2007 Commodity Flow Survey State Summary: Kentucky

2007 Commodity Flow Survey State Summary: Kentucky

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Summary Value Weight
Total shipments originating in Kentucky $ 241,879 (millions) 408,434 (thousand tons)
Percent of total U.S. shipments 2.0 3.1

Commodity Shipments Originating in Kentucky by Value

2 Digits SCTG - Commodity Desc. Percent of value
36 Motorized and other vehicles (including parts) 27.2
32 Base metal in prim. or semifin. forms & in finished basic shapes 7.1
34 Machinery 6.5
43 Mixed freight 5.9
18 Fuel oils 5.3
Other commodities 48.0
Total 100.0

Commodity Shipments Originating in Kentucky by Weight

2 Digits SCTG - Commodity Desc. Percent of weight
15 Nonagglomerated bituminous coal 48.2
12 Gravel and crushed stone 17.9
18 Fuel oils 5.2
31 Nonmetallic mineral products 3.3
17 Gasoline and aviation turbine fuel 2.9
Other commodities 22.5
Total 100.0

Outbound Shipments for State of Kentucky by Value and Weight

State of Destination Percent of value
Kentucky 31.8
Ohio 7.1
Tennessee 5.4
Indiana 5.1
California 4.3
Illinois 4.2
Other states 42.2
Total 100.0

State of Destination Percent of weight
Kentucky 46.2
Ohio 9.9
Georgia 6.1
North Carolina 4.8
South Carolina 4.5
Tennessee 3.6
Other states 25.0
Total 100.0

Inbound Shipments for State of Kentucky by Value and Weight

State of Origin Percent of value
Kentucky 34.1
Ohio 9.4
Indiana 6.9
California 6.4
Illinois 5.1
Tennessee 4.6
Other states 33.4
Total 100.0

State of Origin Percent of weight
Kentucky 63.1
Illinois 6.4
Indiana 5.9
Ohio 4.4
Tennessee 3.4
Colorado 3.0
Other states 13.9
Total 100.0

Modes of Transportation for Shipments Originating in Kentucky

Mode of Transportation Percent of value
Truck 67.8
Air (incl truck and air) 0.4
Rail S
Water 0.9
Pipeline S
Multiple modes 7.3
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier 4.6
Other and unknown modes 7.2
Total 100.0

Mode of Transportation Percent of weight
Truck 50.7
Air (incl truck and air) Z
Rail 31.0
Water 9.0
Pipeline S
Multiple modes 4.7
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier 0.1
Other and unknown modes 0.8
Total 100.0

Domestic Distance Shipped for Commodities Originating in Kentucky

Distance Shipped Percent of value
Less than 50 miles 27.5
50 to 99 miles 8.4
100 to 249 miles 16.5
250 to 499 miles 22.2
500 to 749 miles 13.7
750 to 999 miles 3.3
1,000 to 1,499 miles 2.0
1,500 to 1,999 miles 5.0
2,000 miles or more S
Total 100.0

Distance Shipped Percent of weight
Less than 50 miles 42.5
50 to 99 miles 8.7
100 to 249 miles 18.9
250 to 499 miles 22.0
500 to 749 miles 6.4
750 to 999 miles 0.5
1,000 to 1,499 miles 0.3
1,500 to 1,999 miles 0.5
2,000 miles or more 0.1
Total 100.0

Shipment by Industry Originating in Kentucky

NAICS - Industry Percent of value
212 Mining (except oil and gas) 2.6
31-33 Manufacturing 48.5
42 Wholesale trade 33.8
4541 Electronic shopping and mail-order houses 0.5
45431 Fuel dealers S
4931 Warehousing and storage 10.2
5111 Newspaper, periodical, book, and directory publishers 0.1
551114 Corporate, subsidiary, and regional managing offices 4.4
Total 100.0

NAICS - Industry Percent of weight
212 Mining (except oil and gas) 53.4
31-33 Manufacturing 19.7
42 Wholesale trade 18.7
4541 Electronic shopping and mail-order houses Z
45431 Fuel dealers S
4931 Warehousing and storage 0.9
5111 Newspaper, periodical, book, and directory publishers Z
551114 Corporate, subsidiary, and regional managing offices 7.2
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.