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     72     $72.00     0.00%     $0.00
01/'96     81     $70.00     -2.78%     ($2.00)
02/'96     183     $71.00     1.43%     $1.00
03/'96     390     $71.00     0.00%     $0.00
04/'96     386     $71.00     0.00%     $0.00
05/'96     400     $70.00     -1.41%     ($1.00)
06/'96     343     $71.00     1.43%     $1.00
07/'96     370     $71.00     0.00%     $0.00
08/'96     390     $70.00     -1.41%     ($1.00)
09/'96     306     $70.00     0.00%     $0.00
10/'96     364     $71.00     1.43%     $1.00
11/'96     278     $71.00     0.00%     $0.00
12/'96     281     $70.00     -1.41%     ($1.00)
01/'97     301     $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     367     $71.00     1.43%     $1.00
06/'97     338     $70.00     -1.41%     ($1.00)
07/'97     407     $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     390     $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     347     $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     479     $71.00     1.43%     $1.00
06/'98     495     $70.00     -1.41%     ($1.00)
07/'98     463     $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     499     $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     440     $71.00     0.00%     $0.00
02/'99     476     $72.00     1.41%     $1.00
03/'99     590     $71.00     -1.39%     ($1.00)
04/'99     570     $72.00     1.41%     $1.00
05/'99     488     $72.00     0.00%     $0.00
06/'99     595     $73.00     1.39%     $1.00
07/'99     606     $72.00     -1.37%     ($1.00)
08/'99     582     $73.00     1.39%     $1.00
09/'99     492     $73.00     0.00%     $0.00
10/'99     457     $73.00     0.00%     $0.00
11/'99     445     $74.00     1.37%     $1.00
12/'99     479     $74.00     0.00%     $0.00
01/'00     383     $73.00     -1.35%     ($1.00)
02/'00     436     $73.00     0.00%     $0.00
03/'00     586     $73.00     0.00%     $0.00
04/'00     456     $73.00     0.00%     $0.00
05/'00     500     $74.00     1.37%     $1.00
06/'00     595     $74.00     0.00%     $0.00
07/'00     512     $73.00     -1.35%     ($1.00)
08/'00     599     $73.00     0.00%     $0.00
09/'00     607     $75.00     2.74%     $2.00
10/'00     580     $74.00     -1.33%     ($1.00)
11/'00     466     $75.00     1.35%     $1.00
12/'00     552     $76.00     1.33%     $1.00
01/'01     518     $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     669     $75.00     -1.32%     ($1.00)
05/'01     720     $77.00     2.67%     $2.00
06/'01     794     $77.00     0.00%     $0.00
07/'01     740     $77.00     0.00%     $0.00
08/'01     869     $77.00     0.00%     $0.00
09/'01     675     $77.00     0.00%     $0.00
10/'01     805     $78.00     1.30%     $1.00
11/'01     735     $78.00     0.00%     $0.00
12/'01     771     $78.00     0.00%     $0.00
01/'02     750     $78.00     0.00%     $0.00
02/'02     703     $79.00     1.28%     $1.00
03/'02     874     $79.00     0.00%     $0.00
04/'02     922     $79.00     0.00%     $0.00
05/'02     940     $80.00     1.27%     $1.00
06/'02     831     $81.00     1.25%     $1.00
07/'02     950     $81.00     0.00%     $0.00
08/'02     1083     $82.00     1.23%     $1.00
09/'02     970     $83.00     1.22%     $1.00
10/'02     1097     $83.00     0.00%     $0.00
11/'02     969     $85.00     2.41%     $2.00
12/'02     1089     $85.00     0.00%     $0.00
