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Jim Wells County, TX Homeowners Insurance Quotes

Getting afforable home insurance coverage in Jim Wells County can sometimes be difficult with so many options available from local captive agents like State Farm and Allstate to the online comparison marketplace. It is important to know that getting the right coverage means doing the necessary research or speaking with a Texas home insurance professional that can help you find the coverage you need. Shopping online with GetHomeInsuranceQuotes.com allows you to get top quality service from the best insurance carriers available locally. It's important for you to know the coverage options available for your home in Jim Wells County, that's why our experience staff of over 20+ years can help answer any questions that you may have about your current policy. Shopping online for Jim Wells County home insurance rates is free and easy to use.

Texas home insurance rates are on the rise and seem to increase year over year. It's not very often that we witness a decrease in home insurance rates when we compare annual premiums in all 50 states. Currently, Jim Wells County is ranked higher in the nation with an average annual premium of $2000 per year. When comparing home insurance cost and coverage options, it's important to understand that the base premium for basic HO-3 policy may look great in terms of affordability, but maybe lacking the protectiong you need when you need a home insurance provider. Take advantage of our enhanced coverage options and let us help you easily shop better rates today!

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Jim Wells County, TX Housing Demographics

With 40,838 residents living within the Jim Wells County area there are over 16,147 homeowners looking for more affordable home insurance rates. Your homeowners policy is written to help protect your home and family. With an estimated 10,482 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 Jim Wells County.

DemographicValues
Total Occupied Households13,961
Family Households (families)10,482
Average Owner Occupied Household Size3
Average Family Size3
Total Housing Units16,147

Jim Wells County, TX Coastal Wind, Hail & Flood Information

For all homeowners living in Jim Wells County (FIPS: 48249), it's important to understand that this county is in a coastal area and has great risk of damage due to hurricanes, windstorms, hail and flooding. The wind and hail insurance program provided through the state of Texas is the states opportunity to help provide additional wind/hail coverage when insurance companies exclude it from homeowners and other policies sold to coastal residents. You can buy wind and hail insurance coverage through us and we will shop multiple companies to package the best coverage option for you. If you are shopping for quotes in Jim Wells County, TX, it's important that you look into hurricane and windstorm insurance options.

Jim Wells County, TX Home Insurance Average Premiums

Local Jim Wells, TX homeowners insurance quotes comparison

$1,700 /yr.

Texas's Average Home Insurance Rates Overall

For the state of Texas, homeowners insurance premiums have changed based on a variety of different factors related to risk and is currently ranked 4 in the nation for highest premiums in the U.S.

Average RatingAnnual Premium
Minimum Range:$1362 /yr.
Current Average Cost:$1,700 /yr.
Maximum Range:$2000 /yr.

Jim Wells County, TX Coastal Wind, Hail & Flood Information

Jim Wells is a coastal county which greatly increases the risk of hurricanes and windstorms. Our quoting process will include wind and hail coverage options to give you the best protection you need against high winds and storm damage.

Coastal Jim Wells County Texas Information: What does a Texas Wind and Hail Policy Cover? or Coastal Texas Home Insurance Rates

Texas Homeowners Insurance News & Information

  • 2024 Average Homeowners Insurance Rate at $2,777 per year  Posted on Tuesday 20th February, 2024

    A recent report by Insurance.com, found that the average homeowners insurance rate in the U.S. came in at $2,777 per year which breaks down to $231 a month. The average was based on coverage levels of $300,000 in dwelling and liability and a $1,000 deductible. When Insurance.com ran the numbers, Oklahoma was the most expensive […]

  • 9% Predicted Jump in Home Insurance Rates in 2023  Posted on Tuesday 25th April, 2023

    According to a new report by online marketplace Insurify, average homeowner insurance premiums are headed up again in 2023. The report predicts that the average cost of homeowners insurance could jump up 9% which translates into about $150 increase for most homeowners. The pain will not be distributed equally, homeowners in some states will see […]

  • Get Cheaper Home Insurance by Using These Great Saving Tips Posted on Friday 19th August, 2022

    Homeowner insurance rates are headed up in many states this year. Colorado’s new average rate is around $3,400, Oklahoma is now $3,300, Tennesse has also moved up on the list to an average home insurance rate of $3,000 per year. Kansas and Texas are both around $2,500 for the year. While your premium may be […]

  • Top 3 Reasons Homeowners Can Expect a 3% to 30% Rate Increase Posted on Monday 18th April, 2022

    Interest rate hike due to inflation percentage rising up, FED, federal reserve or central bank monetary policy, economics or loan concept, businessman archery percentage arrow high up into the sky. There is a good chance that your homeowners insurance premium will be headed up this year. According to a recent S&P Global Market Intelligence report,  homeowners […]

  • Wind & Hail Home Insurance Coverage Guide Posted on Monday 13th September, 2021

    Home in Panama City, Florida suffers from wind and hail damage in 2018. This damaged house is from hurricane Michael. Hailstorms can do a tremendous amount of damage to your house and roof in very short amount of time and if you are not properly insured you could end up having to cover the cost […]

  • Am I underinsured for hurricane damage? Posted on Thursday 26th August, 2021

    Tropical Storm Henri hit the Northeast pretty hard over the last week and for many homeowners the pain caused by the storm could just be getting started. Unfortunately, many homeowners may be underinsured or not have the right coverage in place when it comes to tropical storm and hurricane damage. A recent study by Policygenius […]

  • FEMA’s new rating system is called “Risk Rating 2.0,” effective October 1st, 2021 Posted on Wednesday 28th April, 2021

    A recent report by ValuePenguin looked at the new risk ratings that the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) will be using when determining premiums for flood insurance in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). The report found that millions of homeowners could see noticeable increases in flood insurance costs. FEMA’s new rating system is called […]

Discounts For Homeowners in Jim Wells 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 Texas 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 Jim Wells 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 Jim Wells 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 Jim Wells 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.

Jim Wells County Housing & Real Estate Data

Details:Statistics
Total Housing Units16147
Occupied Housing Units13961
Vacant Housing Units2186
Vacant Housing Units for Rent280
Vacant Housing Units Rented Not Occupied35
Vacant Housing Units For Sale132
Vacant Housing Units Sold Not Occupied74
Vacant Housing Units For Seasonal Occasional Use428
Vacant Housing Units All Other Vacants1237
Housing Units Homeowner Vacancy Rate Percent1
Housing Units Rental Vacancy Rate Percent7
Housing Tenure Occupied Units13961
Housing Tenure Occupied Units Owner Occupied10171
Housing Tenure Occupied Units Owner Occupied Population29813
Housing Tenure Occupied Units Owner Occupied Averge Household Size3
Housing Tenure Occupied Units Renter Occupied3790
Housing Tenure Occupied Units Renter Occupied Population10668
Housing Tenure Occupied Units Renter Occupied Average Household Size3