Drivers in Hollywood pay $242 per month for car insurance on average. Are you paying too much?
The typical Hollywood driver pays $2,901 per year for car insurance coverage. That's more than the average across Florida ($2,309) and more expensive than the national average of $1,548. Read on to learn more about how much you can expect to pay based on your credit score, gender, marital status, and other common factors in Hollywood.
|Hollywood Average (annual)||Florida Average||National Average|
The company-by-company differences in car insurance rates can be substantial, so it's important to compare quotes thoroughly and choose your insurer carefully. For a typical driver, State Farm offers Hollywood's most affordable premiums. We've listed the best cheap car insurance companies in Hollywood below. Use this information as a starting point and be sure to compare quotes specific to your unique driving profile.
The age group that pays the least for car insurance in Hollywood are drivers in their 50s ($2,649 per year). Those in their 60s don't pay significantly more ($2,707).
The Hollywood drivers facing the priciest insurance rates are teenagers. When Hollywood drivers hit their 20s, their insurance rates drop substantially. In Hollywood, teenage drivers pay $8,381 — a full $5,673 more than the second-most expensive rate paid by an age group.
|Age group||Average Annual Rate|
In some cases, a driver's marital status and gender may affect the auto insurance rates they pay. In most places, single drivers pay more than married drivers based on data that says they're more likely to file claims. Married drivers in Hollywood pay $114 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 Hollywood, widowed drivers pay less than those who are single.
Another component of auto insurance pricing is gender. In Hollywood, female drivers pay more for auto insurance than do male drivers: $77 per year, to be precise.
|Marital Status/Gender||Average Yearly Rate|
No matter where you live, keeping your driving record clean is a great way to keep your auto insurance rates 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.
Two of the most expensive driving violations from an insurance perspective are reckless driving and DUI. In Hollywood, a reckless driving citation results in an average insurance rate increase of $1,567 per year, compared to the citywide average. For comparison's sake, a DUI offense results in a $1,416 increase and a speeding ticket triggers a $765 rate hike.
|Violation/Incident||Average Annual Rate|
|At-fault Accident (damages less than $1,000)||$4,055|
|At-fault Accident (damages greater than $2,000)||$4,055|
|Speeding Ticket (16-20 mph over speed limit)||$3,666|
Another major insurance rating factor is credit score. Drivers with bad credit histories typically face more expensive car insurance than do drivers with stellar credit. In Hollywood, an improvement in credit score from the "Very Poor" tier (300-579) to the "Exceptional" tier (800-850) corresponds to a 60% drop in car insurance costs. Moving from "Very Poor" to "Fair" credit is an important step toward saving money on auto insurance. In Hollywood, improving your credit to "Fair" could help you earn a $2,263 decrease in annual car insurance rates.
|Credit Tier||Average Annual Rate|