Transportation Data

In 2011, Kansas ranked 3rd in the nation for total miles of public roads. The state has 142,046 miles of public roads throughout Kansas. In the same year, the motor-fuel gasoline tax was 24 cents per gallon.

Kansas Motor Vehicle Registration in Pottawatomie and Riley Counties, 2016

Vehicle Type Pottawatomie Riley
Automobile 13,011 27,079
Truck 8,194 9,308
Trailer 1,943 1,452
Motorcycle 852 1,601
Motor Bike 41 146
RV 94 131
Total 24,135 39,717
Source - Kansas Statistical Abstract 2017

Vehicles Per Household, 2016

Number of Vehicles Percent of Households in Pottawatomie County Percent of Households in Riley County
0 3.1% 6.1%
1 20.9% 33.4%
2 43.3% 39.0%
3 or more 32.8% 21.5%

Source- Kansas Statistical Abstract 2017

Kansas Roadway Statistics, 2016

Source: Kansas Statistical Abstract 2017
Categories
Riley County Pottawatomie County
Vehicle Registration Fees $1,841,947 $1,327,216
Daily Vehicle Miles 1,633,009 629,680
Total Road Miles 1,220 1,445

Commuting to Work

Source: Kansas Statistical Abstract 2017
Transportation Method Pottawatomie County Estimate Pottawatomie County Percent Riley County Estimate Riley County Percent
Workers 16 and over 10,865   40,443  
Car, Truck, or Van - Drove alone 8,735 80.4% 29, 483 72.9%
Car, Truck, or Van - Carpooled 1,206 11.1% 3,397 8.4%
Public Transportation (excluding taxicab) 11 0.1% 162 0.4%
Walked 239 2.2% 3,802 9.4%
Other means of transportation 261 2.4% 971 2.4%
Worked at Home 402 3.7% 2,629 6.5%
Mean Travel time to work (minutes) 20.8   15.5  
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