U.S. Census Bureau home page
Statistics of U.S. Businesses: 1998:
Mining
United States
By detailed employment size By year By state By industry
 
U.S. - Mining by Employment Size of Enterprise
Introductory text includes scope and methodology. Table includes only establishments with payroll. Nonemployers are shown separately. For descriptions of column headings and rows (industries), click on the appropriate underlined element in the table.
Employment size of enterprise Firms Estab-
lish-
ments
Paid
employees
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
All firms 19,831 24,659 497,849 21,941,916
Firms with no employees (as of March 12) 2,000 2,009 0 119,745
Firms with 1 to 4 employees 9,283 9,316 18,699 509,869
Firms with 5 to 9 employees 3,163 3,251 20,804 621,338
Firms with 10 to 19 employees 2,230 2,389 29,626 953,689
Firms with 20 to 99 employees 2,315 2,924 86,207 3,057,149
Firms with 100 to 499 employees 495 1,231 63,861 2,754,914
Firms with 500 employees or more 345 3,539 278,652 13,925,212
    Firms with 500 to 999 employees 100 495 29,410 1,308,959
    Firms with 1,000 to 1,499 employees 49 352 19,511 947,387
    Firms with 1,500 to 2,499 employees 54 480 37,168 1,798,617
    Firms with 2,500 employees or more 142 2,212 192,563 9,870,249
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure

 

 

U.S. - Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction - by Year
Introductory text includes scope and methodology. Table includes only establishments with payroll. Nonemployers are shown separately. For descriptions of column headings and rows (industries), click on the appropriate underlined element in the table.
More
data
Year Firms by employment size of enterprise Paid employees by employment size of enterprise
Total20 + 100 +500 + Total20 + 100 +500 +
link to 2008 detail 2008 21,288 16.5% 4.7% 1.6% 629,271 88.3% 73.1% 57.4%
link to 2007 detail 2007 20,682 18.5% 5.1% 1.7% 700,887 89.7% 74.3% 59.7%
link to 2006 detail 2006 20,583 16.3% 4.4% 1.6% 554,333 87.0% 70.3% 55.9%
link to 2005 detail 2005 19,406 16.0% 4.2% 1.6% 497,272 86.4% 69.3% 55.8%
link to 2004 detail 2004 18,605 16.0% 4.2% 1.7% 470,280 86.2% 69.0% 55.1%
link to 2003 detail 2003 18,210 15.6% 4.3% 1.7% 454,550 85.9% 69.2% 55.8%
link to 2002 detail 2002 18,475 15.6% 4.3% 1.7% 465,775 86.0% 69.5% 56.1%
link to 2001 detail 2001 19,340 15.5% 4.1% 1.7% 485,565 86.2% 69.4% 55.8%
link to 2000 detail 2000 18,756 15.3% 4.2% 1.8% 456,128 85.8% 69.0% 56.0%
link to 1999 detail 1999 18,828 15.1% 4.2% 1.8% 456,645 86.0% 69.6% 57.1%
link to 1998 detail 1998 19,831 15.9% 4.2% 1.7% 497,849 86.1% 68.8% 56.0%

 

 

