California Land Rental Price Data


We maintain current land prices and rental pricing data on California farmland in order to better serve farmers and ranchers looking to rent farmland in California with landowners who who have farmland in California that's available for lease.

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Average California Cropland (Crop Acreage) Rental Rates


Data on California cropland rental prices is available in the accompanying table and chart. All prices are per acre, per year.

Average values differ from irrigated cropland and non-irrigated cropland values.

Table of California Cropland Rental Prices By Year

YearCaliforniaUnited States
2016$309$113
2015$329$119
2014$313$106
2013$280$101
2012$267$94

Graph of California Cropland Rental Price By Year

California Irrigated and Non-irrigated Cropland Values


California irrigated cropland average rent pricing data is available in the accompanying table and chart. All prices are per acre.

Key Findings:

Irrigated acreage rental prices in California increased by 3.5% from $425/acre in 2015 to $440/acre in 2016.

The rental price of irrigated California cropland increased by 22.2% from $360/acre in 2008 to $440/acre in 2016.

Table of California Irrigated Cropland Rental Prices By Year

YearIrrigatedNon-Irrigated
2016$440$30
2015$425N/A
2014$405$32
2013$365$30
2012$340$40

Graph of California Irrigated Cropland Rental Prices By Year

California Pastureland (Pasture Acreage) Rental Rates


California pasture acreage rental price data is available in the accompanying table and chart. All prices are per acre.

Key Findings:

Pastureland rental prices in California increased by 14.3% from $14/acre in 2015 to $16/acre in 2016.

The rental price of California pastureland decreased by 40.5% from $27/acre in 1994 to $16/acre in 2016.

Table of California Pastureland Rental Prices By Year

YearCaliforniaUnited States
2016$16$21
2015$14$21
2014$13$17
2013$12$17
2012$11$17

Chart of California Pastureland Rental Price By Year

California Farmland Values

Information on land values for California acreage, cropland (irrigated and non-irrigated), and pasture land is available here.

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