Among Florida counties, Monroe posted the highest average property insurance premium cost for single-family homes – $7,162 – according to new data from Florida insurance regulators that highlights continuing challenges for the state’s insurers.

The average single-family property insurance premium in the county rose $433 in just six months, according to the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation. The office’s first Property Insurance Stability Report for the new year shows that the counties with the next highest insurance costs on single-family homes were Miami-Dade, $5,391; Palm Beach, $5,247; and Broward, $5,164.

In comparison, the average annual property insurance cost paid by Americans with $250,000 in coverage is $1,383, according to Bankrate.com.