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How much does car insurance cost in Roswell?

The typical Roswell driver pays $1,697 per year for car insurance. That's more than the average rate in Georgia ($1,609) and more costly than the national average of $1,548. Keep reading to discover more about how much you can expect to pay based on your marital status, age, credit score, and other factors in Roswell.

Roswell Average (per year) Georgia Average U.S. Average
$1,697 $1,609 $1,548

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Roswell car insurance premiums by company

One of the most important factors in determining your car insurance costs is the insurance company you work with. In Roswell, Georgia Farm Bureau offers the cheapest premiums for the typical insurance buyer. We've gathered the best cheap car insurance companies in Roswell below. You should only use this list as a starting point: it's important to see quotes specific to your unique driving profile.

Insurance Company Average Yearly Rate
Georgia Farm Bureau $1,009
USAA $1,272
State Farm $1,548
GEICO $1,735
Progressive $2,124

Check out our expert guides to learn how to find the best cheap car insurance and see which auto insurers have the highest ratings.

Auto insurance premiums by age in Roswell

Roswell drivers in their 50s pay relatively affordable car insurance rates just $1,497 each year, on average. Those in their 60s don't pay significantly more ($1,550).

The Roswell drivers facing the priciest insurance rates are teenagers. When Roswell drivers hit their 20s, their insurance rates drop substantially. The difference in rates paid by teenage drivers and drivers in their 20s in Roswell is $4,497, the largest such difference between any two age groups.

Age bracket Average Yearly Rate
Teens $6,757
20s $2,260
30s $1,697
40s $1,631
50s $1,497
60s $1,550
70s $1,925

Learn more about how age influences auto insurance rates.

Roswell 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 in Roswell pay $198 less than single drivers for car insurance. Married drivers pay less for car insurance than do single drivers in many locations.

Gender is another factor that can affect car insurance rates. In Roswell, female drivers pay $3 per year more than do male drivers.

Marital Status/Gender Average Yearly Rate
Female $1,700
Male $1,697
Single $1,697
Married $1,499
Divorced $1,697
Widowed $1,596

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

Roswell auto insurance costs by citation and accident 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.

Two of the most costly citations to receive are DUI and reckless driving. Roswell drivers found guilty of reckless driving face insurance rate increases of $915 per year, compared to the citywide average. A DUI violation is likely to cause a $1,302 increase, while a citation for speeding leads to a $441 rate hike.

Violation Average Yearly Rate
DUI/DWI $2,999
Reckless Driving $2,612
At-fault Accident (damages less than $1,000) $2,445
At-fault Accident (damages greater than $2,000) $2,722
Speeding Ticket (16-20 mph over speed limit) $2,138

Learn more about the impact of driving violations on car insurance rates.

Roswell car insurance rates by credit score

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 Roswell, an improvement in credit score from the "Very Poor" tier (300-579) to the "Exceptional" tier (800-850) corresponds to a 46% drop in car 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 drop. In Roswell, moving into the "Fair" credit tier corresponds to an average of $484 in savings on insurance each year.

Credit Level Average Annual Rate
Very Poor $2,791
Fair $2,307
Good $1,981
Very Good $1,753
Exceptional $1,521

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

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Ross MartinManager, Content Quality

Ross joined The Zebra as a writer and researcher in 2019. As a licensed insurance agent, he specializes in writing insurance content to help shoppers make informed decisions.

Ross holds a master's degree from Royal Holloway, University of London and has a background in copywriting and education. As a former teacher, he applies his educational skills to explain insurance concepts in ways that consumers can understand.

Ross's work has been cited by The New York Times, AxiosInvestopedia, The Simple DollarThe BalanceCar and Driver and Fox Business. He has been quoted by CNET, I Drive Safely and Kin Insurance

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