2007 Commodity Flow Survey State Summary: North Dakota

2007 Commodity Flow Survey State Summary: North Dakota

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Summary Value Weight
Total shipments originating in North Dakota $ 26,743 (millions) 95,671 (thousand tons)
Percent of total U.S. shipments 0.2 0.7

Commodity Shipments Originating in North Dakota by Value

2 Digits SCTG - Commodity Desc. Percent of value
34 Machinery 17.5
2 Cereal grains 13.2
7 Other prepared foodstuffs and fats and oils 8.1
18 Fuel oils 6.1
3 Other agricultural products 6.0
Other commodities 49.1
Total 100.0

Commodity Shipments Originating in North Dakota by Weight

2 Digits SCTG - Commodity Desc. Percent of weight
15 Nonagglomerated bituminous coal 41.5
2 Cereal grains 19.7
3 Other agricultural products 4.7
7 Other prepared foodstuffs and fats and oils 4.0
4 Animal feed and products of animal origin, nec 3.3
Other commodities 26.8
Total 100.0

Outbound Shipments for State of North Dakota by Value and Weight

State of Destination Percent of value
North Dakota 38.2
Minnesota 16.3
Illinois 3.6
Texas 3.4
California 3.3
Wisconsin 3.2
Other states 32.1
Total 100.0

State of Destination Percent of weight
North Dakota 70.2
Minnesota 7.3
Illinois 1.4
California 1.3
Pennsylvania 1.1
South Dakota 0.8
Other states 18.0
Total 100.0

Inbound Shipments for State of North Dakota by Value and Weight

State of Origin Percent of value
North Dakota 34.5
Minnesota 13.6
Illinois 8.1
Ohio 4.2
Wisconsin 4.0
Texas 3.4
Other states 32.2
Total 100.0

State of Origin Percent of weight
North Dakota 81.3
Montana 4.1
Minnesota 4.1
Wisconsin 1.3
Illinois 1.0
South Dakota 0.9
Other states 7.4
Total 100.0

Modes of Transportation for Shipments Originating in North Dakota

Mode of Transportation Percent of value
Truck 69.7
Air (incl truck and air) S
Rail 18.0
Water -
Pipeline S
Multiple modes 8.3
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier 5.3
Other and unknown modes 1.9
Total 100.0

Mode of Transportation Percent of weight
Truck 43.5
Air (incl truck and air) S
Rail 23.3
Water -
Pipeline S
Multiple modes 1.4
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier 0.1
Other and unknown modes 30.9
Total 100.0

Domestic Distance Shipped for Commodities Originating in North Dakota

Distance Shipped Percent of value
Less than 50 miles 24.3
50 to 99 miles 12.2
100 to 249 miles 18.2
250 to 499 miles 7.8
500 to 749 miles 10.1
750 to 999 miles 8.6
1,000 to 1,499 miles 18.2
1,500 to 1,999 miles 0.3
2,000 miles or more S
Total 100.0

Distance Shipped Percent of weight
Less than 50 miles 64.3
50 to 99 miles 5.4
100 to 249 miles 6.6
250 to 499 miles 4.7
500 to 749 miles 3.4
750 to 999 miles S
1,000 to 1,499 miles 10.2
1,500 to 1,999 miles 0.1
2,000 miles or more S
Total 100.0

hipment by Industry Originating in North Dakota

NAICS - Industry Percent of value
212 Mining (except oil and gas) 2.5
31-33 Manufacturing 42.2
42 Wholesale trade 51.6
4541 Electronic shopping and mail-order houses 0.7
45431 Fuel dealers 0.7
4931 Warehousing and storage 0.3
5111 Newspaper, periodical, book, and directory publishers S
551114 Corporate, subsidiary, and regional managing offices 1.7
Total 100.0

NAICS - Industry Percent of weight
212 Mining (except oil and gas) 48.4
31-33 Manufacturing 13.9
42 Wholesale trade 31.2
4541 Electronic shopping and mail-order houses Z
45431 Fuel dealers 0.3
4931 Warehousing and storage S
5111 Newspaper, periodical, book, and directory publishers S
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.