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 16.2 9.4 14.7 9.0
Less than 50 miles 12.9 3.0 22.3 5.5 16.0 0.9 10.0
50 to 99 miles 21.9 1.0 19.1 1.3 22.1 0.7 1.2
100 to 249 miles 13.4 1.9 15.7 3.5 16.4 2.7 1.6
250 to 499 miles 18.9 1.9 22.1 3.4 21.4 3.0 0.6
500 to 749 miles 35.5 2.4 17.4 1.4 18.2 2.4 0.8
750 to 999 miles 38.8 0.9 32.1 0.7 32.7 2.1 0.8
1,000 to 1,499 miles 14.8 0.2 25.1 0.1 29.3 0.7 1.4
1,500 to 1,999 miles 27.7 0.7 25.3 0.2 27.7 1.3 0.8
2,000 miles or more 36.2 0.2 37.0 36.6 0.2 5.8

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 31.6
Less than 50 miles
50 to 99 miles
100 to 249 miles S S S S S S 31.6
250 to 499 miles S S S S S S 31.6
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 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 S S S S S S 27.5
Less than 50 miles S S S S S S 31.6
50 to 99 miles
100 to 249 miles
250 to 499 miles
500 to 749 miles S S S S S S 23.6
750 to 999 miles
1,000 to 1,499 miles
1,500 to 1,999 miles
2,000 miles or more

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 49.2 37.0 S S 27.2
Less than 50 miles 48.3 11.0 S S S S 27.7
50 to 99 miles S S S S S S 27.9
100 to 249 miles S S S S S S 30.4
250 to 499 miles S S S S S S 28.0
500 to 749 miles S S S S S S 27.9
750 to 999 miles S S S S S S 31.6
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

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 44.2 S S S S S
Less than 50 miles S S S S S S 30.7
50 to 99 miles S S S S S S 31.6
100 to 249 miles S S S S S S 26.6
250 to 499 miles S S S S S S 28.0
500 to 749 miles 42.0 6.2 S S S S 23.7
750 to 999 miles S S S S S S 29.8
1,000 to 1,499 miles S S S S S S 25.8
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 23.8 18.4 14.9 S
Less than 50 miles 32.3 7.5 30.5 7.3 37.6 0.7 16.4
50 to 99 miles S S 43.0 3.0 44.2 1.1 11.4
100 to 249 miles 29.8 3.4 28.0 3.5 29.4 2.6 5.9
250 to 499 miles 31.7 4.6 16.0 3.3 14.9 3.6 1.8
500 to 749 miles 17.6 1.9 14.3 1.7 13.7 3.1 2.4
750 to 999 miles 32.3 0.9 43.5 0.8 43.7 3.2 10.9
1,000 to 1,499 miles S S S S S S 25.9
1,500 to 1,999 miles 37.6 1.7 32.8 1.9 31.8 5.9 15.1
2,000 miles or more

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 43.1 S S 35.0 39.8
Less than 50 miles 33.2 6.1 28.0 6.7 29.8 3.3 20.9
50 to 99 miles S S S S S S 21.5
100 to 249 miles S S S S S S 19.0
250 to 499 miles 34.1 6.2 41.7 6.3 38.6 5.1 15.9
500 to 749 miles 33.1 4.0 34.2 5.0 34.7 5.2 18.4
750 to 999 miles 46.3 0.7 49.9 0.7 S S 21.1
1,000 to 1,499 miles S S S S S S 23.7
1,500 to 1,999 miles 33.3 1.1 33.2 1.3 32.9 4.5 21.1
2,000 miles or more S S S S S S 29.8

