Rock Island ranked 835th in state in lottery ticket sales
The city of Rock Island had the 835th highest lottery ticket net sales statewide per capita for the month of July 2016 -- maintaining its June ranking.The per capita lottery ticket sales in Rock Island was $3.11 per person.
Based on monthly sales records obtained by the Rock Island Today, Rock Island generated $455,067 in net sales from its 20 lottery retailers in July 2016, compared to $386,088 in July 2015.
The city of Rock Island is in Rock Island County, and has a population of 146,133, according to 2010 census data. Neighboring municipalities are Oak Grove, Milan, Moline, Coyne Center and Rock Island Arsenal.
Average sales for municipalities in the region in July 2016 was $19,846.67.
Rock Island's top lottery retailer is Hy-Vee Food Store #1549 located at 2930 18th Ave, Rock Island, IL 61201.
Hy-Vee Food Store #1549 generated 13 percent of Rock Island's July 2016 lottery ticket sales and 3 percent of Rock Island County's sales that month, which was $2,024,361.
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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