DWI Statistics for Eddy County

Population

County Population, 2004: 51,688
County Licensed Drivers, 2004: 36,640
County Rank by Personal Income, 2003: 7
County Percent Population Ages 0-4, 2004: 6.9
County Percent Population Ages 5-17, 2004: 19.6
County Percent Population Ages 18-24, 2004: 10.7
County Estimated Housing Units, 2004: 22,618

Injury

County Crash Deaths, 2000-2004: 53
County Alcohol-Related Crash Deaths, 2000-2004: 16
County % Alcohol-Related Crash Deaths, 2000-2004: 30.2
County Crash Injuries, 2000-2004: 2,986
County Alcohol-Related Crash Injuries, 2000-2004: 300
County % Alcohol-Related Crash Injuries, 2000-2004: 10.0
County Alc-Related Crash Permanent Disabilities, 2000-2004: 80

Injuries by Place

County Alc-Related Deaths in Urban Areas, 2000-2004: 7
County Percent Alc-Related Deaths in Urban Areas, 2000-2004: 43.8
County Alc-Related Injuries in Urban Areas, 2000-2004: 178
County Percent Alc-Related Injuries in Urban Areas, 2000-2004: 59.3

Injury Effects

County Percent of Families Alc-Related Crashes Affect, 2000-2004: 1.4
County Alcohol-Related Crash Economic Cost, 2004: $ 18,247,000
County Alc-Related Crash Economic Cost per Housing Unit, 2004: 807
County Eventual Alc-Related Crash Deaths: 500
County Eventual Alc-Related Crash Disabilities: 2,500
County Eventual Victims of Alc-Related Crashes: 20,700
County Rank for Severe Alc-Related Crash Rate per Capita: 22

Crash Characteristics

County Percent Unbelted in Alc-Rel Crash Deaths, 2000-2004: 71.4
County Percent Alc-Related Crashes at Night, 2000-2004: 63.2
County Percent Alc-Related Crashes on Fri-Sat Night, 2000-2004: 25.6
County Percent Male Alc-Impaired Drivers in Crashes, 2000-2004: 82.4
County Percent Alc-Impaired Drivers in Crashes under age 30, 2000-2004: 54.2
County Percent Alc-Impaired Drivers in Crashes under age 21, 2000-2004: 21.8
County Percent Out-of-State Alc-Impaired Drivers in Crashes, 2000-2004: 8.3

Who is Driving Drunk

County Mean Arrest BAC for DWI Arrests, 2004: 0.155
County % Mean Arrest BAC for DWI Arrests Exceeds .08 limit, 2004: 94.1
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: 45.4
County % of 2002-2004 DWI Arrested Drivers With >1 Prior Arrests Since July 1984: 19.9

County % of 1999-2001 DWI Arrested Drivers Rearrested Within 12 Months: 6.5
County % of 1999-2001 DWI Arrested Drivers Rearrested Within 24 Months: 13.2
County % of 1999-2001 DWI Arrested Drivers Rearrested Within 36 Months: 17.7

County % of 1999-2001 First-DWI-Arrest Drivers Rearrested Within 12 Months: 7.0
County % of 1999-2001 First-DWI-Arrest Drivers Rearrested Within 24 Months: 12.8
County % of 1999-2001 First-DWI-Arrest Drivers Rearrested Within 36 Months: 16.0

County % of 1999-2001 Repeat-DWI-Arrest Drivers Rearrested Within 12 Months: 4.6
County % of 1999-2001 Repeat-DWI-Arrest Drivers Rearrested Within 24 Months: 9.4
County % of 1999-2001 Repeat-DWI-Arrest Drivers Rearrested Within 36 Months: 12.9

DWI Enforcement

County DWI Arrests, 2004: 369
County % of Drivers Arrested in 2004: 1.01
County No. of Local Drivers Ever Convicted for DWI, 2004: 5,234

County % of DWI Arrests That Involved No Crash, 2002-2004: 79.6
County % of DWI Arrests Made by Municipal Police, 2002-2004: 55.2
County % of State DWI Arrests Made by Tribal Police, 2002-2004: 0.0
County % of DWI Arrests Made by Sheriffs Deputies, 2002-2004: 17.1
County % of DWI Arrests Made by State Police, 2002-2004: 27.7
County % of DWI Arrests of Drivers Age Under 18, 2002-2004: 2.8
County % of DWI Arrests of Drivers Age 18-20, 2002-2004: 9.4

Driver License Revocation

County % of DWI Arrests Resulting in Administrative License Revocation, 2002-2004: 96.6
County % of DWI Arrests Requesting License Revocation Hearings, 2002-2004: 8.4
County Mean No. of Days from Arrest to Court Date, 2002-2004: 84
County Mean No. of Days from Arrest to Hearing Date, 2002-2004: 71
County % of Hearings Sustaining License Revocation Actions, 2002-2004: 66.7
County No. of DWI License Revocation Hearings, 2002-2004: 86

Court Action

County % of DWI Arrests with Guilty Finding, 2002-2004: 91.4
County % of DWI Arrests with Dismissal or Acquittal, 2002-2004: 8.6
County % of DWI Arrests with Plea of Guilty, 2002-2004: 63.3
County % of DWI Arrests with No Disposition after 12 months, 2002-2004: 8.1
County % of DWI Arrests with No Disposition after 24 months, 2002-2004: 10.5
County Direct Annual Cost of DWI Case Handling, 2002-2004: $ 430,000

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 8:58:27 am