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Statistics of U.S. Businesses: 2004:
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 18,605 23,842 470,280 26,749,492
Firms with no employees (as of March 12) 2,135 2,138 0 171,613
Firms with 1 to 4 employees 8,490 8,519 17,309 658,048
Firms with 5 to 9 employees 2,886 2,968 19,044 797,296
Firms with 10 to 19 employees 2,120 2,254 28,397 1,214,543
Firms with 20 to 99 employees 2,184 2,802 80,963 3,900,406
Firms with 100 to 499 employees 475 1,328 65,411 3,668,915
Firms with 500 employees or more 315 3,833 259,156 16,338,671
Firms with 500 to 749 employees 55 203 13,994 877,727
Firms with 750 to 999 employees 41 225 14,242 1,078,995
Firms with 1,000 to 1,499 employees 45 465 19,916 1,195,104
Firms with 1,500 to 2,499 employees 48 448 34,992 2,059,283
Firms with 2,500 employees or more 126 2,492 176,012 11,127,562
Firms with 2,500 to 4,999 employees 43 421 33,769 2,081,477
Firms with 5,000 to 9,999 employees 41 1,189 63,805 3,492,436
Firms with 10,000 employees or more 42 882 78,438 5,553,649

 
 
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 18,605 16.0% 4.2% 1.7% 470,280 86.2% 69.0% 55.1%
link to industry detail Alabama 216 44.9% 29.2% 20.8% 6,670 90.5% 70.3% 63.3%
link to industry detail Alaska 110 45.5% 33.6% 26.4% 7,058 97.4% 88.1% 72.8%
link to industry detail Arizona 178 33.1% 13.5% 10.1% 8,037 D D D
link to industry detail Arkansas 258 25.2% 14.7% 10.9% 3,706 75.4% 61.2% 46.9%
link to industry detail California 654 28.7% 14.2% 9.5% 18,779 88.1% 71.8% 61.1%
link to industry detail Colorado 871 20.7% 11.4% 7.3% 13,572 D D D
link to industry detail Connecticut 64 20.3% 10.9% 10.9% 867 72.2% D D
link to industry detail Delaware 27 3.7% 3.7% 3.7% (20-99) D D D
link to industry detail District of Columbia 6 50.0% 50.0% 50.0% (20-99) D D D
link to industry detail Florida 222 27.9% 15.3% 12.6% 6,211 90.2% 75.4% 63.9%
link to industry detail Georgia 135 39.3% 20.7% 16.3% 6,448 93.4% 81.7% 74.3%
link to industry detail Hawaii 8 37.5% 25.0% 12.5% 125 D D D
link to industry detail Idaho 119 26.9% 14.3% 10.9% (1000-2499) D D D
link to industry detail Illinois 489 19.4% 9.0% 6.1% 9,136 83.1% 66.5% 56.2%
link to industry detail Indiana 219 33.3% 18.3% 9.6% 5,652 D D D
link to industry detail Iowa 75 45.3% 22.7% 12.0% 1,947 D D D
link to industry detail Kansas 819 14.9% 6.1% 3.9% 7,744 65.6% 39.2% 22.2%
link to industry detail Kentucky 523 35.2% 12.0% 5.4% 18,134 90.7% 66.8% 47.6%
