Table C-16 Monthly Incoming Truck Crossings at the Top 10 U.S. Land Ports: 2001

Table C-16
Monthly Incoming Truck Crossings at the Top 10 U.S. Land Ports: 2001

Thousands Of Crossings

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Rank in 2001 Port Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
1 Detroit, MI 144 133 153 142 156 146 113 143 123 143 138 107
2 Laredo, TX 115 106 121 108 125 117 117 128 114 132 114 106
3 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 97 89 100 96 106 99 89 101 81 99 93 75
4 Port Huron, MI 70 64 71 69 77 72 63 73 66 76 70 59
5 Otay Mesa, CA 55 53 61 58 64 62 63 63 56 66 59 50
6 El Paso, TX 53 55 59 53 60 57 46 56 53 60 58 50
7 Blaine, WA 40 38 42 40 42 41 44 46 35 40 33 29
8 Champlain-Rouses Pt., NY 32 29 32 31 36 33 32 33 32 35 31 26
9 Hidalgo, TX 30 28 35 34 32 29 30 32 28 32 30 27
10 Alexandria Bay, NY 24 21 24 24 25 23 24 25 22 25 22 19
Total, top 10 ports 660 618 698 656 723 679 619 700 609 709 650 547
  Total, from Canada 579 532 596 569 626 585 529 601 542 607 555 455
  Total, from Mexico 359 342 388 352 388 361 343 374 333 385 356 322
  Total, all land ports 939 875 985 921 1,013 946 872 975 875 993 912 777

Percentage Change: 2000-2001

Rank in 2001 Port Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
1 Detroit, MI -3.9 -13.5 -9.3 -2.4 -3.3 -6.4 -1.6 -8.3 -16.7 -9.1 -4.3 -5.5
2 Laredo, TX 0.5 -13.0 -9.4 -3.8 -4.8 -10.9 -1.7 -5.1 -9.8 -0.2 -9.0 -3.4
3 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 5.4 -8.0 -11.2 -4.9 -4.8 -8.1 -0.3 -4.8 -16.4 -7.1 -4.6 -8.1
4 Port Huron, MI 5.2 -4.4 -6.0 1.8 1.1 -7.2 4.7 -3.7 -6.3 -1.1 -2.6 8.1
5 Otay Mesa, CA 10.4 -1.4 4.1 7.3 6.6 -2.8 3.4 0.1 -5.2 9.4 5 -0.9
6 El Paso, TX -6.2 -6.9 -8.9 -5.0 -7.5 -10.0 -16.0 -27.4 -11.5 -5.4 14 1.3
7 Blaine, WA 1.6 -2.9 -4.6 -3.3 -10.7 -9.7 -1.9 -5.7 -17.1 -3.7 -27.9 -18.2
8 Champlain- Rouses Pt., NY 9.3 0.5 0 -3.8 2.4 1 0.2 -9.6 -14.1 1.6 -6.5 -3.5
9 Hidalgo, TX 5.9 -8.3 -3.0 10.9 -3.0 -6.9 -1.5 -5.3 -7.1 0.4 -2.5 4
10 Alexandria Bay, NY 5.2 -2.7 -5.1 0.9 -1.0 -4.1 8.5 3.8 -0.2 -0.2 -6.4 -3.1
  Total, North America 2.0 -8.0 -6.3 -1.4 -2.3 -6.6 -1.6 -6.5 -8.4 -2.2 -5.5 -3.3
  From Mexico 0.6 -9.2 -6.3 -2.0 -3.5 -9.7 -4.1 -8.9 -9.1 -0.7 -2.1 -2.0
  From Canada 2.9 -7.2 -6.3 -1.1 -1.5 -4.6 0.0 -5.0 -7.9 -3.1 -7.5 -4.2

NOTE: Rank is based on the total number of truck crossings in 2001. Data represent the number of truck crossings, not the number of unique vehicles, and include both loaded and unloaded trucks.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, special tabulation, April 2002; based on U.S. Department of the Treasury, U.S. Customs Service, Mission Support Services, Office of Field Operations, Operations Management Database CD, 2002.