Farmington
Community Report, 2010



Demographics

In 2010, there were 37,878 licensed drivers in Farmington. Of these, there were 18,936 females and 18,942 males. The population of Farmington was 45,877. The total number of crashes in 2010 was 1,282, yielding a crash rate of 28 per thousand people (total number of crashes 1,282 divided by total population 45,877 times 1,000). The corresponding rate for the state was 21 per thousand people.

General Crash Information

From 2007 to 2010 the number of crashes has shown a downward trend. Fatal and injury crashes have also shown a downward trend from 2007 to 2009. Belt usage (as a percentage) involving Visible injuries has decreased since last year, while belt usage involving Incapacitating injuries has increased. Belt usage (as a percentage) involving Fatalities has not changed since last year. There were no fatalities in the 7 intersections with the most crashes in 2010. Of these intersections, five involved Main St.

Alcohol-related Crash Information

Information about alcohol-involved crashes is included in all sections of this report. Of the 403 people convicted of DWI in Farmington, 50 percent were first-time DWI convictions (number of first convictions 203 divided by the total number of people convicted 403 times 100).

Crash Specifics

Crashes involving Other vehicles was the most common class, accounting for 78 percent of all crashes. Crashes involving Fixed objects, Pedestrians and Other vehicles resulted in fatalities. Passenger cars were the vehicle type most often involved in crashes, accounting for 42 percent of all vehicles in crashes. Pickups accounted for 30 percent of vehicles involved in crashes. Together these two vehicle types comprised 68 percent of the vehicles involved in injury crashes. The most common top contributing factors were Driver inattention, Failing to yield and Following too close. There were five fatal crashes in 2010. The top contributing factor for the fatal crashes was Other.

People in Crashes

Overall, males were 50 percent of drivers in crashes. They account for 50 percent of licensed drivers in Farmington. 18 pedestrians were involved in crashes in 2010. In 2010, no "Teenagers" and one Young Adult were killed in crashes in Farmington. Statewide 11 percent of alcohol-involved drivers were under 21; in Farmington 11 percent (8 of 74) 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 2010 census counts.
  • 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.




Crashes in Farmington
by Alcohol Involvement, 2001-2010
Fatal and Injury Crashes in Farmington
by Alcohol Involvement, 2001-2010
   




Passenger Vehicle Seatbelt Usage and Injuries in Farmington, 2010 - 2008
Injury Level 2010 2009 2008
Total No Belt Total No Belt Total No Belt
 Killed 1        0        0        0        3        2       
 Incapacitating injury 45        1        40        1        53        0       
 Visible injury 84        2        85        2        72        1       
 Complaint of injury 410        1        375        1        478        1       
 Unhurt 2,914        7        3,014        5        3,128        4       
 Total 3,454        11        3,514        9        3,734        8       




The Seven Intersections in Farmington with the Most Crashes, 2010
Intersection Crashes People
Total Fatal Injury Killed Injured
20th St and Butler Ave 23         0         9         0         12        
20th St and Hutton Rd 32         0         10         0         14        
20th St and Main St 23         0         4         0         5        
30th St and Main St 36         0         7         0         13        
Browning Pkwy and Main St 29         0         10         0         15        
English Rd and Main St 20         0         5         0         9        
La Plata Hwy and Main St 21         0         7         0         10        


Lifetime DWI convictions for Drivers
Convicted of DWI Violations in Farmington, 2010
Convictions Since 2006 Since 1986
 1st   264             203          
 2nd   85             82          
 3rd   41             58          
 4th   9             30          
 5th   4             20          
 6th   0             6          
 7th   0             0          
 8th   0             2          
 9th   0             0          
 10 or more   0             2          
 Total   403             403          
   Convictions are counts of people convicted of DWI by 7/2010 for violations in 2010 in Farmington. Convictions are not comparable to arrests.


