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     75     $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     401     $70.00     -1.41%     ($1.00)
06/'96     346     $71.00     1.43%     $1.00
07/'96     372     $71.00     0.00%     $0.00
08/'96     390     $71.00     0.00%     $0.00
09/'96     308     $70.00     -1.41%     ($1.00)
10/'96     366     $71.00     1.43%     $1.00
11/'96     279     $71.00     0.00%     $0.00
12/'96     282     $70.00     -1.41%     ($1.00)
01/'97     301     $70.00     0.00%     $0.00
02/'97     285     $70.00     0.00%     $0.00
03/'97     313     $71.00     1.43%     $1.00
04/'97     346     $70.00     -1.41%     ($1.00)
05/'97     368     $71.00     1.43%     $1.00
06/'97     339     $70.00     -1.41%     ($1.00)
07/'97     411     $72.00     2.86%     $2.00
08/'97     460     $71.00     -1.39%     ($1.00)
09/'97     364     $71.00     0.00%     $0.00
10/'97     391     $71.00     0.00%     $0.00
11/'97     319     $70.00     -1.41%     ($1.00)
12/'97     355     $70.00     0.00%     $0.00
01/'98     288     $71.00     1.43%     $1.00
02/'98     350     $71.00     0.00%     $0.00
03/'98     388     $71.00     0.00%     $0.00
04/'98     437     $70.00     -1.41%     ($1.00)
05/'98     480     $71.00     1.43%     $1.00
06/'98     497     $70.00     -1.41%     ($1.00)
07/'98     464     $71.00     1.43%     $1.00
08/'98     521     $71.00     0.00%     $0.00
09/'98     518     $71.00     0.00%     $0.00
10/'98     502     $72.00     1.41%     $1.00
11/'98     467     $72.00     0.00%     $0.00
12/'98     536     $71.00     -1.39%     ($1.00)
01/'99     444     $71.00     0.00%     $0.00
02/'99     481     $72.00     1.41%     $1.00
03/'99     592     $72.00     0.00%     $0.00
04/'99     571     $71.00     -1.39%     ($1.00)
05/'99     490     $72.00     1.41%     $1.00
06/'99     595     $73.00     1.39%     $1.00
07/'99     607     $72.00     -1.37%     ($1.00)
08/'99     587     $73.00     1.39%     $1.00
09/'99     495     $73.00     0.00%     $0.00
10/'99     459     $73.00     0.00%     $0.00
11/'99     445     $74.00     1.37%     $1.00
12/'99     480     $74.00     0.00%     $0.00
01/'00     384     $73.00     -1.35%     ($1.00)
02/'00     438     $73.00     0.00%     $0.00
03/'00     588     $73.00     0.00%     $0.00
04/'00     458     $73.00     0.00%     $0.00
05/'00     502     $74.00     1.37%     $1.00
06/'00     598     $74.00     0.00%     $0.00
07/'00     514     $73.00     -1.35%     ($1.00)
08/'00     604     $73.00     0.00%     $0.00
09/'00     610     $75.00     2.74%     $2.00
10/'00     581     $74.00     -1.33%     ($1.00)
11/'00     466     $75.00     1.35%     $1.00
12/'00     554     $76.00     1.33%     $1.00
01/'01     519     $74.00     -2.63%     ($2.00)
02/'01     567     $75.00     1.35%     $1.00
03/'01     713     $76.00     1.33%     $1.00
04/'01     671     $75.00     -1.32%     ($1.00)
05/'01     719     $77.00     2.67%     $2.00
06/'01     797     $77.00     0.00%     $0.00
07/'01     744     $77.00     0.00%     $0.00
08/'01     877     $77.00     0.00%     $0.00
09/'01     678     $77.00     0.00%     $0.00
10/'01     807     $78.00     1.30%     $1.00
11/'01     739     $78.00     0.00%     $0.00
12/'01     773     $78.00     0.00%     $0.00
01/'02     758     $78.00     0.00%     $0.00
02/'02     711     $79.00     1.28%     $1.00
03/'02     879     $79.00     0.00%     $0.00
04/'02     926     $79.00     0.00%     $0.00
05/'02     939     $80.00     1.27%     $1.00
