Table 9 Top Border Ports for Personal Vehicle Crossings from Mexico and Canada: Monthly Data for 2000 and 2001

Table 9
Top Border Ports for Personal Vehicle Crossings from Mexico and Canada: Monthly Data for 2000 and 2001

(Thousands of crossings, ranked by annual crossings in 2001)

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Border Port August September October November December
2000 2001 Change (%) 2000 2001 Change (%) 2000 2001 Change (%) 2000 2001 Change (%) 2000 2001 Change (%)
U.S.-MEXICO BORDER                              
El Paso, TX 1,480 1,696 14.6 1,427 1,074 -24.7 1,397 982 -29.7 1,249 1,019 -18.4 1,326 1,185 -10.6
San Ysidro, CA 1,315 1,501 14.1 1,197 1,023 -14.6 1,309 1,006 -23.2 1,368 942 -31.1 1,356 1,047 -22.8
Hidalgo, TX 703 526 -25.1 658 563 -14.4 661 555 -16.0 645 573 -11.0 700 666 -4.9
Brownsville, TX 641 688 7.4 632 507 -19.8 633 526 -16.8 648 537 -17.2 704 590 -16.1
Laredo, TX 611 732 19.8 615 496 -19.4 595 509 -14.3 599 524 -12.4 642 571 -11.0
Calexico, CA 544 547 0.4 548 404 -26.4 580 425 -26.8 551 443 -19.6 548 533 -2.6
Nogales, AZ 401 421 4.9 383 321 -16.0 395 284 -28.1 408 352 -13.7 422 348 -17.7
Otay Mesa, CA 432 364 -15.6 427 270 -36.7 408 274 -32.9 242 272 12.2 272 330 21.4
Eagle Pass, TX 275 290 5.6 269 237 -11.9 277 245 -11.5 376 302 -19.9 353 321 -9.2
Calexico East, CA 210 254 20.7 237 223 -5.9 254 229 -9.9 279 271 -2.7 321 315 -1.8
Total, top 10 ports 6,611 7,018 6.2 6,393 5,117 -19.9 6,509 5,035 -22.6 6,364 5,234 -17.7 6,643 5,906 -11.1
Total, all U.S.- Mexico ports 7,786 8,268 6.2 7,564 6,141 -18.8 7,701 6,013 -21.9 7,560 6,330 -16.3 7,940 7,243 -8.8
U.S.-CANADA BORDER                              
Detroit, MI 782 781 -0.1 707 469 -33.6 721 435 -39.7 667 478 -28.3 602 513 -14.8
Buffalo-Niagara, NY 954 973 2.0 722 547 -24.2 663 513 -22.6 527 490 -7.0 491 410 -16.6
Blaine, WA 355 358 0.7 312 191 -38.9 271 146 -45.9 249 164 -34.2 242 185 -23.4
Port Huron, MI 264 266 0.6 215 162 -24.7 206 145 -29.8 179 147 -17.8 152 147 -2.9
Calais, ME 154 153 -0.5 127 120 -5.5 120 46 -62.2 108 67 -38.2 109 72 -34.2
Massena, NY 101 114 13.6 95 86 -9.9 93 83 -10.6 86 84 -2.3 83 86 3.6
Sault Ste. Marie, MI 134 131 -2.6 121 90 -25.4 106 75 -28.9 85 72 -14.9 85 75 -12.3
Champlain-Rouse Pt., NY 128 146 14.1 91 93 2.3 82 70 -13.9 66 64 -4.1 59 64 8.8
Point Roberts, WA 94 89 -5.3 76 54 -29.4 83 44 -46.3 56 42 -25.5 54 45 -16.5
Sumas, WA 95 92 -3.6 78 62 -20.7 69 52 -24.7 55 42 -23.7 54 44 -17.8
Total, top 10 ports 3,061 3,103 1.4 2,544 1,874 -26.3 2,413 1,609 -33.3 2,078 1,649 -20.6 1,930 1,641 -15.0
Total, all U.S.- Canada ports 4,094 4,150 1.4 3,375 2,572 -23.8 3,140 2,223 -29.2 2,679 2,180 -18.6 2,493 2,172 -12.8
Total U.S.-Mexico and U.S.-Canada 11,880 12,418 4.5 10,940 8,714 -20.3 10,840 8,236 -24.0 10,239 8,511 -16.9 10,433 9,416 -9.7

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