Land for Sale in New York
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In terms of size, New York is the country's 27th-largest state, covering an area of 54,475 square miles (35 million acres). In its entirety, 47,126 square miles (87 percent) is made up of land, while the remaining 7,429 square miles comprises water. Approximately three-quarters of a million New Yorkers and visitors hunt in the state annually, although most hunt on private land. The state numbers 215 state and national parks, many of which are open to hunting. New York's waterways, including more than 7,500 lakes and ponds, 70,000 miles of rivers and streams and thousands of miles of coastline, count 165 species of fish. Lands of America research shows that 62 percent of land in the Empire State is privately owned. New York's current price-per-acre average places it eighth in the country in terms of land value. This data represents $417 million of land for sale in the state covering a total of 50,732 acres. Hunting Land was the most common type of land for sale in New York. Of the 62 counties in the state, Otsego County had the most land for sale.