Average Price Per Sq. Foot. by Month

The following data is a historic representation of average price per square foot for single family residences sold since July 1994 in Kern County. While average home price is an interesting barometer, price per square foot is more accurate in determining sales trends.

Please keep in mind that the numbers are derived from currently "worked" sales by the Kern County Assessor's office and may not reflect recent activity.

This information is provided solely as informational and is not intended to be used for any other purpose.

Month/Year   Approx. # of sales   Average $ Sq. Ft.   % Change from prior month   $ Change from prior month
07/'94     3     $69.00     0.00%     $0.00
08/'94     5     $69.00     0.00%     $0.00
09/'94     2     $72.00     4.35%     $3.00
10/'94     2     $67.00     -6.94%     ($5.00)
11/'94     1     $76.00     13.43%     $9.00
02/'95     2     $70.00     -7.89%     ($6.00)
03/'95     17     $69.00     -1.43%     ($1.00)
04/'95     24     $69.00     0.00%     $0.00
05/'95     29     $68.00     -1.45%     ($1.00)
06/'95     28     $72.00     5.88%     $4.00
07/'95     30     $68.00     -5.56%     ($4.00)
08/'95     34     $67.00     -1.47%     ($1.00)
09/'95     32     $71.00     5.97%     $4.00
10/'95     48     $71.00     0.00%     $0.00
11/'95     74     $72.00     1.41%     $1.00
12/'95     71     $71.00     -1.39%     ($1.00)
01/'96     81     $70.00     -1.41%     ($1.00)
02/'96     183     $71.00     1.43%     $1.00
03/'96     389     $71.00     0.00%     $0.00
04/'96     386     $71.00     0.00%     $0.00
05/'96     398     $70.00     -1.41%     ($1.00)
06/'96     342     $71.00     1.43%     $1.00
07/'96     370     $71.00     0.00%     $0.00
08/'96     389     $71.00     0.00%     $0.00
09/'96     305     $70.00     -1.41%     ($1.00)
10/'96     363     $71.00     1.43%     $1.00
11/'96     277     $71.00     0.00%     $0.00
12/'96     281     $70.00     -1.41%     ($1.00)
01/'97     299     $70.00     0.00%     $0.00
02/'97     284     $70.00     0.00%     $0.00
03/'97     311     $71.00     1.43%     $1.00
04/'97     345     $70.00     -1.41%     ($1.00)
05/'97     364     $71.00     1.43%     $1.00
06/'97     337     $70.00     -1.41%     ($1.00)
07/'97     405     $71.00     1.43%     $1.00
08/'97     459     $71.00     0.00%     $0.00
09/'97     363     $71.00     0.00%     $0.00
10/'97     389     $71.00     0.00%     $0.00
11/'97     316     $70.00     -1.41%     ($1.00)
12/'97     355     $70.00     0.00%     $0.00
01/'98     287     $71.00     1.43%     $1.00
02/'98     346     $71.00     0.00%     $0.00
03/'98     388     $71.00     0.00%     $0.00
04/'98     436     $70.00     -1.41%     ($1.00)
05/'98     478     $71.00     1.43%     $1.00
06/'98     494     $70.00     -1.41%     ($1.00)
07/'98     462     $71.00     1.43%     $1.00
08/'98     518     $71.00     0.00%     $0.00
09/'98     516     $71.00     0.00%     $0.00
10/'98     497     $72.00     1.41%     $1.00
11/'98     468     $72.00     0.00%     $0.00
12/'98     531     $71.00     -1.39%     ($1.00)
01/'99     439     $71.00     0.00%     $0.00
02/'99     474     $72.00     1.41%     $1.00
03/'99     588     $72.00     0.00%     $0.00
04/'99     569     $72.00     0.00%     $0.00
05/'99     487     $72.00     0.00%     $0.00
06/'99     592     $73.00     1.39%     $1.00
07/'99     604     $72.00     -1.37%     ($1.00)
08/'99     581     $73.00     1.39%     $1.00
09/'99     491     $73.00     0.00%     $0.00
10/'99     456     $73.00     0.00%     $0.00
11/'99     445     $74.00     1.37%     $1.00
12/'99     477     $74.00     0.00%     $0.00
01/'00     383     $73.00     -1.35%     ($1.00)
02/'00     435     $73.00     0.00%     $0.00
03/'00     584     $73.00     0.00%     $0.00
04/'00     456     $73.00     0.00%     $0.00
05/'00     499     $74.00     1.37%     $1.00
06/'00     594     $74.00     0.00%     $0.00
07/'00     512     $73.00     -1.35%     ($1.00)
08/'00     598     $73.00     0.00%     $0.00
09/'00     607     $75.00     2.74%     $2.00
10/'00     579     $74.00     -1.33%     ($1.00)
11/'00     464     $75.00     1.35%     $1.00
