Decatur 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 12/2022. 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

Decatur County Iowa Farmland Profile

Decatur County Farmland Profile
Location South Central Iowa
County Size 532 sq. miles
Total Acres 261,927
Cropland Acres 170,796
Average Price Per Acre Farmland $5,566
Average Price Per Acre for South Central, IA $6,824
CSR2 Weighted Average 40.1
CSR2 Cropland Average 73
State Average CSR2 68.6
Average Price per CSR2 $76.25
Average County Rent $208
Rent Range $174 - $243
Average rent for South Central Iowa $227
Rent per CSR2 Point $2.77
Improved Permanent Pasture $87
Unimproved Permanent Pasture $58
Stalk Grazing per Acre $15
Hunting Rights per Acre $11

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Towns: Davis City, Lamoni, Pleasanton, Decatur City, Leon, Van Wert, Garden Grove, LeRoy, Weldon, Grand River

Unincorporated Areas:

Townships: Bloomington, Franklin, Long Creek, Burrell, Garden Grove, Morgan, Center, Grand River, New Buda, Decatur, Hamilton, Richland, Eden, High Point, Woodland, Fayette


Decatur County Iowa Farmland Sales Resources

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Recent Farmland Sales in this County

6/8/23 176.31 Acres; $7,000/acre; 57 CSR2; 6% tillable

6/8/23 64.85 Acres; $9,600/acre; 59.2 CSR2; 82% tillable

6/8/23 143.26 Acres; $10,700/acre; 70.3 CSR2; 90% tillable

11/12/22 45 Acres; $10,238/acre; 70.3 CSR2; 90% tillable

11/12/22 120 Acres; $8,925/acre; 56.1 CSR2; 92% tillable

8/23/22 80 Acres; $2,646/acre; 28.3 CSR2; 85.64% tillable

7/29/22 40 Acres; $4,000/acre; 50 CSR2; 77% tillable

7/29/22 37.5 Acres; $3,450/acre; 34.8 CSR2; 81% tillable

6/14/22 80.91 acres; $4,646; 30.8 CSR2; $150.84/CSR2; 81.57% tillable

4/15/22 279.3 acre; 223.26 tillable acres; $5,900/acre; 64.1 CSR2; $92.04/CSR2; $1,317,234; 79.94% tillable

1/27/22 38.35 Acres; $4,200/acre; 26.3 CSR2; $159.70/CSR2; 85% tillable

10/20/21 100 Acres; 52 CSR2; $8,100/acre

10/5/21 40 Acres; 77.9 CSR2; $4,750/acre

10/5/21 10 Acres; 57.7 CSR2; $3,900/acre

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Decatur County Iowa Farmland Sales

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Decatur County Farmland Values and Averages

All farmland values for Decatur 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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