Elkville ranked 401st in state in lottery ticket sales for March 2016
The Village of Elkville had the 401st highest lottery ticket net sales statewide per capita for the month of March 2016 -- down 149 spots from its February ranking.
The per capita lottery ticket sales in Elkville was $21.73 per person.
Based on monthly sales records obtained by the Carbondale Reporter, Elkville generated $19,646.50 in net sales from its one lottery retailer in March 2016, compared to $19,962 in March 2015.
The Village of Elkville is in Jackson County, and has a population of 904, according to 2010 census data.
Average sales for municipalities in the region in March 2016 was $17,530.86.
Elkville's top lottery retailer is Caseys Gen Store #1727 located at 400 N 4th St, Elkville, IL 62932.
Caseys Gen Store #1727 generated 100 percent of Elkville's March 2016 lottery ticket sales and 4 percent of Jackson County's sales that month, which was $596,049.50.
A close look at sales by city shows that the top five cities with the highest lottery revenue per capita in Jackson County in 2015 were Murphysboro, De Soto, Elkville, Grand Tower and Ava.
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.