Lake Houses for Sale in Idaho
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In terms of its size, Idaho is the country's 14th-largest state, covering an area of 83,574 square miles (53 million acres). In total, 82,643 square miles (99 percent) is land, while the remaining 926 square miles is made up of water. 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 locals who are in on the secret. Visitors flock to the state for world-class skiing, backpacking and whitewater rafting, among other outdoor adventures. Lands of America research shows that 32 percent of land in Idaho is privately owned. Idaho's current price-per-acre average places it 20th in the country in terms of land value. This data represents $593 million of ranches, farms and other land acreage for sale in the state covering a total of 291,050 acres. Farmland was the most common type of land for sale in Idaho. Of the 44 counties in Idaho, Lemhi County had the most rural property and land for sale.