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     178     $71.00     1.43%     $1.00
03/'96     380     $71.00     0.00%     $0.00
04/'96     378     $71.00     0.00%     $0.00
05/'96     392     $70.00     -1.41%     ($1.00)
06/'96     340     $71.00     1.43%     $1.00
07/'96     366     $71.00     0.00%     $0.00
08/'96     380     $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     271     $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     281     $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     360     $71.00     1.43%     $1.00
06/'97     334     $70.00     -1.41%     ($1.00)
07/'97     399     $71.00     1.43%     $1.00
08/'97     457     $71.00     0.00%     $0.00
09/'97     358     $71.00     0.00%     $0.00
10/'97     385     $71.00     0.00%     $0.00
11/'97     309     $70.00     -1.41%     ($1.00)
12/'97     349     $70.00     0.00%     $0.00
01/'98     281     $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     433     $70.00     -1.41%     ($1.00)
05/'98     467     $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     507     $71.00     0.00%     $0.00
09/'98     511     $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     585     $73.00     1.39%     $1.00
07/'99     597     $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     587     $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     457     $75.00     1.35%     $1.00
12/'00     545     $76.00     1.33%     $1.00
01/'01     511     $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     658     $75.00     -1.32%     ($1.00)
05/'01     709     $77.00     2.67%     $2.00
06/'01     785     $77.00     0.00%     $0.00
07/'01     720     $77.00     0.00%     $0.00
08/'01     854     $77.00     0.00%     $0.00
09/'01     666     $77.00     0.00%     $0.00
10/'01     795     $78.00     1.30%     $1.00
11/'01     722     $78.00     0.00%     $0.00
12/'01     763     $78.00     0.00%     $0.00
01/'02     740     $78.00     0.00%     $0.00
02/'02     699     $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     926     $80.00     1.27%     $1.00
06/'02     820     $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     956     $83.00     1.22%     $1.00
10/'02     1072     $83.00     0.00%     $0.00
11/'02     945     $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     975     $85.00     0.00%     $0.00
03/'03     1068     $87.00     2.35%     $2.00
04/'03     1218     $88.00     1.15%     $1.00
05/'03     1258     $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     1442     $92.00     1.10%     $1.00
09/'03     1484     $93.00     1.09%     $1.00
10/'03     1539     $94.00     1.08%     $1.00
11/'03     1321     $95.00     1.06%     $1.00
12/'03     1356     $96.00     1.05%     $1.00
01/'04     1233     $95.00     -1.04%     ($1.00)
02/'04     1171     $97.00     2.11%     $2.00
03/'04     1607     $99.00     2.06%     $2.00
04/'04     1673     $103.00     4.04%     $4.00
05/'04     1549     $105.00     1.94%     $2.00
06/'04     1772     $108.00     2.86%     $3.00
07/'04     1788     $111.00     2.78%     $3.00
08/'04     1812     $114.00     2.70%     $3.00
09/'04     1811     $117.00     2.63%     $3.00
10/'04     1757     $118.00     0.85%     $1.00
11/'04     1721     $116.00     -1.69%     ($2.00)
12/'04     1834     $120.00     3.45%     $4.00
01/'05     1608     $120.00     0.00%     $0.00
02/'05     1489     $124.00     3.33%     $4.00
03/'05     1954     $131.00     5.65%     $7.00
04/'05     1911     $134.00     2.29%     $3.00
05/'05     1909     $138.00     2.99%     $4.00
06/'05     2091     $141.00     2.17%     $3.00
07/'05     2002     $143.00     1.42%     $2.00
08/'05     2232     $146.00     2.10%     $3.00
09/'05     2093     $151.00     3.42%     $5.00
10/'05     1889     $150.00     -0.66%     ($1.00)
11/'05     1898     $154.00     2.67%     $4.00
12/'05     1914     $156.00     1.30%     $2.00
01/'06     1628     $150.00     -3.85%     ($6.00)
02/'06     1424     $155.00     3.33%     $5.00
03/'06     1936     $159.00     2.58%     $4.00
04/'06     1747     $156.00     -1.89%     ($3.00)
05/'06     1776     $158.00     1.28%     $2.00
06/'06     1794     $159.00     0.63%     $1.00
07/'06     1621     $159.00     0.00%     $0.00
08/'06     1795     $156.00     -1.89%     ($3.00)
09/'06     1491     $156.00     0.00%     $0.00
10/'06     1590     $154.00     -1.28%     ($2.00)
11/'06     1491     $151.00     -1.95%     ($3.00)
12/'06     1462     $154.00     1.99%     $3.00
01/'07     1315     $151.00     -1.95%     ($3.00)
02/'07     1207     $149.00     -1.32%     ($2.00)
03/'07     1330     $148.00     -0.67%     ($1.00)
04/'07     1126     $146.00     -1.35%     ($2.00)
