Country Homes for Sale in Idaho
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Lands of America recently had $827 million in rural property, ranches and hunting land for sale in the Gem State. This represents 219,524 acres of land for sale in Idaho. The most expensive property listed for sale on Lands of America recently was $62 million, while the median price for land, ranches and rural property in Idaho was $734,519. The average price of land for sale in Idaho was $1 million. There was 449 acres of sold land in Idaho recorded in March 2018 through the Lands of America sales program. This reflects an increase in sales activity over data from the previous period. The total value of this sold land and rural real estate was $1.3 million. Idahoans take full advantage of their natural resources, with over half of the state's residents having fished and some 35 percent having hunted within a two-year span. All told, hunting, fishing, and trapping activities generate over $1 billion for the Idaho economy. And it's not just the local who are in on the secret. Visitors flock to the state for world-class skiing, backpacking and whitewater rafting and among other outdoor adventures. In terms of size, Idaho is the country's 14th-largest state, covering an area of 83,574 square miles (53 million acres). Of this area, 82,643 square miles (99 percent) is made up of land, while the remaining 926 square miles is covered by water. Over half the land in Idaho is public land such as state parks, forestland or state and other federally protected land. With numerous opportunities to hunt species including deer, boar and wild turkey, hunting land was the most common type of land for sale in Idaho. The financial publication Kiplinger has ranked the state among the ten best states for retirees based on factors including property and income taxes, health care and cost of living. The state has also been ranked among the ten best states for the cost of living by U.S. News & World Report. Of the 44 counties in Idaho, Kootenai County had the most land and acreage for sale.