Table 1-45: U.S.-Mexican Border Land-Passenger Gateways: Entering the United States

Table 1-45: U.S.-Mexican Border Land-Passenger Gateways: Entering the United States

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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 2001
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 2001
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  2001
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 2001
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 2001
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 2001
Eagle Pass, TX 6,704
Tecate, CA 5,018
Nogales, AZ 2,648
El Paso, TX 2,337
Calexico East, CA 1,722
All U.S.-Mexican land gateways 2002
All personal vehicle passengers 199,020,692
All personal vehicles 89,849,415
All pedestrians 50,278,281
All bus passengers 3,926,154
All buses 309,360
All train passengers 15,108
Personal vehicle passengers ─ top 5 gateways 2002
San Ysidro, CA 36,171,884
El Paso, TX 26,363,164
Hidalgo, TX 17,613,527
Laredo, TX 15,915,545
Brownsville, TX 15,820,595
Personal vehicles ─ top 5 gateways 2002
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 2002
El Paso, TX 9,301,395
San Ysidro, CA 7,903,483
Calexico, CA 6,894,820
Nogales, AZ 5,911,866
Laredo, TX 4,648,046
 Bus passengers ─ top 5 gateways  2002
San Ysidro, CA 1,199,630
Laredo, TX 757,459
Hidalgo, TX 632,923
Otay Mesa, CA 546,493
El Paso, TX 351,335
Buses ─ top 5 gateways 2002
San Ysidro, CA 97,042
Otay Mesa, CA 65,474
Laredo, TX 38,852
El Paso, TX 32,270
Hidalgo, TX 31,952
Train passengers ─ top 5 gateways 2002
Eagle Pass, TX 6,872
Nogales, AZ 2,216
Calexico East, CA 1,934
El Paso, TX 1,866
Tecate, CA 1,760
All U.S.-Mexican land gateways 2003
All personal vehicle passengers 193,697,482
All personal vehicles 88,068,391
All pedestrians 48,663,773
All bus passengers 3,747,337
All buses 319,087
All train passengers 12,101
Personal vehicle passengers ─ top 5 gateways 2003
San Ysidro, CA 39,180,519
El Paso, TX 26,317,018
Brownsville, TX 15,673,205
Hidalgo, TX 15,587,611
Laredo, TX 15,208,606
Personal vehicles ─ top 5 gateways 2003
San Ysidro, CA 17,408,481
El Paso, TX 13,699,206
Brownsville, TX 7,219,865
Hidalgo, TX 7,169,629
Laredo, TX 6,777,423
Pedestrians ─ top 5 gateways 2003
El Paso, TX 8,899,168
San Ysidro, CA 8,302,110
Calexico, CA 6,230,123
Nogales, AZ 5,583,533
Laredo, TX 4,577,725
Bus passengers ─ top 5 gateways 2003
San Ysidro, CA 1,244,973
Laredo, TX 748,644
Hidalgo, TX 655,430
El Paso, TX 392,718
Otay Mesa, CA 303,756
Buses ─ top 5 gateways 2003
San Ysidro, CA 110,820
Otay Mesa, CA 72,749
Laredo, TX 35,406
Hidalgo, TX 32,805
El Paso, TX 30,031
Train passengers ─ top 5 gateways 2003
Eagle Pass, TX 6,496
El Paso, TX 1,869
Nogales, AZ 1,664
Calexico East, CA 1,456
Otay Mesa/San Ysidro, CA 460

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, June 2004. 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: 2003).