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Statistics of U.S. Businesses: 2008:
NAICS 21 - Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction
United States


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U.S. - Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction - 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 21,288 27,440 629,271 47,535,524
Firms with 1 to 4 employees (or with no employees as of Mar 12) 12,074 12,093 19,343 1,380,019
Firms with 5 to 9 employees 3,228 3,269 21,515 1,169,994
Firms with 10 to 19 employees 2,463 2,548 33,068 1,890,728
Firms with 20 to 99 employees 2,529 3,042 95,327 6,167,156
Firms with 100 to 499 employees 646 1,527 98,562 7,204,155
Firms with 500 employees or more 348 4,961 361,456 29,723,472
Firms with 500 to 749 employees 60 298 19,505 1,424,497
Firms with 750 to 999 employees 43 284 14,848 1,360,723
Firms with 1,000 to 1,499 employees 42 299 21,447 1,864,542
Firms with 1,500 to 1,999 employees 44 444 30,402 2,379,066
Firms with 2,000 to 2,499 employees 22 181 16,298 1,385,011
Firms with 2,500 to 4,999 employees 56 980 65,274 5,588,203
Firms with 5,000 employees or more 81 2,475 193,682 15,721,430
Firms with 5,000 to 9,999 employees 31 1,008 70,238 5,560,047
Firms with 10,000 employees or more 50 1,467 123,444 10,161,383

 
 
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, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction - 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 21,288 16.5% 4.7% 1.6% 629,271 88.3% 73.1% 57.4%
link to industry detail Alabama 206 45.1% 29.6% 21.4% 7,672 92.5% 75.3% 61.8%
link to industry detail Alaska 111 40.5% 31.5% 22.5% 8,803 97.7% 94.5% 84.1%
link to industry detail Arizona 177 34.5% 16.4% 13.0% 10,975 95.0% 83.7% 80.2%
link to industry detail Arkansas 346 29.2% 17.1% 13.3% 7,302 85.9% 66.8% 48.2%
link to industry detail California 666 28.4% 14.0% 9.0% 22,698 90.1% 76.3% 60.7%
link to industry detail Colorado 1,183 19.4% 10.2% 7.2% 25,878 86.3% 72.8% 57.0%
link to industry detail Connecticut 54 20.4% 13.0% 9.3% 876 72.8% D 40.4%
link to industry detail Delaware 11 36.4% 9.1% 9.1% 186 D D D
link to industry detail District of Columbia 2 50.0% 50.0% 0.0 (1-19) D D D
link to industry detail Florida 227 25.1% 14.5% 10.1% 6,313 89.0% 76.1% 65.9%
link to industry detail Georgia 123 35.8% 21.1% 14.6% 5,808 92.1% 80.4% 62.5%
link to industry detail Hawaii 9 44.4% 44.4% 33.3% 235 D D D
link to industry detail Idaho 132 26.5% 14.4% 7.6% 2,907 84.9% 67.5% 38.8%
link to industry detail Illinois 489 17.0% 8.6% 5.1% 8,735 80.8% 66.6% 49.1%
link to industry detail Indiana 201 32.3% 18.4% 11.4% 6,099 89.4% 76.8% 58.1%
link to industry detail Iowa 64 40.6% 17.2% 9.4% 1,684 88.7% D D
