Which insurance company is right for you? Compare discounts, ratings, and quotes from Erie and Country.
Erie Insurance Exchange was founded in 1925 by H.O. Hirt and O.G. Crawford, in the city of Erie, Pennsylvania. H.O. Hirt hoped to create a company based on superior service using the mantra, “The ERIE is Above all in sERvIcE,” with the letters "E-R-I-E" raised in capitals out of the word“service.” It still remains the company tagline today. Three years after being established, the company was doing so well that it expanded its business by opening its first office outside Erie, in Pittsburgh. By 1934, the company created the “Super Standard Auto Policy,” which was used as a model for other insurance companies across the country. The company later expanded its product portfolio into a home, business and in the year 1967, Erie Family Life Insurance Company was formed, offering life insurance to consumers. Erie Indemnity Company was registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission in 1994 and in the following year it was listed on NASDAQ. Today, Erie Insurance Company ranks number 381 on the 2019 FORTUNE500® list and has over 5,000 employees and 12,000 independent agents. Also, the company ranks highest among auto insurers in providing a satisfying purchase experience, with a score of 917 (on a 1,000-point scale).
Country Financial is a group of US insurance and financial services companies available in 19 states in the U.S. Their history began in 1925, when a group of Agricultural Association members from Illinois formed a company, Country Mutual Insurance, selling fire and lightning insurance. In the following four years, new products were included in their portfolios, such as crop hail and farm insurance, auto, and life insurance. By 1953, Country Preferred Insurance Company was incorporated and in 1965 another company, Country Capital Management was formed as a registered broker-dealer, allowing them to offer securities products, mutual funds, variable annuities, variable life insurance, and 529 College Savings Plans. Today, Country Financial serves about one million households and businesses throughout the UnitedStates and offers a range of insurance and financial products, including auto, home, life, health, commercial, farm & ranch, and crop insurance, and retirement planning, education funding, annuities, and planning services.
Below is a list of average rates, rankings, products, and discounts for the two companies. For full company overviews, you can visit Erie Overview and Country Overview.
Below is a list of the average rates that drivers typically pay with Erie and Country. On average, Erie charges approximately $118.65 per month while Country comes in at around $163.20 per month. For Erie, the cheapest state average is Ohio at $73.81 per month and the most expensive is Maryland at $183.40 per month. For Country, the cheapest state average is Illinois at $99.17 per month and the most expensive is Minnesota at $208.67 per month.
Drivers will typically get a discount if they insure multiple vehicles. Here is a list of average rates that Erie and Country typically charge for drivers who have more than 1 vehicle.
|Number of Vehicles||Erie||Country|
Drivers who own their home rather than rent can sometimes get a small discount. We found that on average Erie charges $121.90 per month and Country charges $168.35 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 Erie and Country ranked among the industry ratings.
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What coverage is available through Erie and Country? Both insurance companies offer Auto, Commercial, Condo, Health, Home, Life, Motorcycle, Renters, and RV insurance. Additional products from Country insurance also includes Farm and Pet insurance. Considering these two top insurance providers? Check out the list below. To view a full list of products that are available, visit Erie and Country Insurance page.
Country offers a wide range of discounts to its policyholders, including Anti-theft, College Graduate, and Defensive Driver discounts. In contrast, Erie also offers a few discounts that Country doesn’t including Young Driver Loyalty, Teen Driver, and Student discounts. Start taking advantage of discounts offered by insurance providers like Country and Erie insurance and save yourself some money. You can review the full list of discounts that these two companies offer below.
|Advance Quote Discount||Advance Quote Discount|
|Age 55 Discount||Anti-theft Discount|
|Driver Training Discount||College Graduate Discount|
|Multi-Policy Discount||Defensive Driver Discount|
|Multi-Vehicle Discount||Discounts for Teens|
|New Vehicle Discount||Engaged Couple Discount|
|Paid in Full Discount||Good Driver Discount|
|Prior Bodily Injury Limits (BIL) Discount||Good Student|
|Reduced Usage Discount||Legacy Discount|
|Safe Driver Discount||Multi-car Discount|
|Safety Features Discount||Multi-policy Discount|
|Student Discount||Occupation Discount|
|Teen Driver Discount|
|Young Driver Loyalty Discount|
The Erie Insurance mobile app is available for iOS and Android.
The Country Financial Mobile app is available for android and iPhones and iPods. The app provides a dashboard where you can manage your bill, view the status of your claims, update the contact info, manage your notifications, obtain your policy documents and view your insurance card...
|Erie Mobile App|
|iOS||3.3||18 user reviews|
|Android||3.8||19 user reviews|
|Country Mobile App|
|iOS||4.5||40 user reviews|
|Android||4.1||35 user reviews|
|Erie Contact Info|
|Address||100 Erie Insurance Place, PA 16530|
|Country Contact Info|
|Address||1701 N Towanda Ave, Bloomington, IL 61701-2057|
|Phone||1 (866) 268-6879|
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