Lexington ranked 538th in state in lottery ticket sales for April 2016
The per capita lottery ticket sales in Lexington was $15.02 per person.
Based on monthly sales records obtained by the McLean County Times, Lexington generated $30,923 in net sales from its three lottery retailers in April 2016, compared to $20,787 in April 2015.
The City of Lexington is in McLean County, and has a population of 2,059, according to 2010 census data.
Average sales for municipalities in the region in April 2016 was $12,889.05.
Lexington's top lottery retailer is Lexington Finer Food located at 210 W Main St, Lexington, IL 61753.
Lexington Finer Food generated 47 percent of Lexington's April 2016 lottery ticket sales and 2 percent of McLean County's sales that month, which was $1,404,907.50.
A close look at sales by city shows that the top five cities with the highest lottery revenue per capita in McLean County in 2015 were Towanda, El Paso, Chenoa, Danvers and Le Roy.
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.