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

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

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Summary Value Weight
Total shipments originating in Minnesota $ 149,729.6 - 183,130.4 (millions) 216,212.2 - 456,261.8 (thousand tons)
Percent of total U.S. shipments 1.8 - 2.2 1.9 - 3.8

Leading Commodity Shipments Originating in Minnesota by Value

Commodity description (2 digit SCTG) Percent of value
Electronic and other electrical equipment and components and office equipment (35) 7.3 - 12.3
Other prepared foodstuffs and fats and oils (07) 5.1 - 12.1
Miscellaneous manufactured products (40) 5.3 - 9.7
Mixed freight (43) 5.2 - 8.6
Pharmaceutical products (21) 3.5 - 8.7
Other commodities (X)
Total (X)

Leading Commodity Shipments Originating in Minnesota by Weight

Commodity description (2 digit SCTG) Percent of weight
Metallic ores and concentrates (14) 14.4 - 24.0
Cereal grains (02) 4.5 - 12.1
Other prepared foodstuffs and fats and oils (07) 2.2 - 9.4
Gravel and crushed stone (12) 3.4 - 8.0
Other agricultural products (03) 0.9 - 7.9
Other commodities (X)
Total (X)

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

State of destination Percent of value
Minnesota 37.0 - 46.0
Wisconsin 4.5 - 7.5
Illinois 4.4 - 6.4
California 3.7 - 5.7
Texas 2.6 - 4.2
Iowa 2.3 - 3.3
Other states (X)
Total (X)

State of destination Percent of weight
Minnesota 47.7 - 65.9
Louisiana 3.3 - 9.5
Ohio 2.5 - 9.5
Indiana 2.4 - 8.6
Illinois 1.4 - 5.8
Pennsylvania 1.1 - 5.1
Other states (X)
Total (X)

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

State of origin Percent of value
Minnesota 38.8 - 47.0
Illinois 5.7 - 8.1
Wisconsin 5.3 - 8.3
Ohio 1.9 - 5.9
California 2.7 - 4.1
Iowa 1.7 - 4.1
Other states (X)
Total (X)

State of origin Percent of weight
Minnesota 62.2 - 76.8
Montana 2.6 - 6.6
Wisconsin 2.2 - 5.2
North Dakota 1.3 - 5.7
Wyoming 1.3 - 4.7
Iowa -0.1 - 5.5
Other states (X)
Total (X)

Modes of Transportation for Shipments Originating in Minnesota

Mode of transportation Percent of value Percent of weight
Truck (for-hire, private, and both private truck and for-hire truck) 65.2 - 72.8 50.0 - 68.6
Air (including truck and air) 2.5 - 5.9 (NA)
Rail 2.2 - 4.6 12.4 - 19.6
Water (Great Lakes, deep draft and shallow draft) 1.0 - 2.0 6.1 - 15.3
Pipeline* (NA) (NA)
Multiple modes** 16.1 - 21.1 7.6 - 15.6
Parcel, U.S. Postal Service, or courier service 15.0 - 20.0 (NA)
Other and unknown mode 1.4 - 4.4 0.7 - 2.1
Total (X) (X)

Domestic Distance Shipped for Commodities Originating in Minnesota

Distance shipped Percent of value Percent of weight
Less than 50 miles 24.7 - 35.3 39.9 - 58.7
50 to 99 miles 7.0 - 9.6 4.7 - 9.3
100 to 249 miles 9.2 - 11.8 4.0 - 8.0
250 to 499 miles 11.4 - 15.4 6.5 - 13.5
500 to 749 miles 8.1 - 10.1 6.6 - 14.6
750 to 999 miles 9.3 - 11.7 3.5 - 9.1
1,000 to 1,499 miles 13.3 - 15.7 6.3 - 13.3
1,500 to 1,999 miles 2.4 - 4.4 (NA)
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.