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 15.7 19.8 22.3 29.0
Less than 50 miles 41.2 8.2 39.6 7.5 28.3 1.6 17.2
50 to 99 miles 26.6 3.1 29.1 4.6 30.3 1.9 1.7
100 to 249 miles 23.7 2.1 31.6 2.7 35.7 3.3 5.7
250 to 499 miles 28.6 4.2 28.8 4.0 28.8 3.5 2.4
500 to 749 miles 19.7 4.6 36.5 7.6 40.1 10.4 2.4
750 to 999 miles 28.8 1.5 38.2 1.3 41.2 3.7 10.7
1,000 to 1,499 miles 41.3 1.2 S S S S 21.3
1,500 to 1,999 miles 25.6 0.9 30.6 0.5 30.8 2.9 15.0
2,000 miles or more 38.4 0.6 39.5 0.5 38.4 3.3 24.7

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 29.1 36.8 35.2 S
Less than 50 miles S S S S S S 49.2
50 to 99 miles S S S S S S 23.6
100 to 249 miles S S S S S S 18.9
250 to 499 miles 31.6 2.7 34.8 3.7 33.7 1.7 18.4
500 to 749 miles 34.6 2.9 36.5 3.5 38.1 2.3 18.3
750 to 999 miles 40.1 1.4 45.6 1.5 45.7 2.2 18.3
1,000 to 1,499 miles 39.3 0.5 37.9 0.6 39.5 1.1 21.4
1,500 to 1,999 miles 39.4 1.5 38.4 2.0 38.5 4.0 18.3
2,000 miles or more S S S S S S 31.6

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 S S 42.6 39.5 25.7
Less than 50 miles S S S S S S 31.6
50 to 99 miles S S S S S S 23.8
100 to 249 miles S S 40.0 2.1 38.6 2.9 24.0
250 to 499 miles 35.1 8.5 41.2 6.6 40.6 4.8 23.6
500 to 749 miles S S S S S S 25.8
750 to 999 miles S S S S S S 29.8
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 31.6
2,000 miles or more

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 30.2
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
1,500 to 1,999 miles
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 34.3 32.8 38.5 13.5
Less than 50 miles 34.2 2.6 32.5 2.3 38.9 8.6 12.8
50 to 99 miles 42.4 2.5 42.2 2.4 42.2 8.0 18.3
100 to 249 miles S S S S S S 29.8
250 to 499 miles
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 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 14.3 16.8 42.3 27.0
Less than 50 miles 13.2 6.2 17.6 7.1 16.6 12.2 9.0
50 to 99 miles 15.4 0.6 19.9 0.4 17.1 2.7 3.5
100 to 249 miles 43.2 5.8 42.9 6.9 46.4 12.4 15.2
250 to 499 miles S S S S S S 24.0
500 to 749 miles S S S S S S 27.9
750 to 999 miles
1,000 to 1,499 miles
1,500 to 1,999 miles
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 S S S S S S 34.9
Less than 50 miles S S S S S S 31.5
50 to 99 miles S S S S S S 31.6
100 to 249 miles S S S S S S 29.8
250 to 499 miles S S S S S S 29.8
500 to 749 miles S S S S S S 29.8
750 to 999 miles S S S S S S 29.8
1,000 to 1,499 miles S S S S S S 29.8
1,500 to 1,999 miles S S S S S S 29.8
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 31.6
Less than 50 miles
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 S S S S S S 31.6
500 to 749 miles S S S S S S 31.6
750 to 999 miles
1,000 to 1,499 miles
1,500 to 1,999 miles
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 19.5 21.4 24.5 15.5
Less than 50 miles 37.9 6.7 S S 39.0 1.7 S
50 to 99 miles 49.6 1.6 S S S S 4.8
100 to 249 miles 23.2 4.4 23.5 4.9 22.5 4.5 6.3
250 to 499 miles 27.4 5.6 29.1 6.2 28.1 5.0 6.4
500 to 749 miles 32.1 3.5 31.5 3.2 32.1 5.2 12.3
750 to 999 miles S S S S S S 27.9
1,000 to 1,499 miles
1,500 to 1,999 miles S S S S S S 29.8
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 43.6 S S S S 35.4
Less than 50 miles 31.8 12.9 28.3 14.9 43.0 16.7 22.2
50 to 99 miles 35.4 2.4 42.1 2.4 40.9 10.4 12.0
100 to 249 miles S S S S S S 29.1
250 to 499 miles S S S S S S 31.6
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 44.5 46.2 42.0 S
Less than 50 miles 47.4 4.6 49.5 4.4 40.5 10.3 29.3
50 to 99 miles S S S S S S 23.9
100 to 249 miles S S S S S S 27.9
250 to 499 miles
500 to 749 miles S S S S S S 31.6
750 to 999 miles
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 42.8 46.9 S S S
Less than 50 miles S S S S S S 19.2
50 to 99 miles S S S S S S 22.0
100 to 249 miles 40.2 7.3 S S S S 22.2
250 to 499 miles S S S S S S 23.8
500 to 749 miles S S S S S S 29.9
750 to 999 miles S S S S S S 29.9
1,000 to 1,499 miles
1,500 to 1,999 miles
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 25.9 38.2 42.4 S
Less than 50 miles 22.5 5.3 S S S S 32.4
50 to 99 miles 40.4 1.5 S S S S 12.6
100 to 249 miles 28.2 4.5 S S S S 6.1
250 to 499 miles 45.6 4.3 S S S S 6.1
500 to 749 miles 34.7 4.6 37.4 5.8 41.5 9.2 1.2
750 to 999 miles 31.3 2.2 28.0 0.7 28.4 1.8 10.7
1,000 to 1,499 miles 40.3 0.5 44.9 0.4 46.5 1.6 11.3
1,500 to 1,999 miles S S 33.6 2.0 34.2 7.6 10.7
2,000 miles or more S S S S S S 31.6

