Table B-8. Estimated Measures of Reliability for Shipment Characteristics by Two-Digit Commodity and Distance Shipped: 2002

Table B-8. Estimated Measures of Reliability for Shipment Characteristics by Two-Digit Commodity and Distance Shipped: 2002

[Estimates are shown as percents and are based on data from the 2002 Commodity Flow Survey]

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All Commodities

Distance Shipped Value Tons Ton-miles
All distances 1.3 2.0 3.7
Less than 50 miles 1.4 3.2 3.9
50 to 99 miles 1.8 5.8 5.8
100 to 249 miles 2.0 2.9 2.8
250 to 499 miles 2.3 3.2 3.9
500 to 749 miles 3.4 3.1 3.6
750 to 999 miles 4.0 6.2 6.4
1,000 to 1,499 miles 3.3 11.2 12.0
1,500 to 1,999 miles 5.8 6.9 7.0
2,000 miles or more 6.3 3.9 4.3

SCTG 01, Live animals and live fish

Distance Shipped Value Tons Ton-miles
All distances 21.1 24.5 26.0
Less than 50 miles 30.1 47.4 S
50 to 99 miles S S S
100 to 249 miles 29.5 37.5 42.0
250 to 499 miles 28.8 35.0 33.1
500 to 749 miles 38.0 34.5 34.1
750 to 999 miles 40.2 42.3 42.8
1,000 to 1,499 miles S S S
1,500 to 1,999 miles S S S
2,000 miles or more S S S

SCTG 02, Cereal grains

Distance Shipped Value Tons Ton-miles
All distances 7.1 7.5 18.1
Less than 50 miles 9.5 9.7 13.3
50 to 99 miles 20.2 22.2 24.4
100 to 249 miles 18.1 19.6 18.5
250 to 499 miles 19.7 24.3 29.6
500 to 749 miles 12.3 14.6 15.2
750 to 999 miles 14.4 15.9 16.4
1,000 to 1,499 miles 39.3 44.8 47.4
1,500 to 1,999 miles S S S
2,000 miles or more S S S

SCTG 03, Other agricultural products

Distance Shipped Value Tons Ton-miles
All distances 10.4 7.8 7.4
Less than 50 miles 18.0 13.4 20.0
50 to 99 miles 24.6 20.3 19.8
100 to 249 miles 16.3 16.3 18.7
250 to 499 miles 13.7 21.7 26.9
500 to 749 miles 10.4 12.1 13.3
750 to 999 miles 11.2 16.8 18.6
1,000 to 1,499 miles 25.2 23.6 22.6
1,500 to 1,999 miles 15.1 14.8 13.9
2,000 miles or more 27.3 21.0 21.0

SCTG 04, Animal feed and products of animal origin, nec

Distance Shipped Value Tons Ton-miles
All distances 9.6 14.1 10.0
Less than 50 miles 20.7 25.9 24.9
50 to 99 miles 13.0 13.2 13.3
100 to 249 miles 12.7 15.7 15.6
250 to 499 miles 17.9 12.9 11.4
500 to 749 miles 13.8 23.9 25.4
750 to 999 miles 15.5 15.6 16.5
1,000 to 1,499 miles 16.8 14.0 14.3
1,500 to 1,999 miles 30.2 S S
2,000 miles or more S S S

SCTG 05, Meat, fish, seafood, and their preparations

Distance Shipped Value Tons Ton-miles
All distances 4.2 4.6 6.5
Less than 50 miles 10.0 10.0 8.2
50 to 99 miles 6.2 7.8 9.2
100 to 249 miles 7.1 8.3 8.1
250 to 499 miles 8.4 7.7 7.8
500 to 749 miles 7.4 9.6 9.7
750 to 999 miles 6.7 7.9 8.1
1,000 to 1,499 miles 7.2 10.1 9.8
1,500 to 1,999 miles 12.1 15.9 15.8
2,000 miles or more 32.0 20.5 20.8

SCTG 06, Milled grain products and preparations, and bakery products

Distance Shipped Value Tons Ton-miles
All distances 8.2 7.2 6.8
Less than 50 miles 12.7 13.6 13.8
50 to 99 miles 14.8 15.2 15.2
100 to 249 miles 7.8 13.5 14.1
250 to 499 miles 12.6 11.8 10.9
500 to 749 miles 10.0 9.5 9.7
750 to 999 miles 19.1 15.6 15.6
1,000 to 1,499 miles 16.7 24.4 25.1
1,500 to 1,999 miles 9.8 12.7 13.4
2,000 miles or more 23.5 16.7 16.6

