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What's the average car insurance rate in Centennial?


The typical driver in Centennial, Colorado, pays $1,759 per year for auto insurance. That's pricier than the average in Colorado ($1,757) and pricier than the national average of $1,548. Our guide to Centennial car insurance includes average rates based on age, credit score, driving history and marital status. 

Centennial Average (annual) Colorado Average United States Average
$1,759 $1,757 $1,548
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Centennial car insurance premiums by company


One of the most important determinants of your car insurance rates is the auto insurance company you work with. In Centennial, USAA provides the most affordable rates for the typical insurance customer. See below the best options for affordable auto insurance in Centennial. Don't forget to get car insurance quotes based on your driving profile.

Company Average Rate (annual)
USAA $1,077
GEICO $1,149
State Farm $1,369
Allstate $1,972
Progressive $2,240

Read our list of the best cheap auto insurance options.


Centennial car insurance premiums by age

The best age for car insurance rates as a driver in Centennial is your 50s: drivers in this age group pay an average of $1,570 per year. Drivers in their 60s pay marginally higher rates — $1,594 per year.

Teen drivers pay Centennial's most expensive auto insurance rates. When drivers hit their 20s in Centennial 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 Centennial is $4,112. That's the biggest gap in premiums between any pair of age brackets.

Age group Average Yearly Rate
Teenagers $6,344
20s $2,231
30s $1,715
40s $1,666
50s $1,570
60s $1,594
70s $1,895

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


Centennial car insurance rates by gender and marital status


Marital status and gender are contributing factors to car insurance rates in many cases. In most places, single drivers pay more than married drivers based on data that says they're more likely to file claims. However, rates for married and single drivers are equal in Centennial. 

Another component of auto insurance pricing is gender. In Centennial, female drivers pay $14 per year more than do male drivers for car insurance.

Gender/Marital Status Average Annual Rate
Female $1,773
Male $1,759
Single $1,643
Married $1,643
Divorced $1,759
Widowed $1,685

Learn more about how gender and marital status affect insurance rates.


Centennial auto insurance premiums by violation history


No matter where you live, steering clear of accidents and citations is the best way to keep your auto insurance rates affordable. 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.

Centennial drivers found guilty of reckless driving pay the price when it comes to auto insurance, facing a rate increase of $660 per year versus the city average. A ticket for speeding results in a $315 rate hike, on average, while a DUI violation costs $627 per year in insurance premiums.

Incident/Violation Average Yearly Rate
DWI/DUI $2,386
Reckless Driving $2,419
At-fault Accident (damages < $1,000) $2,216
At-fault Accident (damages > $2,000) $2,510
Speeding Ticket (16-20 mph over speed limit) $2,075

Learn more about citations' impact on auto insurance rates.


Centennial car insurance rates by credit level


An important insurance rating factor is credit. Drivers with checkered credit histories typically face higher car insurance rates than do drivers with good credit. In fact, Centennial drivers who build their credit score from the "Very Poor" tier (300-579) to the "Exceptional" tier (800-850) earn a 57% decrease in car insurance rates. Moving into the "Fair" credit tier from the "Very Poor" level is one of the most impactful steps a driver can take in pursuit of better car insurance rates. In Centennial, improving your credit to "Fair" corresponds with a $1,244 decrease in annual car insurance rates.

Credit Tier Average Yearly Rate
Very Poor $3,385
Fair $2,141
Good $1,759
Very Good $1,600
Exceptional $1,447

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About The Zebra

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