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 27.2 S S S S 21.5
Less than 50 miles S S S S S S 19.1
50 to 99 miles S S S S S S 18.7
100 to 249 miles 33.9 5.9 47.0 6.8 46.7 7.2 15.4
250 to 499 miles 28.4 4.8 S S S S 15.1
500 to 749 miles S S S S S S 15.2
750 to 999 miles S S S S S S 18.4
1,000 to 1,499 miles S S S S S S 24.1
1,500 to 1,999 miles 47.1 0.2 S S S S 23.7
2,000 miles or more S S S S S S 31.6

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 S S S S S S 30.5
Less than 50 miles S S S S S S 29.9
50 to 99 miles S S S S S S 29.8
100 to 249 miles S S S S S S 29.8
250 to 499 miles
500 to 749 miles S S S S S S 31.6
750 to 999 miles S S S S S S 31.6
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 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 44.9 38.2 48.5 18.6
Less than 50 miles 28.4 7.6 39.7 5.6 S S 22.0
50 to 99 miles 34.2 4.2 S S 46.8 1.7 3.3
100 to 249 miles 34.7 1.4 41.0 2.2 42.4 1.8 3.1
250 to 499 miles 41.3 2.9 25.6 6.0 26.5 6.1 2.7
500 to 749 miles S S S S S S 2.5
750 to 999 miles S S S S S S 10.6
1,000 to 1,499 miles S S 40.3 1.2 41.4 4.0 11.1
1,500 to 1,999 miles 44.0 1.3 37.7 1.4 37.9 6.4 15.0
2,000 miles or more S S S S S S 27.9

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 11.9 20.5 20.7 14.4
Less than 50 miles 36.9 5.2 46.0 5.6 28.6 0.2 13.8
50 to 99 miles 30.1 1.2 31.1 0.8 37.3 0.2 2.0
100 to 249 miles 22.7 3.3 36.1 3.3 36.9 1.5 2.8
250 to 499 miles 11.9 2.6 22.4 2.0 25.3 2.9 2.2
500 to 749 miles 16.5 3.5 21.0 3.0 22.0 4.2 2.0
750 to 999 miles 22.3 1.1 34.4 2.3 36.3 2.9 1.6
1,000 to 1,499 miles 31.6 1.3 S S S S 3.5
1,500 to 1,999 miles 15.5 0.8 20.4 0.7 22.1 2.1 2.1
2,000 miles or more S S S S S S 23.6

