Verona is a very small town located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 1,548 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Verona is the 227th largest community in Kentucky.
Verona real estate is some of the most expensive in Kentucky, although Verona house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
When you are in Verona, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 36.03% of Verona’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Verona is a town of sales and office workers, managers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Verona who work in office and administrative support (11.74%), management occupations (11.57%), and sales jobs (10.91%).
Because of many things, Verona is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Verona a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Verona has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Verona’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One downside of living in Verona, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 33.78 minutes every day commuting to work.
Verona is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
In terms of college education, Verona is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 26.75% of adults 25 and older in the town have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Verona in 2010 was $35,347, which is wealthy relative to Kentucky and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $141,388 for a family of four. However, Verona contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Verona home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Verona residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Verona include Irish, English, Scottish, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Verona is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and German.