Table B-19 - Estimated Measures of Reliability for Shipment Characteristics by Two-Digit Commodity and Distance Shipped for State of Origin: 2002

Table B-19 - Estimated Measures of Reliability for Shipment Characteristics by Two-Digit Commodity and Distance Shipped for State of Origin: 2002

[Estimates are based on data from the Commodity Flow Survey. Because of rounding, estimates may not be additive]

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All Commodities

Distance Shipped Value Tons Ton-miles CV of average miles
per shipment
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
All distances 3.4 10.5 3.1 8.2
Less than 50 miles 6.8 1.6 18.1 4.2 14.3 0.8 3.9
50 to 99 miles 11.9 0.8 15.8 1.5 14.0 0.5 2.1
100 to 249 miles 8.0 0.8 9.1 1.6 10.9 1.1 2.1
250 to 499 miles 5.2 0.8 8.6 1.2 9.1 1.3 0.7
500 to 749 miles 7.9 1.1 9.9 0.7 10.2 2.2 0.6
750 to 999 miles 6.5 0.5 14.1 1.5 13.4 3.6 0.6
1,000 to 1,499 miles 9.5 0.3 17.1 0.2 17.5 0.7 1.4
1,500 to 1,999 miles 10.9 0.6 15.0 0.2 15.3 1.4 0.5
2,000 miles or more 34.1 35.4 45.2 14.9

SCTG 1, Live animals and live fish

Distance Shipped Value Tons Ton-miles CV of average miles
per shipment
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
All distances S S S S S S 23.9
Less than 50 miles
50 to 99 miles S S S S S S 30.2
100 to 249 miles S S S S S S 24.6
250 to 499 miles S S S S S S 23.7
500 to 749 miles S S S S S S 29.8
750 to 999 miles
1,000 to 1,499 miles
1,500 to 1,999 miles
2,000 miles or more

SCTG 2, Cereal grains

Distance Shipped Value Tons Ton-miles CV of average miles
per shipment
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
All distances 20.3 20.2 9.4 S
Less than 50 miles 48.6 11.3 48.1 11.7 S S 28.6
50 to 99 miles S S S S S S 19.6
100 to 249 miles S S S S S S 27.9
250 to 499 miles 32.7 0.8 33.8 0.6 37.7 0.8 16.4
500 to 749 miles 21.2 5.2 22.2 6.0 22.7 5.5 6.0
750 to 999 miles 14.2 10.5 15.6 10.4 15.4 6.3 0.8
1,000 to 1,499 miles S S S S S S 31.6
1,500 to 1,999 miles S S S S S S 29.8
2,000 miles or more S S S S S S 31.6

SCTG 3, Other agricultural products

Distance Shipped Value Tons Ton-miles CV of average miles
per shipment
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
All distances 16.4 24.8 13.9 32.6
Less than 50 miles 35.5 9.1 48.0 9.9 S S 12.0
50 to 99 miles S S S S S S 11.7
100 to 249 miles S S S S S S 8.0
250 to 499 miles 33.6 0.5 S S S S 13.7
500 to 749 miles 26.6 2.8 29.6 4.8 30.2 8.9 13.5
750 to 999 miles 22.9 5.5 26.2 11.2 26.2 10.7 4.8
1,000 to 1,499 miles S S S S S S 25.8
1,500 to 1,999 miles S S 45.0 47.4 0.2 21.1
2,000 miles or more S S S S S S 31.6

SCTG 4, Animal feed and products of

Distance Shipped Value Tons Ton-miles CV of average miles
per shipment
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
All distances 31.7 30.1 36.6 25.6
Less than 50 miles 33.9 8.0 38.6 6.1 S S 26.3
50 to 99 miles S S 37.1 5.2 31.7 10.1 9.7
100 to 249 miles S S S S S S 11.5
250 to 499 miles 28.1 4.7 37.6 4.5 41.8 6.9 12.3
500 to 749 miles 39.7 5.3 S S S S 10.9
750 to 999 miles 46.5 6.5 38.5 4.9 36.3 8.1 18.4
1,000 to 1,499 miles S S 40.6 0.6 40.1 1.1 23.7
1,500 to 1,999 miles S S S S S S 29.8
2,000 miles or more

