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What's the average car insurance rate in Vallejo?


The average car insurance rate in Vallejo, California, is $1,965 per year. That's more than the average in California ($1,868) and more expensive than the national average of $1,548. Our guide to car insurance in Vallejo — researched and written by The Zebra's team of licensed insurance experts — includes average premiums based on age, credit score, driving history, and marital status. Read on for more information.

Vallejo Average (yearly) California Average United States Average
$1,965 $1,868 $1,548
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Vallejo car insurance premiums by provider


The difference in auto insurance rates from company to company can be substantial. In Vallejo, GEICO provides the most affordable rates for the typical insurance customer. We've gathered the best cheap car insurance companies in Vallejo below. You should only use this list as a starting point: it's important to get quotes specific to your unique driving profile.

Insurance Company Average Yearly Rate
GEICO $1,321
Mercury $1,586
AAA $1,688
Allstate $1,996
CSAA $2,018

Check out our guide to learn how to find the best cheap car insurance.


Vallejo car insurance premiums by age

Vallejo drivers in their 50s pay relatively affordable car insurance rates just $1,771 each year, on average. Drivers in their 60s pay marginally higher rates — $1,772 per year.

Young drivers aged 16 to 19 pay the most for car insurance in Vallejo. When drivers hit their 20s in Vallejo and move out of the teenage age bracket, they reduce their premiums substantially. The gap in cost between the car insurance premiums paid by teenage drivers and drivers in their 20s in Vallejo is $4,351. That's the biggest gap in premiums between any pair of age brackets.

Age Average Annual Rate
Teenagers $7,267
20s $2,915
30s $1,911
40s $1,849
50s $1,771
60s $1,772
70s $2,060

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


Vallejo car insurance rates by gender and marital status


In some cases, a driver's gender and marital status may influence the car insurance rates they pay. Married drivers usually pay less for car insurance than their single counterparts. In Vallejo, married motorists pay $77 less than single drivers for auto insurance. Rates for those who are widowed are also much cheaper than rates for those who are single. Interestingly enough, in Vallejo, single drivers pay more than those who are widowed.

Gender is another factor that can impact auto insurance costs. In Vallejo, female drivers pay $5 more per year than do male drivers for car insurance.

Gender/Marital Status Average Yearly Rate
Female $1,970
Male $1,965
Single $1,888
Married $1,888
Divorced $1,965
Widowed $1,913

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


Vallejo auto insurance premiums by incident history


No matter where you live, keeping your driving record clean is a great way to keep your auto insurance rates low. At-fault collisions, DWIs, citations for reckless driving, and speeding tickets each contribute to increases in car insurance rates. Insurance companies reward low-risk drivers with the gift of low rates.

Vallejo drivers found guilty of reckless driving pay a steep price when it comes to auto insurance, facing a rate increase of $3,285 per year versus the city average. A ticket for speeding results in an $804 rate hike while a DWI or DUI violation costs $3,171 per year in extra insurance expenditures.

Citation Average Annual Rate
DWI/DUI $5,137
Reckless Driving $5,251
At-fault Accident (damages less than $1,000) $1,975
At-fault Accident (damages greater than $2,000) $3,466
Speeding Ticket (16-20 mph over speed limit) $2,769

Learn more about how citations can raise your auto insurance rates.


Vallejo auto insurance rates by credit tier


A driver's credit level can be closely correlated with their auto insurance rates. Moving from "Very Poor" to "Fair" credit is typically a great way to save money on car insurance.

In Vallejo, however, your credit score won't impact your premium even if you have poor credit. California is one of three states that have banned insurance companies from using drivers' credit scores as a rating factor.

Get additional information on how credit impacts car insurance costs.


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About The Zebra

The Zebra is not an insurance company. We publish data-backed, expert-reviewed resources to help consumers make more informed insurance decisions.

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