Illinois's 374-square-mile Lawrence County covers less than one percent of the state's total land area. Of the 102 counties in Illinois, Lawrence County ranks 65th in terms of the size of its population (16,491, according to 2015 Census estimates). Mining and mineral extraction-related services are the main economic drivers in this part of Illinois. Recent Lands of America data places the average value of ranches, land, farms and other recreational acreage for sale in Lawrence County at $3,261 per acre. The average listing price was $154,842 (the most expensive listing being for $259,900) and the median size of land and real estate for sale in Lawrence County was 22 acres. Land for sale in Lawrence County totaled 285 acres and $929,052 in overall land value, with the city of Lawrenceville featuring the most land for sale in the county. Hunting land was the most common type of land for sale in Lawrence County.