DWI Statistics for Otero County

Population

County Population, 2005: 63,538
County Licensed Drivers, 2005: 39,239
County Rank by Personal Income, 2005: 24
County Percent Population Ages 0-4, 2005: 6.8
County Percent Population Ages 5-17, 2005: 19.4
County Percent Population Ages 18-24, 2005: 10.5
County Estimated Housing Units, 2005: 30,340

Injury

County Crash Deaths, 2001-2005: 59
County Alcohol-Related Crash Deaths, 2001-2005: 16
County % Alcohol-Related Crash Deaths, 2001-2005: 27.1
County Crash Injuries, 2001-2005: 3,083
County Alcohol-Related Crash Injuries, 2001-2005: 261
County % Alcohol-Related Crash Injuries, 2001-2005: 8.5
County Alc-Related Crash Permanent Disabilities, 2001-2005: 80

Injuries by Place

County Alc-Related Deaths in Urban Areas, 2001-2005: 0
County Percent Alc-Related Deaths in Urban Areas, 2001-2005: 0.0
County Alc-Related Injuries in Urban Areas, 2001-2005: 100
County Percent Alc-Related Injuries in Urban Areas, 2001-2005: 38.3

Injury Effects

County Percent of Families Alc-Related Crashes Affect, 2001-2005: 0.9
County Alcohol-Related Crash Economic Cost, 2005: $ 17,518,000
County Alc-Related Crash Economic Cost per Housing Unit, 2005: 577
County Eventual Alc-Related Crash Deaths: 600
County Eventual Alc-Related Crash Disabilities: 3,000
County Eventual Victims of Alc-Related Crashes: 25,400
County Rank for Severe Alc-Related Crash Rate per Capita: 29

Crash Characteristics

County Percent Unbelted in Alc-Rel Crash Deaths, 2001-2005: 70.0
County Percent Alc-Related Crashes at Night, 2001-2005: 50.3
County Percent Alc-Related Crashes on Fri-Sat Night, 2001-2005: 16.7
County Percent Male Alc-Impaired Drivers in Crashes, 2001-2005: 71.2
County Percent Alc-Impaired Drivers in Crashes under age 30, 2001-2005: 42.0
County Percent Alc-Impaired Drivers in Crashes under age 21, 2001-2005: 17.0
County Percent Out-of-State Alc-Impaired Drivers in Crashes, 2001-2005: 19.9

Who is Driving Drunk

County Mean Arrest BAC for DWI Arrests, 2005: 0.148
County % Mean Arrest BAC for DWI Arrests Exceeds .08 limit, 2005: 85.0
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: 45.3
County % of 2003-2005 DWI Arrested Drivers With >1 Prior Arrests Since July 1984: 22.4

County % of 2000-2002 DWI Arrested Drivers Rearrested Within 12 Months: 10.9
County % of 2000-2002 DWI Arrested Drivers Rearrested Within 24 Months: 19.4
County % of 2000-2002 DWI Arrested Drivers Rearrested Within 36 Months: 25.6

County % of 2000-2002 First-DWI-Arrest Drivers Rearrested Within 12 Months: 9.5
County % of 2000-2002 First-DWI-Arrest Drivers Rearrested Within 24 Months: 16.4
County % of 2000-2002 First-DWI-Arrest Drivers Rearrested Within 36 Months: 19.2

County % of 2000-2002 Repeat-DWI-Arrest Drivers Rearrested Within 12 Months: 11.3
County % of 2000-2002 Repeat-DWI-Arrest Drivers Rearrested Within 24 Months: 18.0
County % of 2000-2002 Repeat-DWI-Arrest Drivers Rearrested Within 36 Months: 24.8

DWI Enforcement

County DWI Arrests, 2005: 457
County % of Drivers Arrested in 2005: 1.16
County No. of Local Drivers Ever Convicted for DWI, 2005: 5,606

County % of DWI Arrests That Involved No Crash, 2003-2005: 87.5
County % of DWI Arrests Made by Municipal Police, 2003-2005: 52.9
County % of State DWI Arrests Made by Tribal Police, 2003-2005: 14.4
County % of DWI Arrests Made by Sheriffs Deputies, 2003-2005: 9.8
County % of DWI Arrests Made by State Police, 2003-2005: 22.9
County % of DWI Arrests of Drivers Age Under 18, 2003-2005: 1.8
County % of DWI Arrests of Drivers Age 18-20, 2003-2005: 8.4

Driver License Revocation

County % of DWI Arrests Resulting in Administrative License Revocation, 2003-2005: 94.1
County % of DWI Arrests Requesting License Revocation Hearings, 2003-2005: 12.8
County Mean No. of Days from Arrest to Court Date, 2003-2005: 107
County Mean No. of Days from Arrest to Hearing Date, 2003-2005: 74
County % of Hearings Sustaining License Revocation Actions, 2003-2005: 61.7
County No. of DWI License Revocation Hearings, 2003-2005: 206

Court Action

County % of DWI Arrests with Guilty Finding, 2003-2005: 85.7
County % of DWI Arrests with Dismissal or Acquittal, 2003-2005: 14.3
County % of DWI Arrests with Plea of Guilty, 2003-2005: 37.1
County % of DWI Arrests with No Disposition after 12 months, 2005: 20.9
County % of DWI Arrests with No Disposition after 24 months, 2004: 23.4
County Direct Annual Cost of DWI Case Handling, 2003-2005: $ 694,000

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