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Statistics of U.S. Businesses: 2001:
Mining
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U.S. - Mining by Employment Size of Enterprise
Introductory text includes scope and methodology. Table includes only establishments with payroll. Nonemployers are shown separately. For descriptions of column headings and rows (industries), click on the appropriate underlined element in the table.
Employment size of enterprise Firms Estab-
lish-
ments
Paid
employees
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
All firms 19,340 24,319 485,565 25,014,357
Firms with no employees (as of March 12) 2,293 2,295 0 224,568
Firms with 1 to 4 employees 8,913 8,953 18,098 610,528
Firms with 5 to 9 employees 2,926 2,989 19,305 716,323
Firms with 10 to 19 employees 2,202 2,313 29,461 1,131,846
Firms with 20 to 99 employees 2,204 2,728 81,720 3,436,060
Firms with 100 to 499 employees 477 1,174 65,955 3,366,413
Firms with 500 employees or more 325 3,867 271,026 15,528,619
    Firms with 500 to 999 employees 98 507 29,101 1,584,753
    Firms with 1,000 to 1,499 employees 41 260 18,293 974,828
    Firms with 1,500 to 2,499 employees 50 386 20,268 1,146,541
    Firms with 2,500 employees or more 136 2,714 203,364 11,822,497
        Firms with 2,500 to 4,999 employees 49 575 55,292 3,139,019
        Firms with 5,000 to 9,999 employees 33 1,007 50,929 2,418,394
        Firms with 10,000 employees or more 54 1,132 97,143 6,265,084
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure

 

 

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 19,340 15.5% 4.1% 1.7% 485,565 86.2% 69.4% 55.8%
link to industry detail Alabama 205 43.4% 22.4% 17.6% 7,353 92.1% 71.9% 66.1%
link to industry detail Alaska 104 45.2% 31.7% 21.2% 9,698 98.5% 92.7% 75.5%
link to industry detail Arizona 179 29.6% 15.6% 10.6% 10,008 D D D
link to industry detail Arkansas 245 22.9% 13.9% 10.6% 3,446 75.9% 58.9% 41.5%
link to industry detail California 777 25.7% 11.7% 7.3% 23,068 88.5% 72.8% 58.3%
link to industry detail Colorado 873 19.1% 10.9% 7.2% 12,784 82.4% 65.4% 45.5%
link to industry detail Connecticut 57 19.3% 3.5% 3.5% 576 68.8% D D
link to industry detail Delaware 20 25.0% 20.0% 10.0% (100-249) D D D
link to industry detail District of Columbia 4 75.0% 75.0% 50.0% (1-19) D D D
link to industry detail Florida 215 25.1% 14.9% 11.2% 5,742 89.7% 77.0% 64.2%
link to industry detail Georgia 156 28.8% 19.2% 15.4% 6,839 91.1% 84.5% 78.2%
link to industry detail Hawaii 10 20.0% 20.0% 10.0% (100-249) D D D
link to industry detail Idaho 112 23.2% 12.5% 8.0% 1,950 78.3% D D
link to industry detail Illinois 493 16.2% 7.9% 5.9% 8,780 81.1% D D
link to industry detail Indiana 223 28.3% 13.9% 9.4% 5,449 D D D
