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2007 Commodity Flow Survey State Summary: Colorado

2007 Commodity Flow Survey State Summary: Colorado

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Summary Value Weight
Total shipments originating in Colorado $ 125,093 (millions) 153,635 (thousand tons)
Percent of total U.S. shipments 1.1 1.2

Commodity Shipments Originating in Colorado by Value

2 Digits SCTG - Commodity Desc. Percent of value
35 Electronic & other electrical equip & components & office equip 11.2
43 Mixed freight 10.4
21 Pharmaceutical products 8.0
38 Precision instruments and apparatus 5.7
40 Miscellaneous manufactured products 5.1
Other commodities 59.6
Total 100.0

Commodity Shipments Originating in Colorado by Weight

2 Digits SCTG - Commodity Desc. Percent of weight
15 Nonagglomerated bituminous coal 34.6
12 Gravel and crushed stone 14.7
31 Nonmetallic mineral products 8.6
18 Fuel oils 5.2
17 Gasoline and aviation turbine fuel 4.0
Other commodities 32.9
Total 100.0

Outbound Shipments for State of Colorado by Value and Weight

State of Destination Percent of value
Colorado 48.4
California 7.0
Texas 4.9
Illinois 3.1
Utah 2.5
Wyoming 2.2
Other states 31.9
Total 100.0

State of Destination Percent of weight
Colorado 62.4
Kentucky 5.8
Texas 3.8
Utah 3.6
Illinois 3.5
California 1.8
Other states 19.1
Total 100.0

Inbound Shipments for State of Colorado by Value and Weight

State of Origin Percent of value
Colorado 42.6
California 7.6
Texas 6.5
Tennessee 4.8
Illinois 2.9
Ohio 2.1
Other states 33.5
Total 100.0

State of Origin Percent of weight
Colorado 64.2
Wyoming 13.7
Texas 3.0
Nebraska 2.8
California 1.6
Utah 1.3
Other states 13.4
Total 100.0

Modes of Transportation for Shipments Originating in Colorado

Mode of Transportation Percent of value
Truck 68.4
Air (incl truck and air) 5.2
Rail 2.8
Water -
Pipeline 0.8
Multiple modes 21.0
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier 18.9
Other and unknown modes 1.9
Total 100.0

Mode of Transportation Percent of weight
Truck 62.9
Air (incl truck and air) Z
Rail 32.8
Water -
Pipeline 0.9
Multiple modes 2.4
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier 0.3
Other and unknown modes 1.0
Total 100.0

Domestic Distance Shipped for Commodities Originating in Colorado

Distance Shipped Percent of value
Less than 50 miles 35.0
50 to 99 miles 8.4
100 to 249 miles 7.4
250 to 499 miles 7.5
500 to 749 miles 7.4
750 to 999 miles 16.9
1,000 to 1,499 miles 10.2
1,500 to 1,999 miles 6.4
2,000 miles or more S
Total 100.0

Distance Shipped Percent of weight
Less than 50 miles 50.7
50 to 99 miles 6.3
100 to 249 miles 10.5
250 to 499 miles 3.8
500 to 749 miles 5.1
750 to 999 miles 7.1
1,000 to 1,499 miles 15.7
1,500 to 1,999 miles 0.8
2,000 miles or more S
Total 100.0

Shipment by Industry Originating in Colorado

NAICS - Industry Percent of value
212 Mining (except oil and gas) 2.6
31-33 Manufacturing 36.6
42 Wholesale trade 53.1
4541 Electronic shopping and mail-order houses 1.6
45431 Fuel dealers 0.3
4931 Warehousing and storage 4.4
5111 Newspaper, periodical, book, and directory publishers 0.4
551114 Corporate, subsidiary, and regional managing offices 1.1
Total 100.0

NAICS - Industry Percent of weight
212 Mining (except oil and gas) 49.0
31-33 Manufacturing 25.4
42 Wholesale trade 23.6
4541 Electronic shopping and mail-order houses S
45431 Fuel dealers S
4931 Warehousing and storage 1.2
5111 Newspaper, periodical, book, and directory publishers S
551114 Corporate, subsidiary, and regional managing offices 0.3
Total 100.0

* Estimate for pipelines exclude shipments of crude petroleum.
** Multiple modes inlcudes Parcel, U.S.P.S or Courier, Truck-Rail, Truck-Water, Rail-Water and Other multiple modes
- = Represents data cell equal to zero.
S = Estimate does not meet publication standards because of high sampling variability or poor response quality.
Z = Less than half the unit shown. Represents an estimate that is between zero and half the unit shown, thus, has rounded down to zero.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Census Bureau, 2007 Commodity Flow Survey data, March 2010.

Updated: Saturday, May 20, 2017