Verona, North Dakota

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Population in 2013: 86 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -20.4%
Males: 41  (48.5%)
Females: 45  (51.5%)
Median resident age:  45.5 years
North Dakota median age:  39.0 years

Zip code: 58490

Estimated median household income in 2012: $46,770 (it was $36,875 in 2000)
Verona:

$46,770
ND:

$53,585
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $31,572 (it was $14,327 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $43,039 (it was $27,000 in 2000)
Verona:

$43,039
ND:

$142,500
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $42,833; Detached houses: $47,222; Mobile homes: $36,250
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Verona races chart
  • White alone - 83 (97.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (1.2%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (1.2%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Verona: 81.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (51.8%), Norwegian (19.3%), United States (13.3%), Irish (6.0%), Swedish (3.6%), Dutch (2.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1385 feet

Land area: 0.26 square miles.

Population density: 333 people per square mile   (very low).

Verona, North Dakota map

For population 25 years and over in Verona:

  • High school or higher: 80.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Verona city:

  • Never married: 23.8%
  • Now married: 48.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 19.1%
  • Divorced: 8.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $540 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $490 (2.0%)

Verona satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fargo, ND (69.5 miles , pop. 90,599).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (251.5 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (602.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Englevale, ND (2.8 miles) , LaMoure, ND (3.3 miles ), Elliott, ND (3.5 miles) , Fort Ransom, ND (3.6 miles) , Oakes, ND (4.0 miles ), Lisbon, ND (4.4 miles ), Berlin, ND (4.5 miles) , Litchville, ND (4.6 miles) .

Latitude: 46.37 N, Longitude: 98.07 W

Area code: 701

Verona household income distribution Verona home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

2.6%
North Dakota:

3.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +6 (+5.9%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (26%)
  • Manufacturing (26%)
  • Construction (22%)
  • Information (13%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (58%)
  • Wholesale trade (13%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (16%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (11%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (11%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Business operations specialists (14%)
  • Cashiers (11%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (11%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (9%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)

Average climate in Verona, North Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Verona-area historical tornado activity is above North Dakota state average. It is 4% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/18/2004, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 22.1 miles away from the Verona city center caused $2 million in damages.

On 6/20/1957, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 50.4 miles away from the city center killed 10 people and injured 103 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Verona-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below North Dakota state average. It is 76% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 622.3 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 108.8 miles away from Verona center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 162.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 97.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 70.4 miles away from Verona center
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 178.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in La Crosse County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 5, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Verona topographic map

Birthplace of: Frank J. Magill - Federal judge.

Hospitals and medical centers near Verona:

  • ST ROSE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; LAMOURE, ND)
  • OAKES COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 16 miles away; OAKES, ND)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - OAKES (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; OAKES, ND)
  • DAVITA - OAKES DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 16 miles away; OAKES, ND)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Verona:

  • Northern State University (about 67 miles; Aberdeen, SD; Full-time enrollment: 2,203)
  • North Dakota State College of Science (about 71 miles; Wahpeton, ND; FT enrollment: 2,318)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 71 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 12,680)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 71 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,767)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 72 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 6,096)
  • Minnesota State Community and Technical College (about 95 miles; Fergus Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 4,863)
  • University of North Dakota (about 118 miles; Grand Forks, ND; FT enrollment: 12,858)

Public high school in Verona:

Public elementary/middle school in Verona:

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Notable location: Verona Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Verona that have no violations reported:

  • VERONA CITY OF (Population served: 85, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 3.2%
Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
North Dakota:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  60.5%
Whole state:  60.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.9%
Whole state:  6.4%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Verona compared to North Dakota state average:

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (54%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (23%)
  • Electricity (13%)
  • Utility gas (5%)

Presidential Elections Results

2000 2004 2008 2012

2000 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Verona city (based on LaMoure County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 98.38%
Here: 98.4%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaCatholic ChurchLutheran ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchHutterian Brethren
Adherents27.0%26.9%13.0%10.6%4.3%
Congregations22.2%16.7%11.1%16.7%5.6%
NameConservative Congregational Christian ConferencePresbyterian Church (USA)Assemblies of GodChurch of the NazareneOther
Adherents3.9%2.8%2.6%2.3%6.6%
Congregations2.8%5.6%2.8%2.8%13.9%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
LaMoure County:

7.31 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
LaMoure County:

4.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Here:

14.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.90 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.5%
North Dakota:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
LaMoure County:

27.6%
North Dakota:

27.6%
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
Financial Administration 0$0 1$153
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$236
Totals for Government 0$0 6$389

Strongest AM radio stations in Verona:

  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KSJB (600 AM; 5 kW; JAMESTOWN, ND; Owner: CHESTERMAN COMM. JAMESTOWN, INC.)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KDDR (1220 AM; 1 kW; OAKES, ND)
  • KQLX (890 AM; daytime; 1 kW; LISBON, ND; Owner: SHEYENNE VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFNW (1200 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KFGO (790 AM; 5 kW; FARGO, ND; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKAA (1560 AM; 10 kW; ABERDEEN, SD; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WDAY (970 AM; 5 kW; FARGO, ND; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
  • KSDN (930 AM; 5 kW; ABERDEEN, SD; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)

Strongest FM radio stations in Verona:

  • KQLX-FM (106.1 FM; LISBON, ND; Owner: SHEYENNE VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)

Verona fatal accident list:

Jan 23, 1983 01:20 AM, Main St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Robert J Guntel, 11722 72nd Street Se (Lat: 46.368861 Lon: -97.966472), Type: 105.2, Overall height: 100.6 m
    Registrant: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PARKWAY SUITE 150
  • Stephanie I Jones, 11722 72nd Street Se (Lat: 46.368861 Lon: -97.966472), Type: 105.2, Overall height: 100.6 m
    Registrant: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PARKWAY SUITE 150

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 1 Mi E 1 Mi S Int Hwys 27 & 1 Mi N (Lat: 46.427750 Lon: -98.054556), Call Sign: KZX822
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.385 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/19/1995, Expiration Date: 12/06/2000, Cancellation Date: 02/11/2001
    Registrant: Gary K Sandness, Verona, ND 58490, Phone: (701) 432-5951

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
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