Monday, Aug. 17, 2015|2 a.m.
Las Vegas is a 24/7/365 location. Our city hosts more than 40 million visitors each year, is the economic lifeline of Nevada and is home to the majority of the state’s 2.8 million citizens. Here, we present a look at our city and state, their history, facilities, government and entertainment, by the numbers.
Plane take-offs and landings at McCarran International Airport in 2014
Hotel rooms in the valley in 2014
Years it would take an individual to invest one night in every hotel room on the Strip
Typical gambling budget per Las Vegas visitor
Pillows fluffed at MGM Grand in 2014
Unique dancers working in the valley on an average day
Individuals who work as woman of the streets in Las Vegas, where prostitution is unlawful
Ladies who work in Nevada’s legal whorehouse market
White Fruit of the Loom tank tops the 20-member cast of “Chippendales” splits through each year
Condoms entertainers in “X Burlesque” give audience members each year throughout the “Mile High” scene
Amount of Crown Royal that Carrot Top provides audience members each year. The comedian loves to share shots with fans throughout his program.
Weight of the bronze lion outside MGM Grand. It is stated to be the biggest bronze sculpture in the Western Hemisphere.
Bathroom tissue rolls utilized by the Blue Male Group at Monte Carlo in 2014. The program’s grand finale includes waterfalls of toilet paper.
Reveals carried out by the Bellagio fountains in 2014
Sum of all the numbers on a roulette wheel
Gallons of water in the “O” pool. The water is kept at 88 degrees, and the swimming pool can be changed into a dry phase in seconds.
Visitors to the Adventuredome at Circus Circus in 2014
Calories in the Octuple-Bypass Hamburger at the Cardiac arrest Grill downtown. Restaurants who weigh more than 350 pounds consume free of charge.
Cost of the most pricey hamburger in Las Vegas, the Fleurburger 5000 at Fleur in Mandalay Bay. It is made with wagyu beef, foie gras and truffles, and served with a bottle of 1995 Château Petrus 5000. Twenty six were offered last year.
Massages and facials offered at Medspa Bellagio in 2014
Pounds of crab legs served at the Buffet at Aria in 2014
Cost of a bundle at Drai’s club that includes using a personal 737 jet that seats 50, a 210-second fireworks show and 100 bottles of Dom Perignon Champagne
Citizens for every single fruit machine in Las Vegas
Incorporated weight of all the jewelry worn in “Jubilee” because the program began
Starbucks places in Las Vegas. The city is the 10th most Starbucks-saturated city on the planet. Seoul, South Korea, is No. 1, followed by New York City, then Shanghai.
Inches of rain recorded in the valley in 2014
Inches of rain recorded in Las Vegas in 1941, the wettest year on record. By comparison, annual typical precipitation in Atlanta is 48.6 inches.
Inches of overall rains in 1953, Las Vegas’ driest year on record
Location, in square miles, of Nevada. The state is the seventh biggest in the United States.
Gallons of gasoline sold in Clark County in February
$8.25 per hour
Base pay in Las Vegas
Greater risk amongst Las Vegans of committing suicide, compared to homeowners nationally
Approximate gallons of water made use of per person per day in the valley
Exercising Catholics in Clark County
Mormons in Clark County
Orthodox Jews in Clark County
Muslims in Clark County
Number of year-round rivers or streams in Nevada. All but one– the Colorado River– end in inland basins or dry lake beds known as playas. Just about 10 percent of the state’s rivers and streams are year-round.
5,500 feet above sea level
Nevada’s typical elevation
479 feet above sea level
Floor in Nevada, along the Colorado River, simply south of Laughlin
Miles of drainage tunnels below Las Vegas. If laid end to end beginning at the Spaghetti Bowl, the tunnels would stretch to about 50 miles northeast of Los Angeles.
Nevada’s ranking for government workers. Nevada employs the third fewest public workers per capita of any state in the country, just 195 per 10,000 locals.
Share of public employees in Nevada who are instructors
Variety of active cash cow in Nevada
Share of Nevadans who are foreign-born. The nationwide average is 12.9 percent.
Nevada’s global ranking as a gold producer, after China, Australia and South Africa. Nevada supplies 3 quarters of all the gold mined in the United States.
Height of Nevada’s highest mountain, Boundary Peak, in the White Mountains, simply a couple of miles from the California border. In reality, the peak belonged to California before an 1892 geological survey moved it within state lines.
Year Location 51 was established by the Central Intelligence Agency to establish and check military projects.
Population of Location 51 in September 1960 when the website was picked as a test center for the Archangel-12 stealth airplane. Location 51 was picked due to the fact that of its remote area, simple access and better weather– even though a longer, tougher runway and a fuel tank farm had to be constructed.
Population of Area 51 four years later on. By the time the first A-12 arrived in 1961, three shuttle bus air travels a day shuttled CIA personnel from Burbank to Las Vegas.
Hottest temperature taped in Las Vegas, taped on 3 separate dates in July 1942, July 2005 and June 2013.
Homeless individuals in Southern Nevada in 2014, approximately 2 percent of the region’s total population
Length of the Shonisaurus popularis ichthyosaurs– extinct marine reptiles– that swam in the ocean that covered main Nevada 225 million years ago. Ichthyosaur fossils can be seen today at Berlin-Icthyosaur State Park in Austin, Nevada, which consists of the biggest known Shonisaurus popularis ichthyosaur fossil in the world.
Times Nevada has failed to elect the winner of the governmental election
Typical variety of robberies per hour in the Las Vegas Valley
Visitors to the Lake Mead National Leisure Location in 2014. Lake Mead is the sixth-most gone to location in the national forest system.
45 million pounds
Weight of the strengthened steel the federal government purchased to construct the Hoover Dam
Typical month-to-month payroll throughout the dam’s building
26 million acre feet
Ability of Lake Mead, the biggest tank in the United States. Typically, the lake holds enough water to flood the entire state of New York 1-foot deep.
4.5 million cubic yards
Amount of concrete used to build the Hoover Dam, enough to construct a two-lane road from Seattle to Miami or a 4-foot-wide pathway around the Earth at the equator
Density of the Hoover Dam at its base. It is as thick as two football fields determined end to end.
Height of the Hoover Dam. That’s 171 feet taller than the Washington Monolith and twice as tall as the Luxor.
4.2 billion kilowatt-hours
Average yearly web generation for the Hoover Powerplant from 1947 through 2008
Number of men who constructed Hoover Dam
Number of employees who died structure Hoover Dam. It’s a misconception that their bodies are buried in the dam.
Height of the Stratosphere, Clark County’s tallest building
Stairs in the Stratosphere
Sources: Vegas.com, U.S. Census Bureau, UNLV, U.S. Global Leadership Union, Institute of International Education, Central Knowledge Agency, U.S. Forest Service, UNLV Center for Gaming Research study, Nevada Department of Wildlife, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Nevada150.org, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, City of Las Vegas, U.S. Department of Interior Bureau of Recovery, National forest Service, Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority, GLS Research, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Las Vegas Valley Water District, VCU Center on Society and Health, National Oceanic and Environment Administration, Federal Bureau of Investigations
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