2007 Commodity Flow Survey State Summary: District of Columbia

2007 Commodity Flow Survey State Summary: District of Columbia

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Summary Value Weight
Total shipments originating in District of Columbia $ 2,876 (millions) 4,505 (thousand tons)
Percent of total U.S. shipments Z Z

Commodity Shipments Originating in District of Columbia by Value

2 Digits SCTG - Commodity Desc. Percent of value
8 Alcoholic beverages 13.8
29 Printed products 11.7
35 Electronic & other electrical equip & components & office equip 11.4
5 Meat, fish, seafood, and their preparations 6.1
30 Textiles, leather, and articles of textiles or leather 6.1
Other commodities 50.9
Total 100.0

Commodity Shipments Originating in District of Columbia by Weight

2 Digits SCTG - Commodity Desc. Percent of weight
31 Nonmetallic mineral products 81.6
8 Alcoholic beverages 4.5
31 Nonmetallic mineral products 81.6
41 Waste and scrap 2.1
26 Wood products 0.3
Other commodities -70.1
Total 100.0

Outbound Shipments for State of District of Columbia by Value and Weight

State of Destination Percent of value
District of Columbia 55.3
Virginia 16.0
Maryland 15.5
New York 2.9
Pennsylvania 1.3
California 0.8
Other states 8.2
Total 100.0

State of Destination Percent of weight
District of Columbia 76.3
Virginia 15.7
Maryland 7.0
North Carolina 0.6
Pennsylvania 0.2
New York 0.1
Other states 0.2
Total 100.0

Inbound Shipments for State of District of Columbia by Value and Weight

State of Origin Percent of value
Maryland 29.6
Virginia 14.1
District of Columbia 12.5
Pennsylvania 6.0
California 5.5
New Jersey 4.1
Other states 28.2
Total 100.0

State of Origin Percent of weight
Virginia 37.7
District of Columbia 34.0
Maryland 17.3
Pennsylvania 2.8
New Jersey 1.6
Ohio 0.9
Other states 5.7
Total 100.0

Modes of Transportation for Shipments Originating in District of Columbia

Mode of Transportation Percent of value
Truck 83.7
Air (incl truck and air) 0.1
Rail -
Water -
Pipeline -
Multiple modes 12.7
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier 12.7
Other and unknown modes 3.6
Total 100.0

Mode of Transportation Percent of weight
Truck 99.5
Air (incl truck and air) Z
Rail -
Water -
Pipeline -
Multiple modes 0.1
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier 0.1
Other and unknown modes S
Total 100.0

Domestic Distance Shipped for Commodities Originating in District of Columbia

Distance Shipped Percent of value
Less than 50 miles 83.6
50 to 99 miles 2.2
100 to 249 miles 7.6
250 to 499 miles 2.6
500 to 749 miles 1.4
750 to 999 miles 0.5
1,000 to 1,499 miles S
1,500 to 1,999 miles 0.3
2,000 miles or more S
Total 100.0

Distance Shipped Percent of weight
Less than 50 miles 97.6
50 to 99 miles 0.6
100 to 249 miles 1.5
250 to 499 miles 0.2
500 to 749 miles Z
750 to 999 miles Z
1,000 to 1,499 miles Z
1,500 to 1,999 miles Z
2,000 miles or more Z
Total 100.0

Shipment by Industry Originating in District of Columbia

NAICS - Industry Percent of value
212 Mining (except oil and gas) -
31-33 Manufacturing 9.6
42 Wholesale trade 79.6
4541 Electronic shopping and mail-order houses S
45431 Fuel dealers -
4931 Warehousing and storage -
5111 Newspaper, periodical, book, and directory publishers S
551114 Corporate, subsidiary, and regional managing offices -
Total 100.0

NAICS - Industry Percent of weight
212 Mining (except oil and gas) -
31-33 Manufacturing 63.0
42 Wholesale trade S
4541 Electronic shopping and mail-order houses S
45431 Fuel dealers -
4931 Warehousing and storage -
5111 Newspaper, periodical, book, and directory publishers S
551114 Corporate, subsidiary, and regional managing offices -
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.