U.S. Department of Commerce

Statistics of U.S. Businesses: 2007:
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)
Receipts
($1,000)
All firms 20,682 26,202 700,887 40,444,016 395,569,430
Firms with 1 to 4 employees (or with no employees as of Mar 12) 11,223 11,236 17,874 941,836 6,809,517
Firms with 5 to 9 employees 3,186 3,216 21,314 953,337 6,304,810
Firms with 10 to 19 employees 2,451 2,529 33,344 1,520,834 9,092,457
Firms with 20 to 99 employees 2,775 3,294 107,447 5,406,669 32,035,288
Firms with 100 to 499 employees 690 1,508 102,299 5,467,631 38,463,690
Firms with 500 employees or more 357 4,419 418,609 26,153,709 302,863,668
Firms with 500 to 749 employees 64 242 26,027 1,382,053 15,521,368
Firms with 750 to 999 employees 38 162 15,714 1,006,499 7,424,230
Firms with 1,000 to 1,499 employees 47 320 29,421 1,729,701 21,288,803
Firms with 1,500 to 1,999 employees 39 323 32,396 1,861,287 16,580,414
Firms with 2,000 to 2,499 employees 22 315 23,283 1,493,770 22,171,485
Firms with 2,500 to 4,999 employees 62 812 71,876 4,286,708 49,404,317
Firms with 5,000 employees or more 85 2,245 219,892 14,393,691 170,473,051
Firms with 5,000 to 9,999 employees 35 914 88,696 5,940,510 64,957,243
Firms with 10,000 employees or more 50 1,331 131,196 8,453,181 105,515,808

 
 
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 20,682 18.5% 5.1% 1.7% 700,887 89.7% 74.3% 59.7%
link to industry detail Alabama 206 48.5% 28.6% 21.4% 8,033 92.1% 71.4% 59.7%
link to industry detail Alaska 102 47.1% 33.3% 24.5% 10,593 98.5% 91.4% 84.0%
link to industry detail Arizona 181 32.6% 14.9% 11.6% 11,112 94.6% 80.8% 77.7%
link to industry detail Arkansas 304 29.6% 17.4% 14.1% 6,364 85.6% 65.7% 47.8%
link to industry detail California 669 30.8% 15.4% 9.6% 29,846 92.6% 80.9% 67.1%
link to industry detail Colorado 1,101 22.5% 10.7% 7.7% 28,433 88.9% 73.8% 61.3%
link to industry detail Connecticut 55 27.3% 14.5% 9.1% 2,052 88.9% 79.3% 62.0%
link to industry detail Delaware 17 17.6% 5.9% 5.9% 242 D D D
link to industry detail District of Columbia 5 60.0% 40.0% 40.0% 49 D D D
link to industry detail Florida 227 26.9% 15.4% 10.1% 6,048 87.3% 70.7% 51.9%
link to industry detail Georgia 126 32.5% 19.8% 14.3% 6,409 91.9% 81.6% 62.3%
link to industry detail Hawaii 8 62.5% 37.5% 25.0% 161 86.3% D D
link to industry detail Idaho 135 27.4% 14.1% 5.9% 2,951 84.4% D D
link to industry detail Illinois 487 19.9% 9.2% 4.9% 11,468 85.7% 71.1% 53.3%
link to industry detail Indiana 206 31.6% 17.5% 9.7% 6,564 89.0% 77.1% 58.9%
link to industry detail Iowa 64 46.9% 21.9% 9.4% 1,887 89.7% 54.8% 24.4%
link to industry detail Kansas 935 16.4% 6.8% 4.1% 12,021 73.7% 45.9% 26.0%
