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
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 3,746,885
All buses 319,087
All train passengers 12,101
All U.S.-Mexican land gateways 2004
All personal vehicle passengers 190,936,607
All personal vehicles 91,133,889
All pedestrians 48,084,235
All bus passengers 3,388,517
All buses 269,027
All train passengers 12,664
All U.S.-Mexican land gateways 2005
All personal vehicle passengers 186,067,448
All personal vehicles 91,556,319
All pedestrians 45,829,612
All bus passengers 3,169,779
All buses 256,396
All train passengers 17,833
All U.S.-Mexican land gateways 2006
All personal vehicle passengers 179,255,014
All personal vehicles 88,295,570
All pedestrians 46,251,414
All bus passengers 3,187,282
All buses 262,862
All train passengers 21,504
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 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 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 vehicle passengers ─ top 5 gateways 2005
San Ysidro, CA 32,265,477
El Paso, TX 29,180,824
Brownsville, TX 14,614,745
Laredo, TX 14,017,324
Hidalgo, TX 13,989,453
Personal vehicle passengers ─ top 5 gateways 2006
San Ysidro, CA 31,868,563
El Paso, TX 27,999,510
Laredo, TX 14,244,080
Brownsville, TX 14,023,353
Hidalgo, TX 12,632,201
Personal vehicles ─ top 5 gateways 2002
San Ysidro, CA 16,441,766
El Paso, TX 13,095,153
Hidalgo, TX 8,136,100
Brownsville, TX 7,896,809
Laredo, TX 6,921,709
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
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
Personal vehicles ─ top 5 gateways 2005
San Ysidro, CA 17,208,106
El Paso, TX 15,971,739
Brownsville, TX 7,103,553
Hidalgo, TX 6,969,846
Otay Mesa, CA 6,672,994
Personal vehicles ─ top 5 gateways 2006
San Ysidro, CA 17,135,163
El Paso, TX 15,602,602
Brownsville, TX 6,967,503
Hidalgo, TX 6,480,467
Calexico, CA 6,110,214
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
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
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
Pedestrians ─ top 5 gateways 2005
San Ysidro, CA 8,156,350
El Paso, TX 7,613,546
Nogales, AZ 6,930,198
Calexico, CA 4,481,014
Laredo, TX 4,356,041
Pedestrians ─ top 5 gateways 2006
San Ysidro, CA 7,811,614
Nogales, AZ 7,726,045
El Paso, TX 7,500,141
Laredo, TX 4,245,842
Calexico, CA 4,048,629
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
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
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
Bus passengers ─ top 5 gateways 2005
San Ysidro, CA 995,337
Laredo, TX 826,679
Hidalgo, TX 369,443
El Paso, TX 276,381
Otay Mesa, CA 251,614
Bus passengers ─ top 5 gateways 2006
San Ysidro, CA 1,060,444
Laredo, TX 878,164
Otay Mesa, CA 312,862
El Paso, TX 239,749
Nogales, AZ 217,093
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
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
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
Buses ─ top 5 gateways 2005
San Ysidro, CA 105,930
Otay Mesa, CA 39,203
Laredo, TX 35,841
Hidalgo, TX 27,964
El Paso, TX 15,993
Buses ─ top 5 gateways 2006
San Ysidro, CA 100,632
Otay Mesa, CA 44,793
Laredo, TX 37,105
Hidalgo, TX 27,344
El Paso, TX 14,843
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
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
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
Train passengers ─ top 5 gateways 2005
El Paso, TX 7,637
Eagle Pass, TX 7,248
Calexico East, CA 1,239
Nogales, AZ 952
Otay Mesa/San Ysidro, CA 478
Train passengers ─ top 5 gateways 2006
El Paso, TX 11,165
Eagle Pass, TX 5,348
Nogales, AZ 2,612
Calexico East, CA 1,556
Otay Mesa/San Ysidro, CA 422

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, October 2007. 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: 2007).