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     16     $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     29     $68.00     -5.56%     ($4.00)
08/'95     33     $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     70     $72.00     0.00%     $0.00
01/'96     78     $70.00     -2.78%     ($2.00)
02/'96     177     $71.00     1.43%     $1.00
03/'96     378     $71.00     0.00%     $0.00
04/'96     378     $71.00     0.00%     $0.00
05/'96     391     $70.00     -1.41%     ($1.00)
06/'96     339     $71.00     1.43%     $1.00
07/'96     365     $71.00     0.00%     $0.00
08/'96     381     $71.00     0.00%     $0.00
09/'96     294     $70.00     -1.41%     ($1.00)
10/'96     355     $71.00     1.43%     $1.00
11/'96     270     $71.00     0.00%     $0.00
12/'96     278     $70.00     -1.41%     ($1.00)
01/'97     296     $70.00     0.00%     $0.00
02/'97     280     $70.00     0.00%     $0.00
03/'97     306     $71.00     1.43%     $1.00
04/'97     337     $70.00     -1.41%     ($1.00)
05/'97     359     $71.00     1.43%     $1.00
06/'97     334     $70.00     -1.41%     ($1.00)
07/'97     398     $71.00     1.43%     $1.00
08/'97     455     $71.00     0.00%     $0.00
09/'97     356     $71.00     0.00%     $0.00
10/'97     386     $71.00     0.00%     $0.00
11/'97     307     $70.00     -1.41%     ($1.00)
12/'97     348     $70.00     0.00%     $0.00
01/'98     280     $71.00     1.43%     $1.00
02/'98     334     $71.00     0.00%     $0.00
03/'98     380     $71.00     0.00%     $0.00
04/'98     432     $70.00     -1.41%     ($1.00)
05/'98     466     $71.00     1.43%     $1.00
06/'98     485     $71.00     0.00%     $0.00
07/'98     459     $71.00     0.00%     $0.00
08/'98     506     $71.00     0.00%     $0.00
09/'98     510     $71.00     0.00%     $0.00
10/'98     492     $72.00     1.41%     $1.00
11/'98     462     $72.00     0.00%     $0.00
12/'98     529     $71.00     -1.39%     ($1.00)
01/'99     432     $71.00     0.00%     $0.00
02/'99     472     $72.00     1.41%     $1.00
03/'99     578     $72.00     0.00%     $0.00
04/'99     562     $72.00     0.00%     $0.00
05/'99     485     $72.00     0.00%     $0.00
06/'99     583     $73.00     1.39%     $1.00
07/'99     596     $72.00     -1.37%     ($1.00)
08/'99     577     $73.00     1.39%     $1.00
09/'99     480     $73.00     0.00%     $0.00
10/'99     447     $73.00     0.00%     $0.00
11/'99     441     $74.00     1.37%     $1.00
12/'99     472     $74.00     0.00%     $0.00
01/'00     376     $73.00     -1.35%     ($1.00)
02/'00     428     $73.00     0.00%     $0.00
03/'00     580     $73.00     0.00%     $0.00
04/'00     451     $73.00     0.00%     $0.00
05/'00     492     $74.00     1.37%     $1.00
06/'00     585     $74.00     0.00%     $0.00
07/'00     503     $73.00     -1.35%     ($1.00)
08/'00     586     $73.00     0.00%     $0.00
09/'00     596     $75.00     2.74%     $2.00
10/'00     567     $74.00     -1.33%     ($1.00)
11/'00     456     $75.00     1.35%     $1.00
12/'00     545     $76.00     1.33%     $1.00
01/'01     509     $74.00     -2.63%     ($2.00)
02/'01     556     $75.00     1.35%     $1.00
03/'01     699     $76.00     1.33%     $1.00
04/'01     657     $75.00     -1.32%     ($1.00)
05/'01     708     $76.00     1.33%     $1.00
06/'01     785     $77.00     1.32%     $1.00
07/'01     719     $77.00     0.00%     $0.00
08/'01     854     $77.00     0.00%     $0.00
09/'01     664     $77.00     0.00%     $0.00
10/'01     795     $78.00     1.30%     $1.00
11/'01     721     $78.00     0.00%     $0.00
12/'01     763     $78.00     0.00%     $0.00
01/'02     738     $78.00     0.00%     $0.00
02/'02     700     $79.00     1.28%     $1.00
03/'02     863     $79.00     0.00%     $0.00
04/'02     904     $79.00     0.00%     $0.00
05/'02     921     $80.00     1.27%     $1.00
06/'02     818     $81.00     1.25%     $1.00
07/'02     938     $81.00     0.00%     $0.00
