Allamakee County, Iowa Farmland Prices and Land Auction Information

The following information is from Iowa State University’s Land Survey that’s released each December. It is only a guide and won’t apply exactly to your farmland.  Last update 12/2023. Data on this page can be up to 12 months old. To see current Iowa land prices and most recent farmland sales results click here

Allamakee County Iowa Farmland Value Profile

Allamakee County Farmland Profile
  • The average value of farmland in Allamakee County is $8,994 per acre which is up $275 from 2022 to 2023.
  • The average price of tillable farmland per CSR2 point in Allamakee County is $113.85 for 2023 land auctions.
  • Allamakee County is ranked 83 in the state of Iowa in average dollars per acre for tillable farmland.
  • The highest sale of farmland in Allamakee County in 2023 was $11,100 per acre.
Location Northeast Iowa
County Size 640 sq. miles
Total Acres 295,778
Cropland Acres 179,795
Average Price Per Acre Farmland $8,994
Average Price Per Acre for Northeast, IA $12,060
CSR2 Weighted Average 40.8
CSR2 Cropland Average 79
State Average CSR2 68.6
Average Price per CSR2 $113.85
Average County Rent $302
Rent Range $248 - $346
Average rent for Northeast Iowa $307
Rent per CSR2 Point $3.97
Improved Permanent Pasture $87
Unimproved Permanent Pasture $60
Stalk Grazing per Acre $13
Hunting Rights per Acre $15

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Towns: Harpers Ferry, New Albin, Waterville, Lansing, Postville, Waukon

Unincorporated Areas: Dorchester, Lycurgus, Church, Ludlow, Rossville, Volney

Townships: Center, Iowa, Ludlow, Union City, Fairview, Jefferson, Makee, Union Prairie, Franklin, Lafayette, Paint Creek, Waterloo, French Creek, Lansing, Post, Hanover, Linton, Taylor


Allamakee County, situated in northeastern Iowa along the Mississippi River, has a history shaped by Native American influence, European-American settlement, and the significance of river commerce. Originally inhabited by Native American tribes such as the Dakota Sioux and Ho-Chunk, the region saw the arrival of European-American settlers in the mid-19th century. Allamakee County was officially established on February 20, 1847, and its name is derived from a Native American word.

The fertile land along the river attracted pioneers, leading to the establishment of farms and communities. Agriculture, with a focus on crops like corn and soybeans, has been central to the local economy.

Waukon, the county seat, became a focal point for commerce and community activities. The Mississippi River played a crucial role in transportation and trade, contributing to the county’s economic growth.

Allamakee County Iowa Farmland Sales Resources

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Recent Farmland Sales in this County

11/16/23 147.78 Acres; $10,000/acre; 71.2 CSR2; 77.6% tillable

11/15/23 40 Acres; $7,600/acre; 69.3 CSR2; 82% tillable

11/16/23 119.18 Acres; $9,300/acre; 64 CSR2; 85.6% tillable

11/16/23 106.88 Acres; $11,100/acre; 81.2 CSR2; 90% tillable

11/15/23 43.96 Acres; $9,000/acre; 55.9 CSR2; 98% tillable

4/27/22 76.35 acres; $9,600/acre; 53.4 CSR2; $179.78/CSR2; 84.74% tillable

March 2022 73.5 acres, 67.47 tillable acres, $10,000/tillable acre, 58.7 CSR2, $170.36/tillable CSR2, $674,700, 91.8% tillable

March 2022 203.07 acres; 152.52 tillable acres; $7,300/tillable acre; 55.7 CSR2; $131.06/tillable CSR2; $1,113,396; 75.11% tillable

March 2022 149.92 acres; 137.69 tillable acres; $12,000/tillable acre; 68.6 CSR2; $174.93/tillable CSR2; $1,652,280; 91.84% tillable

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Allamakee County Iowa Farmland Sales

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Allamakee COUNTY Farmland Values and Averages

All farmland values for Allamakee 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.  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.

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