Verona, PA


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Living in Verona

Verona is a very small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 2,442 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Verona is the 532nd largest community in Pennsylvania. Much of the housing stock in Verona was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs in the country.

Unlike some boroughs, Verona isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Verona are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Verona is a borough of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Verona who work in office and administrative support (15.56%), sales jobs (11.20%), and management occupations (8.20%).

Despite the fact that it is a small borough, Verona has quite a few people who take public transportation – mostly the bus - for their daily commute to work. This helps to fill a real need in the borough for affordable transportation.

The education level of Verona citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 21.24% of adults in Verona have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Verona in 2010 was $21,905, which is lower middle income relative to Pennsylvania, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $87,620 for a family of four. However, Verona contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Verona is a somewhat ethnically-diverse borough. 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 German, Italian, Polish, and English.

The most common language spoken in Verona is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.