Loami ranked 829th in state in lottery ticket sales
The village of Loami had the 829th highest lottery ticket net sales statewide per capita for the month of April 2016 -- down 27 spots from its March ranking.
The per capita lottery ticket sales in Loami was $2.88 per person.
Based on monthly sales records obtained by the Sangamon Sun, Loami generated $2,172 in net sales from its one lottery retailer in April 2016, compared to $2,097 in April 2015.
The village of Loami is in Sangamon County, and has a population of 754, according to 2010 census data.
Average sales for municipalities in the region in April 2016 was $25,278.01.
Loami's top lottery retailer is Loami Country Market located at 106 Church St, Loami, IL 62661.
Loami Country Market generated 100 percent of Loami's April 2016 lottery ticket sales and 1 percent of Sangamon County's sales that month, which was $3,008,084.
A close look at sales by city shows that the top five cities with the highest lottery revenue per capita in Sangamon County in 2015 were Williamsville, Springfield, Pleasant Plains, Illiopolis and Mechanicsburg.
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.