DWI Statistics for Santa Fe County

Population

County Population, 2005: 140,855
County Licensed Drivers, 2005: 104,648
County Rank by Personal Income, 2005: 2
County Percent Population Ages 0-4, 2005: 5.5
County Percent Population Ages 5-17, 2005: 15.7
County Percent Population Ages 18-24, 2005: 9.2
County Estimated Housing Units, 2005: 61,051

Injury

County Crash Deaths, 2001-2005: 126
County Alcohol-Related Crash Deaths, 2001-2005: 59
County % Alcohol-Related Crash Deaths, 2001-2005: 46.8
County Crash Injuries, 2001-2005: 12,860
County Alcohol-Related Crash Injuries, 2001-2005: 1,366
County % Alcohol-Related Crash Injuries, 2001-2005: 10.6
County Alc-Related Crash Permanent Disabilities, 2001-2005: 300

Injuries by Place

County Alc-Related Deaths in Urban Areas, 2001-2005: 19
County Percent Alc-Related Deaths in Urban Areas, 2001-2005: 32.2
County Alc-Related Injuries in Urban Areas, 2001-2005: 964
County Percent Alc-Related Injuries in Urban Areas, 2001-2005: 70.6

Injury Effects

County Percent of Families Alc-Related Crashes Affect, 2001-2005: 2.3
County Alcohol-Related Crash Economic Cost, 2005: $ 101,128,000
County Alc-Related Crash Economic Cost per Housing Unit, 2005: 1,656
County Eventual Alc-Related Crash Deaths: 1,400
County Eventual Alc-Related Crash Disabilities: 7,000
County Eventual Victims of Alc-Related Crashes: 56,300
County Rank for Severe Alc-Related Crash Rate per Capita: 9

Crash Characteristics

County Percent Unbelted in Alc-Rel Crash Deaths, 2001-2005: 76.2
County Percent Alc-Related Crashes at Night, 2001-2005: 54.5
County Percent Alc-Related Crashes on Fri-Sat Night, 2001-2005: 22.6
County Percent Male Alc-Impaired Drivers in Crashes, 2001-2005: 74.9
County Percent Alc-Impaired Drivers in Crashes under age 30, 2001-2005: 45.7
County Percent Alc-Impaired Drivers in Crashes under age 21, 2001-2005: 16.0
County Percent Out-of-State Alc-Impaired Drivers in Crashes, 2001-2005: 6.5

Who is Driving Drunk

County Mean Arrest BAC for DWI Arrests, 2005: 0.159
County % Mean Arrest BAC for DWI Arrests Exceeds .08 limit, 2005: 99.2
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: 46.8
County % of 2003-2005 DWI Arrested Drivers With >1 Prior Arrests Since July 1984: 25.4

County % of 2000-2002 DWI Arrested Drivers Rearrested Within 12 Months: 10.6
County % of 2000-2002 DWI Arrested Drivers Rearrested Within 24 Months: 19.8
County % of 2000-2002 DWI Arrested Drivers Rearrested Within 36 Months: 28.9

County % of 2000-2002 First-DWI-Arrest Drivers Rearrested Within 12 Months: 8.8
County % of 2000-2002 First-DWI-Arrest Drivers Rearrested Within 24 Months: 15.3
County % of 2000-2002 First-DWI-Arrest Drivers Rearrested Within 36 Months: 19.6

County % of 2000-2002 Repeat-DWI-Arrest Drivers Rearrested Within 12 Months: 10.5
County % of 2000-2002 Repeat-DWI-Arrest Drivers Rearrested Within 24 Months: 18.5
County % of 2000-2002 Repeat-DWI-Arrest Drivers Rearrested Within 36 Months: 26.1

DWI Enforcement

County DWI Arrests, 2005: 1,492
County % of Drivers Arrested in 2005: 1.43
County No. of Local Drivers Ever Convicted for DWI, 2005: 14,950

County % of DWI Arrests That Involved No Crash, 2003-2005: 79.4
County % of DWI Arrests Made by Municipal Police, 2003-2005: 46.9
County % of State DWI Arrests Made by Tribal Police, 2003-2005: 6.8
County % of DWI Arrests Made by Sheriffs Deputies, 2003-2005: 22.4
County % of DWI Arrests Made by State Police, 2003-2005: 23.9
County % of DWI Arrests of Drivers Age Under 18, 2003-2005: 2.9
County % of DWI Arrests of Drivers Age 18-20, 2003-2005: 8.8

Driver License Revocation

County % of DWI Arrests Resulting in Administrative License Revocation, 2003-2005: 89.2
County % of DWI Arrests Requesting License Revocation Hearings, 2003-2005: 26.9
County Mean No. of Days from Arrest to Court Date, 2003-2005: 153
County Mean No. of Days from Arrest to Hearing Date, 2003-2005: 73
County % of Hearings Sustaining License Revocation Actions, 2003-2005: 64.0
County No. of DWI License Revocation Hearings, 2003-2005: 1,282

Court Action

County % of DWI Arrests with Guilty Finding, 2003-2005: 81.0
County % of DWI Arrests with Dismissal or Acquittal, 2003-2005: 19.0
County % of DWI Arrests with Plea of Guilty, 2003-2005: 51.0
County % of DWI Arrests with No Disposition after 12 months, 2005: 14.4
County % of DWI Arrests with No Disposition after 24 months, 2004: 13.4
County Direct Annual Cost of DWI Case Handling, 2003-2005: $ 2,061,000

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 1:24:48 pm