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Mount Vernon has an estimated population of 68,344. That makes it New York’s eighth largest city and the eleventh largest city in the US.
Its impressive size could be a result of how close it is to New York City. That helps make Mount Vernon the perfect place for people who want to raise a family. It’s also perfect for people who want to be close to the city without being in the thick of things.
Is it perfect for people who want cheap car insurance rates? That depends. It’s certainly perfect for those who use QuoteWizard.
How much is car insurance in Mount Vernon, NY? Residents shouldn't be surprised to learn insurance is expensive here. Premiums are higher than many other parts of the US. The average cost of auto insurance in New York is $1,234.84 per year. The national average price is $889.01.
Prices vary depending on zip code, driving record, coverages, and limits.
|Total Cost Per Year||$1,234.84|
|Price Per Month||$102.90|
|Source: Facts + Statistics: Auto insurance|
The graph below shows the change in average New York insurance rates from 2011 to 2015, the most recent year the data is available. According to the III, New York car insurance rates increased from $1,111 in 2011 to $1,234 in 2015, a jump of $123, or 11.12 percent.
QuoteWizard connects consumers to national carriers and local independent agents so they can compare quotes. Comparing quotes can help you find cheap car insurance rates near Mount Vernon, New York and save up to 40% on your premium.
Last year, 1,434 people used QuoteWizard to compare auto insurance quotes in Mount Vernon, NY from multiple companies to find the cheapest rates.
This is our list of the most common car insurance companies reported by QuoteWizard users living in Mount Vernon, NY last year. Of those 1,434 users, only 65 were uninsured.
Other popular Mount Vernon, New York car insurance companies: Esurance, Country Financial, Hartford, MetLife, Safeco, Erie, Amica, and American Family.
This is our list of the most common car makes and models owned by Mount Vernon drivers requesting quotes through QuoteWizard last year.
Mount Vernon, New York has a minimum coverage requirement known as the 25/50/10 rule, which means each policy must include at least the following three components:
New York is one of the 12 US states that have a no-fault insurance system. In no-fault states, accident victims can collect benefits from their own insurance companies, regardless of whether the other party is insured. Liability coverage helps pay for other peoples’ medical and repair bills if you cause a car accident. Personal Injury Protection coverage pays for your medical expenses after an accident, regardless of who was at fault.
The policy must be in the name of the vehicle's registered owner and the coverage must remain in effect as long as the registration is valid even if you don't use the vehicle.
Driving conditions like weather and traffic congestion can influence your insurance rates.
Mount Vernon, like most of New York, has a humid climate. Summers are warm and bright. Around 200 days each year see at least partial sunshine. About 106 days see some amount of precipitation annually. A good portion of that is snow, as 33.8 inches fall in a typical winter.
According to a recent TRIP study, 38% of New York’s major roads are in poor condition. Another 42% are in mediocre or fair condition. These worn and rough streets cost the state’s drivers $6.3 billion annually.
According to TomTom's annual Traffic Index report, New York City has the third-worst traffic congestion in the US. The average commuter spends an additional 33 minutes per hour and 128 hours a year stuck in traffic during peak commute times (for commutes of 30 minutes). Because it’s so close to NYC, Mount Vernon residents also deal with a lot of traffic congestion.
Some of the moving violations that will give you a bad driving record and make your car insurance very expensive:
The State of New York DMV website:
Mount Vernon has placed at least 14 red light cameras at its busiest intersections.
|Intersections with Red Light Cameras|
|East Lincoln Ave. and Darwood Place/ Sheridan Ave.|
|South Columbus Ave. and Third Street/ MLK Blvd.|
|East Sanford Blvd. and Garden Ave.|
|East Sanford Blvd. and South Fulton Ave.|
|Gramatan Ave. and William St|
|East Lincoln Ave. and North Columbus Ave.|
|South Fulton Ave. and East Fifth St.|
|Source: The Journal News|
Westchester County reported 356 car crashes involving alcohol in 2014. That’s a 1% decrease from the 359 crashes reported the year before.
A DWI conviction will require you to obtain an SR-22 form. To get the lowest rate for the most expensive type of coverage, get a quote and compare rates from top companies that specialize in Mount Vernon DWI insurance.
Westchester County reported 586 traffic accidents in 2016 resulting in 246 injuries and one fatality.
Mount Vernon reported 123 motor vehicle thefts in 2016. That’s a rate of 1.79 per 1,000 residents. The national average is 2.20 per 1,000 people.
Are you looking for cheap car insurance? Discounts are one of the best ways to lower your insurance rates. These are some of the auto insurance discounts available to drivers in Mount Vernon, NY. Get a quote and find out which discounts you qualify for with your current or multiple insurance companies.
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