Located in Iowa, 722-square-mile Tama County accounts for less than one percent of the state's total land area. Of the 99 counties in Iowa, Tama County ranks 43rd in terms of the size of its population (17,337, according to 2015 Census estimates). Its economy is defined as agricultural, with 1,132 farms recorded in the county during the 2012 U.S. Census. Recent data from Lands of America calculates the average value of ranches, land, farms and other recreational acreage for sale in Tama County at $1,254 per acre. On average, the price of land for sale was $266,350 (the most expensive listing being for $498,750) and the median acreage of land for sale in Tama County was 140 acres. Land for sale in Tama County totaled 1,062 acres and $1.3 million in overall land value, with the city of Montour 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 Tama County.