Colorado's 3,341-square-mile Mesa County covers three percent of the state's total land area. Of the 64 counties in Colorado, Mesa County ranks 11th in terms of the size of its population (148,513, according to 2015 Census estimates). The county is also considered popular among retirees. Recent data from Lands of America calculates the average value of land for sale in Mesa County at $6,001 per acre. The average list price of property and land for sale was $1,178,829 (the most expensive listing being for $16.0 million) and the median land-parcel size was 55 acres. Land for sale in Mesa County totaled 5,500 acres and $33.0 million in overall land value, with the city of Collbran featuring the most land for sale in the county. Farmland was the most common type of land for sale in Mesa County.