Table 3-6: Truck Shipments from Iowa by Commodity: 1997

Table 3-6: Truck Shipments from Iowa by Commodity: 1997

(Descending order by weight)

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Commodity (2-digit commodity code) Value ($ millions) Weight (thousand short tons)
Gravel and crushed stone (12) 207 37,481
Animal feed and products of animal origin, n.e.c. (04) 6,916 20,805
Cereal and grains (02) 1,774 18,892
Nonmetallic mineral products (31) 1,441 16,317
Other agricultural products (03) S 14,382
Natural sands (11) 39 11,162
Other prepared foodstuffs and fats and oils (07) 5,309 8,638
Gasoline and aviation turbine fuel (17) 1,833 7,687
Nonmetallic minerals, n.e.c. (13) S 4,662
Milled grain products and preparations, and bakery products (06) 4,516 4,430
Meat, fish, seafood and their preparations (05) 8,781 4,151
Fertilizers (22) 755 3,284
Base metal in primary or semifinished forms and in finished basic shapes (32) 3,489 2,958
Coal and petroleum products, n.e.c. (19) 654 2,871
Fuel oils (18) 580 2,528
Motorized and other vehicles (including parts) (36) 9,618 1,790
Machinery (34) 8,728 1,374
Plastics and rubber (24) 3,306 1,302
Articles of base metal (33) 2,324 1,216
Alcoholic beverages (08) 805 1,100
All other commodities S 11,247
Total, all commodities 91,338 178,277

KEY: n.e.c. = not elsewhere classified; S = data do not meet publication standards because of high sampling variability or other reasons.

NOTE: There are 41 two-digit Standard Classification of Transported Goods (SCTG) commodity codes.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Census Bureau, 1997 Commodity Flow Survey, Washington, DC: 2000, data from CD-ROM, CD-EC97-CFS.