Crestwood ranked 54th in state in lottery ticket sales
The village of Crestwood had the 54th highest lottery ticket net sales statewide per capita for the month of March 2016 -- up 48 spots from its February ranking.
The per capita lottery ticket sales in Crestwood was $46.83 per person.
Based on monthly sales records obtained by the South Cook News, Crestwood generated $514,381.50 in net sales from its 13 lottery retailers in March 2016, compared to $454,563 in March 2015.
The village of Crestwood is in Cook County, and has a population of 10,984, according to 2010 census data. Neighboring municipalities are Alsip, Posen, Blue Island, Robbins, Midlothian, Palos Heights and Oak Forest.
Average sales for municipalities in the region in March 2016 was $44,846.27.
Crestwood's top lottery retailer is Ultra Foods located at 13180 S Cicero Ave, Crestwood, IL 60445.
Ultra Foods generated 23 percent of Crestwood's March 2016 lottery ticket sales and 1 percent of Cook County's sales that month, which was $139,157,981.50.
A close look at sales by city shows that the top five cities with the highest lottery revenue per capita in Cook County in 2015 were Forest View, McCook, Merrionette Park, Calumet Park and Hodgkins.
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.