Bloomington ranked 644th in state in lottery ticket sales for July 2016
The per capita lottery ticket sales in Bloomington was $13.48 per person.
Based on monthly sales records obtained by the McLean County Times, Bloomington generated $1,055,034.50 in net sales from its 55 lottery retailers in July 2016, compared to $1,000,709 in July 2015.
The City of Bloomington is in McLean County, and has a population of 78,292, according to 2010 census data. Neighboring municipalities are Normal and Twin Grove.
Average sales for municipalities in the region in July 2016 was $16,880.81.
Bloomington's top lottery retailer is 6 Points Fast Stop located at 1001 6 Points Rd, Bloomington, IL 61701.
6 Points Fast Stop generated 5 percent of Bloomington's July 2016 lottery ticket sales and 3 percent of McLean County's sales that month, which was $1,840,008.50.
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.