2007 Commodity Flow Survey State Summary: Delaware

2007 Commodity Flow Survey State Summary: Delaware

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Summary Value Weight
Total shipments originating in Delaware $ 34,757 (millions) 25,679 (thousand tons)
Percent of total U.S. shipments 0.3 0.2

Commodity Shipments Originating in Delaware by Value

2 Digits SCTG - Commodity Desc. Percent of value
21 Pharmaceutical products 29.0
18 Fuel oils 7.2
17 Gasoline and aviation turbine fuel 6.9
24 Plastics and rubber 6.4
5 Meat, fish, seafood, and their preparations 4.3
Other commodities 46.2
Total 100.0

Commodity Shipments Originating in Delaware by Weight

2 Digits SCTG - Commodity Desc. Percent of weight
18 Fuel oils 16.1
17 Gasoline and aviation turbine fuel 12.4
19 Coal and petroleum products, nec 8.9
31 Nonmetallic mineral products 6.4
11 Natural sands 4.6
Other commodities 51.6
Total 100.0

Outbound Shipments for State of Delaware by Value and Weight

State of Destination Percent of value
Delaware 21.3
Pennsylvania 13.8
New York 8.8
New Jersey 7.3
Virginia 3.9
Maryland 3.2
Other states 41.7
Total 100.0

State of Destination Percent of weight
Delaware 43.5
New Jersey 8.2
Maryland 8.2
Virginia 3.3
New York 3.1
Connecticut 0.8
Other states 32.9
Total 100.0

Inbound Shipments for State of Delaware by Value and Weight

State of Origin Percent of value
Pennsylvania 22.9
Delaware 20.2
New Jersey 9.2
Maryland 7.6
Ohio 4.4
North Carolina 3.6
Other states 32.1
Total 100.0

State of Origin Percent of weight
Pennsylvania 38.9
Delaware 22.4
Maryland 16.9
New Jersey 4.4
Ohio 1.2
Virginia 1.2
Other states 15.0
Total 100.0

Modes of Transportation for Shipments Originating in Delaware

Mode of Transportation Percent of value
Truck 66.2
Air (incl truck and air) 2.9
Rail S
Water S
Pipeline 7.8
Multiple modes 14.5
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier 9.3
Other and unknown modes 1.4
Total 100.0

Mode of Transportation Percent of weight
Truck 67.3
Air (incl truck and air) Z
Rail 2.0
Water S
Pipeline 17.1
Multiple modes 8.2
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier 0.5
Other and unknown modes S
Total 100.0

Domestic Distance Shipped for Commodities Originating in Delaware

Distance Shipped Percent of value
Less than 50 miles 31.2
50 to 99 miles 7.2
100 to 249 miles 19.4
250 to 499 miles S
500 to 749 miles 7.0
750 to 999 miles 3.7
1,000 to 1,499 miles 3.9
1,500 to 1,999 miles S
2,000 miles or more 5.7
Total 100.0

Distance Shipped Percent of weight
Less than 50 miles 58.1
50 to 99 miles 16.3
100 to 249 miles 10.9
250 to 499 miles 7.3
500 to 749 miles S
750 to 999 miles 1.0
1,000 to 1,499 miles 0.8
1,500 to 1,999 miles S
2,000 miles or more 1.0
Total 100.0

Shipment by Industry Originating in Delaware

NAICS - Industry Percent of value
212 Mining (except oil and gas) 0.1
31-33 Manufacturing 71.6
42 Wholesale trade 19.9
4541 Electronic shopping and mail-order houses S
45431 Fuel dealers 0.6
4931 Warehousing and storage 3.7
5111 Newspaper, periodical, book, and directory publishers 0.1
551114 Corporate, subsidiary, and regional managing offices S
Total 100.0

NAICS - Industry Percent of weight
212 Mining (except oil and gas) 8.6
31-33 Manufacturing 57.2
42 Wholesale trade 32.2
4541 Electronic shopping and mail-order houses S
45431 Fuel dealers 0.7
4931 Warehousing and storage 0.6
5111 Newspaper, periodical, book, and directory publishers 0.1
551114 Corporate, subsidiary, and regional managing offices S
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.