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

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

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Summary Value Weight
Total shipments originating in South Carolina $ 143,696 - 167,542 124,877 - 163,717
Percent of total U.S. shipments 1.2 - 1.4 1.0 - 1.3

Commodity Shipments Originating in South Carolina by Value

2 Digits SCTG - Commodity Desc. Percent of value
36 Motorized and other vehicles (including parts) 7.6 - 14.8
43 Mixed freight 8.5 - 13.7
24 Plastics and rubber 7.9 - 10.5
34 Machinery 6.7 - 10.7
30 Textiles, leather, and articles of textiles or leather 6.5 - 8.9
Other commodities (X)
Total (X)

Commodity Shipments Originating in South Carolina by Weight

2 Digits SCTG - Commodity Desc. Percent of weight
12 Gravel and crushed stone 13.7 - 26.7
31 Nonmetallic mineral products 11.2 - 19.2
26 Wood products 4.4 - 10.4
32 Base metal in prim. or semifin. forms & in finished basic shapes 3.2 - 9.2
19 Coal and petroleum products, nec 2.5 - 8.1
Other commodities (X)
Total (X)

Outbound Shipments for State of South Carolina by Value and Weight

State of Destination Percent of value
South Carolina 26.9 - 32.9
North Carolina 9.4 - 12.4
Georgia 7.1 - 9.8
Florida 4.4 - 7.7
Texas 3.5 - 5.1
Virginia 2.2 - 5.2
Other states (X)
Total (X)

State of Destination Percent of weight
South Carolina 56.5 - 68.1
North Carolina 8.4 - 15.0
Georgia 6.1 - 10.1
Florida 1.6 - 2.3
Texas 1.1 - 1.7
Pennsylvania 0.8 - 1.8
Other states (X)
Total (X)

Inbound Shipments for State of South Carolina by Value and Weight

State of Origin Percent of value
South Carolina 25.4 - 30.1
North Carolina 10.7 - 13.1
Georgia 8.8 - 11.1
Texas 3.1 - 9.1
Tennessee 4.2 - 7.5
Florida 2.4 - 4.1
Other states (X)
Total (X)

State of Origin Percent of weight
South Carolina 44.5 - 54.7
Kentucky 6.3 - 13.9
North Carolina 8.1 - 11.7
Georgia 4.6 - 9.9
Tennessee 1.8 - 4.4
Alabama 1.3 - 2.9
Other states (X)
Total (X)

Modes of Transportation for Shipments Originating in South Carolina

Mode of Transportation Percent of value
Truck 80.2 - 86.8
Air (incl truck and air) 0.6 - 1.0
Rail 1.9 - 5.3
Water (NA)
Pipeline (NA)
Multiple modes 8.4 - 12.4
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier 6.3 - 8.3
Other and unknown modes 1.1 - 2.1
Total (X)

Mode of Transportation Percent of weight
Truck 84.9 - 92.5
Air (incl truck and air) (NA)
Rail 4.4 - 9.6
Water (NA)
Pipeline (NA)
Multiple modes (NA)
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier (NA)
Other and unknown modes 0.2 - 1.6
Total (X)

Domestic Distance Shipped for Commodities Originating in South Carolina

Distance Shipped Percent of value
Less than 50 miles 18.2 - 22.8
50 to 99 miles 9.3 - 10.9
100 to 249 miles 17.6 - 21.0
250 to 499 miles 16.4 - 20.0
500 to 749 miles 16.2 - 19.8
750 to 999 miles 5.7 - 7.7
1,000 to 1,499 miles 2.2 - 2.8
1,500 to 1,999 miles 1.0 - 1.6
2,000 miles or more 2.8 - 3.8
Total (X)

Distance Shipped Percent of weight
Less than 50 miles 43.7 - 58.3
50 to 99 miles 10.6 - 15.6
100 to 249 miles 13.8 - 23.0
250 to 499 miles 6.0 - 9.4
500 to 749 miles 4.6 - 6.6
750 to 999 miles 1.8 - 2.8
1,000 to 1,499 miles 0.6 - 1.2
1,500 to 1,999 miles 0.2 - 0.2
2,000 miles or more 0.5 - 0.9
Total (X)

Shipment by Industry Originating in South Carolina

NAICS - Industry Percent of value
212 Mining (except oil and gas) 0.2 - 0.2
31-33 Manufacturing 55.8 - 63.4
42 Wholesale trade 25.5 - 31.5
4541 Electronic shopping and mail-order houses 0.1 - 0.5
45431 Fuel dealers 0.0 - 0.4
4931 Warehousing and storage 5.7 - 12.7
5111 Newspaper, periodical, book, and directory publishers 0.1 - 0.1
551114 Corporate, subsidiary, and regional managing offices 1.2 - 2.6
Total (X)

NAICS - Industry Percent of weight
212 Mining (except oil and gas) 15.7 - 27.7
31-33 Manufacturing 43.4 - 58.6
42 Wholesale trade 18.7 - 32.3
4541 Electronic shopping and mail-order houses 0.1 - 0.1
45431 Fuel dealers 0.0 - 0.4
4931 Warehousing and storage 0.3 - 1.3
5111 Newspaper, periodical, book, and directory publishers 0.1 - 0.1
551114 Corporate, subsidiary, and regional managing offices 0.2 - 1.2
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.