With an estimated population of 163,632, Ellis County is a large urban county in Texas. It is the 25th largest county in the state and 98th based on its size (952 square miles). The most common type of land for sale in Ellis County is farms. Other common property types for sale in Ellis County include ranches, residential property, commercial property, horse property and undeveloped land. Recent Lands of Texas data included 9,901 acres of land for sale in Ellis County valued at a combined $118 million, with a median sale price of $294,615. Based on data for median land prices throughout the Lone Star State, the median price of land for sale in Ellis County is currently more expensive than the rest of the state. The city of Ennis in Ellis County featured the most land listings for sale. The average price-per-acre value of land for sale in Ellis County places the county 37th overall in the state. Ellis County is located in North Texas, a region comprising 30 counties. North Texas generally refers to the counties in the north-central part of the state, excluding those in the Texas Panhandle. It covers the metro areas of Dallas-Fort Worth and Wichita Falls and their surrounding counties. It is the state's most populous region.The value and availability of land, make Ellis County a popular destination for retirees.