Zapata County is located in Texas. The county covers 1,058 square miles (677,235 acres), which represents zero percent of the state total. Of the 254 counties in Texas, Zapata County ranks 144th in terms of the size of its population (14,374, according to 2015 Census estimates). Mining and mineral extraction-related services are the main economic drivers in this part of Texas. Recent Lands of America data shows that the average price-per-acre value of land for sale in Zapata County is $1,347. The average list price of property and land for sale was $1,882,159 (the most expensive listing being for $3.4 million) and the median land-parcel size was 1,138 acres. Land for sale in Zapata County totaled 4,193 acres and $5.6 million in overall land value, with the city of Zapata featuring the most land for sale in the county. Farmland was the most common type of land for sale in Zapata County.