Iowa Funeral Costs

The average cost of a funeral in Iowa is $8,466 based on surveyed data from funeral homes across the state. Funeral costs can vary widely depending on your city, service provider and elected services. Our research found that prices can range from $5,175 to $13,330.


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Iowa Funeral Cost Breakdown

Our cost estimates assume an average casket cost of $1,500. You are not required to select a casket from your funeral home, so it can be beneficial to shop around for a more affordable casket if needed. Your funeral home must honor any alternative casket you purchase by law.

The data here is intended for educational purposes only and we make no warranty about its accuracy. Funeral homes change prices frequently, so we recommend contacting the funeral home directly and asking them for their prices as they may have changed.

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Average Funeral Costs By County

County Average Funeral Cost
Black Hawk County, IA $9,586
Boone County, IA $8,130
Bremer County, IA $10,945
Butler County, IA $9,790
Dallas County, IA $8,130
Grundy County, IA $9,068
Johnson County, IA $11,923
Lee County, IA $6,290
Linn County, IA $8,422
Polk County, IA $7,149
Pottawattamie County, IA $7,000
Scott County, IA $7,251
Story County, IA $11,108
Warren County, IA $9,495

Funeral Costs By Service

Service Average Cost
Basic Services $2,395
Viewing and Visitation $442
Funeral Ceremony $554
Graveside Service $237
Transport of Remains $398
Direct Burial $1,777
Direct Cremation $2,461
Embalming $887

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Cities in Iowa