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

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

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Summary Value Weight
Total shipments originating in Pennsylvania $ 321,168.8 - 387,629.2 (millions) 357,676.8 - 441,851.2 (thousand tons)
Percent of total U.S. shipments 3.8 - 4.7 3.1 - 3.7

Leading Commodity Shipments Originating in Pennsylvania by Value

Commodity description (2 digit SCTG) Percent of value
Mixed freight (43) 9.4 - 12.4
Pharmaceutical products (21) 5.7 - 14.3
Electronic and other electrical equipment and components and office equipment (35) 6.4 - 11.4
Other prepared foodstuffs and fats and oils (07) 4.0 - 7.6
Base metal in primary or semifinished forms and in finished basic shapes (32) 4.6 - 7.0
Other commodities (X)
Total (X)

Leading Commodity Shipments Originating in Pennsylvania by Weight

Commodity description (2 digit SCTG) Percent of weight
Coal (15) 15.7 - 26.9
Gravel and crushed stone (12) 10.4 - 22.6
Gasoline and aviation turbine fuel (17) 4.3 - 8.9
Base metal in primary or semifinished forms and in finished basic shapes (32) 4.5 - 7.1
Other prepared foodstuffs and fats and oils (07) 3.7 - 7.7
Other commodities (X)
Total (X)

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

State of destination Percent of value
Pennsylvania 30.1 - 36.3
New Jersey 6.9 - 9.3
New York 6.8 - 9.2
Ohio 4.0 - 5.4
Maryland 3.1 - 4.1
Georgia 1.6 - 5.2
Other states (X)
Total (X)

State of destination Percent of weight
Pennsylvania 55.2 - 61.8
New Jersey 5.1 - 6.7
Ohio 4.3 - 6.7
Maryland 3.3 - 5.3
New York 3.4 - 4.8
Virginia 0.8 - 3.8
Other states (X)
Total (X)

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

State of origin Percent of value
Pennsylvania 32.4 - 39.4
Ohio 5.1 - 7.5
New Jersey 5.4 - 6.8
New York 4.4 - 6.0
North Carolina 3.0 - 5.4
Maryland 2.2 - 5.6
Other states (X)
Total (X)

State of origin Percent of weight
Pennsylvania 53.5 - 63.7
Ohio 2.6 - 11.2
West Virginia 2.6 - 8.2
New Jersey 3.0 - 7.0
Minnesota 0.8 - 4.4
Maryland 2.2 - 2.8
Other states (X)
Total (X)

Modes of Transportation for Shipments Originating in Pennsylvania

Mode of transportation Percent of value Percent of weight
Truck (for-hire, private, and both private truck and for-hire truck) 78.2 - 83.8 70.5 - 77.5
Air (including truck and air) 0.7 - 2.1 (NA)
Rail 1.0 - 1.4 10.4 - 21.0
Water (Great Lakes, deep draft and shallow draft) (NA) 0.7 - 5.3
Pipeline* 0.3 - 1.3 1.5 - 4.5
Multiple modes** 10.0 - 14.4 1.2 - 3.8
Parcel, U.S. Postal Service, or courier service 9.9 - 14.3 (NA)
Other and unknown mode 1.8 - 4.2 0.7 - 2.7
Total (X) (X)

Domestic Distance Shipped for Commodities Originating in Pennsylvania

Distance shipped Percent of value Percent of weight
Less than 50 miles 26.4 - 31.0 48.7 - 60.3
50 to 99 miles 12.3 - 15.7 10.5 - 15.1
100 to 249 miles 16.2 - 20.8 12.3 - 16.9
250 to 499 miles 13.2 - 15.6 7.8 - 10.8
500 to 749 miles 8.0 - 10.6 2.7 - 7.1
750 to 999 miles 3.7 - 4.3 1.0 - 1.6
1,000 to 1,499 miles 3.4 - 5.0 (NA)
1,500 to 1,999 miles 1.1 - 2.5 (NA)
2,000 miles or more 3.7 - 6.3 (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.