DWI Statistics Austin, Travis County, Texas

DWI Statistics

In a 2007 study comparing several major metropolitan areas in Texas, the following data was compiled regarding DWI arrests, DWI cases, and DWI convictions:

New Cases Filed as DWI:

  • Bexar = 5,217
  • Dallas = 6,096
  • El Paso = 2,877
  • Harris = 9,886
  • Tarrant = 5,676
  • Travis = 7,452

Because population sizes can be misleading when viewing the DWI arrest and DWI criminal case data above, it is important to look at the percentage of DWI arrests in comparison with all arrests made in the county. That DWI statistics and information are as follows:

New Cases Filed as DWI:

  • Bexar = 13%
  • Dallas = 13%
  • El Paso = 17%
  • Harris = 14%
  • Tarrant = 17%
  • Travis = 21%

*Source: Prepared by the DPS Crime Reporting Bureau, 2007 - Index Crimes by Agency and County as of 12/31/2007.


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