Insured Homes By State

HOMES BY STATE

A 2015 Insurance Information Institute poll conducted by ORC International found that 95 percent of homeowners had homeowners insurance but only 40 percent of renters had renters insurance.

 

PERCENT OF OCCUPIED HOUSING UNITS THAT ARE OWNER OCCUPIED, 2014

 

State Percent Rank (1) State Percent Rank (1)
Alabama 67.7% 15 Montana 66.4% 22
Alaska 62.5 39 Nebraska 65.9 26
Arizona 61.1 44 Nevada 53.6 49
Arkansas 65.8 28 New Hampshire 70.2 6
California 53.7 48 New Jersey 63.3 38
Colorado 63.9 36 New Mexico 66.9 17
Connecticut 66.4 22 New York 53.0 50
Delaware 70.3 5 North Carolina 64.2 34
D.C. 40.6 51 North Dakota 63.8 37
Florida 64.1 35 Ohio 65.3 30
Georgia 62.2 40 Oklahoma 65.1 32
Hawaii 56.7 47 Oregon 60.7 45
Idaho 68.0 13 Pennsylvania 68.8 10
Illinois 65.5 29 Rhode Island 58.8 46
Indiana 68.6 11 South Carolina 68.0 13
Iowa 70.9 4 South Dakota 68.2 12
Kansas 66.6 20 Tennessee 66.1 24
Kentucky 66.1 24 Texas 61.2 43
Louisiana 64.4 33 Utah 69.2 9
Maine 71.3 3 Vermont 70.0 8
Maryland 65.9 26 Virginia 65.3 30
Massachusetts 61.6 42 Washington 61.7 41
Michigan 70.2 6 West Virginia 72.2 1
Minnesota 71.7 2 Wisconsin 66.6 20
Mississippi 67.7 15 Wyoming 66.9 17
Missouri 66.9 17 United States 63.1%  

(1) States with the same percentages receive the same rank.

Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Census Bureau; American Community Survey.

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