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

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

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Summary Value Weight
Total shipments originating in Connecticut $ 70,537.6 - 94,416.4 (millions) 34,979.5 - 62,808.5 (thousand tons)
Percent of total U.S. shipments 0.9 - 1.1 0.3 - 0.5

Leading Commodity Shipments Originating in Connecticut by Value

Commodity description (2 digit SCTG) Percent of value
Mixed freight (43) 6.0 - 19.0
Machinery (34) 5.3 - 11.5
Electronic and other electrical equipment and components and office equipment (35) 6.1 - 10.7
Precision instruments and apparatus (38) 3.9 - 9.9
Miscellaneous manufactured products (40) 2.8 - 8.4
Other commodities (X)
Total (X)

Leading Commodity Shipments Originating in Connecticut by Weight

Commodity description (2 digit SCTG) Percent of weight
Gravel and crushed stone (12) 14.4 - 23.6
Natural sands (11) 3.4 - 9.0
Gasoline and aviation turbine fuel (17) 4.3 - 7.9
Other prepared foodstuffs and fats and oils (07) 1.7 - 6.1
Chemical products and preparations, n.e.c. (23) 1.5 - 4.1
Other commodities (X)
Total (X)

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

State of destination Percent of value
Connecticut 20.6 - 28.8
New York 12.8 - 17.8
New Jersey 6.6 - 11.6
Massachusetts 7.2 - 10.6
Pennsylvania 3.2 - 4.2
California 2.3 - 3.9
Other states (X)
Total (X)

State of destination Percent of weight
Connecticut 68.4 - 78.6
Massachusetts 4.4 - 7.8
New York 3.7 - 7.3
New Jersey 3.0 - 5.4
Rhode Island 0.9 - 2.3
Pennsylvania 1.0 - 1.6
Other states (X)
Total (X)

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

State of origin Percent of value
Connecticut 22.6 - 31.6
Massachusetts 9.8 - 15.0
New York 6.3 - 9.3
New Jersey 4.1 - 7.7
Pennsylvania 4.1 - 5.7
Tennessee 1.5 - 7.1
Other states (X)
Total (X)

State of origin Percent of weight
Connecticut 53.4 - 68.0
New Jersey 5.9 - 11.1
Massachusetts 4.7 - 7.1
New York 3.6 - 7.2
Pennsylvania 1.9 - 3.5
Rhode Island 0.5 - 4.5
Other states (X)
Total (X)

Modes of Transportation for Shipments Originating in Connecticut

Mode of transportation Percent of value Percent of weight
Truck (for-hire, private, and both private truck and for-hire truck) 70.8 - 79.0 95.2 - 98.2
Air (including truck and air) 1.2 - 2.8 (NA)
Rail (NA) 0.5 - 1.5
Water (Great Lakes, deep draft and shallow draft) (NA) (NA)
Pipeline* (NA) (NA)
Multiple modes** 17.1 - 24.3 0.0 - 2.8
Parcel, U.S. Postal Service, or courier service 17.1 - 24.3 0.6 - 1.2
Other and unknown mode 1.7 - 2.7 0.4 - 1.4
Total (X) (X)

Domestic Distance Shipped for Commodities Originating in Connecticut

Distance shipped Percent of value Percent of weight
Less than 50 miles 22.2 - 31.2 70.1 - 80.3
50 to 99 miles 17.7 - 22.9 8.4 - 14.0
100 to 249 miles 14.4 - 22.0 4.6 - 8.6
250 to 499 miles 5.3 - 7.9 1.5 - 2.5
500 to 749 miles 6.0 - 8.0 1.5 - 2.1
750 to 999 miles 4.9 - 7.9 0.7 - 2.1
1,000 to 1,499 miles 4.9 - 8.3 0.7 - 1.3
1,500 to 1,999 miles 1.9 - 4.5 (NA)
2,000 miles or more 4.0 - 6.0 (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.