U.S. Department of Commerce

Statistics of U.S. Businesses: 2006:
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 20,583 26,248 554,333 37,489,095
Firms with 0 to 4 employees (as of March 12) 11,554 11,585 17,836 1,258,029
Firms with 5 to 9 employees 3,252 3,309 21,361 1,042,917
Firms with 10 to 19 employees 2,427 2,520 32,689 1,688,568
Firms with 20 to 99 employees 2,445 3,042 92,614 5,184,131
Firms with 100 to 499 employees 571 1,422 80,038 5,138,294
Firms with 500 employees or more 334 4,370 309,795 23,177,156
Firms with 500 to 749 employees 59 248 18,531 1,411,380
Firms with 750 to 999 employees 35 176 14,336 1,025,499
Firms with 1,000 to 1,499 employees 60 523 32,707 2,453,044
Firms with 1,500 to 2,499 employees 50 401 37,647 2,624,864
Firms with 2,500 employees or more 130 3,022 206,574 15,662,369
Firms with 2,500 to 4,999 employees 46 698 51,010 3,774,935
Firms with 5,000 to 9,999 employees 34 1,023 57,244 4,207,619
Firms with 10,000 employees or more 50 1,301 98,320 7,679,815

 
 
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 20,583 16.3% 4.4% 1.6% 554,333 87.0% 70.3% 55.9%
link to industry detail Alabama 222 47.7% 28.4% 20.3% 7,975 D D 59.9%
link to industry detail Alaska 100 38.0% 32.0% 24.0% 7,583 97.3% 93.8% 79.2%
link to industry detail Arizona 172 33.1% 15.7% 11.6% 10,030 94.8% D D
link to industry detail Arkansas 290 27.2% 16.6% 12.1% 5,017 80.8% 64.4% 49.2%
link to industry detail California 680 27.9% 13.7% 9.0% 21,285 88.8% 74.5% 61.3%
link to industry detail Colorado 1,035 19.6% 10.8% 7.5% 19,597 85.4% 70.6% 56.9%
link to industry detail Connecticut 51 29.4% 13.7% 11.8% 1,137 82.0% D D
link to industry detail Delaware 17 23.5% 11.8% 11.8% 196 85.7% 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 232 28.4% 15.5% 10.8% 5,582 D D D
link to industry detail Georgia 135 37.0% 20.0% 14.1% 6,594 92.6% 79.3% 64.8%
link to industry detail Hawaii 9 44.4% 44.4% 33.3% (100-249) D D D
link to industry detail Idaho 135 24.4% 11.9% 7.4% 2,202 78.2% 49.1% 17.7%
link to industry detail Illinois 492 19.9% 8.5% 5.5% 10,164 83.5% 65.6% 54.7%
link to industry detail Indiana 226 31.0% 17.3% 10.2% 5,882 88.1% D D
link to industry detail Iowa 67 49.3% 20.9% 9.0% 1,964 D D D
link to industry detail Kansas 929 15.2% 5.8% 3.9% 9,810 69.4% 38.0% 21.2%
link to industry detail Kentucky 570 37.2% 13.3% 5.4% 22,665 91.4% 71.6% 45.9%
link to industry detail Louisiana 1,227 27.4% 13.9% 8.3% 49,273 93.0% 81.2% 66.4%