08/'02     1066     $82.00     1.23%     $1.00
09/'02     955     $83.00     1.22%     $1.00
10/'02     1071     $83.00     0.00%     $0.00
11/'02     944     $85.00     2.41%     $2.00
12/'02     1070     $85.00     0.00%     $0.00
01/'03     999     $85.00     0.00%     $0.00
02/'03     976     $85.00     0.00%     $0.00
03/'03     1068     $87.00     2.35%     $2.00
04/'03     1217     $88.00     1.15%     $1.00
05/'03     1256     $89.00     1.14%     $1.00
06/'03     1281     $90.00     1.12%     $1.00
07/'03     1437     $91.00     1.11%     $1.00
08/'03     1436     $92.00     1.10%     $1.00
09/'03     1483     $93.00     1.09%     $1.00
10/'03     1537     $94.00     1.08%     $1.00
11/'03     1321     $95.00     1.06%     $1.00
12/'03     1355     $96.00     1.05%     $1.00
01/'04     1233     $95.00     -1.04%     ($1.00)
02/'04     1170     $97.00     2.11%     $2.00
03/'04     1606     $99.00     2.06%     $2.00
04/'04     1673     $103.00     4.04%     $4.00
05/'04     1545     $105.00     1.94%     $2.00
06/'04     1769     $108.00     2.86%     $3.00
07/'04     1783     $111.00     2.78%     $3.00
08/'04     1800     $114.00     2.70%     $3.00
09/'04     1797     $117.00     2.63%     $3.00
10/'04     1743     $118.00     0.85%     $1.00
11/'04     1711     $116.00     -1.69%     ($2.00)
12/'04     1825     $120.00     3.45%     $4.00
01/'05     1603     $119.00     -0.83%     ($1.00)
02/'05     1482     $124.00     4.20%     $5.00
03/'05     1950     $131.00     5.65%     $7.00
04/'05     1904     $134.00     2.29%     $3.00
05/'05     1901     $138.00     2.99%     $4.00
06/'05     2086     $141.00     2.17%     $3.00
07/'05     1997     $143.00     1.42%     $2.00
08/'05     2227     $146.00     2.10%     $3.00
09/'05     2085     $150.00     2.74%     $4.00
10/'05     1881     $150.00     0.00%     $0.00
11/'05     1890     $154.00     2.67%     $4.00
12/'05     1898     $156.00     1.30%     $2.00
01/'06     1621     $150.00     -3.85%     ($6.00)
02/'06     1418     $155.00     3.33%     $5.00
03/'06     1930     $159.00     2.58%     $4.00
04/'06     1743     $156.00     -1.89%     ($3.00)
05/'06     1764     $158.00     1.28%     $2.00
06/'06     1786     $159.00     0.63%     $1.00
07/'06     1619     $159.00     0.00%     $0.00
08/'06     1791     $156.00     -1.89%     ($3.00)
09/'06     1491     $156.00     0.00%     $0.00
10/'06     1583     $154.00     -1.28%     ($2.00)
11/'06     1486     $151.00     -1.95%     ($3.00)
12/'06     1459     $154.00     1.99%     $3.00
01/'07     1309     $151.00     -1.95%     ($3.00)
02/'07     1205     $149.00     -1.32%     ($2.00)
03/'07     1328     $148.00     -0.67%     ($1.00)
04/'07     1124     $146.00     -1.35%     ($2.00)
05/'07     1279     $146.00     0.00%     $0.00
06/'07     1172     $145.00     -0.68%     ($1.00)
07/'07     1121     $145.00     0.00%     $0.00
08/'07     1056     $142.00     -2.07%     ($3.00)
09/'07     830     $138.00     -2.82%     ($4.00)
10/'07     961     $136.00     -1.45%     ($2.00)
11/'07     897     $135.00     -0.74%     ($1.00)
12/'07     859     $132.00     -2.22%     ($3.00)
01/'08     764     $126.00     -4.55%     ($6.00)
02/'08     726     $126.00     0.00%     $0.00
03/'08     916     $123.00     -2.38%     ($3.00)
04/'08     949     $122.00     -0.81%     ($1.00)
05/'08     1000     $121.00     -0.82%     ($1.00)
06/'08     1010     $119.00     -1.65%     ($2.00)
07/'08     996     $115.00     -3.36%     ($4.00)
08/'08     1012     $113.00     -1.74%     ($2.00)
09/'08     1075     $112.00     -0.88%     ($1.00)
10/'08     954     $108.00     -3.57%     ($4.00)
11/'08     742     $105.00     -2.78%     ($3.00)
12/'08     922     $103.00     -1.90%     ($2.00)
01/'09     772     $98.00     -4.85%     ($5.00)
02/'09     720     $98.00     0.00%     $0.00
03/'09     997     $98.00     0.00%     $0.00
04/'09     935     $97.00     -1.02%     ($1.00)
05/'09     878     $98.00     1.03%     $1.00