01/'03     1014     $85.00     0.00%     $0.00
02/'03     1002     $85.00     0.00%     $0.00
03/'03     1085     $87.00     2.35%     $2.00
04/'03     1233     $88.00     1.15%     $1.00
05/'03     1279     $89.00     1.14%     $1.00
06/'03     1305     $90.00     1.12%     $1.00
07/'03     1456     $91.00     1.11%     $1.00
08/'03     1465     $92.00     1.10%     $1.00
09/'03     1518     $93.00     1.09%     $1.00
10/'03     1569     $94.00     1.08%     $1.00
11/'03     1346     $95.00     1.06%     $1.00
12/'03     1379     $96.00     1.05%     $1.00
01/'04     1247     $95.00     -1.04%     ($1.00)
02/'04     1191     $97.00     2.11%     $2.00
03/'04     1623     $99.00     2.06%     $2.00
04/'04     1692     $103.00     4.04%     $4.00
05/'04     1580     $106.00     2.91%     $3.00
06/'04     1811     $109.00     2.83%     $3.00
07/'04     1808     $111.00     1.83%     $2.00
08/'04     1847     $115.00     3.60%     $4.00
09/'04     1844     $117.00     1.74%     $2.00
10/'04     1780     $118.00     0.85%     $1.00
11/'04     1753     $117.00     -0.85%     ($1.00)
12/'04     1852     $121.00     3.42%     $4.00
01/'05     1619     $119.00     -1.65%     ($2.00)
02/'05     1512     $124.00     4.20%     $5.00
03/'05     1984     $131.00     5.65%     $7.00
04/'05     1933     $134.00     2.29%     $3.00
05/'05     1936     $139.00     3.73%     $5.00
06/'05     2118     $141.00     1.44%     $2.00
07/'05     2039     $144.00     2.13%     $3.00
08/'05     2269     $146.00     1.39%     $2.00
09/'05     2117     $151.00     3.42%     $5.00
10/'05     1917     $150.00     -0.66%     ($1.00)
11/'05     1927     $154.00     2.67%     $4.00
12/'05     1937     $156.00     1.30%     $2.00
01/'06     1642     $150.00     -3.85%     ($6.00)
02/'06     1445     $156.00     4.00%     $6.00
03/'06     1963     $159.00     1.92%     $3.00
04/'06     1766     $156.00     -1.89%     ($3.00)
05/'06     1792     $158.00     1.28%     $2.00
06/'06     1807     $159.00     0.63%     $1.00
07/'06     1642     $159.00     0.00%     $0.00
08/'06     1806     $157.00     -1.26%     ($2.00)
09/'06     1509     $156.00     -0.64%     ($1.00)
10/'06     1609     $154.00     -1.28%     ($2.00)
11/'06     1509     $152.00     -1.30%     ($2.00)
12/'06     1478     $154.00     1.32%     $2.00
01/'07     1331     $151.00     -1.95%     ($3.00)
02/'07     1222     $149.00     -1.32%     ($2.00)
03/'07     1345     $148.00     -0.67%     ($1.00)
04/'07     1141     $146.00     -1.35%     ($2.00)
05/'07     1290     $146.00     0.00%     $0.00
06/'07     1191     $145.00     -0.68%     ($1.00)
07/'07     1141     $145.00     0.00%     $0.00
08/'07     1063     $142.00     -2.07%     ($3.00)
09/'07     843     $138.00     -2.82%     ($4.00)
10/'07     972     $136.00     -1.45%     ($2.00)
11/'07     914     $135.00     -0.74%     ($1.00)
12/'07     873     $132.00     -2.22%     ($3.00)
01/'08     776     $126.00     -4.55%     ($6.00)
02/'08     738     $127.00     0.79%     $1.00
03/'08     927     $123.00     -3.15%     ($4.00)
04/'08     967     $123.00     0.00%     $0.00
05/'08     1019     $122.00     -0.81%     ($1.00)
06/'08     1036     $118.00     -3.28%     ($4.00)
07/'08     1022     $115.00     -2.54%     ($3.00)
08/'08     1024     $113.00     -1.74%     ($2.00)
09/'08     1092     $112.00     -0.88%     ($1.00)
10/'08     972     $108.00     -3.57%     ($4.00)
