2007 Commodity Flow Survey State Summary: Pennsylvania

2007 Commodity Flow Survey State Summary: Pennsylvania

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Summary Value Weight
Total shipments originating in Pennsylvania $ 489,415 (millions) 500,393 (thousand tons)
Percent of total U.S. shipments 4.1 3.8

Commodity Shipments Originating in Pennsylvania by Value

2 Digits SCTG - Commodity Desc. Percent of value
43 Mixed freight 8.7
32 Base metal in prim. or semifin. forms & in finished basic shapes 8.3
40 Miscellaneous manufactured products 6.2
21 Pharmaceutical products 5.9
7 Other prepared foodstuffs and fats and oils 5.7
Other commodities 65.2
Total 100.0

Commodity Shipments Originating in Pennsylvania by Weight

2 Digits SCTG - Commodity Desc. Percent of weight
12 Gravel and crushed stone 19.0
15 Nonagglomerated bituminous coal 16.0
13 Nonmetallic minerals nec 7.2
17 Gasoline and aviation turbine fuel 6.8
7 Other prepared foodstuffs and fats and oils 4.7
Other commodities 46.3
Total 100.0

Outbound Shipments for State of Pennsylvania by Value and Weight

State of Destination Percent of value
Pennsylvania 33.9
New Jersey 8.1
New York 7.9
Ohio 5.6
Maryland 4.1
Texas 3.9
Other states 36.6
Total 100.0

State of Destination Percent of weight
Pennsylvania 62.1
New Jersey 9.2
Maryland 4.4
New York 4.2
Delaware 3.9
Ohio 3.7
Other states 12.5
Total 100.0

Inbound Shipments for State of Pennsylvania by Value and Weight

State of Origin Percent of value
Pennsylvania 36.2
New Jersey 9.0
New York 6.0
Ohio 5.5
California 4.2
Tennessee 3.3
Other states 35.9
Total 100.0

State of Origin Percent of weight
Pennsylvania 66.5
New Jersey 5.5
Ohio 3.5
New York 3.2
Maryland 2.9
West Virginia 2.9
Other states 15.6
Total 100.0

Modes of Transportation for Shipments Originating in Pennsylvania

Mode of Transportation Percent of value
Truck 76.6
Air (incl truck and air) 0.8
Rail 3.8
Water S
Pipeline 1.4
Multiple modes 15.3
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier 13.9
Other and unknown modes 1.9
Total 100.0

Mode of Transportation Percent of weight
Truck 82.0
Air (incl truck and air) Z
Rail 10.7
Water S
Pipeline 3.4
Multiple modes 2.7
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier 0.3
Other and unknown modes 0.8
Total 100.0

Domestic Distance Shipped for Commodities Originating in Pennsylvani

Distance Shipped Percent of value
Less than 50 miles 27.2
50 to 99 miles 16.2
100 to 249 miles 17.6
250 to 499 miles 14.3
500 to 749 miles 7.1
750 to 999 miles 4.6
1,000 to 1,499 miles 5.8
1,500 to 1,999 miles 1.9
2,000 miles or more 5.3
Total 100.0

Distance Shipped Percent of weight
Less than 50 miles 58.8
50 to 99 miles 16.7
100 to 249 miles 11.0
250 to 499 miles 8.0
500 to 749 miles 2.3
750 to 999 miles 1.2
1,000 to 1,499 miles 1.0
1,500 to 1,999 miles 0.3
2,000 miles or more 0.8
Total 100.0

Shipment by Industry Originating in Pennsylvania

NAICS - Industry Percent of value
212 Mining (except oil and gas) 0.9
31-33 Manufacturing 46.9
42 Wholesale trade 31.9
4541 Electronic shopping and mail-order houses 3.6
45431 Fuel dealers 0.7
4931 Warehousing and storage 7.7
5111 Newspaper, periodical, book, and directory publishers 0.5
551114 Corporate, subsidiary, and regional managing offices S
Total 100.0

NAICS - Industry Percent of weight
212 Mining (except oil and gas) 37.9
31-33 Manufacturing 37.8
42 Wholesale trade 20.3
4541 Electronic shopping and mail-order houses 0.1
45431 Fuel dealers 1.0
4931 Warehousing and storage 1.5
5111 Newspaper, periodical, book, and directory publishers S
551114 Corporate, subsidiary, and regional managing offices 1.3
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.