link to industry detail Louisiana 1,114 29.1% 13.5% 7.9% 42,210 92.1% 77.9% 65.9%
link to industry detail Maine 26 19.2% 11.5% 7.7% (100-249) D D D
link to industry detail Maryland 71 49.3% 22.5% 18.3% 1,798 88.7% 56.1% 49.3%
link to industry detail Massachusetts 89 33.7% 12.4% 7.9% 1,389 72.3% D D
link to industry detail Michigan 394 20.6% 9.9% 5.6% 5,478 79.4% 56.3% 43.7%
link to industry detail Minnesota 131 22.9% 13.7% 9.2% 5,061 92.8% D 77.0%
link to industry detail Mississippi 284 27.1% 14.8% 9.5% 3,840 78.5% 51.3% 37.7%
link to industry detail Missouri 185 31.9% 17.3% 11.4% 3,841 D D 38.5%
link to industry detail Montana 272 22.4% 13.6% 9.2% 4,978 85.9% 76.6% 56.7%
link to industry detail Nebraska 122 18.9% 10.7% 6.6% (500-999) D D D
link to industry detail Nevada 168 35.1% 20.8% 13.1% 9,256 94.6% 87.9% 71.5%
link to industry detail New Hampshire 43 11.6% 9.3% 4.7% (250-499) D D D
link to industry detail New Jersey 90 37.8% 23.3% 15.6% 2,473 D D D
link to industry detail New Mexico 556 34.0% 17.1% 10.8% 15,508 89.9% 72.5% 52.6%
link to industry detail New York 318 21.4% 10.1% 6.0% 4,046 75.8% D D
link to industry detail North Carolina 119 30.3% 16.8% 10.9% 3,358 85.6% 72.2% 54.0%
link to industry detail North Dakota 159 31.4% 18.2% 13.8% 4,055 88.5% 74.2% 56.7%
link to industry detail Ohio 627 20.4% 9.1% 4.6% 9,601 76.1% 54.6% 24.9%
link to industry detail Oklahoma 2,083 13.7% 5.5% 3.1% 28,089 77.8% 57.8% 45.7%
link to industry detail Oregon 130 24.6% 8.5% 6.2% (1000-2499) D D D
link to industry detail Pennsylvania 701 24.1% 8.7% 4.3% 19,282 86.3% 64.3% 47.9%
link to industry detail Rhode Island 25 12.0% 4.0% 4.0% (100-249) D D D
link to industry detail South Carolina 55 50.9% 21.8% 16.4% 1,305 D D D
link to industry detail South Dakota 53 35.8% 20.8% 9.4% 981 D D 21.4%
link to industry detail Tennessee 139 35.3% 20.1% 14.4% 2,746 D D 41.7%
link to industry detail Texas 5,360 14.6% 4.7% 2.4% 119,608 85.4% 69.9% 58.6%
link to industry detail Utah 309 32.4% 19.4% 14.6% 6,578 86.6% 71.1% 58.7%
link to industry detail Vermont 55 16.4% 7.3% 5.5% (500-999) D D D
link to industry detail Virginia 237 48.5% 18.1% 10.5% 10,101 91.9% 64.0% 44.4%
link to industry detail Washington 156 24.4% 12.8% 9.6% 2,822 78.0% D 53.0%
link to industry detail West Virginia 499 28.9% 11.0% 5.2% 20,505 91.4% 74.4% 58.8%
link to industry detail Wisconsin 147 30.6% 17.0% 11.6% 3,508 D D 52.3%
link to industry detail Wyoming 695 24.2% 13.1% 9.8% 17,976 87.5% 74.1% 63.6%

