Verona, Illinois

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Population in 2014: 213 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -17.1%
 
Males: 99  (46.9%)
Females: 114  (53.1%)
Median resident age:  34.0 years
Illinois median age:  37.7 years

Zip codes: 60479.

Estimated median household income in 2015: $64,363 (it was $46,094 in 2000)
Verona:

$64,363
IL:

$59,588

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $23,102 (it was $16,387 in 2000)

Verona village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $114,114 (it was $63,500 in 2000)
Verona:

$114,114
IL:

$180,300

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $204,888; Detached houses: $217,639; Townhouses or other attached units: $175,136; In 2-unit structures: $122,231; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $190,687; Mobile homes: $41,130
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  • Races in Verona, IL (2010)

    Verona races chart
    • 18987.9%White alone
    • 209.3%Hispanic
    • 62.8%Two or more races

Races in Verona detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Verona: 97.4 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (22.4%), Irish (13.7%), American (9.9%), Italian (3.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 01/15/1904

Elevation: 640 feet

Land area: 0.15 square miles.

Population density: 1,461 people per square mile   (low).

Verona,IL real estate house value index trend

Verona, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Verona:

  • High school or higher: 85.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 34.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Verona village:

  • Never married: 36.2%
  • Now married: 45.6%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 5.1%
  • Divorced: 10.0%

20 residents are foreign born (8.4% Latin America).

This village:

8.4%
Illinois:

14.0%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Verona, Illinois as of June 25, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in Verona to the number of sex offenders is 215 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Verona village:  1.5% ($967)
Illinois:  1.8% ($2,285)
Verona satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Joliet, IL (30.0 miles , pop. 106,221).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (60.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Kinsman, IL (2.0 miles) , Mazon, IL (2.1 miles ), Seneca, IL (2.9 miles ), Ransom, IL (3.0 miles ), Dwight, IL (3.1 miles ), Gardner, IL (3.2 miles ), Morris, IL (3.3 miles ), Carbon Hill, IL (3.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $88,800
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $100,000

Latitude: 41.22 N, Longitude: 88.50 W

Area code: 815

Verona household income distribution Verona home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.3%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +14 (+5.8%).
Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (32%)
  • Construction (26%)
  • Wholesale trade (14%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Other services, except public administration (12%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (28%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (26%)
  • Production occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Verona: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Verona, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Verona-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 72% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/28/1990, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 29.7 miles away from the Verona village center killed 29 people and injured 350 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/17/1963, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.1 miles away from the village center killed one person and injured 70 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Verona-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 193.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 168.8 miles away from Verona center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 26.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 226.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 192.7 miles away from Verona center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 182.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Grundy County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Snowstorms: 2, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Verona topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Verona:

  • WILLIAM W FOX DEVELOPMENTAL CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; DWIGHT, IL)
  • HERITAGE HEALTH-DWIGHT (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; DWIGHT, IL)
  • MORRIS LINCOLN NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; MORRIS, IL)
  • MORRIS HC AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; MORRIS, IL)
  • FMC - MORRIS DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; MORRIS, IL)
  • MORRIS HOSPITAL & HEALTHCARE CENTERS Acute Care Hospitals (about 12 miles away; MORRIS, IL)
  • SILVER CROSS RENAL CENTER MORRIS (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; MORRIS, IL)

Amtrak station near Verona:

  • 10 miles: DWIGHT (119 W. MAIN ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area.

Operable nuclear power plants near Verona:

  • 9 miles: LaSalle County 1 and 2 in Seneca, IL.
  • 12 miles: Dresden 2 in Morris, IL.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Verona:

  • Joliet Junior College (about 26 miles; Joliet, IL; Full-time enrollment: 11,401)
  • University of St Francis (about 31 miles; Joliet, IL; FT enrollment: 2,454)
  • Illinois Valley Community College (about 32 miles; Oglesby, IL; FT enrollment: 2,747)
  • Olivet Nazarene University (about 34 miles; Bourbonnais, IL; FT enrollment: 4,731)
  • Lewis University (about 35 miles; Romeoville, IL; FT enrollment: 5,739)
  • Kankakee Community College (about 35 miles; Kankakee, IL; FT enrollment: 2,969)
  • Aurora University (about 39 miles; Aurora, IL; FT enrollment: 4,596)

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Notable location: Verona - Kinsman Fire Protection District (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Grundy County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 57.4. This is better than average.

City:

57.4
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2000 was 0.201. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.201
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2000 was 9.21. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 16.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.21
U.S.:

6.40

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 26.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 15.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.33. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.33
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 8.8%
(7.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 11.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.6 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  70.2%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  4.8%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.9
Illinois average:

12.3

Verona travel time to work - commute Verona mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Verona village (based on Grundy County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic10,7004
Evangelical Protestant5,31120
Mainline Protestant4,23016
Other3723
None29,450-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
Grundy County:

0.64 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Grundy County:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
Grundy County:

4.47 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 37
Here:

7.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.4%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Grundy County:

27.3%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.4%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.1%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

42.5%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.0
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

22.2%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Verona:

12.4%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
Verona:

35.9%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
This city:

53.2%
State:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

77.0%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Verona, IL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$84
Totals for Government 0$0 1$84

Verona government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $31,000 ($145.54)
    General - Other: $12,000 ($56.34)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $7,000 ($32.86)

