Overview of Auto Insurance in San Francisco
As the 4th largest city in California, San Francisco residents have a lot of insurance companies to choose from. With over 864,000 people living in San Francisco, auto accidents are bound to happen. With a highly educated population, a lot of residents in San Francisco can enjoy college degree discounts offered by many insurance companies. Major corporations (e.g. McKesson, Wells Fargo, PG&E Corp., Gap, Charles Schwab, salesforce.com) are headquartered here, enabling a lot of residents to save money on insurance with professional discounts. Due to prop 103, California is one of the few states where credit scores cannot be used as an insurance rating factor. So residents in San Francisco won't have to worry about poor credit history when shopping for insurance. 99% of San Francisco residents live within half a mile of public transit, and 11% walk to work. If you drive less than 7,500 miles per year, consider buying usage-based insurance such as Metromile.
For a male driver living in San Francisco, if he has 5 years of driving "experience with a clean driving record, and drives a Honda Accord for about 13,000 miles per year, here are the auto insurance premiums charged by the insurance companies before any discount is applied. As you can see, the range is pretty wide. This premium info is updated on Feb, 2019.
Average Auto Insurance Premiums in San Francisco
Here is the raw data of each insurance company's average premium. Click on each insurance company to see the discounts offered.
|CSAA Insurance Exchange||$4,696|
|Federal Ins (CHUBB)||$5,829|
|Horace Mann Prop and Cas||$2,276|
|Nations Ins. Co.||$5,369|
|Pacific Property & Casualty||$4,324|
As you can see, the prices vary quite a lot in San Francisco. If you're wondering what's the best option for you, click here to get free insurance quotes today.
San Francisco Local Agents
If you would like to call agents for insurance quotes, below is a list of local agents in San Francisco.
Factors used to determine Auto insurance premium
- Driving records
- Annual mileage
- Education background
- Bundling of multi cars
- Bundling of auto and home policies
- Features of the car (e.g. anti-theft devices)
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