2007 Commodity Flow Survey State Summary: California

2007 Commodity Flow Survey State Summary: California

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Summary Value Weight
Total shipments originating in California $ 1341,220 (millions) 900,817 (thousand tons)
Percent of total U.S. shipments 11.3 6.9

Commodity Shipments Originating in California by Value

2 Digits SCTG - Commodity Desc. Percent of value
35 Electronic & other electrical equip & components & office equip 17.0
17 Gasoline and aviation turbine fuel 8.3
43 Mixed freight 8.2
36 Motorized and other vehicles (including parts) 6.4
30 Textiles, leather, and articles of textiles or leather 5.1
Other commodities 55.0
Total 100.0

Commodity Shipments Originating in California by Weight

2 Digits SCTG - Commodity Desc. Percent of weight
17 Gasoline and aviation turbine fuel 16.1
31 Nonmetallic mineral products 13.5
12 Gravel and crushed stone 10.1
7 Other prepared foodstuffs and fats and oils 6.6
19 Coal and petroleum products, nec 6.2
Other commodities 47.5
Total 100.0

Outbound Shipments for State of California by Value and Weight

State of Destination Percent of value
California 63.9
Texas 4.0
Arizona 2.5
Florida 2.2
Washington 1.8
Illinois 1.7
Other states 23.8
Total 100.0

State of Destination Percent of weight
California 89.7
Nevada 1.3
Arizona 1.3
Texas 0.9
Oregon 0.8
Washington 0.8
Other states 5.1
Total 100.0

Inbound Shipments for State of California by Value and Weight

State of Origin Percent of value
California 66.8
Texas 3.2
Tennessee 2.2
New York 1.8
Illinois 1.7
Ohio 1.7
Other states 22.6
Total 100.0

State of Origin Percent of weight
California 85.2
Texas 1.6
Washington 1.2
Oregon 1.0
Nebraska 1.0
Illinois 0.7
Other states 9.3
Total 100.0

Modes of Transportation for Shipments Originating in California

Mode of Transportation Percent of value
Truck 66.7
Air (incl truck and air) 3.6
Rail 1.1
Water 0.2
Pipeline 4.3
Multiple modes 21.9
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier 20.0
Other and unknown modes 2.2
Total 100.0

Mode of Transportation Percent of weight
Truck 82.0
Air (incl truck and air) 0.1
Rail 2.5
Water S
Pipeline 8.9
Multiple modes 3.0
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier 0.6
Other and unknown modes 2.8
Total 100.0

Domestic Distance Shipped for Commodities Originating in California

Distance Shipped Percent of value
Less than 50 miles 42.3
50 to 99 miles 9.5
100 to 249 miles 7.4
250 to 499 miles 8.6
500 to 749 miles 2.9
750 to 999 miles 2.7
1,000 to 1,499 miles 5.2
1,500 to 1,999 miles 9.4
2,000 miles or more 12.0
Total 100.0

Distance Shipped Percent of weight
Less than 50 miles 68.7
50 to 99 miles 10.8
100 to 249 miles 8.1
250 to 499 miles 4.8
500 to 749 miles 1.4
750 to 999 miles 1.1
1,000 to 1,499 miles 1.3
1,500 to 1,999 miles 1.7
2,000 miles or more 2.0
Total 100.0

Shipment by Industry Originating in California

NAICS - Industry Percent of value
212 Mining (except oil and gas) 0.2
31-33 Manufacturing 35.3
42 Wholesale trade 53.1
4541 Electronic shopping and mail-order houses 2.0
45431 Fuel dealers S
4931 Warehousing and storage 6.9
5111 Newspaper, periodical, book, and directory publishers 0.1
551114 Corporate, subsidiary, and regional managing offices 2.3
Total 100.0

NAICS - Industry Percent of weight
212 Mining (except oil and gas) 13.7
31-33 Manufacturing 44.2
42 Wholesale trade 37.0
4541 Electronic shopping and mail-order houses 0.1
45431 Fuel dealers S
4931 Warehousing and storage 3.0
5111 Newspaper, periodical, book, and directory publishers 0.1
551114 Corporate, subsidiary, and regional managing offices 1.6
Total 100.0

* Estimate for pipelines exclude shipments of crude petroleum.
** Multiple modes inlcudes Parcel, U.S.P.S or Courier, Truck-Rail, Truck-Water, Rail-Water and Other multiple modes
- = Represents data cell equal to zero.
S = Estimate does not meet publication standards because of high sampling variability or poor response quality.
Z = Less than half the unit shown. Represents an estimate that is between zero and half the unit shown, thus, has rounded down to zero.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Census Bureau, 2007 Commodity Flow Survey data, March 2010.