Benton County, Iowa Farmland Prices and Land Auction Information

 The following information is from Iowa State University’s Land Survey that’s released each December. Data on this page can be up to 12 months old. To see current averages and most recent results click here

Benton County Iowa Farmland Profile

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Location East Central Iowa
County Size 716 sq. miles
Total Acres 418,483
Cropland Acres 375,729
Average Price Per Acre Farmland $10,911
Average Price Per Acre for East Central, IA $11,051
CSR2 Weighted Average 78.9
CSR2 Cropland Average 85
State Average CSR2 68.6
Average Price per CSR2 $128.36
Average County Rent $266
Rent Range $226 - $301
Average rent for East Central Iowa $265
Rent per CSR2 Point $3.12
Improved Permanent Pasture $77
Unimproved Permanent Pasture $50
Stalk Grazing per Acre $11
Hunting Rights per Acre $N/A

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Towns: Atkins, Keystone, Norway, Van Hoe, Belle Plaine Luzee, Shellsburg, Vinton, Blairstown, Mount Aubu, Urbana, Walford, Garrison, Newhall

Unincorporated Areas: Watkins

Townships: Benton, Eden, Homer, Monroe, Big Grove, Eldorado, Iowa, Polk, Bruce, Florence, Jackson, St. Clair, Canton, Fremont, Kane, Taylor, Cedar, Harrison, Leroy, Union

History: Benton County was formed on December 21, 1837 from sections of Dubuque County. It was named after US Senator Thomas Hart Benton.

Benton County Iowa Farmland Sales Resources

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Recent Farmland Sales in this County

8/31/22 87.98 acres; $11,500/acre; 80.7 CSR2; $142.50/csr2; 89.29% tillable

8/31/22 81.4 acres; $13,500/acre; 84.4 CSR2; $159.95/CSR2; 95.82% tillable

4/7/22 36.98 acres; 35.66 tillable acres; $14,621/tillable acre; 81.8 CSR2; $178.74/CSR2; $521,384.86; 96.43% tillable

1/27/22 144.58 Acres; 142.89 Tillable Acres; 91.3 CSR2; $15,750/acre

Benton County Farmland Values and Averages

All farmland values for Benton 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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