U.S. Department of Commerce

Statistics of U.S. Businesses: 2003:
NAICS 21 - Mining
United States

By industry
 
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 18,210 23,599 454,550 24,657,845
Firms with no employees (as of March 12) 1,992 1,995 0 158,059
Firms with 1 to 4 employees 8,405 8,429 17,129 626,634
Firms with 5 to 9 employees 2,890 2,970 18,943 750,223
Firms with 10 to 19 employees 2,086 2,254 27,979 1,149,399
Firms with 20 to 99 employees 2,058 2,731 75,905 3,439,395
Firms with 100 to 499 employees 465 1,343 61,018 3,358,447
Firms with 500 employees or more 314 3,877 253,576 15,175,688
Firms with 500 to 749 employees 50 220 12,506 650,203
Firms with 750 to 999 employees 35 160 11,793 715,949
Firms with 1,000 to 1,499 employees 46 423 20,274 1,217,678
Firms with 1,500 to 2,499 employees 45 375 27,705 1,478,038
Firms with 2,500 employees or more 138 2,699 181,298 11,113,820
Firms with 2,500 to 4,999 employees 50 714 51,847 3,131,641
Firms with 5,000 to 9,999 employees 41 1,082 51,340 2,707,578
Firms with 10,000 employees or more 47 903 78,111 5,274,601

 
 
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 18,210 15.6% 4.3% 1.7% 454,550 85.9% 69.2% 55.8%
link to industry detail Alabama 217 47.9% 30.4% 22.1% 7,132 92.0% 73.9% 66.2%
link to industry detail Alaska 111 45.0% 31.5% 22.5% 6,916 96.9% 87.2% 66.1%
link to industry detail Arizona 159 35.2% 15.1% 11.3% 7,638 D D D
link to industry detail Arkansas 248 25.0% 15.3% 12.1% 3,323 74.5% 61.0% 47.5%
link to industry detail California 656 30.6% 15.4% 10.1% 18,148 88.5% 71.8% 59.5%
link to industry detail Colorado 855 20.1% 11.2% 6.5% 12,402 80.0% 65.1% 38.5%
link to industry detail Connecticut 57 15.8% 8.8% 8.8% 647 62.6% D D
link to industry detail Delaware 14 14.3% 14.3% 14.3% (20-99) D D D
link to industry detail District of Columbia 7 57.1% 57.1% 57.1% (1-19) D D D
link to industry detail Florida 223 30.0% 18.4% 14.3% 6,225 90.1% 77.6% 61.3%
link to industry detail Georgia 134 36.6% 19.4% 14.2% 6,450 92.7% 82.0% 75.8%
link to industry detail Hawaii 9 33.3% 22.2% 11.1% (100-249) D D D
link to industry detail Idaho 108 25.0% 15.7% 12.0% 1,566 D D 34.7%
link to industry detail Illinois 481 20.4% 9.1% 6.9% 9,561 83.8% 66.1% 60.2%
link to industry detail Indiana 220 33.2% 19.5% 11.8% 5,497 D D D
link to industry detail Iowa 80 40.0% 20.0% 7.5% 1,775 D D D
link to industry detail Kansas 799 13.9% 6.1% 4.0% 6,968 62.0% 38.0% 25.3%
link to industry detail Kentucky 515 34.6% 11.5% 5.6% 17,768 90.6% 66.8% 49.9%
