Rural Snapshot: Coal Mining – Production and Employment

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Center for Rural Pennsylvania

Findings:

  • Anthracite coal mining production and employment is concentrated in northeastern Pennsylvania's Schuylkill County.
  • In western Pennsylvania, bituminous coal mining production and employment is concentrated in Clearfield, Cambria, Somerset, Indiana, and Washington counties. 
  • As of 2018, 3,854 (75%) were employed as underground miners; 1,531 (28%) were employed as surface miners.

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