Country Homes for Sale in New Jersey
Find Farms, Ranches, and Acreage for Sale
Recent internal data shows $356 million in farms, ranches and other land for sale in New Jersey. This represents a total of 8,457 acres of New Jersey land for sale. The most expensive land listed for sale on Lands of America recently was $7 million, although the median price for land for sale in New Jersey was $483,425. The average price of land, ranches and rural property in New Jersey was $592,822. New Jersey holds more than a half-million acres of state-owned land available for outdoor recreation in a diverse landscape that spreads from hardwood ridges to pine forests to coastal marshlands. Of this, some 350, 000 acres reside within 121 wildlife management areas specially designated for wildlife and wildlife-related recreation. Garden State hunters enjoy over 100 days of deer hunting and season for bow and shotgun and muzzle-loading rifle hunts. New Jersey is one of the country's smallest states in terms of size, covering an area of 8,722 square miles (6 million acres). In its entirety, 7,354 square miles (84 percent) of the state is land, while the remaining 1,368 square miles is made up of water. Approximately 19 percent is considered public land such as national and state parks, national forestland or other federally protected land. As befits a state with excellent hunting for big and small game like deer, waterfowl and wild turkey, hunting land was the most common type of land for sale in New Jersey. Of the 21 counties in the state, Gloucester County had the most land for sale.