SCTG 5, Meat, fish, seafood, and their preparations

Distance Shipped Value Tons Ton-miles CV of average miles
per shipment
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
All distances 41.5 36.9 32.7 31.3
Less than 50 miles 37.0 9.7 37.1 9.0 38.1 3.4 14.6
50 to 99 miles S S S S S S 15.3
100 to 249 miles 49.4 5.9 40.6 6.2 39.4 3.7 4.3
250 to 499 miles S S 47.6 5.0 45.0 9.1 4.7
500 to 749 miles 48.5 4.1 37.0 3.3 37.5 5.0 15.2
750 to 999 miles S S S S 49.6 2.7 23.6
1,000 to 1,499 miles S S S S S S 25.9
1,500 to 1,999 miles S S S S S S 23.7
2,000 miles or more S S S S S S 31.6

SCTG 6, Milled grain products and preparations, and bakery products

Distance Shipped Value Tons Ton-miles CV of average miles
per shipment
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
All distances 24.9 30.8 21.8 25.2
Less than 50 miles 29.1 5.8 24.7 5.3 20.8 0.3 7.7
50 to 99 miles 44.1 1.7 S S S S 5.7
100 to 249 miles 28.2 3.4 S S S S 3.0
250 to 499 miles 26.4 3.6 41.5 5.5 36.4 6.0 2.1
500 to 749 miles 31.6 4.7 22.2 1.7 22.4 2.2 1.8
750 to 999 miles 36.1 0.9 29.0 0.9 30.0 1.9 2.1
1,000 to 1,499 miles 36.8 0.8 43.3 1.1 42.0 2.1 15.4
1,500 to 1,999 miles 31.6 2.8 37.5 3.7 36.0 8.0 2.6
2,000 miles or more S S S S S S 31.6

SCTG 7, Other prepared foodstuffs and fats and oil

Distance Shipped Value Tons Ton-miles CV of average miles
per shipment
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
All distances 15.5 15.7 11.3 S
Less than 50 miles 36.0 6.4 41.7 6.9 39.5 0.7 8.5
50 to 99 miles 19.5 0.6 19.3 0.9 18.7 0.2 3.5
100 to 249 miles 24.0 1.5 13.4 1.6 13.8 1.1 2.9
250 to 499 miles 19.5 2.0 18.1 3.8 25.1 3.8 3.1
500 to 749 miles 12.1 3.5 10.2 3.5 10.1 2.6 1.4
750 to 999 miles 20.6 1.2 25.2 1.3 25.3 1.8 2.1
1,000 to 1,499 miles S S 28.9 0.6 28.8 1.6 2.1
1,500 to 1,999 miles 31.1 3.3 26.3 1.4 26.6 3.3 0.7
2,000 miles or more S S S S S S 28.9

SCTG 8, Alcoholic beverages

Distance Shipped Value Tons Ton-miles CV of average miles
per shipment
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
All distances 19.3 15.9 24.0 15.9
Less than 50 miles 28.7 8.0 29.3 10.0 25.5 10.6 7.3
50 to 99 miles 27.7 0.9 32.9 2.0 31.3 0.9 16.0
100 to 249 miles 20.2 2.5 25.9 5.1 24.8 5.5 11.0
250 to 499 miles 31.5 3.7 38.0 5.0 34.9 7.6 11.2
500 to 749 miles 41.2 1.6 S S S S 19.3
750 to 999 miles 38.5 1.8 S S S S 18.7
1,000 to 1,499 miles 44.0 0.7 45.3 1.5 48.2 6.9 15.4
1,500 to 1,999 miles S S S S S S 29.8
2,000 miles or more

SCTG 9, Tobacco products

Distance Shipped Value Tons Ton-miles CV of average miles
per shipment
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
All distances 31.2 38.5 48.1 33.5
Less than 50 miles 46.2 2.7 47.6 2.0 S S 23.9
50 to 99 miles S S S S S S 23.7
100 to 249 miles 35.4 8.5 31.2 9.5 33.4 11.7 21.9
250 to 499 miles S S S S S S 25.9
500 to 749 miles S S S S S S 25.9
750 to 999 miles 49.2 0.4 49.2 0.4 49.4 1.0 25.8
1,000 to 1,499 miles S S S S S S 25.9
1,500 to 1,999 miles S S S S S S 25.8
2,000 miles or more S S S S S S 30.7

