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Statistics of U.S. Businesses: 2005:
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 19,406 24,696 497,272 30,823,272
Firms with 0 to 4 employees (as of March 12) 11,040 11,066 17,125 1,069,178
Firms with 5 to 9 employees 2,993 3,061 19,761 882,599
Firms with 10 to 19 employees 2,275 2,385 30,599 1,430,229
Firms with 20 to 99 employees 2,288 2,861 85,381 4,414,204
Firms with 100 to 499 employees 495 1,284 66,869 4,182,392
Firms with 500 employees or more 315 4,039 277,537 18,844,670
Firms with 500 to 749 employees 57 227 17,136 1,289,621
Firms with 750 to 999 employees 38 288 13,030 904,614
Firms with 1,000 to 1,499 employees 44 394 25,432 1,979,794
Firms with 1,500 to 2,499 employees 49 419 31,718 2,130,257
Firms with 2,500 employees or more 127 2,711 190,221 12,540,384
Firms with 2,500 to 4,999 employees 45 678 46,450 2,934,526
Firms with 5,000 to 9,999 employees 35 982 64,593 3,919,922
Firms with 10,000 employees or more 47 1,051 79,178 5,685,936

 
 
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 19,406 16.0% 4.2% 1.6% 497,272 86.4% 69.3% 55.8%
link to industry detail Alabama 218 44.5% 29.8% 20.2% 7,427 D D 62.4%
link to industry detail Alaska 102 43.1% 32.4% 24.5% 6,780 97.4% 89.7% 75.5%
link to industry detail Arizona 178 30.9% 12.9% 10.1% 8,882 94.3% D D
link to industry detail Arkansas 269 23.8% 15.2% 10.8% 3,999 78.0% 65.1% 48.7%
link to industry detail California 657 29.8% 13.9% 9.3% 19,651 89.0% 72.8% 57.5%
link to industry detail Colorado 927 20.5% 10.9% 7.2% 16,191 83.8% 68.4% 53.9%
link to industry detail Connecticut 59 20.3% 11.9% 11.9% 911 70.5% D D
link to industry detail Delaware 23 13.0% 8.7% 8.7% (100-249) D D D
link to industry detail District of Columbia 5 80.0% 60.0% 60.0% (20-99) D D D
link to industry detail Florida 217 29.5% 15.2% 12.0% 5,588 89.6% 69.0% 57.9%
link to industry detail Georgia 130 39.2% 20.0% 16.2% 6,494 D 80.3% 65.7%
link to industry detail Hawaii 8 37.5% 37.5% 25.0% (100-249) D D D
link to industry detail Idaho 130 26.9% 13.8% 9.2% 2,071 78.8% 52.1% 20.0%
link to industry detail Illinois 497 18.9% 9.5% 6.4% 9,934 83.2% 68.4% 58.4%
link to industry detail Indiana 209 30.1% 16.7% 10.0% 5,591 D D D
link to industry detail Iowa 70 45.7% 24.3% 10.0% 1,942 D D D
link to industry detail Kansas 878 14.0% 5.6% 4.0% 8,004 65.1% 36.9% 23.1%
link to industry detail Kentucky 554 36.1% 11.9% 5.4% 20,198 90.3% 68.0% 47.4%
