Taylor County, Iowa

 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: Southwest Iowa
County Average CSR2:
CSR2 Weighted Average: 58.5

CSR2 Cropland Average: 81

State Average CSR2: 68.6
Average Price per CSR2 Point: $71.06
County Size: 534 sq miles
Farmland Acres: 291,497 total acres, 228,964 Cropland acres, 11,561 Woodland acres, 50,972 Other acres

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

Average County Rent: $236
Rent Range: $208-$272
Average rent for Southwest Iowa:
Rent per CSR Point:

Improved Permanent Pasture:
$91.00/a Regional Average
Unimproved Permanent Pasture: $70.00/a Regional Average
Stalk Grazing per Acre:
$11.00/a Regional Average
Hunting Rights per Acre:
$16.00/a Regional Average

Towns: Bedford, Clearfield, Gravity, New Market, Blockton, Conway, Lenox, Sharpsburg

Unincorporated Areas: Athelstan

Townships: Nodaway, Holt, Grove, Platte, Dallas, Washington, Marshall, Grant, Mason, Benton, Bedford, Clayton, Gay, Polk, Ross, Jackson, Jefferson

History: Taylor County was formed in 1847. It was named after General Zachary Taylor.

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


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Recent Sales in this County

4/12/22 170 acres; 101 tillable acres; $6,600/acre; 60.3 CSR2; $109.45/CSR2; $666,600; 59.41% tillable

Jason J. Smith, CAI

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Taylor County Iowa Farmland Sales

(515) 537-6633, jason@dreamdirt.com

Licensed to sell real estate in the state of Iowa


All farmland values for Taylor 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 Taylor 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 Taylor County on the Find an Iowa Estate Lawyer website by the Iowa Bar Association.

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