 
 
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 18,605 16.0% 4.2% 1.7% 470,280 86.2% 69.0% 55.1%
link to industry detail 211 Oil and gas extraction 6,288 8.3% 2.8% 1.5% 82,879 77.1% 62.9% 49.2%
link to industry detail 212 Mining, except oil and gas 4,487 28.3% 9.1% 3.9% 189,747 90.9% 74.5% 59.6%
link to industry detail 213 Support activities for mining 7,946 16.2% 3.5% 1.3% 197,654 85.6% 66.3% 53.3%

 
 
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 6,288 8.3% 2.8% 1.5% 82,879 77.1% 62.9% 49.2%
link to state detail 211111 Crude petroleum and natural gas extraction 6,187 7.9% 2.6% 1.4% 69,723 73.1% 57.0% 42.1%
link to state detail 211112 Natural gas liquid extraction 136 50.0% 39.7% 27.9% 13,156 98.3% 94.4% 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 4,487 28.3% 9.1% 3.9% 189,747 90.9% 74.5% 59.6%
link to state detail 2121 Coal mining 688 46.2% 14.0% 6.0% 69,855 96.7% 82.8% 67.4%
link to state detail 212111 Bituminous coal and lignite surface mining 370 47.0% 17.6% 8.4% 31,161 D D D
link to state detail 212112 Bituminous coal underground mining 288 54.5% 18.1% 9.4% 37,622 97.7% 86.0% 73.5%
link to state detail 212113 Anthracite mining 61 24.6% 4.9% 1.6% 1,072 D D D
link to state detail 2122 Metal ore mining 229 23.6% 15.3% 9.6% 25,566 97.8% 95.5% 82.2%
link to state detail 21221 Iron ore mining 19 36.8% 21.1% 15.8% 5,021 D D 94.5%
link to state detail 21222 Gold ore and silver ore mining 137 16.8% 10.2% 4.4% 8,842 96.7% 93.9% 69.4%
link to state detail 212221 Gold ore mining 128 17.2% 10.2% 4.7% (5000-9999) D D D
link to state detail 212222 Silver ore mining 10 20.0% 20.0% 10.0% (500-999) D D D
link to state detail 21223 Copper, nickel, lead, and zinc mining 31 41.9% 32.3% 25.8% 8,334 99.1% D 90.6%
link to state detail 212231 Lead ore and zinc ore mining 13 46.2% 38.5% 38.5% 1,381 D 95.2% 95.2%
link to state detail 212234 Copper ore and nickel ore mining 19 42.1% 31.6% 21.1% 6,953 D D 89.6%
link to state detail 21229 Other metal ore mining 46 32.6% 21.7% 17.4% 3,369 D D 76.5%
link to state detail 212291 Uranium-radium-vanadium ore mining 15 53.3% 20.0% 20.0% 323 D 26.6% 26.6%
link to state detail 212299 All other metal ore mining 31 22.6% 22.6% 16.1% 3,046 D D 81.8%
link to state detail 2123 Nonmetallic mineral mining and quarrying 3,583 25.3% 8.0% 3.4% 94,326 84.7% 62.6% 47.7%
link to state detail 21231 Stone mining and quarrying 1,415 32.2% 10.9% 4.9% 46,624 87.7% 65.4% 49.0%
link to state detail 212311 Dimension stone mining and quarrying 309 17.2% 5.8% 2.9% 3,608 68.4% 37.6% 12.4%
link to state detail 212312 Crushed and broken limestone mining 634 45.3% 16.7% 7.9% 28,176 91.2% 69.7% 51.1%
link to state detail 212313 Crushed and broken granite mining 127 44.1% 22.0% 14.2% 7,286 93.5% 79.2% 73.3%
link to state detail 212319 Other crushed and broken stone mining 403 29.0% 13.6% 8.4% 7,554 78.2% 49.5% 35.3%
link to state detail 21232 Sand, gravel, clay, and refractory mining 2,001 22.5% 8.1% 3.6% 34,601 77.0% 52.0% 38.9%
link to state detail 212321 Construction sand and gravel mining 1,837 21.0% 7.3% 2.9% 25,305 70.5% 42.3% 27.5%
link to state detail 212322 Industrial sand mining 80 33.8% 15.0% 13.8% 2,675 D D 68.7%
link to state detail 212324 Kaolin and ball clay mining 24 79.2% 45.8% 33.3% 3,066 D D 79.1%
link to state detail 212325 Clay, ceramic, and refractory minerals mining 80 48.8% 27.5% 20.0% 3,555 D D 62.7%
link to state detail 21239 Other nonmetallic mineral mining 264 36.7% 17.0% 12.5% 13,101 94.5% 80.7% 66.3%
link to state detail 212391 Potash, soda, and borate mineral mining 18 88.9% 55.6% 44.4% 4,023 D D 71.5%
link to state detail 212392 Phosphate rock mining 12 58.3% 50.0% 50.0% 2,779 D D D
link to state detail 212393 Other chemical and fertilizer mineral mining 35 51.4% 28.6% 22.9% 1,856 D D D
link to state detail 212399 All other nonmetallic mineral mining 206 30.6% 11.7% 7.8% 4,443 85.7% 58.2% 41.1%
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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 7,946 16.2% 3.5% 1.3% 197,654 85.6% 66.3% 53.3%
link to state detail 213111 Drilling oil and gas wells 1,659 17.7% 5.6% 2.4% 61,299 91.2% 77.9% 61.9%
link to state detail 213112 Support activities for oil and gas operations 5,685 15.3% 3.1% 1.2% 124,744 83.6% 63.1% 52.7%
link to state detail 213113 Support activities for coal mining 300 24.7% 6.0% 3.3% 5,491 79.5% 36.2% 7.4%
link to state detail 213114 Support activities for metal mining 86 26.7% 16.3% 5.8% 2,245 88.7% 74.7% 47.8%
link to state detail 213115 Support activities for nonmetallic minerals 261 24.9% 5.7% 1.9% 3,875 68.3% 26.8% 4.4%

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