Nevada's 2,016-square-mile Lyon County covers two percent of the state's total land area. Of the 17 counties in Nevada, Lyon County ranks fourth in terms of the size of its population (52,585, according to 2015 Census estimates). The county is also considered popular among retirees. Recent Lands of America data shows that the average price-per-acre value of ranches, land, farms and other recreational acreage for sale in Lyon County is $11,086. The average listing price was $445,000 (the most expensive listing being for $765,000) and the median size of land and property for sale in Lyon County was 40 acres. Land for sale in Lyon County totaled 80 acres and $890,000 in overall land value, with the city of Wellington featuring the most land for sale in the county. Farmland was the most common type of land for sale in Lyon County.