Texas's 656-square-mile Austin County covers less than one percent of the state's total land area. Of the 254 counties in Texas, Austin County ranks 95th in terms of the size of its population (29,563, according to 2015 Census estimates). Manufacturing and related services provide the main economic inputs to Austin County. The county is also considered popular among retirees. Recent Lands of America data shows that the average price-per-acre value of ranches, land, farms and other recreational acreage for sale in Austin County is $20,042. On average, the price of land for sale was $707,973 (the most expensive listing being for $10.0 million) and the median acreage of land for sale in Austin County was nine acres. Land for sale in Austin County totaled 10,844 acres and $217.3 million in overall land value, with the city of Bellville featuring the most land for sale in the county. Farmland was the most common type of land for sale in Austin County.