The average cost of homeowners insurance last year was $897, based on policies sold across the U.S. by HomeInsurance.com in 2012. This was a 15% increase in the average national premium as reported by HomeInsurance.com in 2011. Some homeowners paid as much as $1,700 and as little as $520 to insure their homes last year. Check out the states where homeowners were paying the highest and lowest premiums in the map below. Where do your rates measure up? Let us know in the comments section below.
Note: The average premiums displayed in the map below are based on average premiums as sold by HomeInsurance.com in 2012 through top-rated U.S. P/C Insurers including Safeco, Travelers, Liberty Mutual, Progressive, MetLife, The Hartford, Foremost and ASI. Visit the HomeInsurance.com RateReport for the complete list of most recent data.
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