link to industry detail Iowa 81 33.3% 14.8% 6.2% 1,855 D D D
link to industry detail Kansas 821 13.6% 4.8% 3.8% 7,091 61.4% 30.8% 21.1%
link to industry detail Kentucky 534 32.6% 10.5% 5.1% 18,361 90.6% 68.3% 47.6%
link to industry detail Louisiana 1,190 27.1% 12.0% 7.3% 46,547 92.6% 79.4% 66.9%
link to industry detail Maine 28 14.3% 14.3% 7.1% (20-99) D D D
link to industry detail Maryland 82 41.5% 15.9% 12.2% 2,160 D D 49.0%
link to industry detail Massachusetts 92 30.4% 10.9% 6.5% (1000-2499) D D D
link to industry detail Michigan 411 19.7% 9.5% 5.8% 6,224 79.1% 58.1% 44.6%
link to industry detail Minnesota 143 16.8% 13.3% 9.8% 6,676 93.5% D 89.5%
link to industry detail Mississippi 287 27.2% 13.9% 9.8% 4,518 82.2% 57.1% 46.3%
link to industry detail Missouri 215 27.0% 14.0% 8.8% 4,776 85.3% 68.6% 45.4%
link to industry detail Montana 258 21.3% 12.4% 9.7% 4,486 85.7% 75.4% 67.9%
link to industry detail Nebraska 117 15.4% 8.5% 7.7% 1,134 61.6% D D
link to industry detail Nevada 192 29.2% 17.7% 11.5% 9,771 94.1% 87.6% 76.2%
link to industry detail New Hampshire 40 20.0% 15.0% 7.5% (250-499) D D D
link to industry detail New Jersey 110 31.8% 15.5% 10.0% 2,552 D D 51.9%
link to industry detail New Mexico 524 31.7% 14.3% 11.1% 14,119 89.7% 71.3% 62.0%
link to industry detail New York 313 19.8% 10.5% 5.8% 3,805 73.6% D D
link to industry detail North Carolina 119 30.3% 16.8% 10.9% 3,492 86.9% 71.0% 58.7%
link to industry detail North Dakota 174 27.0% 15.5% 10.3% 4,638 87.0% 74.6% 56.7%
link to industry detail Ohio 668 19.5% 8.1% 4.9% 11,921 79.5% 57.0% 40.7%
link to industry detail Oklahoma 2,064 12.7% 4.9% 3.1% 29,215 79.3% 60.8% 48.2%
link to industry detail Oregon 132 21.2% 6.8% 5.3% 2,218 D D 30.4%
link to industry detail Pennsylvania 771 22.7% 7.9% 4.4% 16,775 83.3% 57.5% 42.0%
link to industry detail Rhode Island 19 26.3% 5.3% 5.3% 196 62.8% D D
link to industry detail South Carolina 51 43.1% 27.5% 23.5% 1,473 D D 72.0%
link to industry detail South Dakota 52 30.8% 23.1% 11.5% 1,181 D D D
link to industry detail Tennessee 143 39.9% 18.9% 15.4% 4,096 D D D
link to industry detail Texas 5,481 14.1% 4.4% 2.4% 115,834 84.6% 68.0% 56.0%
link to industry detail Utah 266 32.3% 18.4% 15.4% 7,996 88.7% 76.6% 66.4%
link to industry detail Vermont 60 15.0% 6.7% 5.0% (500-999) D D D
link to industry detail Virginia 281 42.7% 17.8% 10.3% 11,212 91.2% 67.7% 42.1%
link to industry detail Washington 170 26.5% 12.9% 9.4% 2,964 D D 49.6%
link to industry detail West Virginia 554 26.4% 9.2% 4.3% 19,956 90.5% 72.9% 55.4%
link to industry detail Wisconsin 155 26.5% 15.5% 11.6% 2,464 75.2% 55.2% 37.4%
link to industry detail Wyoming 621 25.3% 13.7% 10.1% 17,495 88.8% 77.6% 63.3%
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure