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 46.5 47.2 49.7
Less than 50 miles S S S S S S 24.7
50 to 99 miles 44.5 2.2 44.7 1.6 45.9 0.5 25.8
100 to 249 miles 47.8 4.8 47.3 4.2 S S 25.8
250 to 499 miles S S 49.3 5.4 S S 23.8
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 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 14.3 44.0 39.6 19.0
Less than 50 miles 25.1 7.5 S S S S 10.5
50 to 99 miles 20.4 2.3 19.0 4.7 17.7 4.3 2.0
100 to 249 miles 32.6 5.6 S S S S 9.3
250 to 499 miles 26.6 6.9 37.2 7.5 35.2 7.9 10.9
500 to 749 miles 37.8 1.7 47.0 1.4 S S 15.4
750 to 999 miles 39.4 0.7 S S S S 10.8
1,000 to 1,499 miles S S S S S S 21.4
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 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 17.4 24.9 33.2 11.9
Less than 50 miles 22.2 4.8 32.7 5.3 40.4 0.5 16.7
50 to 99 miles 28.6 1.1 36.9 1.1 36.5 0.2 11.6
100 to 249 miles 28.9 4.4 39.6 4.6 41.6 3.7 4.6
250 to 499 miles 18.8 3.2 29.2 3.7 31.6 5.9 2.5
500 to 749 miles 24.1 2.7 37.8 3.2 37.7 4.3 2.3
750 to 999 miles 34.7 3.1 31.5 3.1 31.2 4.8 3.0
1,000 to 1,499 miles 47.5 1.1 S S S S 15.4
1,500 to 1,999 miles S S S S S S 15.1
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 31.3 30.7 34.4 28.6
Less than 50 miles 28.9 8.5 34.6 8.1 S S 8.6
50 to 99 miles 48.5 1.3 S S S S 4.3
100 to 249 miles 34.7 1.3 32.9 1.5 32.3 0.7 7.2
250 to 499 miles 30.3 4.4 33.6 4.5 34.4 3.2 2.1
500 to 749 miles 37.7 3.6 34.4 3.1 34.4 4.0 2.8
750 to 999 miles 24.9 0.7 28.8 0.8 28.9 1.5 2.0
1,000 to 1,499 miles 46.1 0.4 S S S S 15.3
1,500 to 1,999 miles S S 44.5 4.0 44.4 8.6 1.2
2,000 miles or more S S S S S S 23.6

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 18.7 23.3 25.5 10.3
Less than 50 miles 21.9 6.7 45.6 9.1 43.7 1.4 22.4
50 to 99 miles 47.7 1.2 S S S S 7.7
100 to 249 miles 31.9 4.4 37.2 4.0 36.1 1.6 4.5
250 to 499 miles 31.6 4.7 30.9 4.5 30.3 5.0 2.7
500 to 749 miles 30.4 3.2 31.4 3.4 31.7 3.4 1.4
750 to 999 miles 32.1 1.2 S S S S 10.6
1,000 to 1,499 miles 35.5 1.3 41.9 2.6 42.5 6.1 2.9
1,500 to 1,999 miles 40.0 3.2 40.0 2.7 39.3 5.7 2.0
2,000 miles or more S S S S S S 25.0

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 47.3 35.2 45.9 10.1
Less than 50 miles 25.8 4.3 25.7 8.1 31.7 0.3 32.6
50 to 99 miles 30.3 1.2 33.0 0.7 32.4 0.1 4.5
100 to 249 miles 47.7 1.8 41.6 2.9 43.8 1.2 3.9
250 to 499 miles S S 36.7 4.4 36.5 4.6 2.2
500 to 749 miles 44.7 5.1 44.0 5.4 43.6 4.9 0.9
750 to 999 miles S S S S S S 0.8
1,000 to 1,499 miles S S S S S S 4.4
1,500 to 1,999 miles S S S S S S 1.4
2,000 miles or more S S S S S S 7.6

