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

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

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Summary Value Weight
Total shipments originating in Georgia $ 254,672.0 - 286,734.0 (millions) 270,524.2 - 409,167.8 (thousand tons)
Percent of total U.S. shipments 3.0 - 3.4 2.3 - 3.5

Leading Commodity Shipments Originating in Georgia by Value

Commodity description (2 digit SCTG) Percent of value
Textiles, leather, and articles of textiles or leather (30) 7.9 - 13.9
Motorized and other vehicles, including parts (36) 7.3 - 11.7
Mixed freight (43) 7.1 - 9.7
Miscellaneous manufactured products (40) 5.0 - 10.0
Machinery (34) 2.8 - 6.2
Other commodities (X)
Total (X)

Leading Commodity Shipments Originating in Georgia by Weight

Commodity description (2 digit SCTG) Percent of weight
Gravel and crushed stone (12) 15.6 - 29.2
Gasoline and aviation turbine fuel (17) 5.9 - 13.1
Wood products (26) 2.7 - 11.9
Nonmetallic mineral products (31) 4.3 - 8.7
Nonmetallic minerals n.e.c. (13) 2.9 - 5.5
Other commodities (X)
Total (X)

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

State of destination Percent of value
Georgia 32.6 - 40.2
Florida 9.1 - 12.7
North Carolina 4.2 - 6.8
Tennessee 3.7 - 5.7
South Carolina 3.5 - 4.5
Alabama 3.4 - 4.4
Other states (X)
Total (X)

State of destination Percent of weight
Georgia 64.9 - 76.5
Florida 4.4 - 7.4
Alabama 1.8 - 4.2
South Carolina 1.8 - 4.2
North Carolina 1.9 - 3.9
Tennessee 0.9 - 2.3
Other states (X)
Total (X)

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

State of origin Percent of value
Georgia 30.0 - 36.6
North Carolina 4.0 - 6.4
Alabama 4.0 - 6.0
Tennessee 3.9 - 5.9
South Carolina 2.9 - 5.9
Pennsylvania 1.5 - 6.7
Other states (X)
Total (X)

State of origin Percent of weight
Georgia 54.9 - 69.1
Kentucky 2.7 - 8.9
Alabama 1.9 - 8.5
Tennessee 0.5 - 5.1
Virginia 0.7 - 4.1
Florida 1.6 - 3.0
Other states (X)
Total (X)

Modes of Transportation for Shipments Originating in Georgia

Mode of transportation Percent of value Percent of weight
Truck (for-hire, private, and both private truck and for-hire truck) 80.8 - 84.8 87.5 - 90.1
Air (including truck and air) (NA) (NA)
Rail 2.3 - 4.7 6.2 - 9.8
Water (Great Lakes, deep draft and shallow draft) (NA) (NA)
Pipeline* (NA) (NA)
Multiple modes** 6.3 - 9.9 0.2 - 0.8
Parcel, U.S. Postal Service, or courier service 5.8 - 9.8 (NA)
Other and unknown mode 1.6 - 3.6 1.1 - 3.5
Total (X) (X)

Domestic Distance Shipped for Commodities Originating in Georgia

Distance shipped Percent of value Percent of weight
Less than 50 miles 21.7 - 29.3 52.3 - 65.3
50 to 99 miles 5.1 - 6.5 4.0 - 6.0
100 to 249 miles 17.7 - 20.7 13.1 - 19.1
250 to 499 miles 18.0 - 21.6 7.5 - 11.9
500 to 749 miles 15.9 - 18.3 4.5 - 6.5
750 to 999 miles 4.7 - 6.3 1.1 - 5.7
1,000 to 1,499 miles 1.1 - 1.5 (NA)
1,500 to 1,999 miles 1.6 - 5.2 (NA)
2,000 miles or more 1.6 - 3.0 (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.