SCTG 07, Other prepared foodstuffs and fats and oils

Distance Shipped Value Tons Ton-miles
All distances 4.4 5.2 6.3
Less than 50 miles 5.7 6.5 7.6
50 to 99 miles 7.5 9.7 9.5
100 to 249 miles 6.3 7.1 7.2
250 to 499 miles 6.9 9.0 9.6
500 to 749 miles 11.5 11.4 10.6
750 to 999 miles 7.6 8.1 8.2
1,000 to 1,499 miles 9.0 12.8 13.7
1,500 to 1,999 miles 10.4 10.7 11.0
2,000 miles or more 10.1 12.6 12.5

SCTG 08, Alcoholic beverages

Distance Shipped Value Tons Ton-miles
All distances 6.1 5.8 12.8
Less than 50 miles 7.1 7.1 7.2
50 to 99 miles 8.3 9.4 9.2
100 to 249 miles 9.9 10.5 10.5
250 to 499 miles 10.0 10.4 10.7
500 to 749 miles 14.6 15.2 15.0
750 to 999 miles 24.6 29.1 29.9
1,000 to 1,499 miles 14.7 18.0 19.2
1,500 to 1,999 miles 18.7 27.4 27.2
2,000 miles or more 13.7 20.0 20.1

SCTG 09, Tobacco products

Distance Shipped Value Tons Ton-miles
All distances 14.4 29.9 36.3
Less than 50 miles 20.0 40.9 43.4
50 to 99 miles 35.7 S S
100 to 249 miles 14.0 30.1 31.9
250 to 499 miles 21.6 21.7 22.2
500 to 749 miles 25.6 38.7 38.9
750 to 999 miles 29.9 36.6 38.2
1,000 to 1,499 miles 28.2 30.9 32.2
1,500 to 1,999 miles 45.4 S S
2,000 miles or more S S S

SCTG 10, Monumental or building stone

Distance Shipped Value Tons Ton-miles
All distances 29.1 29.9 22.1
Less than 50 miles 41.0 33.3 34.0
50 to 99 miles 31.3 33.2 33.7
100 to 249 miles 42.6 27.5 26.4
250 to 499 miles S 45.5 46.5
500 to 749 miles 36.6 31.1 30.0
750 to 999 miles S S S
1,000 to 1,499 miles S 37.3 42.3
1,500 to 1,999 miles S S S
2,000 miles or more S S S

SCTG 11, Natural sands

Distance Shipped Value Tons Ton-miles
All distances 6.8 9.1 11.8
Less than 50 miles 10.6 10.4 13.8
50 to 99 miles 16.2 20.1 20.0
100 to 249 miles 13.4 29.3 26.2
250 to 499 miles 14.1 20.8 19.0
500 to 749 miles 25.1 44.2 41.4
750 to 999 miles 27.0 36.8 35.0
1,000 to 1,499 miles 41.8 37.5 33.6
1,500 to 1,999 miles S 39.8 39.4
2,000 miles or more 42.1 S S

SCTG 12, Gravel and crushed stone

Distance Shipped Value Tons Ton-miles
All distances 6.7 9.0 10.5
Less than 50 miles 9.2 10.3 12.8
50 to 99 miles 10.9 19.0 20.3
100 to 249 miles 9.0 13.2 15.3
250 to 499 miles 15.1 18.3 17.9
500 to 749 miles 26.6 31.7 33.1
750 to 999 miles 27.5 23.4 23.0
1,000 to 1,499 miles 41.1 46.8 46.0
1,500 to 1,999 miles 32.6 49.0 S
2,000 miles or more 46.3 40.5 40.2

SCTG 13, Nonmetallic minerals nec

Distance Shipped Value Tons Ton-miles
All distances 11.5 11.9 18.7
Less than 50 miles 22.6 19.7 24.9
50 to 99 miles 20.2 19.6 16.8
100 to 249 miles 22.4 20.6 21.7
250 to 499 miles 20.9 18.6 18.2
500 to 749 miles 17.2 18.0 18.0
750 to 999 miles 25.5 18.9 17.6
1,000 to 1,499 miles 19.6 36.2 37.4
1,500 to 1,999 miles 28.4 47.8 49.2
2,000 miles or more 20.7 21.8 21.5

