DWI Statistics for Hidalgo County

Population

County Population, 2005: 5,139
County Licensed Drivers, 2005: 3,512
County Rank by Personal Income, 2005: 26
County Percent Population Ages 0-4, 2005: 6.0
County Percent Population Ages 5-17, 2005: 20.6
County Percent Population Ages 18-24, 2005: 9.8
County Estimated Housing Units, 2005: 3,033

Injury

County Crash Deaths, 2001-2005: 34
County Alcohol-Related Crash Deaths, 2001-2005: 4
County % Alcohol-Related Crash Deaths, 2001-2005: 11.8
County Crash Injuries, 2001-2005: 383
County Alcohol-Related Crash Injuries, 2001-2005: 24
County % Alcohol-Related Crash Injuries, 2001-2005: 6.3
County Alc-Related Crash Permanent Disabilities, 2001-2005: 20

Injuries by Place

County Alc-Related Deaths in Urban Areas, 2001-2005: 1
County Percent Alc-Related Deaths in Urban Areas, 2001-2005: 25.0
County Alc-Related Injuries in Urban Areas, 2001-2005: 7
County Percent Alc-Related Injuries in Urban Areas, 2001-2005: 29.2

Injury Effects

County Percent of Families Alc-Related Crashes Affect, 2001-2005: 0.9
County Alcohol-Related Crash Economic Cost, 2005: $ 4,582,000
County Alc-Related Crash Economic Cost per Housing Unit, 2005: 1,511
County Eventual Alc-Related Crash Deaths: 100
County Eventual Alc-Related Crash Disabilities: 500
County Eventual Victims of Alc-Related Crashes: 2,100
County Rank for Severe Alc-Related Crash Rate per Capita: 25

Crash Characteristics

County Percent Unbelted in Alc-Rel Crash Deaths, 2001-2005: 0.0
County Percent Alc-Related Crashes at Night, 2001-2005: 58.3
County Percent Alc-Related Crashes on Fri-Sat Night, 2001-2005: 8.3
County Percent Male Alc-Impaired Drivers in Crashes, 2001-2005: 83.3
County Percent Alc-Impaired Drivers in Crashes under age 30, 2001-2005: 45.8
County Percent Alc-Impaired Drivers in Crashes under age 21, 2001-2005: 12.5
County Percent Out-of-State Alc-Impaired Drivers in Crashes, 2001-2005: 30.4

Who is Driving Drunk

County Mean Arrest BAC for DWI Arrests, 2005: 0.142
County % Mean Arrest BAC for DWI Arrests Exceeds .08 limit, 2005: 78.0
No. of Drinks to Reach Mean BAC in 1 hour, for 160 lb. Driver: 7
No. of Drinks to Reach Mean BAC in 2 hours, for 160 lb. Driver: 8

County % of 2003-2005 DWI Arrested Drivers With 1 or More Prior Arrests Since July 1984: 38.1
County % of 2003-2005 DWI Arrested Drivers With >1 Prior Arrests Since July 1984: 21.6

County % of 2000-2002 DWI Arrested Drivers Rearrested Within 12 Months: 5.3
County % of 2000-2002 DWI Arrested Drivers Rearrested Within 24 Months: 12.9
County % of 2000-2002 DWI Arrested Drivers Rearrested Within 36 Months: 18.2

County % of 2000-2002 First-DWI-Arrest Drivers Rearrested Within 12 Months: 3.8
County % of 2000-2002 First-DWI-Arrest Drivers Rearrested Within 24 Months: 11.4
County % of 2000-2002 First-DWI-Arrest Drivers Rearrested Within 36 Months: 12.7

County % of 2000-2002 Repeat-DWI-Arrest Drivers Rearrested Within 12 Months: 7.5
County % of 2000-2002 Repeat-DWI-Arrest Drivers Rearrested Within 24 Months: 13.2
County % of 2000-2002 Repeat-DWI-Arrest Drivers Rearrested Within 36 Months: 18.9

DWI Enforcement

County DWI Arrests, 2005: 100
County % of Drivers Arrested in 2005: 2.85
County No. of Local Drivers Ever Convicted for DWI, 2005: 502

County % of DWI Arrests That Involved No Crash, 2003-2005: 94.9
County % of DWI Arrests Made by Municipal Police, 2003-2005: 44.3
County % of State DWI Arrests Made by Tribal Police, 2003-2005: 0.0
County % of DWI Arrests Made by Sheriffs Deputies, 2003-2005: 23.2
County % of DWI Arrests Made by State Police, 2003-2005: 32.5
County % of DWI Arrests of Drivers Age Under 18, 2003-2005: 3.4
County % of DWI Arrests of Drivers Age 18-20, 2003-2005: 5.1

Driver License Revocation

County % of DWI Arrests Resulting in Administrative License Revocation, 2003-2005: 94.5
County % of DWI Arrests Requesting License Revocation Hearings, 2003-2005: 12.1
County Mean No. of Days from Arrest to Court Date, 2003-2005: 89
County Mean No. of Days from Arrest to Hearing Date, 2003-2005: 68
County % of Hearings Sustaining License Revocation Actions, 2003-2005: 61.3
County No. of DWI License Revocation Hearings, 2003-2005: 31

Court Action

County % of DWI Arrests with Guilty Finding, 2003-2005: 87.3
County % of DWI Arrests with Dismissal or Acquittal, 2003-2005: 12.7
County % of DWI Arrests with Plea of Guilty, 2003-2005: 78.1
County % of DWI Arrests with No Disposition after 12 months, 2005: 15.3
County % of DWI Arrests with No Disposition after 24 months, 2004: 6.0
County Direct Annual Cost of DWI Case Handling, 2003-2005: $ 111,000

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 1:24:47 pm