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What's the average car insurance rate in Kenosha?


The typical Kenosha driver pays $1,218 per year for car insurance coverage. That's more expensive than the Wisconsin average ($1,181) 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 common factors in Kenosha.


CAR INSURANCE RATES: KENOSHA VS. WISCONSIN AND U.S. AVERAGES
Kenosha Average (annual) Wisconsin Average National Average
$1,218 $1,181 $1,548


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Kenosha car insurance rates by company


The company-by-company differences in car insurance rates can be substantial, so it's important to carefully compare quotes when choosing an insurer. In Kenosha, Erie provides the most affordable rates for the typical insurance customer. We've gathered the best cheap car insurance companies in Kenosha below. Remember that this list should only be seen as a starting point: it's important to compare quotes specific to your unique driving profile.


KENOSHA CAR INSURANCE PREMIUMS BY COMPANY
Insurance Company Average Yearly Rate
Erie $896
State Farm $926
GEICO $965
West Bend Mutual $1,060
American Family $1,194


Read our guide to finding the best cheap auto insurance.



Kenosha car insurance premiums by age

The age group that enjoys the lowest auto insurance rates in Kenosha are drivers in their 50s, who pay an average of $1,063 per year. Rates for Kenosha drivers in their 60s are also relatively affordable, at just $1,102 per year.

Teenage drivers pay Kenosha's most expensive auto insurance rates. When Kenosha drivers hit their 20s, their insurance rates drop substantially. The difference in rates paid by teenage drivers and drivers in their 20s in Kenosha is $3,469, the largest such difference between any two age groups.


KENOSHA CAR INSURANCE RATES BY DRIVER AGE
Age group Average Yearly Rate
Teenagers $5,045
20s $1,576
30s $1,199
40s $1,143
50s $1,063
60s $1,102
70s $1,338


Learn more about the impact of age on auto insurance rates.



Kenosha car insurance premiums by gender and marital status


Marital status and gender are contributing factors to car insurance costs in some cases. In Kenosha, married drivers pay $126 less than single drivers for car insurance. Married drivers enjoy less expensive rates than their single counterparts in most locations, based on data showing they file fewer insurance claims.

Gender is another factor that can affect auto insurance rates. In Kenosha, the gap in average auto insurance premiums between genders is $12 per year, with male drivers paying more than female drivers.


KENOSHA CAR INSURANCE PREMIUMS BY GENDER AND MARITAL STATUS
Gender/Marital Status Average Annual Rate
Female $1,206
Male $1,218
Single $1,218
Married $1,092
Divorced $1,191
Widowed $1,170


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



Kenosha car insurance costs by accident and citation 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 can dramatically increase your car insurance rates. Insurance companies reward low-risk drivers with the gift of low rates.

Kenosha drivers found guilty of reckless driving pay the price when it comes to auto insurance, facing a rate increase of $641 per year versus the city average. A ticket for speeding results in a $278 rate increase, on average, while a DUI violation costs $526per year in insurance premiums.


AVERAGE KENOSHA INSURANCE RATES AFTER A VIOLATION OR ACCIDENT
Violation/Incident Average Yearly Rate
DUI/DWI $1,744
Reckless Driving $1,859
At-fault Accident (damages less than $1,000) $1,695
At-fault Accident (damages greater than $2,000) $1,826
Speeding Ticket (16-20 mph over speed limit) $1,496


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



Kenosha auto insurance premiums 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 subpar credit histories. In fact, Kenosha drivers who build their credit score from the "Very Poor" tier (300-579) to the "Exceptional" tier (800-850) earn a 55% 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 the search for cheaper car insurance rates. In Kenosha, improving your credit to "Fair" corresponds with a $470 decrease in annual car insurance rates.


KENOSHA CAR INSURANCE RATES BY CREDIT TIER
Credit Level Average Rate (annual)
Very Poor $2,307
Fair $1,837
Good $1,524
Very Good $1,281
Exceptional $1,038


Learn more about the relationship between credit scores and car insurance rates.



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Renata BalascoContent Strategist

Renata joined The Zebra in 2020 as a Customer Experience Agent. Since 2021, she has worked as licensed insurance professional and content strategist. Her expertise in property and casualty insurance informs her work in creating expert home and auto insurance guides to educate shoppers. 

Renata previously worked as a content specialist for Lifespan, the largest hospital system in the state of Rhode Island. She holds a bachelor’s degree in French Language and Communications from The University of Rhode Island.

Renata's work has been cited by Car and Driver, The Balance and Fox Business

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