SCTG 14, Metallic ores and concentrates

Distance Shipped Value Tons Ton-miles
All distances 14.0 12.4 18.1
Less than 50 miles 26.6 25.0 32.7
50 to 99 miles 21.1 28.2 28.1
100 to 249 miles 17.1 35.0 32.5
250 to 499 miles 24.8 24.8 26.9
500 to 749 miles 25.0 27.4 28.6
750 to 999 miles 35.6 40.3 43.7
1,000 to 1,499 miles 25.6 44.4 41.7
1,500 to 1,999 miles 42.0 S S
2,000 miles or more 47.0 30.6 30.8

SCTG 15, Coal

Distance Shipped Value Tons Ton-miles
All distances 8.0 8.8 16.8
Less than 50 miles 7.6 10.5 7.6
50 to 99 miles 13.2 14.5 14.7
100 to 249 miles 10.3 10.9 10.6
250 to 499 miles 15.0 14.7 14.8
500 to 749 miles 14.1 11.6 12.6
750 to 999 miles 19.2 20.8 20.7
1,000 to 1,499 miles 24.5 30.8 32.5
1,500 to 1,999 miles S S S
2,000 miles or more

SCTG 17, Gasoline and aviation turbine fuel

Distance Shipped Value Tons Ton-miles
All distances 4.4 5.0 9.8
Less than 50 miles 4.8 5.5 6.4
50 to 99 miles 15.1 16.1 13.4
100 to 249 miles 8.9 10.5 10.2
250 to 499 miles 19.4 18.5 17.2
500 to 749 miles 34.6 37.4 36.3
750 to 999 miles 34.7 35.3 34.7
1,000 to 1,499 miles 45.7 48.8 48.5
1,500 to 1,999 miles 49.5 47.2 45.0
2,000 miles or more 49.0 S S

SCTG 18, Fuel oils

Distance Shipped Value Tons Ton-miles
All distances 6.0 6.0 10.1
Less than 50 miles 7.9 8.3 12.3
50 to 99 miles 15.3 16.5 15.8
100 to 249 miles 13.0 12.9 13.7
250 to 499 miles 22.9 24.7 21.3
500 to 749 miles 21.0 20.1 20.7
750 to 999 miles 42.6 39.4 40.9
1,000 to 1,499 miles 48.7 S S
1,500 to 1,999 miles S S S
2,000 miles or more S S S

SCTG 19, Coal and petroleum products, nec

Distance Shipped Value Tons Ton-miles
All distances 7.5 10.2 11.1
Less than 50 miles 9.5 13.1 13.5
50 to 99 miles 13.9 22.0 21.1
100 to 249 miles 11.0 13.5 15.1
250 to 499 miles 11.5 17.0 16.6
500 to 749 miles 13.2 18.1 16.0
750 to 999 miles 16.6 19.2 20.8
1,000 to 1,499 miles 30.2 39.3 44.7
1,500 to 1,999 miles 24.9 21.4 21.8
2,000 miles or more 49.5 36.6 35.2

SCTG 20, Basic chemicals

Distance Shipped Value Tons Ton-miles
All distances 7.7 12.6 10.8
Less than 50 miles 12.0 18.4 17.7
50 to 99 miles 13.4 14.0 11.4
100 to 249 miles 9.3 17.1 15.5
250 to 499 miles 9.6 10.2 10.2
500 to 749 miles 9.3 12.9 12.5
750 to 999 miles 14.7 14.9 14.8
1,000 to 1,499 miles 15.6 27.4 26.5
1,500 to 1,999 miles 16.8 16.2 17.5
2,000 miles or more 22.4 33.9 35.2

SCTG 21, Pharmaceutical products

Distance Shipped Value Tons Ton-miles
All distances 9.5 16.7 21.0
Less than 50 miles 12.2 17.1 14.6
50 to 99 miles 8.8 15.2 15.5
100 to 249 miles 6.4 19.0 19.6
250 to 499 miles 8.6 29.8 29.3
500 to 749 miles 27.9 24.1 23.0
750 to 999 miles 22.7 35.7 33.8
1,000 to 1,499 miles 16.9 34.6 32.5
1,500 to 1,999 miles 20.8 31.6 32.0
2,000 miles or more 43.9 19.2 19.4

