Table 3.4 Top 10 U.S. Land Border Ports for Incoming Passenger and Personal Vehicle Crossings: 2004

Table 3.4
Top 10 U.S. Land Border Ports for Incoming Passenger and Personal Vehicle Crossings: 2004

(Daily annual average)

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Rank1 U.S. Customs port/crossing Passengers crossing in personal vehicles Crossings of personal vehicles Share of personal vehicle crossings at U.S. land border ports (percent)
1 San Ysidro, CA 91,460 48,277 14.5
2 El Paso, TX 77,009 40,595 12.2
3 Brownsville, TX 42,121 19,757 5.9
4 Hidalgo, TX 42,506 19,681 5.9
5 Laredo, TX 41,186 18,425 5.5
6 Otay Mesa, CA 32,440 16,969 5.1
7 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 36,151 16,847 5.1
8 Detroit, MI 28,970 16,798 5.0
9 Calexico, CA 29,094 15,458 4.6
10 San Luis, AZ 20,155 10,290 3.1
  Total, top 10 ports 441,094 223,097 66.9
  Total, North America 700,781 333,615 100.0
  Total, U.S.-Mexico 523,114 249,682 74.8
  Total, U.S.-Canada 177,667 83,933 25.2

1 Rankings are based on the number of personal vehicle crossings per day.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, special tabulation, July 2005; based on data from the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Management Reporting, Data Warehouse CD-ROM, May 2005.