Illinois's 288-square-mile Stark County covers less than one percent of the state's total land area. Of Illinois's 102 counties, Stark County ranks 95th in terms of the size of its population (5,788, according to 2015 Census estimates). Its economy is defined as agricultural, with 348 farms recorded in the county during the 2012 U.S. Census. Recent Lands of America data shows that the average price-per-acre value of land for sale in Stark County is $6,490. The average list price of property and land for sale was $501,509 (the most expensive listing being for $735,000) and the median size of land and property for sale in Stark County was 76 acres. Land for sale in Stark County totaled 232 acres and $1.5 million in overall land value, with the city of Osceola featuring the most land for sale in the county. Given its rural location and ecomony, farms and other agricultural acreage are the most common types of land for sale in Stark County.