Carter County is located in Missouri. The county covers 509 square miles (325,798 acres), representing less than one percent of the state. Of the 115 counties in Missouri, Carter County ranks 106th in terms of the size of its population (6,263, according to 2015 Census estimates). Recent Lands of America data shows that the average price-per-acre value of land for sale in Carter County is $3,023. The average list price of property and land for sale was $212,381 (the most expensive listing being for $1.3 million) and the median size of land and property for sale in Carter County was 15 acres. Land for sale in Carter County totaled 2,880 acres and $8.7 million in overall land value, with the city of Van Buren featuring the most land for sale in the county. Farmland was the most common type of land for sale in Carter County.