Carpentersville ranked 672nd in state in lottery ticket sales for February 2016
The Village of Carpentersville had the 672nd highest lottery ticket net sales statewide per capita for the month of February 2016 -- up 20 spots from its January ranking.
The per capita lottery ticket sales in Carpentersville was $11.87 per person.
Based on monthly sales records obtained by the Kane County Reporter, Carpentersville generated $457,286.50 in net sales from its 17 lottery retailers in February 2016, compared to $489,598.50 in February 2015.
The Village of Carpentersville is in Kane County, and has a population of 38,512, according to 2010 census data. Neighboring municipalities are Barrington Hills, East Dundee, Sleepy Hollow, West Dundee, Algonquin and Gilberts.
Average sales for municipalities in the region in February 2016 was $24,442.34.
Carpentersville's top lottery retailer is Woodmans Food Market located at 2100 Randall Rd, Carpentersville, IL 60110.
Woodmans Food Market generated 18 percent of Carpentersville's February 2016 lottery ticket sales and 3 percent of Kane County's sales that month, which was $3,324,159.
A close look at sales by city shows that the top five cities with the highest lottery revenue per capita in Kane County in 2015 were West Dundee, Hampshire, North Aurora, South Elgin and Algonquin.
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.