link to industry detail Louisiana 1,136 28.3% 13.7% 7.8% 43,262 91.9% 79.1% 66.2%
link to industry detail Maine 30 16.7% 10.0% 6.7% (20-99) D D D
link to industry detail Maryland 74 45.9% 21.6% 17.6% 1,812 D D 48.8%
link to industry detail Massachusetts 94 29.8% 11.7% 7.4% 1,331 D D D
link to industry detail Michigan 390 21.3% 10.0% 6.4% 5,482 81.3% 57.6% 50.0%
link to industry detail Minnesota 140 19.3% 12.1% 8.6% 5,207 91.9% D 75.3%
link to industry detail Mississippi 298 27.2% 16.1% 10.1% (2500-4999) D D D
link to industry detail Missouri 195 30.3% 16.9% 10.8% 3,984 D D 35.8%
link to industry detail Montana 255 23.5% 14.1% 9.4% 4,486 85.3% 75.4% 62.0%
link to industry detail Nebraska 113 18.6% 10.6% 7.1% 829 56.0% 42.3% 28.6%
link to industry detail Nevada 171 30.4% 19.9% 14.0% 8,186 93.5% 85.9% 80.2%
link to industry detail New Hampshire 40 20.0% 15.0% 10.0% 395 D D D
link to industry detail New Jersey 90 36.7% 23.3% 15.6% 2,156 D D D
link to industry detail New Mexico 538 35.3% 16.2% 10.8% 13,511 89.7% 68.1% 55.8%
link to industry detail New York 310 19.7% 11.0% 5.5% 3,695 73.0% D D
link to industry detail North Carolina 114 34.2% 19.3% 14.9% 3,512 D 72.3% 58.6%
link to industry detail North Dakota 158 30.4% 19.0% 12.7% 4,175 88.1% 76.3% 58.1%
link to industry detail Ohio 624 20.8% 10.1% 5.1% 9,442 76.0% 56.1% 25.7%
link to industry detail Oklahoma 2,037 13.8% 5.3% 3.2% 26,823 78.0% 57.4% 46.7%
link to industry detail Oregon 128 25.0% 9.4% 6.3% 1,595 69.0% 34.5% 29.3%
link to industry detail Pennsylvania 725 23.6% 9.1% 4.3% 18,007 D D D
link to industry detail Rhode Island 22 13.6% 4.5% 4.5% (100-249) D D D
link to industry detail South Carolina 55 43.6% 20.0% 16.4% 1,436 D D D
link to industry detail South Dakota 55 34.5% 21.8% 7.3% 1,003 D D D
link to industry detail Tennessee 139 40.3% 21.6% 15.1% 2,986 D D 44.5%
link to industry detail Texas 5,187 14.4% 4.8% 2.4% 115,092 85.2% 70.3% 59.0%
link to industry detail Utah 292 33.9% 18.8% 13.7% 6,846 D D 61.1%
link to industry detail Vermont 51 17.6% 7.8% 5.9% (500-999) D D D
link to industry detail Virginia 245 46.5% 17.1% 11.0% 9,954 91.0% 64.5% 52.1%
link to industry detail Washington 159 22.6% 11.9% 8.2% 2,647 76.5% D 48.9%
link to industry detail West Virginia 514 27.8% 10.7% 5.4% 20,283 91.5% 76.5% 62.5%
link to industry detail Wisconsin 153 26.8% 16.3% 11.1% 2,656 D D 40.8%
link to industry detail Wyoming 675 24.1% 13.3% 9.5% 16,824 86.7% 73.7% 62.8%