12/'00     550     $76.00     1.33%     $1.00
01/'01     517     $74.00     -2.63%     ($2.00)
02/'01     565     $75.00     1.35%     $1.00
03/'01     709     $76.00     1.33%     $1.00
04/'01     667     $75.00     -1.32%     ($1.00)
05/'01     718     $77.00     2.67%     $2.00
06/'01     793     $77.00     0.00%     $0.00
07/'01     737     $77.00     0.00%     $0.00
08/'01     867     $77.00     0.00%     $0.00
09/'01     674     $77.00     0.00%     $0.00
10/'01     802     $78.00     1.30%     $1.00
11/'01     733     $78.00     0.00%     $0.00
12/'01     770     $78.00     0.00%     $0.00
01/'02     748     $78.00     0.00%     $0.00
02/'02     703     $79.00     1.28%     $1.00
03/'02     873     $79.00     0.00%     $0.00
04/'02     919     $79.00     0.00%     $0.00
05/'02     940     $80.00     1.27%     $1.00
06/'02     832     $81.00     1.25%     $1.00
07/'02     951     $81.00     0.00%     $0.00
08/'02     1083     $83.00     2.47%     $2.00
09/'02     968     $83.00     0.00%     $0.00
10/'02     1092     $83.00     0.00%     $0.00
11/'02     965     $85.00     2.41%     $2.00
12/'02     1087     $85.00     0.00%     $0.00
01/'03     1014     $85.00     0.00%     $0.00
02/'03     1000     $85.00     0.00%     $0.00
03/'03     1084     $87.00     2.35%     $2.00
04/'03     1234     $88.00     1.15%     $1.00
05/'03     1278     $89.00     1.14%     $1.00
06/'03     1301     $90.00     1.12%     $1.00
07/'03     1449     $91.00     1.11%     $1.00
08/'03     1461     $92.00     1.10%     $1.00
09/'03     1515     $93.00     1.09%     $1.00
10/'03     1564     $94.00     1.08%     $1.00
11/'03     1341     $95.00     1.06%     $1.00
12/'03     1378     $96.00     1.05%     $1.00
01/'04     1247     $95.00     -1.04%     ($1.00)
02/'04     1190     $97.00     2.11%     $2.00
03/'04     1619     $99.00     2.06%     $2.00
04/'04     1689     $103.00     4.04%     $4.00
05/'04     1576     $106.00     2.91%     $3.00
06/'04     1810     $109.00     2.83%     $3.00
07/'04     1807     $111.00     1.83%     $2.00
08/'04     1838     $115.00     3.60%     $4.00
09/'04     1840     $117.00     1.74%     $2.00
10/'04     1775     $118.00     0.85%     $1.00
11/'04     1751     $117.00     -0.85%     ($1.00)
12/'04     1853     $121.00     3.42%     $4.00
01/'05     1617     $119.00     -1.65%     ($2.00)
02/'05     1509     $124.00     4.20%     $5.00
03/'05     1977     $131.00     5.65%     $7.00
04/'05     1930     $134.00     2.29%     $3.00
05/'05     1932     $139.00     3.73%     $5.00
06/'05     2114     $141.00     1.44%     $2.00
07/'05     2031     $144.00     2.13%     $3.00
08/'05     2264     $146.00     1.39%     $2.00
09/'05     2110     $151.00     3.42%     $5.00
10/'05     1912     $150.00     -0.66%     ($1.00)
11/'05     1921     $154.00     2.67%     $4.00
12/'05     1933     $156.00     1.30%     $2.00
01/'06     1641     $150.00     -3.85%     ($6.00)
02/'06     1441     $156.00     4.00%     $6.00
03/'06     1950     $159.00     1.92%     $3.00
04/'06     1761     $156.00     -1.89%     ($3.00)
05/'06     1789     $158.00     1.28%     $2.00
06/'06     1809     $159.00     0.63%     $1.00
07/'06     1639     $159.00     0.00%     $0.00
08/'06     1805     $157.00     -1.26%     ($2.00)
09/'06     1503     $156.00     -0.64%     ($1.00)
10/'06     1606     $154.00     -1.28%     ($2.00)
11/'06     1508     $152.00     -1.30%     ($2.00)
12/'06     1476     $154.00     1.32%     $2.00
01/'07     1327     $151.00     -1.95%     ($3.00)
02/'07     1218     $149.00     -1.32%     ($2.00)
03/'07     1340     $148.00     -0.67%     ($1.00)
04/'07     1140     $146.00     -1.35%     ($2.00)
05/'07     1289     $146.00     0.00%     $0.00
06/'07     1188     $145.00     -0.68%     ($1.00)
07/'07     1140     $145.00     0.00%     $0.00
08/'07     1062     $142.00     -2.07%     ($3.00)
09/'07     841     $138.00     -2.82%     ($4.00)
10/'07     970     $136.00     -1.45%     ($2.00)
11/'07     909     $135.00     -0.74%     ($1.00)
12/'07     867     $132.00     -2.22%     ($3.00)
01/'08     773     $126.00     -4.55%     ($6.00)
02/'08     736     $127.00     0.79%     $1.00
