Davis County, Iowa Farmland Values 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

Davis County Iowa Farmland Value Profile

Davis County Iowa Farmland Value Profile
  • The average value of farmland in Davis County is $7,772 per acre which is up $805 from 2022 to 2023.
  • The average price of tillable farmland per CSR2 point in Davis County is $102.26 for 2023 land auctions.
  • Davis County is ranked 92 in the state of Iowa in average dollars per acre for tillable farmland.
  • The highest sale of farmland in Davis County in 2023 was $8,900 per acre.
Location Southeast Iowa
County Size 503 sq. miles
Total Acres 266,508
Cropland Acres 188,883
Average Price Per Acre Farmland $7,772
Average Price Per Acre for Southeast, IA $10,460
CSR2 Weighted Average 46.7
CSR2 Cropland Average 76
State Average CSR2 68.6
Average Price per CSR2 $102.26
Average County Rent $223
Rent Range $182 - $264
Average rent for Southeast Iowa $252
Rent per CSR2 Point $3.01
Improved Permanent Pasture $79
Unimproved Permanent Pasture $56
Stalk Grazing per Acre $13
Hunting Rights per Acre $16

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Towns: Bloomfield, Drakesville, Floris, Pulaski

Unincorporated Areas: West Grove

Townships: Cleveland, Lice Creek, Salt Creek, Drakesville, Marion, Soap Creek, Fabius, Perry, Union, Fox River, Prairie, West Grove, Grove, Roscoe, Wyacondah


Davis County, located in southern Iowa, has a history steeped in Native American presence, pioneer settlement, and agricultural development. Originally inhabited by Native American tribes, including the Iowa and Sauk, the area witnessed the arrival of European-American settlers in the mid-19th century. Davis County was officially established on February 17, 1843, and it was named after Garrett Davis, a Kentucky legislator.

Pioneers were drawn to the region’s fertile soil, and agriculture has played a crucial role in the county’s development. Farming activities, including the cultivation of corn and soybeans, have been integral to the local economy.

The county seat, Bloomfield, serves as a center for commerce and community life. Over the years, Davis County has preserved its historical heritage through local museums, historical societies, and landmarks that showcase the pioneer spirit of the region.

Davis County Iowa Farmland Sales Resources

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Recent Farmland Sales in this County

11/10/23 70 Acres; $6,250/acre; 40.6 CSR2; 69.64% tillable

9/12/23 28.04 Acres; $7,700/acre; 42 CSR2; 0% tillable

9/12/23 33.56 Acres; $8,900/acre; 43 CSR2; 89% tillable

3/21/23 113.23 Acres; $4,500/acre; 35.2 CSR2; 96% tillable

6/17/22 151.73 acres; $7,000/acre; 85.5 CSR2; $81.87/CSR2; 84.99% tillable

6/14/22 197.73 acres; $6,400/acre; 62.5 CSR2; $102.40/CSR2; 84.7% tillable

9/28/21 36.29 Acres; 31.2 CSR2; $4,000/acre

9/28/21 40.55 Acres; 59.2 CSR2; $4,850/acre

Jason J. Smith, CAI

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Davis County Iowa Farmland Sales

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Licensed to sell real estate in the state of Iowa

Davis County Farmland Values and Averages

All farmland values for Davis 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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