AVERAGE PREMIUMS FOR HOMEOWNERS AND RENTERS INSURANCE, UNITED STATES, 2002-2010
Year Homeowners (1) Percent change Renters (2) Percent change
2002 $593 10.6% $186 4.5%
2003 668 12.6 192 3.2
2004 729 9.1 195 1.6
2005 764 4.8 193 -1.0
2006 804 5.2 189 -2.1
2007 822 2.2 182 -3.7
2008 830 1.0 182 (3)
2009 880 6.0 184 1.1
2010 909 3.3 185 0.5

(1) Based on the HO-3 homeowner package policy for owner-occupied dwellings, 1 to 4 family units. Provides “all risks” coverage (except those specifically excluded in the policy) on buildings and broad named-peril coverage on personal property, and is the most common package written.
(2) Based on the HO-4 renters insurance policy for tenants. Includes broad named-peril coverage for the personal property of tenants.
(3) Less than 0.1 percent.

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