03/'08     926     $123.00     -3.15%     ($4.00)
04/'08     965     $122.00     -0.81%     ($1.00)
05/'08     1018     $122.00     0.00%     $0.00
06/'08     1026     $119.00     -2.46%     ($3.00)
07/'08     1018     $115.00     -3.36%     ($4.00)
08/'08     1020     $113.00     -1.74%     ($2.00)
09/'08     1088     $112.00     -0.88%     ($1.00)
10/'08     966     $108.00     -3.57%     ($4.00)
11/'08     754     $105.00     -2.78%     ($3.00)
12/'08     931     $103.00     -1.90%     ($2.00)
01/'09     790     $98.00     -4.85%     ($5.00)
02/'09     731     $98.00     0.00%     $0.00
03/'09     1013     $98.00     0.00%     $0.00
04/'09     948     $97.00     -1.02%     ($1.00)
05/'09     883     $97.00     0.00%     $0.00
06/'09     933     $97.00     0.00%     $0.00
07/'09     969     $96.00     -1.03%     ($1.00)
08/'09     865     $98.00     2.08%     $2.00
09/'09     894     $96.00     -2.04%     ($2.00)
10/'09     957     $99.00     3.13%     $3.00
11/'09     853     $99.00     0.00%     $0.00
12/'09     891     $98.00     -1.01%     ($1.00)
01/'10     664     $96.00     -2.04%     ($2.00)
02/'10     662     $96.00     0.00%     $0.00
03/'10     862     $97.00     1.04%     $1.00
04/'10     813     $94.00     -3.09%     ($3.00)
05/'10     901     $99.00     5.32%     $5.00
06/'10     1034     $98.00     -1.01%     ($1.00)
07/'10     746     $94.00     -4.08%     ($4.00)
08/'10     799     $94.00     0.00%     $0.00
09/'10     765     $95.00     1.06%     $1.00
10/'10     741     $92.00     -3.16%     ($3.00)
11/'10     716     $94.00     2.17%     $2.00
12/'10     814     $94.00     0.00%     $0.00
01/'11     715     $91.00     -3.19%     ($3.00)
02/'11     586     $90.00     -1.10%     ($1.00)
03/'11     833     $90.00     0.00%     $0.00
04/'11     717     $88.00     -2.22%     ($2.00)
05/'11     792     $91.00     3.41%     $3.00
06/'11     847     $90.00     -1.10%     ($1.00)
07/'11     703     $90.00     0.00%     $0.00
08/'11     874     $90.00     0.00%     $0.00
09/'11     772     $88.00     -2.22%     ($2.00)
10/'11     705     $88.00     0.00%     $0.00
11/'11     747     $90.00     2.27%     $2.00
12/'11     755     $91.00     1.11%     $1.00
01/'12     598     $91.00     0.00%     $0.00
02/'12     652     $89.00     -2.20%     ($2.00)
03/'12     805     $88.00     -1.12%     ($1.00)
04/'12     770     $90.00     2.27%     $2.00
05/'12     800     $91.00     1.11%     $1.00
06/'12     845     $91.00     0.00%     $0.00
07/'12     813     $92.00     1.10%     $1.00
08/'12     914     $93.00     1.09%     $1.00
09/'12     741     $93.00     0.00%     $0.00
10/'12     926     $94.00     1.08%     $1.00
11/'12     776     $93.00     -1.06%     ($1.00)
12/'12     782     $95.00     2.15%     $2.00
01/'13     809     $96.00     1.05%     $1.00
02/'13     752     $96.00     0.00%     $0.00
03/'13     799     $98.00     2.08%     $2.00
04/'13     899     $99.00     1.02%     $1.00
05/'13     962     $101.00     2.02%     $2.00
06/'13     875     $104.00     2.97%     $3.00
07/'13     975     $103.00     -0.96%     ($1.00)
08/'13     880     $104.00     0.97%     $1.00
09/'13     790     $106.00     1.92%     $2.00
10/'13     785     $106.00     0.00%     $0.00
11/'13     738     $106.00     0.00%     $0.00
12/'13     653     $105.00     -0.94%     ($1.00)
01/'14     645     $104.00     -0.95%     ($1.00)
02/'14     624     $107.00     2.88%     $3.00
03/'14     743     $107.00     0.00%     $0.00
04/'14     786     $109.00     1.87%     $2.00
05/'14     808     $111.00     1.83%     $2.00
06/'14     838     $111.00     0.00%     $0.00
07/'14     823     $113.00     1.80%     $2.00
08/'14     893     $114.00     0.88%     $1.00
09/'14     739     $114.00     0.00%     $0.00
10/'14     801     $112.00     -1.75%     ($2.00)
11/'14     661     $110.00     -1.79%     ($2.00)
12/'14     692     $111.00     0.91%     $1.00
01/'15     561     $104.00     -6.31%     ($7.00)
02/'15     578     $106.00     1.92%     $2.00
03/'15     753     $104.00     -1.89%     ($2.00)
04/'15     621     $105.00     0.96%     $1.00
05/'15     161     $101.00     -3.81%     ($4.00)
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