06/'09     921     $97.00     -1.02%     ($1.00)
07/'09     950     $96.00     -1.03%     ($1.00)
08/'09     851     $98.00     2.08%     $2.00
09/'09     885     $96.00     -2.04%     ($2.00)
10/'09     948     $99.00     3.13%     $3.00
11/'09     848     $99.00     0.00%     $0.00
12/'09     877     $98.00     -1.01%     ($1.00)
01/'10     658     $96.00     -2.04%     ($2.00)
02/'10     653     $96.00     0.00%     $0.00
03/'10     857     $97.00     1.04%     $1.00
04/'10     806     $94.00     -3.09%     ($3.00)
05/'10     893     $98.00     4.26%     $4.00
06/'10     1020     $98.00     0.00%     $0.00
07/'10     728     $94.00     -4.08%     ($4.00)
08/'10     788     $94.00     0.00%     $0.00
09/'10     753     $95.00     1.06%     $1.00
10/'10     724     $92.00     -3.16%     ($3.00)
11/'10     703     $94.00     2.17%     $2.00
12/'10     808     $94.00     0.00%     $0.00
01/'11     708     $91.00     -3.19%     ($3.00)
02/'11     577     $90.00     -1.10%     ($1.00)
03/'11     824     $90.00     0.00%     $0.00
04/'11     699     $88.00     -2.22%     ($2.00)
05/'11     783     $91.00     3.41%     $3.00
06/'11     836     $90.00     -1.10%     ($1.00)
07/'11     697     $90.00     0.00%     $0.00
08/'11     865     $90.00     0.00%     $0.00
09/'11     765     $88.00     -2.22%     ($2.00)
10/'11     696     $88.00     0.00%     $0.00
11/'11     737     $90.00     2.27%     $2.00
12/'11     750     $91.00     1.11%     $1.00
01/'12     594     $90.00     -1.10%     ($1.00)
02/'12     637     $89.00     -1.11%     ($1.00)
03/'12     792     $88.00     -1.12%     ($1.00)
04/'12     760     $89.00     1.14%     $1.00
05/'12     786     $91.00     2.25%     $2.00
06/'12     827     $91.00     0.00%     $0.00
07/'12     806     $92.00     1.10%     $1.00
08/'12     892     $93.00     1.09%     $1.00
09/'12     731     $93.00     0.00%     $0.00
10/'12     907     $94.00     1.08%     $1.00
11/'12     754     $93.00     -1.06%     ($1.00)
12/'12     775     $95.00     2.15%     $2.00
01/'13     802     $96.00     1.05%     $1.00
02/'13     741     $96.00     0.00%     $0.00
03/'13     786     $98.00     2.08%     $2.00
04/'13     892     $99.00     1.02%     $1.00
05/'13     942     $101.00     2.02%     $2.00
06/'13     864     $104.00     2.97%     $3.00
07/'13     965     $103.00     -0.96%     ($1.00)
08/'13     872     $104.00     0.97%     $1.00
09/'13     784     $106.00     1.92%     $2.00
10/'13     776     $106.00     0.00%     $0.00
11/'13     729     $107.00     0.94%     $1.00
12/'13     645     $105.00     -1.87%     ($2.00)
01/'14     639     $105.00     0.00%     $0.00
02/'14     617     $107.00     1.90%     $2.00
03/'14     733     $108.00     0.93%     $1.00
04/'14     774     $109.00     0.93%     $1.00
05/'14     801     $111.00     1.83%     $2.00
06/'14     832     $111.00     0.00%     $0.00
07/'14     813     $113.00     1.80%     $2.00
08/'14     881     $114.00     0.88%     $1.00
09/'14     738     $114.00     0.00%     $0.00
10/'14     802     $113.00     -0.88%     ($1.00)
11/'14     659     $111.00     -1.77%     ($2.00)
12/'14     699     $112.00     0.90%     $1.00
01/'15     615     $113.00     0.89%     $1.00
02/'15     604     $114.00     0.88%     $1.00
03/'15     820     $115.00     0.88%     $1.00
04/'15     838     $116.00     0.87%     $1.00
05/'15     896     $116.00     0.00%     $0.00
06/'15     931     $115.00     -0.86%     ($1.00)
07/'15     956     $117.00     1.74%     $2.00
08/'15     858     $117.00     0.00%     $0.00
09/'15     859     $117.00     0.00%     $0.00
10/'15     777     $115.00     -1.71%     ($2.00)
11/'15     624     $113.00     -1.74%     ($2.00)
12/'15     735     $110.00     -2.65%     ($3.00)
01/'16     618     $105.00     -4.55%     ($5.00)
02/'16     628     $105.00     0.00%     $0.00
03/'16     780     $106.00     0.95%     $1.00
04/'16     420     $107.00     0.94%     $1.00
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