DWI Statistics for Union County

Population

County Population, 2004: 3,827
County Licensed Drivers, 2004: 3,137
County Rank by Personal Income, 2003: 4
County Percent Population Ages 0-4, 2004: 5.3
County Percent Population Ages 5-17, 2004: 17.9
County Percent Population Ages 18-24, 2004: 10.2
County Estimated Housing Units, 2004: 2,383

Injury

County Crash Deaths, 2000-2004: 26
County Alcohol-Related Crash Deaths, 2000-2004: 2
County % Alcohol-Related Crash Deaths, 2000-2004: 7.7
County Crash Injuries, 2000-2004: 294
County Alcohol-Related Crash Injuries, 2000-2004: 20
County % Alcohol-Related Crash Injuries, 2000-2004: 6.8
County Alc-Related Crash Permanent Disabilities, 2000-2004: 10

Injuries by Place

County Alc-Related Deaths in Urban Areas, 2000-2004: 0
County Percent Alc-Related Deaths in Urban Areas, 2000-2004: 0.0
County Alc-Related Injuries in Urban Areas, 2000-2004: 5
County Percent Alc-Related Injuries in Urban Areas, 2000-2004: 25.0

Injury Effects

County Percent of Families Alc-Related Crashes Affect, 2000-2004: 0.9
County Alcohol-Related Crash Economic Cost, 2004: $ 1,680,000
County Alc-Related Crash Economic Cost per Housing Unit, 2004: 705
County Eventual Alc-Related Crash Deaths: 38
County Eventual Alc-Related Crash Disabilities: 200
County Eventual Victims of Alc-Related Crashes: 1,500
County Rank for Severe Alc-Related Crash Rate per Capita: 25

Crash Characteristics

County Percent Unbelted in Alc-Rel Crash Deaths, 2000-2004: 100.0
County Percent Alc-Related Crashes at Night, 2000-2004: 61.5
County Percent Alc-Related Crashes on Fri-Sat Night, 2000-2004: 26.9
County Percent Male Alc-Impaired Drivers in Crashes, 2000-2004: 88.5
County Percent Alc-Impaired Drivers in Crashes under age 30, 2000-2004: 76.9
County Percent Alc-Impaired Drivers in Crashes under age 21, 2000-2004: 26.9
County Percent Out-of-State Alc-Impaired Drivers in Crashes, 2000-2004: 33.3

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: 81.8
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: 46.9
County % of 2002-2004 DWI Arrested Drivers With >1 Prior Arrests Since July 1984: 26.5

County % of 1999-2001 DWI Arrested Drivers Rearrested Within 12 Months: 7.0
County % of 1999-2001 DWI Arrested Drivers Rearrested Within 24 Months: 12.7
County % of 1999-2001 DWI Arrested Drivers Rearrested Within 36 Months: 16.9

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: 8.7
County % of 1999-2001 First-DWI-Arrest Drivers Rearrested Within 36 Months: 8.7

County % of 1999-2001 Repeat-DWI-Arrest Drivers Rearrested Within 12 Months: 8.0
County % of 1999-2001 Repeat-DWI-Arrest Drivers Rearrested Within 24 Months: 16.0
County % of 1999-2001 Repeat-DWI-Arrest Drivers Rearrested Within 36 Months: 20.0

DWI Enforcement

County DWI Arrests, 2004: 40
County % of Drivers Arrested in 2004: 1.28
County No. of Local Drivers Ever Convicted for DWI, 2004: 448

County % of DWI Arrests That Involved No Crash, 2002-2004: 81.5
County % of DWI Arrests Made by Municipal Police, 2002-2004: 39.1
County % of State DWI Arrests Made by Tribal Police, 2002-2004: 0.0
County % of DWI Arrests Made by Sheriffs Deputies, 2002-2004: 3.3
County % of DWI Arrests Made by State Police, 2002-2004: 57.6
County % of DWI Arrests of Drivers Age Under 18, 2002-2004: 2.2
County % of DWI Arrests of Drivers Age 18-20, 2002-2004: 4.3

Driver License Revocation

County % of DWI Arrests Resulting in Administrative License Revocation, 2002-2004: 82.9
County % of DWI Arrests Requesting License Revocation Hearings, 2002-2004: 19.6
County Mean No. of Days from Arrest to Court Date, 2002-2004: 76
County Mean No. of Days from Arrest to Hearing Date, 2002-2004: 73
County % of Hearings Sustaining License Revocation Actions, 2002-2004: 27.8
County No. of DWI License Revocation Hearings, 2002-2004: 18

Court Action

County % of DWI Arrests with Guilty Finding, 2002-2004: 78.5
County % of DWI Arrests with Dismissal or Acquittal, 2002-2004: 21.5
County % of DWI Arrests with Plea of Guilty, 2002-2004: 70.9
County % of DWI Arrests with No Disposition after 12 months, 2002-2004: 0.0
County % of DWI Arrests with No Disposition after 24 months, 2002-2004: 15.4
County Direct Annual Cost of DWI Case Handling, 2002-2004: $ 38,000

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