SCTG 22, Fertilizers

Distance Shipped Value Tons Ton-miles
All distances 16.9 30.2 24.7
Less than 50 miles 35.1 S 45.4
50 to 99 miles 18.3 21.0 20.4
100 to 249 miles 20.1 22.4 24.3
250 to 499 miles 22.6 35.2 28.9
500 to 749 miles 20.3 13.4 13.6
750 to 999 miles 41.6 46.8 44.1
1,000 to 1,499 miles 35.2 S S
1,500 to 1,999 miles 33.9 35.4 36.3
2,000 miles or more 41.5 S S

SCTG 23, Chemical products and preparations, nec

Distance Shipped Value Tons Ton-miles
All distances 5.0 5.1 7.9
Less than 50 miles 5.1 7.4 11.7
50 to 99 miles 9.3 12.0 11.8
100 to 249 miles 7.1 6.3 7.3
250 to 499 miles 8.9 9.8 10.3
500 to 749 miles 10.6 10.1 9.6
750 to 999 miles 9.6 14.8 14.7
1,000 to 1,499 miles 11.3 10.9 11.0
1,500 to 1,999 miles 13.5 16.1 16.5
2,000 miles or more 19.9 13.4 13.4

SCTG 24, Plastics and rubber

Distance Shipped Value Tons Ton-miles
All distances 3.6 4.0 5.2
Less than 50 miles 3.7 4.9 5.9
50 to 99 miles 6.0 5.8 6.1
100 to 249 miles 7.2 6.9 7.4
250 to 499 miles 4.8 6.5 6.6
500 to 749 miles 6.6 10.3 10.1
750 to 999 miles 5.1 7.9 7.9
1,000 to 1,499 miles 8.0 8.1 8.4
1,500 to 1,999 miles 12.6 11.7 11.8
2,000 miles or more 15.5 19.4 18.6

SCTG 25, Logs and other wood in the rough

Distance Shipped Value Tons Ton-miles
All distances 24.2 S 34.4
Less than 50 miles 27.2 S S
50 to 99 miles 38.9 S S
100 to 249 miles 32.1 S S
250 to 499 miles 36.2 41.7 39.9
500 to 749 miles S 34.0 33.1
750 to 999 miles 37.2 38.5 38.3
1,000 to 1,499 miles S S S
1,500 to 1,999 miles S S S
2,000 miles or more 33.8 36.0 36.6

SCTG 26, Wood products

Distance Shipped Value Tons Ton-miles
All distances 8.4 9.2 11.7
Less than 50 miles 10.5 9.1 10.1
50 to 99 miles 7.2 29.4 36.1
100 to 249 miles 7.3 5.9 7.0
250 to 499 miles 11.5 6.1 6.1
500 to 749 miles 21.0 17.0 17.6
750 to 999 miles 11.2 13.7 13.7
1,000 to 1,499 miles 21.8 20.3 20.1
1,500 to 1,999 miles 8.1 18.1 18.9
2,000 miles or more 11.1 20.3 21.3

SCTG 27, Pulp, newsprint, paper, and paperboard

Distance Shipped Value Tons Ton-miles
All distances 5.2 6.2 7.4
Less than 50 miles 9.4 14.5 9.4
50 to 99 miles 10.1 12.4 12.3
100 to 249 miles 9.6 10.5 9.2
250 to 499 miles 7.9 6.3 6.7
500 to 749 miles 9.6 9.2 9.7
750 to 999 miles 8.3 7.3 6.8
1,000 to 1,499 miles 13.2 20.3 19.3
1,500 to 1,999 miles 7.0 8.5 9.0
2,000 miles or more 14.1 13.9 13.8

SCTG 28, Paper or paperboard articles

Distance Shipped Value Tons Ton-miles
All distances 4.0 5.2 8.5
Less than 50 miles 6.0 7.5 7.4
50 to 99 miles 5.9 6.5 6.7
100 to 249 miles 6.6 6.7 7.1
250 to 499 miles 7.1 9.5 9.6
500 to 749 miles 10.0 11.4 11.2
750 to 999 miles 14.1 15.3 16.3
1,000 to 1,499 miles 7.0 9.0 8.9
1,500 to 1,999 miles 12.2 13.3 13.1
2,000 miles or more 11.4 15.3 15.1

