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Table 3: Weight of Outbound Commodity Flows by State of Origin: 2012

Tuesday, June 7, 2016
State of Origin Weight of shipments 90 percent confidence intervals
Of tonnage (in thousand) Of Percent Share
Tons (Thousand) Percent share of U.S. total 90 percent (lower bound) 90 percent (upper bound) 90 percent (lower bound) 90 percent (upper bound)
United States 11,299,409 100.0 10,926,596 11,672,222
Alabama 191,500 1.7 165,875 217,125 1.5 1.9
Alaska 23,958 0.2 16,976 30,940 0.1 0.3
Arizona 117,119 1.0 95,865 138,373 0.8 1.2
Arkansas 121,430 1.1 104,513 138,347 1.0 1.2
California 718,345 6.4 674,894 761,796 6.0 6.8
Colorado 169,335 1.5 143,884 194,786 1.3 1.7
Connecticut 179,846 1.6 106,662 253,030 1.0 2.2
Delaware 25,537 0.2 15,894 35,180 0.1 0.3
District of Columbia 3,049 0.0 1,529 4,569 0.0 0.0
Florida 414,015 3.7 304,735 523,295 2.7 4.7
Georgia 272,760 2.4 211,265 334,255 1.8 3.0
Hawaii 25,730 0.2 16,580 34,880 0.1 0.3
Idaho 44,001 0.4 32,548 55,454 0.3 0.5
Illinois 606,874 5.4 554,591 659,157 4.9 5.9
Indiana 324,668 2.9 291,342 357,994 2.6 3.2
Iowa 263,357 2.3 223,289 303,425 2.0 2.6
Kansas 193,929 1.7 140,609 247,249 1.2 2.2
Kentucky 285,812 2.5 186,273 385,351 1.6 3.4
Louisiana 438,166 3.9 364,276 512,056 3.3 4.5
Maine 44,888 0.4 30,983 58,793 0.3 0.5
Maryland 101,222 0.9 88,605 113,839 0.8 1.0
Massachusetts 109,368 1.0 59,250 159,486 0.6 1.4
Michigan 258,965 2.3 228,110 289,820 2.0 2.6
Minnesota 291,694 2.6 228,067 355,321 2.0 3.2
Mississippi 119,048 1.1 63,622 174,474 0.6 1.6
Missouri 197,077 1.7 174,680 219,474 1.5 1.9
Montana 90,511 0.8 59,321 121,701 0.5 1.1
Nebraska 146,474 1.3 102,442 190,506 0.9 1.7
Nevada 40,254 0.4 24,611 55,897 0.3 0.5
New Hampshire 26,554 0.2 17,209 35,899 0.1 0.3
New Jersey 219,863 1.9 171,100 268,626 1.5 2.3
New Mexico 48,681 0.4 22,357 75,005 0.2 0.6
New York 317,630 2.8 281,533 353,727 2.4 3.2
North Carolina 220,669 2.0 195,592 245,746 1.8 2.2
North Dakota 88,071 0.8 59,496 116,646 0.5 1.1
Ohio 449,851 4.0 399,552 500,150 3.6 4.4
Oklahoma 217,905 1.9 154,797 281,013 1.3 2.5
Oregon 106,742 0.9 76,611 136,873 0.7 1.1
Pennsylvania 418,478 3.7 364,784 472,172 3.2 4.2
Rhode Island 26,719 0.2 17,462 35,976 0.1 0.3
South Carolina 99,936 0.9 88,212 111,660 0.8 1.0
South Dakota 70,357 0.6 55,655 85,059 0.5 0.7
Tennessee 187,514 1.7 156,580 218,448 1.4 2.0
Texas 1,686,264 14.9 1,451,354 1,921,174 13.1 16.7
Utah 89,129 0.8 64,460 113,798 0.6 1.0
Vermont 17,862 0.2 9,546 26,178 0.1 0.3
Virginia 173,461 1.5 160,108 186,814 1.4 1.6
Washington 183,138 1.6 145,877 220,399 1.2 2.0
West Virginia 174,741 1.5 131,180 218,302 1.1 1.9
Wisconsin 234,984 2.1 185,020 284,948 1.6 2.6
Wyoming 421,925 3.7 270,341 573,509 2.4 5.0

NOTES: The appendices provide information on confidentially protection, sampling error, nonsampling error, sample design, and definitions. Links to this information on the Internet may be found at http://www.bts.gov/publications/commodity_flow_survey.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Census Bureau, 2012 Economic Census: Transportation Commodity Flow Survey, December 2014.