Land for Sale in Iowa
Find Farms, Ranches, Acreage, and Country Homes for Sale
Lands of America data shows $391 million in land for sale for sale in the Cyclone State. This represents a total of 51,676 acres of land for sale in the state. Of the 99 counties in Iowa, Polk County had the most land and acreage for sale. The most expensive property listed for sale in Iowa on Lands of America recently was $6 million, though the median price for land for sale in Iowa came in at $283,837. The average price of land for sale in Iowa was $403,801. There was 2,850 acres of sold land in Iowa recorded in September 2018 through the Lands of America sales program. This reflects an increase in sales activity over data from August 2018. The total value of this sold land and rural real estate was $17.6 million. Polk County recorded the most land sales recently in the state. With its dizzying elevation extreme of a mere 1,190 feet, pancake-flat Iowa's main outdoor attractions are of the horizontal persuasion. Two national scenic byways thread the state, while any number of country roads will take you through a land of farms, covered bridges and quiet towns. Fishing and hunting are both popular in the state, with the Missouri and Mississippi rivers bithg offering the chance to cast for trout, catfish, walleye and bass. With numerous opportunities to hunt species including deer, boar and wild turkey, hunting land was the most common type of land for sale in Iowa. WalletHub, a personal finance website, has ranked the state among the ten best states for retirees based on factors including affordability, quality of life and health care. In terms of its size, Iowa is the country's 26th-largest state, covering an area of 56,276 square miles (36 million acres). In total, 55,857 square miles (99 percent) is made up of land, while the remaining 416 square miles is covered by water.