Table 1-43: U.S.-Mexican Border Land-Passenger Gateways: Entering the United States, 2000-2001

Table 1-43: U.S.-Mexican Border Land-Passenger Gateways: Entering the United States, 2000-2001

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All U.S.-Mexican land gateways 2000
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
Hidalgo, 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
Hidalgo, 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
Hidalgo, 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
Hidalgo, 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
Hidalgo, 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

 

All U.S.-Mexican land gateways 2001
All personal vehicle passengers 209,105,846
All personal vehicles 89,526,957
All pedestrians 51,501,321
All bus passengers 3,366,795
All buses 288,285
All train passengers 18,895
Personal vehicle passengers - top 5 gateways  
El Paso, TX 39,200,481
San Ysidro, CA 33,003,554
Hidalgo, TX 17,713,609
Laredo, TX 17,282,264
Brownsville, TX 16,951,901
Personal vehicles - top 5 gateways  
El Paso, TX 16,135,835
San Ysidro, CA 15,001,616
Hidalgo, TX 7,549,907
Brownsville, TX 7,548,394
Laredo, TX 7,454,330
Pedestrians - top 5 gateways  
San Ysidro, CA 11,435,946
El Paso, TX 7,201,100
Calexico, CA 7,119,785
Laredo, TX 5,060,947
Nogales, AZ 4,874,738
Bus passengers - top 5 gateways  
San Ysidro, CA 897,047
Laredo, TX 720,559
Hidalgo, TX 659,450
Otay Mesa, CA 457,980
El Paso, TX 195,399
Buses - top 5 gateways  
San Ysidro, CA 102,627
Otay Mesa, CA 57,954
Laredo, TX 39,718
Hidalgo, TX 33,017
Brownsville, TX 14,026
Train passengers - top 5 gateways  
Eagle Pass, TX 6,704
Tecate, CA 5,018
Nogales, AZ 2,648
El Paso, TX 2,337
Calexico East, CA 1,722

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 2002. 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: 2001).