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Statistics of U.S. Businesses: 2000:
Mining
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U.S. - Mining by Employment Size of Enterprise
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Employment size of enterprise Firms Estab-
lish-
ments
Paid
employees
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
All firms 18,756 23,738 456,128 22,091,246
Firms with no employees (as of March 12) 2,161 2,163 0 127,476
Firms with 1 to 4 employees 8,769 8,816 17,708 550,268
Firms with 5 to 9 employees 2,861 2,941 18,874 656,238
Firms with 10 to 19 employees 2,089 2,229 28,024 1,030,431
Firms with 20 to 99 employees 2,094 2,649 76,770 3,083,379
Firms with 100 to 499 employees 447 1,185 59,098 2,877,049
Firms with 500 employees or more 335 3,755 255,654 13,766,405
    Firms with 500 to 999 employees 100 544 29,524 1,625,625
    Firms with 1,000 to 1,499 employees 42 277 16,514 833,173
    Firms with 1,500 to 2,499 employees 58 416 26,031 1,295,553
    Firms with 2,500 employees or more 135 2,518 183,585 10,012,054
        Firms with 2,500 to 4,999 employees 50 507 44,565 2,528,577
        Firms with 5,000 to 9,999 employees 36 1,088 55,575 2,467,872
        Firms with 10,000 employees or more 49 923 83,445 5,015,605
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure

 

 

U.S. - Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction - by Year
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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
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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 18,756 15.3% 4.2% 1.8% 456,128 85.8% 69.0% 56.0%
link to industry detail Alabama 204 43.6% 23.5% 18.1% 7,286 D D 68.1%
link to industry detail Alaska 98 48.0% 31.6% 24.5% 7,742 97.7% 91.2% 77.1%
link to industry detail Arizona 172 29.1% 14.0% 9.3% 9,956 D D D
link to industry detail Arkansas 248 26.6% 14.1% 12.1% 3,161 79.8% 57.9% 46.2%
link to industry detail California 736 24.9% 12.4% 8.0% 19,654 86.7% 71.5% 57.8%
link to industry detail Colorado 879 18.1% 10.8% 7.1% 12,355 81.1% 64.8% 46.1%
link to industry detail Connecticut 63 15.9% 3.2% 3.2% 719 70.5% D D
link to industry detail Delaware 19 31.6% 31.6% 15.8% (250-499) D D D
link to industry detail District of Columbia 3 66.7% 66.7% 33.3% (1-19) D D D
link to industry detail Florida 203 27.6% 15.8% 11.3% 5,843 89.1% 74.5% 61.3%
link to industry detail Georgia 148 29.1% 19.6% 16.2% 6,598 91.6% D D
link to industry detail Hawaii 12 33.3% 25.0% 16.7% (100-249) D D D
link to industry detail Idaho 112 25.9% 17.0% 11.6% 2,367 84.3% 68.8% 39.1%
link to industry detail Illinois 493 16.2% 8.7% 5.5% 8,939 81.6% 69.5% 52.8%
link to industry detail Indiana 215 29.3% 14.9% 10.2% 5,314 D D D
