Guthrie County, Iowa Farmland Values 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

Location: West Central Iowa
County Average CSR2:
CSR2 Weighted Average: 61.4

CSR2 Cropland Average: 83

State Average CSR2: 68.6
Average Price per CSR2 Point: $111.16
County Size: 591 sq miles
Farmland Acres: 304,177 total acres, 241,702 Cropland acres, 15,222 Woodland acres, 47,253 Other acres

Average Farmland Value (Price Per Acre):
Average Farmland Value for West Central Iowa:
Highest Known Farmland Sale in County:

Average County Rent: $247
Rent Range: $210-$283
Average rent for West Central Iowa:
Rent per CSR Point:

Improved Permanent Pasture:
$98.00/a Regional Average
Unimproved Permanent Pasture: $71.00/a Regional Average
Stalk Grazing per Acre:
$8.00/a Regional Average
Hunting Rights per Acre:
$21.00/a Regional Average

Towns: Adair, Casey, Jamaica, Stuart, Bagley, Coon Rapids, Menlo, Yale, Bayard, Guthrie Center, Panora

Unincorporated Areas:

Townships: Orange, Highland, Dodge, Richland, Union, Seely, Victory, Cass, Bear Grove, Baker, Valley, Jackson, Grant, Thompson, Beaver, Penn

History: Guthrie County was formed on January 15, 1851. It was named after Captain Edwin B. Guthrie, who had died in the Mexican-American War.

Additional Information: Learn more on the Guthrie County Iowa website.


Recent Farmland Sales in this County

9/13/22 95.16 Acres; $7,000/acre; 65.6 CSR2; 81.29% tillable

8/25/22 120 Acres; $16,000/acre; 80.2 CSR2; 93% tillable

8/14/22 16 Acres; $6,600/acre; 60.2 CSR2; 99.56% tillable

March 2022 62.79 acres; 55.4 tillable acres; $7,100/tillable acre; 45.2 CSR2; $157.08/CSR2; $393,340; 88.23% tillable

March 2022 40 acres; 38.71 tillable acres; $16,600/tillable acre; 89.4 CSR2; $185.68/CSR2; $642,586; 96.78% tillable

March 2022 143.65 acres; 137.85 tillable acres; $13,800/tillable acre; 89.7 CSR2; $153.85/CSR2; $1,902,330; 95.96% tillable

2/15/22 34.4 Acres; $10,050/acre; 72.5 CSR2; 93% tillable

1/25/22 136.75 Acres; $8,100/acre; 54.4 CSR2; 91% tillable


All farmland values for Guthrie 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.


You can find Farmland For Sale in Guthrie County Iowa at  Need the advice of a qualified farmland professional?  Our professional staff of Iowa auctioneers and land brokers at DreamDirt would be happy to visit with you about your situation and help guide you through the process of making an informed decision about selling farmland.  Want to continue your research?  You can find a wealth of information on our Farmland Sales and Auction Blog.


If you are searching for an estate attorney to help you with legal work of an estate in Iowa you can search for Estate Attorneys in Guthrie County on the Find an Iowa Estate Lawyer website by the Iowa Bar Association.

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