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.
Verona is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Verona is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Verona who work in office and administrative support (13.18%), sales jobs (13.18%), and business and financial occupations (7.36%).
Because of many things, Verona is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Verona really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Verona perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Verona is worth considering.
In Verona, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.98 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Being a small town, Verona does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
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: 28.90% of adults 25 and older in the town have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Verona in 2010 was $37,018, which is wealthy relative to Kentucky and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $148,072 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 Spanish.