SCTG 10, Monumental or building stone

Distance Shipped Value Tons Ton-miles CV of average miles
per shipment
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
All distances S S S S S S S
Less than 50 miles S S S S S S 29.8
50 to 99 miles S S S S S S 31.6
100 to 249 miles S S S S S S 31.6
250 to 499 miles
500 to 749 miles
750 to 999 miles
1,000 to 1,499 miles S S S S S S 31.6
1,500 to 1,999 miles S S S S S S 31.6
2,000 miles or more

SCTG 11, Natural sands

Distance Shipped Value Tons Ton-miles CV of average miles
per shipment
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
All distances 29.0 34.2 31.8 S
Less than 50 miles S S 48.8 16.6 S S 30.5
50 to 99 miles 38.2 2.2 37.9 2.6 36.9 0.7 18.4
100 to 249 miles 42.7 5.6 40.0 6.4 44.5 6.2 11.9
250 to 499 miles 28.3 4.6 43.5 5.9 42.9 6.7 11.1
500 to 749 miles 24.8 4.7 S S S S 11.0
750 to 999 miles 48.5 1.2 S S S S 18.3
1,000 to 1,499 miles 41.8 0.3 S S S S 23.7
1,500 to 1,999 miles 31.3 4.2 S S S S 14.9
2,000 miles or more

SCTG 12, Gravel and crushed stone

Distance Shipped Value Tons Ton-miles CV of average miles
per shipment
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
All distances S S S S S S 32.6
Less than 50 miles S S S S S S 7.9
50 to 99 miles 28.4 1.2 30.5 1.1 29.8 2.6 10.9
100 to 249 miles 48.5 5.4 S S S S 18.4
250 to 499 miles 32.0 2.8 S S S S 20.0
500 to 749 miles S S S S S S 23.6
750 to 999 miles S S S S S S 25.9
1,000 to 1,499 miles S S S S S S 31.6
1,500 to 1,999 miles S S S S S S 31.6
2,000 miles or more

SCTG 13, Nonmetallic minerals nec

Distance Shipped Value Tons Ton-miles CV of average miles
per shipment
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
All distances 17.2 32.3 20.3 38.5
Less than 50 miles 27.2 10.0 33.7 3.5 31.7 10.8 14.4
50 to 99 miles S S S S S S 21.8
100 to 249 miles S S 43.0 1.2 41.0 3.0 21.7
250 to 499 miles 46.7 3.2 42.5 1.1 41.6 6.1 23.7
500 to 749 miles 47.3 3.5 S S S S 25.8
750 to 999 miles S S S S S S 31.6
1,000 to 1,499 miles
1,500 to 1,999 miles S S S S S S 25.8
2,000 miles or more

SCTG 14, Metallic ores and concentrates

Distance Shipped Value Tons Ton-miles CV of average miles
per shipment
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
All distances S S S S S S 23.9
Less than 50 miles S S S S S S 31.6
50 to 99 miles S S S S S S 26.1
100 to 249 miles S S S S S S 23.7
250 to 499 miles S S S S S S 23.7
500 to 749 miles S S S S S S 25.9
750 to 999 miles S S S S S S 27.9
1,000 to 1,499 miles S S S S S S 31.6
1,500 to 1,999 miles S S S S S S 27.9
2,000 miles or more

SCTG 15, Coal

Distance Shipped Value Tons Ton-miles CV of average miles
per shipment
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
All distances 14.9 16.6 30.3 19.4
Less than 50 miles 9.7 6.4 11.1 6.5 15.9 5.9 29.8
50 to 99 miles 26.6 5.5 27.8 5.5 27.2 4.6 13.3
100 to 249 miles 38.1 3.1 37.7 3.2 33.3 5.8 15.8
250 to 499 miles S S S S S S 22.2
500 to 749 miles S S S S S S 23.7
750 to 999 miles
1,000 to 1,499 miles
1,500 to 1,999 miles
2,000 miles or more

SCTG 17, Gasoline and aviation turbine fuel

Distance Shipped Value Tons Ton-miles CV of average miles
per shipment
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
All distances 24.7 22.5 S S 21.9
Less than 50 miles 18.1 5.9 15.7 6.1 17.9 9.5 9.0
50 to 99 miles S S S S S S 15.2
100 to 249 miles 30.8 4.1 29.5 4.4 34.7 9.3 7.0
250 to 499 miles S S S S S S 29.8
500 to 749 miles
750 to 999 miles
1,000 to 1,499 miles
1,500 to 1,999 miles
2,000 miles or more

