2007 Commodity Flow Survey State Summary: West Virginia

2007 Commodity Flow Survey State Summary: West Virginia

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Summary Value Weight
Total shipments originating in West Virginia $ 49,842 (millions) 222,895 (thousand tons)
Percent of total U.S. shipments 0.4 1.7

Commodity Shipments Originating in West Virginia by Value

2 Digits SCTG - Commodity Desc. Percent of value
15 Nonagglomerated bituminous coal 16.6
32 Base metal in prim. or semifin. forms & in finished basic shapes 11.1
24 Plastics and rubber 9.3
23 Chemical products and preparations, nec 7.0
20 Basic chemicals 6.5
Other commodities 49.5
Total 100.0

Commodity Shipments Originating in West Virginia by Weight

2 Digits SCTG - Commodity Desc. Percent of weight
15 Nonagglomerated bituminous coal 74.8
12 Gravel and crushed stone 9.2
26 Wood products 2.2
20 Basic chemicals 2.2
19 Coal and petroleum products, nec 2.1
Other commodities 9.5
Total 100.0

Outbound Shipments for State of West Virginia by Value and Weight

State of Destination Percent of value
West Virginia 24.5
Ohio 9.7
Virginia 9.1
Pennsylvania 6.7
New York 4.1
Indiana 3.6
Other states 42.4
Total 100.0

State of Destination Percent of weight
West Virginia 25.4
Virginia 18.2
Ohio 15.0
North Carolina 10.2
Maryland 6.7
Pennsylvania 6.0
Other states 18.6
Total 100.0

Inbound Shipments for State of West Virginia by Value and Weight

State of Origin Percent of value
West Virginia 22.5
Kentucky 14.3
Ohio 12.2
Pennsylvania 9.2
Virginia 6.5
Texas 3.2
Other states 32.0
Total 100.0

State of Origin Percent of weight
West Virginia 56.9
Kentucky 12.0
Ohio 9.2
Pennsylvania 4.0
Virginia 3.8
Maryland 2.7
Other states 11.3
Total 100.0

Modes of Transportation for Shipments Originating in West Virginia

Mode of Transportation Percent of value
Truck 64.9
Air (incl truck and air) S
Rail 18.6
Water 1.5
Pipeline 0.3
Multiple modes 12.2
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier 7.8
Other and unknown modes 2.1
Total 100.0

Mode of Transportation Percent of weight
Truck 22.3
Air (incl truck and air) S
Rail 62.5
Water S
Pipeline S
Multiple modes 9.2
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier Z
Other and unknown modes 0.7
Total 100.0

Domestic Distance Shipped for Commodities Originating in West Virginia

Distance Shipped Percent of value
Less than 50 miles 21.9
50 to 99 miles 7.9
100 to 249 miles 25.7
250 to 499 miles 25.2
500 to 749 miles 6.8
750 to 999 miles 4.7
1,000 to 1,499 miles 2.5
1,500 to 1,999 miles 1.2
2,000 miles or more 4.0
Total 100.0

Distance Shipped Percent of weight
Less than 50 miles 22.9
50 to 99 miles 8.1
100 to 249 miles 45.0
250 to 499 miles 16.1
500 to 749 miles S
750 to 999 miles 2.0
1,000 to 1,499 miles 0.2
1,500 to 1,999 miles Z
2,000 miles or more 0.2
Total 100.0

Shipment by Industry Originating in West Virginia

NAICS - Industry Percent of value
212 Mining (except oil and gas) 15.2
31-33 Manufacturing 49.0
42 Wholesale trade 25.0
4541 Electronic shopping and mail-order houses S
45431 Fuel dealers 0.3
4931 Warehousing and storage 6.0
5111 Newspaper, periodical, book, and directory publishers S
551114 Corporate, subsidiary, and regional managing offices 3.4
Total 100.0

NAICS - Industry Percent of weight
212 Mining (except oil and gas) 72.9
31-33 Manufacturing 12.8
42 Wholesale trade 9.5
4541 Electronic shopping and mail-order houses S
45431 Fuel dealers 0.1
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.