Land for Sale in Texas
Find Farms, Ranches, Acreage, and Country Homes for Sale
Internal data from Lands of America records $15 billion in land and ranches for sale in the Lone Star State. This represents a total of 3.5 million acres of Texas land for sale (accounting for approximately two percent of the state's land area). The most expensive land listed for sale on Lands of America recently was $250 million, although the median price for land, ranches and farms in Texas came in at $950,040. The average price of land, ranches and farms in Texas was $1 million. Based on comps submitted through the Lands of America Comparable Sales program in April 2018, Texas had the most land sales. Of the 871 recorded lands sales, the total value of all completed sales was $320.3 million for all property and land sold in Texas (a significant increase over the previous period). 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 and along with numerous lakes and reservoirs and Gulf of Mexico coastline. 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) of the state is land, while the remaining 7,365 square miles is made up of water. Less than ten percent of land in Texas is public land (i.e. national and state parks, national forests, BLM land). Land for sale in Texas includes farms, hunting land, recreational acreage and undeveloped land for future commercial or residential usage. Of Texas's 254 counties, Henderson County had the most rural property and land for sale.
Menard County Land Info
With a population of only 2,164 people, Menard County, Texas, is a small rural county with a farm-based economy. The county covers 902 square miles. Menard 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. Unsurprisingly, farms are the most common type of land for sale in Menard County. Other typical property types for sale in Menard County include ranches, recreational property, riverfront property and residential property. Recent Lands of Texas data included 26,021 acres of land for sale in Menard County valued at a combined $73 million, with a median sale price of $445,125. Based on data for median land prices throughout Texas, the median price of land for sale in Menard County is currently more expensive than the rest of the state. The city of Menard in Menard County featured the most land listings for sale. The average price-per-acre value of land for sale in Menard County places the county 158th overall in the state. The value and availability of land, make Menard County a popular destination for older snowbirds. With its farms and farm-related businesses creating estimated annual receipts of $10 million, Menard County farms and ranches are mostly focused on crop production for plants like wheat, cotton and corn.