Table 3-11: U.S. Surface Merchandise Imports from Canada and Mexico: 2011

Table 3-11: U.S. Surface Merchandise Imports from Canada and Mexico: 2011

(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 1,100,371 26.2 73.8 <0.05 222,694 79.4 20.6 <0.05
Alaska 129,698 84.5 15.4 <0.05 1,215 99.7 0.3 Z
Arizona 580,098 30.8 69.1 0.1 3,309,354 89.1 9.7 1.2
Arkansas 1,339,606 12.6 20.1 67.4 174,320 81.3 18.7 <0.05
California 5,994,255 29.6 70.3 <0.05 6,839,963 90.5 6.5 3.0
Colorado 5,601,186 5.0 6.5 88.5 155,121 78.3 21.7 Z
Connecticut 929,504 55.9 44.1 0.1 353,508 63.4 36.6 <0.05
Delaware 275,573 52.5 46.8 0.7 26,726 96.5 3.5 Z
District of Columbia 10,326 100.0 Z Z 19,393 99.9 0.1 Z
Florida 1,698,286 28.9 71.0 0.1 689,739 61.5 38.4 <0.05
Georgia 2,409,503 58.3 41.7 <0.05 973,508 92.9 5.4 1.7
Hawaii 18,868 99.3 0.7 <0.05 71 100.0 Z Z
Idaho 1,729,170 25.5 74.5 <0.05 12,833 94.6 5.4 Z
Illinois 51,994,628 4.9 11.6 83.6 3,717,163 37.9 62.0 0.1
Indiana 4,990,094 31.8 66.1 2.1 659,295 89.0 11.0 <0.05
Iowa 2,888,065 19.4 79.7 0.8 270,733 98.2 1.8 Z
Kansas 570,038 41.3 58.7 <0.05 97,168 76.5 23.3 0.2
Kentucky 1,768,909 43.3 56.6 <0.05 590,685 75.6 24.4 <0.05
Louisiana 1,202,950 8.8 90.4 0.8 236,621 23.1 41.6 35.3
Maine 2,365,436 51.0 36.7 12.3 9,299 96.3 3.7 Z
Maryland 859,976 50.6 48.4 1.0 170,269 77.9 22.1 <0.05
Massachusetts 2,598,667 60.5 39.5 <0.05 196,932 99.2 0.8 <0.05
Michigan 17,964,359 41.4 20.9 37.7 4,629,389 40.4 59.6 <0.05
Minnesota 20,934,073 6.0 16.0 78.1 507,574 70.1 29.9 Z
Mississippi 409,083 36.5 63.5 <0.05 179,710 64.4 26.6 9.0
Missouri 2,588,151 19.9 36.9 43.2 698,017 90.9 9.1 Z
Montana 9,575,390 9.2 2.9 87.9 3,905 98.5 1.5 Z
Nebraska 717,300 29.1 70.4 0.5 77,241 63.1 36.9 <0.05
Nevada 473,375 33.6 66.4 <0.05 91,657 100.0 0.0 <0.05
New Hampshire 799,499 57.0 43.0 <0.05 19,041 99.9 0.1 <0.05
New Jersey 2,963,454 47.8 52.2 <0.05 575,331 61.6 38.1 0.3
New Mexico 131,326 30.2 69.8 <0.05 271,475 93.2 6.8 <0.05
New York 7,765,321 82.5 17.4 <0.05 745,559 90.6 9.4 <0.05
North Carolina 2,448,589 29.1 70.9 <0.05 607,085 95.3 4.7 <0.05
North Dakota 3,747,332 40.9 47.8 11.2 8,520 93.0 6.7 0.3
Ohio 15,535,634 24.4 16.6 59.0 920,794 84.8 15.0 0.2
Oklahoma 9,411,997 1.6 3.7 94.7 257,957 91.7 8.3 <0.05
Oregon 5,083,235 17.8 82.2 <0.05 149,662 83.6 16.4 <0.05
Pennsylvania 8,992,229 38.4 33.9 27.7 774,932 73.7 26.3 <0.05
Rhode Island 185,441 68.5 31.5 Z 15,819 99.4 0.6 Z
South Carolina 1,513,087 29.5 70.3 0.2 289,478 82.1 3.0 14.9
South Dakota 502,536 51.4 48.6 <0.05 27,693 58.6 41.4 Z
Tennessee 2,856,611 23.0 77.0 <0.05 631,166 89.1 5.2 5.7
Texas 7,084,824 20.7 63.6 15.8 16,043,166 77.9 19.7 2.4
Utah 594,100 47.9 52.1 <0.05 181,778 95.2 4.8 Z
Vermont 1,531,219 71.3 28.7 <0.05 7,572 100.0 Z Z
Virginia 1,122,916 41.3 57.2 1.6 106,488 95.4 4.6 <0.05
Washington 12,910,490 21.3 20.8 57.9 103,798 82.9 17.1 Z
West Virginia 742,781 31.1 68.9 Z 224,239 8.7 91.3 Z
Wisconsin 4,098,718 29.5 69.8 0.7 762,949 95.1 4.9 <0.05
Wyoming 2,519,264 3.7 16.2 80.1 4,792 100.0 Z Z
United States, total2 236,288,157 22.6 29.1 48.3 47,644,657 74.6 23.7 1.7

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

2The 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 93.4 percent of the weight arrives by pipeline. For the category "Other" Imports from Mexico, approximately 71.2 percent of the weight is via pipeline, and approximately 28.6 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 May 2012.

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 March 23, 2012.