90 Percent Confidence Intervals for 2002 Commodity Flow Survey State Summary: California

90 Percent Confidence Intervals for 2002 Commodity Flow Survey State Summary: California

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Summary Value Weight
Total shipments originating in California $ 862,891.6 - 984,446.4 (millions) 761,201.6 - 1,046,706.4 (thousand tons)
Percent of total U.S. shipments 10.4 - 11.6 6.5 - 9.0

Leading Commodity Shipments Originating in California by Value

Commodity description (2 digit SCTG) Percent of value
Electronic and other electrical equipment and components and office equipment (35) 17.5 - 23.7
Mixed freight (43) 7.2 - 11.2
Precision instruments and apparatus (38) 4.9 - 9.9
Textiles, leather, and articles of textiles or leather (30) 4.5 - 8.9
Miscellaneous manufactured products (40) 4.2 - 8.2
Other commodities (X)
Total (X)

Leading Commodity Shipments Originating in California by Weight

Commodity description (2 digit SCTG) Percent of weight
Gravel and crushed stone (12) 16.1 - 25.3
Nonmetallic mineral products (31) 10.4 - 19.0
Gasoline and aviation turbine fuel (17) 9.9 - 16.9
Coal and petroleum products, n.e.c. (19) 3.9 - 8.9
Fuel oils (18) 2.5 - 7.1
Other commodities (X)
Total (X)

Outbound Shipments from the State of California
Leading States by Value and Weight

State of destination Percent of value
California 57.8 - 63.0
Texas 3.2 - 7.6
Washington 1.7 - 2.7
Florida 1.9 - 2.5
Illinois 1.2 - 3.2
Arizona 1.8 - 2.2
Other states (X)
Total (X)

State of destination Percent of weight
California 89.0 - 93.0
Nevada 0.8 - 1.4
Arizona (NA)
Texas 0.6 - 1.0
Oregon 0.4 - 1.0
Washington 0.5 - 0.9
Other states (X)
Total (X)

Inbound Shipments to the State of California
Leading States by Value and Weight

State of origin Percent of value
California 60.1 - 64.5
Texas 2.2 - 3.8
Illinois 1.7 - 2.3
Tennessee 1.0 - 3.0
Oregon 1.0 - 3.0
Ohio 1.4 - 2.4
Other states (X)
Total (X)

State of origin Percent of weight
California 79.5 - 89.5
Utah 0.9 - 1.5
Texas 0.8 - 1.4
Oregon 0.8 - 1.4
Washington 0.5 - 1.1
Nevada 0.4 - 0.8
Other states (X)
Total (X)

Modes of Transportation for Shipments Originating in California

Mode of transportation Percent of value Percent of weight
Truck (for-hire, private, and both private truck and for-hire truck) 65.1 - 70.3 80.4 - 89.4
Air (including truck and air) 4.3 - 6.9 (NA)
Rail 0.8 - 1.4 1.2 - 3.6
Water (Great Lakes, deep draft and shallow draft) (NA) 0.3 - 1.7
Pipeline* 1.5 - 2.9 4.8 - 11.8
Multiple modes** 17.3 - 21.9 1.0 - 1.6
Parcel, U.S. Postal Service, or courier service 16.7 - 21.3 (NA)
Other and unknown mode 2.9 - 4.3 0.9 - 3.3
Total (X) (X)

Domestic Distance Shipped for Commodities Originating in California

Distance shipped Percent of value Percent of weight
Less than 50 miles 35.4 - 39.4 69.3 - 77.3
50 to 99 miles 8.0 - 10.0 5.9 - 8.9
100 to 249 miles 6.3 - 7.9 5.4 - 8.4
250 to 499 miles 9.0 - 11.6 4.2 - 6.6
500 to 749 miles 2.9 - 6.9 1.0 - 1.6
750 to 999 miles 2.5 - 3.5 0.5 - 1.5
1,000 to 1,499 miles 4.6 - 6.2 0.6 - 1.2
1,500 to 1,999 miles 8.5 - 10.9 1.4 - 2.8
2,000 miles or more 12.1 - 14.1 1.4 - 2.0
Total (X) (X)

* Estimate for pipelines excludes shipments of crude petroleum.
** Multiple modes inlcudes Parcel, U.S.P.S or Courier, Truck-Rail, Truck-Water, Rail-Water and Other multiple modes.

(NA) Not available

(X) Not applicable

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, 2002 Commodity Flow Survey data, March 2005.