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

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

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Summary Value Weight
Total shipments originating in Virginia $ 141,547.8 - 187,566.2 (millions) 246,372.7 - 291,497.3 (thousand tons)
Percent of total U.S. shipments 1.7 - 2.2 2.1 - 2.5

Leading Commodity Shipments Originating in Virginia by Value

Commodity description (2 digit SCTG) Percent of value
Mixed freight (43) 7.3 - 19.3
Electronic and other electrical equipment and components and office equipment (35) 8.3 - 11.3
Textiles, leather, and articles of textiles or leather (30) 4.5 - 11.5
Plastics and rubber (24) 4.5 - 7.5
Motorized and other vehicles, including parts (36) 3.4 - 7.8
Other commodities (X)
Total (X)

Leading Commodity Shipments Originating in Virginia by Weight

Commodity description (2 digit SCTG) Percent of weight
Gravel and crushed stone (12) 19.8 - 35.6
Coal (15) 12.6 - 25.2
Nonmetallic mineral products (31) 3.1 - 11.3
Gasoline and aviation turbine fuel (17) 4.8 - 8.4
Wood products (26) 2.7 - 8.3
Other commodities (X)
Total (X)

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

State of destination Percent of value
Virginia 37.8 - 48.0
Maryland 4.9 - 7.5
North Carolina 4.5 - 6.5
Pennsylvania 3.3 - 5.3
California 2.8 - 5.4
New York 2.5 - 4.1
Other states (X)
Total (X)

State of destination Percent of weight
Virginia 65.2 - 72.2
North Carolina 3.6 - 6.6
Tennessee 3.1 - 6.1
Maryland 2.0 - 5.0
Georgia 2.1 - 4.7
Pennsylvania 1.0 - 2.4
Other states (X)
Total (X)

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

State of origin Percent of value
Virginia 29.2 - 41.8
Maryland 4.3 - 12.3
North Carolina 6.6 - 9.2
Pennsylvania 3.6 - 7.2
California 2.7 - 5.1
Tennessee 3.0 - 4.0
Other states (X)
Total (X)

State of origin Percent of weight
Virginia 63.5 - 71.5
Maryland 3.4 - 9.0
North Carolina 4.1 - 5.1
West Virginia 2.7 - 6.3
Pennsylvania 1.6 - 5.2
Kentucky 0.9 - 3.3
Other states (X)
Total (X)

Modes of Transportation for Shipments Originating in Virginia

Mode of transportation Percent of value Percent of weight
Truck (for-hire, private, and both private truck and for-hire truck) 80.2 - 87.4 76.9 - 83.9
Air (including truck and air) 1.2 - 2.6 (NA)
Rail 1.4 - 2.4 14.1 - 19.7
Water (Great Lakes, deep draft and shallow draft) (NA) 0.0 - 1.4
Pipeline* (NA) (NA)
Multiple modes** 6.9 - 13.1 0.4 - 1.4
Parcel, U.S. Postal Service, or courier service 5.8 - 12.4 (NA)
Other and unknown mode 1.6 - 3.0 (NA)
Total (X) (X)

Domestic Distance Shipped for Commodities Originating in Virginia

Distance shipped Percent of value Percent of weight
Less than 50 miles 25.8 - 37.0 55.0 - 65.0
50 to 99 miles 9.3 - 13.7 7.5 - 11.1
100 to 249 miles 18.7 - 23.9 11.2 - 20.4
250 to 499 miles 14.0 - 19.2 8.8 - 12.2
500 to 749 miles 5.2 - 8.6 1.8 - 2.4
750 to 999 miles 2.8 - 4.2 0.5 - 1.9
1,000 to 1,499 miles 2.3 - 3.3 (NA)
1,500 to 1,999 miles 0.5 - 1.5 (NA)
2,000 miles or more 3.6 - 6.2 0.3 - 0.7
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.