Verona, Mississippi Population 2024

2,703

Verona is a city located in Lee County and Pontotoc County Mississippi. Verona has a 2024 population of 2,703. Verona is currently declining at a rate of -0.81% annually and its population has decreased by -3.15% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,791 in 2020.

The average household income in Verona is $52,183 with a poverty rate of 30.11%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Verona is 31.9 years, 30.2 years for males, and 33.3 years for females.

Verona Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 81.89%
  • White: 11.46%
  • Other race: 4.39%
  • Two or more races: 2.25%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
3.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
736.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.15% (-88)
The current population of Verona, Mississippi is 2,703 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,791.

Verona, Mississippi Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American2,29381.89%
White32111.46%
Other race1234.39%
Two or more races632.25%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

Black or African American

White

Other race

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Verona Population by Race

Verona Population Pyramid 2024

Verona Median Age

31.9

Total

30.2

Male

33.3

Female

Verona Adults

There are 2,180 adults, (301 of whom are seniors) in Verona.

Verona Age Dependency

49

Age Dependency Ratio

16

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33

Child Dependency Ratio

Verona Sex Ratio

Female1,45852.07%
Male1,34247.93%

Verona Population by Age

Verona Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,0662.623367
Non Family3721.5633.166.9
Married3333.0747.452.6
Female2793.4112.587.5
Male822.9143.956.1

3.13

Average Family Size

2.62

Average Household Size

33.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Verona Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1045.72%
9th to 12th Grade36019.81%
High School Graduate66036.32%
Some College42023.12%
Associates Degree1488.15%
Bachelors Degree1065.83%
Graduate Degree191.05%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Verona Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Verona Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Black1,3721,01378
White31527737
Hispanic118510
Other Race95280
2+ Races353510

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 28.57%.

Verona Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$29,668$28,906$29,738
Less Than 9th Grade$28,385$0$29,045
High School Graduate$37,500$47,521$34,896
Some College$30,074$30,956$29,107
Bachelors Degree$38,906$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0

$29,668

Average Earnings

$28,906

Average Male

$29,738

Average Female

Verona Earnings by Educational Attainment

Verona Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Verona Language

94.42% of Verona residents speak only English, while 5.58% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.58% of the population.

Verona Language

Verona Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black2,29377933.97%
White3146219.75%

30.11%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.5%

Male Poverty Rate

37.11%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Verona

The race most likely to be in poverty in Verona is Black, with 33.97% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Verona is White, with 19.75% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.58%. Among those working part-time, it was 31.06%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 53.66%.

Verona Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade41.81%
High School24.16%
Some College16.46%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Verona Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Female Unemployed58.97%
Female Employed18.91%
Male Employed2.38%

Verona Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Verona Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$41,216$52,183
Families$52,622$53,941
Married Families$73,125$-999,999,999
Non Families$26,977$48,388

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Verona Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

33.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

32.3%

Male Marriage Rate

33.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Verona Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Verona Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is Over 65.

Verona Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Verona Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

69

Number of Veterans

69

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War26
Vietnam16
First Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Verona Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
18 to 3426
65 to 7416
55 to 6414
75+13
35 to 540

Verona Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
Black492.87%
White206.35%

Verona Veterans by Race

Verona Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

14.49%

Veteran Disability Rate

Verona Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

67.2%

Labor Force Participation

63.3%

Employment Rate

5.7%

Unemployment Rate

Verona Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Verona Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Verona Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

80.64%

Born in Verona

94.79%

Native Born

5.21%

Foreign Born

5.21%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.79% of Verona residents were born in the United States, with 80.64% having been born in Mississippi. 5.21% 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

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,593-22-0.84%
20282,615-22-0.83%
20272,637-22-0.83%
20262,659-22-0.82%
20252,681-22-0.81%
20242,703-22-0.81%
20232,725-22-0.8%
20222,747-19-0.69%
20212,766-25-0.9%
20202,791-444-13.72%
20193,235-5-0.15%
20183,240-4-0.12%
20173,2442468.21%
20162,998-7-0.23%
20153,005-10-0.33%
20143,015-13-0.43%
20133,028-11-0.36%
20123,039170.56%
20113,022441.48%
20102,978-356-10.68%
20003,33444115.24%
19902,89300%

Verona Population by Year