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What's the average car insurance rate in Long Beach?

Auto insurance costs an average of $2,052 per year in Long Beach. That's more expensive than the statewide average in California ($1,868) and more costly than the national average of $1,548. Our guide to Long Beach auto insurance includes average rates based on age, credit score, driving history, and marital status. Read on to learn more!

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Long Beach auto insurance costs by company

The difference in auto insurance rates from company to company can be substantial. For a typical driver, GEICO offers Long Beach's most affordable premiums. We've listed the best cheap car insurance providers in Long Beach below. Use this information as a starting point and be sure to check out quotes specific to your unique driving profile.

Insurer Average Annual Rate
GEICO $1,463
Mercury $1,666
AAA $1,909
Infinity $2,027
Allstate $2,112

Read our guide to finding the best cheap auto insurance.

Long Beach auto insurance premiums by age

The age group that enjoys the lowest auto insurance rates in Long Beach are drivers in their 60s, who pay an average of $1,840per year. Drivers in their 50s pay marginally higher rates — $1,846 per year.

The Long Beach drivers facing the priciest insurance rates are teenagers. When Long Beach drivers hit their 20s, their insurance rates drop substantially. The difference in rates paid by teenage drivers and drivers in their 20s in Long Beach is $4,514, the largest such difference between any two age groups.

Age Average Annual Rate
Teenagers $7,544
20s $3,030
30s $1,997
40s $1,932
50s $1,846
60s $1,840
70s $2,140

Learn more about how age influences auto insurance rates.

Long Beach car insurance rates by marital status and gender

Marital status and gender can be contributors to car insurance rates, in some cases. Married drivers in Long Beach pay $86 less than single drivers for car insurance. Married drivers pay less for car insurance than do single drivers in many locations. Rates for those who are widowed are also much cheaper than rates for those who are single. In Long Beach, insurance rates for those who are widowed are less expensive than rates for those who are single.

Gender is another factor that can affect auto insurance rates. In Long Beach, female drivers pay $4 per year more than do male drivers for car insurance.

Marital Status/Gender Average Annual Rate
Female $2,056
Male $2,052
Single $1,966
Married $1,966
Divorced $2,052
Widowed $1,995

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

Long Beach auto insurance rates by violation history

Maintaining a clean driving record is one of the best ways to keep your car insurance costs low. 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.

Long Beach drivers found guilty of reckless driving pay the price when it comes to auto insurance, facing a rate increase of $3,472 per year versus the city average. A ticket for speeding results in an $838 rate hike, on average, while a DUI violation costs $3,365per year in insurance premiums.

Citation Average Annual Rate
DWI/DUI $5,417
Reckless Driving $5,523
At-fault Accident (damages less than $1,000) $2,060
At-fault Accident (damages greater than $2,000) $3,604
Speeding Ticket (16-20 mph over speed limit) $2,889

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

Long Beach car insurance rates by credit score

A driver's credit level can be closely correlated with their auto insurance rates. In fact, Long Beach drivers who improve their credit score from the "Very Poor" tier (300-579) to the "Exceptional" tier (800-850) earn, on average, a 0% decrease in their auto insurance costs. If you move from the "Very Poor" credit tier to the "Fair" credit tier, you could be in line for an auto insurance price adjustment. In Long Beach, moving into the "Fair" credit tier corresponds to an average of $0 in savings on insurance each year.

Credit Tier Average Yearly Rate
Very Poor $2,052
Fair $2,052
Good $2,052
Very Good $2,052
Exceptional $2,052

Curious about how your credit score might impact your auto insurance rates? Click here to learn more.

What drives up car insurance rates in Long Beach?

Where you live in Long Beach 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 Long Beach is no exception to the rule. From ZIP code 90808 to 90813, premiums rise by 16 percent—that's $238.

Expensive Long Beach ZIP codes: 90805, 90802, 90747, 90746, 90813

Cheap Long Beach ZIP codes: 90808, 90803, 90815, 90814, 90822

Long Beach Driving Conditions

Inclement weather goes hand in hand with wet brakes, slick roads, and decreased visibility.

And that's not the worst of it. More than 700,000 weather-related car accidents occur each year. In Long Beach, you can expect 33 rainy days with an annual rainfall of 12 inches. Long Beach is also known to experience earthquakes and wildfires.


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Toll Roads

SR 133

SR 73

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Long Beach Car Insurance Companies Near Me

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Find Local Long Beach Agents

HMBD Insurance Services, Inc.

3633 E Broadway Ste 200, Long Beach, CA 90803

Noriyuki Marumoto

1559 W Willow St, Long Beach, CA 90810

Kelly Williams Insurance Agency, Inc.

4400 E Pacific Coast Hwy, Long Beach, CA 90804


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Will my State Farm Car insurance cover the damages to a person's balcony if we hit it while driving a Uhaul?

Yes, your State Farm policy should cover the damages that you caused. That is what your liability coverage is for.
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