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     377     $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     293     $70.00     -1.41%     ($1.00)
10/'96     354     $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     334     $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     303     $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     333     $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     487     $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     509     $71.00     0.00%     $0.00
10/'98     489     $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     470     $72.00     1.41%     $1.00
03/'99     576     $72.00     0.00%     $0.00
04/'99     560     $72.00     0.00%     $0.00
05/'99     485     $72.00     0.00%     $0.00
06/'99     581     $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     478     $73.00     0.00%     $0.00
10/'99     446     $73.00     0.00%     $0.00
11/'99     439     $74.00     1.37%     $1.00
12/'99     470     $73.00     -1.35%     ($1.00)
01/'00     374     $73.00     0.00%     $0.00
02/'00     427     $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     582     $74.00     0.00%     $0.00
07/'00     503     $73.00     -1.35%     ($1.00)
08/'00     583     $73.00     0.00%     $0.00
09/'00     595     $75.00     2.74%     $2.00
10/'00     567     $74.00     -1.33%     ($1.00)
11/'00     455     $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     697     $76.00     1.33%     $1.00
04/'01     656     $75.00     -1.32%     ($1.00)
05/'01     707     $76.00     1.33%     $1.00
06/'01     783     $77.00     1.32%     $1.00
07/'01     718     $77.00     0.00%     $0.00
08/'01     852     $77.00     0.00%     $0.00
09/'01     664     $77.00     0.00%     $0.00
10/'01     794     $78.00     1.30%     $1.00
11/'01     716     $78.00     0.00%     $0.00
12/'01     762     $78.00     0.00%     $0.00
01/'02     736     $78.00     0.00%     $0.00
02/'02     697     $79.00     1.28%     $1.00
03/'02     863     $79.00     0.00%     $0.00
04/'02     900     $79.00     0.00%     $0.00
05/'02     918     $80.00     1.27%     $1.00
06/'02     815     $81.00     1.25%     $1.00
07/'02     936     $81.00     0.00%     $0.00
08/'02     1065     $82.00     1.23%     $1.00
09/'02     955     $83.00     1.22%     $1.00
10/'02     1073     $83.00     0.00%     $0.00
11/'02     941     $85.00     2.41%     $2.00
12/'02     1068     $85.00     0.00%     $0.00
01/'03     992     $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     1212     $88.00     1.15%     $1.00
05/'03     1252     $89.00     1.14%     $1.00
06/'03     1279     $90.00     1.12%     $1.00
07/'03     1431     $91.00     1.11%     $1.00
08/'03     1430     $92.00     1.10%     $1.00
09/'03     1477     $93.00     1.09%     $1.00
10/'03     1528     $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     1228     $95.00     -1.04%     ($1.00)
02/'04     1165     $97.00     2.11%     $2.00
03/'04     1600     $99.00     2.06%     $2.00
04/'04     1667     $103.00     4.04%     $4.00
05/'04     1539     $105.00     1.94%     $2.00
06/'04     1764     $108.00     2.86%     $3.00
07/'04     1780     $111.00     2.78%     $3.00
08/'04     1795     $114.00     2.70%     $3.00
09/'04     1793     $117.00     2.63%     $3.00
10/'04     1742     $118.00     0.85%     $1.00
11/'04     1706     $116.00     -1.69%     ($2.00)
12/'04     1820     $120.00     3.45%     $4.00
01/'05     1602     $119.00     -0.83%     ($1.00)
02/'05     1479     $124.00     4.20%     $5.00
03/'05     1944     $130.00     4.84%     $6.00
04/'05     1899     $134.00     3.08%     $4.00
05/'05     1901     $138.00     2.99%     $4.00
06/'05     2077     $141.00     2.17%     $3.00
07/'05     1991     $143.00     1.42%     $2.00
08/'05     2226     $146.00     2.10%     $3.00
09/'05     2082     $150.00     2.74%     $4.00
10/'05     1880     $150.00     0.00%     $0.00
11/'05     1883     $154.00     2.67%     $4.00
12/'05     1897     $156.00     1.30%     $2.00
01/'06     1617     $150.00     -3.85%     ($6.00)
02/'06     1415     $155.00     3.33%     $5.00
03/'06     1928     $159.00     2.58%     $4.00
04/'06     1743     $156.00     -1.89%     ($3.00)
05/'06     1755     $158.00     1.28%     $2.00
06/'06     1781     $159.00     0.63%     $1.00
