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

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

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Summary Value Weight
Total shipments originating in Montana $ 11,750.8 - 13,143.2 (millions) 77,762.6 - 101,331.4 (thousand tons)
Percent of total U.S. shipments 0.1 - 0.2 0.7 - 0.9

Leading Commodity Shipments Originating in Montana by Value

Commodity description (2 digit SCTG) Percent of value
Gasoline and aviation turbine fuel (17) 10.0 - 18.0
Wood products (26) 8.1 - 12.7
Mixed freight (43) 7.5 - 10.5
Miscellaneous manufactured products (40) 5.4 - 10.0
Fuel oils (18) 3.4 - 8.4
Other commodities (X)
Total (X)

Leading Commodity Shipments Originating in Montana by Weight

Commodity description (2 digit SCTG) Percent of weight
Coal (15) 59.3 - 69.3
Gasoline and aviation turbine fuel (17) 4.5 - 9.1
Wood products (26) 2.9 - 5.5
Cereal grains (02) 1.0 - 6.2
Fuel oils (18) 1.9 - 4.5
Other commodities (X)
Total (X)

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

State of destination Percent of value
Montana 51.9 - 61.1
Wyoming 3.8 - 6.4
California 3.4 - 6.8
New Jersey 0.9 - 4.5
Oregon 1.4 - 3.8
Washington 1.8 - 3.2
Other states (X)
Total (X)

State of destination Percent of weight
Montana 24.0 - 58.8
Wisconsin 6.1 - 23.9
Minnesota 7.9 - 20.5
Illinois 3.6 - 10.2
Oregon 2.3 - 5.3
California 0.5 - 3.1
Other states (X)
Total (X)

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

State of origin Percent of value
Montana 26.7 - 33.7
California 4.7 - 10.7
Washington 4.7 - 9.7
Texas 3.0 - 7.6
Colorado 3.0 - 5.6
Utah 3.2 - 4.8
Other states (X)
Total (X)

State of origin Percent of weight
Montana 73.0 - 90.6
Wyoming 1.7 - 4.1
Washington 1.0 - 4.0
Utah 0.3 - 2.9
Idaho 0.5 - 2.5
Texas 0.1 - 1.7
Other states (X)
Total (X)

Modes of Transportation for Shipments Originating in Montana

Mode of transportation Percent of value Percent of weight
Truck (for-hire, private, and both private truck and for-hire truck) 61.5 - 71.5 19.9 - 29.9
Air (including truck and air) 1.0 - 5.4 (NA)
Rail 11.9 - 18.1 41.7 - 73.1
Water (Great Lakes, deep draft and shallow draft) (NA) (NA)
Pipeline* (NA) (NA)
Multiple modes** 6.2 - 11.2 (NA)
Parcel, U.S. Postal Service, or courier service 5.8 - 10.8 (NA)
Other and unknown mode 2.8 - 4.4 (NA)
Total (X) (X)

Domestic Distance Shipped for Commodities Originating in Montana

Distance shipped Percent of value Percent of weight
Less than 50 miles 31.7 - 40.7 19.7 - 52.1
50 to 99 miles 6.2 - 8.6 1.8 - 3.4
100 to 249 miles 13.6 - 18.6 2.1 - 4.7
250 to 499 miles 9.0 - 10.6 2.2 - 3.8
500 to 749 miles 5.7 - 10.3 18.5 - 41.3
750 to 999 miles 5.8 - 9.2 10.1 - 23.3
1,000 to 1,499 miles 5.8 - 9.4 2.0 - 7.2
1,500 to 1,999 miles 4.4 - 8.8 (NA)
2,000 miles or more 0.6 - 1.2 (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.