Arcola ranked 375th in state in lottery ticket sales for June 2016
The per capita lottery ticket sales in Arcola was $20.46 per person.
Based on monthly sales records obtained by the East Central Reporter, Arcola generated $59,008.50 in net sales from its three lottery retailers in June 2016, compared to $82,410.50 in June 2015.
The City of Arcola is in Douglas County, and has a population of 2,884, according to 2010 census data.
Average sales for municipalities in the region in June 2016 was $14,676.76.
Arcola's top lottery retailer is Caseys Gen Store #1971 located at 103 N Chestnut St, Arcola, IL 61910.
Caseys Gen Store #1971 generated 53 percent of Arcola's June 2016 lottery ticket sales and 15 percent of Douglas County's sales that month, which was $220,151.50.
A close look at sales by city shows that the top five cities with the highest lottery revenue per capita in Douglas County in 2015 were Arcola, Tuscola, Newman, Villa Grove and Atwood.
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.