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

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

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Summary Value Weight
Total shipments originating in Colorado $ 79,848.0 - 106,520.0 (millions) 113,346.0 - 187,606.0 (thousand tons)
Percent of total U.S. shipments 0.9 - 1.3 1.0 - 1.6

Leading Commodity Shipments Originating in Colorado by Value

Commodity description (2 digit SCTG) Percent of value
Mixed freight (43) 13.7 - 20.3
Electronic and other electrical equipment and components and office equipment (35) 8.0 - 16.6
Machinery (34) 3.5 - 9.5
Miscellaneous manufactured products (40) 3.3 - 8.5
Meat, fish, seafood, and their preparations (05) 2.3 - 7.3
Other commodities (X)
Total (X)

Leading Commodity Shipments Originating in Colorado by Weight

Commodity description (2 digit SCTG) Percent of weight
Coal (15) 24.4 - 36.4
Nonmetallic mineral products (31) 9.2 - 24.4
Gravel and crushed stone (12) 5.9 - 18.9
Cereal grains (02) 1.1 - 7.3
Gasoline and aviation turbine fuel (17) 1.9 - 5.3
Other commodities (X)
Total (X)

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

State of destination Percent of value
Colorado 42.6 - 49.2
California 7.3 - 13.5
Texas 3.7 - 5.1
Utah 2.5 - 4.1
Illinois 2.2 - 3.8
Wyoming 2.1 - 3.1
Other states (X)
Total (X)

State of destination Percent of weight
Colorado 54.1 - 65.3
Arizona 3.8 - 11.8
Texas 1.4 - 4.8
Alabama 0.9 - 4.5
Illinois 1.0 - 3.6
Mississippi 0.4 - 4.0
Other states (X)
Total (X)

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

State of origin Percent of value
Colorado 37.6 - 44.2
California 6.2 - 9.6
Texas 5.0 - 7.6
Illinois 2.0 - 4.4
Utah 2.0 - 4.0
Missouri 1.3 - 3.3
Other states (X)
Total (X)

State of origin Percent of weight
Colorado 60.0 - 73.6
Wyoming 6.6 - 13.8
Texas 2.0 - 4.4
Utah 1.2 - 3.6
California 0.7 - 2.1
Kansas 0.1 - 2.7
Other states (X)
Total (X)

Modes of Transportation for Shipments Originating in Colorado

Mode of transportation Percent of value Percent of weight
Truck (for-hire, private, and both private truck and for-hire truck) 65.2 - 72.4 62.9 - 78.1
Air (including truck and air) 4.0 - 11.0 (NA)
Rail 2.0 - 4.0 16.9 - 31.1
Water (Great Lakes, deep draft and shallow draft) (NA) (NA)
Pipeline* (NA) (NA)
Multiple modes** 13.6 - 19.8 1.6 - 4.6
Parcel, U.S. Postal Service, or courier service 13.3 - 19.5 (NA)
Other and unknown mode 2.5 - 4.9 0.8 - 2.2
Total (X) (X)

Domestic Distance Shipped for Commodities Originating in Colorado

Distance shipped Percent of value Percent of weight
Less than 50 miles 29.3 - 35.5 41.6 - 54.6
50 to 99 miles 7.3 - 8.7 4.5 - 7.5
100 to 249 miles 7.8 - 9.2 9.4 - 18.4
250 to 499 miles 7.7 - 10.7 6.0 - 16.0
500 to 749 miles 6.3 - 10.3 3.9 - 7.5
750 to 999 miles 15.3 - 20.3 2.0 - 6.4
1,000 to 1,499 miles 7.4 - 10.4 5.5 - 15.5
1,500 to 1,999 miles 4.9 - 8.3 0.4 - 0.8
2,000 miles or more (NA) (NA)
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.