06/'02     835     $81.00     1.25%     $1.00
07/'02     956     $81.00     0.00%     $0.00
08/'02     1087     $82.00     1.23%     $1.00
09/'02     970     $83.00     1.22%     $1.00
10/'02     1101     $83.00     0.00%     $0.00
11/'02     970     $85.00     2.41%     $2.00
12/'02     1094     $85.00     0.00%     $0.00
01/'03     1021     $85.00     0.00%     $0.00
02/'03     1009     $85.00     0.00%     $0.00
03/'03     1089     $87.00     2.35%     $2.00
04/'03     1237     $88.00     1.15%     $1.00
05/'03     1283     $89.00     1.14%     $1.00
06/'03     1310     $90.00     1.12%     $1.00
07/'03     1458     $91.00     1.11%     $1.00
08/'03     1472     $92.00     1.10%     $1.00
09/'03     1523     $93.00     1.09%     $1.00
10/'03     1575     $94.00     1.08%     $1.00
11/'03     1348     $95.00     1.06%     $1.00
12/'03     1385     $96.00     1.05%     $1.00
01/'04     1255     $95.00     -1.04%     ($1.00)
02/'04     1195     $97.00     2.11%     $2.00
03/'04     1629     $99.00     2.06%     $2.00
04/'04     1696     $103.00     4.04%     $4.00
05/'04     1583     $106.00     2.91%     $3.00
06/'04     1816     $109.00     2.83%     $3.00
07/'04     1810     $111.00     1.83%     $2.00
08/'04     1858     $115.00     3.60%     $4.00
09/'04     1860     $117.00     1.74%     $2.00
10/'04     1788     $118.00     0.85%     $1.00
11/'04     1766     $117.00     -0.85%     ($1.00)
12/'04     1865     $121.00     3.42%     $4.00
01/'05     1630     $120.00     -0.83%     ($1.00)
02/'05     1520     $124.00     3.33%     $4.00
03/'05     1997     $131.00     5.65%     $7.00
04/'05     1945     $134.00     2.29%     $3.00
05/'05     1947     $139.00     3.73%     $5.00
06/'05     2129     $141.00     1.44%     $2.00
07/'05     2050     $144.00     2.13%     $3.00
08/'05     2281     $146.00     1.39%     $2.00
09/'05     2122     $151.00     3.42%     $5.00
10/'05     1931     $150.00     -0.66%     ($1.00)
11/'05     1935     $154.00     2.67%     $4.00
12/'05     1947     $156.00     1.30%     $2.00
01/'06     1645     $150.00     -3.85%     ($6.00)
02/'06     1449     $156.00     4.00%     $6.00
03/'06     1969     $159.00     1.92%     $3.00
04/'06     1775     $157.00     -1.26%     ($2.00)
05/'06     1800     $158.00     0.64%     $1.00
06/'06     1813     $159.00     0.63%     $1.00
07/'06     1650     $159.00     0.00%     $0.00
08/'06     1813     $156.00     -1.89%     ($3.00)
09/'06     1516     $156.00     0.00%     $0.00
10/'06     1614     $154.00     -1.28%     ($2.00)
11/'06     1512     $152.00     -1.30%     ($2.00)
12/'06     1480     $154.00     1.32%     $2.00
01/'07     1336     $151.00     -1.95%     ($3.00)
02/'07     1230     $149.00     -1.32%     ($2.00)
03/'07     1356     $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     1192     $145.00     -0.68%     ($1.00)
07/'07     1146     $145.00     0.00%     $0.00
08/'07     1064     $142.00     -2.07%     ($3.00)
09/'07     850     $138.00     -2.82%     ($4.00)
10/'07     979     $136.00     -1.45%     ($2.00)
11/'07     921     $135.00     -0.74%     ($1.00)
12/'07     875     $132.00     -2.22%     ($3.00)
01/'08     780     $126.00     -4.55%     ($6.00)
02/'08     744     $127.00     0.79%     $1.00
03/'08     933     $123.00     -3.15%     ($4.00)
04/'08     972     $122.00     -0.81%     ($1.00)
05/'08     1026     $122.00     0.00%     $0.00
06/'08     1040     $118.00     -3.28%     ($4.00)
07/'08     1031     $116.00     -1.69%     ($2.00)
08/'08     1030     $113.00     -2.59%     ($3.00)
