Which insurance provider is right for you? Compare cost, plans, and quotes from American Family and State Auto.
Allied Mutual Automobile Association was formed by Harold Evans in 1929. After years of operating as a standalone brand, Allied Insurance became Nationwide in 1998. Policies, documents, bills and account statements for Allied customers are now featuring the Nationwide name and logo.
In 1921, Robert S. Pein started State Automobile Insurance Company with a borrowed sum of $30,000. Pein wanted to offer an alternative to the high rates other insurers were charging. He also wanted to a better claims settlement process. The company had humble beginnings with a staff of three in a small rented room in downtown Columbus. Pein insisted and his insurance products only be sold through independent agents, a decision that became company policy that is still in effect.
Below is a list of average rates, rankings, products and discounts for the two companies. For full company overviews, you can visit American Family Overview and State Auto Overview.
Below is a list of the average rates that drivers typically pay with American Family and State Auto. On average, American Family charges approximately $183.66 per month while State Auto comes in at around $243.87 per month. For American Family, the cheapest state average is Ohio at $88.93 per month and the most expensive is Nevada at $420.51 per month. For State Auto, the cheapest state average is Pennsylvania at $204.92 per month and the most expensive is Indiana at $277.74 per month.
|State||American Family||State Auto|
Drivers will typically get a discount if they insure multiple vehicles. Here is a list of average rates that American Family and State Auto typically charge for drivers who have more than 1 vehicle.
|Number of Vehicles||American Family||State Auto|
Drivers who own their home rather than rent can sometimes get a small discount. We found that on average American Family charges $187.70 per month and State Auto charges $257.29 per month for customers who own their home.
|Own/Rent||American Family||State Auto|
Which car insurance company is better? We've made it easy to compare companies side by side. See how American Family and State Auto ranked among the industry ratings.
|Comparison||American Family||State Auto|
|JD Power Ranking||About Average|
|NAIC Complaint Index||0.64|
What coverage is available through American Family and State Auto? Both insurance companies offer Auto, Commercial, Condo, Farm, Home, and Umbrella insurance. Additional products from American Family insurance also includes Health, Life, Motorcycle, Renters, and RV insurance. Considering these two top insurance providers? Check out the list below. To view a full list of products that are available, visit American Family and State Auto Insurance page.
|Insurance||American Family||State Auto|
State Auto offers a wide range of discounts to its policyholders, including Anti-theft Device, Driver Training, and Good Student discounts. American Family also offers a few discounts that State Auto doesn’t including Young Volunteer, Teen Safe Driver, and Smart Home discounts. Start taking advantage of discounts offered by insurance providers like State Auto and American Family insurance and save yourself some money. You can review the full list of discounts that these two companies offer below.
|American Family||State Auto|
|Away at School Discount||Accident Prevention Course|
|Claims-free Pricing||Anti-theft Device Discount|
|Generational Discount||Driver Training|
|Good Student Discount||Good Student Discount|
|Loyalty Discount||Multi-policy Discount|
|Multi-product Discount||Paid in Full Discount|
|Smart Home Discount||State Auto Safety 360|
|Teen Safe Driver Discount||State Auto Start-Up|
|Young Volunteer Discount|
The American Family mobile app is available for iOS and Android. Called MyAmFam, the app allows users to manage their insurance policy: Make payments, view coverage and policy details, access digital ID cards, in-app payment reminders, find a repair shop, submit a claim, get roadside assistance and more.
The State Auto telematics app is available for iOS and Android. The State Auto Safety 360 telematics program was designed to keep you safer on the road. You may even earn up to 50% on auto insurance premiums. You may even save 10% for signing up.
|American Family Mobile App|
|iOS||4.8||30K user reviews|
|Android||4.4||3.5K user reviews|
|State Auto Mobile App|
|iOS||1.8||17 user reviews|
|Android||2.3||25 user reviews|
|American Family Contact Info|
|Address||6000 American Parkway, Madison, WI 53783|
|State Auto Contact Info|
|Address||518 East Broad Street, Columbus, OH 43215|
|Phone||1 (833) 724-3577|
The statistics listed on this page are from our own in house reporting. We track and record quotes that carriers have provided based on various criteria. The rates and averages shown on this page should only be used as an estimate.
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