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    Recent Sales in This County

    • 12/13/18 55 Acres; 20.04 Tillable Acres; $2,500/acre; 33.78 CSR2
    • 12/13/18 172 Acres; 90.02 Tillable Acres; $3,100/acre; 33.61 CSR2
    • 6/26/19 77.9 Acres; 17.97 Tillable Acres; $3,000/acre; 56.93 CSR2
    • 6/26/19 160.5 Acres; 114.19 Tillable Acres; $3,000/acre; 53.88 CSR2
    • 6/26/19 38.4 Acres; 31.99 Tillable Acres; $3,200/acre; 43.4 CSR2
    • 6/26/19 115.2 Acres; 66.84 Tillable Acres; $2,500/acre; 38.85 CSR2
    • 6/26/19 101.8 Acres; 82.04 Tillable Acres; $2,050/acre; 50.22 CSR2
    • 5/6/20 78.31 Acres; $2,800/acre; 56.3. CSR2; $49.73/CSR2 Point
    • 5/6/20 79.59 Acres; $2,250/Acre; 44.1 CSR2; $51.02/CSR2 Point
    • 5/6/20 39.91 Acres; $3,100/Acre; 69.1 CSR2; $44.86/CSR2 Point
    • 6/3/20 - 100 Acres, 65 Tillable Acres, CSR2 37.5, $2,720/acre
    • 10/24/17 65.4 Acres $2,217 43.9 CSR2 45 Tillable $50.50 per CSR2 Point
    • 10/24/17 81.4 Acres $No Sale 21.8 CSR2 72.85 Tillable
    • 10/24/17 201.48 Acres $No Sale 41.7 CSR2 115.32 Tillable
    • 5/11/18 338 Acres $3,060 51.7 CSR2 220 Tillable Acres $59.19 per CSR2 Point

    Location: South Central Iowa
    County Average CSR2:
    CSR2 Weighted Average: 43.8 CSR2 Cropland Average: 76

    State Average CSR2: 68.6
    Average Price per CSR2 Point: $53.43
    County Size: 431 sq miles
    Farmland Acres: 227,160 total acres, 156,678 Cropland acres, 22,045 Woodland acres, 48,437 Other acres

    Average Farmland Value (Price Per Acre):
    $4,061
    Average Farmland Value for South Central Iowa:
    $4,658
    Highest Known Farmland Sale in County:

    Average County Rent: $156.00
    Rent Range: $130-$183 per acre
    Average rent for South Central Iowa:
    $176.00
    Rent per CSR Point:
    $2.14

    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: Chariton, Derby, Lucas, Russell, Williamson

    Unincorporated Areas:

    Townships: Otter Creek, Liberty, English, Pleasant, Jackson, Whitebreast, Lincoln, Cedar, Union, Warren, Benton, Washington

    History: Lucas County was formed in 1846. It was named for Robert Lucas, a Goveor of the Territory.

    Additional Information: Lucas County does not have a website.

    Jason J. Smith, CAI

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

    (515) 537-6633
    jason@dreamdirt.com


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    Information updated as of 2/1/2021. Compiled from sources including Iowa State University, Lucas County Extension Office, Lucas 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 Lucas County, Iowa

    All farmland values for Lucas 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 Lucas County Iowa

    You can find Farmland For Sale in Lucas 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 Lucas 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 Lucas County on the Find an Iowa Estate Lawyer website by the Iowa Bar Association.