Winneshiek County farmland values
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  • 6/1/17 194 Acres $4600 61.6 CSR2 155.9 Tillable $74.67 per CSR2 Point
  • 9/8/17 173 Acres $7,168 71.8 CSR2 148 Tillable $99.83 per CSR2 Point
  • 11/20/17 112 Acres $No Information 44 CSR2 52 Tillable Acres
  • 12/8/17 190 Acres $7,500 77.8 CSR2 158 Tillable Acres $96.40 per CSR2 Point

Winneshiek County

Location: Northeast Iowa
County Average CSR: 58.1 weighted average, 75 Cropland Average, 78 CSR2 Cropland Average
State Average CSR:
Average Price per CSR2 Point: $90.44
County Size: 690 sq miles
Farmland Acres: 360,778 total acres, 286,614 Cropland acres, 35,718 Woodland acres, 38,446 Other acres

Average Farmland Value (Price Per Acre): $6,592
Average Farmland Value for Northeast Iowa: $7,313
Highest Known Farmland Sale in County:

Average County Rent: $243.00
Rent Range: $150/a to $325/a
Average rent for Northeast Iowa: $250.00
Rent per CSR Point: $3.12 per CSR2
Improved Permanent Pasture: $90.00/a
Unimproved Permanent Pasture: $53.00/a
Stalk Grazing per Acre: $13/a region average
Hunting Rights per Acre: N/A

Towns: Calmar, Decorah, Jackson Junction, Ridgeway, Castalia, Fort Atkinson, Ossian, Spillville

Unincorporated Areas: Bluffton, Festina, Highlandville, Burr Oak, Frankville, Kendalville

Townships: Bloomfield, Decorah, Highland, Orleans, Bluffton, Frankville, Jackson, Pleasant, Burr Oak, Freemont, Lincoln, Springfield, Calmar, Glenwood, Madison, Sumner, Canoe, Hesper, Military, Washington

History: A largely rural and agricultural county, Winneshiek County has a rich cultural history from Czech, Slovak, English, Irish, German, Swiss, and Norwegian immigrants that have settled within its boundaries. The county was originally settled in 1848 in present day Bloomfield Township (near Castalia, Iowa) and in Washington Township (near Fort Atkinson, Iowa). It was organized in 1847, and named after a chief of the Winnebago tribe. In 1980, Winneshiek County reported a population of 21,842. Like much of Iowa during the 1980s it witnessed a population loss, plummeting to 20,847 according to the 1990 United States Census. However during the 1990s the county experienced some mild growth and was able to rise above the 21,000 mark once again.

Additional Information: Lea more on the Winnesheik County Iowa website.

Information updated as of 12/20/2016. Compiled from sources including Iowa State University, Winneshiek County Extension Office, Winneshiek 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.