Douglas County is a county in Nevada. It covers 738 square miles (472,109 acres), which represents less than one percent of the state total. Of Nevada's 17 counties, Douglas County ranks sixth in terms of the size of its population (47,710, according to 2015 Census estimates). Based on its natural assets, tourism and recreation define the economic landscape of Douglas County. The county is also considered popular among retirees. Recent Lands of America data shows that the average price-per-acre value of land and acreage for sale in Douglas County is $152,200. The average listing price was $1,464,667 (the most expensive listing being for $3.7 million) and the median acreage of land for sale in Douglas County was two acres. Land for sale in Douglas County totaled 29 acres and $4.4 million in overall land value, with the city of Gardnerville featuring the most land for sale in the county. With a recreation- and tourism-dependent economy, recreational acreage and property, as well as hunting lands, are most commonly sold in Douglas County.