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

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

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Summary Value Weight
Total shipments originating in North Dakota $ 16,773.4 - 21,068.6 (millions) 76,536.2 - 100,067.8 (thousand tons)
Percent of total U.S. shipments 0.2 - 0.3 0.6 - 0.9

Leading Commodity Shipments Originating in North Dakota by Value

Commodity description (2 digit SCTG) Percent of value
Machinery (34) 6.9 - 17.5
Cereal grains (02) 8.2 - 15.8
Other prepared foodstuffs and fats and oils (07) 6.3 - 12.5
Motorized and other vehicles, including parts (36) 4.5 - 13.1
Electronic and other electrical equipment and components and office equipment (35) 4.4 - 7.4
Other commodities (X)
Total (X)

Leading Commodity Shipments Originating in North Dakota by Weight

Commodity description (2 digit SCTG) Percent of weight
Coal (15) 33.6 - 55.2
Cereal grains (02) 13.7 - 29.3
Other prepared foodstuffs and fats and oils (07) 3.1 - 6.5
Gasoline and aviation turbine fuel (17) 3.2 - 5.6
Other agricultural products (03) 2.2 - 6.2
Other commodities (X)
Total (X)

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

State of destination Percent of value
North Dakota 40.5 - 48.1
Minnesota 13.9 - 17.9
Illinois 2.4 - 4.4
Wisconsin 2.0 - 4.6
California 1.7 - 4.1
South Dakota 2.0 - 3.0
Other states (X)
Total (X)

State of destination Percent of weight
North Dakota 67.4 - 79.0
Minnesota 7.0 - 15.0
Wisconsin 0.6 - 5.2
California 0.5 - 2.5
Illinois 0.5 - 1.5
South Dakota 0.0 - 1.6
Other states (X)
Total (X)

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

State of origin Percent of value
North Dakota 30.3 - 39.5
Minnesota 8.7 - 14.7
Illinois 5.3 - 12.3
Iowa 3.2 - 6.8
Wisconsin 2.5 - 4.1
Indiana 1.2 - 4.8
Other states (X)
Total (X)

State of origin Percent of weight
North Dakota 71.6 - 85.8
Minnesota 2.4 - 9.6
Wisconsin 0.7 - 1.3
Iowa 0.6 - 1.2
Montana 0.5 - 0.9
Missouri 0.1 - 0.7
Other states (X)
Total (X)

Modes of Transportation for Shipments Originating in North Dakota

Mode of transportation Percent of value Percent of weight
Truck (for-hire, private, and both private truck and for-hire truck) 65.9 - 72.9 34.7 - 50.5
Air (including truck and air) 0.2 - 0.6 (NA)
Rail 11.1 - 16.7 14.5 - 22.7
Water (Great Lakes, deep draft and shallow draft) (NA) (NA)
Pipeline* (NA) (NA)
Multiple modes** 5.7 - 9.7 (NA)
Parcel, U.S. Postal Service, or courier service 5.6 - 9.6 (NA)
Other and unknown mode 5.2 - 11.8 28.7 - 48.3
Total (X) (X)

Domestic Distance Shipped for Commodities Originating in North Dakota

Distance shipped Percent of value Percent of weight
Less than 50 miles 26.8 - 32.0 56.7 - 72.9
50 to 99 miles 10.3 - 12.9 4.5 - 6.9
100 to 249 miles 15.2 - 18.2 4.4 - 10.6
250 to 499 miles 8.7 - 13.3 5.9 - 15.1
500 to 749 miles 6.8 - 9.2 1.7 - 3.7
750 to 999 miles 4.3 - 6.3 1.3 - 4.3
1,000 to 1,499 miles 13.5 - 21.5 4.2 - 7.6
1,500 to 1,999 miles 0.3 - 0.7 (NA)
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.