|County Average CSR:||69.4 weighted average, 76 Cropland Average, 83 CSR2 Cropland Average|
|State Average CSR:|
|Average Price per CSR2 Point:||$95.55|
|County Size:||473 sq miles|
|Farmland Acres:||269,750 total acres, 241,042 Cropland acres, 6,229 Woodland acres, 22,479 Other acres|
|Average Farmland Value (Price Per Acre):||$6,631|
|Average Farmland Value for Northeast Iowa:||$7,543|
|Highest Known Farmland Sale in County:|
|Average County Rent:||$190.00|
|Rent Range:||$164/a to $217/a|
|Average rent for Northeast Iowa:||$244.00|
|Rent per CSR Point:||$2.29 Per CSR2 Point|
|Improved Permanent Pasture:||$90.00/a Region 3 Average|
|Unimproved Permanent Pasture:||$53.00/a Region 3 Average|
|Stalk Grazing per Acre:||$13/a Region 3 Average|
|Hunting Rights per Acre:||N/A|
Towns: Chester, Elma, Protivin, Cresco, Lime Springs, Riceville
Unincorporated Areas: Florenceville
Townships: Oak Dale, Chester, Forest City, Albion, Jamestown, Saratoga, Howard Center, Veon Springs, Afton, Howard, Paris, New Oregon
History: Howard County was founded in 1851. It was named after General Tilghman Ashurst Howard, a Representative of Indiana.
Additional Information: Lea more on the Howard County Iowa website.
Information updated as of 1/29/18. Compiled from sources including Iowa State University, Howard County Extension Office, Howard County courthouse records, Surety Maps, Wikipedia, Iowa Department of Transportation and USDA. An attempt has been made to verify information but it is not guaranteed to be accurate. Confirm all information that you must rely for decision making purposes.