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Olivia Oksenhorn

By: Olivia Oksenhorn

Edited by Tanveen Vohra | Reviewed by Licensed Insurance Agent, Amber Benka

Updated August 31, 2022

Known for winning one of most historical hide-and-seek games in the world, Allentown is the city that kept the Liberty Bell from being melted down into a cannon by the British. Nice play! But no one should play around with having vs. not having car insurance. It’s the law in Pennsylvania.

When it comes to making your insurance policy more affordable, another game-winning move you should consider is to keep your eyes out for policy offers that better suit your pocketbook.

Car Insurance in Allentown, PA

The average cost of Pennsylvania car insurance will vary from city to city and between insurance companies. Insurify analyzed the latest insurance rates in Allentown, PA to find you the cheapest quotes in the area.

Quick Facts

  • The average cost of car insurance in Allentown is $162 per month, or $1944 annually.

  • Car insurance in Allentown is $12 more than the average cost of car insurance in Pennsylvania.

  • The cheapest car insurance provider in Allentown on average is Travelers, but you should always compare quotes to find your best personal rate.

Quotes by Top Companies

State Farm
$94
Progressive
$96
Travelers
$150
GEICO
$159
American Family
$176

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Cheapest Car Insurance in Allentown, PA

The cost of car insurance can vary depending on the insurance provider. That’s because every insurance provider values information like your driving history and your credit score a little bit differently. Although the following car insurance companies offer the cheapest auto insurance premiums on average, it’s always important to compare quotes. Use Insurify to find your best rate today!

Insurance Provider in AllentownQuotes The car insurance quotes, statistics, and data visualizations on this page are derived from Insurify’s proprietary database of over 4 million car insurance applications from ZIP codes across the United States. Insurify’s data science team performs a comprehensive analysis of the various factors car insurance providers take into account while setting rates to provide readers insight into how car insurance quotes are priced.
State Farm$94 /mo
Progressive$96 /mo
Travelers$150 /mo
GEICO$159 /mo
American Family$176 /mo

Best Car Insurance in Allentown, PA

The Insurify Composite Score is calculated by analyzing multiple factors that indicate the quality, reliability, and health of an insurance company. Inputs to the score include financial strength ratings from A.M. Best, Standard & Poor’s, Moody’s, and Fitch; J.D. Power ratings, Consumer Reports customer satisfaction surveys, mobile app reviews, and user-generated company reviews. The following are the top rated companies that offer car insurance in Allentown. For the complete list, see Insurify's best car insurance companies .

Best CompaniesScoreQuotes The car insurance quotes, statistics, and data visualizations on this page are derived from Insurify’s proprietary database of over 4 million car insurance applications from ZIP codes across the United States. Insurify’s data science team performs a comprehensive analysis of the various factors car insurance providers take into account while setting rates to provide readers insight into how car insurance quotes are priced.
American Family89$195 /mo
Safeco86$142 /mo
Liberty Mutual82$179 /mo
Travelers80$106 /mo

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Average Car Insurance Cost

Pennsylvania Cities
Philadelphia$246/mo
Pittsburgh$144/mo
Erie$137/mo
Reading$159/mo
Allentown$153/mo
Pennsylvania$168/mo
Erie
$137
Pittsburgh
$144
Allentown
$153
Reading
$159
Average for PA
$168
Philadelphia
$246

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Minimum Car Insurance Requirements in Pennsylvania

All motor vehicles operated or parked on Pennsylvania roadways are required to be insured. Proof of insurance must be carried in your car at all times and must be available when:

  • Requested by law enforcement

  • Renewing vehicle registration

  • The vehicle is involved in a car accident

The minimum liability insurance requirements for private passenger vehicles in Pennsylvania[1] are:

  • $15,000 per person for bodily injury

  • $30,000 per accident for bodily injury

As a major part of your liability insurance, bodily injury coverage covers medical bills for people other than the policyholder who are injured during an accident. Pennsylvania is a no-fault state, meaning both parties’ insurance providers will pay for expenses, regardless of which party caused the accident.

  • $5,000 per accident for property damage

If it’s determined that an insured driver is at fault for an accident, this coverage pays for repairs to the property of the other involved parties. Additionally, property damage coverage can cover legal costs if the insured driver is involved in a lawsuit following the accident.

  • $5,000 per accident for Medical Benefits

Medical Benefits, similar to PIP coverage, will cover the policyholder for medical payments they incur in the event of an accident. Depending on your plan, you may also receive non-medical benefits, compensating you for lost wages, household expenses, and even funeral costs.

Allentown Car Insurance Rates by Driver Age

Getting older has its perks in Allentown, at least when it comes to the car insurance rates you’ll pay. Young drivers here are hit the hardest, with prices that average around $316 due to their inexperience on the road. Once residents reach age 30, their rates are nearly cut in half to about $158. Drivers will notice their rates get lower and lower with each passing decade, and if you’re still behind the wheel at 80, you can expect to pay a mere $116 on average.

