Verona, Mississippi Population 2020

3,729
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Verona is a city located in Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 3,729, it is the 74th largest city in Mississippi and the 5603rd largest city in the United States. Verona is currently growing at a rate of 7.09% annually and its population has increased by 24.05% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,006 in 2010. Spanning over 4 miles, Verona has a population density of 1,015 people per square mile.

The average household income in Verona is $31,604 with a poverty rate of 33.98%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $668 per month, and the median house value is $69,600. The median age in Verona is 35.1 years, 31 years for males, and 40.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 95.2 males.

Verona Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 71.50%
  • White: 23.29%
  • Two or more races: 4.41%
  • Other race: 0.81%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Verona, Mississippi is 3,729, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,235.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,006.

Verona, Mississippi Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American2,22071.50%
White72323.29%
Two or More Races1374.41%
Some Other Race250.81%
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Verona Population Pyramid 2020

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Verona Median Age

35.1


Total

31


Male

40.4


Female

Verona Adults

There are 2,378 adults, (357 of whom are seniors) in Verona.

Verona Age Dependency

53.6

Age Dependency Ratio

17.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36

Child Dependency Ratio

Verona Sex Ratio

Female

1,591

51.24%

Male

1,514

48.76%

Verona Households and Families

Verona Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Verona Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married47%53%
All36.5%63.5%
Non Family35.3%64.7%
Male34.8%65.2%
Female23.1%76.9%

36.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,3232.3436.5
Non Family7091.1935.3
Married3493.7347
Female1993.6423.1
Male663.2734.8

3.54

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

7.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Verona Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1647.54%
9th to 12th Grade56525.99%
High School Graduate63229.07%
Some College58927.09%
Associates Degree1095.01%
Bachelors Degree954.37%
Graduate Degree200.92%
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Verona Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Black1,5581,08251
White48832343
Hispanic654
Multiple Races633621
Other Race134

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 69.45%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 33.33%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$21,515$22,738$20,139
Less Than High School$17,188$21,688$15,822
High School Grad$21,412$25,417$19,345
Some College$22,731$21,250$22,879
Bachelors Degree$28,083$62,560$24,881
Graduate Degree$$$

$21,515

Average Earnings

$22,738

Average Male

$20,139

Average Female

Verona Language

Verona Language by Age

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Verona Language

96.61% of Verona residents speak only English, while 3.39% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.39% of the population.

Verona Poverty

Verona Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2,19063729.09%
White63621934.43%
Multiple13710173.72%
Hispanic1128878.57%
Other2525100.00%

33.98%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.48%

Male Poverty Rate

41.20%

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 Black, with 29.09% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.01%. Among those working part-time, it was 48.02%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 45.83%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School47.02%
High School29.91%
Some College24.03%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed81.25%
Male Unemployed80.00%
Female Employed19.24%
Male Employed9.30%

Verona Income

Verona Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$25,710$31,604
Families$33,571$39,587
Married Families$38,264-
Non Families$19,229$24,009
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Verona Marital Status

Verona Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

30.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.6%

Male Marriage Rate

25.1%

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 55-64.

Verona Marital Status by Race

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Verona Veterans

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85

Number of Veterans

85

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam45
Second Gulf War13
Korea8
First Gulf War6
World War II
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7439
75+29
55 to 6410
35 to 547
18 to 34
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Name Veterans % of Total
White478.48%
Black382.18%

Verona Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

87.06%

Veteran Disability Rate

Verona Employment Status

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59%

Labor Force Participation

52.2%

Employment Rate

11.5%

Unemployment Rate

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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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77.87%

Born in Mississippi

98.13%

Native Born

1.87%

Foreign Born

1.19%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.13% of Verona residents were born in the United States, with 77.87% having been born in Mississippi. 1.19% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20203,7292477.09%
20193,4822477.64%
20183,235-9-0.28%
20173,2442478.24%
20162,997-8-0.27%
20153,005-10-0.33%
20143,015-15-0.50%
20133,030-7-0.23%
20123,037160.53%
20113,021421.41%
20102,979-355-1.12%
20003,3344411.43%
19902,8930.00%