Top 10 car insurance companies in the U.S.

Nick DiUlio

Here are the top 10 auto insurance companies in the U.S., based on the amount of premium money they collected in 2011 for coverage of private passenger vehicles.

1. State Farm

Premiums: $31,488,620,037

Market share: 18.62 percent

2. Allstate

Premiums: $17,451,278,899

Market share: 10.32 percent

3. Berkshire Hathaway (GEICO)

Premiums: $15,346,176,564

Market share: 9.07 percent

4. Progressive

Premiums: $13,423,204,913

Market share: 7.94 percent

5. Zurich Financial Services (Farmers Insurance)

Premiums: $9,972,073,872

Market share: 5.9 percent

6. USAA

Premiums: $7,778,763,692

Market share: 4.6 percent

7. Liberty Mutual

Premiums: $7,684,231,087

Market share: 4.54 percent

8. Nationwide

Premiums: $6,855,293,147

Market share: 4.05 percent

9. Travelers

Premiums: $3,526,738,412

Market share: 2.08 percent

10. American Family Insurance

Premiums: $3,042,992,183

Market share: 1.80 percent

Source: National Association of Insurance Commissioners

 

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