Monona County Iowa Farmland Profile
|Location||West Central Iowa|
|County Size||693 sq. miles|
|Average Price Per Acre Farmland||$10,887|
|Average Price Per Acre for West Central, IA||$12,411|
|CSR2 Weighted Average||59.1|
|CSR2 Cropland Average||71|
|State Average CSR2||68.6|
|Average Price per CSR2||$153.34|
|Average County Rent||$289|
|Average rent for West Central Iowa||$276|
|Rent per CSR2 Point||$4.07|
|Improved Permanent Pasture||$98|
|Unimproved Permanent Pasture||$71|
|Stalk Grazing per Acre||$8|
|Hunting Rights per Acre||$21|
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Towns: Blencoe, Moorhead, Soldier, Ute, Castana, Onawa, Turin, Whiting, Mapleton, Rodney
Unincorporated Areas: Ticonic
Townships: Fairview, Lake, West Fork, Grant, Maple, Cooper, Ashton, Kennebec, Center, St. Clair, Franklin, Belvidere, Jordan, Soldier, Sherman, Sioux, Spring Valley, Willow
History: Monona County was formed in 1851. It was perhaps named for the Indian word meaning “beautiful valley.” Farmland prices in Monona County can vary greatly. There is a great deal of investor ownership of farmland in Monona County and the value of your farm can rely very heavily on soil type.
Monona County has 2 vastly different farmland ecosystems. On the western side is the Missouri River bottoms of mostly flat tillable farmland intermixed with oxbows from historic changes in the Missouri River to the eastern 3/4 of the county being Loess Hills. There is significant investor activity in Monona County and a lower number of farmers than many counties to the north or south. Monona County is similar to Harrison and Woodbury but the farthest from any metropolitan area. Monona County is also known in the deer hunting world as a first class destination. As a result many out of area absentee owners own land in Monona County and are a significant buying force for land here.
Monona County Farmland Links
Please visit the Monona County Iowa website.
Real Estate information: Monona County Assessor GIS Website
Additional Monona County Land Price on our Iowa Farmland Prices Heatmap