Table 1-40: U.S.-Mexican Border Land-Passenger Gateways: 2000

Table 1-40: U.S.-Mexican Border Land-Passenger Gateways: 2000

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  Entering the U.S.
All U.S.-Mexican Land Gateways  
All personal vehicle passengers 239,794,552
All personal vehicles 91,156,796
All pedestrians 47,089,642
All bus passengers 3,465,916
All buses 270,792
All train passengers 18,254
Personal vehicle passengers - top 5 gateways  
El Paso, TX 48,420,274
San Ysidro, CA 31,025,343
Hildago, TX 21,947,731
Calexico, CA 20,094,460
Brownsville, TX 19,693,130
Personal vehicles - top 5 gateways  
El Paso, TX 16,697,439
San Ysidro, CA 14,106,704
Hildago, TX 8,779,691
Brownsville, TX 7,877,255
Laredo, TX 7,151,127
Pedestrians - top 5 gateways  
Calexico, CA 8,352,324
San Ysidro, CA 7,542,450
El Paso, TX 5,825,155
Laredo, TX 5,492,769
Nogales, AZ 4,677,819
Bus passengers - top 5 gateways  
Otay Mesa, CA 845,775
San Ysidro, CA 783,762
Hildago, TX 648,751
Laredo, TX 608,184
El Paso, TX 155,493
Buses - top 5 gateways  
San Ysidro, CA 101,244
Otay Mesa, CA 47,683
Laredo, TX 34,529
Hildalgo, TX 31,836
Brownsville, TX 16,073
Train passengers - top 5 gateways  
Eagle Pass, TX 5,792
Nogales, AZ 4,752
Tecate, CA 3,418
El Paso, TX 2,188
Calexico East, CA 1,687

NOTE: Data reflect all personal vehicles, buses, passengers and pedestrians entering the United States across the U.S.-Mexican border, regardless of nationality.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, special tabulation, August 2001. Based on the following primary data source: U.S. Department of Treasury, U.S. Customs Service, Office of Field Operations, Operations Management Database (Washington, DC: 2000).