(LEXINGTON) – The state auditor’s office released the municipal liquor numbers from 2018, and it shows that Lexington’s city liquor store
continues to be profitable.
Out of nearly 200 municipal liquor operations in the state, Lexington finished in the top 20 percent of stores in gross sales, with more than $3 million of products
It was one of only nine cities with a population under five thousand to finish in the top 40.After expenses, Lexington Liquors was able to transfer $85,000 back to the
On paper, Spring Lake Park Liquors was one of the most profitable operations in the state, but that is only because the city closed the store and sold the land to Hy-Vee.
Spring Lake Park’s liquor store, upon closing, netted the city close to $2 million.
The Hy-Vee will open sometime next year, but the Hy-Vee Fast and Fresh Express convenience store opened on that site this week.
Anoka, Columbia Heights, Fridley, and St. Francis are the other Anoka County communities with municipal liquor store operations.
Here is the full state auditor’s report of 2018 municipal liquor sales figures.