Minnesota's 586-square-mile Dakota County covers less than one percent of the state's total land area. Of the 87 counties in Minnesota, Dakota County is one of the three largest counties in the state (population: 414,686, according to 2015 Census estimates). Recent Lands of America data places the average value of land and acreage for sale in Dakota County at $14,104 per acre. The average listing price was $337,800 (the most expensive listing being for $620,000) and the median land-parcel size was 10 acres. Land for sale in Dakota County totaled 120 acres and $1.7 million in overall land value, with the city of Lakeville featuring the most land for sale in the county. Farmland was the most common type of land for sale in Dakota County.