NAICS 5 Digit Industry 22121

Industry 22121

NAICS 5  Digit Industry 22121 – Natural Gas Distribution

Definition of NAICS 5 Digit Industry 22121: See industry description for NAICS 221210 below.

Industry Description of NAICS Code 221210: This industry comprises of the following:

  1. Establishments primarily engaged in operating gas distribution systems (e.g., mains, meters);
  2. Establishments known as gas marketers that buy gas from the well and sell it to a distribution system;
  3. Establishments known as gas brokers or agents that arrange the sale of gas over gas distribution systems operated by others; and
  4. Establishments primarily engaged in transmitting and distributing gas to final consumers.

Cross-References for Industry 22121

What codes are similar to this industry that might be more applicable? The cross-reference guide below displays the codes that are similar to industry 22121. Please review to find the most applicable classification.

  • Pipeline transportation of natural gas from process plants to local distribution systems–are classified in Industry 486210, Pipeline Transportation of Natural Gas; and
  • Retailing liquefied petroleum (LP) gas via direct selling–are classified in Industry NAICS 454310, Fuel Dealers.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 5-Digit Industry 22121

The North American Industry Classification System contains multiple index entries that are each descriptive of the same code. The bulleted list below shows all applicable index entries (Current and former) that are associated with industry 22121. These index entries further elaborate on the scope of applicable industries that have already been defined at the top of this page.

  • Blue gas, carbureted, production and distribution
  • Coke oven gas, production and distribution
  • Distribution of manufactured gas
  • Distribution of natural gas
  • Gas, manufactured, production and distribution
  • Gas, mixed natural and manufactured, production and distribution
  • Gas, natural, distribution
  • Liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) distribution through mains
  • Manufactured gas production and distribution
  • Natural gas brokers
  • Natural gas distribution systems
  • Natural gas marketers

Industry Breakdown for North American Industry Classification System

NAICS codes are broken down by digit. The broadest description starts with the 2 digit sector codes. The 3 digit subsector codes are more specific, then the 4 digit industry group, 5 digit industry (Where you are now), and the most specific is the 6 digit NAICS code. If the code on this page does not describe the industry of the business in question, then select the largest applicable code below. From there, follow through the progression of smaller digits to the larger digits in order to obtain the most specific 6 digit classification.

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