DWI Statistics for Socorro County

Population

County Population, 2004: 18,177
County Licensed Drivers, 2004: 11,471
County Rank by Personal Income, 2003: 24
County Percent Population Ages 0-4, 2004: 6.1
County Percent Population Ages 5-17, 2004: 18.9
County Percent Population Ages 18-24, 2004: 14.0
County Estimated Housing Units, 2004: 8,171

Injury

County Crash Deaths, 2000-2004: 60
County Alcohol-Related Crash Deaths, 2000-2004: 22
County % Alcohol-Related Crash Deaths, 2000-2004: 36.7
County Crash Injuries, 2000-2004: 911
County Alcohol-Related Crash Injuries, 2000-2004: 153
County % Alcohol-Related Crash Injuries, 2000-2004: 16.8
County Alc-Related Crash Permanent Disabilities, 2000-2004: 110

Injuries by Place

County Alc-Related Deaths in Urban Areas, 2000-2004: 4
County Percent Alc-Related Deaths in Urban Areas, 2000-2004: 18.2
County Alc-Related Injuries in Urban Areas, 2000-2004: 57
County Percent Alc-Related Injuries in Urban Areas, 2000-2004: 37.3

Injury Effects

County Percent of Families Alc-Related Crashes Affect, 2000-2004: 2.1
County Alcohol-Related Crash Economic Cost, 2004: $ 14,911,000
County Alc-Related Crash Economic Cost per Housing Unit, 2004: 1,825
County Eventual Alc-Related Crash Deaths: 200
County Eventual Alc-Related Crash Disabilities: 1,000
County Eventual Victims of Alc-Related Crashes: 7,300
County Rank for Severe Alc-Related Crash Rate per Capita: 13

Crash Characteristics

County Percent Unbelted in Alc-Rel Crash Deaths, 2000-2004: 87.5
County Percent Alc-Related Crashes at Night, 2000-2004: 53.8
County Percent Alc-Related Crashes on Fri-Sat Night, 2000-2004: 22.8
County Percent Male Alc-Impaired Drivers in Crashes, 2000-2004: 78.6
County Percent Alc-Impaired Drivers in Crashes under age 30, 2000-2004: 44.9
County Percent Alc-Impaired Drivers in Crashes under age 21, 2000-2004: 14.6
County Percent Out-of-State Alc-Impaired Drivers in Crashes, 2000-2004: 7.5

Who is Driving Drunk

County Mean Arrest BAC for DWI Arrests, 2004: 0.173
County % Mean Arrest BAC for DWI Arrests Exceeds .08 limit, 2004: 116.0
No. of Drinks to Reach Mean BAC in 1 hour, for 160 lb. Driver: 9
No. of Drinks to Reach Mean BAC in 2 hours, for 160 lb. Driver: 10

County % of 2002-2004 DWI Arrested Drivers With 1 or More Prior Arrests Since July 1984: 54.1
County % of 2002-2004 DWI Arrested Drivers With >1 Prior Arrests Since July 1984: 33.8

County % of 1999-2001 DWI Arrested Drivers Rearrested Within 12 Months: 11.4
County % of 1999-2001 DWI Arrested Drivers Rearrested Within 24 Months: 19.3
County % of 1999-2001 DWI Arrested Drivers Rearrested Within 36 Months: 26.5

County % of 1999-2001 First-DWI-Arrest Drivers Rearrested Within 12 Months: 9.6
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: 20.0

County % of 1999-2001 Repeat-DWI-Arrest Drivers Rearrested Within 12 Months: 12.2
County % of 1999-2001 Repeat-DWI-Arrest Drivers Rearrested Within 24 Months: 19.9
County % of 1999-2001 Repeat-DWI-Arrest Drivers Rearrested Within 36 Months: 25.1

DWI Enforcement

County DWI Arrests, 2004: 210
County % of Drivers Arrested in 2004: 1.83
County No. of Local Drivers Ever Convicted for DWI, 2004: 1,639

County % of DWI Arrests That Involved No Crash, 2002-2004: 82.0
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: 16.4
County % of DWI Arrests Made by State Police, 2002-2004: 25.4
County % of DWI Arrests of Drivers Age Under 18, 2002-2004: 2.7
County % of DWI Arrests of Drivers Age 18-20, 2002-2004: 9.3

Driver License Revocation

County % of DWI Arrests Resulting in Administrative License Revocation, 2002-2004: 89.0
County % of DWI Arrests Requesting License Revocation Hearings, 2002-2004: 19.6
County Mean No. of Days from Arrest to Court Date, 2002-2004: 164
County Mean No. of Days from Arrest to Hearing Date, 2002-2004: 76
County % of Hearings Sustaining License Revocation Actions, 2002-2004: 53.7
County No. of DWI License Revocation Hearings, 2002-2004: 122

Court Action

County % of DWI Arrests with Guilty Finding, 2002-2004: 81.3
County % of DWI Arrests with Dismissal or Acquittal, 2002-2004: 18.7
County % of DWI Arrests with Plea of Guilty, 2002-2004: 76.4
County % of DWI Arrests with No Disposition after 12 months, 2002-2004: 30.7
County % of DWI Arrests with No Disposition after 24 months, 2002-2004: 23.7
County Direct Annual Cost of DWI Case Handling, 2002-2004: $ 260,000

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 8:58:29 am