Pocahontas County Iowa Farmland Prices 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

Pocahontas County Iowa Farmland Profile

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Location: Northwest Iowa
County Average CSR2:
CSR2 Weighted Average: 81.2

CSR2 Cropland Average: 82

State Average CSR2: 68.6
Average Price per CSR2 Point: $142.51
County Size: 578 sq miles
Farmland Acres: 356,988 total acres, 338,984 Cropland acres, 1,164 Woodland acres, 16,840 Other acres

Average Farmland Value (Price Per Acre): $11,686
Average Farmland Value for Northwest Iowa: $12,164
Highest Known Farmland Sale in County: $18,400

Average County Rent: $255
Rent Range: $228 – $284 per acre
Average rent for Northwest Iowa: $270
Rent per CSR Point: $3.14

Improved Permanent Pasture: $80.00/a Region 1 Average
Unimproved Permanent Pasture: $60.00/a Region 1 Average
Stalk Grazing per Acre: $7.00/a Region 1 Average
Hunting Rights per Acre: N/A

Towns in Pocahontas County: Fonda, Laurens, Plover, Rolfe, Gilmore City, Palmer, Pocahontas, Varina, Havelock, Ware

Townships: Swan Lake, Cummins, Powhatan, Des Moines, Marshall, Sherman, Roosevelt, Garfield, Center, Dover, Grant, Lincoln, Lake, Cedar, Colfax, Bellville, Lizard

History: Pocahontas County was formed in 1851.  Located in Northwest Iowa Pocahontas County is a highly farmed county because it has very little timber.  Farm real estate here follows the trend of Northwest Iowa price and therefore tends to be among the states leaders in farmland costs and prices.  Pocahontas County can be a very good farmland investment, there is a solid rental demographic and consequently higher farmland rents.  Investing or divesting land in Pocahontas County is an easy choice with high quality soils and large tracts of land.

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Additional Information: Learn more at the Pocahontas County Iowa website.

Farmland loans in Pocahontas County

Pocahontas County Iowa Real Estate Data

Farm Insurance needs in Pocahontas County

Pocahontas County Iowa NASS Agricultural Profile 

Video Testimonial and Auctioneer Review


Recent Farmland Sales in this County

8/16/22 280 Acres; $12,000/acre; 84.4 CSR2; 93% tillable

6/9/22 655.02 acres; $19,500/acre; 84.3 CSR2; $231.32/CSR2; 95.53% tillable

6/9/22 160 acres; $14,000/acre; 84.5 CSR2; $165.6/CSR2; 95.56% tillable

6/9/22 174.81 acres; $12,100/acre; 83.3 CSR2; $145.26/CSR2; 85.25% tillable

6/9/22 144.07 acres; $9,100/acre; 84.2 CSR2; $108.08/CSR2; 99.95% tillable

March 2022 146.69 acres; 150.01 tillable acres; $13,200/tillable acre; 77 CSR2; $171.43/CSR2; $1,980,132; 102.26% tillable

March 2022 136.99 acres; $7,700/acre; 52.7 CSR2; $146.11/CSR2; $1,054,823, 100% tillable

March 2022 154.22 acres; $10,800/acre;69.4 CSR2; $155.62/CSR2; $1,665,576, 100% tillable


All farmland values for Pocahontas 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 Pocahontas County Iowa at bid.DreamDirt.com.  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 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 Pocahontas County on the Find an Iowa Estate Lawyer website by the Iowa Bar Association.

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