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Wake County, NC Homeowners Insurance Quotes

We can help you get a free and quick comparison of Wake County, NC home insurance rate quotes to easily review. We like to help you shop up to 12 competitive home insurance rates with a variety of coverage options from a standard policy to a multi-line packaged discount policy that would include your home and auto insurance together. A standard (HO-3) policy for homeowners living in Wake County includes protection against most perils, but does not include coverage for flood or earthquake damage. Don't worry, our home insurance professionals of North Carolina can help you figure out which policy is best for you.

Homeowners living in Wake County, pay on average around $1119 a year or $93.25 per month. Let us help you explore multiple coverage options and provide up to 40% in discounted savings for your new policy. For online quotes, please enter your zip code of the property you would like to insure today or give us a call now at 1-866-918-3404

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Wake County, NC Housing Demographics

With 900,993 residents living within the Wake County area there are over 371,836 homeowners looking for more affordable home insurance rates. Your homeowners policy is written to help protect your home and family. With an estimated 227,117 families living within the local area, it is safe to say that great coverage at an affordable price is most desired amongst every homeowner living in Wake County.

DemographicValues
Total Occupied Households345,645
Family Households (families)227,117
Average Owner Occupied Household Size3
Average Family Size3
Total Housing Units371,836

Wake County, NC Home Insurance Average Premiums

Local Wake, NC homeowners insurance quotes comparison

$901 /yr.

North Carolina's Average Home Insurance Rates Overall

For the state of North Carolina, homeowners insurance premiums have changed based on a variety of different factors related to risk and is currently ranked 32 in the nation for highest premiums in the U.S.

Average RatingAnnual Premium
Minimum Range:$644 /yr.
Current Average Cost:$901 /yr.
Maximum Range:$1193 /yr.

North Carolina Homeowners Insurance News & Information

  • NC Residents Speak Against 42% Rate Increase Requested by Rate Bureau Posted on Tuesday 13th February, 2024

    During a recent public comment session held by the North Carolina Department of Insurance, dozens of North Carolina residents spoke out against an average rate increase of 42% that the North Carolina Rate Bureau is requesting.  The Rate Bureau represents insurance companies in the state and earlier this year requested average rate increases of 42%. […]

  • North Carolina: 2024 Homeowners Insurance Rate Increase Proposed Posted on Friday 19th January, 2024

    Recently, the North Carolina Rate Bureau requested that the N.C. Department of Insurance allow increases to homeowners’ insurance rates by an average of 42.2 percent. If the NCDOI agrees, the proposed rates will go into effect Aug. 1. However, it is also possible that the NCDOI will not agree to the increase and deny the […]

  • North Carolina Joint Underwriters and Wind Pool Map Explained Posted on Thursday 28th December, 2023

    North Carolina is a lovely state to call home. Our state is packed with beautiful cities, museums, restaurants and of course, some of the loveliest beaches in the country. Unfortunately, if you live in one of our amazing coastal southern cities such as Ocean Isle Beach, Holden Beach, Oak Island Beach, Calabash, Bald Head Island, […]

  • 2024 Homeowners Insurance Outlook Receives Negative Rating Posted on Tuesday 21st November, 2023

    The insurance news for 2024 is certainly not great. Experts expect that extreme weather and increasing costs will push up insurance costs and make insurance companies more selective when deciding where they will write policies.  Recently, credit rating agency AM Best downgraded the entire home insurance industry from stable to negative. According to Richard Attanasio, […]

Discounts For Homeowners in Wake County

As a homeowner, you have to understand that insurance companies see homes as a risk. If you can decrease any of the risk factors that will determine your premium, then it's best to follow these important guidelines in order to save money on your North Carolina homeowners insurance.

  • Install A Smoke Alarm in Every Room: It's important you do this for your own safety, so why not install a smoke detector in every room. Show your home insurance company that safety comes first. Once you have them installed, shop for home insurance and mentioned you have taken the right safety precautions to reduce house fires. For homeowners in Wake County, this discount can save you up to 20% on your home insurance premium.
  • Combine Your Home and Auto Insurance Into One Package: Any home insurance provider is going to want your business. It's important you offer this opportunity to combine your home and auto insurance together in one package. You may want to also see if you can open up a life or health insurance account as well. Merging all your insurance into one company will save you money. Homeowners in Wake County that do combine their home and auto can save over $500 with this discount.
  • Install A Home Security System: Your home insurance company should reward you for installing a home security system, sometimes up to 22%. It's important that you take precautions and reduce the risk of someone breaking into your Wake County home. This will be one of the questions that you will want to ask your home insurance agent to see if you qualify for this discount. If you don't, make sure you shop other companies to get the "Home Security Discount"
  • Purchase A Fire Exstinguisher: Although smoke alarms provide warnings, it's best to be prepared. This may or may not provide any stand alone discount, but it shows your serious when it comes to reducing risk.
  • Stop Smoking: It's important to protect your health and your home. If you don't smoke or don't have anyone living with you that smokes then this can save you up to 18% on your home insurance premium.

Wake County Housing & Real Estate Data

Details:Statistics
Total Housing Units371836
Occupied Housing Units345645
Vacant Housing Units26191
Vacant Housing Units for Rent11146
Vacant Housing Units Rented Not Occupied532
Vacant Housing Units For Sale5904
Vacant Housing Units Sold Not Occupied1074
Vacant Housing Units For Seasonal Occasional Use1932
Vacant Housing Units All Other Vacants5603
Housing Units Homeowner Vacancy Rate Percent3
Housing Units Rental Vacancy Rate Percent8
Housing Tenure Occupied Units345645
Housing Tenure Occupied Units Owner Occupied225154
Housing Tenure Occupied Units Owner Occupied Population599727
Housing Tenure Occupied Units Owner Occupied Averge Household Size3
Housing Tenure Occupied Units Renter Occupied120491
Housing Tenure Occupied Units Renter Occupied Population280283
Housing Tenure Occupied Units Renter Occupied Average Household Size2