Table 3-11: U.S. Surface Merchandise Imports from Canada and Mexico: 2009

Table 3-11: U.S. Surface Merchandise Imports from Canada and Mexico: 2009

(Short Tons)

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State Imports from Canada Imports from Mexico
Total (short tons) Truck (percent) Rail (percent) Other1 (percent) Total (short tons) Truck (percent) Rail (percent) Other1 (percent)
Alabama 943,048 26.7 73.3 Z 145,685 92.9 7.1 <0.05
Alaska 468,988 94.6 5.4 <0.05 290 100.0 Z Z
Arizona 453,778 31.5 68.5 <0.05 2,704,498 94.2 5.8 <0.05
Arkansas 1,039,476 13.9 29.4 56.7 106,828 88.5 11.5 <0.05
California 5,258,255 33.1 65.2 1.7 5,641,267 91.0 6.8 2.2
Colorado 4,746,932 5.6 8.7 85.7 121,235 75.8 24.2 Z
Connecticut 927,109 60.9 36.0 3.1 262,306 50.6 49.4 Z
Delaware 261,695 42.5 35.9 21.6 5,819 98.8 1.2 Z
District of Columbia 13,683 99.1 0.8 0.1 19,849 100.0 Z Z
Florida 1,273,301 39.7 60.3 0.1 476,859 87.0 13.0 <0.05
Georgia 2,342,392 58.1 41.8 <0.05 647,511 92.1 6.8 1.1
Hawaii 36,391 99.8 0.2 Z 553 100.0 Z Z
Idaho 1,440,429 27.8 72 <0.05 72,872 25.2 74.8 Z
Illinois 44,665,090 5.0 9.3 85.7 3,139,991 28.5 71.5 <0.05
Indiana 3,691,402 35.5 55.1 9.4 413,101 84.7 15.3 <0.05
Iowa 2,379,329 21.8 67.8 10.5 183,753 93.8 6.2 Z
Kansas 9,118,441 2.4 3.0 94.7 69,400 80.5 19.5 <0.05
Kentucky 1,624,547 40.9 59.0 0.1 471,189 70.1 29.7 0.1
Louisiana 855,997 12.8 87.2 <0.05 81,626 43.5 56.5 Z
Maine 2,050,484 58.6 26.0 15.4 9,189 98.7 1.3 Z
Maryland 945,294 45.4 54.0 0.6 151,704 75.0 25.0 Z
Massachusetts 2,401,047 64.7 35.3 Z 145,726 94.9 5.1 Z
Michigan 13,947,960 39.9 20.7 39.4 2,515,008 37.1 62.9 <0.05
Minnesota 9,786,198 14.3 27.8 57.9 290,346 61.4 38.6 Z
Mississippi 260,757 44.8 55.2 <0.05 96,564 70.9 14.6 14.5
Missouri 1,341,916 31.3 67.9 0.8 543,964 90.0 10.0 Z
Montana 9,333,885 8.4 3.3 88.3 1,574 100.0 Z Z
Nebraska 676,695 49.4 50.3 0.3 85,706 83.7 16.3 Z
Nevada 419,977 27.7 72.2 <0.05 63,735 94.5 5.5 Z
New Hampshire 713,206 59.5 40.5 <0.05 18,153 100.0 Z Z
New Jersey 2,508,152 55.6 44.3 0.1 396,143 70.1 29.9 <0.05
New Mexico 83,957 28.5 71.2 0.4 261,221 91.8 8.2 Z
New York 6,890,165 81.3 18.6 0.1 976,089 94.5 3.5 2.1
North Carolina 1,923,947 35.9 64.1 <0.05 524,330 96.5 3.5 <0.05
North Dakota 3,283,519 47.8 50.7 1.6 6,333 98.8 1.2 Z
Ohio 14,752,656 21.1 12.8 66.1 738,930 85.1 14.8 0.2
Oklahoma 591,149 21.2 49.6 29.2 186,932 98.5 1.5 0.0
Oregon 3,065,876 24.1 75.9 <0.05 78,284 89.8 10.1 0.1
Pennsylvania 8,321,088 39.4 31.1 29.5 589,790 73.4 26.6 0.0
Rhode Island 180,731 73.6 26.4 Z 15,584 100.0 <0.05 Z
South Carolina 943,585 36.4 63.4 0.1 166,078 84.1 9.6 6.3
South Dakota 453,078 48.8 51.2 Z 11,841 63.3 36.7 Z
Tennessee 2,666,723 24.5 75.5 <0.05 548,063 86.7 9.5 3.8
Texas 4,750,866 24.8 67.1 8.1 11,877,877 80.1 16.7 3.2
Utah 789,241 33.6 62.7 3.8 117,775 96.6 3.4 <0.05
Vermont 1,444,583 66.6 33.4 <0.05 21,591 33.8 66.2 Z
Virginia 1,015,294 42.7 56.5 0.9 121,570 79.3 20.7 <0.05
Washington 10,270,992 24.0 19.2 56.8 87,176 82.6 17.4 Z
West Virginia 560,311 30.0 70.0 <0.05 122,817 2.4 97.6 <0.05
Wisconsin 3,896,133 29.0 62.4 8.5 663,672 97.8 2.2 <0.05
Wyoming 4,290,301 2.0 6.8 91.2 4,552 96.3 3.6 0.1
United States, total2 196,122,167 24.5 27.1 48.5 36,003,696 76.3 22.1 1.6

1 Includes pipeline, mail, imports into Foreign Trade Zones, and other imports by modes not elsewhere classified.

2 The sum of states may not add to U.S. totals, because the totals include imports to unknown destinations.

KEY: Z = No activity.

NOTES: For "Other" category of Imports from Canada, approximately 99.6 percent of the weight arrives by pipeline. For the category "Other" Imports from Mexico, approximately 84.5 percent of the weight is via pipeline, and approximately 15.2 percent of the weight arrives by Foreign Trade Zones. Data in metric tons can be obtained from the Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, Transborder Freight Database available at http://www.bts.gov/programs/international/transborder/ as of April 2010.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, North American Transborder Freight Data, available at http://www.bts.gov/programs/international/transborder/ as of Apr. 19, 2010.