07/'06     1617     $159.00     0.00%     $0.00
08/'06     1786     $156.00     -1.89%     ($3.00)
09/'06     1491     $156.00     0.00%     $0.00
10/'06     1577     $154.00     -1.28%     ($2.00)
11/'06     1485     $151.00     -1.95%     ($3.00)
12/'06     1457     $154.00     1.99%     $3.00
01/'07     1306     $151.00     -1.95%     ($3.00)
02/'07     1204     $149.00     -1.32%     ($2.00)
03/'07     1323     $148.00     -0.67%     ($1.00)
04/'07     1118     $146.00     -1.35%     ($2.00)
05/'07     1271     $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     1052     $142.00     -2.07%     ($3.00)
09/'07     826     $137.00     -3.52%     ($5.00)
10/'07     960     $136.00     -0.73%     ($1.00)
11/'07     897     $135.00     -0.74%     ($1.00)
12/'07     859     $132.00     -2.22%     ($3.00)
01/'08     763     $126.00     -4.55%     ($6.00)
02/'08     725     $126.00     0.00%     $0.00
03/'08     911     $123.00     -2.38%     ($3.00)
04/'08     945     $122.00     -0.81%     ($1.00)
05/'08     994     $121.00     -0.82%     ($1.00)
06/'08     1006     $118.00     -2.48%     ($3.00)
07/'08     992     $115.00     -2.54%     ($3.00)
08/'08     1006     $113.00     -1.74%     ($2.00)
09/'08     1068     $112.00     -0.88%     ($1.00)
10/'08     954     $108.00     -3.57%     ($4.00)
11/'08     741     $105.00     -2.78%     ($3.00)
12/'08     917     $103.00     -1.90%     ($2.00)
01/'09     772     $98.00     -4.85%     ($5.00)
02/'09     716     $98.00     0.00%     $0.00
03/'09     993     $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     917     $97.00     -1.02%     ($1.00)
07/'09     950     $96.00     -1.03%     ($1.00)
08/'09     850     $98.00     2.08%     $2.00
09/'09     883     $96.00     -2.04%     ($2.00)
10/'09     947     $99.00     3.13%     $3.00
11/'09     847     $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     651     $96.00     0.00%     $0.00
03/'10     853     $97.00     1.04%     $1.00
04/'10     805     $94.00     -3.09%     ($3.00)
05/'10     890     $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     789     $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     703     $94.00     2.17%     $2.00
12/'10     806     $94.00     0.00%     $0.00
01/'11     706     $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     781     $91.00     3.41%     $3.00
06/'11     832     $90.00     -1.10%     ($1.00)
07/'11     697     $90.00     0.00%     $0.00
08/'11     861     $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     733     $90.00     2.27%     $2.00
12/'11     749     $91.00     1.11%     $1.00
01/'12     594     $90.00     -1.10%     ($1.00)
02/'12     633     $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     781     $91.00     2.25%     $2.00
06/'12     823     $91.00     0.00%     $0.00
07/'12     800     $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     903     $94.00     1.08%     $1.00
11/'12     750     $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     889     $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     874     $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     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     803     $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     876     $114.00     0.88%     $1.00
09/'14     738     $114.00     0.00%     $0.00
10/'14     800     $113.00     -0.88%     ($1.00)
11/'14     658     $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     823     $115.00     0.88%     $1.00
04/'15     839     $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     863     $117.00     0.00%     $0.00
09/'15     867     $117.00     0.00%     $0.00
10/'15     782     $116.00     -0.85%     ($1.00)
11/'15     643     $116.00     0.00%     $0.00
12/'15     761     $115.00     -0.86%     ($1.00)
01/'16     666     $113.00     -1.74%     ($2.00)
02/'16     699     $110.00     -2.65%     ($3.00)
03/'16     911     $112.00     1.82%     $2.00
04/'16     848     $112.00     0.00%     $0.00
05/'16     839     $113.00     0.89%     $1.00
06/'16     943     $115.00     1.77%     $2.00
07/'16     809     $115.00     0.00%     $0.00
08/'16     883     $112.00     -2.61%     ($3.00)
09/'16     789     $109.00     -2.68%     ($3.00)
10/'16     607     $109.00     0.00%     $0.00
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