Mining by State
Introductory text includes scope and methodology. Table includes only establishments with payroll. Nonemployers are shown separately. For descriptions of column headings and rows (industries), click on the appropriate underlined element in the table.
More
data
State Firms by employment size of enterprise Paid employees by employment size of enterprise
Total20 + 100 +500 + Total20 + 100 +500 +
link to industry detail United States 19,831 15.9% 4.2% 1.7% 497,849 86.1% 68.8% 56.0%
link to industry detail Alabama 228 43.9% 25.4% 17.5% 8,866 D 77.1% 69.0%
link to industry detail Alaska 113 46.0% 30.1% 23.0% 8,730 97.6% 90.0% 83.4%
link to industry detail Arizona 188 25.5% 12.2% 8.5% 13,920 D D 86.3%
link to industry detail Arkansas 260 25.4% 15.0% 10.4% (2500-4999) D D D
link to industry detail California 770 27.7% 13.8% 9.0% 21,841 88.3% 72.1% 54.8%
link to industry detail Colorado 878 18.1% 9.5% 6.3% 11,810 79.6% 60.6% 45.8%
link to industry detail Connecticut 63 19.0% 6.3% 6.3% (500-999) D D D
link to industry detail Delaware 11 27.3% 18.2% 9.1% (100-249) D D D
link to industry detail District of Columbia 3 33.3% 33.3% 33.3% (1-19) D D D
link to industry detail Florida 205 29.8% 18.0% 12.2% 8,223 D D 72.6%
link to industry detail Georgia 135 34.1% 22.2% 20.0% (5000-9999) D D D
link to industry detail Hawaii 11 45.5% 36.4% 18.2% (100-249) D D D
link to industry detail Idaho 105 25.7% 16.2% 11.4% 2,621 87.4% 75.7% 42.6%
link to industry detail Illinois 544 15.1% 7.7% 4.8% 9,391 D D D
link to industry detail Indiana 232 25.9% 14.7% 10.3% 6,314 85.6% 72.7% 57.6%
link to industry detail Iowa 74 40.5% 16.2% 4.1% (1000-2499) D D D
link to industry detail Kansas 896 13.8% 5.1% 3.5% 7,032 58.9% D D
link to industry detail Kentucky 538 38.7% 12.5% 6.5% 21,374 92.5% 67.5% 47.0%
link to industry detail Louisiana 1,268 28.0% 12.3% 7.5% 53,742 93.1% 79.9% 67.8%
link to industry detail Maine 25 16.0% 12.0% 8.0% (20-99) D D D
link to industry detail Maryland 79 38.0% 13.9% 8.9% 1,923 D D D
link to industry detail Massachusetts 84 28.6% 10.7% 6.0% (1000-2499) D D D
link to industry detail Michigan 417 20.1% 8.4% 5.5% 6,825 78.4% 55.9% 43.7%
link to industry detail Minnesota 140 17.1% 12.9% 7.9% (5000-9999) D D D
link to industry detail Mississippi 333 24.3% 13.8% 8.7% 4,320 D 53.0% 37.5%
link to industry detail Missouri 206 32.0% 16.5% 9.7% (2500-4999) D D D
link to industry detail Montana 267 23.2% 12.4% 8.6% 4,878 85.9% 74.6% 63.9%
link to industry detail Nebraska 124 14.5% 6.5% 3.2% 976 55.4% D D
link to industry detail Nevada 211 32.7% 18.5% 10.9% 12,630 95.0% 87.4% 75.7%
link to industry detail New Hampshire 35 17.1% 8.6% 0.0% (250-499) D D D
link to industry detail New Jersey 101 32.7% 13.9% 6.9% 1,969 D D D
link to industry detail New Mexico 529 33.6% 15.7% 10.4% 15,489 91.2% 73.1% 61.9%
link to industry detail New York 300 21.0% 10.3% 5.0% 3,684 74.2% D D
link to industry detail North Carolina 116 31.0% 18.1% 12.1% 3,434 86.6% 73.7% 63.5%
link to industry detail North Dakota 190 27.9% 15.3% 11.1% 4,159 83.4% 72.5% 58.4%
link to industry detail Ohio 697 19.2% 7.7% 4.3% 11,609 78.0% 56.5% 38.0%
link to industry detail Oklahoma 2,140 12.8% 4.7% 2.9% 26,534 75.9% 54.0% 43.8%
link to industry detail Oregon 130 23.1% 6.2% 4.6% (1000-2499) D D D
link to industry detail Pennsylvania 764 24.7% 8.8% 4.7% 17,820 83.6% 59.1% 36.3%
link to industry detail Rhode Island 20 15.0% 5.0% 5.0% (100-249) D D D
link to industry detail South Carolina 53 39.6% 30.2% 26.4% 1,348 D D 77.4%
link to industry detail South Dakota 47 36.2% 23.4% 10.6% (1000-2499) D D D
link to industry detail Tennessee 156 38.5% 15.4% 12.2% 4,009 D D 52.4%
link to industry detail Texas 5,745 14.2% 4.5% 2.4% 109,687 83.2% 65.3% 53.7%
link to industry detail Utah 286 30.1% 17.5% 13.3% 7,984 88.6% 73.8% 64.8%
link to industry detail Vermont 49 18.4% 8.2% 4.1% (500-999) D D D
link to industry detail Virginia 296 46.3% 14.5% 9.5% 11,799 D D 43.0%
link to industry detail Washington 168 28.0% 13.7% 10.1% (2500-4999) D D D
link to industry detail West Virginia 625 25.6% 8.2% 5.0% 21,325 89.7% 69.6% 58.4%
link to industry detail Wisconsin 135 32.6% 16.3% 9.6% 2,194 D 50.8% 26.1%
link to industry detail Wyoming 551 25.4% 14.5% 9.8% 16,257 89.7% 80.7% 72.0%
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure

