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

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

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Summary Value Weight
Total shipments originating in Delaware $ 17,435.9 - 23,260.1 (millions) 19,722.5 - 42,253.5 (thousand tons)
Percent of total U.S. shipments 0.2 - 0.3 0.2 - 0.4

Leading Commodity Shipments Originating in Delaware by Value

Commodity description (2 digit SCTG) Percent of value
Pharmaceutical products (21) 8.1 - 30.3
Motorized and other vehicles, including parts (36) 5.6 - 18.6
Gasoline and aviation turbine fuel (17) 3.4 - 16.0
Mixed freight (43) 4.3 - 10.9
Plastics and rubber (24) 4.9 - 9.9
Other commodities (X)
Total (X)

Leading Commodity Shipments Originating in Delaware by Weight

Commodity description (2 digit SCTG) Percent of weight
Gasoline and aviation turbine fuel (17) 19.0 - 42.2
Fuel oils (18) 7.6 - 15.6
Coal and petroleum products, n.e.c. (19) 7.1 - 15.7
Basic chemicals (20) 4.6 - 9.6
Natural sands (11) 3.5 - 7.1
Other commodities (X)
Total (X)

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

State of destination Percent of value
Delaware 15.1 - 31.7
New Jersey 9.8 - 16.4
Pennsylvania 10.6 - 14.2
New York 5.9 - 8.5
Ohio 2.2 - 10.4
Maryland 2.9 - 5.5
Other states (X)
Total (X)

State of destination Percent of weight
Delaware 44.1 - 68.9
Pennsylvania 11.6 - 21.6
New Jersey 4.7 - 12.3
Maryland 2.9 - 7.5
Virginia 1.2 - 3.6
New York 0.8 - 2.8
Other states (X)
Total (X)

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

State of origin Percent of value
Pennsylvania 19.1 - 38.9
Delaware 9.0 - 22.0
Maryland 4.7 - 9.1
New Jersey 2.7 - 9.7
Ohio 1.4 - 8.4
Virginia 2.5 - 7.1
Other states (X)
Total (X)

State of origin Percent of weight
Delaware 23.1 - 50.9
Maryland 5.9 - 16.1
New Jersey 1.1 - 12.3
Virginia 0.8 - 3.2
Michigan 0.1 - 1.1
Illinois 0.0 - 1.0
Other states (X)
Total (X)

Modes of Transportation for Shipments Originating in Delaware

Mode of transportation Percent of value Percent of weight
Truck (for-hire, private, and both private truck and for-hire truck) 65.4 - 77.0 57.4 - 80.6
Air (including truck and air) 0.3 - 1.9 (NA)
Rail (NA) 1.6 - 4.2
Water (Great Lakes, deep draft and shallow draft) 0.1 - 0.5 (NA)
Pipeline* 1.6 - 14.8 12.7 - 37.5
Multiple modes** 11.5 - 21.5 0.5 - 1.5
Parcel, U.S. Postal Service, or courier service 6.0 - 13.6 0.0 - 0.6
Other and unknown mode 0.5 - 2.9 (NA)
Total (X) (X)

Domestic Distance Shipped for Commodities Originating in Delaware

Distance shipped Percent of value Percent of weight
Less than 50 miles 24.8 - 41.4 61.7 - 84.1
50 to 99 miles 7.6 - 12.0 6.6 - 11.0
100 to 249 miles 15.6 - 22.6 4.7 - 15.3
250 to 499 miles 13.0 - 21.2 1.2 - 5.6
500 to 749 miles 4.5 - 9.1 0.3 - 4.3
750 to 999 miles 3.4 - 5.8 0.0 - 2.5
1,000 to 1,499 miles 1.8 - 3.8 0.2 - 1.2
1,500 to 1,999 miles (NA) 0.0 - 0.4
2,000 miles or more 3.9 - 8.5 0.0 - 1.4
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.