DeSorgher: Medfield by the Numbers in 2011
A statistical look at the town of Medfield in 2011.
With the release of the 2011 Annual Town Report, the following is a capsule look at the Town of Medfield during the year 2011:
0 – Number of league losses Medfield High School athletes had playing boys' indoor track, girls' tennis, girls' soccer, girls' basketball and golf in 2011.
2 – Number of Medflights from Medfield.
3 – Number of shoplifting cases reported.
4 – Number of Historic Districts in Medfield.
5 – Number of police sergeants.
6 – Number of aggravated assaults reported.
8 – Number of donkeys (animals not people) in Medfield.
9 – Number of Medfield WWII Veterans present at the ceremony and unveiling of the new WWII plaque at the Dale St. School.
10 – Number of house demolition applications received by the Medfield Historical Commission.
11 – Number of goats in Medfield.
12 – Number of Medfield Korean War Veterans present at the ceremony and unveiling of the new Korean War Memorial at the Dale Street School.
13 – Number of dog bites reported.
14 – Number of Medfield students attending the Tri-County Regional Technical and Vocational High School in Franklin.
14.43 – Number of square miles that make up the town of Medfield.
16 – Number of cremations at Vine Lake Cemetery.
18 – Number of new single family homes built in Medfield.
19 – Number of drug violations reported by Medfield Police.
21 – Number of marriages performed in Medfield.
23 – Number of barking dog complaints.
27 – Number of raccoons hit by cars.
28 – Bumber of stray cats brought to the Medfield Animal Shelter.
36 – Number of deer hit by cars.
46 – Number of cemetery burial plots sold at Vine Lake Cemetery.
69 – Number of special police officers.
73 – Number of births in Medfield.
74.72 – Number of miles of roadway in Medfield.
75 – Number of deaths in Medfield.
85 – Number of inches of snow that fell in Medfield in 2011.
105 – Number of horses in Medfield.
152 – Number of people who attended the dedication ceremony for the monument to the late Robert McCarthy and his blacksmith shop on Janes Avenue.
155 – Number of arrests by Medfield Police.
177 – Number of coats collected by Blake Middle School students in their annual “Coats for Kids” drive.
180 – Number of feet in elevation of Town Hall above sea level.
235 – Number of graduates from MHS with the Class of 2011.
300 – Number of programs provided by the Park and Recreation Commission.
301 – Number of animals adopted from the Medfield Animal Shelter.
372 – Number of students enrolled in the special education program at the Medfield Public Schools.
400 – Number of students attending the Ralph Wheelock School.
403 – Number of students attending the Memorial School.
439 – Number of students attending the Dale Street School.
440 – Number of units of housing proposed in the last redevelopment plan submitted by the Board of Selectmen at the former Medfield State Hospital site.
514 – Number of ambulance calls received.
703 – Number of votes Scott McDermott received for Moderator as the top vote getter in the town election.
720 – Number of students attending the Thomas A. Blake Middle School.
808 – Number of votes cast in the town election.
898 – Number of students attending Medfield High School.
1,322 – Number of calls for service the Fire Department responded to in 2011.
1,350 – Number of calls received by the animal control officer.
1,407 – Number of registered Republican voters in Medfield.
1,472 – Number of Christmas trees recycled at the transfer station.
1,713 – Number of registered Democrat voters in Medfield.
1,755 – Number of votes cast in the special town election concerning the building of a new town highway garage.
2,811 – Number of students attending the Medfield Public Schools.
3,207 – Number of tons of trash removed from the transfer station.
3,500 – Number of town households with water meters.
5,138 – Number of Medfield voters registered as “independent;” that are unenrolled in any political party.
8,290 – Number of registered voters in Medfield.
8,440 – Number of registered book borrowers at the Memorial Public Library.
150,000 – Number of visitors passing through the doors of the Memorial Public Library during 2011.
160,000 – Number of people passing through the doors of The Center on Ice House Road to take part in scheduled programs.
381,751,420 – Number of gallons of sewerage from Medfield homes and businesses processed in the Wastewater Treatment Plant.
457,4000,000 – Number of gallons of water pumped to Medfield homes by the water department.
500,000,000 – Number of Tresca cement trucks that pass through Medfield Center on a daily basis.