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Recent Sales in This County

  • April 2014 Knox Township 392 Acres 47 CSR $5,498/acre
  • May 2014 Jackson Township 110 acres 45 CSR $5,000/acre
  • June 2014 Washington Township 235 acres 45 CSR $5,149/acre
  • 05/16/15 127 acres $3600/acre pasture/timber 80.2 CSR2
  • 7/8/17 261.73 Acres No Sale 29.7 CSR2 143 Tillable
  • 12/1/17 30 Acres $4,600 67.1 CSR2 26.5 Tillable Acres $68.55 per CSR2 Point
  • 4/19/18 47.66 Acres $9,502 60.2 CSR2 40 Tillable Acres $157.84 per CSR2 Point
  • 5/11/18 123.97 Acres $4,080 62.2 CSR2 102.83 Tillable Acres $65.59 per CSR2 Point
  • 5/11/18 146.4 Acres $No Sale 50.2 CSR2 118.93 Tillable Acres
  • 9/6/18; 50 Acres; $238,900.00; $4,778/acre; 54.9 CSR2; $87.03/CSR2 pt
  • 3/1/19; 61.78 Acres; $370,309.00; $6,700/acre; 71.5 CSR2; $93.71/CSR2 pt
  • 8/1/19 - 155 Acres, 133 Tillable Acres, 51.7 CSR2, $3,350/acre

Location: South Central Iowa
County Average CSR2:
CSR2 Weighted Average: 47.2 CSR2 Cropland Average: 73

State Average CSR2: 68.6
Average Price per CSR2 Point: $56.84
County Size: 431 sq miles
Farmland Acres: 221,848 total acres, 151,334 Cropland acres, 17,532 Woodland acres, 52,982 Other acres

Average Farmland Value (Price Per Acre):
Average Farmland Value for South Central Iowa:
Highest Known Farmland Sale in County:

Average County Rent: $194.00
Rent Range: $165-$220
Average rent for South Central Iowa:
Rent per CSR Point:

Improved Permanent Pasture:
$74.00/a Regional Average
Unimproved Permanent Pasture: $52.00/a Regional Average
Stalk Grazing per Acre:
$9.00/a Regional Average
Hunting Rights per Acre:
$16.00/a Regional Average

Towns: Murray, Osceola, Weldon, Woodbu

Unincorporated Areas:

Townships: Doyle, Jackson, Osceola, Franklin, Knox, Troy, Fremont, Liberty, Ward, Green Bay, Madison, Washington

History: Clarke County was formed on January 13, 1846. It was named for James Clarke, a Goveor of the Iowa Territory.

Additional Information: Learn more on the Clarke County Iowa website.

Jason J. Smith, CAI

Land Broker, Auctioneer, Appraiser
Jason Smith
Clarke County
Iowa Farmland Sales

(515) 537-6633

Licensed to sell real estate in the state of Iowa

Tom Bradley

Land Broker, Auctioneer, Appraiser
Tom Bradley
Clarke County
Iowa Farmland Sales


Information updated as of 5/14/20. Compiled from sources including Iowa State University, Clarke County Extension Office, Clarke 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.

Iowa Farmland Prices Clarke County, Iowa

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Farmland Sales Resources for Clarke County Iowa

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Estate Attorneys in Clarke County Iowa

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