link to industry detail Maine 31 16.1% 9.7% 9.7% (100-249) D D D
link to industry detail Maryland 72 44.4% 20.8% 15.3% 1,814 87.4% 52.4% 44.8%
link to industry detail Massachusetts 82 35.4% 11.0% 6.1% 1,247 D D D
link to industry detail Michigan 395 20.5% 9.4% 5.3% 5,937 78.7% 55.6% 41.1%
link to industry detail Minnesota 130 22.3% 12.3% 9.2% 5,025 D 84.8% 76.2%
link to industry detail Mississippi 299 27.1% 14.4% 10.0% 4,240 82.3% 52.1% 35.5%
link to industry detail Missouri 182 31.9% 17.0% 12.1% 3,989 D D D
link to industry detail Montana 296 23.3% 14.9% 11.8% 5,863 85.0% 75.1% 58.2%
link to industry detail Nebraska 119 15.1% 11.8% 7.6% 935 57.8% D D
link to industry detail Nevada 199 34.2% 20.1% 10.6% 10,610 94.5% 87.3% 65.9%
link to industry detail New Hampshire 41 14.6% 7.3% 2.4% (250-499) D D D
link to industry detail New Jersey 89 36.0% 21.3% 15.7% 2,384 89.7% D D
link to industry detail New Mexico 621 35.9% 16.6% 11.8% 18,067 90.2% 68.8% 56.0%
link to industry detail New York 310 21.6% 11.3% 6.1% 4,334 74.9% D D
link to industry detail North Carolina 114 28.1% 16.7% 12.3% 3,430 85.0% D D
link to industry detail North Dakota 181 33.7% 19.3% 16.6% 5,084 90.6% 74.9% 64.1%
link to industry detail Ohio 649 19.0% 8.9% 4.0% 9,853 74.9% 57.0% 24.3%
link to industry detail Oklahoma 2,387 13.7% 5.5% 3.1% 36,961 80.4% 61.8% 50.4%
link to industry detail Oregon 142 24.6% 8.5% 6.3% 1,939 72.8% 36.4% 32.7%
link to industry detail Pennsylvania 774 22.2% 8.5% 4.3% 18,290 D D D
link to industry detail Rhode Island 24 16.7% 8.3% 8.3% (100-249) D D D
link to industry detail South Carolina 63 36.5% 19.0% 14.3% 1,282 D D 53.7%
link to industry detail South Dakota 64 26.6% 15.6% 10.9% 911 D D D
link to industry detail Tennessee 128 40.6% 21.9% 12.5% 3,347 D D D
link to industry detail Texas 6,055 15.2% 4.7% 2.3% 143,843 86.3% 69.8% 57.2%
link to industry detail Utah 383 28.7% 17.2% 13.3% 9,054 86.1% 69.6% 63.6%
link to industry detail Vermont 55 20.0% 9.1% 7.3% (500-999) D D D
link to industry detail Virginia 230 49.1% 20.9% 12.2% 11,292 93.8% 71.6% 50.8%
link to industry detail Washington 169 26.6% 14.2% 9.5% 3,294 D D 49.0%
link to industry detail West Virginia 529 28.5% 12.5% 5.9% 24,572 92.8% 79.8% 64.3%
link to industry detail Wisconsin 148 29.1% 15.5% 9.5% 3,857 87.0% 71.5% 50.6%
link to industry detail Wyoming 760 24.3% 12.8% 9.7% 24,572 89.3% 78.6% 72.1%

