2002 Commodity Flow Survey State Summary: Nevada

2002 Commodity Flow Survey State Summary: Nevada

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Summary Value Weight
Total shipments originating in Nevada $ 40,756 (millions) 44,210 (thousand tons)
Percent of total U.S. shipments 0.5 0.4

Leading Commodity Shipments Originating in Nevada by Value

Commodity description (2 digit SCTG) Percent of value
Pharmaceutical products (21) 19.3
Electronic and other electrical equipment and components and office equipment (35) 11.4
Textiles, leather, and articles of textiles or leather (30) 10.2
Miscellaneous manufactured products (40) 7.4
Motorized and other vehicles, including parts (36) 6.9
Other commodities 44.8
Total 100.0

Leading Commodity Shipments Originating in Nevada by Weight

Commodity description (2 digit SCTG) Percent of weight
Gravel and crushed stone (12) 36.7
Nonmetallic mineral products (31) 24.8
Natural sands (11) 4.5
Other prepared foodstuffs and fats and oils (07) 4.4
Basic chemicals (20) 3.4
Other commodities 26.2
Total 100.0

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

State of destination Percent of value
Nevada 29.3
California 28.4
Texas 5.9
Washington 4.8
Arizona 4.3
Utah 2.8
Other states 24.5
Total 100.0

State of destination Percent of weight
Nevada 71.3
California 13.3
Arizona 4.3
Utah 2.0
Idaho 0.4
Wyoming 0.3
Other states 8.4
Total 100.0

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

State of origin Percent of value
California 21.8
Nevada 17.3
Arizona 7.1
Utah 2.4
Illinois 1.8
New York 1.4
Other states 48.2
Total 100.0

State of origin Percent of weight
Nevada 51.8
California 15.7
Arizona 13.1
Utah 9.3
Idaho 1.1
Colorado 1.1
Other states 7.9
Total 100.0

Modes of Transportation for Shipments Originating in Nevada

Mode of transportation Percent of value Percent of weight
Truck (for-hire, private, and both private truck and for-hire truck) 68.1 85.9
Air (including truck and air) 4.7
Rail 1.2 7.8
Water (Great Lakes, deep draft and shallow draft)
Pipeline* S S
Multiple modes** 24.2 0.6
Parcel, U.S. Postal Service, or courier service 24.2 0.4
Other and unknown mode 1.7 5.7
Total 100.0 100.0

Domestic Distance Shipped for Commodities Originating in Nevada

Distance shipped Percent of value Percent of weight
Less than 50 miles 25.4 66.7
50 to 99 miles 2.5 S
100 to 249 miles 16.4 12.5
250 to 499 miles 20.3 10.8
500 to 749 miles 7.4 3.8
750 to 999 miles 3.8 0.5
1,000 to 1,499 miles 8.0 1.4
1,500 to 1,999 miles 8.2 1.0
2,000 miles or more 7.9 0.4
Total 100.0 100.0

* 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.

S Estimate does not meet publication standards because of high sampling variability or poor response quality.

– Represents data cell equal to zero or less than 1 unit of measure.

NOTE: Data are estimates based on a sample and subject to error. See table on the next page for reliability estimates.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, 2002 Commodity Flow Survey data, March 2005.