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Las Vegas Trivia Payout

Because of the statistics involved in gambling, quantifying Las Vegas has become an entertainment in itself. It helps that the city tends toward extremes.

Browse this collection of Las Vegas numbers from our Las Vegas Trivia Slot machines on this Web site.

4

Number of years Mormon mission of 1855 lasted at site of Old Las Vegas Mormon Fort

1931

Year Nevada Legislature made casino gambling legal

1, 2, 3

Order in which El Rancho Vegas, The Last Frontier, and The Flamingo were built on the Strip

9

Number of stories on the Riviera -- the first high rise on the Strip

36,000,000

Number of visitors to Las Vegas in year 2000

2,174

Elevation above sea level of Las Vegas, in feet

235

Number of above-ground atomic tests at the Nevada Test Site

65

Miles the Nevada Test Site is from Las Vegas

1,641,529

Population of Clark County, 2004

30.1, 28.4

Percentage of residents who have been in Las Vegas for less than five years, and more than 20 years, in 2004

34.7, 10.6

Percentage of Las Vegas residents under age 25, and over age 64, in 2000

17, 28

Percentage of Las Vegas residents who were foreign born, and born in Nevada, respectively in 2000

28, 14, 11

Percentage of Las Vegas residents employed in leisure and hospitality, retail trade, and construction, respectively in 2000.

0

Percentage of Las Vegas residents employed in agriculture,forestry, fishing,hunting, or mining in 2000

$44,307

Median household income, in Las Vegas in 2004

80,000

Number of students in elementary and high school in Las Vegas, in 2000

11, 15

Percentage of Las Vegas residents living in poverty (percentage of children under 18) in 2000.

63, 35, 1

Percentage of Las Vegas houses that are single-unit, multi-unit, and mobile homes, respectively in 2000.

35.6, 35.6

Average age of population in the Las Vegas Metro area, and for all American cities, respectively in September 2002.

370,000

Number of Hispanic Las Vegas residents in 2002

19th

Rank of Las Vegas among largest Hispanic populations in U.S. cities, in 2002

51s

Name of Las Vegas' AAA baseball team in the Los Angeles Dodgers organization

110

Average high temperature in Las Vegas in August in Fahrenheit

4.19

Annual rainfall in Las Vegas in inches

320

Average annual number of sunny days in Las Vegas

$1-2

Standard tip for bellman per bag, a bingo runner, maid per day, and buffet server.

178

Gallons of water used per day per person in Las Vegas

10, 90

Percentage of Las Vegas water that comes from groundwater, and from Lake Mead/Colorado River, respectively.

4

Percentage of Las Vegas electric power from the Hoover Dam

Almost 50

Percentage of Las Vegas electric power used for residential air conditioning

600

Minimum number of places of worship in Las Vegas.

1/3

Approximate fraction of households in Las Vegas that are rentals

29,000

Number of students enrolled at UNLV

500, 12

Minimum number of licensed day care providers in Clark County, number open 24 hours a day in 2004

128,250

Number of weddings performed in Las Vegas in 2004

$55, 5.5

Marriage license fee (cash only), and percentage of American weddings performed in Las Vegas in 2004

16

Hours per day the Las Vegas Marriage License Bureau is open Monday through Thursday

24

Hours per day that the Las Vegas Marriage License Bureau is open, Friday through Sunday, and all legal holidays

13

Number of urban branch libraries in the Las Vegas/Clark County Library District

33

Number of top 100 Las Vegas companies that work in construction as of 2004

1350, 1045

Area of the Nevada Test Site in square miles, and the area of Rhode Island in square miles

1, 39

Number of high schools in Las Vegas in 1950, and the number in Clark County in 2004

8

Number of bowling alleys in Las Vegas

16

The city block number that permitted gambling and liquor sales in early Las Vegas

91

Highway number of "the Strip"

151

Distance in feet covered by Evel Knievel in a motorcycle jump at Caesars Palace in 1968

30

Number of days Evel Knievel was in a coma after a motorcycle jump at Caesars Palace in 1968

2, 16,331

Number of times Mike Tyson bit Evander Holyfield's ear in 1997, and the number of spectators present

$1, $6, $90

Cost of a room at the Hotel Nevada in 1906, at the Stardust in 1958, and the average Las Vegas hotel rate in 2004, respectively.

11

Number of individuals originally listed in the Nevada Black Book

1, 2, 3

Rank of English, Spanish and Tagalog among languages spoken by Las Vegas residents

55

Number of hours Britney Spears was married to Jason Alexander after a Las Vegas wedding in 2004

1958

Year in which Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward were married in Las Vegas

8

Number of Las Vegas weddings that actor Mickey Rooney had

3.7

Average number of days visitors stayed in Las Vegas in 2003

73, 14

Percentage of 2003 visitors to Las Vegas who stayed on the Strip, and percentage that stayed downtown

46, 43

Percentage of 2003 visitors to Las Vegas who arrived by air, and by car

85, 4

Percentage of 2003 visitors to Las Vegas who gambled, and the average number of hours per day spent gambling.

26

Percentage of 2003 visitors to Las Vegas who were retired

48.3

Average age in years of 2003 visitors to Las Vegas

31, 30

Percentage of all 2003 Las Vegas visitors from the South or Midwest, and percentage from California

4,149

Number of conventions held in Las Vegas in 2003

711

Minimum number of golf holes in the Las Vegas area

54

Number of golf holes on the Paiute Indian Reservation

100

Most 100 degree days in Las Vegas recorded in a year in 1947

44

Least 100 degree days in Las Vegas recorded in a year in 1965

$165,000,000

Cost of the Hoover Dam in 1930 dollars.

6.5

Number of years after the Hoover Dam was completed that Lake Mead was filled

2, 50,000

Tons of filet mignon and glasses of champagne served at the opening of Caesars Palace in 1966

20

Approximate weight in pounds of a million dollars in one hundred dollar bills

102

Approximate weight in pounds of a million dollars in twenty dollar bills

408

Approximate weight in pounds of a million dollars in five dollar bills

30

Minimum number of recorded versions of Viva Las Vegas

1, 4

Rank of the MGM Grand among the largest casinos in Las Vegas, in square feet and its rank in the U.S. in 2004

$7,600,000,000

Gaming revenue for Clark County in 2005

33

Average low temperature in Las Vegas in January in Fahrenheit

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