05/'07     1283     $146.00     0.00%     $0.00
06/'07     1176     $145.00     -0.68%     ($1.00)
07/'07     1126     $145.00     0.00%     $0.00
08/'07     1057     $142.00     -2.07%     ($3.00)
09/'07     832     $138.00     -2.82%     ($4.00)
10/'07     966     $136.00     -1.45%     ($2.00)
11/'07     897     $135.00     -0.74%     ($1.00)
12/'07     861     $132.00     -2.22%     ($3.00)
01/'08     768     $126.00     -4.55%     ($6.00)
02/'08     727     $126.00     0.00%     $0.00
03/'08     916     $123.00     -2.38%     ($3.00)
04/'08     953     $122.00     -0.81%     ($1.00)
05/'08     1006     $121.00     -0.82%     ($1.00)
06/'08     1011     $118.00     -2.48%     ($3.00)
07/'08     1000     $115.00     -2.54%     ($3.00)
08/'08     1014     $113.00     -1.74%     ($2.00)
09/'08     1077     $112.00     -0.88%     ($1.00)
10/'08     957     $108.00     -3.57%     ($4.00)
11/'08     743     $105.00     -2.78%     ($3.00)
12/'08     925     $103.00     -1.90%     ($2.00)
01/'09     774     $98.00     -4.85%     ($5.00)
02/'09     724     $98.00     0.00%     $0.00
03/'09     999     $98.00     0.00%     $0.00
04/'09     936     $97.00     -1.02%     ($1.00)
05/'09     878     $98.00     1.03%     $1.00
06/'09     924     $97.00     -1.02%     ($1.00)
07/'09     953     $96.00     -1.03%     ($1.00)
08/'09     856     $98.00     2.08%     $2.00
09/'09     887     $96.00     -2.04%     ($2.00)
10/'09     951     $99.00     3.13%     $3.00
11/'09     850     $99.00     0.00%     $0.00
12/'09     877     $98.00     -1.01%     ($1.00)
01/'10     657     $96.00     -2.04%     ($2.00)
02/'10     654     $96.00     0.00%     $0.00
03/'10     859     $97.00     1.04%     $1.00
04/'10     811     $94.00     -3.09%     ($3.00)
05/'10     894     $99.00     5.32%     $5.00
06/'10     1020     $98.00     -1.01%     ($1.00)
07/'10     731     $94.00     -4.08%     ($4.00)
08/'10     791     $94.00     0.00%     $0.00
09/'10     755     $95.00     1.06%     $1.00
10/'10     726     $92.00     -3.16%     ($3.00)
11/'10     708     $94.00     2.17%     $2.00
12/'10     809     $94.00     0.00%     $0.00
01/'11     710     $91.00     -3.19%     ($3.00)
02/'11     579     $90.00     -1.10%     ($1.00)
03/'11     828     $90.00     0.00%     $0.00
04/'11     701     $88.00     -2.22%     ($2.00)
05/'11     783     $91.00     3.41%     $3.00
06/'11     840     $90.00     -1.10%     ($1.00)
07/'11     697     $90.00     0.00%     $0.00
08/'11     867     $90.00     0.00%     $0.00
09/'11     768     $88.00     -2.22%     ($2.00)
10/'11     695     $88.00     0.00%     $0.00
11/'11     740     $90.00     2.27%     $2.00
12/'11     751     $91.00     1.11%     $1.00
01/'12     597     $91.00     0.00%     $0.00
02/'12     643     $89.00     -2.20%     ($2.00)
03/'12     793     $88.00     -1.12%     ($1.00)
04/'12     761     $89.00     1.14%     $1.00
05/'12     788     $91.00     2.25%     $2.00
06/'12     830     $91.00     0.00%     $0.00
07/'12     806     $92.00     1.10%     $1.00
08/'12     895     $93.00     1.09%     $1.00
09/'12     734     $93.00     0.00%     $0.00
10/'12     908     $94.00     1.08%     $1.00
11/'12     760     $93.00     -1.06%     ($1.00)
12/'12     777     $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     787     $98.00     2.08%     $2.00
04/'13     895     $99.00     1.02%     $1.00
05/'13     942     $101.00     2.02%     $2.00
06/'13     866     $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     777     $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     642     $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     775     $109.00     0.93%     $1.00
05/'14     803     $111.00     1.83%     $2.00
06/'14     832     $111.00     0.00%     $0.00
07/'14     816     $113.00     1.80%     $2.00
08/'14     883     $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     660     $111.00     -1.77%     ($2.00)
12/'14     700     $112.00     0.90%     $1.00
01/'15     608     $113.00     0.89%     $1.00
02/'15     602     $113.00     0.00%     $0.00
03/'15     817     $114.00     0.88%     $1.00
04/'15     835     $115.00     0.88%     $1.00
05/'15     888     $116.00     0.87%     $1.00
06/'15     921     $114.00     -1.72%     ($2.00)
07/'15     940     $114.00     0.00%     $0.00
08/'15     840     $113.00     -0.88%     ($1.00)
09/'15     830     $112.00     -0.88%     ($1.00)
10/'15     728     $106.00     -5.36%     ($6.00)
11/'15     550     $107.00     0.94%     $1.00
12/'15     575     $107.00     0.00%     $0.00
01/'16     277     $107.00     0.00%     $0.00
02/'16     1     $162.00     51.40%     $55.00
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