SCTG 29, Printed products

Distance Shipped Value Tons Ton-miles
All distances 7.6 8.1 8.5
Less than 50 miles 4.4 11.3 10.6
50 to 99 miles 5.8 30.0 35.8
100 to 249 miles 9.7 18.8 19.5
250 to 499 miles 15.8 11.2 11.1
500 to 749 miles 16.3 12.8 15.7
750 to 999 miles 8.3 9.7 9.6
1,000 to 1,499 miles 10.3 18.1 18.1
1,500 to 1,999 miles 13.4 11.8 11.9
2,000 miles or more 13.7 14.3 13.6

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

Distance Shipped Value Tons Ton-miles
All distances 5.4 7.5 10.5
Less than 50 miles 8.6 19.7 12.6
50 to 99 miles 15.4 29.0 30.5
100 to 249 miles 11.0 10.1 10.3
250 to 499 miles 8.9 7.1 6.6
500 to 749 miles 6.0 7.3 7.5
750 to 999 miles 12.8 17.6 17.7
1,000 to 1,499 miles 10.0 22.1 20.1
1,500 to 1,999 miles 11.6 8.7 9.1
2,000 miles or more 11.3 20.0 33.9

SCTG 31, Nonmetallic mineral products

Distance Shipped Value Tons Ton-miles
All distances 7.0 9.0 11.9
Less than 50 miles 9.1 12.8 13.9
50 to 99 miles 7.8 9.8 9.2
100 to 249 miles 8.0 12.1 12.3
250 to 499 miles 10.4 11.0 10.9
500 to 749 miles 13.1 19.8 22.5
750 to 999 miles 18.2 23.6 24.5
1,000 to 1,499 miles 19.1 24.9 26.9
1,500 to 1,999 miles 29.2 45.6 45.0
2,000 miles or more 23.0 25.0 24.7

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

Distance Shipped Value Tons Ton-miles
All distances 5.0 6.3 6.0
Less than 50 miles 7.6 7.5 9.7
50 to 99 miles 7.1 10.6 11.0
100 to 249 miles 7.4 10.0 9.0
250 to 499 miles 5.4 6.9 7.5
500 to 749 miles 5.3 9.3 9.4
750 to 999 miles 9.7 14.2 16.1
1,000 to 1,499 miles 9.0 11.2 13.1
1,500 to 1,999 miles 12.4 16.5 17.3
2,000 miles or more 11.4 23.7 23.3

SCTG 33, Articles of base metal

Distance Shipped Value Tons Ton-miles
All distances 3.9 9.5 7.0
Less than 50 miles 6.4 23.2 29.9
50 to 99 miles 8.2 12.3 12.5
100 to 249 miles 7.5 8.1 7.8
250 to 499 miles 5.7 6.1 6.2
500 to 749 miles 8.8 10.7 10.9
750 to 999 miles 7.7 8.6 8.5
1,000 to 1,499 miles 6.2 21.9 24.8
1,500 to 1,999 miles 9.0 18.0 17.7
2,000 miles or more 14.2 15.8 15.2

SCTG 34, Machinery

Distance Shipped Value Tons Ton-miles
All distances 5.7 7.7 9.0
Less than 50 miles 6.7 7.7 8.7
50 to 99 miles 8.4 11.5 10.0
100 to 249 miles 5.1 10.5 8.8
250 to 499 miles 8.1 11.3 11.3
500 to 749 miles 15.0 18.8 18.1
750 to 999 miles 9.4 12.1 12.3
1,000 to 1,499 miles 6.1 7.2 7.4
1,500 to 1,999 miles 10.7 12.9 13.5
2,000 miles or more 16.3 22.8 22.7

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

Distance Shipped Value Tons Ton-miles
All distances 5.6 9.7 11.9
Less than 50 miles 9.5 15.6 20.7
50 to 99 miles 8.4 15.2 14.9
100 to 249 miles 7.6 9.3 10.0
250 to 499 miles 9.2 20.1 22.0
500 to 749 miles 14.3 22.3 23.5
750 to 999 miles 6.5 12.6 12.8
1,000 to 1,499 miles 8.3 16.4 16.1
1,500 to 1,999 miles 15.9 10.5 10.5
2,000 miles or more 17.7 8.3 8.3

SCTG 36, Motorized and other vehicles (including parts)

Distance Shipped Value Tons Ton-miles
All distances 8.3 7.6 10.1
Less than 50 miles 6.5 11.4 14.2
50 to 99 miles 18.6 19.3 17.3
100 to 249 miles 14.7 13.6 12.6
250 to 499 miles 11.9 8.7 7.5
500 to 749 miles 11.8 8.6 8.3
750 to 999 miles 21.9 25.1 26.4
1,000 to 1,499 miles 8.5 10.6 11.3
1,500 to 1,999 miles 13.8 16.2 16.5
2,000 miles or more 25.2 32.8 30.5

