Located in Washington, 2,178-square-mile Jefferson County accounts for three percent of the state's total land area. Of the 39 counties in Washington, Jefferson County ranks 27th in terms of the size of its population (30,466, according to 2015 Census estimates). Based on its natural assets, tourism and recreation define the economic landscape of Jefferson 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 Jefferson County is $10,388. The average listing price was $91,108 (the most expensive listing being for $312,000) and the median land-parcel size was less than an acre. Land for sale in Jefferson County totaled 114 acres and $1.2 million in overall land value, with the city of Forks 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 Jefferson County.