Table 5b. Hazardous Material Shipment Characteristics by Selected State of Destination: 2002

Table 5b. Hazardous Material Shipment Characteristics by Selected State of Destination: 2002

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

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Destination 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 120,183 18.2 459,432 21.0 57,616 17.6 151
California 74,773 11.3 203,905 9.3 32,293 9.9 237
Louisiana 38,542 5.8 157,297 7.2 13,783 4.2 174
Ohio 28,692 4.3 105,770 4.8 17,208 5.3 130
Illinois 30,797 4.7 96,587 4.4 14,703 4.5 S
Florida 27,431 4.2 94,555 4.3 30,545 9.3 158
New Jersey 23,071 3.5 85,470 3.9 16,218 5.0 S
Michigan 23,135 3.5 68,731 3.1 8,682 2.7 162
Indiana 19,982 3.0 68,339 3.1 4,845 1.5 91
Pennsylvania 18,554 2.8 52,390 2.4 5,245 1.6 211
Tennessee 15,899 2.4 49,330 2.3 7,920 2.4 229
New York 15,474 2.3 48,093 2.2 8,663 2.7 165
Georgia 16,255 2.5 48,091 2.2 5,638 1.7 127
Washington 13,213 2.0 47,739 2.2 8,300 2.5 160
Kentucky 11,922 1.8 37,984 1.7 8,509 2.6 S
Mississippi 9,389 1.4 35,497 1.6 4,394 1.3 S
North Carolina 13,976 2.1 30,367 1.4 5,017 1.5 148
Alabama 9,613 1.5 30,093 1.4 4,003 1.2 108
Utah 6,261 0.9 27,951 1.3 2,295 0.7 151
Missouri 9,011 1.4 27,309 1.2 2,939 0.9 108
All other states 134,008 20.3 416,587 19.0 67,911 20.8 137

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.