link to industry detail Iowa 78 37.2% 14.1% 7.7% 1,953 D D D
link to industry detail Kansas 814 13.0% 5.3% 3.7% 6,567 59.8% 32.1% 21.9%
link to industry detail Kentucky 478 36.6% 13.2% 6.3% 20,145 92.4% 71.5% 51.8%
link to industry detail Louisiana 1,190 25.8% 11.8% 7.7% 41,141 91.6% 77.9% 66.7%
link to industry detail Maine 19 15.8% 10.5% 5.3% (20-99) D D D
link to industry detail Maryland 83 38.6% 15.7% 10.8% (1000-2499) D D D
link to industry detail Massachusetts 93 30.1% 10.8% 6.5% 1,124 68.4% D D
link to industry detail Michigan 417 20.9% 9.1% 5.8% 6,447 79.4% 57.5% 45.7%
link to industry detail Minnesota 141 17.0% 11.3% 7.8% 6,837 D D 81.6%
link to industry detail Mississippi 300 26.7% 16.0% 10.3% 3,909 79.2% 55.3% 43.5%
link to industry detail Missouri 212 30.2% 15.6% 9.9% 5,056 86.8% 67.5% 46.4%
link to industry detail Montana 256 23.4% 12.9% 9.4% 4,348 86.1% 75.0% 58.8%
link to industry detail Nebraska 112 17.9% 8.0% 6.3% 1,130 64.0% D D
link to industry detail Nevada 192 32.3% 18.8% 11.5% 10,113 94.7% 87.7% 77.7%
link to industry detail New Hampshire 42 16.7% 9.5% 4.8% 378 D D D
link to industry detail New Jersey 97 36.1% 17.5% 10.3% 2,478 D D 46.0%
link to industry detail New Mexico 506 32.4% 14.2% 10.9% 13,193 89.5% 69.8% 63.1%
link to industry detail New York 305 19.0% 10.8% 5.6% 3,717 72.0% D D
link to industry detail North Carolina 122 27.9% 15.6% 9.8% 3,414 86.6% 72.3% 60.0%
link to industry detail North Dakota 186 24.7% 12.9% 8.6% 3,907 85.5% 71.8% 55.3%
link to industry detail Ohio 651 20.3% 8.0% 4.1% 11,291 D D D
link to industry detail Oklahoma 1,971 12.2% 4.8% 3.2% 25,242 77.1% 58.5% 49.6%
link to industry detail Oregon 139 22.3% 6.5% 5.0% 2,320 D D 31.4%
link to industry detail Pennsylvania 738 23.4% 8.9% 4.9% 16,330 83.1% 59.1% 37.6%
link to industry detail Rhode Island 22 18.2% 4.5% 4.5% (100-249) D D D
link to industry detail South Carolina 51 45.1% 31.4% 27.5% 1,729 D D D
link to industry detail South Dakota 49 30.6% 26.5% 12.2% 1,215 86.6% D D
link to industry detail Tennessee 156 37.2% 18.6% 15.4% 4,335 D D 57.9%
link to industry detail Texas 5,340 13.5% 4.5% 2.5% 106,075 84.0% 67.7% 57.4%
link to industry detail Utah 258 33.7% 19.0% 15.1% 7,467 89.6% 77.0% 67.2%
link to industry detail Vermont 55 16.4% 5.5% 3.6% (500-999) D D D
link to industry detail Virginia 272 43.4% 18.4% 11.4% 10,409 90.9% 65.8% 45.2%
link to industry detail Washington 171 25.7% 12.9% 9.4% 3,081 79.2% 56.3% 41.7%
link to industry detail West Virginia 555 27.6% 9.0% 4.9% 18,505 90.2% 69.8% 54.8%
link to industry detail Wisconsin 150 31.3% 17.3% 11.3% 2,685 78.2% 59.4% 35.0%
link to industry detail Wyoming 574 25.6% 14.1% 10.3% 16,239 89.1% 77.8% 65.8%
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure

