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Table 11. Intercity Rail Coverage by State in 2005 and 2010

Table 11. Intercity Rail Coverage by State in 2005 and 2010

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State name Total population Total rural residents Number of facilities in
State providing coverage (a)
Intercity rail service
2005 2010 2005 2010
Rural residents in
service area
Rural residents in rail service area ONLY (not in air, bus,
or ferry areas)
Number % Number % Number % Number %
Alabama 4,447,100 2,419,573 3 636,866 26.3 418,058 17.3 5,587 0.2 2,963 0.1
Alaska 626,932 295,959 16 120,411 40.7 120,411 40.7 727 0.2 727 0.2
Arizona 5,130,632 1,015,375 8 311,016 30.6 311,016 30.6 0 0.0 1,572 0.2
Arkansas 2,673,400 1,646,305 5 400,596 24.3 400,596 24.3 19,337 1.2 35,114 2.1
California 33,871,648 3,583,428 71 2,503,893 69.9 2,514,759 70.2 14,792 0.4 14,136 0.4
Colorado 4,301,261 989,801 9 272,586 27.5 272,586 27.5 2,911 0.3 6,802 0.7
Connecticut 3,405,565 581,332 12 512,928 88.2 512,928 88.2 0 0.0 0 0.0
Delaware 783,600 263,591 2 49,472 18.8 49,472 18.8 0 0.0 0 0.0
Florida 15,982,378 2,889,903 18 2,093,185 72.4 1,231,494 42.6 0 0.0 0 0.0
Georgia 8,186,453 3,139,359 5 678,593 21.6 656,788 20.9 63,197 2.0 74,101 2.4
Hawaii 1,211,537 241,720 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Idaho 1,293,953 624,767 1 47,857 7.7 47,857 7.7 3,615 0.6 3,615 0.6
Illinois 12,419,293 2,366,576 30 1,527,754 64.6 1,504,291 63.6 8,230 0.3 90,493 3.8
Indiana 6,080,485 2,364,892 11 1,012,762 42.8 1,010,850 42.7 1,463 0.1 25,242 1.1
Iowa 2,926,324 1,545,710 6 208,992 13.5 208,992 13.5 9,611 0.6 9,611 0.6
Kansas 2,688,418 1,066,777 6 349,008 32.7 349,008 32.7 20,081 1.9 57,809 5.4
Kentucky 4,041,769 2,201,173 4 212,233 9.6 212,233 9.6 0 0.0 18,003 0.8
Louisiana 4,468,976 1,732,490 7 698,686 40.3 698,686 40.3 0 0.0 10,358 0.6
Maine 1,274,923 866,035 4 214,384 24.8 214,384 24.8 0 0.0 0 0.0
Maryland 5,296,486 1,005,287 6 630,602 62.7 630,602 62.7 0 0.0 43,111 4.3
Massachusetts 6,349,097 874,037 11 720,295 82.4 720,295 82.4 0 0.0 0 0.0
Michigan 9,938,444 3,086,957 23 1,756,790 56.9 1,756,790 56.9 21,713 0.7 21,713 0.7
Minnesota 4,919,479 1,826,652 6 510,047 27.9 510,047 27.9 9,598 0.5 0 0.0
Mississippi 2,844,658 1,766,029 10 750,053 42.5 649,581 36.8 2,833 0.2 40,678 2.3
Missouri 5,595,211 2,227,343 12 747,688 33.6 747,688 33.6 27,533 1.2 76,916 3.5
Montana 902,195 506,692 12 89,460 17.7 89,460 17.7 18,025 3.6 29,171 5.8
Nebraska 1,711,263 686,077 5 192,760 28.1 192,760 28.1 14,217 2.1 14,217 2.1
Nevada 1,998,257 343,530 4 121,361 35.3 121,361 35.3 0 0.0 0 0.0
New
Hampshire
1,235,786 618,882 4 327,123 52.9 327,123 52.9 0 0.0 0 0.0
New
Jersey
8,414,350 786,237 6 400,282 50.9 400,282 50.9 0 0.0 0 0.0
New
Mexico
1,819,046 699,071 7 202,178 28.9 202,178 28.9 0 0.0 9,020 1.3
New
York
18,976,457 3,401,227 26 2,101,260 61.8 2,101,260 61.8 4,166 0.1 4,692 0.1
North
Carolina
8,049,313 4,057,508 16 2,064,855 50.9 2,064,855 50.9 0 0.0 18,844 0.5
North
Dakota
642,200 346,894 7 102,775 29.6 102,775 29.6 7,645 2.2 15,959 4.6
Ohio 11,353,140 3,344,825 7 1,088,190 32.5 987,542 29.5 0 0.0 63,992 1.9
Oklahoma 3,450,654 1,578,255 5 322,491 20.4 322,491 20.4 0 0.0 0 0.0
Oregon 3,421,399 1,070,932 7 509,686 47.6 509,686 47.6 4,502 0.4 1,254 0.1
Pennsylvania 12,281,054 3,573,215 24 1,684,453 47.1 1,684,453 47.1 0 0.0 26,115 0.7
Rhode
Island
1,048,319 137,818 3 137,818 100.0 137,818 100.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
South
Carolina
4,012,012 1,994,363 11 1,335,489 67.0 1,335,489 67.0 22,510 1.1 83,517 4.2
South
Dakota
754,844 481,959 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Tennessee 5,689,283 2,592,405 2 168,241 6.5 168,241 6.5 0 0.0 0 0.0
Texas 20,851,820 5,428,630 19 1,859,079 34.2 1,859,079 34.2 14,703 0.3 22,492 0.4
Utah 2,233,169 512,296 4 197,045 38.5 197,045 38.5 990 0.2 990 0.2
Vermont 608,827 448,107 11 374,547 83.6 374,547 83.6 0 0.0 22,640 5.1
Virginia 7,078,515 2,301,597 19 1,192,723 51.8 1,192,723 51.8 0 0.0 40,525 1.8
Washington 5,894,121 1,397,435 19 947,920 67.8 952,300 68.1 538 0.0 1,834 0.1
West
Virginia
1,808,344 1,182,341 10 501,443 42.4 501,443 42.4 19,931 1.7 44,617 3.8
Wisconsin 5,363,675 2,274,322 8 718,536 31.6 594,632 26.1 3,796 0.2 10,790 0.5
Wyoming 493,782 259,459 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Totals 280,849,847 80,645,148 522 33,606,412 41.7 32,168,955 39.9 322,251 0.4 943,633 1.2

NOTE: 2005 numbers differ from those in the June 2005 report because
the method used for determining coverage was revised in this report to more
accurately compute the coverage area and applied to the 2005 data.
(a) Facilities may provide intercity rail coverage to more than one State
but facilities counted only in State in which located. There is one facility
located in Washington DC that is not shown in the total number of facilities
providing coverage but provides intercity rail coverage to rural residents in
one or more neighboring States.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative
Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics

Updated: Saturday, May 20, 2017