Benton County Iowa

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You’ll find everything you need to know about farmland for sale in Benton County, Iowa, right here. Average land prices, the biggest towns within the county, the available land for sale, and many additional resources that will help make your Iowa land search easier. Reach out to your Benton County land agent with any questions or to request a FREE farm appraisal.

Location: East Central Iowa

Average Farmland Value: $13,106 is the average price of farmland in the county according to the latest December 2023 ISU Land Value Report To learn the most current county average farmland value or to learn what your farm value is contact Land Agent Nick Skinner @ 515-650-0974

CSR2 Price Per Point Average: $165

Estimated Average Corn Yield: 198

Average Cash Rent Per Acre: $293

Average County Cash Rent Per Acre Pasture: $110 (Grazing Pasture) – $233 (Alfalfa Hay)

Towns: Atkins, Keystone, Norway, Van Hoe, Belle Plaine Luzee, Shellsburg, Vinton, Blairstown, Mount Aubu, Urbana, Walford, Garrison, Newhall

Townships: Benton, Eden, Homer, Monroe, Big Grove, Eldorado, Iowa, Polk, Bruce, Florence, Jackson, St. Clair, Canton, Fremont, Kane, Taylor, Cedar, Harrison, Leroy, Union

Adjacent Counties: Linn, Buchanan, Tama, Black Hawk, Iowa

County Seat: Vinton

County Website: Learn more about the county at  Benton County Website  

Additional Benton County Agricultural Informational Website:

Benton Census of Agriculture

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.

County Fair: To learn more about the county fair visit the Website Here.

FREE Farm Appraisal: We work hand and hand with dirt everyday. Nobody knows land value better than your local land agent here at Iowa Land Company. We use five key variables to determine what the dirt is worth on one particular farm. To learn more about how we value a farm or to request a free farm evaluation visit our What’s Your Farm Worth page. Fill out our simple contact form or contact Nick Skinner your local land agent at (515) 650-0974. 

Benton County History: 

Benton county is a county in the U.S. state of Iowa. As of the 2010 census, the population was 26,076. Its county seat is Vinton. The county is named for Thomas Hart Benton, a U.S. Senator from Missouri. Benton County is part of the Cedar Rapids, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area. Benton County was formed on December 21, 1837 from sections of Dubuque County. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 718 square miles, of which 716 square miles  is land. Wikipedia page.

Please note that the above farm land values are averages and are not guaranteed in every situation. If you need an appraisal on a specific piece of land, call us to discuss how we can help. Farmland prices can change notoriously quickly, meaning information on this website may vary from the current prices as you view this content. Price per acre exact numbers and county averages came from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Surveys


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