90 Percent Confidence Intervals for 2007 Commodity Flow Survey State Summary: North Carolina

90 Percent Confidence Intervals for 2007 Commodity Flow Survey State Summary: North Carolina

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Summary Value Weight
Total shipments originating in North Carolina $ 340,995 - 386,103 245,391 - 290,149
Percent of total U.S. shipments 2.9 - 3.3 1.9 - 2.3

Commodity Shipments Originating in North Carolina by Value

2 Digits SCTG - Commodity Desc. Percent of value
21 Pharmaceutical products 7.9 - 12.5
30 Textiles, leather, and articles of textiles or leather 8.4 - 10.0
43 Mixed freight 6.8 - 9.8
35 Electronic & other electrical equip & components & office equip 6.7 - 9.1
9 Tobacco products 4.8 - 10.8
Other commodities (X)
Total (X)

Commodity Shipments Originating in North Carolina by Weight

2 Digits SCTG - Commodity Desc. Percent of weight
12 Gravel and crushed stone 20.2 - 36.8
31 Nonmetallic mineral products 8.6 - 14.6
26 Wood products 4.8 - 8.8
17 Gasoline and aviation turbine fuel 1.6 - 8.6
7 Other prepared foodstuffs and fats and oils 2.6 - 5.0
Other commodities (X)
Total (X)

Outbound Shipments for State of North Carolina by Value and Weight

State of Destination Percent of value
North Carolina 36.0 - 42.3
Georgia 4.3 - 7.9
South Carolina 5.2 - 5.8
Virginia 4.2 - 5.5
Tennessee 3.1 - 6.4
Florida 3.3 - 3.9
Other states (X)
Total (X)

State of Destination Percent of weight
North Carolina 65.7 - 71.6
South Carolina 5.0 - 8.3
Virginia 4.5 - 6.2
Georgia 2.4 - 3.4
Pennsylvania 1.2 - 1.9
Florida 1.3 - 1.6
Other states (X)
Total (X)

Inbound Shipments for State of North Carolina by Value and Weight

State of Origin Percent of value
North Carolina 39.6 - 44.8
Georgia 5.7 - 8.0
South Carolina 4.4 - 5.7
Tennessee 3.1 - 6.4
Texas 1.9 - 5.6
Virginia 2.7 - 3.7
Other states (X)
Total (X)

State of Origin Percent of weight
North Carolina 54.0 - 63.5
West Virginia 3.6 - 10.9
Kentucky 3.1 - 9.4
South Carolina 4.4 - 6.4
Virginia 2.4 - 5.0
Georgia 2.4 - 3.7
Other states (X)
Total (X)

Modes of Transportation for Shipments Originating in North Carolina

Mode of Transportation Percent of value
Truck 84.0 - 87.4
Air (incl truck and air) 0.8 - 2.2
Rail 0.9 - 1.5
Water (NA)
Pipeline (NA)
Multiple modes 8.0 - 10.0
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier 7.0 - 9.0
Other and unknown modes 1.8 - 3.4
Total (X)

Mode of Transportation Percent of weight
Truck 91.3 - 93.9
Air (incl truck and air) (NA)
Rail 3.0 - 5.0
Water (NA)
Pipeline (NA)
Multiple modes 1.9 - 2.9
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier 0.1 - 0.5
Other and unknown modes 0.7 - 1.1
Total (X)

Domestic Distance Shipped for Commodities Originating in North Carolina

Distance Shipped Percent of value
Less than 50 miles 23.6 - 28.8
50 to 99 miles 8.9 - 10.5
100 to 249 miles 15.0 - 17.0
250 to 499 miles 19.5 - 24.1
500 to 749 miles 13.2 - 16.8
750 to 999 miles 3.6 - 4.2
1,000 to 1,499 miles 2.5 - 2.9
1,500 to 1,999 miles 1.0 - 1.4
2,000 miles or more 3.2 - 3.8
Total (X)

Distance Shipped Percent of weight
Less than 50 miles 50.5 - 59.1
50 to 99 miles 11.6 - 15.6
100 to 249 miles 11.4 - 16.6
250 to 499 miles 8.1 - 10.5
500 to 749 miles 4.1 - 5.1
750 to 999 miles 1.3 - 1.9
1,000 to 1,499 miles 0.9 - 1.3
1,500 to 1,999 miles 0.3 - 0.3
2,000 miles or more 0.5 - 0.9
Total (X)

Shipment by Industry Originating in North Carolina

NAICS - Industry Percent of value
212 Mining (except oil and gas) 0.1 - 0.5
31-33 Manufacturing 52.7 - 59.9
42 Wholesale trade 27.2 - 34.8
4541 Electronic shopping and mail-order houses 0.5 - 1.1
45431 Fuel dealers 0.1 - 0.5
4931 Warehousing and storage 6.2 - 8.6
5111 Newspaper, periodical, book, and directory publishers 0.0 - 0.4
551114 Corporate, subsidiary, and regional managing offices 1.7 - 5.7
Total (X)

NAICS - Industry Percent of weight
212 Mining (except oil and gas) 23.2 - 38.4
31-33 Manufacturing 35.7 - 45.9
42 Wholesale trade 18.4 - 24.4
4541 Electronic shopping and mail-order houses 0.1 - 0.1
45431 Fuel dealers 0.4 - 0.8
4931 Warehousing and storage 1.7 - 3.1
5111 Newspaper, periodical, book, and directory publishers 0.1 - 0.1
551114 Corporate, subsidiary, and regional managing offices (NA)
Total (X)

* 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
(NA): Not available
(X): Not applicable

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.