Nevada's 18,160-square-mile Nye County covers 16 percent of the state's total land area. Of the 17 counties in Nevada, Nye County ranks seventh in terms of the size of its population (42,477, 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 Nye County is $3,904. The average listing price was $415,167 (the most expensive listing being for $790,000) and the median size of land and real estate for sale in Nye County was two acres. Land for sale in Nye County totaled 319 acres and $1.2 million in overall land value, with the city of Pahrump featuring the most land for sale in the county. Farmland was the most common type of land for sale in Nye County.