Table 5a. Hazardous Material Shipment Characteristics by Selected State of Origin: 2002

Table 5a. Hazardous Material Shipment Characteristics by Selected State of Origin: 2002

[Estimates are based on data from the 2002 Commodity Flow Survey. Because of rounding, estimates may not be additive]

Excel | CSV

Origin State Value Tons 1 Ton-miles Average miles
per shipment
2002
(million $)
Percent 2002
(thousands)
Percent 2002
(millions)
Percent
Total 660,181 100.0 2,191,519 100.0 326,727 100.0 136
Texas 127,188 19.3 467,196 21.3 72,291 22.1 138
Louisiana 53,408 8.1 222,696 10.2 61,920 19.0 157
California 67,693 10.3 198,490 9.1 15,689 4.8 S
Illinois 40,893 6.2 121,087 5.5 17,402 5.3 S
New Jersey 22,161 3.4 92,133 4.2 11,131 3.4 94
Ohio 27,971 4.2 81,342 3.7 8,482 2.6 147
Indiana 16,005 2.4 62,895 2.9 5,476 1.7 89
Michigan 23,835 3.6 61,040 2.8 4,992 1.5 145
Florida 17,919 2.7 56,647 2.6 3,170 1.0 123
Tennessee 18,492 2.8 53,674 2.4 7,057 2.2 185
Washington 15,471 2.3 52,179 2.4 6,274 1.9 S
Pennsylvania 24,885 3.8 51,191 2.3 5,633 1.7 180
New York 15,292 2.3 46,215 2.1 11,134 3.4 131
Georgia 17,011 2.6 46,213 2.1 4,148 1.3 150
Utah 10,120 1.5 42,874 2.0 10,538 3.2 161
Kentucky 11,718 1.8 40,932 1.9 4,213 1.3 S
Mississippi 8,761 1.3 36,542 1.7 16,540 5.1 S
Alabama 8,691 1.3 30,545 1.4 3,087 0.9 62
North Carolina 12,932 2.0 28,611 1.3 3,011 0.9 73
West Virginia 2,930 0.4 S S S S S
All other states 116,803 17.7 371,305 16.9 51,832 15.9 136

KEY:
– Represents and estimate equal to zero or less than 1 unit of measure.
S Estimate does not meet publication standards because of highly sampling variability or poor response quality.

1 Selected states are sorted in descending order of estimated tons without regard to sampling variability.

SOURCE:
Bureau of Transportation Statistics (USDOT) and U.S. Census Bureau, 2002 Commodity Flow Survey, Individual State Data, December 2004.