DWI Statistics for Chaves County

Population

County Population, 2005: 61,860
County Licensed Drivers, 2005: 42,580
County Rank by Personal Income, 2005: 11
County Percent Population Ages 0-4, 2005: 7.2
County Percent Population Ages 5-17, 2005: 19.0
County Percent Population Ages 18-24, 2005: 11.7
County Estimated Housing Units, 2005: 25,938

Injury

County Crash Deaths, 2001-2005: 45
County Alcohol-Related Crash Deaths, 2001-2005: 18
County % Alcohol-Related Crash Deaths, 2001-2005: 40.0
County Crash Injuries, 2001-2005: 3,590
County Alcohol-Related Crash Injuries, 2001-2005: 307
County % Alcohol-Related Crash Injuries, 2001-2005: 8.6
County Alc-Related Crash Permanent Disabilities, 2001-2005: 90

Injuries by Place

County Alc-Related Deaths in Urban Areas, 2001-2005: 6
County Percent Alc-Related Deaths in Urban Areas, 2001-2005: 33.3
County Alc-Related Injuries in Urban Areas, 2001-2005: 202
County Percent Alc-Related Injuries in Urban Areas, 2001-2005: 65.8

Injury Effects

County Percent of Families Alc-Related Crashes Affect, 2001-2005: 1.3
County Alcohol-Related Crash Economic Cost, 2005: $ 24,046,000
County Alc-Related Crash Economic Cost per Housing Unit, 2005: 927
County Eventual Alc-Related Crash Deaths: 600
County Eventual Alc-Related Crash Disabilities: 3,000
County Eventual Victims of Alc-Related Crashes: 24,700
County Rank for Severe Alc-Related Crash Rate per Capita: 26

Crash Characteristics

County Percent Unbelted in Alc-Rel Crash Deaths, 2001-2005: 75.0
County Percent Alc-Related Crashes at Night, 2001-2005: 58.4
County Percent Alc-Related Crashes on Fri-Sat Night, 2001-2005: 24.6
County Percent Male Alc-Impaired Drivers in Crashes, 2001-2005: 80.3
County Percent Alc-Impaired Drivers in Crashes under age 30, 2001-2005: 48.8
County Percent Alc-Impaired Drivers in Crashes under age 21, 2001-2005: 20.5
County Percent Out-of-State Alc-Impaired Drivers in Crashes, 2001-2005: 7.6

Who is Driving Drunk

County Mean Arrest BAC for DWI Arrests, 2005: 0.157
County % Mean Arrest BAC for DWI Arrests Exceeds .08 limit, 2005: 96.3
No. of Drinks to Reach Mean BAC in 1 hour, for 160 lb. Driver: 8
No. of Drinks to Reach Mean BAC in 2 hours, for 160 lb. Driver: 9

County % of 2003-2005 DWI Arrested Drivers With 1 or More Prior Arrests Since July 1984: 39.9
County % of 2003-2005 DWI Arrested Drivers With >1 Prior Arrests Since July 1984: 18.8

County % of 2000-2002 DWI Arrested Drivers Rearrested Within 12 Months: 5.1
County % of 2000-2002 DWI Arrested Drivers Rearrested Within 24 Months: 8.9
County % of 2000-2002 DWI Arrested Drivers Rearrested Within 36 Months: 13.4

County % of 2000-2002 First-DWI-Arrest Drivers Rearrested Within 12 Months: 4.5
County % of 2000-2002 First-DWI-Arrest Drivers Rearrested Within 24 Months: 7.5
County % of 2000-2002 First-DWI-Arrest Drivers Rearrested Within 36 Months: 9.6

County % of 2000-2002 Repeat-DWI-Arrest Drivers Rearrested Within 12 Months: 5.7
County % of 2000-2002 Repeat-DWI-Arrest Drivers Rearrested Within 24 Months: 10.0
County % of 2000-2002 Repeat-DWI-Arrest Drivers Rearrested Within 36 Months: 16.0

DWI Enforcement

County DWI Arrests, 2005: 261
County % of Drivers Arrested in 2005: 0.61
County No. of Local Drivers Ever Convicted for DWI, 2005: 6,083

County % of DWI Arrests That Involved No Crash, 2003-2005: 75.0
County % of DWI Arrests Made by Municipal Police, 2003-2005: 54.0
County % of State DWI Arrests Made by Tribal Police, 2003-2005: 0.0
County % of DWI Arrests Made by Sheriffs Deputies, 2003-2005: 14.4
County % of DWI Arrests Made by State Police, 2003-2005: 31.6
County % of DWI Arrests of Drivers Age Under 18, 2003-2005: 3.7
County % of DWI Arrests of Drivers Age 18-20, 2003-2005: 6.6

Driver License Revocation

County % of DWI Arrests Resulting in Administrative License Revocation, 2003-2005: 94.0
County % of DWI Arrests Requesting License Revocation Hearings, 2003-2005: 15.1
County Mean No. of Days from Arrest to Court Date, 2003-2005: 97
County Mean No. of Days from Arrest to Hearing Date, 2003-2005: 74
County % of Hearings Sustaining License Revocation Actions, 2003-2005: 66.9
County No. of DWI License Revocation Hearings, 2003-2005: 117

Court Action

County % of DWI Arrests with Guilty Finding, 2003-2005: 90.9
County % of DWI Arrests with Dismissal or Acquittal, 2003-2005: 9.1
County % of DWI Arrests with Plea of Guilty, 2003-2005: 63.3
County % of DWI Arrests with No Disposition after 12 months, 2005: 6.5
County % of DWI Arrests with No Disposition after 24 months, 2004: 7.4
County Direct Annual Cost of DWI Case Handling, 2003-2005: $ 336,000

Additional Summary Information

County DWI Statistics & Trends Summary, 1985-2005
DWI Statistics & Trends Summary for NM State Police Efforts in the County, 1985-2005

DWI Statistics by Police Agency
Crash Statistics by County
Fatal Crash Narratives by County

Produced by the DWI Resource Center, June 3, 2007 1:24:46 pm