DWI Statistics for Bernalillo County

Population

County Population, 2004: 593,765
County Licensed Drivers, 2004: 409,603
County Rank by Personal Income, 2003: 3
County Percent Population Ages 0-4, 2004: 7.0
County Percent Population Ages 5-17, 2004: 17.3
County Percent Population Ages 18-24, 2004: 10.1
County Estimated Housing Units, 2004: 259,500

Injury

County Crash Deaths, 2000-2004: 347
County Alcohol-Related Crash Deaths, 2000-2004: 154
County % Alcohol-Related Crash Deaths, 2000-2004: 44.4
County Crash Injuries, 2000-2004: 51,921
County Alcohol-Related Crash Injuries, 2000-2004: 4,008
County % Alcohol-Related Crash Injuries, 2000-2004: 7.7
County Alc-Related Crash Permanent Disabilities, 2000-2004: 770

Injuries by Place

County Alc-Related Deaths in Urban Areas, 2000-2004: 140
County Percent Alc-Related Deaths in Urban Areas, 2000-2004: 90.9
County Alc-Related Injuries in Urban Areas, 2000-2004: 3,853
County Percent Alc-Related Injuries in Urban Areas, 2000-2004: 96.1

Injury Effects

County Percent of Families Alc-Related Crashes Affect, 2000-2004: 1.6
County Alcohol-Related Crash Economic Cost, 2004: $ 208,873,000
County Alc-Related Crash Economic Cost per Housing Unit, 2004: 805
County Eventual Alc-Related Crash Deaths: 5,900
County Eventual Alc-Related Crash Disabilities: 29,500
County Eventual Victims of Alc-Related Crashes: 237,500
County Rank for Severe Alc-Related Crash Rate per Capita: 20

Crash Characteristics

County Percent Unbelted in Alc-Rel Crash Deaths, 2000-2004: 65.9
County Percent Alc-Related Crashes at Night, 2000-2004: 59.1
County Percent Alc-Related Crashes on Fri-Sat Night, 2000-2004: 24.6
County Percent Male Alc-Impaired Drivers in Crashes, 2000-2004: 75.3
County Percent Alc-Impaired Drivers in Crashes under age 30, 2000-2004: 50.8
County Percent Alc-Impaired Drivers in Crashes under age 21, 2000-2004: 16.6
County Percent Out-of-State Alc-Impaired Drivers in Crashes, 2000-2004: 5.6

Who is Driving Drunk

County Mean Arrest BAC for DWI Arrests, 2004: 0.151
County % Mean Arrest BAC for DWI Arrests Exceeds .08 limit, 2004: 88.3
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 2002-2004 DWI Arrested Drivers With 1 or More Prior Arrests Since July 1984: 44.4
County % of 2002-2004 DWI Arrested Drivers With >1 Prior Arrests Since July 1984: 22.3

County % of 1999-2001 DWI Arrested Drivers Rearrested Within 12 Months: 10.6
County % of 1999-2001 DWI Arrested Drivers Rearrested Within 24 Months: 20.2
County % of 1999-2001 DWI Arrested Drivers Rearrested Within 36 Months: 28.5

County % of 1999-2001 First-DWI-Arrest Drivers Rearrested Within 12 Months: 8.4
County % of 1999-2001 First-DWI-Arrest Drivers Rearrested Within 24 Months: 15.5
County % of 1999-2001 First-DWI-Arrest Drivers Rearrested Within 36 Months: 20.7

County % of 1999-2001 Repeat-DWI-Arrest Drivers Rearrested Within 12 Months: 11.4
County % of 1999-2001 Repeat-DWI-Arrest Drivers Rearrested Within 24 Months: 19.8
County % of 1999-2001 Repeat-DWI-Arrest Drivers Rearrested Within 36 Months: 26.1

DWI Enforcement

County DWI Arrests, 2004: 6,945
County % of Drivers Arrested in 2004: 1.70
County No. of Local Drivers Ever Convicted for DWI, 2004: 58,515

County % of DWI Arrests That Involved No Crash, 2002-2004: 86.0
County % of DWI Arrests Made by Municipal Police, 2002-2004: 85.5
County % of State DWI Arrests Made by Tribal Police, 2002-2004: 0.7
County % of DWI Arrests Made by Sheriffs Deputies, 2002-2004: 10.2
County % of DWI Arrests Made by State Police, 2002-2004: 3.6
County % of DWI Arrests of Drivers Age Under 18, 2002-2004: 1.7
County % of DWI Arrests of Drivers Age 18-20, 2002-2004: 9.8

Driver License Revocation

County % of DWI Arrests Resulting in Administrative License Revocation, 2002-2004: 76.2
County % of DWI Arrests Requesting License Revocation Hearings, 2002-2004: 41.8
County Mean No. of Days from Arrest to Court Date, 2002-2004: 178
County Mean No. of Days from Arrest to Hearing Date, 2002-2004: 80
County % of Hearings Sustaining License Revocation Actions, 2002-2004: 47.9
County No. of DWI License Revocation Hearings, 2002-2004: 8,898

Court Action

County % of DWI Arrests with Guilty Finding, 2002-2004: 64.0
County % of DWI Arrests with Dismissal or Acquittal, 2002-2004: 36.0
County % of DWI Arrests with Plea of Guilty, 2002-2004: 57.7
County % of DWI Arrests with No Disposition after 12 months, 2002-2004: 25.3
County % of DWI Arrests with No Disposition after 24 months, 2002-2004: 15.7
County Direct Annual Cost of DWI Case Handling, 2002-2004: $ 8,895,000

Additional Summary Information

County DWI Statistics & Trends Summary, 1985-2004
DWI Statistics & Trends Summary for NM State Police Efforts in the County, 1985-2004

DWI Statistics by Police Agency
Crash Statistics by County
Fatal Crash Narratives by County

Produced by the DWI Resource Center, January 15, 2006 8:58:26 am