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Table 5-2: Trailer and Semi-Trailer Registrations: 2012(1)

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State Private and commercial Publicly owned Total
Commercial trailers2 Light farm trailers, car trailers, etc. House trailers3 Total State, county, municipal government
Alabama 66,267 242,849 51,649 360,765 U 360,765
Alaska 11,489 115,934 U 127,423 2,315 129,738
Arizona 766,697 U 90,236 856,933 53 856,986
Arkansas 92,899 35,229 7,700 135,828 U 135,828
California 1,000,747 954,211 330,696 2,285,654 68,286 2,353,940
Colorado 7,181 478,720 97,410 583,311 7,237 590,548
Connecticut 34,165 U 153,460 187,625 U 187,625
Delaware 18,628 60,895 56,100 135,623 U 135,623
District of Columbia 870 U U 870 U 870
Florida 57,208 1,519,616 1 1,576,825 1,070 1,577,895
Georgia4 U U U 1,058,038 U 1,058,038
Hawaii4 U U U 28,958 1,694 30,652
Idaho 42,505 336,048 72,376 450,929 578 451,507
Illinois 297,154 501,446 89,989 888,589 U 888,589
Indiana 236,267 401,015 U 637,282 U 637,282
Iowa 254,677 434,035 87,759 776,471 3,670 780,141
Kansas 10,790 144,109 19,550 174,449 U 174,449
Kentucky 277,710 16,926 27,845 322,481 U 322,481
Louisiana 184,692 109,377 17,467 311,536 842 312,378
Maine 111,006 193,544 U 304,550 U 304,550
Maryland 871,889 U U 871,889 U 871,889
Massachusetts 22,855 242,086 U 264,941 223 265,164
Michigan 369,869 U 288,974 658,843 U 658,843
Minnesota 242,098 43,395 119,901 405,394 U 405,394
Mississippi 30,174 65,253 9,619 105,046 340 105,386
Missouri4 U U U 985,159 U 985,159
Montana 30,461 445,733 68,745 544,939 221 545,160
Nebraska 205,396 170,037 U 375,433 6,835 382,268
Nevada 7,031 164,724 34,943 206,698 U 206,698
New Hampshire5 U U U 171,735 U 171,735
New Jersey 3,640 264,353 22,103 290,096 U 290,096
New Mexico 35,946 208,912 56,950 301,808 U 301,808
New York6 141,211 202,234 11,130 354,575 903 355,478
North Carolina 923,989 U 19,638 943,627 20,535 964,162
North Dakota 109,378 U 23,510 132,888 137 133,025
Ohio 250,775 524,734 94,591 870,100 842 870,942
Oklahoma 139,001 84,845 5,525 229,371 U 229,371
Oregon 753 135,515 84,505 220,773 U 220,773
Pennsylvania 1,110,355 U U 1,110,355 14,836 1,125,191
Rhode Island 6,301 45,402 5,387 57,090 1,240 58,330
South Carolina 124,425 39,726 5 164,156 3,934 168,090
South Dakota 6,343 205,278 694 212,315 4,120 216,435
Tennessee 1,390,266 U 13 1,390,279 U 1,390,279
Texas 863,216 1,220,141 207,876 2,291,233 57,306 2,348,539
Utah 152,692 10,212 67,821 230,725 2,950 233,675
Vermont 94,360 U U 94,360 U 94,360
Virginia 308,970 507,557 38,313 854,840 618 855,458
Washington 59,738 638,082 U 697,820 U 697,820
West Virginia 174,199 123,530 U 297,729 7,269 304,998
Wisconsin 428,507 2,266 72,439 503,212 5,194 508,406
Wyoming 126,483 161,090 37,877 325,450 169 325,619
United States, total7 11,701,273 11,049,059 2,372,797 27,367,019 213,417 27,580,436

1The completeness of data on trailer registrations varies greatly. Data are reported to the extent available from State reports.

2This column includes all commercial type vehicles and semiltrailers that are in a private or for-hire use.

3Mobile homes and house trailers are shown in this column for States that require them to be registered and are able to separate them from other trailers. In States where this classification is not available, house trailers are included with light car trailers.

4State indicated data by type was not available.

5State did not file a 2012 report, 2011 data used.

6State did not file a 2012 report, data estimated by FHWA from website report.

7As data has been estimated, or not included in some cases, totals should be considered estitmates at best.

KEY: U = data are unavailable.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, Highway Statistics, MV-11, available at www.fhwa.dot.gov/policyinformation/statistics.cfm as of August 2015.

Updated: Saturday, May 20, 2017