Table 15 U.S.-Mexican Border Land-Passenger Crossings: 2004

Table 15 U.S.-Mexican Border Land-Passenger Crossings: 2004

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  Entering the U.S.
Total U.S.-Mexico crossings  
Personal vehicles 91,134
Personal vehicle passengers 190,937
Buses 269
Bus passengers 3,389
Train passengers 13
Pedestrians 48,084
Personal vehicles-top 5 gateways  
San Ysidro, CA 17,621
El Paso, TX 14,817
Brownsville, TX 7,211
Hidalgo, TX 7,184
Laredo, TX 6,725
Personal vehicle passengers-top 5 gateways  
San Ysidro, CA 33,383
El Paso, TX 28,108
Hidalgo, TX 15,515
Brownsville, TX 15,374
Laredo, TX 15,033
Buses-top 5 gateways  
San Ysidro, CA 110
Otay Mesa, CA 41
Laredo, TX 38
Hidalgo, TX 33
El Paso, TX 18
Bus passengers-top 5 gateways  
San Ysidro, CA 1,032
Laredo, TX 803
Hidalgo, TX 650
El Paso, TX 265
Otay Mesa, CA 251
Train passengers-top 5 gateways  
Eagle Pass, TX 7
El Paso, TX 2
Nogales, AZ 2
Calexico East, CA 2
Otay Mesa/San Ysidro, CA 1
Pedestrians-top 5 gateways  
San Ysidro, CA 9,458
El Paso, TX 8,442
Nogales, AZ 6,131
Calexico, CA 4,847
Laredo, TX 4,507

Note: Totals may not add due to rounding.

Source: USDOT, RITA, BTS, special tabulation, September 2005; based on U.S. Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations, Operations Management database, as of September 2005.