Who Has the Cheapest Homeowners Insurance Quotes in Georgia?

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We collected insurance quotes across 14 counties in the state of Georgia in order to determine which regions have the highest and lowest annual home insurance costs. Based on our research, Georgia homeowners pay on average $1,895 per year for home insurance. Across the 14 counties we studied, Hanover averaged the lowest annual rates in the state. Read more about our findings below, or use our quote tool above to start find the best home insurance quotes in your area.

Cheapest Home Insurance Companies in Georgia

We gathered quotes from State Farm, Travelers, Hanover and Grange. Quotes from each company were averaged to find which insurance companies had the best home insurance rates in Georgia. The graph below shows the average annual costs to insure our sample home by company and the state average:

Best Home Insurance Companies in Georgia

Least Expensive Homeowners Insurance in Georgia: by County

The graph below shows the five best places for home insurance of all the counties which were part of our rankings. The counties are listed in order of mean price starting with the lowest average home insurance quote and ascending. Cobb County is the cheapest county in Georgia for homeowners insurance based on our study. Landlocked counties, like Bibb County, which is home to the city of Macon, performed well relative to the state average.

Top 5 Best Counties in Georgia for Homeowners Insurance

Cobb County, Georgia

Cobb County is the fourth largest county in the state of Georgia and the most affordable one for home insurance. Cobb County is located in the northwestern outskirts of Atlanta. Some of the largest industries in the area include healthcare & social assistance, retail trade and educational services. Our study shows that the average cost of home insurance in Cobb County is $1,117 per year, which is $406 less than the state average.

Hanover offered the best home insurance quote in Cobb County at an annual cost of $729. State Farm, the most expensive insurance company in the county, quoted our sample home an annual cost of $1,613, which is $884 greater than Hanover’s quote. State Farm offered the only quote in Cobb County that was greater than the state average.

Cheapest and Best Homeowners Insurance Companies in Cobb County

Gwinnett County, Georgia

Gwinnett County is the second largest county in Georgia. The county is named after Button Gwinnett, who was one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence. 80% of the nation’s population is located within a two-hour flight from Gwinnett County. Residents of Gwinnett County pay an average of $1,157 per year for their homeowners insurance.

The most affordable home insurance rate in the county was offered by Hanover at an annual cost of $747. The second most affordable rate was offered by Grange at a cost of $965, which is $218 greater than Hanover’s quote. Based on our study, Gwinnett County ranks as the second most affordable county for home insurance in the state.

Best Homeowners Insurance Rates in Gwinnett County

Fulton County, Georgia

Fulton County is the largest county in Georgia and the third most affordable for homeowners insurance. Atlanta’s downtown area resides within Fulton County. Atlanta is the largest city in the state of Georgia. Atlanta also serves as the state’s capital. Based on our research, the average home insurance quote in the county is $1,257 per year. Residents of Fulton County pay 17% less for their home insurance when compared to the state mean.

Hanover and Grange both offered quotes which were less than $1,000 per year. Based on our study, Travelers was the most expensive insurance company in the area by far. In fact, Travelers’ home insurance quote of $2,036 is more than $1,000 greater than the quotes offered by Hanover and Grange.

Quotes from Fulton's Best Home Insurance Companies

Polk County, Georgia

Polk County is situated alongside the Alabama-Georgia border. The county was established in 1851 and is named after James Polk, a U.S. President. A majority of students within Polk County graduate from West Georgia Technical College and Georgia Northwestern Technical College. The average annual homeowners insurance quote in Polk County is $1,290 per year, which is 15% less than the state mean.

Based on our research, Polk county is the fourth most affordable county for home insurance in the state of Georgia. Hanover offered the only home insurance quote that was less than $1,000 in the county. The least affordable quote was offered by Travelers at an annual cost of $1,655.

Polk’s Best Home Insurance Companies

Dougherty County, Georgia

Dougherty County is located in the southwestern portion of the state, encompassing the city of Albany. Based on our research, Dougherty County has the fifth most affordable home insurance rates in the state. The mean annual home insurance rate in Dougherty County is $1,318, which is 13% less than the state average.

Hanover quoted the best home insurance quote in Dougherty County at $839 annually. Hanover’s quote is $854 less than State Farm’s quote of $1,693. Based on our study, State Farm is the least affordable home insurance company in the county.