 

 

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 19,340 15.5% 4.1% 1.7% 485,565 86.2% 69.4% 55.8%
link to industry detail 211 Oil & gas extraction 6,435 8.3% 2.8% 1.4% 87,980 77.5% 63.4% 51.7%
link to industry detail 212 Mining (except oil & gas) 4,794 27.3% 9.0% 3.9% 200,735 90.8% 74.9% 60.4%
link to industry detail 213 Support activities for mining 8,222 15.3% 3.3% 1.2% 196,850 85.5% 66.4% 53.0%
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure

 

 

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 & gas extraction 6,435 8.3% 2.8% 1.4% 87,980 77.5% 63.4% 51.7%
link to state detail 211111     Crude petroleum & natural gas extraction 6,377 8.1% 2.6% 1.3% 78,394 74.9% 59.5% 46.9%
link to state detail 211112     Natural gas liquid extraction 84 52.4% 44.0% 34.5% 9,586 98.2% 95.2% 91.0%
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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 & gas) 4,794 27.3% 9.0% 3.9% 200,735 90.8% 74.9% 60.4%
link to state detail 2121   Coal mining 888 40.1% 12.7% 5.2% 70,999 95.6% 81.5% 65.0%
link to state detail 212111     Bituminous coal & lignite surface mining 492 42.5% 15.0% 7.7% 31,439 94.8% D D
link to state detail 212112     Bituminous coal underground mining 384 44.0% 16.9% 7.3% 38,848 96.7% 86.5% 71.1%
link to state detail 212113     Anthracite mining 47 21.3% 6.4% 2.1% 712 69.1% D D
link to state detail 2122   Metal ore mining 381 17.6% 12.3% 7.1% 32,810 97.0% 95.6% 83.6%
link to state detail 21221    Iron ore mining 34 26.5% 23.5% 17.6% 7,433 98.6% D 95.7%
link to state detail 21222    Gold ore & silver ore mining 245 13.1% 8.6% 4.1% 11,222 94.7% 92.8% 73.6%
link to state detail 212221     Gold ore mining 231 13.4% 9.1% 4.3% 10,717 D D 77.1%
link to state detail 212222     Silver ore mining 16 18.8% 12.5% 0.0% 505 D D 0.0%
link to state detail 21223    Copper, nickel, lead, & zinc mining 53 28.3% 22.6% 13.2% 10,679 98.8% 98.2% 88.6%
link to state detail 212231     Lead ore & zinc ore mining 19 31.6% 31.6% 15.8% 1,994 D D D
link to state detail 212234     Copper ore & nickel ore mining 35 28.6% 20.0% 14.3% 8,685 D D D
link to state detail 21229    Other metal ore mining 58 32.8% 22.4% 15.5% 3,476 95.5% D 74.4%
link to state detail 212291     Uranium-radium-vanadium ore mining 17 58.8% 29.4% 17.6% 426 92.5% D D
link to state detail 212299     All other metal ore mining 41 22.0% 19.5% 14.6% 3,050 96.0% D D
link to state detail 2123   Nonmetallic mineral mining & quarrying 3,545 25.6% 8.2% 3.7% 96,926 85.2% 63.1% 49.1%
link to state detail 21231    Stone mining & quarrying 1,312 32.8% 11.3% 5.7% 45,171 88.0% 66.5% 51.5%
link to state detail 212311     Dimension stone mining & quarrying 282 12.8% 2.8% 1.4% 2,817 60.5% 25.5% 19.1%
link to state detail 212312     Crushed & broken limestone mining & quarrying 596 44.8% 18.0% 9.4% 26,712 91.2% 71.2% 53.1%
link to state detail 212313     Crushed & broken granite mining & quarrying 116 44.0% 24.1% 15.5% 7,138 94.6% 81.2% 73.6%
link to state detail 212319     Other crushed & broken stone mining & quarrying 374 35.3% 14.7% 9.6% 8,504 81.7% 52.8% 38.6%
link to state detail 21232    Sand, gravel, clay, ceramic & refractory minerals mng & quarrying 2,049 22.9% 8.2% 3.9% 37,703 78.6% 52.9% 39.1%
link to state detail 212321     Construction sand & gravel mining 1,871 21.4% 7.4% 3.0% 27,968 73.1% 43.8% 27.2%
link to state detail 212322     Industrial sand mining 81 37.0% 14.8% 13.6% 2,962 D D 68.9%
link to state detail 212324     Kaolin & ball clay mining 21 85.7% 57.1% 47.6% 3,257 D D 84.6%
link to state detail 212325     Clay & ceramic & refractory minerals mining 98 43.9% 25.5% 20.4% 3,516 D D 66.6%
link to state detail 21239    Other nonmetallic mineral mining & quarrying 283 36.4% 18.0% 12.4% 14,052 93.9% 79.8% 68.6%
link to state detail 212391     Potash, soda, & borate mineral mining 19 63.2% 42.1% 36.8% 4,972 D D 87.2%
link to state detail 212392     Phosphate rock mining 12 83.3% 75.0% 66.7% 2,071 D D D
link to state detail 212393     Other chemical & fertilizer mineral mining 39 46.2% 20.5% 15.4% 2,083 94.5% D D
link to state detail 212399     All other nonmetallic mineral mining 220 31.8% 14.5% 9.1% 4,926 85.4% 58.3% 36.9%
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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 8,222 15.3% 3.3% 1.2% 196,850 85.5% 66.4% 53.0%
link to state detail 213111     Drilling oil & gas wells 1,435 17.7% 5.9% 2.4% 58,528 91.9% 80.0% 64.9%
link to state detail 213112     Support activities for oil & gas operations 6,217 14.5% 2.8% 1.0% 127,801 82.9% 61.9% 49.9%
link to state detail 213113     Support activities for coal mining 303 26.1% 6.3% 3.3% 5,568 79.9% 39.8% 15.7%
link to state detail 213114     Support activities for metal mining 165 14.5% 6.7% 3.0% 2,315 82.8% 62.7% 36.8%
link to state detail 213115     Support activities for nonmetallic minerals (except fuels) 137 24.8% 7.3% 4.4% 2,638 81.0% 45.5% 31.8%
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure

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Source: Statistics of U.S. Businesses

Last modified: July 13 2011   Questions?