Milan ranked 71th in state in lottery ticket sales
The village of Milan had the 71th highest lottery ticket net sales statewide per capita for the month of March 2016 -- up 5 spots from its February ranking.
The per capita lottery ticket sales in Milan was $43.04 per person.
Based on monthly sales records obtained by the Rock Island Today, Milan generated $219,354 in net sales from its 11 lottery retailers in March 2016, compared to $259,326 in March 2015.
The village of Milan is in Rock Island County, and has a population of 5,096, according to 2010 census data. Neighboring municipalities are Oak Grove, Rock Island, Moline and Coyne Center.
Average sales for municipalities in the region in March 2016 was $20,216.89.
Milan's top lottery retailer is Hy-Vee Food Store #1415 located at 201 10th Ave W, Milan, IL 61264.
Hy-Vee Food Store #1415 generated 26 percent of Milan's March 2016 lottery ticket sales and 3 percent of Rock Island County's sales that month, which was $2,122,774.
A close look at sales by city shows that the top five cities with the highest lottery revenue per capita in Rock Island County in 2015 were Hillsdale, Rapids City, Milan, Cordova and Silvis.
Statewide, the top five cities with the highest lottery revenue per capita were Forest View, Burnt Prairie, McCook, Mapleton and Merrionette Park.
The top five cities in the state generated $5,496,719 in net sales -- 1 percent of the state's 2015 net sales amounting to $2,793,271,709.50.
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