-

6,118

7,879

8,594

11,621

15,917

22,553

28,401

New York

-

7,140

9,392

10,361

11,020

14,191

16,600

24,870

North Carolina

-

7,396

9,393

9,815

10,208

16,493

25,024

26,880

North Dakota

-

7,267

10,509

11,180

11,272

12,878

15,084

25,707

Ohio

-

7,815

8,306

9,177

9,240

14,218

17,918

27,131

Oklahoma

-

7,097

9,320

10,694

10,568

14,162

31,706

31,157

Oregon

-

7,880

8,986

9,957

14,668

15,737

17,350

24,567

Pennsylvania

-

6,974

7,416

9,526

11,005

13,683

18,721

24,657

Rhode Island

-

7,456

9,419

9,428

11,930

13,722

15,684

25,491

South Carolina

-

7,190

8,390

9,454

9,899

14,537

20,145

27,017

South Dakota

-

6,685

7,337

8,769

9,109

12,495

21,054

28,188

Tennessee

-

7,622

9,043

9,018

11,703

14,159

20,012

26,626

Texas

-

7,495

8,780

10,646

10,464

15,412

21,775

28,600

Utah

*

9,969

10,779

11,717

11,828

15,937

25,088

30,740

Vermont

-

8,431

8,084

10,156

10,016

14,483

17,858

27,417

Virginia

-

7,101

6,976

7,791

8,646

13,744

16,320

26,175

Washington

-

8,992

8,047

9,682

11,739

12,727

19,969

26,095

West Virginia

-

6,987

8,713

10,589

12,458

14,876

19,092

28,793

Wisconsin

-

7,081

8,062

10,405

11,469

15,344

17,889

28,713

Wyoming

-

6,579

9,328

10,483

8,887

13,478

17,346

29,470

(*)  Small sample size.
(-)  No observation.

Table 3. Average Payload (lbs) by FHWA Vehicle Class VIUS – by State

State

Class 1

Class 2

Class 3

Class 4

Class 5

Class 6

Class 7

Class 8

Class 9

Alabama

6,534

26,277

47,116

16,272

43,141

42,072

28,000

27,000

-

Alaska

5,859

22,573

31,430

15,695

39,528

51,935

-

31,800

70,325

Arizona

6,281

22,278

38,708

13,974

39,146

17,793

44,300

43,225

-

Arkansas

7,184

22,697

32,204

15,025

44,629

32,551

-

33,960

54,500

California

5,639

20,023

33,732

16,746

40,403

42,462

49,511

47,073

41,530

Colorado

7,594

25,252

37,090

14,105

42,974

46,373

51,000

-

-

Connecticut

7,265

25,769

37,803

13,729

40,415

46,281

37,000

59,000

-

Delaware

7,250

30,254

41,258

17,303

42,457

28,605

-

-

-

District of Columbia

5,346

20,388

11,978

3,500

-

-

-

-

-

Florida

6,637

30,529

38,986

14,857

42,885

34,338

30,667

23,000

-

Georgia

6,801

24,925

31,954

12,172

37,304

42,892

-

-

-

Hawaii

5,651

21,442

35,388

15,699

36,369

41,519

-

-

-

Idaho

9,127

26,349

34,967

15,157

44,307

52,455

59,900

-

67,000

Illinois

7,444

23,364

27,380

21,667

44,606

41,816

38,993

39,675

53,983

Indiana

8,700

30,144

32,671

14,165

41,512

44,022

35,000

60,218

58,000

Iowa

8,680

23,560

30,398

16,602

44,449

42,275

-

-

37,500

Kansas

10,101

24,547

30,116

20,853

45,064

38,650

44,737

42,500

36,170

Kentucky

8,889

25,942

38,711

15,125

40,730

42,766

-

-

37,280

Louisiana

7,144

25,256

34,072

14,327

47,028

47,319

-

-

59,224

Maine

9,127

27,086

36,926

17,650

40,267

55,838

-

-

-

Maryland

6,205

29,582

38,000

11,114

32,038

38,109

-

-

-

Massachusetts

5,247

26,974

38,085

11,834

45,852

39,958

-

-

-

Michigan

6,771

20,065

30,697

15,412

37,088

61,272

38,000

40,000

100,145

Minnesota

7,581

23,509

31,129

14,178

41,868

39,443

36,000

31,500

-

Mississippi

6,223

28,608

29,248

15,779

44,716

44,753

-

-

-

Missouri

9,105

26,110

31,533

13,636

42,471

39,272

-

-

-

Montana

10,912

25,410

29,729

17,813

43,243

49,817

-

-

70,824

Nebraska

11,054

24,528

32,747

15,087

41,550

50,195

-

36,500

53,013

Nevada

7,550

22,711

40,499

17,123

42,319

51,454

48,553

45,265

68,513

New Hampshire

7,313

25,825

34,054

13,667

40,755

53,346

-

-

-

New Jersey

7,154

29,850

44,487

15,388

41,927

30,040

38,190

-

-

New Mexico

6,655

23,854

33,538

16,277

42,173

32,867

51,000

53,525

87,000

New York

6,883

25,703

38,705

9,568

42,558

54,837

51,000

-

90,755

North Carolina

7,522

24,688

32,827

19,043

41,852

35,086

31,529

34,000

34,000

North Dakota

13,344

25,525

29,259

17,158

46,730

50,459

-

-

69,500

Ohio

7,021

22,493

33,568

12,799

41,318

41,881

-

45,000

30,000

Oklahoma

8,030

23,057

33,847

18,560

40,674

42,141

24,817

30,333

-

Oregon

5,244

22,832

27,449

16,998

44,978

47,662

48,166

40,492

62,234

Pennsylvania

6,540

25,872

39,530

8,976

40,187

32,124

-

-

26,000

Rhode Island

5,576

31,550

42,570

11,907

44,264

52,904

-

-

-

South Carolina

7,280

24,417

35,520

14,789

42,222

43,311

-

-

-

South Dakota

11,210

24,178

29,315

17,687

45,679

46,840

-

-

77,997

Tennessee

6,561

26,774

41,064

14,827

41,013

36,271

45,000

-

32,000

Texas

7,275

26,224

36,280

17,665

42,948

42,209

23,514

21,583

110,000

Utah

5,917

16,510

32,118

15,307

41,196

53,222

27,606

32,503

77,802

Vermont

8,439

27,309

34,971

12,803

45,788

45,911

-

61,400

-

Virginia

7,352

27,859

34,654

16,424

42,527

47,412

37,159

40,282

45,500

Washington

6,638

22,209

35,971

14,366

39,919

56,690

37,728

51,149

64,585

West Virginia

7,120

27,446

36,591

13,947

41,495

49,097

-

-

-

Wisconsin

6,865

22,474

37,909

16,624

42,399

44,392

13,000

-

-

Wyoming

8,067

24,995

34,214

14,983

43,061

54,541

51,000

-

70,772

(-)  No observation.

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