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     28     $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     390     $70.00     -1.41%     ($1.00)
06/'96     338     $71.00     1.43%     $1.00
07/'96     365     $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     269     $71.00     0.00%     $0.00
12/'96     277     $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     335     $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     397     $71.00     1.43%     $1.00
08/'97     454     $71.00     0.00%     $0.00
09/'97     355     $71.00     0.00%     $0.00
10/'97     385     $71.00     0.00%     $0.00
11/'97     305     $70.00     -1.41%     ($1.00)
12/'97     346     $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     381     $71.00     0.00%     $0.00
04/'98     431     $70.00     -1.41%     ($1.00)
05/'98     465     $71.00     1.43%     $1.00
06/'98     485     $71.00     0.00%     $0.00
07/'98     458     $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     490     $72.00     1.41%     $1.00
11/'98     462     $72.00     0.00%     $0.00
12/'98     528     $71.00     -1.39%     ($1.00)
01/'99     432     $71.00     0.00%     $0.00
02/'99     471     $72.00     1.41%     $1.00
03/'99     576     $72.00     0.00%     $0.00
04/'99     561     $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     597     $72.00     -1.37%     ($1.00)
08/'99     577     $73.00     1.39%     $1.00
09/'99     478     $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     375     $73.00     -1.35%     ($1.00)
02/'00     428     $73.00     0.00%     $0.00
03/'00     579     $73.00     0.00%     $0.00
04/'00     450     $73.00     0.00%     $0.00
05/'00     491     $74.00     1.37%     $1.00
06/'00     584     $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     595     $75.00     2.74%     $2.00
10/'00     566     $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     508     $74.00     -2.63%     ($2.00)
02/'01     556     $75.00     1.35%     $1.00
03/'01     698     $76.00     1.33%     $1.00
04/'01     656     $75.00     -1.32%     ($1.00)
05/'01     706     $76.00     1.33%     $1.00
06/'01     784     $77.00     1.32%     $1.00
07/'01     718     $77.00     0.00%     $0.00
08/'01     853     $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     718     $78.00     0.00%     $0.00
12/'01     763     $78.00     0.00%     $0.00
01/'02     736     $78.00     0.00%     $0.00
02/'02     698     $79.00     1.28%     $1.00
03/'02     863     $79.00     0.00%     $0.00
04/'02     901     $79.00     0.00%     $0.00
05/'02     918     $80.00     1.27%     $1.00
06/'02     817     $81.00     1.25%     $1.00
07/'02     936     $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     942     $85.00     2.41%     $2.00
12/'02     1068     $85.00     0.00%     $0.00
01/'03     993     $85.00     0.00%     $0.00
02/'03     978     $85.00     0.00%     $0.00
03/'03     1066     $87.00     2.35%     $2.00
04/'03     1214     $88.00     1.15%     $1.00
05/'03     1253     $89.00     1.14%     $1.00
06/'03     1280     $90.00     1.12%     $1.00
07/'03     1432     $91.00     1.11%     $1.00
08/'03     1434     $92.00     1.10%     $1.00
09/'03     1478     $93.00     1.09%     $1.00
10/'03     1532     $93.00     0.00%     $0.00
11/'03     1320     $95.00     2.15%     $2.00
12/'03     1354     $96.00     1.05%     $1.00
01/'04     1232     $95.00     -1.04%     ($1.00)
02/'04     1168     $97.00     2.11%     $2.00
03/'04     1601     $99.00     2.06%     $2.00
04/'04     1671     $103.00     4.04%     $4.00
05/'04     1540     $105.00     1.94%     $2.00
06/'04     1764     $108.00     2.86%     $3.00
07/'04     1783     $111.00     2.78%     $3.00
08/'04     1796     $114.00     2.70%     $3.00
09/'04     1796     $117.00     2.63%     $3.00
10/'04     1742     $118.00     0.85%     $1.00
11/'04     1707     $116.00     -1.69%     ($2.00)
12/'04     1823     $120.00     3.45%     $4.00
01/'05     1603     $119.00     -0.83%     ($1.00)
02/'05     1480     $124.00     4.20%     $5.00
03/'05     1948     $130.00     4.84%     $6.00
04/'05     1901     $134.00     3.08%     $4.00
05/'05     1899     $138.00     2.99%     $4.00
06/'05     2078     $141.00     2.17%     $3.00
07/'05     1993     $143.00     1.42%     $2.00
08/'05     2225     $146.00     2.10%     $3.00
09/'05     2084     $150.00     2.74%     $4.00
10/'05     1881     $150.00     0.00%     $0.00
11/'05     1885     $154.00     2.67%     $4.00
12/'05     1899     $156.00     1.30%     $2.00
01/'06     1618     $150.00     -3.85%     ($6.00)
02/'06     1415     $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     1759     $158.00     1.28%     $2.00
06/'06     1783     $159.00     0.63%     $1.00
07/'06     1617     $159.00     0.00%     $0.00
08/'06     1788     $156.00     -1.89%     ($3.00)
09/'06     1491     $156.00     0.00%     $0.00
10/'06     1578     $154.00     -1.28%     ($2.00)
11/'06     1486     $151.00     -1.95%     ($3.00)
