2007 Commodity Flow Survey State Summary: Iowa

2007 Commodity Flow Survey State Summary: Iowa

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Summary Value Weight
Total shipments originating in Iowa $ 156,920 (millions) 241,008 (thousand tons)
Percent of total U.S. shipments 1.3 1.9

Commodity Shipments Originating in Iowa by Value

2 Digits SCTG - Commodity Desc. Percent of value
34 Machinery 10.1
7 Other prepared foodstuffs and fats and oils 8.5
5 Meat, fish, seafood, and their preparations 7.7
23 Chemical products and preparations, nec 7.6
36 Motorized and other vehicles (including parts) 7.5
Other commodities 58.6
Total 100.0

Commodity Shipments Originating in Iowa by Weight

2 Digits SCTG - Commodity Desc. Percent of weight
2 Cereal grains 18.4
12 Gravel and crushed stone 16.8
4 Animal feed and products of animal origin, nec 12.8
31 Nonmetallic mineral products 8.8
7 Other prepared foodstuffs and fats and oils 8.1
Other commodities 35.1
Total 100.0

Outbound Shipments for State of Iowa by Value and Weight

State of Destination Percent of value
Iowa 36.3
Illinois 7.6
Minnesota 5.0
Texas 5.0
California 4.0
Nebraska 3.0
Other states 39.0
Total 100.0

State of Destination Percent of weight
Iowa 62.7
Illinois 5.1
Minnesota 4.1
Texas 4.0
Nebraska 2.9
California 1.6
Other states 19.5
Total 100.0

Inbound Shipments for State of Iowa by Value and Weight

State of Origin Percent of value
Iowa 40.0
Illinois 8.7
Minnesota 5.6
Wisconsin 4.3
Nebraska 3.5
Missouri 2.9
Other states 34.9
Total 100.0

State of Origin Percent of weight
Iowa 66.9
Wyoming 10.6
Illinois 4.3
Nebraska 2.5
Minnesota 2.2
Wisconsin 1.8
Other states 11.7
Total 100.0

Modes of Transportation for Shipments Originating in Iowa

Mode of Transportation Percent of value
Truck 80.8
Air (incl truck and air) 0.8
Rail 6.5
Water 0.7
Pipeline -
Multiple modes 9.2
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier 6.6
Other and unknown modes 2.0
Total 100.0

Mode of Transportation Percent of weight
Truck 79.6
Air (incl truck and air) Z
Rail 13.0
Water 2.4
Pipeline -
Multiple modes 4.6
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier 0.1
Other and unknown modes 0.4
Total 100.0

Domestic Distance Shipped for Commodities Originating in Iowa

Distance Shipped Percent of value
Less than 50 miles 26.6
50 to 99 miles 8.0
100 to 249 miles 17.8
250 to 499 miles 15.1
500 to 749 miles 10.1
750 to 999 miles 11.7
1,000 to 1,499 miles 7.5
1,500 to 1,999 miles 3.2
2,000 miles or more Z
Total 100.0

Distance Shipped Percent of weight
Less than 50 miles 54.8
50 to 99 miles 8.7
100 to 249 miles 11.5
250 to 499 miles 7.3
500 to 749 miles 5.6
750 to 999 miles 7.9
1,000 to 1,499 miles 3.4
1,500 to 1,999 miles 0.8
2,000 miles or more Z
Total 100.0

Shipment by Industry Originating in Iowa

NAICS - Industry Percent of value
212 Mining (except oil and gas) 0.3
31-33 Manufacturing 61.3
42 Wholesale trade 29.0
4541 Electronic shopping and mail-order houses 0.8
45431 Fuel dealers 0.2
4931 Warehousing and storage 4.5
5111 Newspaper, periodical, book, and directory publishers 0.3
551114 Corporate, subsidiary, and regional managing offices 3.7
Total 100.0

NAICS - Industry Percent of weight
212 Mining (except oil and gas) 19.5
31-33 Manufacturing 40.6
42 Wholesale trade 37.1
4541 Electronic shopping and mail-order houses Z
45431 Fuel dealers 0.2
4931 Warehousing and storage S
5111 Newspaper, periodical, book, and directory publishers S
551114 Corporate, subsidiary, and regional managing offices 1.3
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.