2002 Commodity Flow Survey State Summary: New York

2002 Commodity Flow Survey State Summary: New York

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Summary Value Weight
Total shipments originating in New York $ 318,775 (millions) 249,551 (thousand tons)
Percent of total U.S. shipments 3.8 2.1

Leading Commodity Shipments Originating in New York by Value

Commodity description (2 digit SCTG) Percent of value
Mixed freight (43) 10.9
Electronic and other electrical equipment and components and office equipment (35) 10.0
Miscellaneous manufactured products (40) 9.7
Textiles, leather, and articles of textiles or leather (30) 8.9
Pharmaceutical products (21) 5.9
Other commodities 54.6
Total 100.0

Leading Commodity Shipments Originating in New York by Weight

Commodity description (2 digit SCTG) Percent of weight
Gravel and crushed stone (12) 12.1
Other prepared foodstuffs and fats and oils (07) 11.6
Gasoline and aviation turbine fuel (17) 11.1
Nonmetallic minerals n.e.c. (13) 8.8
Nonmetallic mineral products (31) 7.9
Other commodities 48.5
Total 100.0

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

State of destination Percent of value
New York 38.8
New Jersey 7.8
Pennsylvania 5.4
California 5.2
Ohio 4.3
Florida 3.7
Other states 34.8
Total 100.0

State of destination Percent of weight
New York 66.2
New Jersey 9.3
Pennsylvania 3.6
Texas 2.4
Ohio 2.3
Massachusetts 1.7
Other states 14.5
Total 100.0

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

State of origin Percent of value
New York 33.2
New Jersey 9.0
Pennsylvania 7.6
Ohio 5.0
Massachusetts 4.2
California 4.1
Other states 36.9
Total 100.0

State of origin Percent of weight
New York 57.8
New Jersey 9.6
Pennsylvania 5.7
Ohio 2.5
Indiana 1.2
Wisconsin 1.1
Other states 22.1
Total 100.0

Modes of Transportation for Shipments Originating in New York

Mode of transportation Percent of value Percent of weight
Truck (for-hire, private, and both private truck and for-hire truck) 72.7 90.3
Air (including truck and air) 2.2 S
Rail 1.1 2.9
Water (Great Lakes, deep draft and shallow draft) S
Pipeline* 0.4 2.5
Multiple modes** 20.0 1.1
Parcel, U.S. Postal Service, or courier service 18.1 0.4
Other and unknown mode 3.5 2.8
Total 100.0 100.0

Domestic Distance Shipped for Commodities Originating in New York

Distance shipped Percent of value Percent of weight
Less than 50 miles 31.1 59.1
50 to 99 miles 7.6 10.9
100 to 249 miles 18.1 13.1
250 to 499 miles 12.8 5.5
500 to 749 miles 6.9 4.4
750 to 999 miles 4.8 1.3
1,000 to 1,499 miles 9.0 4.0
1,500 to 1,999 miles 2.1 0.5
2,000 miles or more 7.6 1.1
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.