2007 Commodity Flow Survey State Summary: Washington

2007 Commodity Flow Survey State Summary: Washington

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Summary Value Weight
Total shipments originating in Washington $ 215,515 (millions) 244,906 (thousand tons)
Percent of total U.S. shipments 1.8 1.9

Commodity Shipments Originating in Washington by Value

2 Digits SCTG - Commodity Desc. Percent of value
35 Electronic & other electrical equip & components & office equip 8.5
43 Mixed freight 7.3
17 Gasoline and aviation turbine fuel 7.2
21 Pharmaceutical products 5.2
7 Other prepared foodstuffs and fats and oils 5.1
Other commodities 66.7
Total 100.0

Commodity Shipments Originating in Washington by Weight

2 Digits SCTG - Commodity Desc. Percent of weight
12 Gravel and crushed stone 29.5
26 Wood products 9.6
17 Gasoline and aviation turbine fuel 9.2
31 Nonmetallic mineral products 9.1
18 Fuel oils 5.5
Other commodities 37.1
Total 100.0

Outbound Shipments for State of Washington by Value and Weight

State of Destination Percent of value
Washington 47.9
Oregon 9.4
California 8.3
Texas 2.7
Idaho 2.1
Alaska 1.8
Other states 27.8
Total 100.0

State of Destination Percent of weight
Washington 76.9
Oregon 9.5
California 4.7
Idaho 2.9
Texas 0.6
Illinois 0.5
Other states 4.8
Total 100.0

Inbound Shipments for State of Washington by Value and Weight

State of Origin Percent of value
Washington 45.1
California 10.8
Oregon 9.8
Texas 2.7
New York 2.0
Illinois 1.9
Other states 27.7
Total 100.0

State of Origin Percent of weight
Washington 71.1
Oregon 6.3
Montana 3.9
California 2.7
South Dakota 1.1
Wisconsin 0.7
Other states 14.2
Total 100.0

Modes of Transportation for Shipments Originating in Washington

Mode of Transportation Percent of value
Truck 59.0
Air (incl truck and air) S
Rail 2.4
Water 1.7
Pipeline 3.7
Multiple modes 21.7
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier 15.3
Other and unknown modes 2.2
Total 100.0

Mode of Transportation Percent of weight
Truck 72.9
Air (incl truck and air) Z
Rail 3.8
Water 3.4
Pipeline 4.5
Multiple modes 11.3
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier 0.2
Other and unknown modes 4.0
Total 100.0

Domestic Distance Shipped for Commodities Originating in Washington

Distance Shipped Percent of value
Less than 50 miles 35.3
50 to 99 miles 7.5
100 to 249 miles 14.3
250 to 499 miles 3.1
500 to 749 miles 4.3
750 to 999 miles 4.8
1,000 to 1,499 miles 8.1
1,500 to 1,999 miles 13.0
2,000 miles or more 9.5
Total 100.0

Distance Shipped Percent of weight
Less than 50 miles 61.1
50 to 99 miles 12.9
100 to 249 miles 13.8
250 to 499 miles 1.9
500 to 749 miles 1.7
750 to 999 miles 2.2
1,000 to 1,499 miles 2.7
1,500 to 1,999 miles 1.8
2,000 miles or more 1.8
Total 100.0

Shipment by Industry Originating in Washington

NAICS - Industry Percent of value
212 Mining (except oil and gas) 0.4
31-33 Manufacturing 45.7
42 Wholesale trade 38.6
4541 Electronic shopping and mail-order houses 5.4
45431 Fuel dealers 0.2
4931 Warehousing and storage 3.4
5111 Newspaper, periodical, book, and directory publishers 0.2
551114 Corporate, subsidiary, and regional managing offices 6.1
Total 100.0

NAICS - Industry Percent of weight
212 Mining (except oil and gas) 27.0
31-33 Manufacturing 38.6
42 Wholesale trade 30.0
4541 Electronic shopping and mail-order houses 0.1
45431 Fuel dealers 0.2
4931 Warehousing and storage 0.7
5111 Newspaper, periodical, book, and directory publishers 0.1
551114 Corporate, subsidiary, and regional managing offices 3.4
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.