Florida's 1,155-square-mile Santa Rosa County covers two percent of the state's total land area. Of Florida's 67 counties, Santa Rosa County ranks 30th in terms of the size of its population (167,040, according to 2015 Census estimates). The county is also considered popular among retirees. Recent Lands of America data places the average value of ranches, land, farms and other recreational acreage for sale in Santa Rosa County at $251 per acre. The average list price of property and land for sale was $247,800 (the most expensive listing being for $1.2 million) and the median size of land and real estate for sale in Santa Rosa County was 186 acres. Land for sale in Santa Rosa County totaled 7,894 acres and $2.0 million in overall land value, with the city of Milton featuring the most land for sale in the county. Farmland was the most common type of land for sale in Santa Rosa County.