Table 3-11: U.S. Surface Merchandise Imports from Canada and Mexico: 2012

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(Short Tons)

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 1,042,506 25.3 74.7 <0.05 238,408 88.1 11.9 <0.05
Alaska 128,053 76.9 22.8 0.2 3,468 25.8 74.2 Z
Arizona 633,870 28.2 71.7 <0.05 3,603,175 89.0 10.2 0.7
Arkansas 518,863 33.6 64.6 1.8 208,694 84.3 15.7 <0.05
California 7,062,065 26.7 70.6 2.7 7,044,064 90.3 6.8 2.9
Colorado 7,146,769 3.4 6.2 90.4 152,052 77.8 22.2 <0.05
Connecticut 844,797 60.3 38.7 1.0 285,495 56.9 43.1 <0.05
Delaware 559,696 17.4 64.9 17.8 45,757 97.4 2.6 <0.05
District of Columbia 12,138 99.0 1.0 Z 17,688 100.0 0.0 Z
Florida 1,802,267 26.9 73.0 0.1 665,427 66.5 33.4 <0.05
Georgia 2,051,679 41.9 58.1 <0.05 920,772 93.7 6.3 <0.05
Hawaii 16,745 99.8 0.2 Z 1,066 100.0 0.0 Z
Idaho 1,824,280 23.5 76.5 Z 29,343 95.9 4.1 Z
Illinois 59,150,319 4.3 9.0 86.7 3,836,305 35.5 64.4 0.1
Indiana 5,546,521 32.7 67.2 0.2 676,737 83.8 16.2 <0.05
Iowa 2,715,297 20.0 80.0 <0.05 298,485 96.8 3.2 0.1
Kansas 538,998 43.6 50.3 6.1 99,513 74.9 25.1 <0.05
Kentucky 1,785,540 44.6 55.4 <0.05 613,322 84.4 15.6 <0.05
Louisiana 1,700,882 5.7 93.3 1.0 199,310 28.7 71.2 <0.05
Maine 2,519,285 47.2 35.2 17.7 9,063 98.8 1.2 Z
Maryland 933,531 44.8 54.2 1.0 176,467 66.7 33.3 Z
Massachusetts 2,797,632 58.0 42.0 <0.05 198,901 98.2 1.8 <0.05
Michigan 19,768,636 40.1 19.9 40.0 4,978,871 40.5 59.5 <0.05
Minnesota 22,650,828 5.5 16.2 78.4 402,599 74.9 25.1 Z
Mississippi 521,163 26.4 73.6 <0.05 343,642 89.4 6.7 3.9
Missouri 2,005,893 27.0 49.7 23.4 661,689 88.3 11.7 Z
Montana 9,635,456 10.1 3.3 86.6 4,141 100.0 0.0 Z
Nebraska 772,584 31.4 67.7 0.9 48,913 90.5 9.5 <0.05
Nevada 489,418 31.3 68.7 <0.05 87,172 100.0 0.0 Z
New Hampshire 716,655 62.5 37.5 <0.05 22,945 99.5 0.5 Z
New Jersey 2,961,402 46.9 52.5 0.6 525,989 78.5 21.2 0.3
New Mexico 240,656 13.6 86.4 Z 342,306 82.8 17.2 <0.05
New York 8,137,767 77.7 22.3 <0.05 615,180 90.4 9.6 <0.05
North Carolina 2,292,358 31.2 68.8 <0.05 658,602 94.8 5.2 <0.05
North Dakota 3,987,574 44.9 48.9 6.2 14,460 96.8 3.0 0.2
Ohio 14,965,586 26.0 17.2 56.8 993,952 82.3 17.5 0.2
Oklahoma 8,624,017 1.8 4.4 93.8 254,763 94.9 5.1 Z
Oregon 3,928,220 22.2 77.8 <0.05 178,769 76.4 23.6 <0.05
Pennsylvania 8,350,614 39.4 31.3 29.4 748,689 70.6 29.4 <0.05
Rhode Island 176,311 64.4 35.6 Z 16,655 99.8 0.2 Z
South Carolina 1,439,283 30.3 69.4 0.2 344,337 83.4 4.6 12.0
South Dakota 521,878 48.7 41.1 10.2 25,615 60.6 39.4 Z
Tennessee 2,688,879 25.0 75.0 <0.05 766,656 92.0 4.3 3.7
Texas 8,293,334 17.4 64.3 18.4 15,873,347 83.0 14.9 2.2
Utah 835,541 40.5 44.3 15.2 180,623 95.4 4.6 Z
Vermont 1,568,523 72.9 27.1 <0.05 8,527 99.1 0.9 Z
Virginia 1,216,231 39.8 52.4 7.9 71,873 94.5 5.4 <0.05
Washington 13,002,044 22.1 21.8 56.1 119,220 79.7 20.3 <0.05
West Virginia 768,524 27.2 72.8 <0.05 169,030 10.5 89.5 Z
Wisconsin 5,166,234 24.2 56.2 19.6 817,448 93.3 6.5 0.2
Wyoming 2,521,471 3.5 16.8 79.7 5,429 100.0 0.0 Z
United States, total2 249,624,076 21.6 28.5 49.9 48,606,197 76.4 22.2 1.4

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 89.6 percent of the weight arrives by pipeline. For the category "Other" Imports from Mexico, approximately 72.8 percent of the weight is via pipeline, and approximately 26.9 percent of the weight arrives by Foreign Trade Zones.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, Transborder Freight Data available at transborder.bts.gov/programs/international/transborder as of May 2013.