DWI Statistics for Valencia County

Population

County Population, 2005: 69,417
County Licensed Drivers, 2005: 48,766
County Rank by Personal Income, 2005: 13
County Percent Population Ages 0-4, 2005: 6.8
County Percent Population Ages 5-17, 2005: 19.7
County Percent Population Ages 18-24, 2005: 10.1
County Estimated Housing Units, 2005: 26,009

Injury

County Crash Deaths, 2001-2005: 83
County Alcohol-Related Crash Deaths, 2001-2005: 40
County % Alcohol-Related Crash Deaths, 2001-2005: 48.2
County Crash Injuries, 2001-2005: 2,829
County Alcohol-Related Crash Injuries, 2001-2005: 400
County % Alcohol-Related Crash Injuries, 2001-2005: 14.1
County Alc-Related Crash Permanent Disabilities, 2001-2005: 200

Injuries by Place

County Alc-Related Deaths in Urban Areas, 2001-2005: 9
County Percent Alc-Related Deaths in Urban Areas, 2001-2005: 22.5
County Alc-Related Injuries in Urban Areas, 2001-2005: 177
County Percent Alc-Related Injuries in Urban Areas, 2001-2005: 44.3

Injury Effects

County Percent of Families Alc-Related Crashes Affect, 2001-2005: 1.7
County Alcohol-Related Crash Economic Cost, 2005: $ 24,132,000
County Alc-Related Crash Economic Cost per Housing Unit, 2005: 928
County Eventual Alc-Related Crash Deaths: 700
County Eventual Alc-Related Crash Disabilities: 3,500
County Eventual Victims of Alc-Related Crashes: 27,800
County Rank for Severe Alc-Related Crash Rate per Capita: 19

Crash Characteristics

County Percent Unbelted in Alc-Rel Crash Deaths, 2001-2005: 72.4
County Percent Alc-Related Crashes at Night, 2001-2005: 53.3
County Percent Alc-Related Crashes on Fri-Sat Night, 2001-2005: 23.6
County Percent Male Alc-Impaired Drivers in Crashes, 2001-2005: 77.9
County Percent Alc-Impaired Drivers in Crashes under age 30, 2001-2005: 44.8
County Percent Alc-Impaired Drivers in Crashes under age 21, 2001-2005: 17.5
County Percent Out-of-State Alc-Impaired Drivers in Crashes, 2001-2005: 3.2

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: 104.6
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: 55.7
County % of 2003-2005 DWI Arrested Drivers With >1 Prior Arrests Since July 1984: 32.4

County % of 2000-2002 DWI Arrested Drivers Rearrested Within 12 Months: 12.7
County % of 2000-2002 DWI Arrested Drivers Rearrested Within 24 Months: 22.3
County % of 2000-2002 DWI Arrested Drivers Rearrested Within 36 Months: 30.1

County % of 2000-2002 First-DWI-Arrest Drivers Rearrested Within 12 Months: 9.0
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: 19.0

County % of 2000-2002 Repeat-DWI-Arrest Drivers Rearrested Within 12 Months: 13.4
County % of 2000-2002 Repeat-DWI-Arrest Drivers Rearrested Within 24 Months: 21.5
County % of 2000-2002 Repeat-DWI-Arrest Drivers Rearrested Within 36 Months: 27.4

DWI Enforcement

County DWI Arrests, 2005: 363
County % of Drivers Arrested in 2005: 0.74
County No. of Local Drivers Ever Convicted for DWI, 2005: 6,967

County % of DWI Arrests That Involved No Crash, 2003-2005: 79.0
County % of DWI Arrests Made by Municipal Police, 2003-2005: 49.5
County % of State DWI Arrests Made by Tribal Police, 2003-2005: 4.8
County % of DWI Arrests Made by Sheriffs Deputies, 2003-2005: 15.1
County % of DWI Arrests Made by State Police, 2003-2005: 30.6
County % of DWI Arrests of Drivers Age Under 18, 2003-2005: 1.9
County % of DWI Arrests of Drivers Age 18-20, 2003-2005: 8.1

Driver License Revocation

County % of DWI Arrests Resulting in Administrative License Revocation, 2003-2005: 84.3
County % of DWI Arrests Requesting License Revocation Hearings, 2003-2005: 24.2
County Mean No. of Days from Arrest to Court Date, 2003-2005: 121
County Mean No. of Days from Arrest to Hearing Date, 2003-2005: 76
County % of Hearings Sustaining License Revocation Actions, 2003-2005: 43.9
County No. of DWI License Revocation Hearings, 2003-2005: 341

Court Action

County % of DWI Arrests with Guilty Finding, 2003-2005: 68.3
County % of DWI Arrests with Dismissal or Acquittal, 2003-2005: 31.7
County % of DWI Arrests with Plea of Guilty, 2003-2005: 43.3
County % of DWI Arrests with No Disposition after 12 months, 2005: 11.6
County % of DWI Arrests with No Disposition after 24 months, 2004: 9.8
County Direct Annual Cost of DWI Case Handling, 2003-2005: $ 608,000

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 1:24:49 pm