Land for Sale in South Dakota
Find Farms, Ranches, Acreage, and Country Homes for Sale
In terms of size, South Dakota is the country's 17th-largest state, covering an area of 77,121 square miles (49 million acres). In its entirety, 75,811 square miles (98 percent) of the state is land, while the remaining 1,305 square miles comprises water. 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. Lands of America research shows that 86 percent of land in South Dakota is privately owned. South Dakota's current price-per-acre average places it 17th in the country in terms of land value. This data represents $164 million of ranches, farms and other land acreage for sale in the state covering a total of 90,932 acres. Farmland was the most common type of land for sale in South Dakota. Of South Dakota's 66 counties, Yankton County had the most land and rural real estate for sale.