link to industry detail Kansas 975 15.4% 7.0% 4.3% 11,070 70.2% 44.9% 26.8%
link to industry detail Kentucky 568 32.7% 13.4% 6.5% 22,359 91.5% 73.3% 50.9%
link to industry detail Louisiana 1,247 27.7% 14.3% 8.6% 52,052 92.8% 80.8% 63.8%
link to industry detail Maine 27 18.5% 11.1% 11.1% (100-249) D D D
link to industry detail Maryland 68 39.7% 19.1% 14.7% 1,603 87.4% D 41.4%
link to industry detail Massachusetts 83 25.3% 9.6% 6.0% 1,253 73.1% D D
link to industry detail Michigan 361 22.2% 10.8% 5.8% 5,727 81.2% 59.1% 47.3%
link to industry detail Minnesota 128 20.3% 12.5% 9.4% 5,270 92.3% 84.5% 81.6%
link to industry detail Mississippi 341 26.1% 14.1% 10.0% 5,369 84.9% 56.4% 41.1%
link to industry detail Missouri 168 32.7% 17.3% 8.3% 4,386 85.8% 64.8% 33.9%
link to industry detail Montana 314 25.2% 15.0% 9.9% 6,834 86.8% 77.1% 56.0%
link to industry detail Nebraska 112 19.6% 12.5% 9.8% 884 61.9% D 29.2%
link to industry detail Nevada 211 29.9% 17.1% 9.0% 11,447 94.0% 87.9% 69.6%
link to industry detail New Hampshire 40 15.0% 10.0% 5.0% 312 56.7% D D
link to industry detail New Jersey 81 33.3% 22.2% 13.6% 1,591 85.8% D 45.6%
link to industry detail New Mexico 620 33.9% 15.8% 11.3% 18,549 90.5% 71.8% 57.7%
link to industry detail New York 289 23.9% 14.2% 7.6% 4,678 81.5% 64.0% 27.1%
link to industry detail North Carolina 106 31.1% 19.8% 14.2% 3,371 88.5% 74.1% 63.2%
link to industry detail North Dakota 220 36.8% 21.4% 17.7% 6,203 90.7% D 65.7%
link to industry detail Ohio 644 18.0% 8.7% 5.0% 9,663 73.9% 56.7% 34.6%
link to industry detail Oklahoma 2,524 14.5% 6.1% 3.4% 47,517 84.1% 68.6% 53.8%
link to industry detail Oregon 121 24.8% 9.1% 6.6% 1,905 75.3% 48.5% 45.3%
link to industry detail Pennsylvania 809 23.1% 9.9% 5.3% 21,052 86.5% 67.8% 53.8%
link to industry detail Rhode Island 24 12.5% 8.3% 8.3% 201 36.3% D D
link to industry detail South Carolina 70 28.6% 14.3% 11.4% 1,220 82.5% D 59.7%
link to industry detail South Dakota 59 27.1% 16.9% 10.2% 1,062 86.2% 63.7% 25.8%
link to industry detail Tennessee 147 35.4% 20.4% 12.2% 4,052 85.3% D D
link to industry detail Texas 6,401 17.1% 5.4% 2.4% 181,505 88.5% 73.0% 58.3%
link to industry detail Utah 415 28.4% 16.4% 12.8% 10,514 87.7% 71.4% 62.4%
link to industry detail Vermont 46 21.7% 13.0% 8.7% (500-999) D D D
link to industry detail Virginia 209 44.5% 24.4% 13.9% 10,671 93.8% 78.4% 54.1%
link to industry detail Washington 158 27.8% 17.1% 9.5% 3,298 81.4% 66.7% 39.2%
link to industry detail West Virginia 521 31.7% 14.8% 6.9% 28,934 93.9% 82.1% 62.1%
link to industry detail Wisconsin 134 27.6% 13.4% 7.5% 2,575 82.4% 62.4% 39.2%
link to industry detail Wyoming 757 23.8% 12.7% 9.5% 25,250 89.4% 78.8% 71.8%

