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

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

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Summary Value Weight
Total shipments originating in Mississippi $ 74,135.0 - 115,659.0 (millions) 81,831.0 - 115,609.0 (thousand tons)
Percent of total U.S. shipments 0.9 - 1.4 0.7 - 1.0

Leading Commodity Shipments Originating in Mississippi by Value

Commodity description (2 digit SCTG) Percent of value
Textiles, leather, and articles of textiles or leather (30) 7.9 - 26.1
Mixed freight (43) 6.7 - 19.7
Gasoline and aviation turbine fuel (17) 2.8 - 6.4
Furniture, mattresses and mattress supports, lamps, lighting fittings, and... (39) 3.1 - 6.1
Meat, fish, seafood, and their preparations (05) 2.8 - 6.2
Other commodities (X)
Total (X)

Leading Commodity Shipments Originating in Mississippi by Weight

Commodity description (2 digit SCTG) Percent of weight
Gasoline and aviation turbine fuel (17) 12.9 - 23.5
Wood products (26) 9.5 - 19.1
Fuel oils (18) 5.7 - 10.3
Basic chemicals (20) 3.5 - 10.1
Mixed freight (43) 2.1 - 6.5
Other commodities (X)
Total (X)

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

State of destination Percent of value
Mississippi 18.1 - 28.3
Texas 7.8 - 11.2
Louisiana 4.4 - 8.4
Alabama 4.2 - 6.8
California 3.2 - 5.8
Florida 2.5 - 4.5
Other states (X)
Total (X)

State of destination Percent of weight
Mississippi 40.3 - 52.9
Alabama 5.7 - 9.3
Florida 4.0 - 10.2
Louisiana 4.7 - 8.3
California 0.5 - 10.1
Texas 3.9 - 5.3
Other states (X)
Total (X)

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

State of origin Percent of value
Mississippi 25.4 - 31.4
Tennessee 7.5 - 10.5
Alabama 5.1 - 10.1
Louisiana 4.6 - 8.2
Arkansas 3.2 - 6.8
Texas 3.2 - 6.8
Other states (X)
Total (X)

State of origin Percent of weight
Mississippi 36.1 - 50.3
Louisiana 7.2 - 20.4
Alabama 6.4 - 11.4
Tennessee 3.5 - 9.1
Arkansas 1.7 - 5.1
Colorado 0.6 - 5.6
Other states (X)
Total (X)

Modes of Transportation for Shipments Originating in Mississippi

Mode of transportation Percent of value Percent of weight
Truck (for-hire, private, and both private truck and for-hire truck) 82.7 - 90.3 61.3 - 77.1
Air (including truck and air) (NA) (NA)
Rail 2.6 - 4.2 5.5 - 12.1
Water (Great Lakes, deep draft and shallow draft) 0.8 - 3.4 5.5 - 15.7
Pipeline* 0.4 - 3.4 4.2 - 13.8
Multiple modes** 2.2 - 5.2 0.4 - 1.0
Parcel, U.S. Postal Service, or courier service 1.4 - 4.4 (NA)
Other and unknown mode 1.3 - 2.7 0.5 - 2.9
Total (X) (X)

Domestic Distance Shipped for Commodities Originating in Mississippi

Distance shipped Percent of value Percent of weight
Less than 50 miles 14.7 - 24.3 22.6 - 37.4
50 to 99 miles 5.1 - 8.5 7.9 - 10.9
100 to 249 miles 16.1 - 22.1 21.8 - 31.4
250 to 499 miles 19.4 - 24.6 12.2 - 16.2
500 to 749 miles 11.9 - 13.9 7.9 - 11.5
750 to 999 miles 7.6 - 14.2 2.5 - 3.5
1,000 to 1,499 miles 2.3 - 4.3 1.1 - 1.7
1,500 to 1,999 miles 4.0 - 6.6 0.9 - 10.1
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.