Story County, Iowa | Farmland Prices, Appraisal, Auctions - Whitaker Marketing Group


Iowa Land Information

Discover the various options for acquiring farmland in Story County, Iowa, with in-depth information on typical land prices, current land listings, key towns in the region, and other useful resources to streamline your search for Iowa property. To address any questions or to set up a FREE farm appraisal, reach out to your local Story County land agent.

Location: Central Iowa

Average Farmland Value: $12,822 is the average price of farmland in the county. To learn the most current county average farmland value or to learn what your farm value is contact Land Broker David Whitaker 515-996-LAND (5263

Average Farmland Value for Iowa $12,206 an acre

Land Auctions in 2023: There were 17 farmland auctions in Story County in 2023. There were 1257.68 Acres sold at auction. The average farmland price per acre was $15,615 The average $/CSR2 was $198.50/ CSR2

Land Auctions in 2022: There were 13 farmland auctions in Story County in 2022. There were 1112.59 Acres sold at auction. The average farmland price per acre was $16,190 The average $/CSR2 was $211/ CSR2

Land Auctions in 2021: There were 9 farmland auctions in Story County in 2021. There were 1118 Acres sold at auction. The average farmland price per acre was $14,474 The average $/CSR2 was $167/ CSR2

Average CSR2 Rating: 80.2

2023 USDA Average Corn Yield: 211

2023 USDA Average Soybean Yield: 64

ISU Average Cash Rent Per Acre: $271

ISU Average County Cash Rent Per Acre Pasture: $50-$100

Towns: Ames, Huxley, Roland, Cambridge, Kelley, Sheldahl, Collins, Maxwell, Slater, Colo, McCallsburg, Story City, Gilbert, Nevada, Zearing

Townships: Lafayette, Howard, Warren, Lincoln, Franklin, Milford, Richland, Sherman, Washington, Grant, Nevada, New Albany, Palestine, Union, Indian Creek, Collins

Adjacent Counties: Hamilton, Marshall, Jasper, Marion, Warren, Madison, Dallas

County Seat: Nevada

County Website: Learn more about the county at Story County Website Additional Story County Agricultural Informational Website: Story County Iowa Farm Service Agency

County Assessor: You can learn individual farm information; parcel ID numbers, farm taxes, recent land sales, and even landowners names and mailing addresses on the county Assessor Page here.

FREE Farm Appraisal: Thank you for your interest in the current land values. Fill out our simple contact form or contact David Whitaker your local land agent at 515-966-LAND (5263)

Story County History:

The land that today is known as Story County was originally prairie with the exception of some groves along the larger streams in the area. In 1846 the boundaries of Story County were established. The County has an area of 576 square miles (1,490 km2) and is square in shape. The county was named after Joseph Story, a preeminent United States Supreme Court Justice, in 1853. To find more information about Story County, Iowa and the history of Story County on the counties. Wikipedia page.

Story County Iowa State Map