Iowa Insurance Claims & Adjusters Stats

2021 Iowa Insurance Adjuster Employment
Adjusters* Per Office Independent Ratio Management Ratio
13,256 9 1:4.1 1:7.4
SOURCES: The Claims Pages Adjuster Services Department      * In-State & Out-of-State Adjusters
2021 Iowa Insurance Company Breakdown
Largest Adjuster Concentration Largest Number of Adjusters
Des Moines - 455 Nationwide Insurance
SOURCES: The Claims Pages Adjuster Services Department
2013 Iowa Incurred Losses
Type of Loss Total Incurred Losses
Property / Casualty $4,300,199,000
Automotive $869,188,000
Homeowners $307,396,000
Commercial $2,984,205,000
Workers' Comp $459,992,000
TOTAL $8,920,980,000
SOURCES: SNL Financial LC. Insurance Information Institute. 2013.
Iowa Tornadoes and Related Deaths
Total Tornado Count Related Fatalities
63 2
SOURCES: U.S. Department of Commerce, Storm Prediction Center, National Weather Service.
Iowa Wildfire Count and Coverage
Total Wildfire Count Acres Burned
577 11,347
SOURCES: National Interagency Fire Center.
Iowa Insurance Division
Doug Ommen, Commissioner
601 Locust St 4th Fl
Des Moines, IA 50309
Phone: 515-281-5705
Iowa Quick Stats
The 2013 insurance company claims payments in Iowa as measured by direct property/casualty incurred losses, were $2,900,000,000.
The insurance industry provided 54,463 jobs in Iowa in 2013, according to the Department of Commerce. These jobs accounted for about $3,752,819,000 in compensation in Iowa.
$11,927,000,000 of the Iowa gross state product was contributed by the insurance industry, accounting for 7.6% of the GSP.
Direct premiums written by property/casualty insurance companies in Iowa totaled $6,019,009,000 in 2013.
Life/health premiums in Iowa totaled $16,442,000,000 in 2013 (including life insurance, annuities, accident and health insurance, deposit type funds and other considerations).
Life insurance claims and benefits payouts in Iowa totaled $4,900,000,000 in 2013. Includes life insurance, death benefits, matured endowments, annuity benefits and other life insurance benefits. This does not include accident and health.
The Iowa surplus lines market accounted for $226,400,000 in gross premiums written in 2013, according to a survey by Business Insurance.
Premium taxes paid by insurance companies in Iowa totaled $104,885,000 in 2013.
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