The City of Las Vegas
Interesting Facts and Resources

When you go and see the City of Las Vegas, there are a lot of things that make you say "WOW". The lights, the people, the shows, the action, everything!  But there is so much more to this town that only a local could know ..

Just people watching is fun in itself, but here are some fun number facts about Las Vegas Nevada. 

PS: Make sure you get a Map of Las Vegas to help you know where you are planning to go.  

Also, make sure to read up on safety tips and recommendations especially if you are staying down on the strip.

Cool Vegas Facts

  • The City is 113 years old
  • 1701 – Is the number of licensed gambling establishments presently within the city and growing everyday of course.
  • 623,747 is the approximate number of people living in LV proper, this figure does not take into account Henderson, North Las Vegas or Boulder City who's residents also contribute to the community atmosphere of our fine city. The entire metropolitan area hosts approximately 2 Million.
  • Also, it is stated that approximately 60,000 people move here each year. If you want to count the total of people in Clark County which encompasses all of these areas, you are talking a whopping 2,000,000 plus!
  • 197,144 – Number of slot machines Once again, we are not counting our outlying Communities and their many more machines.
  • $150.00 – Average room rate. I have to add, this is probably not a great room.
  • $60.00 – Cost of a marriage license, plus $5 if you are using a credit card. You can visit our info page if you would like the entire scoop on the link above. 74,000 searchers per month spell it "Las Vagas" 
  • $450.00 – Average cost of an uncontested divorce filed in the City of Las Vegas. No, I am not going to help you with links to a good divorce lawyer .. ha.. However, if you would like some Christian marriage counseling, I have references for you :) 
  • 15,000 – Miles of neon tubing used on the Strip and Downtown. Said to be the brightest city in the world as seen from space.
  • Did you know that the approximate annual revenue earned from gaming is 11.57 Billion?
  • Did you know that visitors spend an average of 482 dollars gambling on their trip here.

Visit our City of Las Vegas Weather Page

So you can see Today's Climate On average, 300 is the number of beautiful sunny days in Las Vegas every year!

If you are planning a relocation to our fine City Please visit our Moving to page for detailed information on schools, real estate, communities and more...

Do you need to start a business get a business license? or a building permit?

How about a zoning map or look up a city ordinance? You may want to visit the Official Las Vegas Nevada City Website for a lot of useful information at your fingertips.

City of Las Vegas Fire

  • official webpage - did you know that the City of Las Vegas is trying to privatize your rescue personnel such as Firefighter paramedics? They are trying to push for letting private ambulance companies handle your rescue calls. Meaning a company like AMR would take over for example. This would affect lives saved!! and rescue response time!

There are many more facts that you can have fun discussing while planning your visit to Las Vegas. There are several guide books that are written about the city such as, The Unofficial Guide to Las Vegas 2013 (Unofficial Guides) or if you want to buy something ahead or you forgot to grab souveniers for everyone, you can pick up some cool Las Vegas themed apparel and accessories here!

Las Vegas Yellow Pages

Monorail Magic While you are on the Strip, you should experience the monorail system that runs the length. It is an efficient way to get from one casino area to the next, especially when your feet are tired. A few things to know are:

  • An all day pass is only $12.00 and is good for 24 hours or Single ride for $5
  • Children under 5 can ride free
  • It is stroller and wheelchair friendly
  • It runs until 2 a.m. during the week and 3 a.m. on the weekends and starts at 7 a.m.
  • There are several stations and you can get to the end of the Strip in about 15 minutes
  • A lot of professional assistance available to make your trip safe and pleasurable
  • They accept cash, debit cards, or credit cards as a form of payment
  • The trains run every 4-12 minutes

This is also a great way to see the city of Las Vegas, including the people, the lights, the building themes, and everything else your senses can take in. Find a Great Las Vegas Guide or informational resource to give you ideas about food, fun and attractions.

Chamber Of Commerce

The Chamber of Commerce is an excellent resource while researching a particular city; and Las Vegas has an extensive chamber. If you check out the LV Chamber website, you will find information on:

Community links with a calendar of events

Visiting – Everything you would want to know when planning your trip

Valuable resources for relocating to Las Vegas such as learning about Clark County and Surrounding areas.

And much, much more..

The city of Las Vegas has so much to offer someone who wants to visit or live here. With plentiful information resources, it is easy to find out all the about the city; check them out. A great start to finding out a lot of information about our great city is to go to a Las Vegas Newspaper resource like this one for a listing of all newspapers, classifieds, community news and more.

Sources: Lv relocation guide,,, 2011 LV perspective

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