Compare the Cheapest Car Insurance Quotes in Omaha, NE

In Omaha, the average annual cost of car insurance is $999, which is $76 higher than the state average. The cheapest widely available insurer is GEICO, at an average cost of $777 per year. MoneyGeek rated the cheapest insurers across various coverage levels and driver profiles to ensure that you find a rate that suits your needs for quality service and affordable coverage.

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Last Updated: 5/16/2022
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In Omaha, GEICO offers the cheapest full coverage car insurance on average, while Farmers Mutual of Nebraska offers the cheapest minimum coverage. However, rates can vary by driver profile and coverage level. GEICO also offers the lowest rates in Omaha on average for drivers with tickets. According to MoneyGeek, Auto-Owners is the best company that balances affordability with quality service.

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The Cheapest Car Insurance Companies in Omaha

If you want to purchase a full coverage policy in Omaha, the cheapest providers are, on average:

  • GEICO: $777 per year
  • Farmers Mutual of Nebraska: $785 per year

Military families are eligible to buy insurance from USAA, which has an average cost of $686 per year.

MetLife is the most expensive company on average, offering policies in Omaha with an annual rate of $1658. Full coverage includes comprehensive and collision insurance. However, since these are estimates, your rates could go up or down depending on your coverage limits and driving record.

Cheapest Car Insurance in Omaha
Full Coverage 100/300/100
  • Company
    100/300/100per year
  • 1.
    USAA
    $686
  • 2.
    GEICO
    $777
  • 3.
    Farmers Mutual of Nebraska
    $785
  • 4.
    State Farm
    $838
  • 5.
    Allied
    $869
  • 6.
    American Family
    $909
  • 7.
    AAA
    $944
  • 8.
    Farm Bureau Mutual (IA Group)
    $954
  • 9.
    Allstate
    $1,005
  • 10.
    Progressive
    $1,099
  • 11.
    Farmers
    $1,155
  • 12.
    MetLife
    $1,658

As stated in MoneyGeek’s methodology, these averages are based on a 40-year old safe driver getting a full coverage auto insurance policy in Omaha.

Full coverage car insurance is a bit more expensive than the state minimum since it has more coverage aside from the state-mandated liability insurance, including:

  • Collision Insurance: A collision, either with a stationary object or another vehicle, will be covered with this type of coverage.
  • Comprehensive Insurance: Non-collision damages, including theft, vandalism and natural disasters, are included under this coverage.

If you have an older car, the state minimum coverage is recommended as you’ll be paying the minimum for basic coverage. It doesn’t make sense to get a full coverage policy which can be more expensive than your car’s value.

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Cheapest Car Insurance in Omaha for Minimum Coverage

If you want to get the cheapest insurance option in Omaha, you may want to consider getting minimum insurance coverage.

On average, the Omaha insurance providers with the cheapest available rates for minimum coverage are:

  • Farmers Mutual of Nebraska: $319 per year
  • GEICO: $338 per year

USAA has an even cheaper rate than the two companies, with an average cost of $312 per year. However, only military families are eligible to buy these policies.

MetLife offers the most expensive rates, with an annual premium of $959 on average. Minimum coverage is the cheapest coverage option, but it comes with risk since the coverage is limited. You can increase the limits of the liability coverage, though it will have added costs.

Cheapest Minimum Liability Car Insurance in Omaha
State Minimum

A state minimum coverage policy is the cheapest option you can buy in Omaha. While you can save on your premiums, a state minimum policy offers the least protection and only covers up to a certain amount. For example, if you are in an accident where you are at fault and there is $35,000 in damage but your limit is $25,000, you’ll pay the remaining $10,000 out of your own pocket.

Nebraska Minimum Liability Requirements

  • Item
    Description
  • Bodily Injury and Property Damage
    $25,000 per person, $50,000 per accident and $25,000 for property damage. A more protective level is 100/300/100.
  • Uninsured Motorist
    $25,000 per person and $50,000 per incident. The minimum coverage may not be enough if you're in a serious accident.

Cheapest Car Insurance in Omaha if You Have Driving Violations

Generally, driving violations can increase your rates significantly. If you have a bad driving record, one way to save on premiums is to look for companies that have the cheapest rates for drivers with your profile.

On average, here are the cheapest insurers for various driving violations:

  • Cheapest after a ticket: GEICO, $777 per year
  • Cheapest after an at-fault accident: Farmers Mutual of Nebraska, $956 per year
  • Cheapest after a DUI: State Farm, $913 per year

Driving records can be improved over time, helping to lower your rates. However, if you have a recent violation on your record, it is best to look for companies that offer the best rates even after an accident.

Cheapest Car Insurance in Omaha With a Violation
Speeding Ticket

Average Cost of Car Insurance in Omaha

Omaha$999
Nebraska$923
U.S.$1,424

Omaha has an average annual auto insurance rate of $999, which is slightly higher than the state annual premium of $923. However, the average car insurance rate in Omaha is 29.8% less than the national average annual premium of $1,424.

