Ida County farmland values
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Recent Sales In This County
  • 8/2/2016 , 153.52 Acres, $1,120,696, $7,300.00, 95% Tillable, 83.7 CSR 2, $87.23/CSR2 Point 
  • 10/25/17 87.9 Acres $6,750 62.4 CSR2 69.6 Tillable $108.17 per CSR2 Point
  • 10/25/17 235.8 Acres $7,400 78.1 CSR2 188.9 Tillable $94.75 per CSR2 Point
  • 10/25/17 80 Acres $7,750 81.9 CSR2 79.2 Tillable $94.62 per CSR2 Point
  • 11/29/17 156 Acres $7,100 68.7 CSR2 149.52 Tillable Acres $103.34 per CSR2 Point
  • 12/6/17 152.34 Acres $7,000 74.4 CSR2 148 Tillable Acres $94.08 per CSR2 Point

Ida County

Location: West Central Iowa
County Average CSR: 60.1 weighted average, 63 Cropland Average, 81 CSR2 Cropland Average
State Average CSR:
Average Price per CSR2 Point: $137.37
County Size: 432 sq miles
Farmland Acres: 253,306 total acres, 231,131 Cropland acres, 1,107 Woodland acres, 21,068 Other acres

Average Farmland Value (Price Per Acre): $8,256
Average Farmland Value for West Central Iowa: $7,377
Highest Known Farmland Sale in County: $18,900

Average County Rent: $272.00
Rent Range: $180/a to $360/a
Average rent for West Central Iowa: $245.00
Rent per CSR Point: $3.36 per CSR2
Improved Permanent Pasture: $85.00/a Region 4 Average
Unimproved Permanent Pasture: $72.00/a
Stalk Grazing per Acre: $9/a
Hunting Rights per Acre: N/A

Towns: Arthur, Galva, Ida Grove, Battle Creek, Holstein

Unincorporated Areas:

Townships: Douglas, Griggs, Galva, Battle, Logan, Silver Creek, Maple, Corwin, Blaine, Garfield, Grant, Hayes

History: Ida County was formed on January 15, 1851. It was probably named after Ida Smith, the first child of European immigrants to be bo in this region.

Additional Information:

Information updated as of 1/29/18. Compiled from sources including Iowa State University, Ida County Extension Office, Ida County courthouse records at Ida Grove, 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.

Iowa Farmland Prices Ida County

All farmland values are stated as averages and are not a guarantee of value in any given situation.  If you need a written farmland appraisal you should call us to discuss how we can help you.  Farmland prices can change quickly and some information on this website can be up to 12 months old depending on when you view it.  

Farmland Sales Resources for Ida County Iowa

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Estate Attorneys in Ida County Iowa

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