Kentucky's 286-square-mile Rowan County covers less than one percent of the state's total land area. Of Kentucky's 120 counties, Rowan County ranks 49th in terms of the size of its population (23,892, according to 2015 Census estimates). Government and state-level services are the main economic drivers in Rowan County. Recent Lands of America data places the average value of land for sale in Rowan County at $50,311 per acre. The average listing price was $119,359 (the most expensive listing being for $228,000) and the median size of land and property for sale in Rowan County was less than an acre. Land for sale in Rowan County totaled 69 acres and $3.5 million in overall land value, with the city of Elliottville featuring the most land for sale in the county. Hunting land was the most common type of land for sale in Rowan County.