Driver's AgeAvg. Monthly Cost The car insurance quotes, statistics, and data visualizations on this page are derived from Insurify’s proprietary database of over 4 million car insurance applications from ZIP codes across the United States. Insurify’s data science team performs a comprehensive analysis of the various factors car insurance providers take into account while setting rates to provide readers insight into how car insurance quotes are priced.
teens$317
20s$203
30s$159
40s$176
50s$123
60s$154
70s$129
80s$117

Allentown Car Insurance Rates by Driving and Accident History

It can be stressful to get in an accident or receive a moving violation, but if you live in Allentown, your car insurance rates changing should be the least of your worries. Those with a clean driving record tend to pay around $182 and find that rates only jump up a bit after speeding, an at-fault accident, or failing to stop at a stop sign. Prices tend to average $226, $237, and $223, respectively, making only a minor change to your insurance budget.

Driving HistoryAvg. Monthly Cost The car insurance quotes, statistics, and data visualizations on this page are derived from Insurify’s proprietary database of over 4 million car insurance applications from ZIP codes across the United States. Insurify’s data science team performs a comprehensive analysis of the various factors car insurance providers take into account while setting rates to provide readers insight into how car insurance quotes are priced.
No Violation$183
Speeding Ticket$227
At-Fault Accident$238
Failure to Stop for Red Light / Stop Sign$224

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Allentown Car Insurance Rates by Credit Tier

While there are actually four credit tiers, drivers in Allentown tend to pay one of two prices for car insurance rates. Motorists who have poor or average credit can expect their premium to be right around $198 or $194, respectively. Once you reach the good tier, prices drop to $178. Those with excellent credit are charged $172 for their car insurance. Most drivers in Allentown fall into the average category and more than double those with excellent credit.

Credit TierAvg. Monthly Cost The car insurance quotes, statistics, and data visualizations on this page are derived from Insurify’s proprietary database of over 4 million car insurance applications from ZIP codes across the United States. Insurify’s data science team performs a comprehensive analysis of the various factors car insurance providers take into account while setting rates to provide readers insight into how car insurance quotes are priced.
Excellent$173
Good$179
Average$195
Poor$199

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Find local Allentown agents

  • Arbor Insurance Group Inc

    3435 Winchester Rd Ste 305,
    Allentown, PA 18104
  • K D Smith Insurance Inc

    729 E Susquehanna St,
    Allentown, PA 18103-3500
  • Pennsylvania Insurance Alliance

    1605 N Cedar Crest Blvd Ste 410,
    Allentown, PA 18104
  • A Agency Insurance Inc

    1642 Union Blvd Ste L,
    Allentown, PA 18109
  • Block Insurance Agency, Inc.

    2333 W Highland St,
    Allentown, PA 18104
  • McGriff Insurance Services

    645 Hamilton Street,
    Allentown, PA 18101
  • Brosky Insurance Agency Inc

    1540 E Race St,
    Allentown, PA 18109-9587
  • Heritage Insurance Group

    4101 Tilghman St,
    Allentown, PA 18104-4427
  • Myers and Benner Corp

    2895 Hamilton Blvd \#201,
    Allentown, PA 18104-6172
  • Home Furnishings Insurance Group Llc

    2015 W Hamilton St Ste 205,
    Allentown, PA 18104
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Allentown, PA DMV Information

In Pennsylvania, the DMV is also referred to as PennDot (Pennsylvania Department of Transportation) and Driver Services. The website gives notice of any operational changes, so you should definitely keep up with that, but sites to serve your vehicle needs are open from 9 to 5, with varying morning and weekend hours. You can always find your nearest open location at dmv.pa.gov or browse online services to get your DMV business done without the wait.

Public Transportation in Allentown, PA

As the song goes, it’s hard to keep a good man down in Allentown—or stuck in one place with all the various transportation options available. The best way to get around the immediate area of Allentown is by taxi, while the Lehigh and Northampton Transportation Authority operates a network of public bus routes throughout the city. A few small bikesharing programs are scattered throughout the city as well. Prefer four wheels to two? You can also arrange a Lyft or Uber.

How to get the best and cheapest car insurance in Allentown, PA

Nothing is hidden anymore in Allentown—from catching a baseball game at Coca-Cola Park to feeding your brain at the Da Vinci Science Center, it’s all out in the open for everyone to enjoy.

Games are fun when you’re a kid, but playing games with insurance when you’re a grown-up? Not going to happen. If you want the cheapest quotes from both small and large insurance carriers without the run-around, going online and using Insurify is most definitely your best insurance move to date.

FAQs - Allentown, PA Car Insurance

  • For a first offense, no. But the consequences are stiff and can include a misdemeanor on your record, up to six months’ probation, a $300 fine, and alcohol highway safety school. In Pennsylvania, if you are convicted of driving under the influence a second time, your driver’s license will be suspended for 12 months.