SCTG 18, Fuel oils

Distance Shipped Value Tons Ton-miles CV of average miles
per shipment
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
All distances 25.0 23.9 29.6 33.2
Less than 50 miles 27.9 7.6 26.6 8.3 23.2 17.5 36.9
50 to 99 miles S S S S S S 21.3
100 to 249 miles 44.7 5.9 43.5 6.3 43.0 11.8 20.8
250 to 499 miles S S S S S S 27.9
500 to 749 miles S S S S S S 30.2
750 to 999 miles S S S S S S 27.9
1,000 to 1,499 miles
1,500 to 1,999 miles
2,000 miles or more

SCTG 19, Coal and petroleum products, nec

Distance Shipped Value Tons Ton-miles CV of average miles
per shipment
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
All distances 16.9 29.0 S S S
Less than 50 miles 25.5 7.2 42.4 10.3 43.0 4.6 14.5
50 to 99 miles 32.0 2.2 S S S S 5.5
100 to 249 miles 13.0 3.8 26.7 6.7 30.2 6.4 5.6
250 to 499 miles 40.5 4.0 S S S S 5.2
500 to 749 miles 36.4 2.6 S S S S 2.6
750 to 999 miles S S S S S S 15.1
1,000 to 1,499 miles 48.3 0.3 S S S S 21.1
1,500 to 1,999 miles S S S S S S 21.1
2,000 miles or more

SCTG 20, Basic chemicals

Distance Shipped Value Tons Ton-miles CV of average miles
per shipment
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
All distances 25.0 18.6 8.8 41.5
Less than 50 miles 29.1 9.0 31.3 6.5 35.3 0.5 13.9
50 to 99 miles 45.2 1.8 45.7 1.3 46.0 0.4 13.2
100 to 249 miles S S 44.2 3.2 41.5 2.4 5.1
250 to 499 miles 44.8 4.4 31.3 2.7 28.5 3.1 5.7
500 to 749 miles 30.7 4.5 24.0 4.7 25.4 6.9 5.4
750 to 999 miles 25.4 3.5 22.3 6.6 22.1 8.5 2.0
1,000 to 1,499 miles 31.1 0.6 S S S S 15.7
1,500 to 1,999 miles S S S S S S 21.1
2,000 miles or more

SCTG 21, Pharmaceutical products

Distance Shipped Value Tons Ton-miles CV of average miles
per shipment
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
All distances 36.8 48.0 S S 20.7
Less than 50 miles S S 36.9 4.9 38.9 1.1 15.1
50 to 99 miles S S 43.9 4.0 43.6 2.1 6.8
100 to 249 miles S S S S S S 13.9
250 to 499 miles 38.7 5.0 41.0 3.4 40.8 6.8 2.3
500 to 749 miles 46.3 6.8 S S S S 10.7
750 to 999 miles S S S S S S 10.9
1,000 to 1,499 miles S S S S S S 10.8
1,500 to 1,999 miles S S S S S S 10.7
2,000 miles or more 42.1 48.6 0.2 S S 28.5

SCTG 22, Fertilizers

Distance Shipped Value Tons Ton-miles CV of average miles
per shipment
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
All distances 44.6 49.7 S S S
Less than 50 miles S S S S 46.5 12.1 42.5
50 to 99 miles S S 48.1 6.6 S S 15.3
100 to 249 miles S S S S S S 19.2
250 to 499 miles 39.8 6.0 40.2 5.9 39.5 8.7 21.8
500 to 749 miles 49.1 4.6 48.4 4.7 48.0 5.6 21.2
750 to 999 miles S S S S S S 23.6
1,000 to 1,499 miles S S S S S S 26.0
1,500 to 1,999 miles S S S S S S 25.9
2,000 miles or more

SCTG 23, Chemical products and preparations, nec

Distance Shipped Value Tons Ton-miles CV of average miles
per shipment
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
All distances 31.0 47.2 S S 25.3
Less than 50 miles 29.7 3.7 45.9 3.5 47.0 0.1 25.3
50 to 99 miles 26.1 1.4 33.4 1.6 35.4 0.4 4.5
100 to 249 miles 25.8 2.9 35.2 2.8 36.6 1.5 3.0
250 to 499 miles 33.8 2.6 49.3 4.5 S S 2.8
500 to 749 miles 43.3 2.5 S S S S 1.0
750 to 999 miles 47.5 3.3 S S S S 1.2
1,000 to 1,499 miles 44.3 0.6 S S S S 2.4
1,500 to 1,999 miles 39.5 2.2 49.2 1.9 49.2 5.7 0.4
2,000 miles or more S S S S S S 31.6

