2007 Commodity Flow Survey State Summary: Minnesota

2007 Commodity Flow Survey State Summary: Minnesota

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Summary Value Weight
Total shipments originating in Minnesota $ 237,290 (millions) 285,018 (thousand tons)
Percent of total U.S. shipments 2.0 2.2

Commodity Shipments Originating in Minnesota by Value

2 Digits SCTG - Commodity Desc. Percent of value
35 Electronic & other electrical equip & components & office equip 10.0
38 Precision instruments and apparatus 9.4
43 Mixed freight 6.0
40 Miscellaneous manufactured products 6.0
17 Gasoline and aviation turbine fuel 5.0
Other commodities 63.6
Total 100.0

Commodity Shipments Originating in Minnesota by Weight

2 Digits SCTG - Commodity Desc. Percent of weight
14 Metallic ores and concentrates 18.0
2 Cereal grains 11.9
4 Animal feed and products of animal origin, nec 8.7
12 Gravel and crushed stone 8.7
17 Gasoline and aviation turbine fuel 7.4
Other commodities 45.3
Total 100.0

Outbound Shipments for State of Minnesota by Value and Weight

State of Destination Percent of value
Minnesota 40.2
Illinois 5.9
Wisconsin 5.8
California 4.6
Iowa 3.4
Texas 3.2
Other states 36.9
Total 100.0

State of Destination Percent of weight
Minnesota 56.1
Wisconsin 9.6
Indiana 3.1
Michigan 3.1
Illinois 2.6
Louisiana 2.6
Other states 22.8
Total 100.0

Inbound Shipments for State of Minnesota by Value and Weight

State of Origin Percent of value
Minnesota 47.9
Wisconsin 7.1
Illinois 6.3
Iowa 4.0
California 3.7
Indiana 2.4
Other states 28.8
Total 100.0

State of Origin Percent of weight
Minnesota 64.9
Wisconsin 5.6
Montana 4.4
Iowa 4.0
Wyoming 3.6
North Dakota 2.8
Other states 14.7
Total 100.0

Modes of Transportation for Shipments Originating in Minnesota

Mode of Transportation Percent of value
Truck 63.8
Air (incl truck and air) 2.4
Rail 3.9
Water 0.7
Pipeline 2.9
Multiple modes 24.3
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier 21.1
Other and unknown modes 2.1
Total 100.0

Mode of Transportation Percent of weight
Truck 58.0
Air (incl truck and air) Z
Rail 21.2
Water 3.0
Pipeline 4.8
Multiple modes 11.9
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier 0.3
Other and unknown modes 1.1
Total 100.0

Domestic Distance Shipped for Commodities Originating in Minnesota

Distance Shipped Percent of value
Less than 50 miles 30.1
50 to 99 miles 6.9
100 to 249 miles 10.5
250 to 499 miles 14.3
500 to 749 miles 8.3
750 to 999 miles 11.3
1,000 to 1,499 miles 14.8
1,500 to 1,999 miles 3.6
2,000 miles or more 0.2
Total 100.0

Distance Shipped Percent of weight
Less than 50 miles 46.7
50 to 99 miles 13.3
100 to 249 miles 8.0
250 to 499 miles 8.8
500 to 749 miles 8.0
750 to 999 miles 4.1
1,000 to 1,499 miles 10.8
1,500 to 1,999 miles 0.4
2,000 miles or more Z
Total 100.0

Shipment by Industry Originating in Minnesota

NAICS - Industry Percent of value
212 Mining (except oil and gas) 1.2
31-33 Manufacturing 45.7
42 Wholesale trade 42.5
4541 Electronic shopping and mail-order houses 2.8
45431 Fuel dealers 0.3
4931 Warehousing and storage 3.2
5111 Newspaper, periodical, book, and directory publishers 0.6
551114 Corporate, subsidiary, and regional managing offices 3.7
Total 100.0

NAICS - Industry Percent of weight
212 Mining (except oil and gas) 28.3
31-33 Manufacturing 30.3
42 Wholesale trade 39.8
4541 Electronic shopping and mail-order houses S
45431 Fuel dealers 0.3
4931 Warehousing and storage 0.5
5111 Newspaper, periodical, book, and directory publishers S
551114 Corporate, subsidiary, and regional managing offices 0.7
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.