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Policy Rates

The following provides sample policy premiums for different amounts of coverage. If you have questions or are ready to purchase flood insurance, contact an agent.

Moderate- to Low-Risk Areas

Many properties in moderate- to low-risk areas, where flood insurance is not required, will qualify for lower-cost Preferred Risk Policy rates.

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Toggle Arrow Residential: Preferred Risk Policy (PRP) Zones B, C, X1,2,3

Building & Contents 4 Contents Only 7
Coverage Annual Premium Coverage Annual Premium
Without Basement or Enclosure6 With Basement or Enclosure5 Contents Above Ground All Other Locations
$20,000/ $8,000 $146 $177 $8,000 $48 $71
$30,000/ $12,000 $184 $215 $12,000 $68 $101
$50,000/ $20,000 $246 $277 $20,000 $106 $145
$75,000/ $30,000 $291 $327 $30,000 $123 $169
$100,000/ $40,000 $324 $360 $40,000 $138 $189
$125,000/ $50,000 $341 $378 $50,000 $153 $210
$150,000/ $60,000 $364 $400 $60,000 $168 $231
$200,000/ $80,000 $400 $442 $80,000 $196 $255
$250,000/ $100,000 $425 $474 $100,000 $226 $280

Rates effective April 1, 2016

These PRP rates are for 1-4 Family Residential. Other residential building and contents coverage combinations are available.

1 Add a $25 Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2014 (HFIAA) surcharge for policies covering primary residences only if the named insured's primary residence is a single-family dwelling, an individual condominium unit, or an apartment in a non-condominium building. Add a $250 HFIAA surcharge for all other policies.
2 Add the $50 Probation Surcharge, if applicable.
3 Premium includes a 15% Reserve Fund Assessment and $25 Federal Policy Fee.
4 Premium includes Increased Cost of Compliance of $5 for residential coverage up to $230,000 and $4 for coverage over $230,000. Deduct this amount if the risk is a condominium unit.
5 Use this section of the table for buildings with crawl spaces or subgraded crawl spaces, including those with an attached garage that have proper openings.
6 Use this section of the table for buildings or subgrade crawl spaces with an attached garage without proper openings.
7 Use the contents-only coverage section of the premium table for individual residential condominium unit contents-only policies.

Note: Properties that have been newly mapped into a high-risk flood area may qualify for an equivalent PRP rate through the Newly Mapped procedure rating option. This premium table does not apply to those properties. Contact your agent for a quote.

Note: To qualify for a replacement cost settlement, a single-family dwelling must be the insured's principal residence and be insured to the maximum amount of insurance available under the program or no less than 80% of the replacement cost at the time of loss.

Note: Contents located entirely in a basement are not eligible for contents-only coverage.

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High-Risk Areas

Rates in high-risk areas (Zones A and V) are calculated based on a variety of factors, including elevation and building construction. You can purchase policies for contents only, building only, or both contents and building coverage. Talk to a licensed insurance agent to determine the premium for your specific property.

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See What a Flood Could Cost You

When considering the cost of a flood insurance policy, consider what not having a policy might cost you.

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What's My Flood Risk?

Visit FEMA's Flood Map Service Center to locate your flood map to help determine your flood risk.

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