 

 

U.S. - Mining by Subsector
Introductory text includes scope and methodology. Table includes only establishments with payroll. Nonemployers are shown separately. For descriptions of column headings and rows (industries), click on the appropriate underlined element in the table.
Industry
detail
NAICS
code
Industry title
(with link to definition)
Firms by employment size of enterprise Paid employees by employment size of enterprise
Total20 + 100 +500 + Total20 + 100 +500 +
  21 Mining 19,831 15.9% 4.2% 1.7% 497,849 86.1% 68.8% 56.0%
link to industry detail 211 Oil & gas extraction 6,723 8.2% 2.7% 1.5% 97,039 78.4% 65.3% 53.4%
link to industry detail 212 Mining (except oil & gas) 4,925 29.6% 9.6% 4.0% 225,309 91.4% 75.5% 62.0%
link to industry detail 213 Support activities for mining 8,299 15.1% 3.2% 1.3% 175,501 83.6% 62.2% 49.7%
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure

 

 

U.S. - Mining by Industry
Introductory text includes scope and methodology. Table includes only establishments with payroll. Nonemployers are shown separately. For descriptions of column headings and rows (industries), click on the appropriate underlined element in the table.
More
data
NAICS
code
Industry title
(with link to definition)
Firms by employment size of enterprise Paid employees by employment size of enterprise
Total20 + 100 +500 + Total20 + 100 +500 +
link to state detail 211 Oil & gas extraction 6,723 8.2% 2.7% 1.5% 97,039 78.4% 65.3% 53.4%
link to state detail 211111     Crude petroleum & natural gas extraction 6,660 7.9% 2.5% 1.4% 86,117 75.9% 61.4% 48.6%
link to state detail 211112     Natural gas liquid extraction 102 60.8% 49.0% 38.2% 10,922 98.7% 95.7% 91.1%
More
data
NAICS
code
Industry title
(with link to definition)
Firms by employment size of enterprise Paid employees by employment size of enterprise
Total20 + 100 +500 + Total20 + 100 +500 +
link to state detail 212 Mining (except oil & gas) 4,925 29.6% 9.6% 4.0% 225,309 91.4% 75.5% 62.0%
link to state detail 2121   Coal mining 1,022 42.7% 11.6% 4.7% 81,272 95.6% 79.6% 66.0%
link to state detail 212111     Bituminous coal & lignite surface mining 573 40.8% 14.8% 7.0% 34,514 D D D
link to state detail 212112     Bituminous coal underground mining 439 51.9% 14.4% 7.1% 45,705 96.8% 82.0% 71.3%
link to state detail 212113     Anthracite mining 52 26.9% 9.6% 3.8% 1,053 D D D
link to state detail 2122   Metal ore mining 411 21.9% 13.9% 8.3% 43,903 97.5% 94.4% 85.8%
link to state detail 21221    Iron ore mining 32 28.1% 18.8% 15.6% 8,052 D D 96.6%
link to state detail 21222    Gold ore & silver ore mining 257 17.5% 9.7% 4.7% 16,542 D D D
link to state detail 212221     Gold ore mining 247 17.8% 9.7% 4.9% 15,577 D D D
link to state detail 212222     Silver ore mining 12 25.0% 25.0% 16.7% 965 D D D
link to state detail 21223    Copper, nickel, lead, & zinc mining 46 39.1% 30.4% 23.9% 15,474 D 98.7% 94.0%
link to state detail 212231     Lead ore & zinc ore mining 18 38.9% 33.3% 33.3% 2,275 D 96.8% 96.8%
link to state detail 212234     Copper ore & nickel ore mining 29 41.4% 31.0% 20.7% 13,199 D 99.0% 93.5%
link to state detail 21229    Other metal ore mining 85 31.8% 23.5% 14.1% 3,835 D D D
