2007 Commodity Flow Survey State Summary: Virginia

2007 Commodity Flow Survey State Summary: Virginia

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Summary Value Weight
Total shipments originating in Virginia $ 194,444 (millions) 246,958 (thousand tons)
Percent of total U.S. shipments 1.6 1.9

Commodity Shipments Originating in Virginia by Value

2 Digits SCTG - Commodity Desc. Percent of value
43 Mixed freight 10.3
35 Electronic & other electrical equip & components & office equip 9.3
7 Other prepared foodstuffs and fats and oils 5.7
21 Pharmaceutical products 5.6
34 Machinery 5.4
Other commodities 63.7
Total 100.0

Commodity Shipments Originating in Virginia by Weight

2 Digits SCTG - Commodity Desc. Percent of weight
12 Gravel and crushed stone 28.6
15 Nonagglomerated bituminous coal 17.8
31 Nonmetallic mineral products 6.9
26 Wood products 4.4
7 Other prepared foodstuffs and fats and oils 3.7
Other commodities 38.6
Total 100.0

Outbound Shipments for State of Virginia by Value and Weight

State of Destination Percent of value
Virginia 41.1
Maryland 6.4
North Carolina 5.5
Pennsylvania 3.4
Texas 3.2
New York 3.0
Other states 37.3
Total 100.0

State of Destination Percent of weight
Virginia 66.5
Georgia 5.7
North Carolina 4.7
Maryland 3.9
Tennessee 3.0
Pennsylvania 1.8
Other states 14.5
Total 100.0

Inbound Shipments for State of Virginia by Value and Weight

State of Origin Percent of value
Virginia 31.9
North Carolina 7.1
Maryland 7.0
Pennsylvania 4.8
Tennessee 4.4
New Jersey 4.2
Other states 40.7
Total 100.0

State of Origin Percent of weight
Virginia 56.7
West Virginia 14.0
Kentucky 5.0
North Carolina 4.9
Maryland 4.3
Pennsylvania 2.2
Other states 12.9
Total 100.0

Modes of Transportation for Shipments Originating in Virginia

Mode of Transportation Percent of value
Truck 80.3
Air (incl truck and air) 1.0
Rail 2.2
Water Z
Pipeline Z
Multiple modes 13.8
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier 12.6
Other and unknown modes 2.6
Total 100.0

Mode of Transportation Percent of weight
Truck 76.4
Air (incl truck and air) S
Rail 20.8
Water Z
Pipeline S
Multiple modes 2.1
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier 0.2
Other and unknown modes 0.7
Total 100.0

Domestic Distance Shipped for Commodities Originating in Virginia

Distance Shipped Percent of value
Less than 50 miles 28.1
50 to 99 miles 12.2
100 to 249 miles 20.3
250 to 499 miles 17.8
500 to 749 miles 8.1
750 to 999 miles 4.5
1,000 to 1,499 miles 3.4
1,500 to 1,999 miles 1.5
2,000 miles or more 4.1
Total 100.0

Distance Shipped Percent of weight
Less than 50 miles 52.5
50 to 99 miles 10.7
100 to 249 miles 11.0
250 to 499 miles 20.7
500 to 749 miles 2.4
750 to 999 miles 1.2
1,000 to 1,499 miles 0.8
1,500 to 1,999 miles 0.2
2,000 miles or more 0.5
Total 100.0

Shipment by Industry Originating in Virginia

NAICS - Industry Percent of value
212 Mining (except oil and gas) 1.7
31-33 Manufacturing 46.7
42 Wholesale trade 34.9
4541 Electronic shopping and mail-order houses 2.4
45431 Fuel dealers 0.6
4931 Warehousing and storage 9.9
5111 Newspaper, periodical, book, and directory publishers 0.2
551114 Corporate, subsidiary, and regional managing offices 3.6
Total 100.0

NAICS - Industry Percent of weight
212 Mining (except oil and gas) 47.0
31-33 Manufacturing 26.1
42 Wholesale trade 22.2
4541 Electronic shopping and mail-order houses Z
45431 Fuel dealers 0.6
4931 Warehousing and storage 2.5
5111 Newspaper, periodical, book, and directory publishers Z
551114 Corporate, subsidiary, and regional managing offices 1.5
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.