SCTG 24, Plastics and rubber

Distance Shipped Value Tons Ton-miles CV of average miles
per shipment
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
All distances 12.0 12.9 14.8 16.5
Less than 50 miles 24.0 4.0 28.6 3.6 25.4 0.3 4.0
50 to 99 miles 21.6 1.5 22.4 2.5 22.3 0.3 2.8
100 to 249 miles 15.8 2.4 23.1 2.4 25.6 0.8 4.1
250 to 499 miles 12.6 1.9 18.6 2.8 18.0 3.0 2.6
500 to 749 miles 20.8 1.9 17.8 2.5 18.0 2.9 1.3
750 to 999 miles 20.2 1.2 22.6 2.0 23.7 3.2 1.8
1,000 to 1,499 miles 45.8 1.6 28.0 1.3 29.2 2.6 2.8
1,500 to 1,999 miles 26.1 1.2 34.8 2.9 36.2 6.7 1.3
2,000 miles or more S S S S S S 31.2

SCTG 25, Logs and other wood in the rough

Distance Shipped Value Tons Ton-miles CV of average miles
per shipment
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
All distances S S S S S S 26.0
Less than 50 miles S S S S S S 31.6
50 to 99 miles S S S S S S 29.8
100 to 249 miles S S S S S S 27.9
250 to 499 miles S S S S S S 28.1
500 to 749 miles
750 to 999 miles S S S S S S 31.6
1,000 to 1,499 miles
1,500 to 1,999 miles S S S S S S 31.6
2,000 miles or more

SCTG 26, Wood products

Distance Shipped Value Tons Ton-miles CV of average miles
per shipment
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
All distances 12.5 37.3 40.5 19.8
Less than 50 miles 14.7 5.2 36.3 4.9 43.6 3.8 3.7
50 to 99 miles 15.7 2.1 45.3 2.9 48.0 2.3 3.0
100 to 249 miles 26.0 2.4 28.0 2.8 28.5 4.6 3.8
250 to 499 miles 35.1 2.4 S S S S 2.8
500 to 749 miles 43.5 0.8 35.9 0.4 35.2 2.7 1.9
750 to 999 miles 42.1 1.5 32.0 0.2 32.7 1.9 1.9
1,000 to 1,499 miles S S S S S S 11.3
1,500 to 1,999 miles 48.9 0.3 47.1 47.5 1.1 10.7
2,000 miles or more S S S S S S 31.6

SCTG 27, Pulp, newsprint, paper, and paperboard

Distance Shipped Value Tons Ton-miles CV of average miles
per shipment
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
All distances 38.0 45.7 39.7 24.5
Less than 50 miles 38.9 6.4 49.2 7.2 43.2 3.1 12.7
50 to 99 miles 47.0 2.2 S S S S 2.7
100 to 249 miles S S S S S S 4.3
250 to 499 miles S S S S S S 1.7
500 to 749 miles 43.3 3.5 44.6 2.6 44.4 7.6 10.9
750 to 999 miles 26.8 1.1 41.4 1.1 42.5 5.1 1.8
1,000 to 1,499 miles 23.8 0.2 24.5 26.8 0.8 11.4
1,500 to 1,999 miles S S S S S S 14.9
2,000 miles or more

SCTG 28, Paper or paperboard articles

Distance Shipped Value Tons Ton-miles CV of average miles
per shipment
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
All distances 28.5 32.4 38.9 16.7
Less than 50 miles 37.1 5.7 46.7 6.9 43.3 1.6 10.8
50 to 99 miles 30.9 1.7 20.9 2.9 20.2 1.7 2.9
100 to 249 miles 25.9 1.7 20.2 3.1 19.4 4.2 3.5
250 to 499 miles 28.8 5.5 28.5 5.7 29.7 6.4 3.7
500 to 749 miles S S S S S S 1.6
750 to 999 miles 39.7 1.7 46.0 1.6 47.2 2.8 1.3
1,000 to 1,499 miles 45.4 0.7 48.7 0.7 S S 2.5
1,500 to 1,999 miles 41.5 1.2 39.3 1.1 39.7 4.9 10.6
2,000 miles or more

