Douglas County, Colorado Land Information
One of the fastest-growing counties in the state given its location to the south of the booming Denver metro area, Douglas County still retains its outdoor-centric approach to the life. A mix of rangeland and mountain slopes as you move south from the suburban areas fringing the Mile High City, outdoor enthusiasts can explore miles of hiking and biking trails that thread public-land areas amidst a patchwork of historic working cattle ranches. Almost 4,100 acres of land were listed for sale for sale in Douglas County recently; the overall value of all Douglas County land and ranches for sale was $64 million. Land And Farm data shows the average price ($1.2 million) of land and ranches for sale in Douglas County was 37 percent cheaper than the state average for all land and property listed for sale in Colorado on Land And Farm. Douglas County is Colorado's 47th largest county (840 square miles). Douglas County is located in Central Colorado. Land for sale in Douglas County represents less than one percent of land for sale on Land And Farm in the Rocky Mountain State based on total acreage. Home to species like whitetail deer and wild turkey, hunting land is the most common type of land for sale in Douglas County
. Douglas County farms are focused toward crops like wheat and cotton. The county is considered popular among retirees. Colorado's real estate and land prices can veer wildly based on proximity to hot markets in four-season resort towns like Aspen, Crested Butte and Telluride, as well as in the metro and suburban areas surrounding Denver and Boulder (home of the University of Colorado). However, it's no surprise that Colorado ranks highly as a retirement destination, with generally excellent weather and a healthy, outdoorsy lifestyle that's ideally suited toward active retirees. Taxes in Colorado are also relatively low, with a flat 4.63% state income-tax rate and no estate or inheritance taxes. To find more land for sale in Colorado
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