Land for Sale in Texas
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Texas is the second-biggest state in the United States, covering an area of 268,601 square miles (172 million acres). Of its total landmass, 261,232 square miles (97 percent) is made up of land, while the remaining 7,365 square miles comprises water. The Lone Star State has over 200 public hunting areas, which include wildlife management areas, state parks and U.S. Forest Service lands. The state is also home to 191,000 miles of rivers and streams, along with numerous lakes and reservoirs and Gulf of Mexico coastline. Lands of America research shows that 97 percent of land in the Lone Star State is privately owned. Texas's current price-per-acre average places it 33rd in the country in terms of land value. This data represents $18.5 billion of ranches, farms and other land acreage for sale in the state covering a total of 5.1 million acres. Farmland was the most common type of land for sale in Texas. Of the 254 counties in Texas, Henderson County had the most land and farms for sale.
Martin County Land Info
With an estimated population of 5,641, Martin County is located in a large metropolitan area of the state. It is the 201st largest county in the state based on population and it's the 134th largest based on size (916 square miles). Martin County is one of 70 counties located in West Texas. The West Texas region is a sprawling area that can loosely be classified as comprising the counties around the main metro areas of El Paso, Lubbock, Abilene, Midland/Odessa and San Angelo. The most common type of land for sale in Martin County is farms. Other frequent property types for sale in Martin County include residential property and undeveloped land. Recent Lands of Texas data showed 1,635 acres of land for sale in Martin County valued at a combined $964,025, with a median sale price of $482,013. Based on data for median land prices throughout the Lone Star State, the median price of land for sale in Martin County is currently more expensive than the rest of the state. The city of Stanton in Martin County featured the most land listings for sale. The average price-per-acre value of land for sale in Martin County places the county 249th overall in the state. With its farming economy responsible for estimated annual receipts of $20 million, Martin County farms and ranches are mostly focused on cattle and other livestock such as sheep, goats and horses.
Land for sale including Farms in Martin County Texas