DWI Arrests in Farmington
Showing First Arrest and Repeat Offenders, 2005-2010
Crashes in Farmington
by Hour and Alcohol Involvement, 2010
   

Crashes in Farmington by Class, 2010
Classes Crashes People
Total % of Total Fatal % of Fatal Injury Killed Injured
Other vehicle 1,005       78         1       20         330       1       513      
Pedestrian 17       1         3       60         13       3       14      
Fixed object 116       9         1       20         29       1       39      
Parked vehicle 75       6         0       0         13       0       16      
Overturn 25       2         0       0         17       0       25      
Other non-collision 8       1         0       0         3       0       3      
Pedalcyclist 9       1         0       0         9       0       10      
Animal 21       2         0       0         3       0       3      
Other object 6       0         0       0         0       0       0      
Total 1,282       100         5       100         417       5       623      



Crashes in Farmington by Vehicle Type, 2010
Vehicle Type Crashes People
Total % of Total Fatal % of Fatal Injury Killed Injured
Passenger car 1,049       42         4       33         353       1       285      
Pickup 734       30         3       25         214       1       126      
Semi 19       1         0       0         4       0       2      
Bus 7       0         0       0         3       0       0      
Motorcycle 37       1         0       0         25       0       28      
Pedalcyclist 10       0         0       0         10       0       10      
Pedestrian 18       1         3       25         14       3       14      
Van/4 WD 544       22         1       8         195       0       139      
Other 29       1         1       8         9       0       6      
Unknown 36       1         0       0         11       0       13      
Total 2,483       100         12       100         838       5       623      


Crashes in Farmington by Top Contributing Factor, 2010
Contributing Factor Crashes People
Total % of Total Fatal % of Fatal Injury Killed Injured
Alcohol involvement 88       7         1       20         39       1       61      
Red light running 96       7         0       0         44       0       78      
Failing to yield 234       18         1       20         90       1       153      
Excessive speed 106       8         0       0         29       0       42      
Driving left of center 7       1         0       0         0       0       0      
Following too close 178       14         0       0         60       0       83      
Improper turning 33       3         0       0         7       0       10      
Improper overtaking 4       0         0       0         0       0       0      
Inop. traffic control 1       0         0       0         0       0       0      
Mechanical defect 23       2         0       0         5       0       5      
Driver inattention 331       26         0       0         114       0       155      
Improper driving 40       3         0       0         11       0       15      
Other 141       11         3       60         18       3       21      
Total 1,282       100         5       100         417       5       623      


Drivers in Crashes by Age and Sex in Farmington, 2010




People in Crashes by Age and Sex in Farmington, 2010





Drivers in Alcohol-Involved Crashes by Age and Sex in Farmington, 2010




People in Alcohol-Involved Crashes by Age and Sex in Farmington, 2010




Pedestrians in Crashes in Farmington
by Pedestrian Alcohol Involvement, 2006-2010
Pedestrians in Crashes in Farmington
by Age Group, 2006-2010
   


"Teenager" and Young Adult Drivers in Crashes in Farmington by Vehicle Type, 2010
Vehicle "Teenage" Drivers   Young Adult Drivers
Total Fatal Injury   Total Fatal Injury
Passenger car 166         0         50           181         0         51        
Pickup 72         0         22           80         2         27        
Motorcycle 6         0         5           5         0         3        
Pedalcyclist 0         0         0           2         0         2        
Pedestrian 4         1         2           0         0         0        
Van/4 WD 61         0         27           59         0         24        
Other 1         0         1           2         0         1        
Unknown 3         0         2           2         0         0        
Total 313         1         109           331         2         108        


"Teenagers" and Young Adults Killed or Injured in Crashes
by Year in Farmington, 2001-2010
Year "Teenagers"   Young Adults
All Crashes Alcohol Crashes   All Crashes Alcohol Crashes
Killed Injured Killed Injured   Killed Injured Killed Injured
2010 0       90       0       3         1       64       1       6      
2009 0       83       0       7         0       67       0       10      
2008 1       87       0       5         0       97       0       8      
2007 0       116       0       7         2       98       1       8      
2006 0       135       0       17         0       112       0       21      
2005 1       142       0       11         1       148       0       10      
2004 1       130       0       11         0       119       0       12      
2003 2       146       0       8         1       107       0       16      
2002 0       183       0       21         0       131       0       22      
2001 0       215       0       23         0       155       0       26