Grundy 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

Grundy County Iowa Farmland Value Profile

Grundy County Iowa Farmland Value Profile
  • The average value of farmland in Grundy County is $14,231 per acre which is up $582 from 2022 to 2023.
  • The average price of tillable farmland per CSR2 point in Grundy County is $161.72 for 2023 land auctions.
  • Grundy County is ranked 10 in the state of Iowa in average dollars per acre for tillable farmland.
  • The highest sale of farmland in Grundy County in 2023 was $21,600 per acre.
Location Central, Iowa
County Size 503 sq. miles
Total Acres 321,389
Cropland Acres 298,946
Average Price Per Acre Farmland $14,231
Average Price Per Acre for Central, IA $13,014
CSR2 Weighted Average 86.9
CSR2 Cropland Average 88
State Average CSR2 68.6
Average Price per CSR2 $161.72
Average County Rent $319
Rent Range $268 - $374
Average rent for Central, Iowa $292
Rent per CSR2 Point $3.63
Improved Permanent Pasture $87
Unimproved Permanent Pasture $64
Stalk Grazing per Acre $18
Hunting Rights per Acre $21
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Towns: Beaman, Grundy Center, Morrison, Stout, Conrad, Holland, Reinbeck, Wellsburg, Dike

Unincorporated Areas:

Townships: German, Pleasant Valley, Beaver, Fairfield, Shiloh, Colfax, Lincoln, Grant, Melrose, Palermo, Morrison, Black Hawk, Felix, Clay

History: Grundy County was formed on January 15, 1851, and became self-goveing in 1856. It was named after Felix Grundy of Tennessee, a statesman, Senator, member of the House of Representatives and Attoey General under President James K. Polk. The first courthouse was built in 1861. The wooden, two-story building contained a courtroom, but was used for other purposes, including housing the office of the sheriff, county treasurer, the judge, as well as a chamber for the jury. The coerstone for a second courthouse was laid on November 11, 1891.

Grundy County Iowa Farmland Sales Resources

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Recent Farmland Sales in this County

2/14/24 120 Acres; $12,700/acre; 84.4 CSR2; 77.32% tillable

2/14/24 73.5 Acres; $14,800/acre; 87.3 CSR2; 95% tillable

2/8/24 97.29 Acres; $16,400/acre; 87.7 CSR2; 99.4% tillable

12/19/23 89.51 acres; $9,400/acre; 82.2 CSR2; $114.36/CSR2; 89% tillable

11/30/23 53 Acres; $18,750/acre; 92.6 CSR2; 100% tillable

9/28/23 148.51 Acres; $21,600/acre; 92.2 CSR2; 100% tillable

8/1/23 178.4 Acres; $15,900/acre; 85 CSR2; 96.42% tillable

6/29/23 149.91 Acres; $21,500/acre; 91.3 CSR2; 99% tillable

6/13/23 150.14 Acres; $18,323/acre; 91 CSR2; 93.5% tillable

6/13/23 79 Acres; $19,500/acre; 92.6 CSR2; 100% tillable

5/25/23 180 Acres; $9,700/acre; 83.1 CSR2; 82% tillable

3/1/23 75 Acres; $18,400/acre; 92.7 CSR2; 100% tillable

2/8/23 43.8 Acres; $17,300/acre; 85.6 CSR2; 100% tillable

2/7/23 117 Acres; $18,600/acre; 94.8 CSR2; 99% tillable

11/18/22 100 Acres; $14,000/acre; 88.8 CSR2; 98% tillable

11/18/22 94 Acres; $16,300/acre; 92.6 CSR2; 99% tillable

10/27/22 45 Acres; $21,800/acre; 92.4 CSR2; 98% tillable

9/30/22 76.09 Acres; $16,100/acre; 77.2 CSR2; 96% tillable

9/20/22 200.44 Acres; $20,900/acre; 92.3 CSR2; 97% tillable

9/13/22 155 Acres; $10,841/acre; 81 CSR2; 95% tillable

6/24/22 145.56 acres; $13,029/acre; 88.1 CSR2; $147.89/CSR2; 94.61% tillable

6/24/22 80.5 acres; $20,150/acre; 89.9 CSR2; $224.14/CSR2; 100% tillable

6/7/22 121.79 acres; $21,300/acre; 92.3 CSR2; $230.77/CSR2; 98.53% tillable

6/7/22 78 acres; $21,200/acre; 90.8 CSR2; $233.48/CSR2; 97.6% tillable

Jason J. Smith, CAI

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Grundy County Iowa Farmland Sales

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Grundy County Farmland Values and Averages

All farmland values for Grundy 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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