Osceola 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

Osceola County Iowa Farmland Value Profile

Osceola County Iowa Farmland Value Profile
  • The average value of farmland in Osceola County is $14,170 per acre which was down $190 from 2022 to 2023.
  • The average price of tillable farmland per CSR2 point in Osceola County is $164.77 for 2023 land auctions.
  • Osceola County is ranked #13 in the state of Iowa in average dollars per acre for tillable farmland.
  • The highest sale of farmland in Osceola County in 2023 was $21,700 per acre.
Location Northwest, Iowa
County Size 399 sq. miles
Total Acres 240,601
Cropland Acres 222,296
Average Price Per Acre Farmland $14,170
Average Price Per Acre for Northwest, IA $14,753
CSR2 Weighted Average 86.3
CSR2 Cropland Average 86
State Average CSR2 68.6
Average Price per CSR2 $164.77
Average County Rent $299
Rent Range $246-$349
Average rent for Northwest, Iowa $302
Rent per CSR2 Point $3.48
Improved Permanent Pasture $92
Unimproved Permanent Pasture $48
Stalk Grazing per Acre $13
Hunting Rights per Acre $15
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Towns: Ashton, Melvin, Sibley, Harris, Ocheyedan, Cloverdale, May City

Unincorporated Areas: Allendort

Townships: Viola, Wilson, Horton, Fairview, Holman, Ocheyedan, Allison, Gilman, Goewey, Baker, Harrison

History: Osceola County was formed in 1871. It was named after the eponymous chief of the Seminole. It is the smallest and most recent county in Iowa. In the same year the first settler arrived, Captain Eldred Huff, and laid his claim. On January 1, 1872, the county govement conferred for the first time. The first courthouse, constructed of wood, was built in November of the following year and simultaneously served as the conference chamber, school and church. In September 1903, the second courthouse was finished and was wired for electricity in October, 1915.

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Recent Farmland Sales in this County

11/9/23 46.59 Acres; $9,900/acre; 81.3 CSR2; 87% tillable

11/9/23 101.13 Acres; $12,600/acre; 72 CSR2; 97% tillable

10/12/23 163.10 Acres; $10,800/acre; 72.4 CSR2; 92.6% tillable

10/12/23 80.95 Acres; $15,100/acre; 84 CSR2; 94.4% tillable

10/12/23 81.66 Acres; $16,800/acre; 97.9 CRS2; 95.8% tillable

10/25/23 98.4 Acres; $12,700/acre; 89.2 CSR2; 97% tillable

10/12/23 67.48 Acres; $16,200/acre; 98.1 CSR2; 100% tillable

10/12/23 89.9 Acres; $19,700/acre; 98 CSR2; 100% tillable

8/16/23 149.89 Acres; $13,600/acre; 92.2 CSR2 92.07% tillable

8/17/23 80.8 Acres; $17,200/acre; 91.9 CSR2; 95.3% tillable

7/6/23 121.62 Acres; $19,200/acre; 97.1 CSR2; 98.5% tillable

7/6/23 40.08 Acres; $15,200/acre; 94.7 CSR2; 89% tillable

7/6/23 40.64 Acres; $14,900/acre; 84.4 CSR2; 90% tillable

6/8/23 159.03 Acres; $10,900/acre; 74.6 CSR2; 93.55% tillable

6/8/23 79.77 Acres; $10,800/acre; 81.3 CSR2; 94% tillable

6/8/23 150 Acres; $13,600/acre; 85.5 CSR2; 96% tillable

6/7/23 140.59 Acres; $18,100/acre; 95 CSR2; 98% tillable

3/3/23 80.64 Acres; $21,700/acre; 95.6 CSR2; 98% tillable

3/3/23 72.92 Acres; $18,900/acre; 94.8 CSR2; 99% tillable

12/2/22 80.17 Acres; $15,400/acre; 85.4 CSR2; 99% tillable

11/10/22 151.91 Acres; $16,900/acre; 85.3 CSR2; 96% tillable

10/29/22 40.03 Acres; $16,400/acres; 84.6 CSR2; 99% tillable

9/9/22 85.46 Acres; $20,600/acre; 97.2 CSR2; 96% tillable

2/24/22 $16,200/acre; 91.1 CSR2; 95% tillable

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Osceola County Iowa Farmland Sales

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Osceola County Farmland Values and Averages

All farmland values for Osceola 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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