12/'06     1458     $154.00     1.99%     $3.00
01/'07     1308     $151.00     -1.95%     ($3.00)
02/'07     1205     $149.00     -1.32%     ($2.00)
03/'07     1326     $148.00     -0.67%     ($1.00)
04/'07     1122     $146.00     -1.35%     ($2.00)
05/'07     1273     $146.00     0.00%     $0.00
06/'07     1172     $145.00     -0.68%     ($1.00)
07/'07     1120     $145.00     0.00%     $0.00
08/'07     1054     $142.00     -2.07%     ($3.00)
09/'07     828     $138.00     -2.82%     ($4.00)
10/'07     960     $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     725     $126.00     0.00%     $0.00
03/'08     912     $123.00     -2.38%     ($3.00)
04/'08     947     $122.00     -0.81%     ($1.00)
05/'08     996     $121.00     -0.82%     ($1.00)
06/'08     1009     $119.00     -1.65%     ($2.00)
07/'08     995     $115.00     -3.36%     ($4.00)
08/'08     1008     $113.00     -1.74%     ($2.00)
09/'08     1073     $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     918     $103.00     -1.90%     ($2.00)
01/'09     771     $98.00     -4.85%     ($5.00)
02/'09     719     $98.00     0.00%     $0.00
03/'09     994     $98.00     0.00%     $0.00
04/'09     935     $97.00     -1.02%     ($1.00)
05/'09     877     $98.00     1.03%     $1.00
06/'09     919     $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     884     $96.00     -2.04%     ($2.00)
10/'09     947     $99.00     3.13%     $3.00
11/'09     848     $99.00     0.00%     $0.00
12/'09     875     $98.00     -1.01%     ($1.00)
01/'10     656     $96.00     -2.04%     ($2.00)
02/'10     652     $96.00     0.00%     $0.00
03/'10     854     $97.00     1.04%     $1.00
04/'10     806     $94.00     -3.09%     ($3.00)
05/'10     891     $98.00     4.26%     $4.00
06/'10     1017     $98.00     0.00%     $0.00
07/'10     726     $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     722     $92.00     -3.16%     ($3.00)
11/'10     702     $94.00     2.17%     $2.00
12/'10     807     $94.00     0.00%     $0.00
01/'11     707     $91.00     -3.19%     ($3.00)
02/'11     577     $90.00     -1.10%     ($1.00)
03/'11     823     $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     834     $90.00     -1.10%     ($1.00)
07/'11     697     $90.00     0.00%     $0.00
08/'11     863     $90.00     0.00%     $0.00
09/'11     763     $88.00     -2.22%     ($2.00)
10/'11     696     $88.00     0.00%     $0.00
11/'11     734     $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     634     $89.00     -1.11%     ($1.00)
03/'12     791     $88.00     -1.12%     ($1.00)
04/'12     759     $89.00     1.14%     $1.00
05/'12     783     $91.00     2.25%     $2.00
06/'12     824     $91.00     0.00%     $0.00
07/'12     802     $92.00     1.10%     $1.00
08/'12     889     $93.00     1.09%     $1.00
09/'12     729     $93.00     0.00%     $0.00
10/'12     905     $94.00     1.08%     $1.00
11/'12     752     $93.00     -1.06%     ($1.00)
12/'12     772     $95.00     2.15%     $2.00
01/'13     802     $96.00     1.05%     $1.00
02/'13     739     $96.00     0.00%     $0.00
03/'13     784     $98.00     2.08%     $2.00
04/'13     891     $99.00     1.02%     $1.00
05/'13     941     $101.00     2.02%     $2.00
06/'13     864     $104.00     2.97%     $3.00
07/'13     964     $103.00     -0.96%     ($1.00)
08/'13     873     $104.00     0.97%     $1.00
09/'13     783     $106.00     1.92%     $2.00
10/'13     776     $106.00     0.00%     $0.00
11/'13     728     $107.00     0.94%     $1.00
12/'13     644     $105.00     -1.87%     ($2.00)
01/'14     636     $105.00     0.00%     $0.00
02/'14     614     $107.00     1.90%     $2.00
03/'14     729     $108.00     0.93%     $1.00
04/'14     774     $109.00     0.93%     $1.00
05/'14     802     $111.00     1.83%     $2.00
06/'14     831     $111.00     0.00%     $0.00
07/'14     812     $113.00     1.80%     $2.00
08/'14     877     $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     697     $112.00     0.90%     $1.00
01/'15     619     $113.00     0.89%     $1.00
02/'15     605     $114.00     0.88%     $1.00
03/'15     824     $115.00     0.88%     $1.00
04/'15     840     $116.00     0.87%     $1.00
05/'15     899     $117.00     0.86%     $1.00
06/'15     936     $115.00     -1.71%     ($2.00)
07/'15     957     $117.00     1.74%     $2.00
08/'15     864     $117.00     0.00%     $0.00
09/'15     867     $117.00     0.00%     $0.00
10/'15     783     $116.00     -0.85%     ($1.00)
11/'15     644     $116.00     0.00%     $0.00
12/'15     761     $115.00     -0.86%     ($1.00)
01/'16     640     $109.00     -5.22%     ($6.00)
02/'16     678     $107.00     -1.83%     ($2.00)
03/'16     881     $108.00     0.93%     $1.00
04/'16     811     $108.00     0.00%     $0.00
05/'16     797     $110.00     1.85%     $2.00
06/'16     912     $110.00     0.00%     $0.00
07/'16     752     $109.00     -0.91%     ($1.00)
08/'16     588     $106.00     -2.75%     ($3.00)
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