2002 Iowa Land Value Survey
Welcome! This page contains information about the Iowa Land Value Survey, directed by Michael Duffy, Iowa State University extension farm management specialist and professor of economics. The survey has been conducted annually since 1941, and is the only statewide survey that collects information on land values in each of Iowa's 99 counties.
View the Archived Slide Presentation from the event held Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2002, at 10 a.m.
News Release on 2002 Land Values distributed on Dec. 18, 2002. Includes tables comparing 2002 and 2001 values by county and by crop reporting district.
Brochure on 2002 Iowa Land Values, FM 1825, available as .pdf file, or order a paper copy.
Gif format (for onscreen viewing only):
Map 1: 2002 and 2001 Iowa Land Values
Map 2: Percentage Change in Iowa Land Values, 2001 to 2002
Map 3: 2002 Iowa Land Values by Crop Reporting District
Map 4: Percentage Change in Iowa Land Values, 2001 to 2002 (ranking)
Map 5: 2002 Iowa Land Values (dollar ranking)
PDF format (requires Acrobat reader), for printing camera-ready copies:
Files include the five maps listed above, and a camera-ready version of the table.
For additional details, see this briefing paper prepared by Michael Duffy.
Prepared for the Dec. 18, 2002, news conference. View a complete slide show or select individual slides from the list below.
1. Iowa Land Value Survey 2002
2. Statewide Average
3. High Grade Land
4. Medium Grade Land
5. Low Grade Land
7. North Central
9. West Central
11. East Central
13. South Central
15. 2002 Average Values
16. Percentage Changes
17. Average Value - All Grades
18. Average Value - High Grade
19. Average Value - Medium Grade
20. Average Value - Low Grade
21.Difference Between High and Low Changes by County
22. Variation In County Values
23. 2002 Sales Activity
24. Sales Activity - 1987-2002
25. 2002 Land Buyers
26. Land Buyers - 1989-2002
27. Positive Factors
28. Negative Factors
29. For More Information
2001 Land Value Survey
For Iowa Land Value Survey information, including county and crop district data for 1950 - 2000, visit the Office of Social and Economic Trend Analysis data site at http://www.seta.iastate.edu/landvalue/iacounty.aspx?state=IA&fips=19000
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Last update: Nov. 25, 2003