Table 12. Top 10 U.S.-Mexico Border Crossings for Incoming Passengers and Personal Vehicles: 2000

Table 12. Top 10 U.S.-Mexico Border Crossings for Incoming Passengers and Personal Vehicles: 2000

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Rank U.S.Customsport/crossing Passengers in personal vehicles per day Personal vehicles per day Daily port share of personal vehicles crossing U.S.-Mexico border (percent)
1 El Paso, TX 132,658  45,746  18.3
2 SanYsidro,CA  85,001  38,649  15.5
3 Hidalgo, TX  60,131  24,054   9.6
4 Brownsville, TX  53,954  21,582   8.6
5 Laredo, TX  48,980  19,592   7.8
6 Calexico, CA  55,053  18,479   7.4
7 Otay Mesa, CA  29,204  13,275   5.3
8 Nogales,AZ  31,511  12,826   5.1
9 Eagle Pass, TX  23,546   9,199   3.7
10 SanLuis,AZ  19,365   7,117   2.8
Total, top 10 ports 539,403 210,519  84.3
Total, all U.S.-Mexico border crossings 656,971 249,745 100.0

NOTE: Rank is based on the number of personal vehicle crossings per day.

SOURCES: U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, special tabulation, June 2001; based on U.S. Department of Treasury, U.S. Customs Service, Mission Support Services, Office of Field Operations, Operations Management Database CD.