2002 Commodity Flow Survey State Summary: Washington

2002 Commodity Flow Survey State Summary: Washington

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Summary Value Weight
Total shipments originating in Washington $ 177,395 (millions) 259,594 (thousand tons)
Percent of total U.S. shipments 2.1 2.2

Leading Commodity Shipments Originating in Washington by Value

Commodity description (2 digit SCTG) Percent of value
Mixed freight (43) 12.5
Electronic and other electrical equipment and components and office equipment (35) 8.0
Gasoline and aviation turbine fuel (17) 4.1
Other prepared foodstuffs and fats and oils (07) 3.8
Miscellaneous manufactured products (40) 3.1
Other commodities 68.5
Total 100.0

Leading Commodity Shipments Originating in Washington by Weight

Commodity description (2 digit SCTG) Percent of weight
Gasoline and aviation turbine fuel (17) 11.5
Wood products (26) 6.6
Cereal grains (02) 6.6
Fuel oils (18) 5.5
Animal feed and products of animal origin, n.e.c. (04) 3.5
Other commodities 66.3
Total 100.0

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

State of destination Percent of value
Washington 68.9
California 6.6
Oregon 6.2
Idaho 2.0
Texas 1.5
Illinois 1.2
Other states 13.6
Total 100.0

State of destination Percent of weight
Washington 76.6
Oregon 14.4
California 2.9
Idaho 1.1
Montana 0.4
Illinois 0.4
Other states 4.2
Total 100.0

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

State of origin Percent of value
Washington 54.7
California 9.3
Oregon 6.9
Texas 1.9
Ohio 1.4
Tennessee 1.2
Other states 24.6
Total 100.0

State of origin Percent of weight
Washington 80.0
Oregon 5.5
California 2.4
Minnesota 2.0
Utah 1.1
Idaho 0.8
Other states 8.2
Total 100.0

Modes of Transportation for Shipments Originating in Washington

Mode of transportation Percent of value Percent of weight
Truck (for-hire, private, and both private truck and for-hire truck) 50.5 61.5
Air (including truck and air) S
Rail 2.7 10.4
Water (Great Lakes, deep draft and shallow draft) 1.3 S
Pipeline* 2.9 9.3
Multiple modes** 11.1 0.9
Parcel, U.S. Postal Service, or courier service 10.3 0.2
Other and unknown mode 2.2 6.0
Total 100.0 100.0

Domestic Distance Shipped for Commodities Originating in Washington

Distance shipped Percent of value Percent of weight
Less than 50 miles 56.9 60.6
50 to 99 miles 7.8 19.5
100 to 249 miles 10.1 10.7
250 to 499 miles 3.1 1.8
500 to 749 miles 4.0 1.4
750 to 999 miles 3.5 2.0
1,000 to 1,499 miles 2.8 1.7
1,500 to 1,999 miles 5.8 1.4
2,000 miles or more 6.0 1.0
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.