Zapata County, Texas, is considered a non-metropolitan area located adjacent to a large metro region. The county is the 144th largest county in the state based on population and it's the 69th largest based on size (1,058 square miles). The most common type of land for sale in Zapata County is farms. Other typical property types for sale in Zapata County include ranches, recreational property and lakefront property. Recent Lands of Texas data included 4,193 acres of land for sale in Zapata County valued at a combined $6 million, with a median sale price of $2 million. Based on data for median land prices throughout the Lone Star State, the median price of land for sale in Zapata County is currently more expensive than the rest of the state. The city of Zapata in Zapata County featured the most land listings for sale. The average price-per-acre value of land for sale in Zapata County places the county 205th overall in the state. Zapata County is located in South Texas, a region comprising 47 counties. South Texas is typically classified as the area between the San Antonio metro area and south to the Rio Grande and Gulf of Mexico.