Wapello County farmland values
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Recent Sales In This County
  • 9/24/2016; 71 Acres; $859,100; $12,100.00 /Acre; 89% Tillable; 84.9 CSR 2; $124.52/CSR 2 Point
  • 9/24/2016; 59 Acres; $536,900; $9,100.00/Acre; 96% Tillable; 85.9 CSR 2; $105.94/CSR 2 Point
  • 9/24/2016; 60 Acres; $162,000; $2,700.00/Acre; 49% Tillable; 49.3 CSR 2; $54.77/CSR 2 Point
  • 9/16/17 56.26 Acres $No Information
  • 9/16/17 29.18 $No Information 37 CSR2 24.17 Tillable
  • 11/3/17 160 Acres $5,300 58.2 CSR2 141.67 Tillable Acres $91.06 per CSR2 Point
  • 3/3/18 160 Acres $3,100 0 CSR2 41 Tillable Acres
  • 4/7/18 115 Acres $2,250 45 CSR2 36 Tillable Acres $50 per CSR2 Point
  • 4/20/18 25 Acres $5,350 85.1 CSR2 20 Tillable Acres $62.87 per CSR2 Point

Wapello County

Location: Southeast Iowa
County Average CSR: 46.8 weighted average, 76 Cropland Average, 80 CSR2 Cropland Average
State Average CSR:
Average Price per CSR2 Point: $116.65
County Size: 432 sq miles
Farmland Acres: 208,213 total acres, 159,991 Cropland acres, 19,838 Woodland acres, 28,384 Other acres

Average Farmland Value (Price Per Acre): $5,459
Average Farmland Value for Southeast Iowa: $6,864
Highest Known Farmland Sale in County:

Average County Rent: $185.00
Rent Range: $132/a to $239/a
Average rent for Southeast Iowa: $203.00
Rent per CSR Point: $2.31 per CSR2
Improved Permanent Pasture: $66.00/a regional average
Unimproved Permanent Pasture: $48.00/a regional average
Stalk Grazing per Acre: N/A
Hunting Rights per Acre: $16/a regional average

Towns: Agency, Chillicothe, Eldon, Ottumwa, Blakesburg, Eddyville, Kirkville

Unincorporated Areas: Ashland, Munterville, Bladensburg, Phillips, Dahlonega, Pickwick, Dudley, Ottumwa Junction, Farson, Rutledge

Townships: Columbia, Richland, Highland, Competine, Polk, Center, Cass, Agency, Green, Keokuk, Dahlonega, Pleasant, Adams,Washington,

History: Wapello County was formed on February 17, 1843. It was named for Wapello, a Meskwaki chief.

Additional Information: Wapello County Iowa website.

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


You can find Farmland For Sale in Wapello County Iowa at www.DreamDirt.com.  Need the advice of a qualified farmland professional?  Our professional staff of Iowa auctioneers and land brokers at DreamDirt would be happy to visit with you about your situation and help guide you through the process of making an informed decision about selling farmland.  Want to continue your research?  You can find a wealth of information on our Farmland Sales and Auction Blog.


Estate Attorneys in Wapello County Iowa


If you are searching for an estate attorney to help you with legal work of an estate in Iowa you can search for Estate Attorneys in Wapello County on the Find an Iowa Estate Lawyer website by the Iowa Bar Association.


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Jason J. Smith, CAI


Land Broker | Auctioneer | Appraiser


(712)592-8965 Jason@DreamDirt.com


Licensed to sell real estate in Iowa


Jason is the Iowa real estate broker for DreamDirt.  With vast experience as an agricultural auctioneer and land broker Jason can help you evaluate and appraise farmland for a private farmland sale or farmland auction.   Jason has conducted hundreds of farm and land auctions in his career and has obtained the highest educational designation an auctioneer can achieve, Certified Auctioneers Institute.  Jason can help guide you through the real estate sales process of private sales, land auctions, 1031 exchanges, farm estates, farm retirements and liquidation of hard agricultural assets.  Wapello is a county that has a great mix of land uses with high quality farmland and good recreational opportunities.  If you are selling a farm in the area let us show you the best marketing opportunities for you.


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Thomas J. Bradley


Land Broker | Auctioneer | Appraiser


(515)202-7687 Tom@DreamDirt.com


Tom is a land broker and auctioneer at DreamDirt.  Sellers have relied on Tom’s expert guidance in the sale of farmland, machinery, hay crops, livestock and homes throughout Iowa.   Tom has conducted well over 1000 auctions for private sellers, retirements, estates and banks and can help you understand the process as well as appraise the expected value of assets you are considering selling.