Colorado Land for Sale
The average temperatures in Colorado has many ranges considering the Rocky Mountains and the various valleys. Cities such as Colorado Springs and Denver can be as high as the upper 80s in the summer, and as low as the single digits in winter. Geologically speaking, Colorado has many regions including mountains, plains, western slope, and continental divide, just to name a few. Colorado’s economy is based on some valued natural resources and as Wikipedia says, “The state's economy broadened from its mid-19th-century roots in mining when irrigated agriculture developed, and by the late 19th century, raising livestock had become important. Early industry was based on the extraction and processing of minerals and agricultural products. Current agricultural products are cattle, wheat, dairy products, corn, and hay.” According to Zillow, “The median home value in Colorado is $408,794. Colorado home values have gone up 3.1% over the past year and Zillow predicts they will fall -1.7% within the next year.” In a pleasant surprise, Smart Asset says that Colorado “has some of the lowest residential property taxes in the country, with an average effective rate of just 0.55%. That ties the state with Washington D.C. for the fourth lowest rate in the U.S. It's also well below the national average of 1.08%.” On the other hand Best Places lists Colorado as having a cost of living index above the 100 mark at 121.1, making it above the national average and more expensive.
Hunting Land for Sale in Colorado
According to Land Watch, Colorado ranges wildly in its size of hunting properties for sale, anywhere from a few acres of land to a whopping 27,566 acres in Craig, Moffat County. Colorado is replete with big game animal species for the hunting community including bighorn sheep, elk, bear, deer, mountain lion, and small game such as turkey, waterfowl, and pheasants. The general public is welcome to go boating, fishing, hiking, camping, horseback riding, and all of the shooting sports.
Here's a lease resource for hunters.
Farm Land for Sale in Colorado
Colorado has approximately 120 days between the last and the first frost of season giving it an average going season. Farm Flavor says, “Colorado’s eastern regions and valley of the western mountains are some of the most fertile in the nation. It is no wonder that the agricultural sector contributes more than $40 billion to the state’s economy each year and provides more than 173,000 jobs. Cattle and calves, corn, wheat, hay and dairy dominate as the Centennial State’s leading agricultural commodities. Colorado is as diverse in commodities as in geography, with producers raising bison, ostriches and emu, and growing sunflowers, grapes and mushrooms, among others.” According to State Summaries Colorado receives, “Annual total precipitation is 17 inches on average statewide, but has ranged from a low of 11.85 inches in 2002 to a high of 25.52 inches in 1941.” Farm land in Colorado is valued at around $1,570 per acre at this time.
Here's a resource for land owners.
Cheap Land for Sale in Colorado
The Northeast, Front Range, and Denver regions of the state have by far the least amount of properties for sale in the state. With the lowest price at about $6,000 and the highest around $43,000 the average price for Colorado is about $24,500.