DWI Statistics for Curry County

Population

County Population, 2004: 45,662
County Licensed Drivers, 2004: 29,745
County Rank by Personal Income, 2003: 6
County Percent Population Ages 0-4, 2004: 8.6
County Percent Population Ages 5-17, 2004: 20.6
County Percent Population Ages 18-24, 2004: 11.5
County Estimated Housing Units, 2004: 19,683

Injury

County Crash Deaths, 2000-2004: 26
County Alcohol-Related Crash Deaths, 2000-2004: 10
County % Alcohol-Related Crash Deaths, 2000-2004: 38.5
County Crash Injuries, 2000-2004: 2,535
County Alcohol-Related Crash Injuries, 2000-2004: 180
County % Alcohol-Related Crash Injuries, 2000-2004: 7.1
County Alc-Related Crash Permanent Disabilities, 2000-2004: 50

Injuries by Place

County Alc-Related Deaths in Urban Areas, 2000-2004: 6
County Percent Alc-Related Deaths in Urban Areas, 2000-2004: 60.0
County Alc-Related Injuries in Urban Areas, 2000-2004: 123
County Percent Alc-Related Injuries in Urban Areas, 2000-2004: 68.3

Injury Effects

County Percent of Families Alc-Related Crashes Affect, 2000-2004: 1.0
County Alcohol-Related Crash Economic Cost, 2004: $ 8,755,000
County Alc-Related Crash Economic Cost per Housing Unit, 2004: 445
County Eventual Alc-Related Crash Deaths: 500
County Eventual Alc-Related Crash Disabilities: 2,500
County Eventual Victims of Alc-Related Crashes: 18,300
County Rank for Severe Alc-Related Crash Rate per Capita: 30

Crash Characteristics

County Percent Unbelted in Alc-Rel Crash Deaths, 2000-2004: 60.0
County Percent Alc-Related Crashes at Night, 2000-2004: 62.0
County Percent Alc-Related Crashes on Fri-Sat Night, 2000-2004: 28.7
County Percent Male Alc-Impaired Drivers in Crashes, 2000-2004: 79.6
County Percent Alc-Impaired Drivers in Crashes under age 30, 2000-2004: 48.4
County Percent Alc-Impaired Drivers in Crashes under age 21, 2000-2004: 18.3
County Percent Out-of-State Alc-Impaired Drivers in Crashes, 2000-2004: 16.7

Who is Driving Drunk

County Mean Arrest BAC for DWI Arrests, 2004: 0.145
County % Mean Arrest BAC for DWI Arrests Exceeds .08 limit, 2004: 81.0
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 2002-2004 DWI Arrested Drivers With 1 or More Prior Arrests Since July 1984: 36.9
County % of 2002-2004 DWI Arrested Drivers With >1 Prior Arrests Since July 1984: 19.0

County % of 1999-2001 DWI Arrested Drivers Rearrested Within 12 Months: 7.6
County % of 1999-2001 DWI Arrested Drivers Rearrested Within 24 Months: 14.1
County % of 1999-2001 DWI Arrested Drivers Rearrested Within 36 Months: 19.0

County % of 1999-2001 First-DWI-Arrest Drivers Rearrested Within 12 Months: 6.5
County % of 1999-2001 First-DWI-Arrest Drivers Rearrested Within 24 Months: 13.0
County % of 1999-2001 First-DWI-Arrest Drivers Rearrested Within 36 Months: 16.1

County % of 1999-2001 Repeat-DWI-Arrest Drivers Rearrested Within 12 Months: 7.8
County % of 1999-2001 Repeat-DWI-Arrest Drivers Rearrested Within 24 Months: 12.2
County % of 1999-2001 Repeat-DWI-Arrest Drivers Rearrested Within 36 Months: 17.0

DWI Enforcement

County DWI Arrests, 2004: 348
County % of Drivers Arrested in 2004: 1.17
County No. of Local Drivers Ever Convicted for DWI, 2004: 4,249

County % of DWI Arrests That Involved No Crash, 2002-2004: 88.2
County % of DWI Arrests Made by Municipal Police, 2002-2004: 58.2
County % of State DWI Arrests Made by Tribal Police, 2002-2004: 0.0
County % of DWI Arrests Made by Sheriffs Deputies, 2002-2004: 22.4
County % of DWI Arrests Made by State Police, 2002-2004: 19.3
County % of DWI Arrests of Drivers Age Under 18, 2002-2004: 2.2
County % of DWI Arrests of Drivers Age 18-20, 2002-2004: 9.1

Driver License Revocation

County % of DWI Arrests Resulting in Administrative License Revocation, 2002-2004: 86.7
County % of DWI Arrests Requesting License Revocation Hearings, 2002-2004: 22.7
County Mean No. of Days from Arrest to Court Date, 2002-2004: 142
County Mean No. of Days from Arrest to Hearing Date, 2002-2004: 72
County % of Hearings Sustaining License Revocation Actions, 2002-2004: 50.7
County No. of DWI License Revocation Hearings, 2002-2004: 277

Court Action

County % of DWI Arrests with Guilty Finding, 2002-2004: 85.0
County % of DWI Arrests with Dismissal or Acquittal, 2002-2004: 15.0
County % of DWI Arrests with Plea of Guilty, 2002-2004: 69.8
County % of DWI Arrests with No Disposition after 12 months, 2002-2004: 17.8
County % of DWI Arrests with No Disposition after 24 months, 2002-2004: 14.9
County Direct Annual Cost of DWI Case Handling, 2002-2004: $ 510,000

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