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 S S 31.3 S S 16.8
Less than 50 miles 38.2 18.2 32.0 15.2 41.5 19.1 22.4
50 to 99 miles S S S S S S 4.8
100 to 249 miles 41.1 5.1 39.9 6.6 40.9 7.4 15.9
250 to 499 miles S S S S S S 15.4
500 to 749 miles S S S S S S 11.0
750 to 999 miles S S S S S S 22.0
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 18.4
2,000 miles or more S S S S S S 25.8

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 17.2 21.2 26.9 13.7
Less than 50 miles 32.7 3.1 47.9 4.3 S S 19.7
50 to 99 miles 40.9 1.5 30.5 1.1 32.5 0.3 3.9
100 to 249 miles 21.3 4.1 27.7 5.1 27.0 4.2 4.3
250 to 499 miles 17.2 3.3 16.4 4.1 14.6 5.7 1.8
500 to 749 miles 22.6 1.4 31.0 1.6 30.5 3.0 1.5
750 to 999 miles 36.5 0.6 33.5 0.4 34.8 0.9 1.5
1,000 to 1,499 miles 38.5 1.4 S S S S 2.2
1,500 to 1,999 miles 36.2 0.9 32.0 0.8 32.9 3.0 2.5
2,000 miles or more S S S S S S 25.8

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 26.5 18.1 25.8 S
Less than 50 miles 33.8 10.1 39.9 9.6 22.6 2.3 23.7
50 to 99 miles 41.2 1.8 25.1 1.5 25.7 0.6 2.4
100 to 249 miles 39.1 3.5 25.0 5.2 27.8 5.6 4.6
250 to 499 miles 30.7 4.8 23.8 3.9 23.9 3.1 3.9
500 to 749 miles 44.4 4.5 30.2 2.9 30.1 3.9 1.9
750 to 999 miles 31.2 1.6 48.4 3.2 S S 1.3
1,000 to 1,499 miles 40.2 0.6 36.6 0.5 36.8 1.4 15.2
1,500 to 1,999 miles S S S S S S 1.7
2,000 miles or more S S S S S S 27.9

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 S S S S S S 8.8
Less than 50 miles 35.4 2.5 24.0 2.0 23.4 8.8
50 to 99 miles S S 40.5 2.8 42.7 0.5 3.0
100 to 249 miles S S 45.6 3.4 39.5 1.7 2.8
250 to 499 miles S S 48.4 4.5 S S 1.1
500 to 749 miles S S S S S S 1.2
750 to 999 miles S S S S S S 1.1
1,000 to 1,499 miles 21.7 1.0 32.4 1.0 32.7 2.7 2.3
1,500 to 1,999 miles 34.6 1.7 37.0 1.5 36.7 4.3 1.0
2,000 miles or more S S S S S S 15.7

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 30.0 27.7 36.6 15.7
Less than 50 miles S S S S S S 21.5
50 to 99 miles S S 43.9 2.7 44.7 0.6 3.7
100 to 249 miles 45.3 3.5 40.5 2.0 41.0 0.9 2.7
250 to 499 miles 31.2 4.8 26.8 6.6 28.7 5.7 2.0
500 to 749 miles 28.6 3.3 36.7 2.2 34.9 4.0 1.4
750 to 999 miles 22.0 2.1 35.9 2.0 35.4 2.9 0.9
1,000 to 1,499 miles S S S S S S 15.8
1,500 to 1,999 miles 28.3 6.1 S S S S 10.6
2,000 miles or more S S 38.4 0.3 37.8 1.0 17.6

