Verona, Mississippi Population 2022

3,214
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Verona is a city located in Lee County Mississippi. Verona has a 2020 population of 3,214. Verona is currently declining at a rate of -0.19% annually but its population has increased by 7.71% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,984 in 2010.

The average household income in Verona is $34,545 with a poverty rate of 29.13%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $801 per month, and the median house value is $83,300. 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 Veronawas:

  • Black or African American: 77.21%
  • White: 19.28%
  • Two or more races: 2.92%
  • Other race: 0.60%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Verona, Mississippi is 3,214 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,214.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,984.

Verona, Mississippi Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White61419.28%
Black or African American2,45977.21%
Some Other Race190.60%
Two or More Races932.92%
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Verona Population by Race

Verona Population Pyramid 2022

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Verona Median Age

32.6


Total

30.7


Male

35


Female

Verona Adults

There are 2,383 adults, (402 of whom are seniors) in Verona.

Verona Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

20.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Verona Sex Ratio

Female

1,745

54.79%

Male

1,440

45.21%

Verona Population by Age

Verona Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Verona Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male56.4%43.6%
Married49.1%50.9%
All39.3%60.7%
Non Family35.5%64.5%
Female22.1%77.9%

39.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Verona Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,1302.8139.3
Married4343.5749.1
Male554.1856.4
Female2044.0622.1
Non Family4371.2935.5

3.65

Average Family Size

2.81

Average Household Size

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Verona Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1296.27%
9th to 12th Grade43621.18%
High School Graduate72835.36%
Some College50524.53%
Associates Degree1256.07%
Bachelors Degree1246.02%
Graduate Degree120.58%
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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
White46537162
Black1,4921,10173
2+ Races41181
Other Race124
Hispanic614

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 79.78%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 13.33%.

Verona Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,667$32,774$24,460
Less Than 9th Grade$26,417$47,031$25,767
High School Graduate$33,313$40,369$
Some College$21,797$25,500$18,646
Bachelors Degree$35,321$$35,571
Graduate Degree$$$

$26,667

Average Earnings

$32,774

Average Male

$24,460

Average Female

Verona Earnings by Educational Attainment

Verona Language by Age

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Verona Language

97.95% of Verona residents speak only English, while 2.05% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.05% of the population.

Verona Language

Verona Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Multiple938187.10%
Hispanic684160.29%
Black2,43468828.27%
White56311019.54%
Other19NaN%

29.13%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.45%

Male Poverty Rate

32.19%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Verona

The race most likely to be in poverty in Verona is Multiple, with 87.10% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.16%. Among those working part-time, it was 31.11%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 45.45%.

Verona Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade38.17%
High School18.43%
Some College23.92%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Verona Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed1.90%
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed13.97%
Female Unemployed82.35%

Verona Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Verona Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$34,318$42,911
Families$53,371$51,266
Married Families$58,125-
Non Families$22,972$28,964
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Income by Household Type

Verona Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

35.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.4%

Male Marriage Rate

32.5%

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 55-64, 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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61

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War12
First Gulf War6
Vietnam9
Korea7
World War II

Verona Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 546
55 to 6420
65 to 743
75+32

Verona Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5510.62%
Black60.33%

Verona Veterans by Race

Verona Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

62.30%

Veteran Disability Rate

Verona Veterans by Education

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62.4%

Labor Force Participation

57.8%

Employment Rate

7.3%

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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83.08%

Born in Verona

98.78%

Native Born

1.22%

Foreign Born

1.22%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.78% of Verona residents were born in the United States, with 83.08% having been born in Mississippi. 1.22% 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: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19902,8930.00%
20003,3344411.43%
20102,984-350-1.10%
20113,029451.51%
20123,043140.46%
20133,034-9-0.30%
20143,021-13-0.43%
20153,009-12-0.40%
20163,001-8-0.27%
20173,2472468.20%
20183,238-9-0.28%
20193,232-6-0.19%
20203,226-6-0.19%
20213,220-6-0.19%
20223,214-6-0.19%

Verona Population by Year