link to industry detail Louisiana 1,125 29.0% 13.3% 8.1% 44,247 92.8% 78.8% 67.1%
link to industry detail Maine 30 13.3% 10.0% 6.7% (20-99) D D D
link to industry detail Maryland 74 44.6% 23.0% 17.6% 1,999 88.3% 59.8% 51.7%
link to industry detail Massachusetts 88 35.2% 11.4% 6.8% 1,400 D D D
link to industry detail Michigan 394 19.3% 10.2% 5.6% 5,464 77.4% 56.1% 43.2%
link to industry detail Minnesota 133 21.1% 14.3% 9.0% 5,372 D 86.3% 72.4%
link to industry detail Mississippi 289 29.8% 15.6% 10.4% 4,246 82.6% 50.6% 34.6%
link to industry detail Missouri 174 30.5% 17.2% 11.5% 4,257 D D 48.1%
link to industry detail Montana 281 23.1% 14.9% 10.7% 5,552 84.6% 76.6% 54.1%
link to industry detail Nebraska 117 18.8% 12.0% 7.7% 943 58.6% 47.1% 34.8%
link to industry detail Nevada 186 31.2% 19.9% 11.8% 9,483 94.4% 87.8% 70.1%
link to industry detail New Hampshire 45 8.9% 6.7% 2.2% 326 48.8% D D
link to industry detail New Jersey 90 35.6% 21.1% 16.7% 2,305 87.9% D D
link to industry detail New Mexico 579 34.4% 16.2% 11.2% 15,516 89.4% 70.5% 57.0%
link to industry detail New York 312 18.9% 9.3% 6.1% 4,095 74.0% D D
link to industry detail North Carolina 121 30.6% 15.7% 9.9% 3,518 D D D
link to industry detail North Dakota 171 32.7% 18.7% 15.8% 4,368 89.4% 73.4% 59.7%
link to industry detail Ohio 656 20.3% 9.3% 4.3% 10,051 77.1% D D
link to industry detail Oklahoma 2,213 13.6% 5.2% 3.2% 31,155 78.7% 58.6% 45.7%
link to industry detail Oregon 129 24.0% 8.5% 7.0% (1000-2499) D D D
link to industry detail Pennsylvania 716 24.2% 7.8% 4.3% 17,451 D D D
link to industry detail Rhode Island 25 12.0% 8.0% 8.0% (100-249) D D D
link to industry detail South Carolina 55 43.6% 21.8% 18.2% 1,266 D D D
link to industry detail South Dakota 53 34.0% 20.8% 11.3% (500-999) D D D
link to industry detail Tennessee 135 37.0% 20.0% 14.8% 2,768 D D D
link to industry detail Texas 5,635 14.5% 4.5% 2.3% 126,966 85.5% 69.4% 58.1%
link to industry detail Utah 359 29.0% 17.8% 14.2% 7,753 88.3% 74.4% 67.9%
link to industry detail Vermont 48 18.8% 8.3% 6.3% (500-999) D D D
link to industry detail Virginia 231 47.6% 19.9% 11.7% 10,088 92.2% 68.0% 48.7%
link to industry detail Washington 158 27.2% 13.3% 10.1% 2,983 D D 50.6%
link to industry detail West Virginia 506 31.0% 10.9% 5.5% 23,040 92.9% 75.5% 64.3%
link to industry detail Wisconsin 150 30.0% 17.3% 10.7% 3,555 86.7% 72.4% 49.7%
link to industry detail Wyoming 725 23.7% 12.1% 9.7% 19,443 87.5% 74.7% 69.9%