Personalized Quotes to Get You the Cheapest Car Insurance in Omaha

Car insurance companies in Omaha determine annual premiums based on the risks associated with drivers. To do this, they have to evaluate a variety of specific factors like the driver's age, ZIP code, driving history, credit score, gender, marital status and coverage level, among others. Generally, senior citizens in Omaha get the cheapest rates. For example, a 70-year-old male can get a policy for a $742 annual premium with Farmers Mutual of Nebraska, while they will offer a similar policy to an 18-year-old male for $1,907.

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The Best Car Insurance Companies in Omaha

MoneyGeek calculated individual scores for each insurance provider based on several factors, including J.D. Power’s affordability, customer satisfaction and financial stability scores.

If you want to purchase affordable car insurance coverage that’s merged with top-quality service, you can use MoneyGeek’s scoring system that ranks the best carriers.

According to our research, the best providers in the city for most drivers are:

  • Auto-Owners: MoneyGeek score of 98 out of 100
  • GEICO: MoneyGeek score of 93 out of 100

USAA received the highest score in Omaha by MoneyGeek's rating system. However, because USAA is only available to military members, veterans and their families, it is not listed as best overall.


1
USAA
Score:100

5/5

Affordability

5/5

Claims Ratings

5/5

User Satisfaction

A++

Financial Stability

2
Auto-Owners Insurance Co
Score:97.5

5/5

Affordability

4/5

Claims Ratings

5/5

User Satisfaction

A++

Financial Stability

3
GEICO
Score:92.5

5/5

Affordability

3/5

Claims Ratings

4/5

User Satisfaction

A++

Financial Stability

4
Allstate
Score:85

3/5

Affordability

3/5

Claims Ratings

4/5

User Satisfaction

A+

Financial Stability

5
Travelers
Score:85

3/5

Affordability

3/5

Claims Ratings

3/5

User Satisfaction

A++

Financial Stability

6
Progressive
Score:85

4/5

Affordability

3/5

Claims Ratings

3/5

User Satisfaction

A+

Financial Stability

7
Auto Club of Southern California Insurance Group
Score:82.5

4/5

Affordability

3/5

Claims Ratings

3/5

User Satisfaction

A

Financial Stability

8
State Farm
Score:80

3/5

Affordability

3/5

Claims Ratings

3/5

User Satisfaction

A

Financial Stability

9
American Family
Score:77.5

2/5

Affordability

2/5

Claims Ratings

3/5

User Satisfaction

A+

Financial Stability

10
Safeco
Score:77.5

2/5

Affordability

4/5

Claims Ratings

2/5

User Satisfaction

A

Financial Stability

11
Liberty Mutual
Score:77.5

2/5

Affordability

4/5

Claims Ratings

2/5

User Satisfaction

A

Financial Stability

12
Farm Bureau Ins of MI
Score:75

2/5

Affordability

2/5

Claims Ratings

3/5

User Satisfaction

A

Financial Stability

13
Farmers
Score:75

2/5

Affordability

3/5

Claims Ratings

2/5

User Satisfaction

A

Financial Stability

14
Nationwide
Score:75

2/5

Affordability

2/5

Claims Ratings

2/5

User Satisfaction

A+

Financial Stability

Average Cost of Car Insurance by Postal Code

Your ZIP code in Omaha, Nebraska can also affect auto insurance costs. The average car insurance rate in Omaha, based on ZIP code, ranges from $898 and $1,098. The most affordable neighborhood is 68164, while drivers living in 68104 pay the highest premiums. The factors that affect these rates vary, but may include factors like the region's accident rate, theft rate and the number of drivers on the road.

  • Zip Code
    State Minimumper year
  • 68164
    $898
  • 68134
    $965
  • 68107
    $1,036
  • 68104
    $1,098

Factors That Impact Insurance Costs in Omaha

In addition to individual driver needs and history, location-specific factors like the percentage of uninsured motorists and the rate of fatal accidents also contribute to car insurance rates in Omaha. How Omaha ranks compared to the 300 most populous cities in the United States can have a significant impact on premium costs.

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Most Accidents With Fatalities152nd/300
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Most Car Thefts200th/300
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Most Uninsured Motorists by State46th/50
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Personal Injury Protection RequiredNo
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Most Annual Rainfall179th/300
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Most Rainy Days156th/300

Methodology and Assumptions

MoneyGeek’s average premium rates for Omaha are based on 100/300/100 comprehensive collision coverage with a $1,000 deductible for a 40-year-old male driver. The average driver profiled drives a 2010 Toyota Camry LE and has no tickets or accidents on their record. Additional premiums are added based on coverage type, location and driving record. Learn more about MoneyGeek’s data and methodology here.

About the Author


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Mark Fitzpatrick is a senior content manager with MoneyGeek specializing in insurance. Mark has years of experience analyzing the insurance market and creating original research and content. He graduated from Boston College with a Bachelor of Arts and Johns Hopkins University with a Master of Arts.


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