Robinson ranked 504th in state in lottery ticket sales for May 2016
The per capita lottery ticket sales in Robinson was $17.12 per person.
Based on monthly sales records obtained by the East Central Reporter, Robinson generated $130,627.50 in net sales from its eight lottery retailers in May 2016, compared to $144,645 in May 2015.
The City of Robinson is in Crawford County, and has a population of 7,631, according to 2010 census data.
Average sales for municipalities in the region in May 2016 was $15,030.95.
Robinson's top lottery retailer is Marathon Mart located at 301 W Main St, Robinson, IL 62454.
Marathon Mart generated 32 percent of Robinson's May 2016 lottery ticket sales and 24 percent of Crawford County's sales that month, which was $180,371.50.
A close look at sales by city shows that the top four cities with the highest lottery revenue per capita in Crawford County in 2015 were Robinson, Oblong, Palestine and Hutsonville.
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.