11/'08     753     $105.00     -2.78%     ($3.00)
12/'08     936     $103.00     -1.90%     ($2.00)
01/'09     793     $98.00     -4.85%     ($5.00)
02/'09     731     $98.00     0.00%     $0.00
03/'09     1014     $98.00     0.00%     $0.00
04/'09     950     $97.00     -1.02%     ($1.00)
05/'09     887     $98.00     1.03%     $1.00
06/'09     934     $97.00     -1.02%     ($1.00)
07/'09     972     $96.00     -1.03%     ($1.00)
08/'09     868     $98.00     2.08%     $2.00
09/'09     898     $96.00     -2.04%     ($2.00)
10/'09     959     $99.00     3.13%     $3.00
11/'09     856     $99.00     0.00%     $0.00
12/'09     891     $98.00     -1.01%     ($1.00)
01/'10     666     $97.00     -1.02%     ($1.00)
02/'10     665     $96.00     -1.03%     ($1.00)
03/'10     864     $97.00     1.04%     $1.00
04/'10     812     $94.00     -3.09%     ($3.00)
05/'10     905     $99.00     5.32%     $5.00
06/'10     1039     $98.00     -1.01%     ($1.00)
07/'10     748     $94.00     -4.08%     ($4.00)
08/'10     801     $94.00     0.00%     $0.00
09/'10     770     $95.00     1.06%     $1.00
10/'10     749     $93.00     -2.11%     ($2.00)
11/'10     717     $94.00     1.08%     $1.00
12/'10     817     $94.00     0.00%     $0.00
01/'11     719     $91.00     -3.19%     ($3.00)
02/'11     587     $90.00     -1.10%     ($1.00)
03/'11     835     $90.00     0.00%     $0.00
04/'11     722     $89.00     -1.11%     ($1.00)
05/'11     799     $91.00     2.25%     $2.00
06/'11     850     $90.00     -1.10%     ($1.00)
07/'11     707     $90.00     0.00%     $0.00
08/'11     877     $90.00     0.00%     $0.00
09/'11     772     $88.00     -2.22%     ($2.00)
10/'11     710     $88.00     0.00%     $0.00
11/'11     750     $90.00     2.27%     $2.00
12/'11     757     $91.00     1.11%     $1.00
01/'12     599     $91.00     0.00%     $0.00
02/'12     653     $89.00     -2.20%     ($2.00)
03/'12     810     $88.00     -1.12%     ($1.00)
04/'12     778     $90.00     2.27%     $2.00
05/'12     804     $91.00     1.11%     $1.00
06/'12     848     $92.00     1.10%     $1.00
07/'12     817     $92.00     0.00%     $0.00
08/'12     914     $93.00     1.09%     $1.00
09/'12     746     $93.00     0.00%     $0.00
10/'12     929     $94.00     1.08%     $1.00
11/'12     777     $93.00     -1.06%     ($1.00)
12/'12     785     $95.00     2.15%     $2.00
01/'13     811     $96.00     1.05%     $1.00
02/'13     754     $96.00     0.00%     $0.00
03/'13     802     $98.00     2.08%     $2.00
04/'13     901     $99.00     1.02%     $1.00
05/'13     965     $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     882     $104.00     0.97%     $1.00
09/'13     790     $106.00     1.92%     $2.00
10/'13     787     $106.00     0.00%     $0.00
11/'13     737     $106.00     0.00%     $0.00
12/'13     654     $105.00     -0.94%     ($1.00)
01/'14     617     $103.00     -1.90%     ($2.00)
02/'14     610     $104.00     0.97%     $1.00
03/'14     723     $106.00     1.92%     $2.00
04/'14     769     $108.00     1.89%     $2.00
05/'14     783     $109.00     0.93%     $1.00
06/'14     788     $109.00     0.00%     $0.00
07/'14     775     $108.00     -0.92%     ($1.00)
08/'14     839     $105.00     -2.78%     ($3.00)
09/'14     722     $102.00     -2.86%     ($3.00)
10/'14     492     $100.00     -1.96%     ($2.00)
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