 
 
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 18,210 15.6% 4.3% 1.7% 454,550 85.9% 69.2% 55.8%
link to industry detail 211 Oil and gas extraction 6,273 8.3% 2.9% 1.4% 83,447 77.6% 63.8% 48.3%
link to industry detail 212 Mining, except oil and gas 4,485 27.7% 9.2% 3.9% 184,423 90.6% 74.4% 60.4%
link to industry detail 213 Support activities for mining 7,571 15.6% 3.5% 1.4% 186,680 85.0% 66.5% 54.6%

 
 
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 and gas extraction 6,273 8.3% 2.9% 1.4% 83,447 77.6% 63.8% 48.3%
link to state detail 211111 Crude petroleum and natural gas extraction 6,170 7.9% 2.7% 1.3% 70,534 73.8% 58.3% 41.2%
link to state detail 211112 Natural gas liquid extraction 135 47.4% 37.0% 26.7% 12,913 98.4% 93.6% 86.8%
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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 212 Mining, except oil and gas 4,485 27.7% 9.2% 3.9% 184,423 90.6% 74.4% 60.4%
link to state detail 2121 Coal mining 731 44.2% 13.4% 5.6% 68,685 96.5% 82.4% 67.0%
link to state detail 212111 Bituminous coal and lignite surface mining 393 47.1% 17.8% 8.9% 32,011 96.1% 80.7% 63.6%
link to state detail 212112 Bituminous coal underground mining 312 52.2% 17.6% 8.7% 35,945 D D 71.4%
link to state detail 212113 Anthracite mining 59 11.9% 3.4% 0.0 729 D D 0.0
link to state detail 2122 Metal ore mining 239 21.3% 13.8% 8.4% 24,863 97.4% 95.0% 82.6%
link to state detail 21221 Iron ore mining 21 42.9% 19.0% 14.3% 5,537 D D 89.1%
link to state detail 21222 Gold ore and silver ore mining 141 13.5% 9.2% 4.3% 8,432 95.6% 93.2% 73.8%
link to state detail 212221 Gold ore mining 130 13.8% 9.2% 4.6% (5000-9999) D D D
link to state detail 212222 Silver ore mining 13 23.1% 23.1% 15.4% (500-999) D D D
link to state detail 21223 Copper, nickel, lead, and zinc mining 30 30.0% 26.7% 20.0% 7,568 D D 90.1%
link to state detail 212231 Lead ore and zinc ore mining 11 45.5% 45.5% 27.3% 1,407 D D D
link to state detail 212234 Copper ore and nickel ore mining 20 25.0% 20.0% 20.0% 6,161 D D D
link to state detail 21229 Other metal ore mining 51 35.3% 21.6% 15.7% 3,326 D D 76.9%
link to state detail 212291 Uranium-radium-vanadium ore mining 15 53.3% 20.0% 20.0% 319 88.4% 25.1% 25.1%
link to state detail 212299 All other metal ore mining 36 27.8% 22.2% 13.9% 3,007 D D 82.4%
link to state detail 2123 Nonmetallic mineral mining and quarrying 3,528 25.0% 8.3% 3.5% 90,875 84.3% 62.8% 49.3%
link to state detail 21231 Stone mining and quarrying 1,365 31.7% 11.1% 4.9% 44,582 87.0% 65.5% 50.5%
link to state detail 212311 Dimension stone mining and quarrying 278 14.4% 4.3% 2.9% 2,807 55.7% 21.2% 9.3%
link to state detail 212312 Crushed and broken limestone mining 638 44.8% 17.4% 7.7% 27,552 90.7% 69.6% 51.5%
link to state detail 212313 Crushed and broken granite mining 122 41.0% 23.0% 14.8% 7,095 93.5% 81.2% 75.4%
link to state detail 212319 Other crushed and broken stone mining 384 29.7% 14.1% 8.9% 7,128 78.8% 51.6% 38.3%
link to state detail 21232 Sand, gravel, clay, and refractory mining 1,998 22.6% 8.4% 3.9% 34,285 77.5% 53.0% 39.9%
link to state detail 212321 Construction sand and gravel mining 1,821 21.3% 7.6% 3.1% 25,056 71.4% 43.3% 28.5%
link to state detail 212322 Industrial sand mining 82 32.9% 13.4% 12.2% 2,689 D D 69.8%
link to state detail 212324 Kaolin and ball clay mining 25 72.0% 40.0% 28.0% 3,076 D D 80.3%
link to state detail 212325 Clay, ceramic, and refractory minerals mining 90 43.3% 27.8% 21.1% 3,464 93.0% 76.1% 63.0%
link to state detail 21239 Other nonmetallic mineral mining 266 35.3% 18.0% 13.2% 12,008 93.6% 80.6% 71.4%
link to state detail 212391 Potash, soda, and borate mineral mining 18 77.8% 55.6% 44.4% 3,347 D D 91.1%
link to state detail 212392 Phosphate rock mining 13 53.8% 53.8% 46.2% 2,434 D D 99.2%
link to state detail 212393 Other chemical and fertilizer mineral mining 33 51.5% 27.3% 18.2% 1,813 D D 65.8%
link to state detail 212399 All other nonmetallic mineral mining 209 30.1% 13.9% 9.6% 4,414 84.5% 60.2% 43.6%
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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 7,571 15.6% 3.5% 1.4% 186,680 85.0% 66.5% 54.6%
link to state detail 213111 Drilling oil and gas wells 1,598 18.2% 5.8% 2.2% 58,590 91.2% 77.9% 61.3%
link to state detail 213112 Support activities for oil and gas operations 5,389 14.5% 2.9% 1.3% 116,907 82.8% 63.2% 53.8%
link to state detail 213113 Support activities for coal mining 276 25.7% 7.6% 5.4% 4,957 D D 29.5%
link to state detail 213114 Support activities for metal mining 79 26.6% 12.7% 5.1% 2,296 D D D
link to state detail 213115 Support activities for nonmetallic minerals 265 20.0% 4.5% 1.5% 3,930 63.4% D D

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Source:
Statistics of U.S. Businesses

Last modified: July 13, 2011   Questions?