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 40.4 27.3 24.5 10.5
Less than 50 miles S S 46.8 6.3 26.8 0.8 13.0
50 to 99 miles 47.2 3.4 S S 49.9 1.4 2.5
100 to 249 miles 38.7 5.7 40.0 6.7 39.2 4.9 2.4
250 to 499 miles S S 33.7 4.7 31.4 6.5 2.6
500 to 749 miles 22.5 2.3 33.7 1.6 34.6 3.0 1.1
750 to 999 miles 27.1 0.7 48.8 0.7 47.9 1.4 1.8
1,000 to 1,499 miles 21.3 0.5 29.2 0.7 29.7 1.7 2.0
1,500 to 1,999 miles 31.7 1.2 S S S S 1.4
2,000 miles or more 42.3 0.3 S S S S 16.0

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 29.1
Less than 50 miles S S S S S S 31.6
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 S S S S S S 29.8
500 to 749 miles S S S S S S 28.0
750 to 999 miles S S S S S S 31.6
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 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 S S S S S S 24.8
Less than 50 miles 47.6 2.8 43.8 5.0 S S 25.4
50 to 99 miles S S S S S S 21.6
100 to 249 miles S S S S S S 16.6
250 to 499 miles S S S S S S 15.2
500 to 749 miles S S S S S S 21.4
750 to 999 miles S S S S S S 26.0
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 21.2
2,000 miles or more S S S S S S 23.7

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 26.9 27.0 35.7 30.2
Less than 50 miles 35.9 10.3 36.3 10.3 47.6 10.1 21.6
50 to 99 miles S S S S S S 25.9
100 to 249 miles S S S S S S 18.4
250 to 499 miles 41.3 6.3 44.4 6.1 42.7 3.5 18.4
500 to 749 miles 37.6 1.8 38.5 2.8 37.8 3.7 23.6
750 to 999 miles S S S S S S 23.6
1,000 to 1,499 miles
1,500 to 1,999 miles 42.0 1.7 44.7 1.7 45.9 7.4 21.2
2,000 miles or more

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 22.3 28.6 S S 13.3
Less than 50 miles 32.4 4.1 43.6 9.4 S S 25.0
50 to 99 miles 29.7 2.4 38.2 4.8 40.9 1.1 3.8
100 to 249 miles 46.4 3.8 26.1 3.1 27.8 1.4 7.5
250 to 499 miles 23.3 4.8 35.6 6.6 35.8 8.6 2.7
500 to 749 miles S S 42.3 2.5 42.5 4.2 1.2
750 to 999 miles 45.9 2.9 S S S S 1.6
1,000 to 1,499 miles 46.7 1.6 45.6 1.0 S S 11.0
1,500 to 1,999 miles 34.1 2.0 37.0 1.2 36.7 5.2 1.4
2,000 miles or more S S S S S S 17.2

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 42.9 42.1 21.0
Less than 50 miles S S 40.8 9.6 46.1 10.2 23.9
50 to 99 miles S S S S S S 29.8
100 to 249 miles S S S S S S 21.2
250 to 499 miles S S 43.6 12.5 S S 15.8
500 to 749 miles S S S S S S 27.9
750 to 999 miles
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 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 25.8 24.5 28.8 14.7
Less than 50 miles 26.8 3.4 25.2 3.3 31.8 0.9 28.4
50 to 99 miles 30.4 1.9 28.7 1.6 30.6 1.4 2.4
100 to 249 miles 27.8 4.5 23.6 3.2 24.7 5.8 3.2
250 to 499 miles 29.1 2.8 32.5 1.6 32.9 2.7 3.5
500 to 749 miles 34.6 1.6 43.2 0.8 43.5 1.6 1.8
750 to 999 miles S S S S S S 1.3
1,000 to 1,499 miles 48.7 1.3 36.1 0.6 35.2 2.1 4.7
1,500 to 1,999 miles S S 34.5 0.3 33.2 1.8 10.7
2,000 miles or more S S 45.8 48.2 0.2 20.2

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 32.7 S S 33.9 S
Less than 50 miles 25.7 14.4 S S S S 20.4
50 to 99 miles S S S S S S 21.8
100 to 249 miles S S S S S S 28.0
250 to 499 miles S S S S S S 12.0
500 to 749 miles S S S S S S 21.4
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

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.