Verona government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $3,000 ($14.08)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $5,000 ($23.47)
    Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($14.08)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $76,000 ($356.81)
    General Support: $17,000 ($79.81)
    Highways: $7,000 ($32.86)
  • Tax - Property: $10,000 ($46.95)
    Public Utilities: $5,000 ($23.47)

Verona government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $158,000 ($741.78)

6.44% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,695 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.44%
Illinois average:

4.45%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Will County, IL  2.59% ($42,112 average AGI)
from Cook County, IL  0.63% ($40,472)
from La Salle County, IL  0.53% ($34,914)


6.97% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($40,744 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.97%
Illinois average:

4.96%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Will County, IL  2.33% ($39,127 average AGI)
to Cook County, IL  0.72% ($38,097)
to La Salle County, IL  0.50% ($35,860)

Strongest AM radio stations in Verona:

  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WAUR (930 AM; 4 kW; SANDWICH, IL; Owner: CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING SYSTEM, LTD.)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WIND (560 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • WCSJ (1550 AM; 0 kW; MORRIS, IL; Owner: GRUNDY COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Verona:

  • WJDK-FM (95.7 FM; SENECA, IL; Owner: GRUNDY COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC)
  • WCFL (104.7 FM; MORRIS, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS DISTRICT COUNCIL OF ASSEMBL)
  • WRXQ (100.7 FM; COAL CITY, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WJEZ (98.9 FM; DWIGHT, IL; Owner: LIVINGSTON COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WYXX (103.1 FM; MORRIS, IL; Owner: BIG CITY RADIO-CHI, L.L.C.)
  • WYKT (105.5 FM; WILMINGTON, IL; Owner: STARADIO CORPORATION)
  • WJCH (91.9 FM; JOLIET, IL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WWGN (88.9 FM; OTTAWA, IL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • WALS (102.1 FM; OGLESBY, IL; Owner: LACO RADIO, INC.)
  • WCCQ (98.3 FM; CREST HILL, IL; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF JOLIET, INC.)
  • WKOT (96.5 FM; MARSEILLES, IL; Owner: LASALLE COUNTY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WSTQ (97.7 FM; STREATOR, IL; Owner: MENDOTA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WYYS (106.1 FM; STREATOR, IL; Owner: MENDOTA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WYST (107.7 FM; FAIRBURY, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WPJC (88.3 FM; PONTIAC, IL; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)

TV broadcast stations around Verona:

  • WWTO-TV (Channel 35; LASALLE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

3
  • LARRY NELSON, 2.5 Mi W (Lat: 41.220000 Lon: -88.540833), Type: 106.6, Overall height: 105.6 m, Registrant: 6305521000, , 1 BROADCAST CTR
  • LANE LINDSTROM, 2.5 Mi W (Lat: 41.220000 Lon: -88.540833), Type: 106.6, Overall height: 105.6 m, Registrant: 6305521000, , 1 BROADCAST CTR
  • 2.5 Mi W (Lat: 41.220000 Lon: -88.540833), Type: 106.6, Overall height: 105.6 m, Registrant: 6305521000, , 1 BROADCAST CTR

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 5410 West Indian Trail Road (Lat: 41.293333 Lon: -88.518889), Call Sign: WQRG680
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.885 MHzGrant Date: 05/09/2013, Expiration Date: 05/09/2023, Certifier: Brad BakerRegistrant: National License, 12591 Brompton Road, Carmel, IN 46033, Phone: (317) 564-8018, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: N9YZA, Licensee ID: L00228817, Grant Date: 08/27/2014, Expiration Date: 10/28/2024, Certifier: Peter M Clarke, Registrant: Peter M Clarke, 5520 West Indian Trail Road, Verona, IL 60479

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: BELLANCA 8KCAB (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 101 mph), Engine: LYCOMING AEIO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2980D , Serial Number: 642-80, Year manufactured: 1980, Airworthiness Date: 06/19/1980
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Ronald B Limbach, 3220 W Waupecan Rd, Verona, IL 60479, Other Owners: Cynthia S Limbach
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172L (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7297Q , Serial Number: 17260597, Year manufactured: 1972, Airworthiness Date: 04/17/1972
    Registrant (Corporation): Fledgling Inc, 3220 W Waupecan Rd, Verona, IL 60479
  • Aircraft: BELLANCA 7ECA (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8503 , Serial Number: 910-73, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 01/23/1973
    Registrant (Corporation): Fledging Inc, 3220 W Waupecan Rd, Verona, IL 60479
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 170A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C145 SERIES (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9030A , Serial Number: 18785, Year manufactured: 1949, Airworthiness Date: 04/06/1956
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Cynthia S Limbach, 3220 W Waupecan Rd, Verona, IL 60479, Other Owners: R Bruce Limbach

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3
  • Hazardous Condition: 1
Most common first names in Verona, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William670.7 years
James568.2 years
George581.0 years
Mary582.6 years
Robert471.0 years
Josephine389.0 years
Dorothy280.0 years
Alice281.0 years
Edith263.5 years
Janice266.0 years
Most common last names in Verona, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Walsh776.9 years
Finch680.3 years
Kavanaugh375.7 years
Newman385.3 years
Beal275.0 years
Bell263.0 years
Emanuelson279.0 years
Esgar282.5 years
Kilmer271.5 years
Knibbs279.0 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (89%)
  • Electricity (10%)

Verona compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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