Private and commercial motorcycle registrations in the U.S. in 2016, by state

Motorcycles in the U.S. - privately owned registrations by state 2016 The graph shows motorcycle registrations in the United States in 2016, with a breakdown by state. There were approximately 828,000 such motorcycles registered in California, making it the top state in terms of total motorcycle registrations.
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Number of registrations
California 827,634
Florida 580,002
Ohio408,088
New York392,763
Pennsylvania392,252
Texas374,018
Wisconsin334,950
Illinois314,807
Montana 290,291
Michigan256,651
Washington236,134
Minnesota229,377
Indiana***223,566
Georgia201,508
North Carolina195,336
Iowa*192,104
Virginia191,135
Colorado 190,531
Massachusetts**167,748
Arizona166,582
Tennessee165,507
Missouri153,580
New Jersey151,101
Oklahoma135,936
Oregon135,464
Maryland123,860
South Carolina117,633
South Dakota114,143
Louisiana113,599
Alabama108,767
Kentucky106,569
Kansas96,205
Arkansas90,838
Connecticut86,511
Utah82,425
New Hampshire78,218
Nevada74,557
Idaho65,894
New Mexico61,877
West Virginia59,733
Nebraska55,340
Maine52,373
North Dakota38,985
Alaska**31,942
Rhode Island31,034
Vermont30,976
Hawaii30,768
Wyoming29,932
Mississippi28,239
Delaware28,158
Dist. of Col.3,972
Number of registrations
California 827,634
Florida 580,002
Ohio408,088
New York392,763
Pennsylvania392,252
Texas374,018
Wisconsin334,950
Illinois314,807
Montana 290,291
Michigan256,651
Washington236,134
Minnesota229,377
Indiana***223,566
Georgia201,508
North Carolina195,336
Iowa*192,104
Virginia191,135
Colorado 190,531
Massachusetts**167,748
Arizona166,582
Tennessee165,507
Missouri153,580
New Jersey151,101
Oklahoma135,936
Oregon135,464
Maryland123,860
South Carolina117,633
South Dakota114,143
Louisiana113,599
Alabama108,767
Kentucky106,569
Kansas96,205
Arkansas90,838
Connecticut86,511
Utah82,425
New Hampshire78,218
Nevada74,557
Idaho65,894
New Mexico61,877
West Virginia59,733
Nebraska55,340
Maine52,373
North Dakota38,985
Alaska**31,942
Rhode Island31,034
Vermont30,976
Hawaii30,768
Wyoming29,932
Mississippi28,239
Delaware28,158
Dist. of Col.3,972
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The graph shows motorcycle registrations in the United States in 2016, with a breakdown by state. There were approximately 828,000 such motorcycles registered in California, making it the top state in terms of total motorcycle registrations.
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Release date
November 2017
Region
United States
Survey time period
2016
Supplementary notes
Sums may not equal to totals due to rounding.
*Many states do not maintain records on publicly owned motorcycles. Total may not represent an accurate count of the total number of publicly-owned motorcycles.
**Estimated by FHWA based on State reported data and data from secondary sources.
***State did not provide data. Estimated by FHWA.

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