SCTG 29, Printed products

Distance Shipped Value Tons Ton-miles CV of average miles
per shipment
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
All distances 12.4 14.9 14.4 9.7
Less than 50 miles 19.5 3.6 22.9 4.6 28.0 0.4 12.9
50 to 99 miles 31.2 0.9 35.6 2.3 37.3 0.8 3.0
100 to 249 miles 20.7 3.3 22.4 2.2 21.3 1.4 4.7
250 to 499 miles 17.0 2.7 15.1 2.7 16.6 2.7 1.0
500 to 749 miles 22.4 2.5 15.0 1.9 14.1 2.7 1.6
750 to 999 miles 23.8 1.7 43.6 2.8 41.9 4.9 1.7
1,000 to 1,499 miles 29.8 1.6 S S S S 2.7
1,500 to 1,999 miles 22.7 0.8 22.4 1.1 22.8 3.7 0.6
2,000 miles or more 49.6 44.3 S S 46.5

SCTG 30, Textiles, leather, and articles of textiles or leather

Distance Shipped Value Tons Ton-miles CV of average miles
per shipment
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
All distances 14.8 23.2 20.8 11.5
Less than 50 miles 22.7 5.5 40.3 6.8 37.4 1.4 9.7
50 to 99 miles 31.0 0.9 34.4 1.7 35.4 1.2 3.8
100 to 249 miles 16.1 2.5 28.6 2.1 27.4 2.9 4.0
250 to 499 miles 26.6 3.0 24.6 3.0 23.9 2.3 2.5
500 to 749 miles 14.1 2.5 23.7 5.1 22.8 3.8 0.9
750 to 999 miles 42.7 4.9 38.7 2.2 37.8 3.5 1.1
1,000 to 1,499 miles 25.9 1.3 29.9 1.0 27.9 1.9 2.4
1,500 to 1,999 miles 24.8 2.2 33.2 1.8 33.2 4.4 0.5
2,000 miles or more 42.8 36.6 44.7 0.3 33.8

SCTG 31, Nonmetallic mineral products

Distance Shipped Value Tons Ton-miles CV of average miles
per shipment
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
All distances 21.5 32.2 23.8 33.6
Less than 50 miles 29.4 9.3 42.5 11.2 37.7 7.2 24.8
50 to 99 miles 29.5 4.8 48.3 5.8 46.8 5.7 4.6
100 to 249 miles 28.1 1.8 27.7 3.9 26.3 4.2 6.2
250 to 499 miles S S 48.4 4.5 45.5 7.6 6.3
500 to 749 miles 48.0 1.4 S S S S 2.5
750 to 999 miles S S S S S S 15.1
1,000 to 1,499 miles S S S S S S 21.3
1,500 to 1,999 miles 37.9 1.3 30.7 0.2 31.3 1.8 10.6
2,000 miles or more S S S S S S 31.6

SCTG 32, Base metal in primary or seminifinished forms and in finished basic shapes

Distance Shipped Value Tons Ton-miles CV of average miles
per shipment
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
All distances 30.6 39.9 26.4 20.5
Less than 50 miles 37.1 5.2 39.6 6.2 S S 11.5
50 to 99 miles S S S S S S 4.7
100 to 249 miles 49.6 4.2 S S 49.5 4.4 6.6
250 to 499 miles 19.8 3.9 17.9 4.2 17.8 3.9 1.2
500 to 749 miles 26.2 1.5 36.1 1.4 35.3 2.1 1.6
750 to 999 miles 30.8 1.2 40.5 0.6 40.7 1.7 0.7
1,000 to 1,499 miles 48.6 0.9 39.0 0.2 39.8 1.5 2.0
1,500 to 1,999 miles 30.8 0.6 26.2 0.5 26.9 2.4 1.3
2,000 miles or more

SCTG 33, Articles of base metal

Distance Shipped Value Tons Ton-miles CV of average miles
per shipment
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
All distances 17.2 42.9 33.6 17.0
Less than 50 miles 27.0 4.0 S S S S 6.2
50 to 99 miles 22.5 1.3 44.5 1.8 40.0 0.8 3.6
100 to 249 miles 25.4 2.1 29.0 3.0 32.3 1.6 4.2
250 to 499 miles 19.6 2.6 33.2 5.6 33.3 4.1 1.6
500 to 749 miles 24.5 2.1 31.7 3.9 31.5 4.9 0.8
750 to 999 miles 38.4 3.0 35.4 3.4 34.1 4.2 1.8
1,000 to 1,499 miles 24.7 0.6 S S S S 2.2
1,500 to 1,999 miles 35.8 1.4 S S S S 0.7
2,000 miles or more S S S S S S 28.7

