DWI Statistics for Sierra County

Population

County Population, 2005: 12,815
County Licensed Drivers, 2005: 9,381
County Rank by Personal Income, 2005: 25
County Percent Population Ages 0-4, 2005: 4.1
County Percent Population Ages 5-17, 2005: 14.0
County Percent Population Ages 18-24, 2005: 7.4
County Estimated Housing Units, 2005: 9,082

Injury

County Crash Deaths, 2001-2005: 24
County Alcohol-Related Crash Deaths, 2001-2005: 11
County % Alcohol-Related Crash Deaths, 2001-2005: 45.8
County Crash Injuries, 2001-2005: 467
County Alcohol-Related Crash Injuries, 2001-2005: 75
County % Alcohol-Related Crash Injuries, 2001-2005: 16.1
County Alc-Related Crash Permanent Disabilities, 2001-2005: 60

Injuries by Place

County Alc-Related Deaths in Urban Areas, 2001-2005: 5
County Percent Alc-Related Deaths in Urban Areas, 2001-2005: 45.5
County Alc-Related Injuries in Urban Areas, 2001-2005: 30
County Percent Alc-Related Injuries in Urban Areas, 2001-2005: 40.0

Injury Effects

County Percent of Families Alc-Related Crashes Affect, 2001-2005: 0.9
County Alcohol-Related Crash Economic Cost, 2005: $ 4,241,000
County Alc-Related Crash Economic Cost per Housing Unit, 2005: 467
County Eventual Alc-Related Crash Deaths: 100
County Eventual Alc-Related Crash Disabilities: 500
County Eventual Victims of Alc-Related Crashes: 5,100
County Rank for Severe Alc-Related Crash Rate per Capita: 17

Crash Characteristics

County Percent Unbelted in Alc-Rel Crash Deaths, 2001-2005: 87.5
County Percent Alc-Related Crashes at Night, 2001-2005: 52.2
County Percent Alc-Related Crashes on Fri-Sat Night, 2001-2005: 14.4
County Percent Male Alc-Impaired Drivers in Crashes, 2001-2005: 81.0
County Percent Alc-Impaired Drivers in Crashes under age 30, 2001-2005: 35.7
County Percent Alc-Impaired Drivers in Crashes under age 21, 2001-2005: 15.5
County Percent Out-of-State Alc-Impaired Drivers in Crashes, 2001-2005: 11.1

Who is Driving Drunk

County Mean Arrest BAC for DWI Arrests, 2005: 0.164
County % Mean Arrest BAC for DWI Arrests Exceeds .08 limit, 2005: 104.7
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: 43.7
County % of 2003-2005 DWI Arrested Drivers With >1 Prior Arrests Since July 1984: 21.9

County % of 2000-2002 DWI Arrested Drivers Rearrested Within 12 Months: 10.3
County % of 2000-2002 DWI Arrested Drivers Rearrested Within 24 Months: 19.6
County % of 2000-2002 DWI Arrested Drivers Rearrested Within 36 Months: 28.5

County % of 2000-2002 First-DWI-Arrest Drivers Rearrested Within 12 Months: 8.5
County % of 2000-2002 First-DWI-Arrest Drivers Rearrested Within 24 Months: 15.7
County % of 2000-2002 First-DWI-Arrest Drivers Rearrested Within 36 Months: 21.6

County % of 2000-2002 Repeat-DWI-Arrest Drivers Rearrested Within 12 Months: 11.6
County % of 2000-2002 Repeat-DWI-Arrest Drivers Rearrested Within 24 Months: 20.3
County % of 2000-2002 Repeat-DWI-Arrest Drivers Rearrested Within 36 Months: 23.9

DWI Enforcement

County DWI Arrests, 2005: 106
County % of Drivers Arrested in 2005: 1.13
County No. of Local Drivers Ever Convicted for DWI, 2005: 1,340

County % of DWI Arrests That Involved No Crash, 2003-2005: 88.5
County % of DWI Arrests Made by Municipal Police, 2003-2005: 32.8
County % of State DWI Arrests Made by Tribal Police, 2003-2005: 0.0
County % of DWI Arrests Made by Sheriffs Deputies, 2003-2005: 39.4
County % of DWI Arrests Made by State Police, 2003-2005: 27.9
County % of DWI Arrests of Drivers Age Under 18, 2003-2005: 1.0
County % of DWI Arrests of Drivers Age 18-20, 2003-2005: 7.1

Driver License Revocation

County % of DWI Arrests Resulting in Administrative License Revocation, 2003-2005: 81.8
County % of DWI Arrests Requesting License Revocation Hearings, 2003-2005: 22.5
County Mean No. of Days from Arrest to Court Date, 2003-2005: 159
County Mean No. of Days from Arrest to Hearing Date, 2003-2005: 86
County % of Hearings Sustaining License Revocation Actions, 2003-2005: 37.5
County No. of DWI License Revocation Hearings, 2003-2005: 88

Court Action

County % of DWI Arrests with Guilty Finding, 2003-2005: 80.4
County % of DWI Arrests with Dismissal or Acquittal, 2003-2005: 19.6
County % of DWI Arrests with Plea of Guilty, 2003-2005: 47.2
County % of DWI Arrests with No Disposition after 12 months, 2005: 10.5
County % of DWI Arrests with No Disposition after 24 months, 2004: 6.5
County Direct Annual Cost of DWI Case Handling, 2003-2005: $ 169,000

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