Driving in Utah
Residents of the “Beehive State” enjoy a substantially lower cost of living than most states. Part of what helps is the wide range of options for cheap insurance Utah residents have on hand. For a state with a population of 2.9 million, average annual premiums for car insurance over around $1,200. One statistic that helps is the low rate of uninsured drivers (8%).
A recent Gallup poll rated Utah as the best state to live in, based on a variety of economic, social, and health-related criteria.
Still, vehicle theft rates are on the rise (over 66,000 in 2012) which is taken into account when insurance companies are calculating their rates. Especially for Comprehensive coverage in urban areas with more dense populations.