  • Sometimes, people have just too many marks on their driving records to catch a break and have a very hard time getting insurance. Pennsylvania has created a mechanism to make sure that even high-risk drivers can get coverage. It’s called the Pennsylvania Assigned Risk Plan (PA ARP). All insurance companies in the state are required to participate. It’s not going to be a cheap plan, but if you are eligible for this, at least you will have coverage. And you can go back to comparison shopping for insurance on the regular market when you’ve built a better driving record. You can reach the plan’s customer service office by calling 1 (401) 946-2800, or toll-free at 1 (800) 477-6146.

  • As a general rule, you should always carry the insurance card the insurance company sends you when they issue you a policy. Often, this can be printed at home and really is the easiest form of insurance proof to have on you. The following pieces of information can also be used as proof of insurance in Pennsylvania: a copy of the declaration page of an insurance policy, a copy of an application for insurance to the Pennsylvania Assigned Risk Plan signed by a licensed insurance agent or broker, a copy of a certificate of self-insurance issued by PennDOT, a copy of a valid binder of insurance issued by an insurance company licensed to sell motor vehicle liability insurance in Pennsylvania, and a copy of a letter from the insurance carrier that verifies the proof of financial responsibility of the insured on official company letterhead signed by an insurance agent or another authorized representative of the insurance company. Carrying the card is much, much easier.

Insurify Insights

How Allentown Drivers Measure Up

While most drivers know that car insurance quotes are determined in part by your personal driving history, many may be unaware that rates are also impacted by the average risk of the drivers around you as well. Check out Insurify's latest analysis of driving records in Allentown, Pennsylvania below:

Methodology

Drawing from an internal database of over 4 million car insurance applications, the research team at Insurify analyzes patterns in car ownership and driver behavior - including how Allentown drivers measure up to their fellow motorists across Pennsylvania in areas including speeding, DUIs, and more.
Insurify Insights publishes data-driven articles, trend analyses, and national rankings each week on all factors related to cars and those who drive them.

honda

Honda Accord

Most Popular Car in Allentown

#62

City with the Most Speeding Tickets Rank in Pennsylvania

#55

City with the Most Moving Violations Rank in Pennsylvania

#39

City with the Most DUIs Rank in Pennsylvania

#35

City with the Most Suspended Licenses in Pennsylvania

  • While car accidents are a sadly unavoidable feature of time spent on the road, rates of accidents do vary from city to city and from state to state. Allentown drivers rank 52 in the number of car accidents per driver across all cities in Pennsylvania.

    • Rank within state: #52
    • Percent of drivers in Allentown with an accident: 9.1%
  • While driving while intoxicated is never acceptable, it’s a more common offense than many assume. Allentown drivers rank 39 in the number of DUI’s per driver across all cities in Pennsylvania.

    • Rank within state: #39
    • Percent of drivers in Allentown with a DUI: 1.6%
  • Reckless driving refers to a specific traffic violation: when drivers willfully act dangerously in spite of the risks they’re imposing on both themselves and others. Among all cities in Pennsylvania, Allentown drivers rank 45 in the number of reckless driving offenses per driver.

    • Rank within state: #45
    • Percent of drivers in Allentown with a reckless driving offense: 1.3%
  • The Insurify team classifies rude drivers as those who commit the following driving offenses: failure to yield or failure to stop, improper backing, passing where prohibited, tailgating, street racing, or hit-and-runs. Among all cities in Pennsylvania, Allentown drivers rank 45 in rude driving infractions.

    • Rank within state: #45
    • Percent of drivers in Allentown with a reckless driving violation: 1.5%
  • Exceeding the speed limit can endanger others and leave a permanent stain on your driving record. When compared to other cities in Pennsylvania, Allentown drivers rank 62 in the number of speeding infractions per driver.

    • Rank within state: #62
    • Percent of drivers in Allentown with a speeding ticket: 5.9%
  • Having a squeaky-clean driving record is an accomplishment to be proud of. Some cities have safer drivers than others; Allentown drivers rank 37 in clean driving records across all cities in Pennsylvania.

    • Rank within state: #37
    • Percent of drivers in Allentown with clean record: 79.3%
  • As auto manufacturers increasingly turn towards producing greener car models, more and more motorists are embracing hybrids and EV’s. Allentown drivers rank 35 in hybrid and electric vehicle ownership across all cities in Pennsylvania.

    • Rank within state: #35
    • Percent of drivers in Allentown with a hybrid/electric vehicle: 0.73%
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Olivia Oksenhorn is an insurance writer at Insurify. With a special focus in auto insurance and personal finance, Olivia works to help policyholders make informed decisions about their insurance. She received a bachelor's degree from the University of Colorado. Before starting at Insurify, she worked as a writer and in newsrooms and nonprofits across Colorado, including Aspen Public Radio and the Aspen Sojourner. You can connect with Olivia on LinkedIn.

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Sources

  1. Pennsylvania Department of Motor Vehicles. "State Minimum Car Insurance Requirements." Accessed May 28, 2022