DWI Statistics for Otero County

Population

County Population, 2004: 63,282
County Licensed Drivers, 2004: 38,500
County Rank by Personal Income, 2003: 21
County Percent Population Ages 0-4, 2004: 6.9
County Percent Population Ages 5-17, 2004: 20.0
County Percent Population Ages 18-24, 2004: 10.7
County Estimated Housing Units, 2004: 30,169

Injury

County Crash Deaths, 2000-2004: 64
County Alcohol-Related Crash Deaths, 2000-2004: 22
County % Alcohol-Related Crash Deaths, 2000-2004: 34.4
County Crash Injuries, 2000-2004: 3,153
County Alcohol-Related Crash Injuries, 2000-2004: 286
County % Alcohol-Related Crash Injuries, 2000-2004: 9.1
County Alc-Related Crash Permanent Disabilities, 2000-2004: 110

Injuries by Place

County Alc-Related Deaths in Urban Areas, 2000-2004: 1
County Percent Alc-Related Deaths in Urban Areas, 2000-2004: 4.5
County Alc-Related Injuries in Urban Areas, 2000-2004: 104
County Percent Alc-Related Injuries in Urban Areas, 2000-2004: 36.4

Injury Effects

County Percent of Families Alc-Related Crashes Affect, 2000-2004: 1.0
County Alcohol-Related Crash Economic Cost, 2004: $ 20,492,000
County Alc-Related Crash Economic Cost per Housing Unit, 2004: 679
County Eventual Alc-Related Crash Deaths: 600
County Eventual Alc-Related Crash Disabilities: 3,000
County Eventual Victims of Alc-Related Crashes: 25,300
County Rank for Severe Alc-Related Crash Rate per Capita: 28

Crash Characteristics

County Percent Unbelted in Alc-Rel Crash Deaths, 2000-2004: 71.4
County Percent Alc-Related Crashes at Night, 2000-2004: 49.0
County Percent Alc-Related Crashes on Fri-Sat Night, 2000-2004: 17.4
County Percent Male Alc-Impaired Drivers in Crashes, 2000-2004: 74.7
County Percent Alc-Impaired Drivers in Crashes under age 30, 2000-2004: 41.6
County Percent Alc-Impaired Drivers in Crashes under age 21, 2000-2004: 15.9
County Percent Out-of-State Alc-Impaired Drivers in Crashes, 2000-2004: 20.5

Who is Driving Drunk

County Mean Arrest BAC for DWI Arrests, 2004: 0.149
County % Mean Arrest BAC for DWI Arrests Exceeds .08 limit, 2004: 86.5
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: 47.9
County % of 2002-2004 DWI Arrested Drivers With >1 Prior Arrests Since July 1984: 25.6

County % of 1999-2001 DWI Arrested Drivers Rearrested Within 12 Months: 10.2
County % of 1999-2001 DWI Arrested Drivers Rearrested Within 24 Months: 18.7
County % of 1999-2001 DWI Arrested Drivers Rearrested Within 36 Months: 26.4

County % of 1999-2001 First-DWI-Arrest Drivers Rearrested Within 12 Months: 9.0
County % of 1999-2001 First-DWI-Arrest Drivers Rearrested Within 24 Months: 16.1
County % of 1999-2001 First-DWI-Arrest Drivers Rearrested Within 36 Months: 19.9

County % of 1999-2001 Repeat-DWI-Arrest Drivers Rearrested Within 12 Months: 10.1
County % of 1999-2001 Repeat-DWI-Arrest Drivers Rearrested Within 24 Months: 16.4
County % of 1999-2001 Repeat-DWI-Arrest Drivers Rearrested Within 36 Months: 24.2

DWI Enforcement

County DWI Arrests, 2004: 574
County % of Drivers Arrested in 2004: 1.49
County No. of Local Drivers Ever Convicted for DWI, 2004: 5,500

County % of DWI Arrests That Involved No Crash, 2002-2004: 87.5
County % of DWI Arrests Made by Municipal Police, 2002-2004: 52.9
County % of State DWI Arrests Made by Tribal Police, 2002-2004: 14.4
County % of DWI Arrests Made by Sheriffs Deputies, 2002-2004: 9.8
County % of DWI Arrests Made by State Police, 2002-2004: 22.9
County % of DWI Arrests of Drivers Age Under 18, 2002-2004: 1.8
County % of DWI Arrests of Drivers Age 18-20, 2002-2004: 8.4

Driver License Revocation

County % of DWI Arrests Resulting in Administrative License Revocation, 2002-2004: 96.4
County % of DWI Arrests Requesting License Revocation Hearings, 2002-2004: 11.2
County Mean No. of Days from Arrest to Court Date, 2002-2004: 88
County Mean No. of Days from Arrest to Hearing Date, 2002-2004: 69
County % of Hearings Sustaining License Revocation Actions, 2002-2004: 73.1
County No. of DWI License Revocation Hearings, 2002-2004: 200

Court Action

County % of DWI Arrests with Guilty Finding, 2002-2004: 85.5
County % of DWI Arrests with Dismissal or Acquittal, 2002-2004: 14.5
County % of DWI Arrests with Plea of Guilty, 2002-2004: 40.7
County % of DWI Arrests with No Disposition after 12 months, 2002-2004: 24.4
County % of DWI Arrests with No Disposition after 24 months, 2002-2004: 29.5
County Direct Annual Cost of DWI Case Handling, 2002-2004: $ 749,000

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 8:58:28 am