2002 Commodity Flow Survey State Summary: New Jersey

2002 Commodity Flow Survey State Summary: New Jersey

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Summary Value Weight
Total shipments originating in New Jersey $ 286,580 (millions) 237,847 (thousand tons)
Percent of total U.S. shipments 3.4 2.0

Leading Commodity Shipments Originating in New Jersey by Value

Commodity description (2 digit SCTG) Percent of value
Electronic and other electrical equipment and components and office equipment (35) 9.6
Miscellaneous manufactured products (40) 6.7
Textiles, leather, and articles of textiles or leather (30) 6.5
Mixed freight (43) 5.1
Other prepared foodstuffs and fats and oils (07) 4.8
Other commodities 67.3
Total 100.0

Leading Commodity Shipments Originating in New Jersey by Weight

Commodity description (2 digit SCTG) Percent of weight
Gasoline and aviation turbine fuel (17) 21.0
Gravel and crushed stone (12) 14.8
Fuel oils (18) 14.0
Coal and petroleum products, n.e.c. (19) 5.2
Natural sands (11) 4.8
Other commodities 40.2
Total 100.0

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

State of destination Percent of value
New Jersey 27.2
New York 11.7
Pennsylvania 7.0
California 3.6
Maryland 3.4
Florida 3.3
Other states 43.8
Total 100.0

State of destination Percent of weight
New Jersey 62.4
New York 11.6
Pennsylvania 8.4
Connecticut 2.1
Massachusetts 1.4
Ohio 1.4
Other states 12.7
Total 100.0

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

State of origin Percent of value
New Jersey 29.2
Pennsylvania 10.8
New York 9.3
California 4.2
Ohio 3.8
Massachusetts 3.6
Other states 39.1
Total 100.0

State of origin Percent of weight
New Jersey 53.1
Pennsylvania 8.4
New York 8.3
Texas 3.6
Ohio 1.4
Illinois 1.0
Other states 24.2
Total 100.0

Modes of Transportation for Shipments Originating in New Jersey

Mode of transportation Percent of value Percent of weight
Truck (for-hire, private, and both private truck and for-hire truck) 73.3 75.8
Air (including truck and air) 1.4 S
Rail 0.8 2.5
Water (Great Lakes, deep draft and shallow draft) 1.5 9.2
Pipeline* 1.6 10.0
Multiple modes** 19.4 1.0
Parcel, U.S. Postal Service, or courier service 19.0 0.4
Other and unknown mode 2.0 1.3
Total 100.0 100.0

Domestic Distance Shipped for Commodities Originating in New Jersey

Distance shipped Percent of value Percent of weight
Less than 50 miles 32.7 68.2
50 to 99 miles 8.5 11.6
100 to 249 miles 12.5 8.3
250 to 499 miles 8.3 4.2
500 to 749 miles 14.2 2.6
750 to 999 miles 4.9 1.1
1,000 to 1,499 miles 6.9 2.2
1,500 to 1,999 miles 1.9 0.5
2,000 miles or more 10.2 1.2
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.