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33948 Average Homeowners Insurance Rates

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33948 Home Insurance Average Premiums

Local 33948 homeowners insurance quotes comparison

$1409 /yr.

Shows Zip Code: 33948 lowest rates with discounts applied on average.

For the 33948, homeowners insurance rates may vary on deductible, coverage amount and property details. Below is a list of the averages based on the cost of an annual home insurance premium.

Coverage Amount:Annual Premium
1800 sq. ft. or below
(discounts applied)
$1409 /yr.
Average Coverage:$1659 /yr.
2600 sq. ft. or higher
(all discounts applied)
$1959 /yr.

What is the average home insurance cost for a home in 33948?

  • • The average homeowners insurance premium paid annually for a home in 33948 is around $1659 per year.

What does it cost on average per month for home insurance in 33948?

  • • Homeowners in 33948 pay a monthly average cost per month around $138.00.

What kind of discount could I get if I combine my home and auto insurance together in 33948?

  • • Autoowners in 33948 can receive a 20% to 25% discount if they own a home and would like to group or bundle their car and home insurance together with one insurance company.

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Home Replacement Cost Coverage in 33948

Average Building Cost Per Square Foot in 33948: $167

Location: Port Charlotte, Florida (Charlotte County)

Average Square Footage in 33948: 1,301 Sq. Ft.

When building or updating a home, it's always good to review the average cost per square foot to build in 33948 before you start any project. Port Charlotte homeowners pay on average around $167 per square foot to build a home. Another great reason to know the average cost to build is for your homeowners insurance policy. A standard homeowners policy will help you cover the replacement cost of your home due a fire or any other named perils on your policy. Calculating your dwelling coverage for your home in 33948 is extremely helpful when estimating how much replacement cost coverage you need. We highly recommend that you have enough dwelling coverage to rebuild your home if it was destroyed by a covered peril.

Here is how you determine your replacement cost. If we take an average home in 33948 and want to estimated the dwelling coverage, than we will need the square footage of the home which is 1,301 sq. ft. and the average cost to rebuild the home in this area is around $167 per square foot would be considered a base estimate cost. These two numbers would allow us to generate the replacement cost needed for an average size home in the Port Charlotte area. If the home is new or has been upgraded, you will want to add $50 to $100 or more per square foot to equally cover the replacement cost to restore a home back to it's original condition.

Home Improvement StatusPrice per Sq. Ft.Square FeetDwelling Coverage
Basic Home Features$1671,301$217,300
Additional Upgrades & Added Features$2091,301$271,625
Major Home Updates or Advancements$2511,301$325,950

It's important to understand that when you estimate your replacement cost of your home in the 33948 zip code area, it will be the cost to replace the structure of your home, not the additional value of the property that is factored in when purchasing a new home.

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Housing Demographics for 33948

Population Review for 33948 Zip Code

For the city of Port Charlotte, the population within 33948 has increased to over 19,973 residents in population size. The current population total is 17,190. We have broken down the population based on race below. In 33948, there are over 8316 in male population and 8874 females.

Total Population17,190
White Population13761
Black Population1243
Hispanic Population1545
Asian Population280
Hawaiian Population8
Indian Population35
Other Population438
Male Population8316
Female Population8874
Population Estimate19973

Household Data for 33948

The average number of homes in 33948 is around 7,600, there are an average of 2.21 per household. The average house value according to local real estate values is around $217,300. Please review the following demographics below for average income and media age.

Housing / Income DataValues
Households Per Zipcode7,600
Persons Per Household2.21
Average House Value$217,300
Income Per Household$54487
Median Age57.3
Median Age Male56.0
Median Age Female58.5
33948 DetailsValues
State Full NameFlorida
City TypeB
City Alias AbbreviationPT CHARLOTTE
Area Code941
CityPort Charlotte
County FIPS015
State FIPS12
Time Zone5
Day Light SavingY
CBSA_NamePunta Gorda, FL
MSA_NamePunta Gorda, FL MSA
DivisionSouth Atlantic
Economic & Growth ReviewValues
Number Of Businesses492
Number Of Employees6509
Business First Quarter Payroll53370
Business Annual Payroll233993
Business Employment Flag
Growth Rank0
Growth Housing Units 2003
Growth Housing Units 2004
Growth Increase Number0
Growth Increase Percentage0.0
Metropolitan DetailsValues
CBSA Population159978
CBSA Division Population0
Congressional District17
Congressional LandArea6369.97
Delivery Residential9038
Delivery Business535
Delivery Total9547
Preferred Last Line KeyY22737
Classification Code
CSA NameNorth Port-Bradenton, FL
City State KeyY22737
Land Area12.967000
Water Area1.454000
City Alias Code
City Mixed CasePort Charlotte
City Alias Mixed CasePort Charlotte
Box Count0
State ANSI12
County ANSI015
ZIP Intro
Alias Intro
Facility CodeB
City Delivery IndicatorN
Carrier Route Rate SortationD
Finance Number117815
Unique ZIP Name
SSA State County Code10070
Medicare CBSA Code39460
Medicare CBSA NamePunta Gorda, FL
Medicare CBSA TypeMetro
Market Rating Area ID8
County Mixed CaseCharlotte

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