link to industry detail Kentucky 546 36.8% 13.6% 6.2% 22,015 91.4% 70.9% 52.0%
link to industry detail Louisiana 1,229 31.1% 14.6% 9.0% 58,526 93.8% 81.0% 65.7%
link to industry detail Maine 28 14.3% 7.1% 7.1% 126 38.9% D D
link to industry detail Maryland 73 43.8% 21.9% 15.1% 1,686 88.0% D 40.4%
link to industry detail Massachusetts 77 29.9% 9.1% 5.2% 1,464 77.8% D 34.8%
link to industry detail Michigan 374 23.5% 9.9% 6.1% 6,366 82.0% 55.0% 47.0%
link to industry detail Minnesota 124 25.0% 13.7% 9.7% 5,992 92.5% 83.9% 77.7%
link to industry detail Mississippi 316 27.2% 13.9% 9.5% 5,590 86.0% 57.2% 41.5%
link to industry detail Missouri 171 35.1% 15.8% 8.2% 3,997 85.4% 56.9% 41.2%
link to industry detail Montana 294 28.2% 18.7% 13.6% 7,837 88.6% 79.7% 64.3%
link to industry detail Nebraska 113 19.5% 11.5% 8.8% 1,009 62.3% D 32.2%
link to industry detail Nevada 202 31.2% 17.3% 8.4% 14,908 95.8% 90.2% 73.9%
link to industry detail New Hampshire 41 19.5% 12.2% 4.9% 427 70.5% D D
link to industry detail New Jersey 87 35.6% 23.0% 17.2% 1,960 88.1% D 64.9%
link to industry detail New Mexico 611 35.0% 17.0% 12.3% 19,537 90.7% 70.9% 58.2%
link to industry detail New York 300 25.0% 12.3% 6.3% 5,115 81.4% 57.8% 28.0%
link to industry detail North Carolina 112 30.4% 17.9% 13.4% 3,178 87.4% 72.3% 58.2%
link to industry detail North Dakota 200 36.5% 23.0% 19.5% 7,000 91.4% D 71.4%
link to industry detail Ohio 650 19.2% 8.6% 4.3% 10,512 76.5% 56.2% 29.3%
link to industry detail Oklahoma 2,391 15.8% 6.6% 3.7% 49,269 84.9% 69.2% 54.0%
link to industry detail Oregon 124 26.6% 8.9% 6.5% 2,350 79.2% 52.6% 50.0%
link to industry detail Pennsylvania 771 23.6% 9.9% 4.8% 21,074 86.5% 66.5% 46.6%
link to industry detail Rhode Island 24 25.0% 8.3% 8.3% 262 63.4% D D
link to industry detail South Carolina 69 34.8% 15.9% 13.0% 1,302 83.3% D 55.1%
link to industry detail South Dakota 59 28.8% 20.3% 13.6% 1,169 85.1% 69.9% 33.5%
link to industry detail Tennessee 143 36.4% 21.0% 11.9% 4,357 87.4% D D
link to industry detail Texas 6,123 18.4% 6.0% 2.7% 214,750 90.6% 77.0% 63.1%
link to industry detail Utah 409 28.9% 15.4% 12.2% 11,302 89.4% 72.4% 63.6%
link to industry detail Vermont 51 21.6% 11.8% 7.8% (500-999) D D D
link to industry detail Virginia 218 45.9% 22.0% 11.9% 10,262 93.1% 73.6% 50.2%
link to industry detail Washington 160 28.1% 16.3% 10.0% 4,488 85.2% D 52.6%
link to industry detail West Virginia 529 31.2% 13.4% 6.8% 27,865 93.9% 80.7% 65.7%
link to industry detail Wisconsin 138 33.3% 15.2% 9.4% 3,280 88.3% 64.8% 43.8%
link to industry detail Wyoming 764 26.6% 13.2% 10.3% 26,984 90.3% 77.1% 70.5%

