Lawrenceville ranked 566th in state in lottery ticket sales for May 2016
The per capita lottery ticket sales in Lawrenceville was $15.51 per person.
Based on monthly sales records obtained by the East Central Reporter, Lawrenceville generated $68,663.50 in net sales from its six lottery retailers in May 2016, compared to $90,669.50 in May 2015.
The City of Lawrenceville is in Lawrence County, and has a population of 4,427, according to 2010 census data.
Average sales for municipalities in the region in May 2016 was $10,552.30.
Lawrenceville's top lottery retailer is Mach 1 Food Shop #6 located at 1502 State St, Lawrenceville, IL 62439.
Mach 1 Food Shop #6 generated 33 percent of Lawrenceville's May 2016 lottery ticket sales and 21 percent of Lawrence County's sales that month, which was $105,523.
A close look at sales by city shows that the top three cities with the highest lottery revenue per capita in Lawrence County in 2015 were Lawrenceville, Bridgeport and Sumner.
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.