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Recent Sales in This County

  • 11/1/18 82.3 Acres; 67.25 Tillable Acres; $5,050/acre; 55.3 CSR2
  • 11/1/18 40 Acres; All Tillable Land; $8,400/acre; 88.1 CSR2
  • 3/26/19 160 Acres; 155.94 Tillable Acres; $10,600/acre; 95.5 CSR2
  • 3/26/19 40 Acres; 37.69 Tillable Acres; $8,300/acre; 80.2 CSR2
  • 4/4/19 80 Acres; 77.54 Tillable Acres; $12,600/acre; 95.4 CSR2
  • 4/5/19 80 Acres; 52.37 Tillable Acres; $3,700/acre; 52.5 CSR2
  • 6/27/19 79.3 Acres; 76.56 Tillable Acres; $8,500/acre; 82.7 CSR2
  • 8/22/19 100 Acres; 99 Tillable Acres; $11,700/acre; 96.4 CSR2
  • 6/17/20 - 80 Acres, 79.45 Tillable Acres, $11,300/acre; 94.1 CSR2
  • 6/24/20 - 68.95 Acres, 68.24 Tillable, $9,400/acre; 94.7 CSR2
  • 6/24/20 - 124.92 Acres, 98.48 Tillable Acres, $8,100/acre, 91.8 CSR2
  • 6/24/20 - 82.7 Acres, 80.15 Tillable Acres, $9,400/acre; 94.7 CSR2
  • 4/3/18 73 Acres $6,100 55.8 CSR2 73.7 Tillable Acres $109.32 per CSR2 Point
  • 4/3/18 7 Acres $4,571 N/A CSR2 0 Tillable Acres
  • 5/10/18 197 Acres $5,025 51.5 CSR2 189 Tillable Acres $97.57 per CSR2 Point

Location: Northwest Iowa
County Average CSR2:
CSR2 Weighted Average: 79.9 CSR2 Cropland average: 88

State Average CSR2: 68.6
Average Price per CSR2 Point: $98.68
County Size: 569 sq miles
Farmland Acres: 285,829 total acres, 262,903 Cropland acres, 3,664 Woodland acres, 19,262 Other acres

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

Average County Rent: $271.00
Rent Range: $150 - $300 per acre
Average rent for Northwest Iowa:
Rent per CSR Point:
$2.55 per CSR2

Improved Permanent Pasture:
$80.00/a Region 1 Average
Unimproved Permanent Pasture: $60.00/a Region 1 Average
Stalk Grazing per Acre:
$7.00/a Region 1 Average
Hunting Rights per Acre:

Towns: Dickens, Gillett Grove, Rossie, Spencer, Everly, Greenville, Royal, Webb, Fostoria, Peterson

Unincorporated Areas:

Townships: Clay, Lake, Peterson, Douglas, Lincoln, Riverton, Freeman, Logan, Sioux, Garfield, Lone Tree, Summit, Gillette Grove, Meadow, Waterford, Herdland


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

Jason J. Smith, CAI

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


Information updated as of 1/11/2021.  Compiled from sources including Iowa State University, Clay County Extension Office, Clay County courthouse records at Spencer Iowa, 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 in Clay County

All farmland values for Clay County 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 at 855-376-3478 to discuss how we can help you, or use our Iowa Farmland Value Calculator.  Farmland prices can change quickly and some information on this website can be up to 12 months old depending on when you view it.  All sale results are dated so you can see the date of the sale however averages are calculated in December of each year and are based on a September to September study.

Farmland Sales Resources for Clay County Iowa

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Estate Attorneys in Clay 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 Clay County on the Find an Iowa Estate Lawyer website by the Iowa Bar Association.