New Year’s Eve by the Numbers

Las Vegas’ biggest party holiday of the year is fast approaching, and whether you’re flying in to celebrate, or you’re a lucky local trying out a new club, statistics say your New Year’s Eve is going to be off the hook. Well, okay, so maybe the data-crunchers can’t tell you exactly how your night is going to go, but here are a few actual numbers to get you hyped for the big event:

Number of partiers expected to flock to the Strip and Downtown: 335,000

Estimated amount revelers will spend on non-gaming fun: $213.4 million

Price of the most expensive Champagne in the city: $1 million (for the Armand de Brignac “Empire” Collection at the Wynn; it comes with a free trip to France)

Total hotel rooms available: 150,436

Expected citywide occupancy: 98.5 percent

Average time people get to the Strip: 8 p.m.

Number of fireworks set to explode: 90,000

Number of people arrested last New Year’s Eve throughout the Las Vegas Valley:  45 (down from 153 in 2012 and 215 in 2011)

Percentage of singles who would rather have a New Year’s Eve kiss than a new  computer, according to a match.com survey: 60

Percentage of people who keep their New Year’s resolutions for six months or longer: 46

2014-0002-0166 as seen from The Cosmopolitan Glenn Pinkerton Las Vegas News Bureau

 

*All Photos Courtesy of Las Vegas News Bureau

*Sources: Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority, Las Vegas Sun, Journal of Clinical Psychology, New York Post