Table 1 - Major NAFTA Border Crossings: 1996 and 2000

Table 1 - Major NAFTA Border Crossings: 1996 and 2000

(Trucks crossing into the United States)

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Rank in 2000 Port name 1996 (thousands) 2000 (thousands) Percentage change (1996-2000) Average number of trucks per day (1996) Average number of trucks per day (2000)
1 Detroit, MI 1,332 1,769 32.8 3,649 4,848
2 Laredo, TX 1,016 1,493 47 2,784 4,091
3 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 996 1,198 20.3 2,729 3,282
4 Port Huron, MI 636 839 31.9 1,742 2,299
5 El Paso, TX 556 720 29.6 1,523 1,974
6 Otay Mesa/San Ysidro, CA 531 688 29.6 1,455 1,886
7 Blaine, WA 402 517 28.6 1,101 1,416
8 Champlain-Rouses Pt., NY 279 391 40.1 764 1,071
9 Hidalgo, TX 205 374 82.5 562 1,025
10 Brownsville, TX 226 299 32.4 619 820
11 Calexico East/Calexico, CA 171 279 63 468 764
12 Alexandria Bay, NY 203 278 37.1 556 763
13 Nogales, AZ 229 255 11.2 627 698
14 Pembina, ND 141 214 52 386 587
15 Calais, ME 116 154 32.7 318 422

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, special tabulation, August 2001, based on data from U.S. Department of the Treasury, U.S. Customs Service, Operations Management Warehouse database, May 2001.