Worth 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

Worth County Iowa Farmland Value Profile

Worth County Iowa Farmland Value Profile
  • The average value of farmland in Worth County is $11,582 per acre which is up $400 from 2022 to 2023.
  • The average price of tillable farmland per CSR2 point in Worth County is $141.24 for 2023 land auctions.
  • Worth County is ranked 63 in the state of Iowa in average dollars per acre for tillable farmland.
Location North Central, Iowa
County Size 400 sq. miles
Total Acres 227,898
Cropland Acres 209,352
Average Price Per Acre Farmland $11,582
Average Price Per Acre for North Central, IA $12,818
CSR2 Weighted Average 73.8
CSR2 Cropland Average 82
State Average CSR2 68.6
Average Price per CSR2 $141.24
Average County Rent $257
Rent Range $220-$298
Average rent for North Central, Iowa $285
Rent per CSR2 Point $3.34
Improved Permanent Pasture $82
Unimproved Permanent Pasture $46
Stalk Grazing per Acre $11
Hunting Rights per Acre $15

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Towns: Fertile, Hanlontown, Kensett, Northwood, Grafton, Joice, Manly

Unincorporated Areas: Bolan

Townships: Silver Lake, Hartland, Grove, Deer Creek, Bristol, Brookfield, Kensett, Barton, Fertile, Danville, Lincoln, Union


Worth County has a captivating history that mirrors the resilience and development of the region. Established in 1851, the county is named after General William J. Worth, a hero of the Mexican-American War. Worth County’s early years were marked by the influx of settlers drawn to its fertile land, engaging in agriculture as the primary livelihood. The late 19th century brought the expansion of railroads, enhancing connectivity and fostering economic growth.

Worth County’s landscape, characterized by rolling hills and abundant prairies, has made it an agricultural haven. Over the years, the county has been recognized for its production of corn and soybeans, contributing significantly to the state’s agricultural output. The county seat, Northwood, has served as a focal point for community activities and administration.

The people of Worth County have preserved their cultural heritage through local events, celebrations, and a sense of community pride. As with many Iowa counties, Worth County has evolved over time, embracing modern developments while cherishing its historical roots. The story of Worth County, like that of its neighboring counties, is a testament to the enduring spirit and adaptability of the communities that have shaped Iowa’s landscape.

Worth County Iowa Farmland Sales Resources

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Recent Farmland Sales in this County

11/30/22 76 Acres; $12,101/acre; 85.7 CSR2; 96% tillable

11/15/22 107.64 Acres; $11,500/acre; 76.7 CSR2; 98% tillable

11/10/22 145.6 Acres; $7,000/acre; 78.2 CSR2; 87% tillable

11/3/22 36 Acres; $6,700/acre; 53.2 CSR2; 100% tillable

9/1/22 182 acres; $3,950/acre; 28 CSR2; $141.07/CSR2; 78.23% tillable

8/31/22 149.81 acres; $12,600/acre; 66.7 CSR2; $188.91/CSR2; 95.21% tillable

7/15/22 73.86 Acres; $9,643/acre; 84.8 CSR2; 96% tillable

6/16/22 80.59 acres; $16,400/acre; 88.1 CSR2; $186.15/CSR2; 97.67% tillable

4/20/22 100 Acres; 81.81 Tillable Acres; 59 CSR2; $5,010/acre

4/20/22 118.02 Acres; 113.19 Tillable Acres; 68.8 CSR2; $8.083/acre

4/20/22 140 Acres; 124.56 Tillable Acres; 68.7 CSR2; $8,787/acre

March 2022 153.66 acres; 142.18 tillable acres; $8,445; 84.2 CSR2; $100.30/CSR2; $1,200,710.10; 92.53% tillable

March 2022 40 acres; 36 tillable acres; $9,450/tillable acres; 75.7 CSR2; $124.83/CSR2; $340,200; 90% tillable

March 2022 91 acres; 77.64 tillable acres; $8,400/tillable acre; 72.7 CSR2; $115.54/CSR2; $652,176; 85.32% tillable

2/11/22 77.41 Acres; $7,900/acre; 61.4 CSR2; 99% tillable

Tom Bradley

Worth County Iowa Farmland Sales

515-202-7687 [email protected]

Licensed to sell real estate in the state of Iowa

Worth County Farmland Values and Averages

All farmland values for Worth 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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