Marion County Iowa

Iowa Land Information

You’ll find everything you need to know about farmland for sale in Marion 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 Marion County land Broker Matt Skinner (515-443-5004) with any questions or click FREE farm appraisal to request a FREE farm appraisal.

Location: South Central Iowa

Average Farmland Value: $10,697 (2023) Land in Marion county sold from $5,000 to $15,600 per acre in 2022. For an accurate value of your farmland in Marion County Contact Iowa Land Company Land Broker @ 515-443-5004.

CSR2 Price Per Point Average: $145-190

Land Auctions in 2020: There were 11 land auctions in the county in 2020. For Marion County, Iowa- Land Broker Matt Skinner’s full auction report click here

Land Auctions in 2019: There were 2 land auctions in the county in 2019. For Marion County, Iowa- Land Broker Matt Skinner’s full auction report click here

Estimated Average Corn Yield: 151 (Range 117-185)

Average Cash Rent Per Acre: ($200 – $345)

Average County Cash Rent Per Acre Pasture: $34 – $52

Towns: Bussey, Knoxville, Pella, Hamilton, Marysville, Pleasantville, Harvey, Melcher-Dallas, Swan

Townships: Red Rock, Otley, Lake Prairie, Union, Pleasant Grove, Pella, Clay, Franklin, Dallas, Washington, Indiana, Liberty, Knoxville

Adjacent Counties: Jasper, Mahaska, Monroe, Lucas, Warren

County Seat: Knoxville

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

Additional Marion County Agricultural Informational Website:

Marion 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.

FREE Farm Appraisal: We work hand and hand with dirt everyday. Nobody knows land value better than your local land Broker 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 Matt Skinner your local land Broker at (515) 443-5004. 

Marion County History:   Marion County is a county located in the U.S. state of Iowa. As of the 2010 census, the population was 33,309.  It is named for Francis Marion, a brigadier general from South Carolina in the American Revolutionary War.  According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 571 square miles (1,480 km2), of which 555 square miles (1,440 km2) is land and 16 square miles (41 km2) (2.8%) is water.   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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