Table 1-21: Number of Trucks by Weight
|Thousands of trucks||Percent change 1992-97|
|Less than 6,001 lb||50,545.7||62,798.4||24.2%|
|6,001 to 10,000 lb||4,647.5||5,301.5||14.1%|
|10,001 to 14,000 lb||694.3||818.9||17.9%|
|14,001 to 16,000 lb||282.4||315.9||11.9%|
|16,001 to 19,500 lb||282.3||300.8||6.6%|
|19,501 to 26,000 lb||732.0||729.3||-0.4%|
|26,001 to 33,000 lb||387.3||427.7||10.4%|
|33,001 to 40,000 lb||232.6||256.7||10.4%|
|40,001 to 50,000 lb||338.6||399.9||18.1%|
|50,001 to 60,000 lb||226.7||311.4||37.4%|
|60,001 to 80,000 lb||781.1||1,069.8||37.0%|
|80,001 to 100,000 lb||33.3||46.3||39.0%|
|100,001 to 130,000 lb||12.3||17.9||45.5%|
|130,000 lb or more||4.6||5.9||28.3%|
KEY: lb = pound; N = data do not exist.
Average vehicle weight is the empty weight of the vehicle plus the average load of the vehicle.
Excludes vehicles owned by Federal, state, or local governments; ambulances; buses; motor homes; farm tractors; unpowered trailer units; and trucks reported to have been sold, junked, or wrecked prior to July 1 of the year preceding the survey.
U.S. Census Bureau, 1997 Economic Census: Vehicle Inventory and Use Survey: United States, EC97TV-US (Washington, DC: 1999).