Country Homes for Sale in South Dakota
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Recent data from Lands of America records $325 million in land and ranches for sale in the Mount Rushmore State. This represents a total of 161,173 acres of land for sale in the state. The most expensive property listed for sale on Lands of America recently was $33 million, although the median price for land for sale in South Dakota was $1 million. The average price of land advertised for sale in South Dakota was $2 million. Lands of America research shows that over half the land in the Coyote State is privately owned. Although 80 percent of land in South Dakota is privately owned, there's still room for over five million acres of state-managed land. The state boasts some of the nation's best pheasant hunting, with annual pheasant harvests regularly topping one million birds each year. In terms of its size, South Dakota is the country's 17th-largest state, covering an area of 77,121 square miles (49 million acres). In total, 75,811 square miles (98 percent) is land, while the remaining 1,305 square miles is covered by water. Residential property is the most common type of land listed for sale in South Dakota on Lands of America. The financial publication Kiplinger rated South Dakota as the country's best state for retirement based on factors including property and income taxes, health care, safety and its 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 South Dakota's 66 counties, Lawrence County had the most land and acreage for sale, while Yankton County was trending recently as the county with the most land sales recorded through the Lands of America Comparable Sales program.
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