Genoa ranked 615th in state in lottery ticket sales for May 2016
The per capita lottery ticket sales in Genoa was $13.73 per person.
Based on monthly sales records obtained by the DeKalb Times, Genoa generated $71,354.50 in net sales from its five lottery retailers in May 2016, compared to $85,223 in May 2015.
The City of Genoa is in DeKalb County, and has a population of 5,196, according to 2010 census data.
Average sales for municipalities in the region in May 2016 was $19,300.64.
Genoa's top lottery retailer is Genoa Mobil located at 439 W Main St, Genoa, IL 60135.
Genoa Mobil generated 41 percent of Genoa's May 2016 lottery ticket sales and 3 percent of DeKalb County's sales that month, which was $1,428,248.
A close look at sales by city shows that the top five cities with the highest lottery revenue per capita in DeKalb County in 2015 were Shabbona, Somonauk, Kirkland, Sandwich and Sycamore.
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.