Lee County is located in Florida. The county covers 1,212 square miles (775,680 acres), representing less than one percent of the state. Of Florida's 67 counties, Lee County ranks eighth in terms of the size of its population (701,982, according to 2015 Census estimates). Based on its natural assets, tourism and recreation define the economic landscape of Lee County. The county is also considered popular among retirees. Recent Lands of America data shows that the average price-per-acre value of land for sale in Lee County is $44,061. On average, the price of land for sale was $307,703 (the most expensive listing being for $1.5 million) and the median size of land and real estate for sale in Lee County was three acres. Land for sale in Lee County totaled 237 acres and $10.5 million in overall land value, with the city of Lehigh Acres 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 Lee County.