SCTG 34, Machinery

Distance Shipped Value Tons Ton-miles CV of average miles
per shipment
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
All distances 12.6 19.7 22.4 15.1
Less than 50 miles 20.9 3.1 40.4 3.6 30.9 0.2 8.0
50 to 99 miles 18.4 1.0 19.0 1.8 17.5 0.4 3.5
100 to 249 miles 21.2 1.3 26.4 1.5 30.7 1.2 3.5
250 to 499 miles 22.3 3.9 35.1 4.8 34.3 4.0 1.3
500 to 749 miles 21.9 2.0 21.1 1.6 21.4 2.8 1.2
750 to 999 miles 27.0 2.7 28.0 3.7 29.0 3.7 1.7
1,000 to 1,499 miles 31.3 1.7 29.9 2.0 32.0 3.7 2.4
1,500 to 1,999 miles 24.3 1.8 37.9 1.2 36.8 3.2 0.6
2,000 miles or more S S S S S S 24.6

SCTG 35, Electronic and other electrical equipment and components and office equipment

Distance Shipped Value Tons Ton-miles CV of average miles
per shipment
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
All distances 18.3 49.5 20.7 10.5
Less than 50 miles 18.5 4.8 S S S S 9.0
50 to 99 miles 43.4 3.8 32.5 2.9 32.7 0.4 4.8
100 to 249 miles 28.9 1.2 37.2 2.4 36.5 1.1 6.6
250 to 499 miles 34.3 3.5 32.4 5.9 30.9 4.6 3.6
500 to 749 miles 31.5 3.1 35.8 4.8 37.3 4.1 1.2
750 to 999 miles 17.3 1.6 30.4 2.5 31.2 2.4 1.1
1,000 to 1,499 miles 23.3 1.0 29.7 1.3 32.4 3.1 1.3
1,500 to 1,999 miles 35.0 1.8 29.6 1.8 30.2 3.4 1.1
2,000 miles or more 40.4 47.0 46.0 0.1 20.7

SCTG 36, Motorized and other vehicles (including parts)

Distance Shipped Value Tons Ton-miles CV of average miles
per shipment
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
All distances 11.9 15.2 21.2 8.3
Less than 50 miles 20.0 6.9 20.0 6.3 26.6 0.5 10.8
50 to 99 miles 22.1 0.8 21.5 1.0 24.0 0.2 3.7
100 to 249 miles 23.2 3.5 22.0 3.8 21.5 1.7 8.7
250 to 499 miles 23.6 1.6 17.4 1.4 19.5 1.5 2.1
500 to 749 miles 18.4 2.3 24.2 2.4 23.6 4.9 1.1
750 to 999 miles 20.3 1.9 28.8 1.5 27.7 2.8 1.3
1,000 to 1,499 miles 35.0 1.0 39.4 0.9 37.2 2.8 2.4
1,500 to 1,999 miles 22.6 1.2 26.2 0.6 25.9 3.4 1.5
2,000 miles or more 47.0 S S 43.9 29.2

SCTG 37, Transportation equipment, nec

Distance Shipped Value Tons Ton-miles CV of average miles
per shipment
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
All distances S S S S S S 20.5
Less than 50 miles S S S S S S 31.8
50 to 99 miles S S S S S S 25.9
100 to 249 miles S S S S S S 18.9
250 to 499 miles S S S S S S 18.8
500 to 749 miles S S S S S S 18.5
750 to 999 miles S S S S S S 11.7
1,000 to 1,499 miles S S S S S S 15.8
1,500 to 1,999 miles S S S S S S 14.9
2,000 miles or more

SCTG 38, Precision instruments and apparatus

Distance Shipped Value Tons Ton-miles CV of average miles
per shipment
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
All distances 31.9 S S 37.3 9.8
Less than 50 miles 35.8 8.2 S S S S 17.6
50 to 99 miles 42.9 3.0 24.1 5.2 25.8 1.0 4.1
100 to 249 miles 48.8 5.1 S S S S 9.0
250 to 499 miles 44.9 3.3 49.4 5.2 48.4 5.7 1.7
500 to 749 miles 33.8 3.1 S S S S 2.1
750 to 999 miles S S S S S S 2.8
1,000 to 1,499 miles S S S S S S 15.1
1,500 to 1,999 miles 46.6 4.4 41.6 5.5 41.9 8.5 10.6
2,000 miles or more S S S S S S 31.0

