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Table 38
Average Premium for Personal Auto Insurance, 1996
Rank State Amt.   Rank State Amt.
1 New Jersey $1,259 27 South Carolina $698
2 NEW YORK $1,113 28 Missouri 681
3 Hawaii 1,093 29 New Hampshire 681
4 Rhode Island 1,014 30 Oklahoma 671
5 Connecticut 977 31 Utah 671
6 Louisiana 921 32 Arkansas 664
7 Massachusetts 914 33 Alabama 662
8 Nevada 913 34 Oregon 661
9 California 905 35 Tennessee 638
10 Alaska 904 36 Indiana 637
11 Delaware 874 37 Ohio 610
12 Arizona 869 38 Virginia 609
13 Colorado 855 39 Kansas 606
14 Michigan 835 40 Montana 606
15 Florida 824 41 North Carolina 595
16 Texas 820 42 Wyoming 591
17 Maryland 818 43 Vermont 590
18 New Mexico 812 44 Wisconsin 587
19 West Virginia 784 45 Nebraska 573
20 Pennsylvania 764 46 South Dakota 571
21 Georgia 761 47 Idaho 556
22 Washington 733 48 Maine 538
23 Minnesota 713 49 Iowa 507
24 Mississippi 706 50 North Dakota 506
25 Illinois 704 U.S. average $774
26 Kentucky 698 N.Y.S. % above avg. 43.8%
Source: National Association of Insurance Commissioners
Average passenger premiums in New York rose 17.2% from 1992-96,
nearly double the nationwide average increase of 8.8%.

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