Silvis ranked 404th in state in lottery ticket sales
The City of Silvis had the 404th highest lottery ticket net sales statewide per capita for the month of June 2016 -- down 95 spots from its May ranking.
The per capita lottery ticket sales in Silvis was $19.60 per person.
Based on monthly sales records obtained by the Rock Island Today, Silvis generated $146,844 in net sales from its eight lottery retailers in June 2016, compared to $196,996.50 in June 2015.
The City of Silvis is in Rock Island County, and has a population of 7,491, according to 2010 census data. Neighboring municipalities are Carbon Cliff, Colona, Coal Valley, East Moline and Moline.
Average sales for municipalities in the region in June 2016 was $17,770.10.
Silvis' top lottery retailer is Express Lane #30 located at 2101 Hospital Rd, Silvis, IL 61282.
Express Lane #30 generated 20 percent of Silvis' June 2016 lottery ticket sales and 2 percent of Rock Island County's sales that month, which was $1,830,320.50.
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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