 
 
U.S. - Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction - 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, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 21,288 16.5% 4.7% 1.6% 629,271 88.3% 73.1% 57.4%
link to industry detail 211 Oil and gas extraction 6,641 8.9% 3.0% 1.4% 107,100 80.6% 67.5% 52.9%
link to industry detail 212 Mining (except oil and gas) 4,372 27.0% 9.7% 3.8% 205,652 91.8% 78.7% 63.6%
link to industry detail 213 Support activities for mining 10,408 18.0% 4.4% 1.5% 316,519 88.5% 71.4% 54.9%

 
 
U.S. - Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction - 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 6,641 8.9% 3.0% 1.4% 107,100 80.6% 67.5% 52.9%
link to state detail 211111 Crude petroleum and natural gas extraction 6,550 8.7% 2.9% 1.3% 98,880 79.3% 65.5% 50.4%
link to state detail 211112 Natural gas liquid extraction 124 45.2% 34.7% 28.2% 8,220 96.8% 91.8% 83.3%
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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 212 Mining (except oil and gas) 4,372 27.0% 9.7% 3.8% 205,652 91.8% 78.7% 63.6%
link to state detail 2121 Coal mining 694 40.9% 15.6% 5.9% 81,938 97.4% 88.6% 73.1%
link to state detail 212111 Bituminous coal and lignite surface mining 415 43.4% 18.8% 8.7% 38,844 97.0% 86.4% 71.0%
link to state detail 212112 Bituminous coal underground mining 255 50.2% 22.0% 10.2% 42,434 98.2% 91.6% 76.2%
link to state detail 212113 Anthracite mining 58 17.2% 5.2% 1.7% 660 60.2% D D
link to state detail 2122 Metal ore mining 262 27.1% 16.8% 8.0% 33,344 97.8% 94.7% 81.1%
link to state detail 21221 Iron ore mining 18 27.8% 16.7% 16.7% 5,018 98.9% 98.0% 98.0%
link to state detail 21222 Gold ore and silver ore mining 145 21.4% 13.1% 3.4% 11,113 96.1% 92.3% 64.9%
link to state detail 212221 Gold ore mining 133 20.3% 12.0% 3.0% 10,542 96.1% 92.4% 68.0%
link to state detail 212222 Silver ore mining 14 42.9% 35.7% 7.1% 571 D D D
link to state detail 21223 Copper, nickel, lead, and zinc mining 41 43.9% 34.1% 22.0% 12,026 D 97.9% 90.1%
link to state detail 212231 Lead ore and zinc ore mining 15 46.7% 33.3% 26.7% 2,647 D D 86.8%
link to state detail 212234 Copper ore and nickel ore mining 26 42.3% 34.6% 19.2% 9,379 99.5% 98.3% 91.0%
link to state detail 21229 Other metal ore mining 63 34.9% 20.6% 12.7% 5,187 96.7% 89.3% 78.4%
link to state detail 212291 Uranium-radium-vanadium ore mining 28 46.4% 21.4% 7.1% 793 90.7% D D
link to state detail 212299 All other metal ore mining 35 25.7% 20.0% 17.1% 4,394 97.8% D 91.6%
link to state detail 2123 Nonmetallic mineral mining and quarrying 3,427 24.4% 8.3% 3.3% 90,370 84.6% 63.8% 48.6%
link to state detail 21231 Stone mining and quarrying 1,505 29.4% 9.6% 4.3% 48,700 87.3% 65.8% 50.6%
link to state detail 212311 Dimension stone mining and quarrying 386 17.1% 4.4% 2.1% 3,958 66.8% D 8.3%
link to state detail 212312 Crushed and broken limestone mining and quarrying 624 42.5% 16.0% 7.1% 29,265 91.4% 72.4% 55.2%
link to state detail 212313 Crushed and broken granite mining and quarrying 158 29.1% 14.6% 9.5% 7,539 88.8% 76.5% 70.8%
link to state detail 212319 Other crushed and broken stone mining and quarrying 387 30.0% 11.9% 6.5% 7,938 80.9% 53.9% 35.6%
link to state detail 21232 Sand, gravel, clay, and refractory mining 1,768 22.9% 9.3% 3.4% 31,249 78.0% 55.3% 39.0%
link to state detail 212321 Construction sand and gravel mining 1,604 21.6% 8.5% 3.1% 23,025 72.6% 46.7% 32.7%
link to state detail 212322 Industrial sand mining 89 36.0% 21.3% 13.5% 3,111 91.8% D 57.4%
link to state detail 212324 Kaolin and ball clay mining 20 85.0% 65.0% 30.0% 2,793 99.1% D 58.9%
link to state detail 212325 Clay and ceramic and refractory minerals mining 74 39.2% 20.3% 10.8% 2,320 87.5% D 52.8%
link to state detail 21239 Other nonmetallic mineral mining and quarrying 253 34.8% 19.0% 13.4% 10,421 91.8% 79.8% 68.2%
link to state detail 212391 Potash, soda, and borate mineral mining 13 69.2% 61.5% 61.5% 2,164 D 96.1% 96.1%
link to state detail 212392 Phosphate rock mining 6 83.3% 83.3% 83.3% (2500-4999) D D D
link to state detail 212393 Other chemical and fertilizer mineral mining 41 41.5% 22.0% 14.6% 1,737 94.0% 76.3% 56.5%
link to state detail 212399 All other nonmetallic mineral mining 198 31.3% 15.2% 9.6% 3,583 79.8% 55.1% 31.0%
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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 10,408 18.0% 4.4% 1.5% 316,519 88.5% 71.4% 54.9%
link to state detail 213111 Drilling oil and gas wells 2,164 21.3% 6.9% 2.0% 96,390 92.7% 79.7% 60.1%
link to state detail 213112 Support activities for oil and gas operations 7,584 16.9% 3.7% 1.4% 202,622 86.9% 68.5% 54.5%
link to state detail 213113 Support activities for coal mining 295 29.8% 9.8% 3.7% 8,345 86.1% 56.6% 26.5%
link to state detail 213114 Support activities for metal mining 164 26.8% 13.4% 6.7% 5,734 89.0% D D
link to state detail 213115 Support activities for nonmetallic minerals 254 19.7% 8.3% 4.3% 3,428 70.2% D D

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