Hocking County is located in Ohio. The county covers 424 square miles (271,117 acres), representing less than one percent of the state. Of Ohio's 88 counties, Hocking County ranks 76th in terms of the size of its population (28,491, according to 2015 Census estimates). Based on its natural assets, tourism and recreation define the economic landscape of Hocking County. Recent data from Lands of America calculates the average value of ranches, land, farms and other recreational acreage for sale in Hocking County at $15,311 per acre. The average listing price was $252,100 (the most expensive listing being for $629,900) and the median acreage of land for sale in Hocking County was five acres. Land for sale in Hocking County totaled 231 acres and $3.5 million in overall land value, with the city of Hideaway Hills 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 Hocking County.