May 10, 2007 by the numbers

Here's a look at 24 statistics from the Lawrence area for the 24 hours of the day on Thursday, May 10.

1,033: Number of loaves of bread baked at Lawrence's Wheatfields Bakery
42: Speeding tickets processed by the city's Municipal Court
9: Bookings in the Douglas County Jail
250 tons: Amount of garbage collected by city crews
9.2 million gallons: Amount of water treated by the city of Lawrence
3: Number of births at Lawrence Memorial Hospital
6,048: School lunches made by Lawrence Public Schools
37: Students who called in sick to Lawrence Public Schools
$295,000: Daily wages and salary to Lawrence Public Schools' 1,610 employees
6,301 tons: Amount of coal delivered to Westar's Lawrence Energy Center
1,337: Ridership on the city's public transit system, the T
$3,994,777.59: Amount of real estate and personal property taxes paid at the Douglas County Treasurer's office
73: Lawrence Memorial Hospital emergency room visits
20 landings, 16 take-offs: Number of planes taking off and landing at Lawrence Municipal Airport
2,794: Books checked out at the Lawrence Public Library
27,300: Vehicles traveling over the Kansas River Bridge at Sixth and Mass
$119,879: Daily wages and salary to the city of Lawrence's 1,063 employees
1,073 people: Attendance at Kansas University's Spencer Museum of Art
18.2 million gallons: Amount of sewage treated by the city of Lawrence
55 people to movies; 350 to a special fashion show: Attendance at Lawrence's Liberty Hall
1: Number of deaths at Lawrence Memorial Hospital
332: Rounds of golf played at Eagle Bend, Alvamar Public, Alvamar Private, Lawrence Country Club and Orchards golf courses
$11,172.15: Tolls collected at Lawrence's two turnpike interchanges
16: Number of adult softball league games played through Lawrence Parks and Recreation


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