2002 Commodity Flow Survey State Summary: South Dakota

2002 Commodity Flow Survey State Summary: South Dakota

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Summary Value Weight
Total shipments originating in South Dakota $ 26,430 (millions) 52,286 (thousand tons)
Percent of total U.S. shipments 0.3 0.4

Leading Commodity Shipments Originating in South Dakota by Value

Commodity description (2 digit SCTG) Percent of value
Cereal grains (02) 5.7
Machinery (34) 5.7
Miscellaneous manufactured products (40) 5.3
Other agricultural products (03) 4.4
Meat, fish, seafood, and their preparations (05) 4.1
Other commodities 74.8
Total 100.0

Leading Commodity Shipments Originating in South Dakota by Weight

Commodity description (2 digit SCTG) Percent of weight
Cereal grains (02) 29.3
Other agricultural products (03) 12.9
Gasoline and aviation turbine fuel (17) 3.9
Fuel oils (18) 2.5
Fertilizers (22) 2.5
Other commodities 48.9
Total 100.0

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

State of destination Percent of value
South Dakota 27.2
Minnesota 9.6
Iowa 6.8
Texas 3.8
Wisconsin 2.7
Nebraska 2.4
Other states 47.5
Total 100.0

State of destination Percent of weight
South Dakota 54.7
Minnesota 12.0
Iowa 8.8
Nebraska 3.9
Illinois 2.0
Wyoming 1.3
Other states 17.3
Total 100.0

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

State of origin Percent of value
South Dakota 35.7
Minnesota 7.2
Nebraska 4.6
Iowa 4.6
Illinois 3.8
Wisconsin 3.2
Other states 40.9
Total 100.0

State of origin Percent of weight
South Dakota 73.6
Wyoming 6.8
Minnesota 4.2
Iowa 3.6
North Dakota 1.8
Nebraska 1.3
Other states 8.7
Total 100.0

Modes of Transportation for Shipments Originating in South Dakota

Mode of transportation Percent of value Percent of weight
Truck (for-hire, private, and both private truck and for-hire truck) 59.2 70.8
Air (including truck and air) 4.4
Rail 5.5 22.3
Water (Great Lakes, deep draft and shallow draft)
Pipeline*
Multiple modes** 13.4 S
Parcel, U.S. Postal Service, or courier service 13.2 0.2
Other and unknown mode S S
Total 100.0 100.0

Domestic Distance Shipped for Commodities Originating in South Dakota

Distance shipped Percent of value Percent of weight
Less than 50 miles 17.6 46.6
50 to 99 miles 7.8 12.1
100 to 249 miles 16.6 12.9
250 to 499 miles 22.9 12.2
500 to 749 miles 8.3 4.8
750 to 999 miles 7.3 1.8
1,000 to 1,499 miles 18.4 9.6
1,500 to 1,999 miles 0.6
2,000 miles or more S S
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.