SCTG 37, Transportation equipment, nec

Distance Shipped Value Tons Ton-miles
All distances 23.3 40.9 41.7
Less than 50 miles S S S
50 to 99 miles 47.4 S S
100 to 249 miles 14.9 48.7 S
250 to 499 miles 11.4 43.1 42.9
500 to 749 miles 20.2 S 49.1
750 to 999 miles 28.0 S S
1,000 to 1,499 miles 21.3 22.9 23.1
1,500 to 1,999 miles 29.8 34.6 35.0
2,000 miles or more 17.3 26.1 26.4

SCTG 38, Precision instruments and apparatus

Distance Shipped Value Tons Ton-miles
All distances 7.9 18.3 12.6
Less than 50 miles 11.6 23.6 25.1
50 to 99 miles 24.1 30.4 28.3
100 to 249 miles 12.7 37.8 33.7
250 to 499 miles 14.0 S 50.0
500 to 749 miles 9.3 11.8 12.2
750 to 999 miles 9.5 16.1 15.4
1,000 to 1,499 miles 14.1 15.4 16.4
1,500 to 1,999 miles 22.6 15.9 15.8
2,000 miles or more 12.4 20.7 21.1

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

Distance Shipped Value Tons Ton-miles
All distances 6.2 11.8 6.4
Less than 50 miles 14.9 20.7 19.3
50 to 99 miles 13.7 S S
100 to 249 miles 9.9 8.7 8.8
250 to 499 miles 6.9 10.5 10.4
500 to 749 miles 7.9 6.6 6.6
750 to 999 miles 11.2 13.7 13.7
1,000 to 1,499 miles 9.5 15.9 14.7
1,500 to 1,999 miles 10.7 12.0 11.7
2,000 miles or more 11.4 18.8 18.2

SCTG 40, Miscellaneous manufactured products

Distance Shipped Value Tons Ton-miles
All distances 5.4 10.5 7.7
Less than 50 miles 8.2 17.8 21.0
50 to 99 miles 10.6 20.2 19.2
100 to 249 miles 6.9 9.9 10.3
250 to 499 miles 6.3 9.5 8.8
500 to 749 miles 6.3 11.0 11.9
750 to 999 miles 7.0 11.1 10.7
1,000 to 1,499 miles 8.5 9.3 9.5
1,500 to 1,999 miles 17.3 17.9 17.3
2,000 miles or more 12.4 13.7 13.7

SCTG 41, Waste and scrap

Distance Shipped Value Tons Ton-miles
All distances 14.4 16.8 25.8
Less than 50 miles 17.7 23.1 26.0
50 to 99 miles 18.7 27.2 24.3
100 to 249 miles 21.0 22.5 24.1
250 to 499 miles 24.9 29.9 35.5
500 to 749 miles 47.2 44.1 S
750 to 999 miles 27.4 49.5 S
1,000 to 1,499 miles 28.7 34.9 38.0
1,500 to 1,999 miles 42.1 43.6 42.7
2,000 miles or more S S 49.5

SCTG 43, Mixed freight

Distance Shipped Value Tons Ton-miles
All distances 3.6 5.6 5.0
Less than 50 miles 5.4 9.8 10.4
50 to 99 miles 3.7 3.8 4.0
100 to 249 miles 4.8 5.5 5.8
250 to 499 miles 5.3 9.3 9.3
500 to 749 miles 10.4 10.5 10.5
750 to 999 miles 14.8 14.1 13.6
1,000 to 1,499 miles 8.6 16.9 18.1
1,500 to 1,999 miles 13.9 19.3 19.6
2,000 miles or more 23.6 20.4 20.3

Commodity unknown

Distance Shipped Value Tons Ton-miles
All distances 9.9 22.3 41.7
Less than 50 miles 17.4 32.9 S
50 to 99 miles 15.1 34.8 33.4
100 to 249 miles 23.5 26.1 34.9
250 to 499 miles 17.4 24.1 30.3
500 to 749 miles 34.8 S 47.8
750 to 999 miles 35.6 S S
1,000 to 1,499 miles 19.8 30.3 30.3
1,500 to 1,999 miles 32.8 39.6 40.7
2,000 miles or more 41.6 33.4 33.6

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.

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