Pope County is a county in Illinois. It covers 375 square miles (239,776 acres), which represents less than one percent of the state total. Of the 102 counties in Illinois, Pope County ranks 101st in terms of the size of its population (4,226, according to 2015 Census estimates). Government and state-level services are the main economic drivers in Pope County. Recent Lands of America data shows that the average price-per-acre value of land for sale in Pope County is $2,744. On average, the price of land for sale was $348,827 (the most expensive listing being for $644,900) and the median size of land and property for sale in Pope County was 119 acres. Land for sale in Pope County totaled 509 acres and $1.4 million in overall land value, with the city of Simpson featuring the most land for sale in the county. Farmland was the most common type of land for sale in Pope County.