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Recent Sales in This County

  • 10/20/16; 47.31 Acre; $283,860; $6,000.00/Acre;90% Tillable; 75.8 CSR 2; $79.16/CSR 2 Point
  • 10/20/16; 42.37 Acres; $228,798; $5,400.00/Acre; 92% Tillable; 74.4 CSR 2; $72.58/CSR 2 Point
  • 11/10/2016; 55.6 Acres; $241860; $4350/Acre; 86% Tillable; 53.8 CSR 2; $81/ CSR 2 Point
  • 11/10/2016; 94.52 Acres; $378080; $4000; 66% Tillable; 58.4 CSR 2; $68/CSR 2 Point
  • 2/6/17 334.7 acres $9426 CSR2 83 302.7 Tillable
  • 4/24/17 59.5 acres $10900 CSR2 84.2 58.5 tillable
  • 5/9/17 133.55 acres $6100 CSR2 81.8 115.73 tillable
  • 9/8/17 105.8 Acres $7,600 82.2 CSR2 92 Tillable $92.46 per CSR2 Point
  • 3/3/18 120.95 Acres $Undisclosed 74.3 CSR2 83.7 Tillable Acres
  • 4/5/18 104 Acres $7,100 75.1 CSR2 100.54 Tillable Acres $94.54 per CSR2 Point
  • 12/2/18 107.3 Acres; 93.83 Tillable Acres; $6,700/acre; 84.9 CSR2
  • 3/25/19 94.6 Acres; 88.79 Tillable Acres; $8,450/acres; 80.3 CSR2

Location: South Central Iowa
County Average CSR2:
CSR2 Weighted Average: 59.7 CSR2 Cropland Average: 79

State Average CSR2: 68.6
Average Price per CSR2 Point: $85.70
County Size: 554 sq miles
Farmland Acres: 285,724 total acres, 218,837 Cropland acres, 22,789 Woodland acres, 44,098 Other acres

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

Average County Rent: $175.00
Rent Range: $132-$217 per acre
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: Bussey, Knoxville, Pella, Hamilton, Marysville, Pleasantville, Harvey, Melcher-Dallas, Swan

Unincorporated Areas: Attica, Flagler, Pershing, Columbia, Otley, Tracy

Townships: Red Rock, Otley, Lake Prairie, Union, Pleasant Grove, Pella, Clay, Franklin, Dallas, Washington, Indiana, Liberty, Knoxville


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

Jason J. Smith, CAI

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


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

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Farmland Sales Resources for Marion County Iowa

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Estate Attorneys in Marion County Iowa

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