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 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
All U.S.-Mexican land gateways 2004
All personal vehicle passengers 190,936,607
All personal vehicles 91,341,838
All pedestrians 48,084,235
All bus passengers 3,388,517
All buses 269,027
All train passengers 12,664
Personal vehicle passengers — top 5 gateways 2004
San Ysidro, CA 33,382,991
El Paso, TX 28,108,167
Hidalgo, TX 15,514,648
Brownsville, TX 15,374,317
Laredo, TX 15,032,956
Personal vehicles — top 5 gateways 2004
San Ysidro, CA 17,621,030
El Paso, TX 14,817,206
Brownsville, TX 7,211,401
Hidalgo, TX 7,183,674
Laredo, TX 6,725,119
Pedestrians — top 5 gateways 2004
San Ysidro, CA 9,457,600
El Paso, TX 8,441,671
Nogales, AZ 6,131,407
Calexico, CA 4,847,096
Laredo, TX 4,507,105
Bus passengers — top 5 gateways 2004
San Ysidro, CA 1,032,343
Laredo, TX 802,635
Hidalgo, TX 650,100
El Paso, TX 265,096
Otay Mesa, CA 251,461
Buses — top 5 gateways 2004
San Ysidro, CA 109,946
Otay Mesa, CA 41,032
Laredo, TX 37,902
Hidalgo, TX 32,701
El Paso, TX 17,551
Train passengers — top 5 gateways 2004
Eagle Pass, TX 6,612
El Paso, TX 2,234
Nogales, AZ 1,656
Calexico East, CA 1,618
Otay Mesa/San Ysidro, CA 510

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 2005. Based on the following primary data source: U.S. Department of Treasury, U.S. Customs Service, Office of Field Operations, Operations Management Database.