 
 
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 20,583 16.3% 4.4% 1.6% 554,333 87.0% 70.3% 55.9%
link to industry detail 211 Oil and gas extraction 6,606 8.2% 2.7% 1.4% 92,683 77.7% 63.3% 50.6%
link to industry detail 212 Mining, except oil and gas 4,571 28.7% 9.5% 3.8% 205,349 91.4% 76.0% 60.8%
link to industry detail 213 Support activities for mining 9,514 16.8% 3.9% 1.4% 256,301 86.9% 68.3% 53.9%

 
 
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 6,606 8.2% 2.7% 1.4% 92,683 77.7% 63.3% 50.6%
link to state detail 211111 Crude petroleum and natural gas extraction 6,498 7.9% 2.4% 1.3% 78,367 74.0% 57.6% 44.0%
link to state detail 211112 Natural gas liquid extraction 144 46.5% 37.5% 27.8% 14,316 97.8% 94.6% 87.1%
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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 212 Mining, except oil and gas 4,571 28.7% 9.5% 3.8% 205,349 91.4% 76.0% 60.8%
link to state detail 2121 Coal mining 707 46.3% 16.0% 5.9% 77,939 97.2% 86.4% 70.2%
link to state detail 212111 Bituminous coal and lignite surface mining 393 46.1% 19.1% 8.7% 36,357 D D D
link to state detail 212112 Bituminous coal underground mining 289 57.1% 21.8% 10.4% 40,340 98.0% 88.2% 73.6%
link to state detail 212113 Anthracite mining 61 24.6% 11.5% 3.3% 1,242 D D D
link to state detail 2122 Metal ore mining 239 21.8% 13.8% 7.9% 27,687 97.6% 95.4% 82.8%
link to state detail 21221 Iron ore mining 18 27.8% 16.7% 16.7% (2500-4999) D D D
link to state detail 21222 Gold ore and silver ore mining 132 15.2% 9.8% 3.8% 9,146 96.4% 94.8% 73.4%
link to state detail 212221 Gold ore mining 125 14.4% 8.8% 4.0% 8,507 96.5% 94.8% 78.9%
link to state detail 212222 Silver ore mining 8 37.5% 37.5% 0.0 639 95.1% 95.1% 0.0
link to state detail 21223 Copper, nickel, lead, and zinc mining 35 34.3% 28.6% 20.0% 10,176 99.1% D 89.0%
link to state detail 212231 Lead ore and zinc ore mining 11 45.5% 45.5% 36.4% 1,444 D D 90.1%
link to state detail 212234 Copper ore and nickel ore mining 25 32.0% 24.0% 16.0% 8,732 D D 88.8%
link to state detail 21229 Other metal ore mining 58 32.8% 17.2% 12.1% (2500-4999) D D D
link to state detail 212291 Uranium-radium-vanadium ore mining 23 43.5% 17.4% 13.0% (500-999) D D D
link to state detail 212299 All other metal ore mining 35 25.7% 17.1% 11.4% 2,898 D D 77.5%
link to state detail 2123 Nonmetallic mineral mining and quarrying 3,637 26.0% 8.2% 3.3% 99,723 85.0% 62.6% 47.3%
link to state detail 21231 Stone mining and quarrying 1,501 31.1% 10.0% 4.4% 51,518 87.7% 65.5% 50.1%
link to state detail 212311 Dimension stone mining and quarrying 415 17.1% 4.3% 2.4% 4,878 67.5% 28.7% 9.2%
link to state detail 212312 Crushed and broken limestone mining 606 46.2% 17.2% 7.6% 30,160 91.9% 71.6% 53.0%
link to state detail 212313 Crushed and broken granite mining 130 39.2% 22.3% 15.4% 8,301 93.4% 82.7% 78.1%
link to state detail 212319 Other crushed and broken stone mining 406 29.8% 12.3% 7.6% 8,179 78.9% 47.7% 35.3%
link to state detail 21232 Sand, gravel, clay, and refractory mining 1,976 24.0% 8.6% 3.2% 37,842 79.5% 54.8% 39.3%
link to state detail 212321 Construction sand and gravel mining 1,797 22.5% 7.8% 2.8% 27,798 73.9% 45.7% 31.5%
link to state detail 212322 Industrial sand mining 99 34.3% 16.2% 12.1% 3,187 91.3% 74.6% 69.2%
link to state detail 212324 Kaolin and ball clay mining 22 81.8% 54.5% 22.7% 3,406 98.8% 91.7% 53.8%
link to state detail 212325 Clay, ceramic, and refractory minerals mining 80 48.8% 25.0% 16.3% 3,451 93.8% 73.6% 60.3%
link to state detail 21239 Other nonmetallic mineral mining 254 37.0% 18.9% 13.4% 10,363 91.8% 76.0% 62.3%
link to state detail 212391 Potash, soda, and borate mineral mining 14 85.7% 64.3% 57.1% 2,875 D D 94.6%
link to state detail 212392 Phosphate rock mining 10 60.0% 50.0% 40.0% 1,013 D D D
link to state detail 212393 Other chemical and fertilizer mineral mining 41 48.8% 26.8% 19.5% 1,834 95.3% D D
link to state detail 212399 All other nonmetallic mineral mining 193 31.1% 13.0% 8.3% 4,641 84.1% 58.1% 40.0%
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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 9,514 16.8% 3.9% 1.4% 256,301 86.9% 68.3% 53.9%
link to state detail 213111 Drilling oil and gas wells 1,997 20.2% 5.8% 2.4% 85,296 92.9% 78.7% 65.7%
link to state detail 213112 Support activities for oil and gas operations 6,845 15.3% 3.4% 1.2% 155,404 84.4% 64.5% 50.6%
link to state detail 213113 Support activities for coal mining 324 27.2% 7.7% 3.7% 7,954 82.3% 50.8% 25.6%
link to state detail 213114 Support activities for metal mining 107 26.2% 15.9% 4.7% 2,971 D D D
link to state detail 213115 Support activities for nonmetallic minerals 280 23.6% 6.1% 2.5% 4,676 D D D

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