1924

682

MINES AND QUARRIES

No. 617.-MINES AND

PRODUCING AND NONPRODUOING:

QUARRIES,

1919

PRINOI1'AL STATISTICS,

=

.
Number of enterprises ___________ - _-NUlnoor ot mineS and quorries ______
Number
petroleum and natural
gas WQllsof__________________________
Number
of
natural-gas gasoline
plants ____________________________

I

Oontinental
United States

Total

I~wnii

Alaska

22,361
14,802

21,997
14,417

346

5

367

5

257,681

257,673

8

1,115

1,115
1,084,796

PersonS engaged, total ______________
1,088,444
Proprietors
and firm members, total ______________________________
22,769
Salaried employees _______________
75,688
Wago earners (average number) __
IlBO,087
Power
(aggregate horsepower) __
0,816,814
Oapltalused
_____________________________
$7,225,440, 902
rripcipal expenses __________________ Z, 556, 682, 424
Salaries ___________________________
151,820, 043
Wages ____________________________
1, 309, 505, 507
Supplies and materials ____________
531, 088, 470
Oost of ora, coal, and natural gas
purchased
as
material
or
for
resale _____________________________
35,905,352
]'uol und purchased power ________
124,610, 053
Royalties and rents _______________
176, '178, 995
TilXcs _____________________________
141,878,154
Contract work ____________________
82,696,872
Value of products ___________________ 3,174,507,462

~

Porto
meo

--13
18

.. -... -.--- -. -- ....

~"-"I-

--------ii;267- ------i5.5,503
]09
2,475
29,979
$116, 626, 441
10,493,020
633,076
5, OlD, 611
2,789,755

22,105
75,457
087,184
6,'786,475
$7, 108, 623, 496
2, 045,025, 350
151,272,451

1, 304, 409, 342
528, 853, 639

35,005,352
123, 509, 588
176, 120, 858
141, 567, 734
82,239; 008
3, 158,463, U66

220

4
0
145
325
$112,882
171,850

17
26

183
85

$84,173
02,204
D,583
56,279
10,653

5,533

89,3tl5
34,423

----i;OSO;34S- ---i4;5ilo- -----6;557
3l<J,060
a07,300
457,774
15,634,801

20,282
1,687

8,789
1,343

--250;538- ---i5S;i57

Source: Bureau at tho Census, Department of Oommerce.

No. 618.-PRODUCING MINES AND QUARRIES:

PRINCIPAL STATISTICS

Oontinental United States

1889

1902

Per
cent of
increase!
19001919

1919

1909

nOl!.~

\·}i)tO U ,·
'1" I 'i\~~

Numher of enterprises ___________________
Number ofmines and quarries ___________
Number
of petroleum and natural-gas
wells _________________________
,_________
Number ofnatllral-gas gasolinG plants ___
Peroons engaged ______________ - _______,___
Proprietors and firm members, totaL __
Number performIng manual labor ___
Saluried amployees ____________________
Wage earners (average number) _______
Wage earners, Dec. 16, or ncarest representatived!lY, totaL _____________
Above ground _______________________

po~;lg~J(~:l~gate-horsiipowcr)=:::::
CapitaL _________________________________
Princi:pe.l
Salaries el!:penses:
________________________________

46,858
17,030

(')

22,084
37,410

123,200

106,320

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(')

('

------f0------ -----ff--6,511

536,043

38,128
581,728

s 536,M3

a 581,728

244,127
291,916

(4)

$1, 310, 635, 318

20,922
8,861
44,127
967,033

21,280
13,844

0.1
-23.8

54.0
257,073
11 115
1,077,676 ----"8:"5
~21, 918
-26.7
1i,245 ~40_8
68.1
7·1,197
981,560
1.4

1,088,189
1,005,283
382,766
366,962
705,423
360,223
OOS, 321
2,867,562
4,608,253
0,723,'786
(0)
$3,380,525,841 $0, 955,466, 831

2.2
4.3
1.0
45.9
105.8

140,328,985
53,393,551
586, 774, 079 1, 205, 9aO, 226
173, 411, 438
519, 593, 676

170.7
103.8
109,0

221,505

5,520,600 $39, 020, 552
Wages __ ______ _______________________
222, 041, 887 369, 959, 960
Supplies and materials _________________
86,075,925 '123,814, 967
Oost of ore, coal, Ilnd na.tural gftS purchased as material 01' tOl' resale _______
Fuel and purchased power_____________ ------(ij-----!toyalties and rents ____________________
34,530,713
~

21,208
18,164

~

35,1)05,35229,318,316
122, 105, 930
45,136,550
175,293,984
63,973,585
140.999,626 '
<I)
17,706,763
79,380,177
(')
20,677,938
28,887,898
438,111,548 796,820,417 1, 238, 410, 322 3, 158, 463, 066

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Ta::ccs _____________ • __ • _________________

Contract work _________________________
Value 01 produots __ " ____________________

~:l

.
Sourco: Bureau of thn Oonsus, Depl\Ttmllnt of Commorce.
1 A mJnus sign (-) donates decrease •
• Not reported.
~ Average number.

I
~

Oomparable figures not available,'
InclUdes cost of fuel.

'

22.5

170.5
174.0
602.3

174.8
165. ()

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