2007 Commodity Flow Survey State Summary: Montana

2007 Commodity Flow Survey State Summary: Montana

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Summary Value Weight
Total shipments originating in Montana $ 21,583 (millions) 85,244 (thousand tons)
Percent of total U.S. shipments 0.2 0.7

Commodity Shipments Originating in Montana by Value

2 Digits SCTG - Commodity Desc. Percent of value
17 Gasoline and aviation turbine fuel 14.7
18 Fuel oils 12.6
26 Wood products 7.3
19 Coal and petroleum products, nec 6.2
43 Mixed freight 5.1
Other commodities 54.1
Total 100.0

Commodity Shipments Originating in Montana by Weight

2 Digits SCTG - Commodity Desc. Percent of weight
15 Nonagglomerated bituminous coal 56.6
19 Coal and petroleum products, nec 6.9
2 Cereal grains 5.6
18 Fuel oils 5.2
17 Gasoline and aviation turbine fuel 4.9
Other commodities 20.8
Total 100.0

Outbound Shipments for State of Montana by Value and Weight

State of Destination Percent of value
Montana 51.0
Washington 11.4
Wyoming 7.8
California 4.3
Texas 2.7
Idaho 2.5
Other states 20.3
Total 100.0

State of Destination Percent of weight
Montana 41.6
Wisconsin 13.1
Minnesota 12.8
Washington 12.2
North Dakota 3.9
Indiana 3.0
Other states 13.3
Total 100.0

Inbound Shipments for State of Montana by Value and Weight

State of Origin Percent of value
Montana 29.0
California 7.6
Texas 6.5
Utah 5.8
Washington 5.3
Illinois 5.2
Other states 40.6
Total 100.0

State of Origin Percent of weight
Montana 73.8
Utah 2.1
Washington 1.7
California 1.6
Idaho 1.5
Texas 1.3
Other states 18.0
Total 100.0

Modes of Transportation for Shipments Originating in Montana

Mode of Transportation Percent of value
Truck 58.8
Air (incl truck and air) 0.5
Rail 15.1
Water -
Pipeline 14.9
Multiple modes 9.2
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier 6.5
Other and unknown modes 1.5
Total 100.0

Mode of Transportation Percent of weight
Truck 25.5
Air (incl truck and air) S
Rail 48.0
Water -
Pipeline 6.1
Multiple modes 5.9
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier Z
Other and unknown modes S
Total 100.0

Domestic Distance Shipped for Commodities Originating in Montana

Distance Shipped Percent of value
Less than 50 miles 30.1
50 to 99 miles 7.8
100 to 249 miles 18.3
250 to 499 miles 15.6
500 to 749 miles 6.5
750 to 999 miles 10.2
1,000 to 1,499 miles 6.2
1,500 to 1,999 miles 4.7
2,000 miles or more 0.4
Total 100.0

Distance Shipped Percent of weight
Less than 50 miles 31.9
50 to 99 miles 3.2
100 to 249 miles 7.0
250 to 499 miles 9.0
500 to 749 miles 27.7
750 to 999 miles 17.7
1,000 to 1,499 miles 2.8
1,500 to 1,999 miles 0.7
2,000 miles or more 0.1
Total 100.0

Shipment by Industry Originating in Montana

NAICS - Industry Percent of value
212 Mining (except oil and gas) 8.2
31-33 Manufacturing 46.8
42 Wholesale trade 41.4
4541 Electronic shopping and mail-order houses 0.4
45431 Fuel dealers 0.6
4931 Warehousing and storage 0.4
5111 Newspaper, periodical, book, and directory publishers 0.3
551114 Corporate, subsidiary, and regional managing offices S
Total 100.0

NAICS - Industry Percent of weight
212 Mining (except oil and gas) 60.8
31-33 Manufacturing 24.0
42 Wholesale trade 12.7
4541 Electronic shopping and mail-order houses Z
45431 Fuel dealers 0.2
4931 Warehousing and storage 0.1
5111 Newspaper, periodical, book, and directory publishers Z
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.