Car Insurance in Arlington
With premiums within $66 of the state average, Arlington has rates that are fairly equivalent to Texas. Going over some tips below about how to save on Arlington car insurance can save you some hard-earned money.
- City Average: $1,876
- State Average: $1,810
- National Average: $1,427
Arlington Car Insurance by Age
Teenage drivers have the most expensive rates out of all the age groups. They have car insurance payments that average $5,996 per year. The most significant reduction in premiums for Arlington drivers happens when they hit their 20s. Once out of the teenage age bracket, individuals save an average of 62% on car insurance. Insurance rates for drivers continue to shrink through their 50s, but they can anticipate an increase when they hit 60. Among all age groups, drivers in their 50s have the smallest car insurance payments, with rates of $1,597 per year. Those in their 60s ($1,669) also have relatively low premiums.
- Teenagers: $5,996
- 20s: $2,262
- 30s: $1,849
- 40s: $1,791
- 50s: $1,597
- 60s: $1,669
- 70s: $2,071
Arlington Car Insurance by Gender and Marital Status
Car insurance premiums in Arlington differ based on your gender as well as marital status. However, premiums for men tend to be only a little more expensive than for women. In your city, marital status actually has a substantial impact on premiums. Married individuals save around 10% per year compared to those who are single. Rates for those who are widowed are also way cheaper than rates for those who are single.
- Female: $1,859
- Male: $1,876
- Single: $1,876
- Married: $1,691
- Divorced: $1,876
- Widowed: $1,690
Arlington Car Insurance by Accident or Violation History
Knowing which driving mishaps can inflate the price of car insurance rates will help you make better decisions and save money. An at-fault accident with greater than $2000 of damages will increase your car insurance premiums more than other driving violations. Nobody plans on getting into an accident, but stuff happens, so be aware of what one can do to your rates. Expect your annual car insurance premiums to rise by $926 if you are found at-fault in an accident in Arlington. Usually, a DUI in Arlington will cost you 41% more in car insurance premiums versus the city average ($1,876). Reckless driving will also drive your premiums up, with typical rates of $2,579.
- DUI: $2,638
- Reckless Driving: $2,579
- At-fault Accident (damages less than $1000): $2,802
- At-fault Accident (damages greater than $2000): $2,802
- Speeding Ticket (16-20 mph over speed limit): $1,951
Arlington Car Insurance by Credit Rating
The variance between average car insurance premiums in Arlington for individuals with Exceptional credit (800-850) and Very Poor credit (300-579) is $1,699 per year. Moving from Very Poor (300-579) to Fair (580-669) results in the greatest reduction in premiums, as drivers save close to $388 per year.
- Very Poor: $3,250
- Fair: $2,755
- Good: $2,293
- Very Good: $1,939
- Exceptional: $1,551
What drives up car insurance rates in Arlington?
Where you live in Arlington affects your car insurance rates. Besides your driving history and credit score, where you live is one of the biggest contributing factors to the car insurance rates you'll pay. The reason? Crime, theft and uninsured motorists vary by zip code. So if you find yourself in a neighborhood that doesn’t play well with others, car insurance companies may consider you a high risk to insure, meaning: your rates could be higher than those of a pal who lives just around the block. And, unfortunately Arlington is no exception to the rule. From zip code 76001 to 76010, premiums rise by 14 percent—that’s $186.
Expensive Arlington Zip Codes: 76005, 76014, 76018, 76011, 76010
Cheap Arlington Zip Codes: 76001, 76016, 76012, 76013, 76017
Arlington Driving Conditions
Inclement weather goes hand in hand with wet brakes, slick roads & decreased visibility.
And that's not the worst of it. Each year there are more than 700,000 weather-related car accidents. In Arlington, you can expect 68 rainy days with an annual rainfall of 37 inches. Arlington is also known to experience thunderstorms and flash floods. You can check on the condition of the roads anytime here.
Rainy Days a Year
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Find Local Arlington Agents
Preferred Personal Insurance Agency, LLP
5840 W. Interstate 20 Arlington, TX 76017
Vogue Insurance Agency
1201 N. Watson Rd. Arlington, TX 76006
Stateline Insurance Solutions
2315 Roosevelt Dr ste. D Arlington, TX 76016
Rickey McGill Insurance Agency
3825 W Green Oaks Blvd # 700 Arlington, TX 76016
Texas Insurance Agency, Inc.
1000 Ballpark Way Arlington, TX 76011
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