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 managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Verona who work in management occupations (13.08%), office and administrative support (12.79%), and sales jobs (11.92%).
Also of interest is that Verona has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 12.13% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
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.
One downside of living in Verona, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 32.90 minutes every day commuting to work.
As is often the case in a small town, Verona doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The education level of Verona citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 19.74% of adults 25 and older in Verona have a college degree.
The per capita income in Verona in 2018 was $35,228, which is wealthy relative to Kentucky, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $140,912 for a family of four.
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. Important ancestries of people in Verona include Irish, German, Italian, English, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Verona is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Polish.