 
 
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 20,682 18.5% 5.1% 1.7% 700,887 89.7% 74.3% 59.7%
link to industry detail 211 Oil and gas extraction 6,528 10.6% 3.5% 1.6% 141,809 84.8% 72.9% 59.5%
link to industry detail 212 Mining, except oil and gas 4,465 29.2% 9.8% 3.8% 218,044 92.0% 77.3% 63.1%
link to industry detail 213 Support activities for mining 9,809 19.8% 4.8% 1.5% 341,034 90.2% 73.0% 57.7%

 
 
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 6,528 10.6% 3.5% 1.6% 141,809 84.8% 72.9% 59.5%
link to state detail 211111 Crude petroleum and natural gas extraction 6,424 10.4% 3.3% 1.5% 133,286 84.1% 71.7% 58.3%
link to state detail 211112 Natural gas liquid extraction 139 44.6% 38.1% 29.5% 8,523 95.6% 92.1% 78.0%
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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 212 Mining, except oil and gas 4,465 29.2% 9.8% 3.8% 218,044 92.0% 77.3% 63.1%
link to state detail 2121 Coal mining 679 44.0% 15.5% 6.0% 79,848 97.1% 86.8% 71.2%
link to state detail 212111 Bituminous coal and lignite surface mining 391 45.5% 18.4% 8.7% 38,396 97.0% 85.1% 69.9%
link to state detail 212112 Bituminous coal underground mining 252 53.6% 22.6% 11.1% 39,749 97.8% 89.4% 74.3%
link to state detail 212113 Anthracite mining 69 26.1% 10.1% 2.9% 1,703 84.0% D D
link to state detail 2122 Metal ore mining 256 26.6% 14.5% 8.2% 34,657 98.0% 94.5% 83.5%
link to state detail 21221 Iron ore mining 21 28.6% 19.0% 19.0% 5,044 97.8% 96.4% 96.4%
link to state detail 21222 Gold ore and silver ore mining 139 19.4% 9.4% 2.9% 12,959 97.1% 93.0% 75.4%
link to state detail 212221 Gold ore mining 131 18.3% 8.4% 3.1% 12,276 97.0% 93.3% 79.6%
link to state detail 212222 Silver ore mining 9 44.4% 33.3% 0.0 683 D 87.3% 0.0
link to state detail 21223 Copper, nickel, lead, and zinc mining 39 43.6% 28.2% 23.1% 12,602 99.4% D 91.9%
link to state detail 212231 Lead ore and zinc ore mining 14 57.1% 42.9% 35.7% 2,209 D D 86.5%
link to state detail 212234 Copper ore and nickel ore mining 26 38.5% 23.1% 19.2% 10,393 D D 93.0%
link to state detail 21229 Other metal ore mining 63 36.5% 20.6% 12.7% 4,052 96.6% 87.6% 67.5%
link to state detail 212291 Uranium-radium-vanadium ore mining 30 43.3% 16.7% 10.0% 617 91.9% D D
link to state detail 212299 All other metal ore mining 33 30.3% 24.2% 15.2% 3,435 97.5% 95.3% 77.9%
link to state detail 2123 Nonmetallic mineral mining and quarrying 3,544 26.8% 8.7% 3.3% 103,539 86.0% 64.1% 50.1%
link to state detail 21231 Stone mining and quarrying 1,487 32.3% 10.6% 4.4% 55,725 89.1% 68.1% 54.4%
link to state detail 212311 Dimension stone mining and quarrying 423 18.0% 4.7% 2.6% 4,981 64.1% 23.3% 13.1%
link to state detail 212312 Crushed and broken limestone mining 588 48.3% 18.2% 7.8% 33,567 93.8% 75.5% 59.5%
link to state detail 212313 Crushed and broken granite mining 129 38.0% 21.7% 14.7% 8,308 93.3% 83.3% 78.3%
link to state detail 212319 Other crushed and broken stone mining 402 31.6% 13.2% 7.2% 8,869 81.1% 51.0% 36.0%
link to state detail 21232 Sand, gravel, clay, and refractory mining 1,895 24.9% 9.0% 3.4% 38,242 80.0% 55.2% 41.4%
link to state detail 212321 Construction sand and gravel mining 1,716 23.6% 8.2% 3.1% 29,259 76.1% 48.4% 36.2%
link to state detail 212322 Industrial sand mining 104 37.5% 18.3% 11.5% (2500-4999) D D D
link to state detail 212324 Kaolin and ball clay mining 22 81.8% 54.5% 31.8% 2,796 D 89.8% 61.8%
link to state detail 212325 Clay, ceramic, and refractory minerals mining 76 43.4% 26.3% 13.2% 2,775 90.8% D 48.2%
link to state detail 21239 Other nonmetallic mineral mining 257 34.6% 17.9% 11.3% 9,572 91.7% 76.7% 59.9%
link to state detail 212391 Potash, soda, and borate mineral mining 17 76.5% 58.8% 52.9% 2,014 99.5% D 90.2%
link to state detail 212392 Phosphate rock mining 9 55.6% 55.6% 55.6% (1000-2499) D D D
link to state detail 212393 Other chemical and fertilizer mineral mining 40 47.5% 22.5% 12.5% 1,778 97.0% 75.4% 54.7%
link to state detail 212399 All other nonmetallic mineral mining 196 29.1% 13.8% 7.1% 4,208 83.0% D D
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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 9,809 19.8% 4.8% 1.5% 341,034 90.2% 73.0% 57.7%
link to state detail 213111 Drilling oil and gas wells 2,059 23.3% 7.1% 2.4% 106,426 94.4% 81.4% 65.6%
link to state detail 213112 Support activities for oil and gas operations 7,134 18.4% 4.2% 1.4% 214,531 88.4% 70.0% 55.5%
link to state detail 213113 Support activities for coal mining 280 31.4% 8.9% 3.9% 7,516 85.3% 51.9% 29.2%
link to state detail 213114 Support activities for metal mining 126 29.4% 13.5% 4.0% 6,540 93.7% D D
link to state detail 213115 Support activities for nonmetallic minerals 253 24.1% 5.9% 2.0% 6,021 80.3% D D

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