Deming Community Report, 2009

Demographics

In 2009, there were 17,385 licensed drivers in Deming. Of these, there were 8,443 females and 8,942 males. The population of Deming was 15,399. The total number of crashes in 2009 was 308, yielding a crash rate of 20 per thousand people (total number of crashes 308 divided by total population 15,399 times 1,000). The corresponding rate for the state was 23 per thousand people.

General Crash Information

From 2000 to 2009 the number of crashes has shown no trend. Fatal and injury crashes have shown a downward trend from 2006 to 2008. Belt usage (as a percentage) involving Visible injuries has decreased since last year, while belt usage involving Incapacitating injuries has not changed. Belt usage (as a percentage) involving Fatalities has decreased since last year. There were no fatalities in the 7 intersections with the most crashes in 2009. Of these intersections, four involved Gold Ave.

Alcohol-related Crash Information

Information about alcohol-involved crashes is included in all sections of this report. Of the 33 people convicted of DWI in Deming, 64 percent were first-time DWI convictions (number of first convictions 21 divided by the total number of people convicted 33 times 100). The corresponding percent for the state is 68.

Crash Specifics

Crashes involving Other vehicles were the most common class, accounting for 68 percent of all crashes. Crashes involving Animals, Overturns and Other vehicles resulted in fatalities. Passenger cars were the vehicle type most often involved in crashes, accounting for 45 percent of all vehicles in crashes. Pickups accounted for 27 percent of vehicles involved in crashes. Together these two vehicle types comprised 69 percent of the vehicles involved in injury crashes. The most common top contributing factors were Driver inattention, Failing to yield and Other. There were three fatal crashes in 2009. The top contributing factors for the fatal crashes were Excessive speed, Red light running and Alcohol involvement.

People in Crashes

Overall, males were 52 percent of drivers in crashes and 50 percent of drivers in alcohol-involved crashes. They account for 51 percent of licensed drivers in Deming. Five pedestrians were involved in crashes in 2009. In 2009, one "Teenager" and one Young Adult were killed in crashes in Deming. Statewide 14 percent of alcohol-involved drivers were under 21; in Deming 33 percent (6 of 18) were under 21.


  • Location of arrest/conviction was determined by police agency/court location, not driver residence.
  • Crashes and drivers were counted by the city of occurrence/residence.
  • Population was counted according to the Census definition.
         The city population data is from the most current 2009 estimates.
  • Young adults are people between the ages of 20 and 24.
  • "Teenagers" are people between the ages of 15 and 19.
  • Tables only include variable values for which there are data. (e.g. male and female driver counts do not always add up to the total number of licensed drivers because the gender of some drivers is not reported)





Crashes in Deming
by Alcohol Involvement
Fatal and Injury Crashes in Deming
by Alcohol Involvement
   




Passenger Vehicle Seatbelt Usage and Injuries in Deming, 2009 - 2007
Injury Level 2009 2008 2007
Total No Belt Total No Belt Total No Belt
 Killed 2        1        0        0        2        0       
 Incapacitating injury 10        0        3        0        5        0       
 Visible injury 24        2        18        1        19        2       
 Complaint of injury 59        1        43        0        48        0       
 Unhurt 585        7        484        1        566        2       
 Total 680        11        548        2        640        4       





The Seven Intersections in Deming with the Most Crashes, 2009
Intersection Crashes People
Total Fatal Injury Killed Injured
8th St and Spruce St 7         0         4         0         5        
Cedar St and Gold Ave 4         0         1         0         1        
Copper Ave and Spruce St 4         0         0         0         0        
Gold Ave and Pine St 18         0         3         0         6        
Gold Ave and Railroad Blvd 4         0         3         0         5        
Gold Ave and Spruce St 6         0         0         0         0        
Pine St and Platinum St 5         0         2         0         2        


Lifetime DWI convictions for Drivers
Convicted of DWI Violations in Deming, 2009
Convictions Since 2005 Since 1985
 1st   21             10          
 2nd   10             12          
 3rd   1             4          
 4th   1             4          
 5th   0             3          
 6th   0             0          
 7th   0             0          
 8th   0             0          
 9th   0             0          
 10 or more   0             0          
 Total   33             33          
   Convictions are counts of people
convicted of DWI by 7/2010 for
violations in 2009 in Deming.
Convictions are not comparable
to arrests.