Best Cheap Home Insurance Companies in Dougherty County

Most Expensive Homeowners Insurance in Georgia: by County

The graph below shows the five most expensive places of all 14 counties which were part of our study. The counties are listed in order of price starting with the highest average rate and descending. The most expensive county for homeowners insurance was Randolph County.

Top 5 Most Expensive Counties in Georgia for Homeowners Insurance

Randolph County, Georgia

Randolph County is a relatively small county in the state of Georgia. The county encompasses approximately 429 square miles of land and has less than 10,000 residents. Despite its small size, Randolph County ranks as the most expensive county for home insurance in the state of Georgia. Residents of Randolph pay an average home insurance cost of $2,461 based on our study.

State Farm offered the lowest home insurance quote in Randolph County at an annual rate of $1,869. The second most affordable insurance company in the area, Grange, offered a quote of $2,041, which is $172 greater than the quote offered by State Farm. On average, residents of Randolph County pay 62% more for their home insurance when compared to the state mean.

Cheapest and Best Homeowners Insurance Companies in Randolph County

Chatham County, Georgia

Chatham County is located on the eastern coastline of the country and near the Georgia-South Carolina border. Its coastal location makes the county one of the least affordable for home insurance. Based on our research, the average home insurance rate in Chatham County is $1,958, which is $436 greater than the state mean.

Home insurance rates in Chatham County vary by $1,952. The least affordable insurance company in the area was Travelers and the most affordable one was Hanover. Based on our study, Hanover and Grange were the only two insurance companies in the are that offered rates that were lower than the state average.

Best Homeowners Insurance Rates in Chatham County

Warren County, Georgia

Warren is a small county in Georgia, which is located approximately 47 miles west of Augusta. Although the county is small in terms of population, its residents enjoy access to Interstate 20. The interstate provides access to many major cities, including Dallas, Jackson and Birmingham. On average, residents of Warren County pay $403 more for their home insurance than the state average.

Hanover offered the lowest quote from the insurance companies we sampled at an annual cost of $1,370. Hanover’s quote was only $25 cheaper than the next most affordable quote, which was offered by Grange. Warren County is the third most expensive county for home insurance in Georgia.

Quotes from Warren County's Cheapest and Best Home Insurance Companies

Wilcox County, Georgia

Wilcox County is named after General Mark Wilcox, a state legislator and a founder of the Georgia Supreme Court. The county is located approximately 130 miles northwest of the coastal city of Brunswick. Wilcox is the fourth most expensive county in Georgia for home insurance. Residents of Wilcox pay an average of $1,911 per year for home insurance.

Hanover and Grange offered the best home insurance quotes in the county at annual costs of $1,268 and $1,402, respectively. Quotes in Wilcox County varied by $1,731. Travelers, the most expensive home insurance company in the area, brought the county’s average down by $363.

Best Home Insurance Companies in Polk County

Banks County, Georgia

Banks County is located in the northern part of the state. Some of the largest industries within the county include manufacturing, retail trade and construction. Banks has an average annual home insurance cost of $1,431, which is $91 less than the state average.

The most expensive insurance company in the area, Travelers, offered our sample home a homeowners insurance quote at an annual cost of $1,861. The quote was $856 greater than the cheapest quote in the area, which was offered by Hanover.

Best Cheap Home Insurance Companies in Banks

Methodology

We studied 14 counties, spread out geographically in the state of Georgia. The quotes in our study were for a $200,000 home insurance policy with a $1,000 deductible. We’ve displayed all counties with the average annual cost of insurance for the benchmark property and how much each city costs relative to the statewide average.

RankCountyAverage Insurance RateCost Compared to Average
9Banks County$1,755-7%
10Bibb County1,785-6%
14Chatham County2,60137%
1Cobb County1,411-26%
4Dougherty County1,626-14%
7Fulton County1,701-10%
2Gwinnett County1,458-23%
6Johnson County1,688-11%
3Muscogee County1,605-15%
5Polk County1,630-14%
13Randolph County2,58536%
8Sumter County1,728-9%
11Warren County2,46930%
12Wilcox County2,48631%

Sources:

Georgia Office of Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner

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