Warren 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

Warren County Iowa Farmland Value Profile

Warren County Iowa Farmland Value Profile
  • The average value of farmland in Warren County is $11,164 per acre which is up $971 from 2022 to 2023.
  • The average price of tillable farmland per CSR2 point in Warren County is $132.90 for 2023 land auctions.
  • Warren County is ranked 68 in the state of Iowa in average dollars per acre for tillable farmland.
  • The highest sale of farmland in Warren County in 2023 was $13,400 per acre.
Location South Central, Iowa
County Size 572 sq. miles
Total Acres 299,835
Cropland Acres 219,996
Average Price Per Acre Farmland $11,164
Average Price Per Acre for South Central, IA $7,482
CSR2 Weighted Average 57.3
CSR2 Cropland Average 84
State Average CSR2 68.6
Average Price per CSR2 $132.90
Average County Rent $203
Rent Range $167-$242
Average rent for South Central, Iowa $277
Rent per CSR2 Point $2.39
Improved Permanent Pasture $87
Unimproved Permanent Pasture $58
Stalk Grazing per Acre $15
Hunting Rights per Acre $11

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Towns: Ackworth, Des Moines, Martensdale, Sandyville, Bevington, Hartford, Milo, Spring Hill, Carlisle, Indianola, New Virginia, St. Marys, Cumming, Lacona, Norwalk, West Des Moines

Unincorporated Areas: Beech, Churchville, Cool, Liberty Center, Prole

Townships: Allen, Jefferson, Otter, Union, Belmont, Liberty, Palmyra, Virginia, Greenfield, Lincoln, Richland, White Breast, Jackson, Linn, Squaw, White Oak

History: Situated in south-central Iowa, Warren County has a rich history that dates back to its establishment in 1846. The county was named after Joseph Warren, a Revolutionary War hero. In its early years, Warren County attracted pioneers and settlers who were drawn to the area by its fertile land and opportunities for agriculture.

Agriculture quickly became a cornerstone of Warren County’s economy, with farmers cultivating the land and contributing to the county’s prosperity. The county seat, Indianola, emerged as a central hub for administrative and community activities. The late 19th century brought transformative changes with the expansion of railroads, facilitating transportation and trade connections within the region.

Warren County’s landscape, characterized by rolling hills and productive farmland, played a pivotal role in its agricultural success. The county has been known for its cultivation of crops such as corn and soybeans, making substantial contributions to Iowa’s agricultural heritage. Over the years, Warren County has adapted to modern changes while preserving its cultural identity through local events, festivals, and a strong sense of community.

Warren County Iowa Farmland Sales Resources

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Recent Farmland Sales in this County

2/28/24 20 Acres; $14,100/acre; 80.5 CSR2; 87% tillable

2/16/24 108.87 Acres; $12,000/acre; 69.2 CSR2; 78% tillable

2/16/24 59.82 Acres; $9,300/acre; 77.1 CSR2; 71.55% tillable

2/16/24 6.08 Acres; $8,900/acre; 67 CSR2; 98.69% tillable

2/16/24 16.47 Acre; $5,700/acre; 72.7 CSR2; 79% tillable

2/16/24 66.7 Acres; $12,500/acre; 72.3 CSR2; 84.89% tillable

2/16/24 79.93 Acres; $7,200/acre; 81.5 CSR2; 60% tillable

11/9/23 40 Acres; $8,600/acre; 84 CSR2; 53.95% tillable

11/9/23 60.64 Acres; $9,100/acre; 52.4 CSR2; 67.66% tillable

11/9/23 76.24 Acres; $9,900/acre; 69.2 CSR2; 83% tillable

11/9/23 61.19 Acres; $9,800/acre; 74.1 CSR2; 83.95% tillable

11/9/23 64.2 Acres; $11,950/acre; 87.8 CSR2; 93.3% tillable

11/22/23 85.83 Acres; $9,900/acre; 58.6 CSR2; 91.16% tillable

11/22/23 51.43 Acres; $11,400/acre; 63.3 CSR2; 100% tillable

10/27/23 100.67 Acres; $13,400/acre; 80.4 CSR2; 90% tillable

11/11/22 152.18 Acres; $9,300/acre; 61.9 CSR2; 96% tillable

11/4/22 93.03 Acres; $9,000/acre; 67.6 CSR2; 83.80% tillable

11/4/22 117.79 Acres; $14,000/acre; 81.9 CSR2; 91% tillable

9/27/22 32.96 Acres; $13,000/acre; 83 CSR2; 90% tillable

9/27/22 103.56 Acres; $11,700/acre; 73 CSR2; 100% tillable

2/25/22 55 Acres; $8,400/acre; 73.5 CSR2; 92% tillable

2/25/22 71.69 Acres; $7,400/acre; 78.6 CSR2; 82% tillable

2/25/22 85.16 Acres; $14,000/acre; 87.2 CSR2; 96% tillable

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Warren County Iowa Farmland Sales

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Warren County Farmland Values and Averages

All farmland values for Warren 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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