link to state detail 212291     Uranium-radium-vanadium ore mining 24 41.7% 33.3% 20.8% 792 D D D
link to state detail 212299     All other metal ore mining 63 30.2% 22.2% 12.7% 3,043 D D 70.7%
link to state detail 2123   Nonmetallic mineral mining & quarrying 3,520 27.3% 9.1% 3.8% 100,134 85.2% 63.9% 48.2%
link to state detail 21231    Stone mining & quarrying 1,325 35.6% 12.9% 6.0% 44,564 87.2% 64.6% 46.2%
link to state detail 212311     Dimension stone mining & quarrying 199 12.1% 4.5% 2.5% 1,967 60.3% 36.7% 29.8%
link to state detail 212312     Crushed & broken limestone mining & quarrying 682 45.7% 18.2% 8.9% 27,442 89.6% 66.4% 45.7%
link to state detail 212313     Crushed & broken granite mining & quarrying 118 50.8% 24.6% 16.1% 6,668 93.8% 79.3% 66.9%
link to state detail 212319     Other crushed & broken stone mining & quarrying 384 34.6% 14.8% 8.1% 8,487 80.5% 54.0% 35.4%
link to state detail 21232    Sand, gravel, clay, ceramic & refractory minerals mng & quarrying 2,018 24.7% 9.1% 4.1% 38,484 79.0% 53.7% 37.9%
link to state detail 212321     Construction sand & gravel mining 1,843 23.5% 8.2% 3.3% 28,400 73.5% 43.4% 25.2%
link to state detail 212322     Industrial sand mining 77 36.4% 11.7% 9.1% 2,578 D D 57.1%
link to state detail 212324     Kaolin & ball clay mining 20 95.0% 65.0% 60.0% 3,840 D D 89.7%
link to state detail 212325     Clay & ceramic & refractory minerals mining 99 39.4% 28.3% 21.2% 3,666 92.3% 81.4% 68.9%
link to state detail 21239    Other nonmetallic mineral mining & quarrying 291 35.1% 20.3% 13.7% 17,086 94.2% 85.0% 76.6%
link to state detail 212391     Potash, soda, & borate mineral mining 18 66.7% 61.1% 55.6% 4,718 D D 96.2%
link to state detail 212392     Phosphate rock mining 14 71.4% 71.4% 64.3% 5,230 D D D
link to state detail 212393     Other chemical & fertilizer mineral mining 49 36.7% 18.4% 14.3% 2,181 D D D
link to state detail 212399     All other nonmetallic mineral mining 218 32.1% 17.0% 10.1% 4,957 83.4% 60.6% 43.9%
More
data
NAICS
code
Industry title
(with link to definition)
Firms by employment size of enterprise Paid employees by employment size of enterprise
Total20 + 100 +500 + Total20 + 100 +500 +
link to state detail 213 Support activities for mining 8,299 15.1% 3.2% 1.3% 175,501 83.6% 62.2% 49.7%
link to state detail 213111     Drilling oil & gas wells 1,332 21.1% 6.4% 2.7% 48,471 91.4% 74.6% 58.6%
link to state detail 213112     Support activities for oil & gas operations 6,407 13.4% 2.5% 1.1% 117,214 80.8% 58.9% 48.9%
link to state detail 213113     Support activities for coal mining 289 28.7% 8.3% 4.5% 5,763 81.3% 38.0% 12.5%
link to state detail 213114     Support activities for metal mining 162 20.4% 8.6% 3.7% 2,022 81.4% 45.9% 23.2%
link to state detail 213115     Support activities for nonmetallic minerals (except fuels) 144 20.8% 6.9% 3.5% 2,031 71.0% 39.1% 17.4%
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure

All-sector table By detailed employment size By year By state By industry Data in formats for downloading

Source: Statistics of U.S. Businesses

Last modified: July 13 2011   Questions?