 

 

U.S. - Mining by Subsector
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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 18,756 15.3% 4.2% 1.8% 456,128 85.8% 69.0% 56.0%
link to industry detail 211 Oil & gas extraction 6,472 8.0% 2.7% 1.5% 83,012 76.9% 62.1% 50.1%
link to industry detail 212 Mining (except oil & gas) 4,761 28.4% 9.4% 4.1% 204,329 90.7% 74.8% 60.1%
link to industry detail 213 Support activities for mining 7,641 14.5% 3.2% 1.3% 168,787 84.3% 65.4% 54.0%
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure

 

 

U.S. - Mining by Industry
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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 6,472 8.0% 2.7% 1.5% 83,012 76.9% 62.1% 50.1%
link to state detail 211111     Crude petroleum & natural gas extraction 6,417 7.7% 2.5% 1.4% 73,704 74.2% 58.0% 44.9%
link to state detail 211112     Natural gas liquid extraction 84 59.5% 47.6% 40.5% 9,308 98.5% 94.1% 91.4%
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NAICS
code
Industry title
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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) 4,761 28.4% 9.4% 4.1% 204,329 90.7% 74.8% 60.1%
link to state detail 2121   Coal mining 880 42.8% 12.6% 5.5% 70,666 95.5% 80.4% 65.7%
link to state detail 212111     Bituminous coal & lignite surface mining 505 42.4% 15.8% 8.1% 31,114 D D D
link to state detail 212112     Bituminous coal underground mining 366 51.4% 16.4% 7.7% 38,644 96.7% 83.6% 71.1%
link to state detail 212113     Anthracite mining 48 25.0% 8.3% 2.1% 908 D D D
link to state detail 2122   Metal ore mining 412 18.0% 11.9% 6.8% 34,820 96.7% 94.8% 83.7%
link to state detail 21221    Iron ore mining 31 38.7% 25.8% 12.9% 7,707 99.0% 98.3% 89.6%
link to state detail 21222    Gold ore & silver ore mining 272 13.2% 8.5% 4.4% 12,278 93.9% 90.9% 76.1%
link to state detail 212221     Gold ore mining 261 13.4% 8.4% 4.6% 11,508 D D D
link to state detail 212222     Silver ore mining 13 23.1% 23.1% 7.7% 770 D D D
link to state detail 21223    Copper, nickel, lead, & zinc mining 53 30.2% 24.5% 18.9% 11,517 98.7% 98.3% 91.2%
link to state detail 212231     Lead ore & zinc ore mining 20 35.0% 30.0% 25.0% 2,074 97.4% D D
link to state detail 212234     Copper ore & nickel ore mining 34 29.4% 23.5% 17.6% 9,443 99.0% D D
link to state detail 21229    Other metal ore mining 65 27.7% 20.0% 13.8% 3,318 95.0% 89.2% 72.3%
link to state detail 212291     Uranium-radium-vanadium ore mining 18 55.6% 33.3% 22.2% 584 D D 39.7%
link to state detail 212299     All other metal ore mining 48 18.8% 16.7% 10.4% 2,734 D D 79.3%
link to state detail 2123   Nonmetallic mineral mining & quarrying 3,492 26.5% 8.8% 3.9% 98,843 85.2% 63.8% 47.8%
link to state detail 21231    Stone mining & quarrying 1,290 33.8% 12.3% 6.1% 46,849 88.1% 67.2% 50.2%
link to state detail 212311     Dimension stone mining & quarrying 224 12.1% 3.1% 1.8% 2,566 62.0% 31.8% 21.9%
link to state detail 212312     Crushed & broken limestone mining & quarrying 629 45.0% 18.6% 9.5% 28,417 90.9% 70.0% 51.0%
link to state detail 212313     Crushed & broken granite mining & quarrying 117 47.0% 25.6% 17.1% 7,327 94.7% 81.8% 71.8%
link to state detail 212319     Other crushed & broken stone mining & quarrying 379 34.0% 15.6% 9.5% 8,539 80.7% 56.0% 37.8%
link to state detail 21232    Sand, gravel, clay, ceramic & refractory minerals mng & quarrying 2,024 24.4% 8.8% 4.0% 37,883 78.4% 53.0% 37.1%
link to state detail 212321     Construction sand & gravel mining 1,843 23.2% 8.1% 3.2% 28,348 73.2% 44.1% 25.2%
link to state detail 212322     Industrial sand mining 78 33.3% 12.8% 10.3% 2,603 D D 61.0%
link to state detail 212324     Kaolin & ball clay mining 21 85.7% 57.1% 52.4% 3,366 D D 88.8%
link to state detail 212325     Clay & ceramic & refractory minerals mining 102 41.2% 25.5% 19.6% 3,566 92.0% 74.8% 65.0%
link to state detail 21239    Other nonmetallic mineral mining & quarrying 283 35.0% 19.8% 13.4% 14,111 93.6% 81.9% 68.6%
link to state detail 212391     Potash, soda, & borate mineral mining 17 64.7% 58.8% 47.1% 5,315 D D 88.8%
link to state detail 212392     Phosphate rock mining 13 84.6% 69.2% 61.5% 1,989 D D D
link to state detail 212393     Other chemical & fertilizer mineral mining 46 41.3% 19.6% 15.2% 1,992 D D D
link to state detail 212399     All other nonmetallic mineral mining 215 30.7% 16.7% 10.7% 4,815 84.3% 60.1% 38.9%
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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 7,641 14.5% 3.2% 1.3% 168,787 84.3% 65.4% 54.0%
link to state detail 213111     Drilling oil & gas wells 1,295 18.2% 5.8% 2.2% 47,197 91.3% 77.7% 63.1%
link to state detail 213112     Support activities for oil & gas operations 5,827 13.2% 2.6% 1.2% 111,731 81.7% 61.6% 53.2%
link to state detail 213113     Support activities for coal mining 261 28.4% 9.2% 4.6% 5,448 82.7% 48.8% 19.8%
link to state detail 213114     Support activities for metal mining 162 17.3% 6.8% 2.5% 2,172 82.0% 56.0% 21.6%
link to state detail 213115     Support activities for nonmetallic minerals (except fuels) 133 24.1% 7.5% 3.8% 2,239 76.2% 41.6% 20.7%
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure

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Source: Statistics of U.S. Businesses

Last modified: July 13 2011   Questions?