SCTG 39, Furniture, mattresses and mattress supports, lamps, lighting fittings, and

Distance Shipped Value Tons Ton-miles CV of average miles
per shipment
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
All distances 31.7 34.3 34.6 18.1
Less than 50 miles S S S S 30.2 11.0 12.8
50 to 99 miles S S S S S S 19.1
100 to 249 miles 43.6 4.7 41.8 4.6 42.4 4.9 15.1
250 to 499 miles 40.2 4.3 36.9 6.9 38.2 6.7 15.2
500 to 749 miles S S S S S S 11.5
750 to 999 miles 39.2 3.3 43.8 1.8 45.3 6.1 10.6
1,000 to 1,499 miles S S S S S S 21.4
1,500 to 1,999 miles 38.9 1.0 S S S S 15.0
2,000 miles or more S S S S S S 31.6

SCTG 40, Miscellaneous manufactured products

Distance Shipped Value Tons Ton-miles CV of average miles
per shipment
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
All distances 16.7 49.1 28.3 7.3
Less than 50 miles 24.2 3.8 S S S S 9.5
50 to 99 miles 24.8 0.8 S S S S 3.4
100 to 249 miles 18.3 1.1 S S S S 3.0
250 to 499 miles 15.8 2.0 38.5 3.8 39.8 3.3 1.9
500 to 749 miles 28.7 2.0 41.2 6.8 42.6 8.0 0.9
750 to 999 miles 28.8 3.0 27.5 3.5 26.7 4.4 0.7
1,000 to 1,499 miles 29.2 0.7 27.1 0.5 26.3 0.7 2.8
1,500 to 1,999 miles 25.3 3.0 39.3 3.6 38.7 6.8 0.5
2,000 miles or more 36.5 0.1 38.3 41.6 0.2 31.2

SCTG 41, Waste and scrap

Distance Shipped Value Tons Ton-miles CV of average miles
per shipment
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
All distances S S S S S S S
Less than 50 miles S S S S S S 20.5
50 to 99 miles S S S S S S 23.9
100 to 249 miles S S S S S S 25.5
250 to 499 miles S S 47.2 10.7 49.3 10.9 13.5
500 to 749 miles S S S S S S 23.6
750 to 999 miles S S S S S S 27.9
1,000 to 1,499 miles
1,500 to 1,999 miles
2,000 miles or more

SCTG 43, Mixed freight

Distance Shipped Value Tons Ton-miles CV of average miles
per shipment
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
All distances 21.6 36.2 28.1 15.0
Less than 50 miles 19.9 3.3 S S S S 8.4
50 to 99 miles 16.7 1.6 16.7 2.0 17.1 0.9 3.3
100 to 249 miles 26.2 2.3 22.8 3.5 24.1 3.3 2.5
250 to 499 miles 21.4 1.4 23.8 1.8 23.8 3.5 2.0
500 to 749 miles 43.3 1.9 39.8 2.5 39.7 3.6 1.9
750 to 999 miles 39.6 1.2 41.1 1.4 39.1 2.6 1.7
1,000 to 1,499 miles 33.4 0.5 S S S S 2.7
1,500 to 1,999 miles 28.6 1.1 34.5 0.7 34.2 3.0 1.9
2,000 miles or more S S S S S S 25.7

Commodity unknown

Distance Shipped Value Tons Ton-miles CV of average miles
per shipment
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
CV Std. error
of percent
All distances 23.7 S S S S 26.4
Less than 50 miles 26.3 10.0 S S S S 14.8
50 to 99 miles 47.1 0.9 S S S S 21.6
100 to 249 miles 33.2 5.9 41.1 6.3 38.9 4.1 12.3
250 to 499 miles 24.6 3.9 S S S S 4.5
500 to 749 miles S S S S S S 16.2
750 to 999 miles S S S S S S 18.4
1,000 to 1,499 miles S S S S S S 26.2
1,500 to 1,999 miles S S S S S S 21.2
2,000 miles or more

KEY:
– Represents data cell equal to zero or less than 1 unit of measure.
S Estimate does not meet publication standards because of high sampling variability or poor response quality.
CV Coefficient of variation of number

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SOURCE: Bureau of Transportation Statistics (USDOT) and U.S. Census Bureau, 2002 Commodity Flow Survey, Individual State Data, December 2004.