2002 Commodity Flow Survey State Summary: Ohio

2002 Commodity Flow Survey State Summary: Ohio

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Summary Value Weight
Total shipments originating in Ohio $ 494,278 (millions) 546,095 (thousand tons)
Percent of total U.S. shipments 5.9 4.7

Leading Commodity Shipments Originating in Ohio by Value

Commodity description (2 digit SCTG) Percent of value
Motorized and other vehicles, including parts (36) 22.1
Electronic and other electrical equipment and components and office equipment (35) 10.0
Machinery (34) 8.6
Mixed freight (43) 5.2
Base metal in primary or semifinished forms and in finished basic shapes (32) 4.9
Other commodities 49.2
Total 100.0

Leading Commodity Shipments Originating in Ohio by Weight

Commodity description (2 digit SCTG) Percent of weight
Gravel and crushed stone (12) 16.0
Gasoline and aviation turbine fuel (17) 7.8
Nonmetallic mineral products (31) 7.0
Base metal in primary or semifinished forms and in finished basic shapes (32) 5.6
Coal (15) 4.8
Other commodities 58.8
Total 100.0

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

State of destination Percent of value
Ohio 34.2
Michigan 9.2
Indiana 5.5
Texas 4.4
Pennsylvania 4.2
New York 3.8
Other states 38.7
Total 100.0

State of destination Percent of weight
Ohio 61.2
Michigan 5.5
Pennsylvania 5.0
Indiana 4.1
Kentucky 3.8
North Carolina 2.3
Other states 18.1
Total 100.0

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

State of origin Percent of value
Ohio 40.9
Michigan 6.0
Indiana 5.4
Illinois 4.4
Pennsylvania 4.0
California 3.9
Other states 35.4
Total 100.0

State of origin Percent of weight
Ohio 57.1
West Virginia 6.3
Kentucky 5.4
Michigan 5.3
Pennsylvania 3.8
Minnesota 3.4
Other states 18.7
Total 100.0

Modes of Transportation for Shipments Originating in Ohio

Mode of transportation Percent of value Percent of weight
Truck (for-hire, private, and both private truck and for-hire truck) 76.3 71.0
Air (including truck and air) 0.7
Rail 6.7 13.2
Water (Great Lakes, deep draft and shallow draft) 0.2 4.5
Pipeline* 1.4 6.0
Multiple modes** 10.3 1.3
Parcel, U.S. Postal Service, or courier service 9.4 0.3
Other and unknown mode 4.4 3.9
Total 100.0 100.0

Domestic Distance Shipped for Commodities Originating in Ohio

Distance shipped Percent of value Percent of weight
Less than 50 miles 23.9 49.6
50 to 99 miles 11.4 11.7
100 to 249 miles 20.2 15.6
250 to 499 miles 20.9 14.9
500 to 749 miles 9.2 3.7
750 to 999 miles 5.7 1.7
1,000 to 1,499 miles 3.4 1.4
1,500 to 1,999 miles 2.6 0.8
2,000 miles or more 2.6 0.5
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.