09/'08     1097     $112.00     -0.88%     ($1.00)
10/'08     981     $108.00     -3.57%     ($4.00)
11/'08     756     $105.00     -2.78%     ($3.00)
12/'08     945     $103.00     -1.90%     ($2.00)
01/'09     793     $98.00     -4.85%     ($5.00)
02/'09     735     $98.00     0.00%     $0.00
03/'09     1015     $98.00     0.00%     $0.00
04/'09     956     $97.00     -1.02%     ($1.00)
05/'09     894     $98.00     1.03%     $1.00
06/'09     941     $97.00     -1.02%     ($1.00)
07/'09     980     $96.00     -1.03%     ($1.00)
08/'09     875     $98.00     2.08%     $2.00
09/'09     903     $96.00     -2.04%     ($2.00)
10/'09     965     $99.00     3.13%     $3.00
11/'09     862     $99.00     0.00%     $0.00
12/'09     896     $98.00     -1.01%     ($1.00)
01/'10     669     $97.00     -1.02%     ($1.00)
02/'10     668     $96.00     -1.03%     ($1.00)
03/'10     868     $97.00     1.04%     $1.00
04/'10     821     $95.00     -2.06%     ($2.00)
05/'10     904     $99.00     4.21%     $4.00
06/'10     1043     $98.00     -1.01%     ($1.00)
07/'10     751     $94.00     -4.08%     ($4.00)
08/'10     806     $94.00     0.00%     $0.00
09/'10     781     $95.00     1.06%     $1.00
10/'10     753     $93.00     -2.11%     ($2.00)
11/'10     720     $94.00     1.08%     $1.00
12/'10     821     $94.00     0.00%     $0.00
01/'11     723     $91.00     -3.19%     ($3.00)
02/'11     588     $90.00     -1.10%     ($1.00)
03/'11     837     $90.00     0.00%     $0.00
04/'11     732     $89.00     -1.11%     ($1.00)
05/'11     805     $91.00     2.25%     $2.00
06/'11     857     $90.00     -1.10%     ($1.00)
07/'11     710     $90.00     0.00%     $0.00
08/'11     882     $91.00     1.11%     $1.00
09/'11     779     $88.00     -3.30%     ($3.00)
10/'11     719     $89.00     1.14%     $1.00
11/'11     754     $91.00     2.25%     $2.00
12/'11     758     $91.00     0.00%     $0.00
01/'12     602     $91.00     0.00%     $0.00
02/'12     658     $89.00     -2.20%     ($2.00)
03/'12     819     $89.00     0.00%     $0.00
04/'12     777     $90.00     1.12%     $1.00
05/'12     806     $91.00     1.11%     $1.00
06/'12     851     $92.00     1.10%     $1.00
07/'12     822     $92.00     0.00%     $0.00
08/'12     917     $93.00     1.09%     $1.00
09/'12     750     $93.00     0.00%     $0.00
10/'12     936     $94.00     1.08%     $1.00
11/'12     783     $93.00     -1.06%     ($1.00)
12/'12     788     $95.00     2.15%     $2.00
01/'13     814     $96.00     1.05%     $1.00
02/'13     753     $96.00     0.00%     $0.00
03/'13     799     $97.00     1.04%     $1.00
04/'13     890     $99.00     2.06%     $2.00
05/'13     954     $100.00     1.01%     $1.00
06/'13     871     $103.00     3.00%     $3.00
07/'13     956     $101.00     -1.94%     ($2.00)
08/'13     884     $100.00     -0.99%     ($1.00)
09/'13     788     $102.00     2.00%     $2.00
10/'13     772     $98.00     -3.92%     ($4.00)
11/'13     700     $96.00     -2.04%     ($2.00)
12/'13     613     $94.00     -2.08%     ($2.00)
01/'14     544     $92.00     -2.13%     ($2.00)
02/'14     434     $95.00     3.26%     $3.00
03/'14     243     $100.00     5.26%     $5.00
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Added base date to comparable sales allowing comps to run from a previous point in time

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6/12/2008
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3/21/2008
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