DWI Arrests in Deming
Showing First Arrest and Repeat Offenders
Crashes in Deming
by Hour and Alcohol Involvement
   


Crashes in Deming by Class, 2009
Classes Crashes People
Total % of Total Fatal % of Fatal Injury Killed Injured
Other vehicle 209       68         1       33         45       1       74      
Pedestrian 5       2         0       0         2       0       2      
Fixed object 35       11         0       0         12       0       17      
Veh. on other roadway 1       0         0       0         0       0       0      
Parked vehicle 31       10         0       0         3       0       3      
Overturn 16       5         1       33         8       1       11      
Other non-collision 2       1         0       0         1       0       2      
Pedalcyclist 1       0         0       0         0       0       0      
Animal 4       1         1       33         0       1       0      
Other object 4       1         0       0         1       0       1      
Total 308       100         3       100         72       3       110      






Crashes in Deming by Vehicle Type, 2009
Vehicle Type Crashes People
Total % of Total Fatal % of Fatal Injury Killed Injured
Passenger car 256       45         1       25         62       0       61      
Pickup 151       27         2       50         25       2       13      
Semi 7       1         0       0         4       0       2      
Motorcycle 10       2         1       25         9       1       10      
Pedalcyclist 1       0         0       0         0       0       0      
Pedestrian 5       1         0       0         2       0       2      
Van/4 WD 81       14         0       0         23       0       21      
Other 24       4         0       0         1       0       1      
Unknown 32       6         0       0         0       0       0      
Total 567       100         4       100         126       3       110      





Crashes in Deming by Top Contributing Factor, 2009
Contributing Factor Crashes People
Total % of Total Fatal % of Fatal Injury Killed Injured
Alcohol involvement 20       6         1       33         8       1       13      
Red light running 21       7         1       33         9       1       11      
Failing to yield 61       20         0       0         15       0       25      
Excessive speed 19       6         1       33         6       1       9      
Driving left of center 8       3         0       0         4       0       6      
Following too close 24       8         0       0         6       0       15      
Improper turning 7       2         0       0         1       0       1      
Improper overtaking 5       2         0       0         1       0       1      
Mechanical defect 3       1         0       0         2       0       5      
Driver inattention 92       30         0       0         16       0       20      
Improper driving 7       2         0       0         0       0       0      
Other 41       13         0       0         4       0       4      
Total 308       100         3       100         72       3       110      







People in Crashes by Age and Sex in Deming, 2009





People in Alcohol-Involved Crashes by Age and Sex in Deming, 2009








Drivers in Crashes by Age and Sex in Deming, 2009





Drivers in Alcohol-Involved Crashes by Age and Sex in Deming, 2009



Pedestrians in Crashes in Deming
by Pedestrian Alcohol Involvement
Pedestrians in Crashes in Deming
by Age Group
   


"Teenager" and Young Adult Drivers in Crashes in Deming by Vehicle Type, 2009
Vehicle "Teenage" Drivers   Young Adult Drivers
Total Fatal Injury   Total Fatal Injury
Passenger car 37         1         6           38         0         10        
Pickup 22         1         6           9         0         1        
Semi 0         0         0           1         0         1        
Motorcycle 2         0         2           2         1         1        
Pedestrian 0         0         0           1         0         0        
Van/4 WD 5         0         1           6         0         4        
Other 1         0         0           0         0         0        
Unknown 2         0         0           2         0         0        
Total 69         2         15           59         1         17        


"Teenagers" and Young Adults Killed or Injured in Crashes
by Year in Deming, 2000-2009
Year "Teenagers"   Young Adults
All Crashes Alcohol Crashes   All Crashes Alcohol Crashes
Killed Injured Killed Injured   Killed Injured Killed Injured
2009 1       13       0       4         1       14       0       3      
2008 0       10       0       1         0       6       0       0      
2007 1       13       0       2         0       11       0       4      
2006 1       9       0       0         0       15       0       1      
2005 0       13       0       1         0       6       0       0      
2004 0       7       0       0         0       9       0       1      
2003 0       22       0       1         0       10       0       2      
2002 1       26       0       4         0       14       0       1      
2001 0       22       0       2         0       16       0       2      
2000 0       16       0       2         0       14       0       5