Huntington Beach, CA Car Insurance

The average Huntington Beach driver pays $155 per month for car insurance. Are you paying too much?

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How much does auto insurance cost in Huntington Beach?


The average car insurance rate in Huntington Beach, California, is $1,860 per year. That's less expensive than the average across California ($1,868) and more expensive than the national average of $1,548. Our guide to Huntington Beach auto insurance includes average rates based on age, driving history, and marital status. Read on to learn more!

Huntington Beach Average (annual) California Average U.S. Average
$1,860 $1,868 $1,548
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Huntington Beach car insurance premiums by company


One of the best ways to save on auto insurance is to compare rates from multiple companies and to choose the insurer that best fits your coverage needs. For a typical insurance customer, GEICO provides Huntington Beach's cheapest rates. We've listed the best cheap car insurance companies in Huntington Beach below. Use this information as a starting point and be sure to compare quotes specific to your unique driving profile.

Company Average Yearly Rate
GEICO $1,331
Mercury $1,411
AAA $1,713
Infinity $1,772
Allstate $1,938

Read our guide to finding the best cheap auto insurance.



Auto insurance premiums by age in Huntington Beach

The age bracket that pays the least for auto insurance in Huntington Beach consists of drivers in their 60s, who pay an average of $1,674. Those in their 50s don't pay significantly more ($1,677).

Teenage drivers pay Huntington Beach's most expensive insurance rates. One of the most effective ways to lower your car insurance rates as a driver in Huntington Beach is to age out of your teens. The gap in cost between the car insurance premiums paid by teenage drivers and drivers in their 20s in Huntington Beach is $4,101. That's the biggest gap in premiums between any pair of age brackets.

Age bracket Average Yearly Rate
Teenagers $6,834
20s $2,733
30s $1,810
40s $1,753
50s $1,677
60s $1,674
70s $1,951

Learn more about the impact of age on car insurance premiums.



Huntington Beach auto insurance premiums by gender and marital status


In some cases, a driver's gender and marital status may influence the car insurance rates they pay. In Huntington Beach, married drivers pay $77 less than single drivers for car insurance. Married drivers enjoy less expensive rates than their single counterparts in most locations, based on data showing they file fewer insurance claims. Rates for those who are widowed are also much cheaper than rates for those who are single. In Huntington Beach, insurance rates for those who are widowed are less expensive than rates for those who are single.

Gender is another factor that can impact auto insurance costs. In Huntington Beach, female drivers pay more for auto insurance than do male drivers: $4 per year, to be precise.

Gender/Marital Status Average Annual Rate
Female $1,864
Male $1,860
Single $1,783
Married $1,783
Divorced $1,860
Widowed $1,810

Learn more about how gender and marital status have on car insurance rates.



Huntington Beach auto insurance costs by violation history


Maintaining a clean driving record is an effective way to minimize your insurance rates. At-fault accidents, DUIs, reckless driving citations, and speeding tickets all contribute to expensive auto insurance rates, as insurance companies reward low-risk drivers with the gift of affordable rates.

Huntington Beach drivers found guilty of reckless driving pay the price when it comes to auto insurance, facing a rate increase of $3,171 per year versus the city average. A ticket for speeding results in a $752 rate hike, on average, while a DUI violation costs $3,078 per year in insurance premiums.

Violation Average Yearly Rate
DUI/DWI $4,938
Reckless Driving $5,031
At-fault Accident (damages less than $1,000) $1,867
At-fault Accident (damages greater than $2,000) $3,258
Speeding Ticket (16-20 mph over speed limit) $2,612

Learn more about citations' impact on your auto insurance rates.


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Kristine Lee
Kristine LeeManager, Content and Data

Kristine is a licensed insurance agent who joined The Zebra in 2019 as an in-house content researcher and writer.

She is an authority on all things insurance and covers the ins and outs of auto, home, life and renters insurance. Her specialty is in providing data-backed insights and information to help insurance shoppers make informed decisions.

Kristine's insurance expertise and research have been cited by publications such as CNBC, Car and Driver, Business Insider, Yahoo!, The Balance, Nationwide and Elephant.

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