How much are pole barn kit prices?
Ashburn, VA

How much are pole barn kit prices?

Ashburn, VA

How much are pole barn kit prices?

$10 – $30price per square foot (kit only)
$15 – $40price per square foot (kit & installation)
$12,000 – $36,000cost for a 30x40 pole barn kit
$24,0000 – $72,000cost for a 40x60 pole barn kit

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$10 – $30 price per square foot (kit only)

$15 – $40 price per square foot (kit & installation)

$12,000 – $36,000 cost for a 30x40 pole barn kit

$24,0000 – $72,000 cost for a 40x60 pole barn kit

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Pole barn kit prices by size

Pole barn kit prices are $10 to $30 per square foot, not including installation. A 30'x40' pole barn kit costs $12,000 to $36,000, depending on if it's wood or metal. Pole barn kit assembly costs $5 to $10 per square foot with most pole barn companies offering installation services in their area.

Pole barn kit prices by size
Size Square feet Kit base price* Typical Use
16x16 256 $2,500 – $7,700 1 car garage, 1 horse barn
20x20 400 $4,000 – $12,000 1 or 2-car garage, 2-horse barn, 30 bales of hay
20x30 600 $6,000 – $18,000 1 or 2-car garage, 2-horse barn, 50 bales of hay
24x24 576 $5,800 – $17,300 1 or 2-car garage, 2-horse barn
30x30 900 $9,000 – $27,000 3-car garage, small retail space, 4-horse barn
30x40 1,200 $12,000 – $36,000 8-horse stall, small retail space, 100 bales of hay
30x50 1,500 $15,000 – $45,000 4-car garage, 125 bales of hay, 10-horse stable
30x60 1,800 $18,000 – $54,000 6-car garage, machine shop, 12-horse barn
36x36 1,296 $13,000 – $39,000 100 bales of hay, 8-horse stable
36x50 1,800 $18,000 – $54,000 Multi-office unit, auto or tractor workshop
40x40 1,600 $16,000 – $48,000 10 horse stalls, 130 bales of hay
40x50 2,000 $20,000 – $60,000 150 bales of hay, 12-horse barn
40x60 2,400 $24,000 – $72,000 200 bales of hay, industrial workshop
40x80 3,200 $32,000 – $96,000 250 bales of hay, 20 horse barn, a 2-bedroom house
50x80 4,000 $40,000 – $120,000 12-car garage, 2 or 3-bedroom house
50x100 5,000 $50,000 – $150,000 3-bedroom house, 400 bales of hay
60x80 4,800 $48,000 – $144,000 Industrial machine shop or warehouse
60x90 5,400 $54,000 – $162,000 450 bales of hay, 4-bedroom house, 35-horse barn
60x100 6,000 $60,000 – $180,000 Commercial warehouse / horse riding arena

*Kit prices do not include installation labor.

Pole barn price factors & features

Pole barn kits include all the materials you need to build the exterior structure. In comparison, custom post-frame construction has separate costs for roofing, siding, windows, and doors since the structure is not built using a prepackaged kit.

Pole barn kit cost calculator
Factor Cost per square foot
Base kit materials & delivery  $10 – $30
Assembly and installation labor  $5 – $10
Total cost to install  $15 – $40

Pole barn kit constructed on rural property
Pole barn kit constructed on rural property

Some factors that impact the cost of a pole barn include:

Metal vs. wood post frame barn kit costs

Post-frame buildings use posts that are sunk and anchored deep in the ground without the need for a foundation. A metal post building is more expensive to build than a wooden one, but it lasts longer, requires less maintenance, and costs less to insure.

Pole barn kit assembly & site prep costs

Pole barn kit prices typically include delivery but not assembly or installation labor, which adds $5 to $10 per square foot to the cost to build a pole barn. Preparing the site for a pole barn may include:

Pole barn house kits prices

A pole barn house costs $120,000 to $300,000 for a finished, 2,400-square-foot, post-frame construction with wooden or steel posts spaced 8 to 12 feet apart and anchored in the ground.

A barndominium costs $150,000 to $315,000 for a finished, 2,000-square-foot, steel-frame building with thick columns spaced 12 to 20 feet apart and mounted to a concrete foundation.

Pole barn prices for finishing and upgrading

A simple pole barn does not require a poured foundation, flooring, or finished walls. Upgrading a pole barn to include a finished living space has added costs of $35 to $110 per square foot for a foundation, utilities, and a completed interior living space. Common finishing costs include:

Pole barn kit prices by brand & location

Pole barn kit prices by brand
Brand / manufacturer Kit prices per square foot* States served
FBi Buildings $17 – $28 Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Ohio, Wisconsin
Hansen Pole Buildings $11 – $15 Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Montana, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Tennessee, Texas, Washington D.C., Washington State
PBS direct $10 – $22 Delaware, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia
Barns of America $10 – $24 Alabama, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina
APB Pole barns $10 – $18 Nationwide delivery, Texas installations
Blackwater Truss Systems $10 – $30 Nationwide delivery, DIY installation only

*Not including assembly.

Pole barn kit FAQs

What’s included in a pole barn kit?

A pole barn kit contains everything you need to build the structure including:

  • Blueprints and detailed floorplans for assembly

  • Lumber or steel posts or columns

  • Wooden trusses

  • Metal roofing and siding

  • Precast footers

  • Fasteners like screws and nails

  • Any windows, walk-in doors, or overhead doors included with the package

What are the cheapest pole barn kits?

The cheapest pole barn kits are made with oriented strand board (OSB), but the engineered wood panels cannot be painted or stained leaving an unfinished look.

How long does it take to install a pole barn kit?

A pole barn kit takes afew days to 6 weeks to install, depending on the size of the kit, the amount of site prep required, and the interior finishes added.

Who installs pole barn kits?

Most pole barn companies offer professional installation services within their area. Some customers hire a general contractor and crew to manage the entire building project from site prep through installation.

Getting estimates from pole barn kit installers

When researching barn builders in your area, some important tips to keep in mind include:

  • Search for licensed, insured, and bonded builders.

  • Get 2 to 3 estimates or more to compare, each with similar materials.

  • Read the customer testimonials on their website and reviews on HomeGuide and Google.

  • Ask if you can visit a job site to see if their work in progress.

  • Select a pole barn builder that fits your budget and timeline.

  • Request a contract in writing with a timeline, payment schedule, and warranty details.

  • Avoid large upfront deposit, and don't pay in full before the word is complete. Instead, follow a payment schedule and only make the final payment when you are satisfied with the results.

Questions to ask

Here are some questions to ask when researching pole barn builders:

  • Is your company licensed, bonded, and insured?

  • How many pole barns have you sold and installed this year?

  • Do you have any completed pole barns near me I can visit?

  • Does your installation estimate also include site prep and cleanup?

  • Will you obtain the necessary building permits?

  • How long does it take to install the pole barn?

  • How much of a deposit do you require? What are your payment terms?

  • Do you offer financing or have a list of preferred lenders I can use?