Verona, Mississippi Population 2021

3,220
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Verona is a city located in Lee County Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 3,220, it is the 80th largest city in Mississippi and the 6038th largest city in the United States . Verona is currently declining at a rate of -0.19% annually but its population has increased by 7.12% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,006 in 2010. Verona reached it's highest population of 3,334 in 2000. Spanning over 4 miles, Verona has a population density of 877 people per square mile.

The average household income in Verona is $34,545 with a poverty rate of 36.88%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $667 per month, and the median house value is $75,100. The median age in Verona is 34.1 years, 30.5 years for males, and 38.1 years for females.

Verona Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Verona was:

  • Black or African American: 70.49%
  • White: 24.86%
  • Two or more races: 3.92%
  • Other race: 0.73%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Verona, Mississippi is 3,220 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,238.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,006.

Verona, Mississippi Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American2,21470.49%
White78124.86%
Two or More Races1233.92%
Some Other Race230.73%
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Verona Population by Race

Verona Population Pyramid $2021

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Verona Median Age

34.1


Total

30.5


Male

38.1


Female

Verona Adults

There are 2,394 adults, (350 of whom are seniors) in Verona.

Verona Age Dependency

53.7

Age Dependency Ratio

17.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Verona Sex Ratio

Female

1,565

49.82%

Male

1,576

50.18%

Verona Population by Age

Verona Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Verona Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male63.5%36.5%
Married50.7%49.3%
All36.5%63.5%
Non Family30%70%
Female26%74%

36.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Verona Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,2822.4436.5
Non Family6461.2530
Married3613.5350.7
Female2233.8726
Male523.4863.5

3.54

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

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Verona Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1617.46%
9th to 12th Grade58827.25%
High School Graduate62328.87%
Some College50623.45%
Associates Degree1436.63%
Bachelors Degree1245.75%
Graduate Degree130.60%
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Verona Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Verona Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black1,46496061
White57141057
Hispanic625
2+ Races613419
Other Race145

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 71.80%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 31.15%.

Verona Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$23,293$26,949$20,745
Less Than 9th Grade$21,442$$16,742
High School Graduate$22,361$26,597$21,554
Some College$24,280$27,120$22,803
Bachelors Degree$27,344$$25,859
Graduate Degree$$$

$23,293

Average Earnings

$26,949

Average Male

$20,745

Average Female

Verona Earnings by Educational Attainment

Verona Language by Age

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Verona Language

97.20% of Verona residents speak only English, while 2.80% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.80% of the population.

Verona Language

Verona Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2,18776935.16%
White70521230.07%
Multiple1239778.86%
Hispanic987071.43%
Other2323100.00%

36.88%

Overall Poverty Rate

27.37%

Male Poverty Rate

46.56%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Verona

The race most likely to be in poverty in Verona is Other, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Verona is White, with 30.07% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.83%. Among those working part-time, it was 45.18%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 55.15%.

Verona Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade41.91%
High School34.19%
Some College27.40%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Verona Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Unemployed84.31%
Female Employed20.42%
Male Employed5.00%

Verona Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Verona Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$30,621$34,545
Families$34,318$41,814
Married Families$52,560-
Non Families$21,359$26,859
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Income by Household Type

Verona Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

30.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

32.7%

Male Marriage Rate

28.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Verona Married by Age and Sex

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Verona Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Verona Marital Status by Race

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Verona Marital Status

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55

Number of Veterans

55

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam13
Second Gulf War10
Korea8
First Gulf War5
World War II

Verona Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+28
55 to 6414
65 to 748
35 to 545
18 to 34

Verona Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White507.95%
Black50.30%

Verona Veterans by Race

Verona Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

69.09%

Veteran Disability Rate

Verona Veterans by Education

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61.4%

Labor Force Participation

54.8%

Employment Rate

10.8%

Unemployment Rate

Verona Employment by Age

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Verona Employment by Race

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Verona Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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77.75%

Born in Verona

98.06%

Native Born

1.94%

Foreign Born

1.34%

Non Citizen

0.60%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.06% of Verona residents were born in the United States, with 77.75% having been born in Mississippi. 1.34% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Verona Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20213,220-6-0.19%
20203,226-6-0.19%
20193,232-6-0.19%
20183,238-9-0.28%
20173,2472468.20%
20163,001-8-0.27%
20153,009-12-0.40%
20143,021-13-0.43%
20133,034-9-0.30%
20123,043140.46%
20113,029451.51%
20102,984-350-1.10%
20003,3344411.43%
19902,8930.00%

Verona Population by Year