Which insurance company is right for you? Compare plans, costs, and quotes from Dairyland and American Family.
Dairyland Insurance Company began as a local insurer in Wisconsin over 60 years ago and grew to have a national presence. Today, the insurance company prides itself on maintaining its midwestern roots and what it calls “small-town values.” In 1916, The Hardware Dealers MutualFire Insurance Company of Wisconsin (known today as Sentry) began writing auto insurance policies. Professor Stuart Struck formed the Dairyland Mutual Insurance Company of Wisconsin in 1953 and in 1966 The Hardware Dealers Mutual Fire Insurance Company acquiredDairyland, which sold specialty insurance to drivers who couldn’t otherwise get standard coverage due to poor driving records, little driving experience or no prior insurance. In 1975independent agents joined Dairyland and began selling motorcycle insurance. Two years later, they moved to a new headquarters in Steven Point, Wisconsin. Sentry, Dairyland’s parent company, celebrated100 years of business in 2004. The following year, Sentry acquired Viking Insurance and doubled the size of Dairyland. Sentry has over $13 billion worth of assets and a policyholder surplus of $4.1 billion. In addition to motorcycle insurance, Dairyland is known for selling non-standard SR-22/SR22/SR 22 insurance and insurance for teen drivers at affordable rates.
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.
Below is a list of the average rates that drivers typically pay with Dairyland and American Family. On average, Dairyland charges approximately $240.36 per month while American Family comes in at around $212.28 per month. For Dairyland, the cheapest state average is Oregon at $0.00 per month and the most expensive is Nevada at $415.58 per month. For American Family, the cheapest state average is Ohio at $93.32 per month and the most expensive is Nevada at $359.20 per month.
Drivers will typically get a discount if they insure multiple vehicles. Here is a list of average rates that Dairyland and American Family typically charge for drivers who have more than 1 vehicle.
|Number of Vehicles||Dairyland||American Family|
Drivers who own their home rather than rent can sometimes get a small discount. We found that on average Dairyland charges $226.19 per month and American Family charges $202.21 per month for customers who own their home.
Which car insurance company is better? We've made it easy to compare companies side by side. See how Dairyland and American Family ranked among the industry ratings.
|Financial Strength||Very Good||Excellent|
|JD Power Ranking||N/A||About Average|
|NAIC Complaint Index||0.64|
|NAIC Complaint Ratio||2.68|
What coverage is available through Dairyland and American Family? Both insurance companies offer Auto and Motorcycle insurance. Additional products from American Family insurance also includes Commercial, Condo, Farm, Health, Home, Life, Renters, RV, SR22/FR44, and Umbrella insurance. Considering these two top insurance providers? Check out the list below. To view a full list of products that are available, visit Dairyland and American Family Insurance page.
Dairyland offers a wide range of discounts to its policyholders, including Anti-theft, Defensive Driving, and Homeowners discounts. American Family also offers a few discounts that Dairyland doesn’t include Young Volunteer, Teen Safe Driver, and Smart Home discounts. Start taking advantage of discounts offered by insurance providers like American Family and Dairyland insurance and save yourself some money. You can review the full list of discounts that these two companies offer below.
|Advanced Quote Discount||Away at School Discount|
|Anti-theft Discount||Claims-free Pricing|
|Defensive Driving Discount||Generational Discount|
|Homeowners Discount||Good Student Discount|
|Payment Frequency Discount||Loyalty Discount|
|Transfer Discount||Multi-product Discount|
|Smart Home Discount|
|Teen Safe Driver Discount|
|Young Volunteer Discount|
The Dairyland app is available for iOS and Android. This is where customers can access self-service options here and pay bills.
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.
|Dairyland Mobile App|
|iTunes||3.4||34 user reviews|
|Google Play||3.6||208 user reviews|
|American Family Mobile App|
|iOS||4.8||30K user reviews|
|Android||4.4||3.5K user reviews|
|Dairyland Contact Info|
|Address||1800 North Point Drive, Stevens Point, WI 54481|
|Phone||1 (844) 242-4468|
|American Family Contact Info|
|Address||6000 American Parkway, Madison, WI 53783|
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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