 
 
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 19,406 16.0% 4.2% 1.6% 497,272 86.4% 69.3% 55.8%
link to industry detail 211 Oil and gas extraction 6,317 8.2% 2.8% 1.4% 85,562 77.3% 62.8% 49.0%
link to industry detail 212 Mining, except oil and gas 4,537 28.2% 9.0% 3.7% 196,940 91.0% 75.2% 60.5%
link to industry detail 213 Support activities for mining 8,657 16.1% 3.5% 1.4% 214,770 85.9% 66.4% 54.2%

 
 
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 6,317 8.2% 2.8% 1.4% 85,562 77.3% 62.8% 49.0%
link to state detail 211111 Crude petroleum and natural gas extraction 6,215 7.8% 2.5% 1.3% 72,350 73.5% 57.1% 42.1%
link to state detail 211112 Natural gas liquid extraction 137 47.4% 37.2% 27.0% 13,212 98.1% 94.3% 87.2%
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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 4,537 28.2% 9.0% 3.7% 196,940 91.0% 75.2% 60.5%
link to state detail 2121 Coal mining 703 47.8% 14.7% 6.1% 74,260 97.0% 84.0% 69.3%
link to state detail 212111 Bituminous coal and lignite surface mining 383 47.0% 18.3% 8.9% 33,252 D D D
link to state detail 212112 Bituminous coal underground mining 296 57.4% 19.6% 9.5% 39,699 97.9% 86.7% 73.7%
link to state detail 212113 Anthracite mining 56 28.6% 7.1% 1.8% 1,309 D D D
link to state detail 2122 Metal ore mining 233 23.2% 15.0% 9.0% 26,419 97.4% 95.2% 82.3%
link to state detail 21221 Iron ore mining 21 33.3% 19.0% 14.3% 5,109 D D 90.3%
link to state detail 21222 Gold ore and silver ore mining 130 16.2% 10.0% 3.8% 8,859 96.0% 93.5% 71.1%
link to state detail 212221 Gold ore mining 120 15.8% 9.2% 4.2% 8,231 95.9% 93.2% 76.6%
link to state detail 212222 Silver ore mining 11 27.3% 27.3% 0.0 628 96.7% 96.7% 0.0
link to state detail 21223 Copper, nickel, lead, and zinc mining 34 32.4% 29.4% 23.5% 8,941 D D 92.5%
link to state detail 212231 Lead ore and zinc ore mining 12 41.7% 41.7% 41.7% 1,371 97.2% 97.2% 97.2%
link to state detail 212234 Copper ore and nickel ore mining 23 30.4% 26.1% 17.4% 7,570 D D 91.7%
link to state detail 21229 Other metal ore mining 52 36.5% 21.2% 15.4% 3,510 96.1% 88.9% 72.9%
link to state detail 212291 Uranium-radium-vanadium ore mining 17 64.7% 23.5% 17.6% 481 D D 28.5%
link to state detail 212299 All other metal ore mining 35 22.9% 20.0% 14.3% 3,029 D D 80.0%
link to state detail 2123 Nonmetallic mineral mining and quarrying 3,615 25.0% 7.9% 3.0% 96,261 84.6% 62.8% 47.7%
link to state detail 21231 Stone mining and quarrying 1,475 30.8% 10.3% 4.3% 49,323 87.4% 65.9% 50.0%
link to state detail 212311 Dimension stone mining and quarrying 380 15.5% 4.5% 2.4% 4,321 66.1% 30.5% 10.6%
link to state detail 212312 Crushed and broken limestone mining 621 45.2% 16.9% 7.2% 28,791 91.5% 71.2% 52.5%
link to state detail 212313 Crushed and broken granite mining 130 41.5% 20.8% 13.1% 8,012 93.1% 80.2% 75.0%
link to state detail 212319 Other crushed and broken stone mining 398 28.9% 13.3% 8.0% 8,199 78.6% 51.7% 37.8%
link to state detail 21232 Sand, gravel, clay, and refractory mining 1,982 22.7% 8.2% 3.2% 35,609 78.1% 53.7% 39.0%
link to state detail 212321 Construction sand and gravel mining 1,810 21.1% 7.5% 2.7% 26,338 72.4% 45.0% 30.4%
link to state detail 212322 Industrial sand mining 88 35.2% 14.8% 12.5% 2,760 D D 67.6%
link to state detail 212324 Kaolin and ball clay mining 23 82.6% 47.8% 26.1% 2,985 98.5% 88.4% 60.7%
link to state detail 212325 Clay, ceramic, and refractory minerals mining 82 46.3% 25.6% 17.1% 3,526 D D 63.2%
link to state detail 21239 Other nonmetallic mineral mining 251 36.3% 17.1% 12.4% 11,329 93.1% 78.1% 64.8%
link to state detail 212391 Potash, soda, and borate mineral mining 14 85.7% 64.3% 50.0% 3,366 D D 80.9%
link to state detail 212392 Phosphate rock mining 12 58.3% 50.0% 50.0% 1,388 D 98.7% 98.7%
link to state detail 212393 Other chemical and fertilizer mineral mining 37 51.4% 27.0% 21.6% 1,858 D D 62.6%
link to state detail 212399 All other nonmetallic mineral mining 195 30.8% 11.8% 7.7% 4,717 D D 44.3%
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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 8,657 16.1% 3.5% 1.4% 214,770 85.9% 66.4% 54.2%
link to state detail 213111 Drilling oil and gas wells 1,833 17.7% 5.2% 2.3% 66,084 91.6% 78.1% 63.9%
link to state detail 213112 Support activities for oil and gas operations 6,183 15.3% 3.0% 1.3% 136,038 84.1% 62.9% 53.0%
link to state detail 213113 Support activities for coal mining 304 24.7% 7.2% 3.3% 6,022 75.3% 39.8% 16.1%
link to state detail 213114 Support activities for metal mining 105 21.9% 14.3% 4.8% 2,332 85.8% 75.6% 37.0%
link to state detail 213115 Support activities for nonmetallic minerals 274 23.7% 5.8% 2.2% 4,294 69.4% 28.5% 6.2%

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