College Station, TX Car Insurance

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How much is auto insurance in College Station?

 

The typical College Station driver pays $1,245 per year for auto insurance. That's less than the average in Texas ($1,415) and cheaper than the national average of $1,548. Keep reading to learn more about how much you can expect to pay based on your marital status, age, credit score, and other factors in College Station.

 
COLLEGE STATION CAR INSURANCE RATES
College Station Average (annual)Texas AverageNational Average
$1,245$1,415$1,548
 
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College Station car insurance costs by company

 

The difference in auto insurance rates from company to company can be substantial. For a typical driver, GEICO offers College Station's most affordable premiums. We've gathered the best cheap car insurance companies in College Station below. You should only use this list as a starting point: it's important to compare quotes specific to your unique driving profile.

 
COLLEGE STATION CAR INSURANCE RATES BY COMPANY
InsurerAverage Annual Rate
GEICO$1,033
USAA$1,077
State Farm$1,137
Allstate$2,116
 

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College Station auto insurance premiums by age

The best age for car insurance rates as a driver in College Station is your 50s: drivers in this age group pay an average of $1,081 per year. Those in their 60s don't pay much more ($1,115).

Teenage drivers pay College Station's most expensive insurance rates. When College Station drivers hit their 20s, their insurance rates drop substantially. The gap in cost between the car insurance premiums paid by teenage drivers and drivers in their 20s in College Station is $1,532. That's the biggest gap in premiums between any pair of age brackets.

 
COLLEGE STATION CAR INSURANCE PREMIUMS BY DRIVER AGE
Age groupAverage Yearly Rate
Teenagers$3,151
20s$1,619
30s$1,225
40s$1,193
50s$1,081
60s$1,115
70s$1,366
 

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College Station auto insurance rates by gender and marital status

 

Marital status and gender can be contributors to car insurance rates, in some cases. In most locations in the US, single drivers pay more than married drivers based on data that says they're more likely to file claims. Married drivers in College Station pay $86 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 College Station, widowed drivers pay less than those who are single.

Another component of auto insurance pricing is gender. In College Station, the gap in car insurance costs between genders is $11 per year, with male drivers paying more than female drivers.

 
COLLEGE STATION CAR INSURANCE RATES: BY MARITAL STATUS AND GENDER
Gender/Marital StatusAverage Annual Rate
Female$1,234
Male$1,245
Single$1,159
Married$1,159
Divorced$1,245
Widowed$1,133
 

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College Station auto insurance rates by accident and violation history

 

If you want to keep your car insurance costs reasonable, keep your driving record clean. Speeding citations, reckless driving charges, DUIs and DWIs, and at-fault accidents all tend to bring about rate increases.

Two of the most expensive driving violations from an insurance perspective are reckless driving and DUI. In College Station, a reckless driving citation results in an average insurance rate increase of $672 per year, compared to the citywide average. For comparison's sake, a DUI offense results in a $687 increase and a speeding ticket triggers a $102 rate hike.

 
AVERAGE COLLEGE STATION INSURANCE RATES AFTER A VIOLATION OR ACCIDENT
IncidentAverage Annual Rate
DUI/DWI$1,932
Reckless Driving$1,917
At-fault Accident (damages less than $1,000)$1,579
At-fault Accident (damages greater than $2,000)$1,877
Speeding Ticket (16-20 mph over speed limit)$1,347
 

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College Station car insurance rates by credit level

 

One of the byproducts of a good credit score is lower car insurance costs. Drivers who keep their credit score up typically pay less for auto insurance than do drivers with less-than-stellar credit histories. In fact, College Station drivers who improve their credit score from the "Very Poor" tier (300-579) to the "Exceptional" tier (800-850) earn, on average, a 60% decrease in their auto insurance costs. 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 College Station, improving your credit to "Fair" corresponds with a $1,052 decrease in annual car insurance rates.

 
COLLEGE STATION AUTO INSURANCE RATES BY CREDIT LEVEL
Credit ScoreAverage Annual Rate
Very Poor$2,598
Fair$1,546
Good$1,245
Very Good$1,155
Exceptional$1,029
 

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As a licensed insurance agent, Ross is responsible for researching and writing about all matters related to auto and home insurance. He has a background in writing and education, as well as a master's degree from Royal Holloway, University of London. He has been quoted by CNET, iDriveSafely.com, and Kin Insurance.